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Our location:
7195 Simms St, Arvada CO 80004

Upcoming Events in Detail

Children & Youth Stuff

For the summer, we change things up a bit on Sunday mornings. We’re tapping into ideas from the congregation for summer Sunday school. Here’s some of what you’ll see concurrent with the 10am Worship service (well, starting about 20 minutes into the service when kids get dismissed to Sunday school):

  • planting seeds in pots and watching them grow through the rest of the summer
  • a scavenger hunt
  • learn about the importance of bees in our world–related to the new bee hives the community garden has installed next to the church
  • music with our music director Sue Wedaa
  • telling stories in the sand box with Eliza
  • making cake pops
  • making art with some of our art teacher members

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Romero Theater Troupe

Sunday July 30, 6:30pm–Romero Theater Troupe

The Romero troupe is a volunteer organic theater group. They perform stories related to the struggles for social and economic justice. The troupe began when Dr. James Walsh, history professor at CU Denver, decided to teach history through theater. The troupe’s mission is to grow together in community with others, to engage the general public in the practice of exploring history, and to promote social justice through the art of theater. Come and experience this telling of history from the “bottom up”.


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Wednesday Aug 2, 6:30pm–IAF Neighborhood Gather for the Arvada Community

IAF Neighborhood Gather
A Monthly IAF (Industrial Areas Foundation) Neighborhood Gather for the Arvada Community will be at First United Church on Wednesday August 2, 6:30 – 8:00pm. This is a grassroots coalition of schools, congregations, and neighbors working together for the common good of the neighborhoods that are served by the Arvada Schools. If you are interested in Making genuine connections, Partnering with others, Revitalizing your neighborhood, Strengthening your neighborhood schools, then join us at our next Neighborhood Gathering, and bring someone with you.


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Saturday Sept 23, 2pm–Common Earth Community Garden 2nd Annual Garden Festival

Garden FestivalIt’s the 2nd Annual Common Earth Community Garden Festival, with music by Zzyzx. Potluck this year with Fried Chicken and sandwiches provided by Garden and everyone is asked to provide side dish or dessert.


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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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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 Sunday school classes and upcoming events…First United Facebook Page.

 


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