Category: Blogs

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“Ecclesiastical Disobedience:” A Letter to The Daily Camera’s Open Forum on Behalf of the Church Council of First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Bishop Karen Oliveto

Ecclesiastical Disobedience Under the cloud of President Trump’s executive order that affirms the right to discriminate under the banner of “religious freedom”, we feel compelled to address the Camera article of April 25th about the United Methodist Judicial Council’s trial

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First United Methodist Church’s Perspective on the Attention Homes Project

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First United Methodist Church’s Perspective on the Attention Homes Project Support for the Homeless First and foremost, the Church supports Attention Homes Apartments because it is consistent with our core values and mission to support the disadvantaged and disenfranchised. Consistent

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Announcing the Appointment of Our New Pastor, the Rev. Matthias Krier

Della and Matt Krier

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 A Letter from Our Staff Parish Relations Committee: The Rev. Matthias Krier Appointed as Our New Pastor A week and a half ago, our Staff Parish Relations (SPR) Committee received word from our District Superintendent, Skip

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Pastoral Ponderings: The Process of Appointing a New Pastor for Our Church

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Pastoral Ponderings November 18, 2016 The three weeks I’ve been with you have been a whirlwind! It’s been great to come alongside you and the terrific staff here at First UMC. I’ve had some wonderful conversations with people at the

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Pastoral Ponderings: Election Thoughts, and Listening Times

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Pastoral Ponderings November 11, 2016 I am pondering this week’s election. And pondering what it means about this country–who we are and what the future holds. And I ponder as one who had hoped that the election would have gone

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Pastoral Ponderings: Hello from Rev. Dale Beck, Our Interim Senior Pastor

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Pastoral Ponderings October 28, 2016 Dear Friends, The Ponderings this week come from a new voice and a new heart. Let me first introduce myself. I have been asked by Bishop Karen Oliveto and Superintendent Skip Strickland to be your

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Get to Know Our New Bishop, the Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto

Rev. Pat Bruns

With Love from Pat Friday, September 23, 2016   If you’re looking for inspiration and hope – and in today’s world who isn’t – I encourage you to watch this video. It tells the story of our new Bishop, Karen

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“Life is Such a Fragile Gift…and Precious.”

Pat Bruns

With Love from Pat September 2, 2016   Dear Friends, A couple of thoughts on the first Friday of September: Last Saturday, August 27, Sandi Zeigler’s sister, Joan Watson, died following surgery. Joan’s death was sudden and unexpected. Everyone is

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Rockies vs. Padres with Your FUMC Friends 9/17

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With Love from Pat August 12, 2016 We’re going to have our annual Take Me Out to the Ball Game church baseball outing on Saturday, September 17th – our own Colorado Rockies vs. the San Diego Padres. First pitch is

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Catching Up with Rev. Pat Bruns

Rev. Pat Bruns

With Love from Pat Friday, August 5, 2016 It was a wonderful time away for me in July visiting with family and fossil hunting here and there in Colorado and Utah. There was genuine delight in having days that were

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