Jean Hodges

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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“Ecclesiastical Disobedience:” A Letter to The Daily Camera’s Open Forum on Behalf of the Church Council of First United Methodist Church of Boulder

Ecclesiastical Disobedience Under the cloud of President Trump’s executive order that affirms the right to discriminate under the banner of “religious freedom”, we feel compelled to address the Camera article of April 25th about the United Methodist Judicial Council’s trial of Bishop Karen Oliveto which argued that her election violates church law. Since 1972 the […]

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Celebrating 19 Years of Welcoming Everyone on March 6

With Love from Pat On Sunday, March 6th, our 10:30 am worship service will celebrate our nineteenth Anniversary of becoming a United Methodist Reconciling Congregation. On March 4, 1997, our church family decided to live out our faith fully and to intentionally reach out to our sisters and brothers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]

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Memorial Service for Jack Hodges Sunday, 9/7, at 4:00 PM

John H. “Jack” Hodges, a beloved member of our faith community, died on Tuesday, September 2, at 1:30 am. Jack was 85 years old. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of family and friends. Jean, his wife of 59 years, was at Jack’s side when he passed away. A memorial service for […]

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