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.


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

Announcements for the week of May 08, 2016

HUNGER GAMES THANK YOU.  To all who contributed to the MCUM Food Pantry during the Hunger Games promotion.  And, thank you Phyllis Eads for taking the items to the pantry for us.  There was a total of 419 pounds which included much needed cereals and bulky items for the cleaning closet.  Every bit helps MCUM

Announcements for the week of May 01, 2016

A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held immediately after church on Sunday, May 1, for the purpose of electing Church Officers and Board members for the coming year. The meeting will be brief. Your vote is important!  Please plan to attend.  SAVE THE DATE:  MAY 1   It’s time to think spring! MCUM’s 10th Annual Spring into

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016 Revelation 21:1-6 Acts 11:1-18 To our Jewish friends, and we all have them, Happy Passover.  Passover is an eight day celebration remembering the passing over from slavery in Egypt to freedom, eventually into the Land of Israel.  Christianity is an heir of our Jewish ancestors and it is easy for us