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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 July 05, 2015

BE CREATIVE. MURAL PROJECT. Come one, come all: Unleash your creativity and be part of the First United Nursery Mural Project. There will be an activity for all youth, ages 11 and up and adults who want to participate. You can choose to add your creative touch to the mural, help to repaint the nursery

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

Sermon – June 28, 2015 Mark 5:21-43 Yesterday morning I woke up and sort of had to look around me to see if the realities of Friday, June 26th had really happened?! Most of us truly believed that the gig against equal marriage was finally over. But, there was no way to know for sure

Announcements for the week of June 26, 2015

DONATIONS FOR MCUM ON THE FIRST SUNDAY.   Each month, we collect donations of nonperishable food items for the food pantry at Monroe County United Ministries. In these tough economic times, the demands on MCUM’s food pantry resources are greater than ever. Please, give generously, and remember to bring in your donations on the first Sunday of

Announcements for the week of June 21, 2015

INVITATION FROM MIDDLE WAY HOUSE (MWH). First United is invited to a “Mission Tour” at MWH for a “behind the scenes” look how our gifts to MWH help them offer a wide variety of services and programs that are helping to change the lives of domestic violence, sexual abuse and stalking victims and their children.

Announcements for the week of June 14, 2015

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING AND PITCH-IN LUNCH. The annual congregational meeting will be held SUNDAY directly after church in Fellowship Hall.  Please join us, don’t worry if you didn’t have time to bring a dish to share.  We’ll be sharing information about what work the church boards and council completed during the past year and share goals for