Barbara Middleton

News from This Year’s Annual Conference

The 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference was held at the Montana Convention Center in Billings, MT from June 13th-16th. First UMC of Boulder had 5 representatives attend this year: Rev. Matthias Krier, Lay Representative Barbara Middleton, and Lay equalization members Roger Smith, Nancy Moore, and Stephanie Moffitt. The theme for this year was “Love. Heal. […]

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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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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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Celebrate the Spring Equinox on Our Labyrinth

A Spring Equinox service will be celebrated on our beautiful indoor labyrinth here at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, 3/22 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 […]

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Monday, 6/20, 7 PM: Celebrate the Summer Solstice on Our Labyrinth

Join us for a time of walking meditation and celebration of the cycles of the Earth on this, the longest day of the year.   Barbara Middleton and Pat Bruns will gently guide our time together.   Joy will provide mystical music to help invite us into this special time.   This event is free […]

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Spring Labyrinth Walk Saturday, 3/21, at 4 PM

Our spring labyrinth walk will be Saturday, March 21st, at 4:00 pm, and everyone is welcome! The walk celebrates the Vernal (spring) Equinox, honoring the re-birth of the Earth after winter, and also the total solar eclipse, both of which will occur on March 20. The equinox marks the halfway point between the winter and […]

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