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Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) was established as a nonprofit organization in 1982 by eight large downtown churches. Considered an outreach extension for the community, ESM responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado Springs. 


                                            Community Flu Clinics 2015

    ESM will be part of the Community Flu Clinics. Free flu shots will be available for adults and children over 4 years of age. Eligibility requirements include those who are uninsured/underinsured and those without vaccine coverage.

    Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 / Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Vaccine is limited and will be available for as long as supply lasts.

    Brought to you by:
    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services/Centura Health
    Colorado Springs Fire Department

    Call United Way 211 for schedule updates and other locations.



ESM’s annual fundraiser will be on Thursday, November 12th! This year’s theme is “The Widow’s Mite.” Come hear the story of ESM, learn how clients are giving back and how you can support our work!
 Call (719) 228-6781 for details!

Thank you to these sponsors to date!
Opportunities are still available!

ANB Bank
Axis Business Solutions
Centennial Reproduction Center
El Pomar Foundation
Ent Federal Credit Union
First Baptist Church
First Christian Church
First Congregational Church
First Lutheran Church
First Presbyterian Church
First United Methodist Church
Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
G4S Secure Solutions
Kaiser Permanente
Lewis, Roca & Rothgerber
St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral

When & Where
November 12, 2015
Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Lunch & Program begin at 12:00 p.m.
The DoubleTree Hotel




"I lost my job and was not able to pay my rent. ESM staff and volunteers reassured me that it was OK to ask for help and helped with rental assistance. Thanks to ESM I am back on track again."

In response to the Gospel, ESM promotes self-sufficiency and restores dignity by providing food, medicine, housing, job placement, educational programs, and spiritual encouragement.

ESM provides a collaborative Christian response to low income and homeless people in crisis.

ESM will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations prohibiting discrimination.