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Our location:
7195 Simms St, Arvada CO 80004

Open to in-person worship

Open for in-person Worship!
In-Person WorshipFirst United Church of Arvada is now open for in-person Worship in addition to offering our services over Zoom. For in-person services, (change as of Aug 8, 2021) masks are strongly recommended for vaccinated people and required for unvaccinated people. Social distancing remains in place. As of Aug 15, the nursery is open; masks are required for ages 2 and up–including for our vaccinated Nursery Attendant. We haven’t yet started Worship & Wonder for the elementary age kids (we’re looking at a mid-Sept start), but kids are welcome in the sanctuary with you. There’s also a table set up just outside the sanctuary for those needing extra wiggle space while listening to the service.

To join us online, sign up to receive the Zoom info here. If you’d like to get our weekly email blast, or other information about First United, fill out the “Contact Us” form.

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Sunday Sept 26, after worship–CROP Walk for Hunger Relief
CROP walkThis month we will be fighting hunger both on a local and on a national/international level. We are asking for donations to our Blessing Box (located at the south end of the front side walk) as well as participating in the CROP Walk (Church World Service). In years past we have joined others from around the area and walked together. This year, on September 26, we will be doing our own FUCA CROP Walk from our property following our Sunday morning service. It will be a short one mile walk (half mile out and back). Wear your walking shoes that Sunday! Donations for the Blessing Box can be brought that Sunday or throughout the month of September.
Items can be dropped off in the church office during regular office hours or on Sunday mornings. Donations for the CROP Walk can be made out to FUCA with CROP Walk in the memo line or made online!

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Blessing Box Needs

Blessing Box (a.k.a. Little Free Food Pantry)
Blessing BoxThe Blessing Box (the free little pantry on a south corner of our parking lot) is open for use 24/7. If you’d like to bring items to stock it, here’s a list of what’s most used, though other items are also welcome:
*Canned food (with pop top lids if possible)
–Protein sources (chili, soups, ravioli, chicken/tuna)
–Fruits & veggies (please NO canned beans such as black, kidney, etc.)
–Pasta sauce
*Pasta or instant/boxed rice (preferably not bags of rice)
*Peanut butter or other nut butters
*Granola bars (higher protein ones are best)
*Crackers with peanut butter or cheese filling
*Water bottles (8oz), juice boxes or shelf-stable milk
–Travel sized toothpaste
–Other travel sized toiletries and soap
–Toilet paper
–Feminine hygiene products
*Socks, hats, gloves

You’re invited to stop by to fill the box with a few items from time to time. Or take items as you need them. Thank you!

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Common Earth Community Garden News

Common Earth Community Garden logo

For more information or to volunteer…email CommonEarthCommGarden@gmail.com . Or simply check the website!

Mission: Common Earth Community Garden is established to grow and distribute vegetables, provide a source of wholesome food to local food banks, provide nutritional and cultural education for youth, a place of fellowship for multi-generational families, and outreach to our diverse neighbors on this shared common earth.

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Supporting First United through the King Soopers Community Rewards Program
Help support First United by connecting your King Soopers loyalty card to First United! There are no longer refillable cards to use. Now you go online to connect your loyalty card to the organization you want to receive a portion of the money you spend at King Soopers. Connect that and you’re set!
How to connect your loyalty card to First United Church of Arvada:
–Log into your King Soopers Account (www.kingsoopers.com)
–Under “Valued Customer” in the upper right hand corner, go to “My Account”
–Sign into your account (or create an account for your loyalty card)
–On the “Account Summary” page, click on “Community Rewards” in the left column.
–“Enroll” in First United Church of Arvada, which is organization DL310.
ALSO…The “Community Rewards” page where you “Enroll” is where you see how much you’ve contributed to First United each quarter.

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Keep up with First United on Facebook

Facebook Like pictureSure, you can click the Facebook icon on any page of this website, but we just thought we’d point out what you can have delivered to¬†your news feed when you “Like” us:¬†Pictures and videos of what we’ve been doing, interesting articles, reminders about upcoming events…First United Facebook Page.

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