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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


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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 March 26, 2017

THIS SATURDAY (MARCH 25TH) @ 6:00 P.M. THE BURGUNDIAN CONSORT — a Renaissance vocal group that our organist, Alice Chuaqui Baldwin, sings in — will be giving a concert at First United Church.  The concert will feature the music of Heinrich Isaac (c1450-1517) to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death.  This is the last concert

Announcements for the week of March 19, 2017

SACRED CONVERSATION ON RACE. The Sacred Conversation on Race group hopes you will be able to join us at 9:30 am in Room 6 every other Sunday to learn about and discuss race, racism, and a myriad of related topics.  We are currently discussing issues facing refugees and immigrants in America.  Our next meeting will

Announcements for the week of March 12, 2017

TIME TO ORDER EASTER LILIES! Every year we decorate the sanctuary with Easter lilies. If you would like to help by purchasing one or more potted lilies please let Lisa in the office know. The cost is $8.10 per plant. We will need your order and check no later than Sunday March 26, 2017. Be

Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles

Sermon, March 5, 2017 Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7  and Matthew 4:1-11 Last week, Wednesday to be specific, several of us gathered here in the sanctuary in the evening.  We had, as we do every year, saved the Palm branches from last year’s Palm Sunday celebrations.  Palm Sunday starts with remembering the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem

LENTEN VOLUNTEER PROJECT – AT MY SISTER’S CLOSET. Sunday, March 5 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. with dinner following at First United. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are invited to join us in this opportunity to serve together. A small kitchen team is also needed. Please sign up in the Narthex or outside Fellowship Hall. For