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A Statement in Response to Today’s Shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand

The community of First United Methodist Church of Boulder, Colorado (United States) is heart-broken and devastated by the news of the mass shootings at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. We send our prayers, love, and condolences to our Muslim sisters and brothers in this time of unfathomable grief and pain. […]

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Ash Wednesday is March 6

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on March 6. Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, which means “spring.”   While there is no Ash Wednesday service planned at our church, you […]

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A Statement in Response to the Feb 26 Vote at General Conference

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Yesterday, the General Conference of the United Methodist Church voted to enforce the ban on churches ordaining LGBTQIA+ clergy and performing same-sex weddings. As a Reconciling Congregation that affirms the human dignity and worth of all persons, we at First United Methodist Church of Boulder are heart-broken to hear this news. […]

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Art Through the Lens: Photography Exhibit by Richard Saxon runs 3/1-5/31

First United Methodist Church of Boulder is delighted to welcome Richard Saxon’s photography exhibit, “Art Through the Lens,” to our sanctuary gallery space from March 1-May 31. Rich will host First Friday receptions for his exhibit on March 1 and April 5. Between March 1 and May 31, you may also come and enjoy Rich’s […]

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AFKS Camp 2019 Dates Announced: 8/5-8/9!

Arts for Kids’ Souls (AFKS) Camp, our arts-focused day camp, returns in 2019! This year’s camp will be August 5-8, 2019. AFKS is a week-long day camp for children, rising Kindergarten through 5th grade, of music, art, dance, yoga, drama, and storytelling! Camp takes place right here in our church building. Our church’s Director of […]

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Keeping Our Church Safe: Presentation by the Boulder Police Tuesday, 2/26

RE-SCHEDULED: The Boulder Police have re-scheduled their safety presentation for us. It will now be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7:00 pm in our Church Parlor. We will learn how to prepare for and protect against “active shooter in building” situations, discuss various responses to take, learn how to contact the appropriate authorities, and […]

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FUMC Boulder Turns 160 in 2019!

2019 marks First United Methodist Church of Boulder’s 160th birthday! We will be celebrating throughout the year with special events; check back to this page often for details about anniversary year happenings! As First Church prepares to celebrate the 160th anniversary of its founding this year, 2019, a weekly Fun Fact about the church will […]

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