Special Church Conference on Sunday, August 23: Proposed Attention Homes Housing Project on Church Property

On Sunday, August 23, 2015, a special church conference was convened to discuss a possible long-term partnership with Attention Homes to build permanent supportive housing for young adults on our church property. Below are the minutes from this church conference:   First United Methodist Church, Boulder Minutes of Special Church Conference August 23, 2015 Meeting […]

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How Can Love Win Everywhere? Joy for the Supreme Court Ruling, Love and Sympathy for Our Brothers and Sisters in Charleston

I’m writing this on Friday morning shortly after hearing about the United States Supreme Court’s historic ruling that gives same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states. Less than a year after our own Colorado legalized same-sex marriage, the law of our land becomes Love wins! Yes, love wins. God knows – and […]

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Attention Homes Sleep Out Coming Thursday, 11/13

UPDATE FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ATTENTION HOMES, 11/12/14: “We have had many inquiries as to whether or not SLEEP OUT will take place. While we will not cancel the event for any reason, we want to stress that it is up to each sleeper to decide at what level they wish to participate. The whole […]

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Press Release: Defrocked United Methodist Minister Rev. Frank Schaefer to Preach at FUMC Boulder

First United Methodist Church of Boulder (FUMC) is honored to have Rev. Frank Schaefer as their guest preacher on Sunday March 23rd. His sermon is titled “Of Sacred Worth and Human Dignity “ based on John 4:5-29. Schaefer is a former ordained minister of the United Methodist Church who was tried by a United Methodist court for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage in December 2013. He was defrocked after his refusal to uphold the Book of Discipline, which requires him to denounce gay marriage rights. Now a United Methodist lay person, speaker and activist, he continues to advocate for human rights across the country.

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