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Christmas Eve at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Please join us for Christmas Eve services on Monday evening, December 24, 2018. Absolutely EVERYONE is welcome! 5:00 PM — Christmas Eve Family Worship Come and enjoy a kid-friendly worship service with carols, stories, and the celebration of communion.   7:00 PM — Choir Candlelight Service Our Chancel Choir will lead the music for this […]

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The Dress Series, a Fiber Art Exhibit by Barbara Olson through January 27

Come and see The Dress Series: Personal Narratives, a fiber art exhibit by artist-in-residence and longtime FUMC member Barbara Olson! The Dress Series will hang in our sanctuary gallery through January 27, 2019. To learn more about Barbara and her work, visit her website.   There will be a First Friday reception celebrating The Dress […]

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Tuesday, 11/20: Volunteer Opportunity to Support Community Food Share

It’s that time of year again! Every autumn, folks from FUMC Boulder help out our friends at Community Food Share by gathering at Community Food Share’s warehouse in Louisville to help sort all the donated and collected food! Community Food Share is Boulder and Broomfield Counties’ largest food bank.   Food Sorting at Community Food […]

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Update on the Haydon Bequest

First United Methodist Church has been blessed to be the beneficiary of a major bequest from the estate of longtime FUMC member Thelma Haydon (1913-2017), who died last year at age 103! Half of the bequest was designated for the Endowment Fund, and the other half is undesignated. In order to be good stewards of […]

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TIR Hal Taussig Returns in August

On two upcoming Sundays, August 12 and 26, come to two special Forum programs (9:00 am in the church parlor) entitled “Facing Futures: Dark, Winsome, Bright, and Violent,” led by author, professor, pastor and returning Theologian-in-Residence (TIR), Dr. Hal Taussig. These 75-minute sessions combine spiritual exercises, conversation, and the reading of a recently-discovered early Christ […]

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Service Opportunity: Make 5/6 Hygiene Kit Day a Success!

Our friends at the United Methodist Church of Johnstown, an UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) Hub for our area, sent local Methodist churches this letter telling us how we can help make HYGIENE KIT DAY, coming up on May 6, a success.   Keep reading to find out how YOU can help!   Dear […]

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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

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 of Bishop Karen Oliveto which argued that her election violates church law. Since 1972 the […]

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

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 with these ideals, we currently offer, at our Church building, assistance that reaches over a […]

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Announcing the Appointment of Our New Pastor, the Rev. Matthias 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 Strickland, that the Bishop and the Cabinet had identified a person who they believed to […]

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