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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 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

Announcements for the week of June 12, 2016

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING AND PITCH-IN LUNCH.  The annual congregational meeting will be held Sunday, June 12 directly after church in Fellowship Hall.  Please join us for food, fellowship, and conversation about future initiatives at First United.  Everyone is welcome.  SACRED CONVERSATION ON RACE.  Topics for our discussions on the issues of race and racism draw on

Announcements for the week of May 22, 2016

PHOTOS NEEDED.  Do you have pictures of events at First United over the past year?  Family Fridays, Church Work Days, Shelter Staffers, Choir Practice…any shots will work.  Please email photos to Sara Ivey Lucas at sivey@indiana.edu so they can be included in the photo display for the annual meeting.  If you have printed photos, or

Announcements for the week of May 15, 2016

KITCHEN CLEANING MORNING WORK, June 4, 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Come for all or part of this time to help clean surfaces, tidy, and repair.  Some plaster repair work is needed near the cabinet beneath the pass-through to Fellowship Hall.  If that tempts you to do, please speak up.  Refreshments will be available.  Newcomers, this is a