Dr. Celene Lillie

Summer Solstice Celebration on the Labyrinth

A Summer Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 pm.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and Dr. Celene Lillie will open the event, and sound artists Joy Sylvia and Michael Heartsong of Heartsong Way will provide mystical sounds including didgeridoos, […]

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6/19, 6:30 PM: Summer Solstice Service on the Labyrinth

A Summer Solstice service will be celebrated on the beautiful indoor labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Boulder on Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 pm.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and Dr. Celene Lillie will open the event, and sound artists Joy Sylvia and Michael Heartsong of Heartsong Way will provide mystical sounds including didgeridoos, […]

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Zoom Conversation with Bishop Karen Oliveto:
Take Part Here at Church

Bishop Karen Oliveto (pictured preaching at FUMC in 2017) invites you to be part of a conversation via Zoom, an online meeting platform, on Easter Monday, 4/22, beginning at 7 PM. We’ll discuss where the church is after the events of the special general conference, and where we can go from here. Bishop Karen writes: […]

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Good Friday Service on the Labyrinth

  Join us for a Good Friday Service on the peaceful, candlelit labyrinth. Dr. Celene Lillie, Director of Adult Education and Spiritual Formation, will lead this participatory, spiritual service based on The Thunder: Perfect Mind a 1st or 2nd century, recently-discovered Christian text. There will be time to walk the labyrinth for anyone who wishes […]

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Holy Week and Easter at First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Join us to as we journey from Palm Sunday to Easter. Absolutely EVERYONE is welcome!   PALM SUNDAY: 4/14 10:00 am: Annual Parade of Palms along Pine Street with a live donkey, and music from the combined church choirs of the Pine Street churches. Stop by church first to pick up your palm branch and […]

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Wednesday, 3/20: Spring Equinox Celebration on the Labyrinth

The Spring Equinox will be celebrated on the beautiful, candlelit labyrinth at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, 3/20 at 6:30 pm.   The Spring Equinox marks the beginning of spring, and is the midpoint between the winter and summer solstices. Join us for an evening of celebration and introspection.   Rev. Barbara Middleton and […]

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Ash Wednesday is March 6

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on March 6. Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, which means “spring.”   While there is no Ash Wednesday service planned at our church, you […]

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Blue Christmas Service on the Labyrinth Friday, 12/21, 7 PM

The holiday season can be difficult. During a season when we’re all expected to be merry and bright, the very real grief, loneliness, and disappointments in our everyday lives do not magically disappear. Join us for this service where you can come as you are, and let the peaceful energy and candlelight of the labyrinth […]

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