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Advent: Introduction to Week 2 Devotions

Experiencing God as Light: Immigration There are moments when I find it quite hard to think about the juxtaposition of experiencing God as Light and the complex and long-standing issues of immigration. When I think about God as Light—when I feel what this is like in my body—I think of the warmth of the sun, […]

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Responding to the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

The shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh horrified and saddened our church community. The following message and blessing was mailed to Boulder-area synagogues and Jewish community centers. FUMC members Jean Hodges and Barbara Middleton authored the letter, and our Deacon, Rosalee Blake, wrote the blessing.   “Do not be daunted by the […]

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We Support Bishop Karen Oliveto

Bishop Karen Oliveto of the Mountain Sky Conference preached at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on March 5, 2017, our twentieth anniversary celebration of becoming a Reconciling Congregation, fully welcoming of LGBTQ people and their loved ones. After this uplifting service, the members and friends of First United Methodist Church came forth to speak […]

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Boulder Pridefest 2018

We were delighted to participate in the 2018 Boulder Pridefest celebration in Central Park on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Our friends at Out Boulder County worked so hard to organize this event, and it was spectacular! The weather was beautiful, the entertainment was excellent, the food trucks were yummy, and the wide array of vendors […]

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Mondays this Fall: Dr. Celene Lillie leads FREE class on The Rape of Eve

Dr. Celene Lillie, our church’s Director of Adult Education and Spiritual Formation, is also a Biblical scholar and author of the book The Rape of Eve: The Transformation of Roman Ideology in Three Early Christian Retellings of Genesis. Over 6 Monday evenings this fall, September 10–October 15, 7:00-8:30 PM in the youth room (second floor), […]

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TIR Kathryn Reklis: Art, Spirituality, and Social Justice July 8-August 5

First United Methodist Church of Boulder is delighted to welcome our next Theologian-in-Residence (TIR), Dr. Kathryn Recklis, in July! Kathryn will lead 5 Forum programs (9:00 am on Sunday mornings in the church parlor) during her stay with us as together we explore Art, Spirituality and Social Justice. Since at least the 19th century, art […]

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Parking Lot Closure: Parking Options

FUMC’s Parking Lot Closure: What You Need to Know Construction on the Attention Homes housing project has begun, and our parking lot is now CLOSED for the duration of the project (until summer of 2019 at least). Parking on the circle drive in front of the church is for vehicles displaying a valid handicapped decal […]

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