We value connections.

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.

Learn more about small groups for adults.



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 November 30, 2014

ADVENT SUNDAY MORNING CLASSES.  Join Dawna Petersen for Advent and Christmas Sunday morning classes November 30, December 7, 14, 21, 28, and January 4.   Week one we’ll explore the tradition of Illuminated Bibles and the making of the St. John’s Bible.  Weeks two, three and four we’ll use resources from the St. John’s Bible

Announcements for the week of November 23, 2014

THE SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR IS IN from 9:30am to 10:30am on Sunday November 23. Stop by the office for a chat or to make an appointment for a coffee date.   My maternal grandmother was and continues to be a great influencing presence in my life. What about you?  As well as on The Spiritual Director Is

Needed: Children’s Learning Time Teachers

CHILDREN’S LEARNING TIME TEACHERS.  In an effort to provide consistent and high quality children’s education, First United Church is seeking qualified individuals to serve as Children’s Learning Time teachers.  This will be a paid position with 1 to 1 1/2 hours per week of work.  For more information or any questions, please contact Ben Harvey

Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles, November 9, 2014

Sermon Text: Matthew 25:1-13 I have had the privilege of listening to Daniel Kostakis talk about what it has been like to move through the confirmation process with many of our youth.  Two have stepped forward today but all have done the work, participated in the discussions and taken active part in the spiritual discernment

Announcements for the week of November 7, 2014

VISIT WITH SANTA. The Bloomington Inclusive Mass Community with the friendship of First United hopes to offer free visits and photos with Santa Claus on Saturday afternoon, December 13. The goal is to take some of the financial burden of the holiday season off of families by demonstrating the love of Jesus revealed in the

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