Columbus First United Methodist Church
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Come grow with us!


High School Senior  Recognition Weekend of May 5 - 6. Senior/Family Brunch: 9:00 a.m. on Sunday in Fellowship Hall. Presentation of Seniors and Scholarships at the 10:30 service. 
Adventure Day Camp at Camp Fontanelle Those in grades 5 - 12 are invited to attend on Saturday, May 5th. This is a FREE event for all  youth. Included is lunch, zipline, jump pillow, gaga ball, and so much more. We will leave from the Outreach Center at 9:00 a.m. and return at 6:00 p.m. Adults are needed for extra transport and supervision. Those interested in attending must contact Sarah Borgman by April 18th to reserve your seat in a van.
End of Year Youth Bowling Night on May 9th. RSVP by May 2nd to Sarah Borgman FREE for all youth and families. Includes supper and two games  of bowling.
Summer Youth Mission Trip June 15 – 16,  2018 For those entering 5th grade to graduated seniors. Contact Sarah Borgman for details.
Dairy Queen Fundraiser Night June 21st from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.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.
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
     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