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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TIR Kathryn Reklis: Art, Spirituality, and Social Justice July 8-August 5

First United Methodist Church of Boulder is delighted to welcome our next Theologian-in-Residence (TIR), Dr. Kathryn Recklis, in July! Kathryn will lead 5 Forum programs (9:00 am on Sunday mornings in the church parlor) during her stay with us as together we explore Art, Spirituality and Social Justice. Since at least the 19th century, art […]

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Driven to Abstraction Exhibit continues in Sanctuary Gallery through August 30

Driven to Abstraction is an exhibit of abstract paintings by NoBo (North Boulder) Art District member artists Linda Bice, Betsy Cole, Jennifer Johnson, Lori Mattina and Connie Slack. Located in the sanctuary gallery space of our historic downtown church, these beautiful and colorful paintings are enhanced during daylight hours by sunlight streaming through the stained […]

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Arts for Kids’ Souls: First Saturday of August

Though our Arts for Kids’ Souls (AFKS) Camp is on a one-year hiatus this summer, mark your calendars for a special AFKS event on the first Saturday of August! This AFKS event will take place at First United Methodist Church of Boulder.   SATURDAY, 8/4, 5:30-6:30 pm AFKS music instructor (and FUMC member) Jason Malmberg […]

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FUMC Receives Recognition for Historic Landmarking of 7 Downtown Properties

In recognition of our historic landmarking of seven downtown properties in 2017, First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Boulder was celebrated at the Boulder Heritage Roundtable Archaeology Historic Preservation Month Awards Ceremony at the Chautauqua Community House on Monday, May 16, at 6:00 pm. Pastor Matthias Krier, and FUMC Boulder members William Arndt, Ruth Irvin, […]

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Music for the Soul: Our Summer Music Series

We are excited to present our summer music series, Music for the Soul, from June 3 through the first Sunday of September! During the summer months, our Chancel Choir takes a much-deserved break, so we invite guest musicians to perform during our 10:30 am Sunday worship services. This summer’s line-up runs the gamut from classical […]

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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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Parking Lot Closure: Parking Options

FUMC’s Parking Lot Closure: What You Need to Know Construction on the Attention Homes housing project has begun, and our parking lot is now CLOSED for the duration of the project (until summer of 2019 at least). Parking on the circle drive in front of the church is for vehicles displaying a valid handicapped decal […]

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