Reconciling Weekend March 14-15: COVID-19 Update

UPDATE: MARCH 13, 2020 Due to new district-wide guidelines around COVID-19, the FUMC community will NOT be meeting in person for Forum or worship on Sunday, March 15. However, J.J. Warren will be with us via Zoom for both events, and we invite you to join us also using this online meeting platform. Wondering how […]

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2019: A Year in the Life of Our Church

At our Charge Conference Celebration on Sunday, February 2, longtime FUMC member and FUMC’s Photographer-in-Residence, Richard Saxon, shared a video that he created from photographs of our church community taken during the past year. We thank Rich for this moving, beautiful, and fun retrospective of 2019 at First United Methodist Church of Boulder!

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Affecting Climate Change with What We Eat

Are you as frustrated as I am with our elected leaders and their inability to move the needle on climate change? So many things regarding the climate seem “big” and out of our control. Except, however, what we eat. The following image, from the University of Michigan, shows the carbon impact of various types of […]

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WARM Clothing Collection through Sun, 2/9

The Youth Group is starting their annual WARM, slightly-used clothing collection for our Nederland neighbors served by the Nederland Food Pantry and Clothing Closet. As you clean out your drawers and closets to make room for your new Christmas clothing, please bring in your unwanted, gently-used WARM clothing items to the church office. We will […]

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2019 Advent Devotional: Tues, 12/24 – Christmas Eve

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 Birth stories can be powerful experiences to tell others about, and the writer of Matthew begins the story of God’s in-breaking into our world by setting the scene for a humble birth story. This passage tells us what the reality of Joseph and Mary’s situation was before Jesus was born. Many children […]

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2019 Advent Devotional: Mon, 12/23

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 What is a barrier? When I looked up dictionary definitions of “barrier”, I found: A law, rule, problem, etc., that makes something difficult or impossible. Something that makes it difficult for people to understand each other. An obstacle that prevents movement or access. I think of Jesus as the opposite of a […]

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2019 Advent Devotional: Sun, 12/22

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 The foundations of Christianity are Love, Joy, Faith and Peace, which consolidate with the Birth of Christ. We need faith more than ever. Faith is stronger than Hope, and while it burns less brightly than Passion, it is the underpinnings of our beliefs. It is our own little spiritual pilot light, always […]

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2019 Advent Devotional:
Introduction to Week 4

Welcome to the fourth week of the 2019 Advent Devotional! The scripture around which our devotional writers centered their reflections this week is Matthew 1:18-25: 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah[a] took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found […]

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2019 Advent Devotional: Sat, 12/21

Scripture: Luke 1:46-55 This particular passage is called the Magnificat, a song sung by Mary praising God. She sings this as a response to God choosing her to be the mother of Jesus. She is awed and humbled, she feels blessed, and she is thanking God for the great things God has done for her […]

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