Columbus First United Methodist Church
Monday, March 18, 2019
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             OUTREACH CENTER

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Columbus First United Methodist Outreach Center
3602 16th Street
Phone 402-564-8362
We are an outreach ministry of Columbus First United Methodist Church
Monday thru Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The primary office of Associate Pastor Joe Krepel and Christian Education & Youth Director Sarah Borgman (402) 270-2372, is located in our Outreach Center.
Come as you are and join us every Sunday for a casual evening together at the Outreach Center, 3602 16th Street. It all begins at 6:00 with music and words to Ignite the Spirit in you followed by refreshments and fellowship.


Peace Pole Dedication at Outreach Center
September 9, 2018



March 23 - Bishop’s Regional Gathering scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. has been postponed until a later date.
Care Team’s Chat & Chew / First UMC Care Team and Healthy Congregations are sponsoring the following events, all of them will be at 4:30 p.m.
April 14 – “Healthcare Decisions”
March 27 - Pastor Joseph DowlingSoka  of Willow UMC  Alaska will be here. Hear about our Covenant Relationship  with Willow UMC, Alaska! Pastor Joseph will join us for Lenten Lunch, and then he is looking for groups to meet with in the afternoon.
He will “hang-out” with the youth during the afternoon and eat a meal there. Worship at 6:45 p.m. followed with a  Presentation at 7:15 p.m.

The Second Annual Tablescapes will be held on Sunday, March 31st from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. featuring beautifully decorated tables and desserts, entertainment & silent auction items. To donate items, please contact Cindy Rohde and/or Mary Plettner, this year’s event co-chairs. Registration forms are located by the name tags and/or in the Church Office. 
Proceeds will go toward the Mission & Ministry obligations for 2019.

Daffodil Days is an opportunity for everyone to join the American Cancer Society in saving lives, celebrating lives and leading the fight for a world without cancer. Dollars raised through Daffodil Days support groundbreaking research, patient services, and other lifesaving programs. Through the daffodil, the first flower of spring, this campaign brings a symbol of hope to cancer patients and those affected by the disease. Daffodils will be sold before and after each service in mid-March.

April 27 - 4th Annual Youth Garage Sale from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Will begin taking items on April 26th.

Need help with some projects? The youth are here to help you. They will do lawn care, snow removal, windows, painting, cleaning, you name it. Free Will Donation. Call the Church Office for details at 402-564-8463.
Needing a night out  with your spouse? Check out the second Saturdays of the month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., then join us for Saturday night worship at the Outreach Center from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Next one: September 8th.  Childcare with meal provided $2.00/child. Talk to Sarah Borgman for more information.

Library of Books & Movies - Check out the Meditation Room at our Outreach Center. There are a number of books for parental support as well as Christian-based MOVIES that can be checked out!
Parenting 4:13 - This is an on-line support group for parents of strong-willed children. Request to be included in this FaceBook group thru Pastor Cindi.
The Blessing Box is in need of toiletries, school supplies, pens, pencils, glue sticks, crayons, and paper products.  Please drop off any donations at the Outreach Center.  The supply box is right inside the east door entrance.
Ignite!  Children’s Church - During the Sunday evening Ignite service, kids are welcome to go to the  Community Room during the sermon. Children too old for nursery till 6th grade, are invited to listen to a Bible story and do an  activity.

Join us for:
Bible Studies
Movie Days
Craft Club
Weight Loss Support
Youth Activities
We also host:
Red Cross Blood Drives
Backpack Program
Crisis Navigators
Habitat for Humanity
Support Groups
Community After School Program
Are you looking for a place to hold your Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, Birthday Parties, Reunions, Graduation or Confirmation dinners? The Outreach Center is available most weekends for you to hold your event. If you are interested, call the Church Office and they would be glad to assist.

                          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.