Megan Verlee http://ripr.org en Pastor Leads A New Brand Of Church For 'Sinners And Saints' http://ripr.org/post/pastor-leads-new-brand-church-sinners-and-saints It's Sunday evening, and services are just getting underway at the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver. Nearly 200 worshipers sit in circles of plastic chairs around a simple altar table. Together they follow traditional Christian rites. They sit. They stand. They sing.<p>The congregation here resembles the crowd at a downtown bookshop — hipsters and college professors, gay couples and Democratic grandmas. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 08:42:00 +0000 Megan Verlee 26742 at http://ripr.org Pastor Leads A New Brand Of Church For 'Sinners And Saints' Student Opens Fire At Colo. High School, Wounds 2, Kills Self http://ripr.org/post/student-opens-fire-colo-high-school-wounds-2-kills-self A student armed with a shotgun opened fire at a Colorado high school, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said Friday. Police said the shooter injured two fellow students at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., before killing himself. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:07:00 +0000 Megan Verlee 26258 at http://ripr.org New Lives Emerge From Colo. Wildfire Ashes, Still Scarred http://ripr.org/post/new-lives-emerge-colo-wildfire-ashes-still-scarred West of the city of Colorado Springs, trees charred by the summer's wildfire scar the steep foothills. The Waldo Canyon fire destroyed more than 300 homes in June.<p>Now, that devastated neighborhood is coming back to life, with construction workers swarming over half-completed houses. Sun, 23 Dec 2012 10:11:00 +0000 Megan Verlee 1726 at http://ripr.org New Lives Emerge From Colo. Wildfire Ashes, Still Scarred