Category: Press

Advent and Christmas at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

ADVENT and CHRISTMAS First United Methodist Church of Boulder The season of Advent encompasses the four Sundays before Christmas, and is a time of both reflection and of anticipation of Jesus’s birth. On these four Sundays, we celebrate Love, Peace,

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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


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


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

Pine Street Palm Sunday 2010

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

heart knitted

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

Tree of Life

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
on Church Property

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


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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