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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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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“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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