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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Youth-Led Fall Clothing Drive

As the seasons change, many folks do some closet cleaning. If you come across like-new clothes you no longer need, please consider bringing them to church for the Fall Clothing Drive, organized by our youth. The youth group is, once again, collecting new and slightly-used WARM clothing to bring to the Nederland Clothes Closet/Food Pantry […]

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Mondays this Fall: Dr. Celene Lillie leads FREE class on The Rape of Eve

Dr. Celene Lillie, our church’s Director of Adult Education and Spiritual Formation, is also a Biblical scholar and author of the book The Rape of Eve: The Transformation of Roman Ideology in Three Early Christian Retellings of Genesis. Over 6 Monday evenings this fall, September 10–October 15, 7:00-8:30 PM in the youth room (second floor), […]

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Update on the Haydon Bequest

First United Methodist Church has been blessed to be the beneficiary of a major bequest from the estate of longtime FUMC member Thelma Haydon (1913-2017), who died last year at age 103! Half of the bequest was designated for the Endowment Fund, and the other half is undesignated. In order to be good stewards of […]

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TIR Hal Taussig Returns in August

On two upcoming Sundays, August 12 and 26, come to two special Forum programs (9:00 am in the church parlor) entitled “Facing Futures: Dark, Winsome, Bright, and Violent,” led by author, professor, pastor and returning Theologian-in-Residence (TIR), Dr. Hal Taussig. These 75-minute sessions combine spiritual exercises, conversation, and the reading of a recently-discovered early Christ […]

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TIR Kathryn Reklis: Art, Spirituality, and Social Justice July 8-August 5

First United Methodist Church of Boulder is delighted to welcome our next Theologian-in-Residence (TIR), Dr. Kathryn Recklis, in July! Kathryn will lead 5 Forum programs (9:00 am on Sunday mornings in the church parlor) during her stay with us as together we explore Art, Spirituality and Social Justice. Since at least the 19th century, art […]

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Driven to Abstraction Exhibit continues in Sanctuary Gallery through August 30

Driven to Abstraction is an exhibit of abstract paintings by NoBo (North Boulder) Art District member artists Linda Bice, Betsy Cole, Jennifer Johnson, Lori Mattina and Connie Slack. Located in the sanctuary gallery space of our historic downtown church, these beautiful and colorful paintings are enhanced during daylight hours by sunlight streaming through the stained […]

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