Christmas

Chancel Choir & Friends present Ramírez’s Navidad Nuestra

Celebrate the Season with special music at First United Methodist Church of Boulder! Join us for Navidad Nuestra by Ariel Ramírez, performed by the Chancel Choir and Friends with instrumental ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Gerald Holbrook, Director of Music.   Argentine composer, pianist, and conductor Ariel Ramírez (1921-2010) was a leader in promoting […]

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Advent Decorating Day!

Advent Decorating Day is coming! Youth, families, and volunteers of all ages: plan to join the Music & Worship Committee on Saturday, 11/30, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon to help decorate the church for the Advent and Christmas season. We will spend the morning sprucing up the church, hanging decorations, setting up banners, and […]

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Tuesday, December 25: Christmas Day

Experiencing God as Love: Care of the Earth Scripture: 1 John 4:19 “We love because he first loved us.” This scripture brings back memories of catechism from my youth. This is one of those verses I can actually remember hearing, “We love because he first loved us.” Yet, even upon hearing it as a young […]

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5:00 PM: Christmas Eve Family Worship

Join us at 5:00 PM on Christmas Eve, December 24, for Christmas Eve Family Worship! Come and enjoy a kid-friendly worship service with carols, stories, candlelight, and the celebration of communion.   We also have Christmas Eve services at 7:00 pm (choir candlelight service) and 9:00 pm (jazz Christmas service). Children are welcome at all […]

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Monday, December 24: Christmas Eve

Experiencing God as Love: Care of the Earth Scripture: Matthew 22:36-40 “‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to him, ‘“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second […]

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Sunday, December 23

Experiencing God as Love: Care of the Earth Scripture: Isaiah 9:2 “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness on them light has shined.” God created the heavens and the earth, and God said, “It was good.” God gave us stewardship to care […]

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Advent: Introduction to Week 4 Devotions

Experiencing God as Love: Care of the Earth When I can enter that space where I really notice the world around me—those moments where the beauty of creation just leaps out at me—God’s love seems to come into a particular kind of clarity. I am able to notice the perfection of the earth. I notice […]

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Saturday, December 22

Experiencing God as Joy: Consumerism Scripture: Isaiah 12:2 “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid, for the Lord God is my strength and my might; he has become my salvation.” What if you could wake up in the morning and the only things there were to be aware of […]

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Friday, December 21

Experiencing God as Joy: Consumerism Scripture: Luke 2:10-11 “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.’” It is easy to […]

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Thursday, December 20

Experiencing God as Joy: Consumerism Scripture: John 15:11 “I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.” I graduated from South Dakota State University in 1978 with a degree in commercial economics. Tying a biblical passage to an economic term like consumerism […]

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