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Ash Wednesday on the Labyrinth

  On Ash Wednesday, March 2, Rev. Barbara Middleton and Rev. Mike Mather will lead an Ash Wednesday worship service from 5:00-6:00 pm on the indoor, candlelit Labyrinth at First Church. There will be a few words spoken, time to walk the labyrinth, and the opportunity to have ashes imposed if you wish (entirely voluntary). […]

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Ash Wednesday is February 26

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Join us for an Ash Wednesday service at 11:30 AM in the chapel. During our time together, we’ll burn last year’s palms to create this year’s ashes. All are welcome!   Another opportunity for ashes: at our regular Wednesday night labyrinth walk (6:30-8:00 PM on […]

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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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Ash Wednesday is February 10th: Noon and 7 pm Services

February 10th is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent.   There are two Ash Wednesday services planned at First United Methodist Church of Boulder to usher in this season.   At 12:00 noon, the Ruth Circle of our church’s United Methodist Women chapter will lead a service in the parlor that […]

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Morning and Evening Services on Ash Wednesday, 2/18: Join Us

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent, the 40-day, reflective journey leading up to and through Holy Week, and finally to the joy of Easter morning. You are invited to Ash Wednesday services at First United Methodist Church of Boulder. Our church’s United Methodist Women chapter will host an Ash Wednesday service […]

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Ash Wednesday is February 18: Begin Your Lenten Journey at First Methodist

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent, the 40-day, reflective journey leading up to and through Holy Week, and finally to the joy of Easter morning. You are invited to Ash Wednesday services at First United Methodist Church of Boulder. Our church’s United Methodist Women chapter will host an Ash Wednesday service […]

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