Category: Press

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

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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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Attention Homes’ Kaleidoscope Gala-A-Go-Go 50th Anniversary Celebration on 5/14

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With Love from Pat April 9, 2016 Our young adult affordable transitional housing project has already made this quite a year for our church’s partnership with Attention Homes. Yet in addition, this is the 50th Anniversary of the founding of

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Holy Week and Easter at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

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Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday on March 20th, take us through Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, and culminates in Easter Sunday, March 27th. We hope that First United Methodist Church of Boulder will be a part of your Holy

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FUMC in the News: Our Proposed Transitional Housing Partnership with Attention Homes

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With Love from Pat January 29, 2016   I know many of you have been reading the articles in The Daily Camera about our church’s partnership with Attention Homes and Gardner Capital to create affordable housing and resource services for

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The Fruits of the Spirit: Giving as Spiritual Practice
Our Stewardship Campaign for 2016

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First United Methodist Church of Boulder’s 2016 finance campaign is underway! Pledge Dedication Sunday is October 4th. You may have received a pledge card in the mail. If you did not, cards are available in the church office, or during

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Special Church Conference on Sunday, August 23: Proposed Attention Homes Housing Project
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On Sunday, August 23, 2015, a special church conference was convened to discuss a possible long-term partnership with Attention Homes to build permanent supportive housing for young adults on our church property. Below are the minutes from this church conference:

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How Can Love Win Everywhere? Joy for the Supreme Court Ruling, Love and Sympathy for Our Brothers and Sisters in Charleston

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I’m writing this on Friday morning shortly after hearing about the United States Supreme Court’s historic ruling that gives same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states. Less than a year after our own Colorado legalized same-sex marriage,

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Responding to the Shootings in Charleston:
A Letter to Emanuel AME Church from
First United Methodist Church of Boulder

The community of First United Methodist Church of Boulder is stunned and absolutely heartbroken by the horrific shootings at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, last week. Our Senior Pastor, Pat Bruns, sent a letter via email to Emanuel AME

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Attention Homes Sleep Out Coming Thursday, 11/13

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UPDATE FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ATTENTION HOMES, 11/12/14: “We have had many inquiries as to whether or not SLEEP OUT will take place. While we will not cancel the event for any reason, we want to stress that it is

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Press Release: Defrocked United Methodist Minister Rev. Frank Schaefer to Preach at FUMC Boulder

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First United Methodist Church of Boulder (FUMC) is honored to have Rev. Frank Schaefer as their guest preacher on Sunday March 23rd. His sermon is titled “Of Sacred Worth and Human Dignity “ based on John 4:5-29. Schaefer is a former ordained minister of the United Methodist Church who was tried by a United Methodist court for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage in December 2013. He was defrocked after his refusal to uphold the Book of Discipline, which requires him to denounce gay marriage rights. Now a United Methodist lay person, speaker and activist, he continues to advocate for human rights across the country.

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