“Congratulations” to this year’s area high school graduates - On Sunday, May 7 at the 10:30 a.m. Worship Service, First UMC will celebrate the graduations of those students in our current directory of members & constituents (* confirmed at Columbus First UMC): Jordan Craft, son of Justin & Sarah Sorensen; Averi Devish, daughter of Hope & Mitch Freshour; Bailey Gassmann,* daughter of Derek & Katie Gassmann; Samantha Graham, daughter of Shannon Svasek; Eric Hanzel, son of Jaime Henderson; Braeden Iwan, son of April Iwan; Olivia Kuehler,* daughter of Francis & Mary Pat Kuehler; Mitchell Kuhlman,* son of Kurt & Carrie Kuhlman; Ryanne Lueders, daughter of Josh & Melanie Lueders; Wyatt Olcott,* son of Tim & Nancy Olcott; Jesse Osborn,* son of Jim & Betty Osborn; Alicea Rohde,* daughter of Rich & Cindy Rohde; Kody Salak,* son of Chuck Salak and Lisa Stahmer; Jacob Schindel,* son of Doug & Michelle Schindel; Karissa Sims,* daughter of Michelle & Mark Hanson and Rusty Sims; and Isabelle Stewart, daughter of Klint & Rev. Cindi Stewart.
These high school graduates are invited to participate in a Graduation Brunch in fellowship hall preceding the worship service at 9:15 a.m.
Family Fun Night - Inviting ALL Youth and Families Wednesday, May 10th 6:00 p.m. at the Outreach Center. Enjoy Smoked Pork loin, baked potato, vegetable and ice cream sundaes. Followed by Bowling at Boulevard Lanes. RSVP required to eat and bowl. Contact Sarah at 402270-2372
Vacation Bible School - Coming June 5th - 9th. See Sarah Borgman to sign up to be a leader or helper. This year’s theme: Super Heroes
Summer Youth Mission Trip to Hastings, Nebraska - June 16-17, 2017 for those entering 5th grade to graduated Seniors.
Confirmation Class 2017 - Registration for Confirmation Class 2017 has begun for next year’s 8th & 9th graders.
1) Register student with Rev. Cindi at the Church Office.
2) Sign-up for Confirmation Camp (choose one; #1 preferred) #1: June 26 - 29 OR #2: 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.
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.