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.

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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 Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles, September 28, 2014

Matthew 21:23-32 Who is in Charge? If you are living with another person or people in your life—who is in charge at your house?  There are many answers to that question.  Historically in our culture men have been the authority, and are encouraged to answer the question by saying, “Well, I am.”  We know how

Annoucements for the week of September 28, 2014

FALL BLOOD DRIVE. The Board of Outreach is sponsoring its annual fall blood drive the last Sunday of this month, September 28, from 9am – 1pm.  Indiana Blood Center is in charge of the drive which will be held in Fellowship Hall during the morning.   We would appreciate very much if all who are able

Exploring Spiritual Direction – What’s Coming Up?

You can learn about spiritual direction groups at First United on Sunday, October 5 at 3:00 pm or Saturday October 11 at 9:30 am.  Together we’ll watch a short PBS Religion & Ethics video presentation about spiritual direction and another from Parker Palmer about his Circles of Trust model.  There will be an opportunity to

Announcements for the week of September 14, 2014

KETTLE FEST. Sunday after worship will be our annual Kettle Fest. The centerpiece will be stew cooked in Jack’s kettle outside over an open fire but once again there will also be games and entertainment—and plenty of time to reconnect with each other after the summer. FIRST NEWS ARTICLES ARE DUE ON SEPTEMBER 15. CHILDREN’S

Annoucements for the Week of August 10, 2014

FIRST NEWS REMINDER: All articles are due on August 15. Any questions please contact the church office. NEW PHONE DIRECTORIES ARE IN THE CHURCH OFFICE AND ON OUR WEBSITE LISTED IN THE MEMBER’S ONLY SECTION. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Girls Inc. of Monroe County has a special project and needs volunteers!!  Can you spare a day or

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