Advent and Christmas at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

ADVENT and CHRISTMAS First United Methodist Church of Boulder The season of Advent encompasses the four Sundays before Christmas, and is a time of both reflection and of anticipation of Jesus’s birth. On these four Sundays, we celebrate Love, Peace, Hope, and Joy. Check out our upcoming Advent and Christmas season events, and please join […]

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11:00 pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service

Slow down the moment… and find meaning this Christmas Eve! Our Candlelight Communion Service offers an opportunity to ponder the Christmas story and share in the sacrament of Holy Communion. Joe will lead the Candlelight Communion Service. Here at First United Methodist Church of Boulder we believe that God loves us all and that we […]

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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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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

This weekend we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In the United Methodist Church this is also the weekend of Human Relations Day Sunday. These special days invite us to engage in ministries and relationships that work toward the end of discrimination in all aspects of life and the end of injustice in all its forms.

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Happy New Year!

Our birthdays mark the passing of our individual lives, but it seems to me that the coming of a New Year marks the passing of time. All time is a gift from God. The New Year invites us to consider how we use the gift of time.

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Giving Voice to Christmas

At Christmas God gave voice to the silence. The word became flesh and dwelt among us full of grace and truth. At Christmas, God asks us, too, to give voice to that silence.

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