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We understand that following Jesus can be hard work, and it is easier and more rewarding if it can be done in a group with laughter and open sharing.

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2420 East Third Street

Bloomington, IN 47401


Sunday Worship Service

10:45 am


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An Inclusive Community of Christian Faith

Whether you’re seeking a church home or simply exploring your own spiritual life, we believe you’ll find opportunities and inspiration here to help you grow. Members of First United Church come from diverse religious backgrounds and bring a rich variety of perspectives to our Christian faith community. We have long celebrated the freedom to grow in faith in an environment of open minds and open hearts.


Announcements for the week of July 24, 2016

THE BELLS WILL BE RINGING AGAIN!  Rehearsals will start on Sunday, July 31st at 12:00 P.M in Room 5 following the Sunday Service.  If you would like to play the bells or learn to play the bells, please join us.  Questions:  call Pat Briggs at 812-332-5337 or hcbriggs@att.net or the church office. FREE OPERA AT

Announcements for the week of July 17, 2016

REMINDER: ALL FIRST NEWS ARTICLES NEED TO BE SENT TO THE CHURCH OFFICE NO LATER THAN JULY 20. THANK YOU.  FREE OPERA AT FIRST UNITED–MOZART’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO will be performed here in Italian with English subtitles at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, and 2:30 pm Sunday, July 24.  No, charge, but

Announcements for the week of July 03, 2016

YOUR INVITED. The family of Florence and Don Shelton invite you to attend a reception in the Fellowship Hall after church service on July 3 to join them in the celebration of Florence and Don’s 50th wedding anniversary. Champagne, punch, cake and other goodies will be provided. No gifts please.  SACRED CONVERSATION ON RACE.  Our

Announcements for June 26, 2016

SACRED CONVERSATION ON RACE.  Our next meeting will be Sunday July 10 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 6.  We will continue our conversation on race and racism and will watch a short video of a TEDx talk held in Bloomington in 2012.  Eric Deggans, an IU alumnus, shares his thoughts on “How to Talk About

Sunday Announcements for June 19, 2016

SACRED CONVERSATION ON RACE.  Topics for our discussions on the issues of race and racism draw on many sources.  Please join the conversation to discuss how racism touches all of us – every shade from dark to light.  We are meeting every other Sunday at 9:30 a.m.  Please see Derek Roe or Jo McClamroch if