Monday, December 3

Expressing Gratitude: Civility and Human Rights Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:4 “For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, provided it is received with Thanksgiving.” This passage reminds me of a woman I’ll call “Debra.” Debra currently lives in the women’s prison in Denver. Like so many in prison, she was […]

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Sunday, December 2

Expressing Gratitude: Civility and Human Rights Scripture: Jeremiah 33:15 “In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.” The book of Jeremiah was written as Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonians. In the wake of the […]

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Advent: Introduction to Week 1 Devotions

Expressing Gratitude: Civility and Human Rights What does it mean to be grateful? To give gratitude for something? In a world in which we see an ever-increasing impulse toward individualism—I, me, mine—we often forget that life would not be possible without the interconnected web which sustains us. When we are able to be in our […]

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Introduction to Advent

By Claire Childress Advent. The word has many meanings. It can mean arrival—a coming into place, view, or being, as in the advent of something. Winter perhaps, or baseball season. If that arrival is awaited, anticipated, Advent becomes a season of expectation, of preparation. In Christianity, Advent is a season of the church year featuring […]

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Introduction and Welcome: The 2018 FUMC Advent Devotional

The 2018 Advent Devotional is HERE! Welcome to the 2018 Advent Devotional of First United Methodist Church of Boulder! The devotional is based on the themes of the curriculum of the JoyFul Path, supplemented by the Common Lectionary, and written by members of the community of FUMC. Alongside the weekly themes, we are looking at […]

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Advent and Christmas at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Celebrate the Advent and Christmas season at FUMC! Click the lavender text for more detailed information about the events mentioned on this page. 12/1, Saturday Family Advent Day: 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Join us at church for a morning of working together to decorate the church for Advent and Christmas. Children of ALL ages are welcome […]

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Christmas Eve at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Please join us for Christmas Eve services on Monday evening, December 24, 2018. Absolutely EVERYONE is welcome! 5:00 PM — Christmas Eve Family Worship Come and enjoy a kid-friendly worship service with carols, stories, and the celebration of communion.   7:00 PM — Choir Candlelight Service Our Chancel Choir will lead the music for this […]

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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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The Dress Series, a Fiber Art Exhibit by Barbara Olson through January 27

Come and see The Dress Series: Personal Narratives, a fiber art exhibit by artist-in-residence and longtime FUMC member Barbara Olson! The Dress Series will hang in our sanctuary gallery through January 27, 2019. To learn more about Barbara and her work, visit her website.   There will be a First Friday reception celebrating The Dress […]

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Tuesday, 11/20: Volunteer Opportunity to Support Community Food Share

It’s that time of year again! Every autumn, folks from FUMC Boulder help out our friends at Community Food Share by gathering at Community Food Share’s warehouse in Louisville to help sort all the donated and collected food! Community Food Share is Boulder and Broomfield Counties’ largest food bank.   Food Sorting at Community Food […]

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