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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.


Sunday Announcements for November 29, 2015

BUDGET HEARING, DECEMBER 6: An update on the church’s projected income and expense budget for 2016 will be held in Room 6 after the service.  YOUTH GROUP OUTREACH. The youth group of First United will be collecting used or inexpensive towels, blankets, and sheets for Bloomington Animal Care and Control during the Advent season. Please

Reminder Advent Study Opportunities

A Reminder:    Behold: Cultivating Attentiveness in the Season of Advent begins this Sunday, November 29th, the first Sunday of Advent. Each week we’ll gather to pay attention with new eyes, ears and hearts to an Advent word, scripture and hymn as we ponder and pray together.  Here are some things to know and keep in mind:

Announcements for the week of November 22, 2015

HANGING OF THE GREENS. Greetings good people of First United!  It is time to prepare our sanctuary for the holiday season.  Sunday, November 22, beginning at 4:00 p.m., we will hang the greens, transforming our sleek mid-century modern worship space into a wassail hall festooned with fragrant live evergreen garlands, red bows, hanging wagon-wheel wreaths,

Advent Study Opportunities

Advent Study Opportunities. Choose one or more ways of “Cultivating Attentiveness in the Season of Advent”. That’s the subtitle of Behold! by Pamela Hawkins, the book that will be used as resource for all of these choices. Invite a Friend. A Sunday morning church school class at 9:30am on Sundays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13,

Announcements for Sunday, November 15, 2015

SUNDAY TRAINING SESSION. Sunday, November 15, 4:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (outreach dining hall). No sign-up needed–just come, and bring your friends! The shelter depends on enough volunteers to keep homeless people warm and safe overnight on our church floor. If you can’t make a session, ask Jack or Sara about individual training–for