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Plastic Free July 2021

A post for Climate Connect, the blog of First Church’s Green Team. I love that one person, or one group of people, can come up with an idea, and it can catch peoples’ attention and become a movement. One person who comes to mind is the young Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg. Plastic Free July […]

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TIR Eric Barreto Joining Us in July

Help us welcome our next TIR (Theologian-in-Residence), Dr. Eric Barreto, in July! Eric is the Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, and an ordained Baptist minister. During his time at First Church, his emphasis will be on the Gospel of Luke. On Sunday, July 18, Eric will preach on […]

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A Fun and Productive Spring Clean Up 2021

THANK YOU to everyone who came out for our Spring Clean Up on Saturday, April 24! We had a great time, and got a lot done! And special thanks to Ruth Irvin and Connie Takamine for organizing this fun day. Click on any photo to see it larger, or to scroll through all the pictures.

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Boulder Grieving: A Blog Post by Pastor Mike

I’m tired of “I don’t know.” I’m tired of prayer vigils. There was a massacre, a mass murder, in Boulder this week. 10 people killed in an act of violence in the early afternoon at a grocery store. I’m tired. I’m usually in favor of saying “I don’t know” as we have had to do […]

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Special Video: Celebrating Church

At the Zoom All-Church Meeting and Celebration after worship on Sunday, January 31, a special video featuring members of the First Church community was shown. The video is part reflection, part celebration as we remember both the joys and challenges of 2020, and look forward to all that 2021 may bring. If you weren’t able […]

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Tues, Jan 19: Bell Ringing for Unity and Remembrance

On Tuesday, January 19, people around the country observed a National Moment for Unity and Remembrance in memory of all those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the United States, now more than 400,000 Americans. We rang our church bell at 3:30 pm MST, and also left our sanctuary lights on throughout the […]

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Miss a Service? Watch It Now

If you aren’t able to join us for worship on Sunday morning, you can still watch our services here.   Sunday, July 18: Our scripture lesson this week is Luke 14:15-24. Our Theologian-in-Residence, Dr. Eric Barreto, is our guest preacher, and his sermon is entitled Jesus and Some Awkward Questions. We’ll enjoy music from the […]

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