Postlude from 08.16.20 Worship

Postlude from 08.16.2020 Worship "Cornet Voluntary in G" by Starling Goodwin played by Gerald Holbrook, organ, 18th century Posted by First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Sunday, August 16, 2020

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Ideas to Save Water

Written by Bonnie S., a member of the 11th Hour Calling monthly bell ringing group calling for action on climate change. We offer ideas for climate action through saving water at four levels: 1.) PERSONAL 2.) FAMILY /FRIENDS 3.) LOCAL/COMMUNITY 4.) GLOBAL/ECONOMIC POLICY PERSONAL ACTION (from Bonnie S.) Water and the Spiritual Level 1. Respecting […]

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Celebrating Communion during August

During the month of August, First Church will be celebrating Communion each Sunday. As we look forward to a time in the future when it is safe and healthy for us to gather to celebrate Communion in person, we will ALL be celebrating Communion together during the month of August, from wherever we are, during […]

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Meet Rev. Mike Mather, Our New Pastor!

Lenna Kottke, Chair of our church’s Staff-Parish Relations Committee, gave this introduction of Rev. Mike Mather during his first worship service with us on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Our new Senior Pastor, the Rev. Michael “Mike” Mather, comes to us from the Indiana Conference, where, for the past 34 years, he has served two churches, […]

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Plastic Free July and Beyond

Plastic waste and pollution is one of our generation’s biggest challenges. It may feel overwhelming, but there are many things that we all can do! I started reducing our family’s use a couple of years ago, and we’ve managed in the past year to reduce our waste sent to the landfill to 10 bags a […]

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Virtual Compassion Camp July 27-31: Registration is OPEN!

Due to gathering restrictions and safety precautions, we will be offering Virtual Compassion Camp from July 27-31 rather than Arts for Kids’ Souls Camp, which was originally planned for this summer. Parents can now register their family to participate in Virtual Compassion Camp by clicking THIS LINK. A few things to know about camp at […]

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TIR Kathryn Reklis Returning in July 2020! Apocalypse, Utopia and Fairytales: Imagining the End of the World and What Comes Next

Dr. Kathryn Reklis is returning to FUMC Boulder as a TIR (Theologian-in-Residence) this summer! Drawing on her Forum series over the past two summers, Professor Reklis will revisit the themes of art, spirituality and social justice with an exploration of new artists, art movements, and popular culture. In response to the global pandemic and the […]

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Margaret’s 100th Birthday!

Our beloved Margaret Bowdey turned 100 years old on May 20, 2020! A small group of friends gathered outside Margaret’s home, and a bagpiper serenaded her from a safe distance, and played “Happy Birthday.” Several folk took photos, and Pastor Matthias took some video. Happy birthday, dear Margaret! You are a treasure! Click on any […]

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