Columbus First United Methodist Church
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Come grow with us!


May 6, 2018
Congratulations to our area high school graduates: Zach Benne, son of Mark & Heidi Benne; Nickolas Borgman, son of Scott and Sarah Borgman; Alec Flyr, son of Scott & Misty Flyr; Winton Gassmann, son of Derek & Katie Gassmann; Ethan Glenn, son of Darin & Jeri Glenn; Lexi Hajek, daughter of Pat Hajek & Lynn Wemhoff; Logan Hardy & Raegan Hardy, daughters of Jason & Ann Hardy; Madeline Luebe, daughter of Drew & Lacey Luebe; Heaven Metcalfe, daughter of Jason & (Emilie) Metcalfe and Amber Whitmore; Jessie Nelson, daughter of Tom & Kristi Nelson; Ryan Range, son of Ron & Pam Range; Natasha Becker, daughter of Barb Becker; and Alyssa Rodriguez, daughter of Norma Rodriguez & Josh Fricke 
Summer Splash for Youth is every Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m. It's not your regular youth group. Plan on many outdoor activities and lots of excursions away from the Outreach Center.
July 4: NO Youth Group, July 11: Putt Putt (meet at Outreach Center), July 18: Night at the Plunge (Meet at the Plunge!), July 25: Care Packages for the Military (for grades 3-12 only), August 1: NO YOUTH GROUP, August 8: Water guns/water slide (provide own water guns), August 15: Youth Group Kick Off Picnic  @ Pawnee Park East Shelter
Summer Sunday School - Students in Grades 1 - 6 meet in Room 210 for Bible Story, crafts, activities & much more, Students age 2 - Grade K Meet in Room 005.
Summer Tutoring July 30 & 31 and August 1, 2 & 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
The Senior High Youth are heading to Lorain, Ohio July 29th - August 4th, 2018, to be the hands and feet of Christ in 2018.  Anyone currently in 8th - 12th grades and adult chaperones may now register. Cost is $475. Everyone should be able to fund raise the whole cost of this trip. Contact Sarah Borgman or at 402-564-8463 for questions or to register.
Summer Tutoring July 30, 31, August 1, 2, and 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 
The Youth are in need of meals on Wednesday nights at our Outreach  Center. Currently, we have about 50 children, youth and adults who eat on Wednesday nights! Donations for food, money or gift cards are welcome. You may sign up to provide a meal or portion of a meal in the Chapel Parlor.
There are many opportunities for our youth. We have a youth ministry team supported by youth sponsors. Youth meet at the Outreach Center - 3602 16th Street every Wednesday evening. Phone is 402-564-8362.
Youth Groups include:
Senior High Katalyst   (Grades 9 through 12)
Junior High Fever   (Grades 7 & 8)
Middle School Sparks   (Grades 5 & 6)
plus for Children Grades 1- 4 Kidz Korner (6:30-8:00 - Aldersgate Room)
Wednesday Night Youth Group Schedule
              3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - After School Program (Homework Help)   (Community Room)
              5:00 - 6:45 p.m. - Supper   (Youth Underground)
              5:45 - 6:15 p.m. - MYTT-Methodist Youth Talent Troupe Practice (Grades 5 through 12)
              6:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Youth Choir Practice   (Grades 5 through 12) (Youth Underground)
              7:00 - 7:15 p.m. - Worship Time   (Wesley Room)
              7:15 - 8:15 p.m. - Youth Groups Meet   (Youth Underground)
Sponsors/helpers are always needed - call Sarah at 402-564-8463 or 402-270-2372
  • Meal providers needed - schedule with Sarah  
These 17 outstanding students were confirmed in the faith October 8, 2017. Congratulations & Blessings!
"This is what it looks like to see the youth making 180 pies!" It was quite an amazing feat!
March 19, 2017 
2017 Youth Valentine Talent Show (Sip & Sample)
February 12, 2017 Video from FUMC-TV
2017 Youth Valentine Talent Show (Sip & Sample)
February 12, 2017 Video from FUMC-TV
The 4-H Robotics Club

The Youth Alaska Mission Team 2016 would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, support, and financial contributions. Without you our trip would not have been possible!
CMS 2014 Musical (Zach, Jessie, Ryan, Alec)
Youth Mission 2013 - Denver (click picture)
Youth Mission to Hastings 2013 (click picture)
                          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 Thursday  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Friday  7:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon