Columbus First United Methodist Church
Monday, March 30, 2020
Come grow with us!
       "Give and it will be given to you." -- Jesus, in Luke 6:38a
Christian stewardship involves sharing our prayers, presence, service, witness, and gifts. The Giving page is dedicated to sharing yourself with God, the church and more by monetarily supporting the church and its ministries and missions.
Besides giving an offering at a worship service or directly in the church office, here are some more ways to support the church and its ministries and missions with your monetary gifts:
Square: Church members are able to make payments for pledges, Scrip gift cards and other services using their debit and/or credit cards through Square, Inc. This service is available BEFORE and AFTER all worship services (please speak with those selling Scrip) and DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS at the Church. We will welcome people to pay the fees for using this service, yet we are grateful to offer this for those who primarily use their debit and/or credit cards for purchases.
Automated donation by bank withdrawal: For more information, or to set up an automated electronic withdrawal from your bank account, please call the Church Office at 402-564-8463, or CLICK HERE TO EMAIL us of your interest, and you will be contacted. 


Automated donation by paycheck contribution: For more information, or to set up an automated electronic contribution from your paycheck, please call the Church Office at 402-564-8463, or
CLICK HERE TO EMAIL us of your interest, and you will be contacted. 
For any giving, you can direct it to general (budget) ministries, special ministries or missions, building fund, endowment fund, etc.
Endowment Foundation
It is with pleasure that I recommend the Columbus First United Methodist Endowment Foundation to you. This church has been a blessing in the lives of my family, as I am sure it has been to yours. The church has been there to teach our young ones the stories of Jesus. It was where we have shared in the Bread and the Cup and have been baptized. The church is where our married lives began and where our loved ones were laid to rest and remembered. The church has served this community and the world through mission work.
You and I have the opportunity to help ensure the work of the church goes on even after we are gone. Our gifts to the Endowment of this church will provide the dollars needed for many of the wonderful programs currently happening and new programs that may emerge in the future. Our gifts can be directed for something very specific, such as care and upkeep of the church facilities or as broad as you desire within the ministry of the church. The goal of the Endowment is to establish a permanent fund and only the interest from that fund would be used for projects, thus providing perpetual gifts to the church. You will be able to give to the church and help provide ministry to generations yet to come.
Thank you for taking time to consider this very special way of giving to the church. Please review the Endowment Fund brochure for more information and email or call me at the church office, or contact a member of the Endowment Committee.
Grace and Peace,
Rev Cindi Stewart                                           Come Grow With Us!
When planning your next shopping trip, consider making purchases with FUMC Scrip Cards. When you buy locally using Scrip Cards, businesses contribute donations back to the church. Scrip Cards are available at worship or from the church office.
You can also pre-order by calling the church office at 564-8463 or click here to email. Then just stop by the church office and your order will be waiting for you to pick up!
Team National Shopping Site 
The Team National Shopping Website works just like using Scrip except, there are over 400 national businesses to choose from. Each of the national websites give varying amounts of rebates directly to Columbus First United Methodist Church, depending on what each person purchases. Just like Scrip, there is no additional cost to the purchaser. 
Remember, we need to give because Christ has given his all for us.  And we are thankful!
                          LOCATIONS & SERVICE TIMES
Downtown  2710 14th Street, Columbus, Nebraska  402-564-8463
     Sunday: 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
     Sunday School: 9:00 a.m.  Fellowship Time: 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
     Nursery available 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
     Transportation available for Sunday 10:30 service. Call the church by Friday to schedule
Outreach Center  3602 16th Street, Columbus, Nebraska  402-564-8362
     Saturday Evening Service: 6:00 p.m.
     "Ignite On Sunday Night" Alternative Praise Gathering
      Casual Praise Worship: 6:00 p.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship
Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.