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Our location:
7195 Simms St, Arvada CO 80004

About Us

Prior to entering the church building, please fill out this HEALTHCHECK FORM, or fill out the paper form just inside the front doors.
First United Church of Arvada -- a community of people.

Welcome to the First United Church of Arvada, an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ, where “God is still speaking,” We are glad and grateful that you are with us, and hope your experience here enriches your life.

We are a caring community of people doing our best to follow Christ’s command, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” We are also a diverse family that actively cares for one another. Wherever you are on your faith journey, feel welcome at First United where we are DIVERSE IN THOUGHT AND UNITED IN SPIRIT.

Church Status Update

COVID UPDATE as of Oct 28, 2020

*The First United Church of Arvada building will remain closed through the end of January 2021 with the leeway to have outdoor events as agreed upon by staff and boards.
*We will continue to worship on Sunday mornings via Zoom at 10 am. If you don’t already receive the link, sign up here.
*The church office will continue to be open on Mondays & Thursdays from 9 am to 11 am. Please wear a mask if you are coming to the church office. If you need to enter the church building outside of office hours, please notify the church office when you will be there.
*If you have permission to enter the church building, you will need to fill out the Health Questionnaire each time before entering the building. There is also a sign-in sheet with the same information on the Welcome Table in the foyer. **If you are sick, please do not enter the building. Please wear a mask if you are in the same room as someone who is not in your household. Please wipe down any surfaces that you touch while you are in the building.**
*We have an Opening Committee that is comprised of members of the church Council & staff that is diligently working on protocols and procedures that will–hopefully and depending on the current Covid-19 stats, RMC & state guidelines, and liability–allow us to begin opening for small services.
*Rental groups will not meet on church property until given specific permission to do so.
*Church Staff continue to work from home (outside of office hours).

Who We Are

Matthew 25:40We see ourselves as a faith community in which we can discover the resources for our work in this world: striving for justice and peace among all people, bringing hope to those Jesus called the least of these, feeding the hungry, advocating for the children of this world, and preserving the environment.

We hold no rigid doctrine but believe in the triune God: Creator, Christ and Holy Spirit. We seek, in worship, to celebrate our grand diversity and the many faith traditions that have brought us to this time.We believe that we are called to be a prophetic church in the tradition of the prophets and apostles, where God calls us to speak truth to power.

We trust and respect each person’s spiritual journey in life. We welcome all persons without regard to age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, physical or mental ability, national origin or scriptural interpretations.