20 Sep 2018 0 Comment

The Visitation – Being a Healing Presence

By: Pedro Silva In our spiritual community at First Congregational Church Boulder, UCC, some of our members are reading a small book called, The Art of Being a Healing Presence. Those of us reading it are part of a small, but growing,...
13 Sep 2018 0 Comment

New Eyes

By: Amy Ostwald The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light. Matthew 6:22 (New Revised Standard Version) I was fortunate to celebrate my 60th birthday this year by spending a...
13 Sep 2018 0 Comment

JOIN US FOR SERVE SUNDAYS!

Serve Sunday Team invites you to join in the service and fun! There are 6 SERVE Sundays during the program year on 4th Sundays. Youth and Elementary children choose between 4-5 service activities each of these Sundays.  The SERVE Sunday...
13 Sep 2018 0 Comment

Our Children and Youth Are Seeking Teachers and Mentors

Our programs have started and we are still in need of teachers and mentors in our Faith Formation Ministry to children and youth. Over and over I hear from teachers that it isn’t what you know that qualifies you...
29 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Loving Your Enemies is GRRReat!

Photo:  The River, by John August Swanson By: Diana Shellenberger “Love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind to...
22 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Consequences

By: Nancy Wade 15 However, if you do not obey the Lord your God and do not carefully follow all his commands and decrees I am giving you today, all these curses will come on you and overtake you: 16 You will be cursed in the...
17 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Thank You to Back to School Supply Donors

This year, congregants gave $1,960 in cash plus $500 worth of supplies in support of the Crayons to Calculators program. Some of the money was given to local agencies EFAA and Boulder Safehouse to provide for children receiving...
16 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Give it to God-Finding Ourselves in the Psalms

By: Deborah Voss Psalm 42 As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? My tears have been my food day and...
16 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Colorado State Historical Fund Grant!

It was recently announced that our church was awarded a $200,000 grant from the State Historical Fund to repair and replace the tile room on our historic sanctuary. The total bid for cost of the roof is $298,00.  In addition to...
9 Aug 2018 0 Comment

A Moment of Synchronicity

By: Wes LeMasurier If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever – the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees...