Columbus First United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Confirmation 2017 was held October 8th at 10:30 a.m. Seventeen members were confirmed in the faith. Congratulations and blessings to our 9th graders: Hunter Gassmann and Madison Henderson, and to our 8th graders: Tadan Bell; Josalyn Valenzuela Bice; Austin Boswell; Hunter Colegrove; Owen Davis; Abigail Degn; Makiaya DeLaCruz; Trevor Fricke; Addison Heule; Hailey Hoffman; Rebecca Hoffman; Ericka Keep; Kyson Krepel; Brock Kuhlman and Tate Smith.
On October 21st, the Youth will head to Camp Fontanelle for some volunteering and fun. Youth in grades 5 - 12 are welcome to attend. They need to sign up with Sarah Borgman.
Homemade Pie Sales Sponsored by the Youth. $8.00 each. Pumpkin, Pecan or Apple. Stop in at the church office or see a youth. Orders are being taken until November 12th. Pies will be ready for pick up or delivery on the evening of November 18th in the Church's Fellowship Hall.
Youth Ministry Retreat - Sunday, October 29 (12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.) at the Outreach Center. Grades 5 - 12.  Plan upcoming events, eat pizza, and hang out with friends. RSVP to Sarah if you wish to eat.
Craft and Vendor Fair October 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at our Outreach Center. Do you have a craft or product to sell? We need you! Vendors and Crafters are welcome to set up  tables and sell their product. Table cost is $10 which includes a meal. The Youth mission team is asking for 10% of profits to help benefit their trip next summer to Ohio. Contact Sarah Borgman at: or at the church office 402-564-8463 or on her cell 402-2702372 to sign up.  
Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, November 5th. Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour!
November 22nd No Youth Group (Thanksgiving Break)
December 27th Dinner and a Movie.
Lock - In Coming December 31st after the Ignite Service (around 7:00 p.m.), for Grades 7 - 12. The event will be held at the Outreach Center. Friends are welcome! Stay tuned for more information coming soon!
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.

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
     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