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December 2017

Wed, 12/20: Celebrate the Winter Solstice on Our Labyrinth

December 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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A candlelight Winter Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, 12/20, at 6:30 pm. The traditions of the Christmas season have deep roots in the older, earthier celebrations of the longest night of the year. Come embrace the return of the light with this deeply spiritual, traditional celebration of the solar new year.   Rev. Barbara Middleton, Dr. Celene Lillie, and Dr. Susan Coppage Evans of the Fox Institute for…

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Blue Christmas Service on the Labyrinth 12/23, 5 PM

December 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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The holiday season can be difficult. During a season when we’re all expected to be merry and bright, the very real grief, loneliness, and disappointments in our everyday lives do not magically disappear. Join us for this service of healing, and let the peaceful energy and candlelight of the labyrinth soothe your soul and provide a safe space for all your feelings.   We'll gather on our beautiful indoor labyrinth from 5:00-6:00 pm on Saturday, December 23, for the Blue…

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February 2018

Bring Your Heart: Ash Wednesday Service on the Labyrinth Wed, 2/14, 6:30 PM

February 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Wednesday, February 14, is, of course, Valentine’s Day. But it is also Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent, the liturgical season that culminates in Holy Week and Easter.   Join us on the labyrinth at 6:30 pm for a contemplative candlelight service that includes the imposition of ashes. There will be plenty of time for you to walk the labyrinth if you so desire. Revs. Matthias Krier and Barbara Middleton will officiate.   The Labyrinth All…

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March 2018

Spring Equinox Celebration on the Labyrinth Wednesday, 3/21

March 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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A Spring Equinox service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, 3/21 at 6:30 pm.   The spring equinox is the time in the earth's annual cycle around the sun in which day and night are equal in length, before the days get longer after the darkness of winter, and life springs forth again. It is a time of re-emergence and renewal.   Revs. Matthias Krier and Barbara Middleton will open the…

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Holy Week and Easter at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

March 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

  PALM SUNDAY, March 25: Gather along Pine Street at 10:00 am for the annual Parade of Palms, celebrated in community with several other downtown Pine Street churches. Wave your palm branches as a live donkey walks down Pine Street, and listen to music performed by the Pine Street Churches Choir (made up of choir members from the various churches). Don't miss this festive morning! At 10:30 am, come inside for the Palm Sunday worship service in our sanctuary. Our…

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Dr. Celene Lillie leads Good Friday Service on the Labyrinth

March 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Labyrinth Join us for Good Friday on the Labyrinth at 7:00 pm on March 30!   Dr. Celene Lillie, FUMC’s Director of Adult Education and Spiritual Formation, will lead a participatory, spiritual service based on The Thunder: Perfect Mind (a 1st or 2nd Century, recently discovered Christian text that has powerful implications for Holy Week and beyond) on our beautiful, candlelit Labyrinth. There will be time to walk the labyrinth for all who wish to do so. All are…

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June 2018

Summer Solstice Celebration on the Labyrinth Wed., 6/20

June 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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The Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, of honoring the light, and our connection to the Sun and the Earth. It is a time to celebrate the light within ourselves and others. A Summer Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Wednesday, June 20, from 6:30-8:30 pm.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and Dr. Celene Lillie will open the event, and sound artists Joy Sylvia and Michael Heartsong will…

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September 2018

Wednesday, 9/19: Fall Equinox Celebration on the Labyrinth

September 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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The Fall Equinox is the time of the harvest and abundance, and is the midpoint of our descent into the darkness of winter. Join us for an evening of celebration and introspection.   A Fall Equinox service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth in our church building on Wednesday evening, September 19, from 6:30-8:30 PM. Healing sounds provided by Joy and Michael of Heartsong Way. Join us!   The labyrinth and sound are both ancient tools for journeying…

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December 2018

Wed., 12/19: Winter Solstice Celebration on the Labyrinth

December 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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A Winter Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, 12/19, at 6:30 pm. The Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year. Come embrace the return of the light with this deeply spiritual, candlelight celebration of the solar new year.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and Dr. Celene Lillie will open the event. Sound artists Joy Sylvia and Michael Heartsong of Heartsong Way will provide mystical sounds including didgeridoos, handpan,…

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Blue Christmas Service on the Labyrinth Friday, 12/21, 7 PM

December 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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The holiday season can be difficult. During a season when we’re all expected to be merry and bright, the very real grief, loneliness, and disappointments in our everyday lives do not magically disappear. Join us for this service where you can come as you are, and let the peaceful energy and candlelight of the labyrinth soothe your soul and provide a space for all your feelings.   We’ll gather on our beautiful indoor labyrinth from 7:00-8:00 pm on Friday, December…

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