Lenten Devotional, March 19

Focus Scripture: I lift my eyes to the hills — from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2 Lenten Practice: Reflect on Psalm 121:1-2. Sometimes the person on whom we are hardest is ourselves. Forgive yourself. Take time to let go of words or […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 18

What FUMC Means to Me: A Place to Be Myself by Jon Kottke First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has been a part of my life for almost 40 years. My wife, Lenna, and I became members Palm Sunday 1976. Knowing that we were going to stay in Boulder after I graduated from the University of […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 17

Focus Scripture: For God so loved the world that God gave God’s only Son, so that everyone who believes in the Son may not perish but may have eternal life. John 3:16 Lenten Practice: Reflect on John 3:16, visualizing the world as you think God would want it to be. Allow this image to carry […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 16

Focus Scripture: Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.” Genesis 12:1-2 Reflection […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 15

What FUMC Means to Me: A Safe Place, A Place of Joy by Drew Wolsey First United Methodist Church is: • A safe place to talk. • A caring family. • A place where there’s always a friend. • A place of music and joy. • A place to learn about God and his/her/its grace. […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 14

Focus Scripture: For just as by the one person’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one person’s obedience the many will be made righteous. Romans 5:19 Reflection Statement: “Lent is the time for a restoration project that will reveal the beauty of God’s design for us, showing once again the scale, proportion […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 13

Focus Scripture: Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart. Psalm 32:11 Lenten Practice: Reflect on Psalm 32:11, then each day during Lent, spend some quiet time. Close your eyes and breathe deeply. Relax. Invite God into your life. Lenten Prayer: In every desert, let […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 12

Last night was my first supper with our homeless. I’ve had to spend an evening digesting all that I saw, heard, smelled, but suffice it to say, it was an experience that moved me, changed me and hooked me. This most certainly is only the beginning of my personal journey interacting with our homeless.

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Lenten Devotional, March 11

Focus Scripture: Therefore let all who are faithful offer prayer to you; at a time of distress, the rush of mighty waters shall not reach them. Psalm 32:6 Lenten Practice: Read Psalm 32:6 and reflect on it. It’s just one verse, but it says so much. Lenten Prayer: O Lord, the night is so dark […]

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Lenten Devotional, March 9

What FUMC Means to Me: A Place of Love by Binx Selby I don’t think of First United Methodist Church (FUMC) as a church or institution but rather as a gathering of loving people who meet to make beautiful music, share their quest and express their spiritual ideas. It is the accepting attitude that says […]

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