18 Jun 2019 0 Comment

Reflection

Author: Harriet Simons Two years ago, I was grieving the loss of my beloved husband, Parker Calkin, who passed away on June 10, 2017. I had just signed his enrollment in Hospice. Three days later he was gone. In the days and weeks that...
12 Jun 2019 0 Comment

A Love Letter to our High School Youth

Dear Ones, As the adults who accompanied you on your mission trip to Puerto Rico, we want you to know what an honor and blessing it was for us to be with you. We are grateful to you for making our time together so wonderful! Thank...
7 Jun 2019 0 Comment

The Art of Asking

Author: Diana Shellenberger And I tell you, Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. — Luke 11:9 In my zeal to achieve and receive those things I believe will make me happy, I...
4 Jun 2019 0 Comment

A Second Look

A Second Look Author: Larry Dansky “All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: ‘I was a stranger, and you welcomed me’”. – The Rule of St. Benedict 53:1 "But the Lord said to...
23 May 2019 0 Comment

Sacramental Living in Community

Author: Nancy Wade “ reminded me that Christianity isn’t meant to simply be believed; it’s meant to be lived, shared, eaten, spoken, and enacted in the presence of other people. They reminded me that, try as I may, I can’t be a...
20 May 2019 0 Comment

Spiritual but Not Religious

Author: Tom Stiers The President of the United Church of Christ (UCC), John Dorhauer, has written that the church is challenged to reach out to those on the margins. One of the so-called groups on the margins are those who define...
15 May 2019 0 Comment

Science and Religion

  We are very grateful to Kirk Nordstrom for his presentation on Science and Religion. Several folks have asked for a copy of Kirk’s slides and notes., you can find them here... Science and...
13 May 2019 0 Comment

JOY

Author: Carolyn Gard "Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel." Isaiah 12:6. My yard is full of dandelions, which the bees love but which irritates some of my neighbors....
9 May 2019 0 Comment

Visiting this Sunday?

Below are a few frequently asked questions for folks who are new to FCC Boulder… Parking spaces on Pine Street, in the Spruce Street parking lot and in the Spruce Street parking garage are free on Sundays. Please save the spaces in...
8 May 2019 0 Comment

Developing Community for Your Children at Church

A message about ARTS Camp, from Deborah Voss Matthew (Youth Director) and I were talking after Confirmation Sunday and he shared that his freshman and sophomore classes are so bonded as a group and distinctly different from the Junior...