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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Welcome Home Sunday

Welcome Home!

Whenever I say these words and whenever I hear these words I get this big smile. It’s the kind of smile I call smiling-out-loud. Think about it for a minute. Can you say the words welcome home without smiling? Can you hear the words welcome home without smiling? When you say these words – and when you hear these words – who are you picturing in your mind?

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Eat, Pray and Stay This Fall

This is the last weekend of August. School has started. The crowds on the Pearl Street Mall are shifting from summer tourists to new CU students who are, once again, convincing me that students are getting younger every year.

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