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Volunteer at Boulder Pridefest!

Boulder Pridefest is coming up on Sunday, September 8, from 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM in Boulder’s Central Park. This fantastic, fun annual celebration of the LGBTQ community is organized by our partners at Out Boulder County. Our church will have a table at Pridefest this year, and WE NEED YOUR HELP to staff it! […]

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9/27-9/28: Jesus Seminar on the Road comes to FUMC Boulder

CLICK HERE to register for this event on Westar’s website. The Jesus Seminar on the Road, a program of the Westar Institute, is coming to FUMC Boulder September 27-28 with presentations by scholars Ally Kateusz and Perry V. Kea! Mark your calendars now for Jesus and Paul, Sex and Power. Did Jesus practice gender equality? […]

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An Update from FUMC’s Bequest Team

Haydon Bequest Team Update: Summer 2019 Have you noticed that you can see clearly out of our windows and the wind is not blowing through them? If you have come to ring the bells on the 11th of the month, have you noticed that the paint is no longer peeling off the ceiling? In 2016, […]

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News from This Year’s Annual Conference

The 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference was held at the Montana Convention Center in Billings, MT from June 13th-16th. First UMC of Boulder had 5 representatives attend this year: Rev. Matthias Krier, Lay Representative Barbara Middleton, and Lay equalization members Roger Smith, Nancy Moore, and Stephanie Moffitt. The theme for this year was “Love. Heal. […]

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Summer Series: Share Your Voices of Truth

What’s on your mind? Perhaps climate change? Immigration? LGBTQ rights? Hunger? Homelessness? Poverty? Racism? Conservation? Share your VOICES OF TRUTH about any topic through your music, poetry, visual art, or an essay (250-300 words please). Your “truth” may be incorporated during the message on Sundays this summer, or as part of a talk-back session (30 […]

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Blood Drive at FUMC Boulder Sunday, 6/23

On Sunday, June 23, FUMC is partnering with Vitalant (formerly Bonfils) to host a blood drive right here at church in Mead Hall. Give blood between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM, and invite your friends to come and donate too! You may walk in or make an appointment. Sign up online and use site code […]

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6/19, 6:30 PM: Summer Solstice Service on the Labyrinth

A Summer Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 pm.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and Dr. Celene Lillie will open the event, and sound artists Joy Sylvia and Michael Heartsong of Heartsong Way will provide mystical sounds including didgeridoos, […]

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TIR Kathryn Reklis on Truth through Untruth: 6/30-7/28

Dr. Kathryn Reklis will once again be a Theologian-in-Residence (TIR) with us this summer. This year, she’ll lead us through an exploration of Truth through Untruth: Telling the Truth through Artistic Creativity. Building on her Forum series last summer, Professor Reklis will revisit the themes of art, spirituality and social justice with an exploration of […]

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