Columbus First United Methodist Church
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Come grow with us!


Summer Sunday School - for Those in Pre-K – 6th grade. Pre-K and K meet in Room 005. 1st - 6th grades meet in Room 210.
Youth Summer Splash Schedule Changes 7:00 pm-8:30 pm  
There is no Splash on June 28 or July 21.
July 5:  Putt-Putt (changed from June 14)
July 12:  Swim at Wagner’s Lake  (Rich and Jamie Snyder’s)
July 19: Whose Line is it Anyway?

Confirmation Class 2017 -  Registration for Confirmation Class 2017 for next year’s 8th & 9th graders.
1) Register student with Rev. Cindi at the Church Office.
2) Sign-up for Confirmation Camp July 5 - 8 at Camp Fontanelle.
3) Choose mentor – must be a church member (may be family) who will participate alongside student through confirmation journey.
There will be additional retreats this summer and fall to complete confirmation requirements. Talk to Rev. Cindi for more info.
Mission Possible - July 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Meet at the Outreach Center and bring a sack lunch!
Youth Mission Trip to Colorado Springs -  July 16-23, 2017. Contact Sarah Borgman for details or to sign up.
Summer Tutoring - Will be on August 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. We would love volunteers to help drive the students, along with teachers to help the children learn. We would like to have a one on one ratio with teachers and students. Please call the office and speak to Erin if you would like to be a part of Summer Tutoring.
Block Party - Coming this September is a Block Party at our Outreach Center. There will be inflatables, food, games, music, and lots of fun. 
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  
Majority of our Church Family's High School Graduates Class of 2017....from Columbus High, Lakeview and Twin River. Congratulations!

"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
     Saturday: 6:00 p.m.   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
     "Ignite On Sunday Night" Alternative Praise Gathering
      Casual Praise Worship: 6:00 p.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship