Theologian in Residence Linda Mercadante at FUMC May 17-31

The Rev. Dr. Linda Mercadante returns to FUMC in May 2015 as our visiting Theologian in Residence (TIR), highlighting the topic that has brought her to Boulder twice before: the study of people who consider themselves “spiritual but not religious” (SBNR). Many of the people Linda interviewed for her research are FUMC and/or Boulder-related. Dr. […]

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TIR Joerg Rieger at FUMC January 4th and 11th

First United Methodist Church of Boulder (FUMC) is pleased to start off the new year by welcoming Dr. Joerg Rieger, our next Theologian in Residence, in January 2015. Dr. Rieger is the Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, SMU. For more than two decades, he has worked to bring together theology […]

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Join TIR Joerg Rieger for Conversation January 4th and 11th

First United Methodist Church of Boulder (FUMC) is pleased to start off the new year by welcoming Dr. Joerg Rieger, our next Theologian in Residence, in January 2015. Dr. Rieger is the Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, SMU. For more than two decades, he has worked to bring together theology […]

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Community Forum with TIR Carol Barton Sunday, 8/10: “Listening and Responding to Our Immigrant Neighbors”

Join us at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Sunday, August 10, from 1:00-4:00 pm for a community forum on urgent immigration issues with our Theologian in Residence, Carol Barton. Ongoing challenges for immigrants, as well as immediate humanitarian needs for immigrant children, command headlines and demand the attention of caring communities. What’s happening […]

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A Life Paved with Intentions

Looking back over the past 30 years of my life, I see a path lined with lists: prayer lists, lists of chores, Christmas lists, bucket lists, lists that emerged from fearless and searching moral inventories, wish lists, book lists, and more. These lists helped me to organize my days, my thoughts, my prayers. In the more chaotic and uncertain seasons of my life, these lists served as guides, keeping me on track, reminding me of things that needed to be done, tasks that waited to be accomplished, goals that I wanted to achieve.

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