Columbus First United Methodist Church
Friday, December 15, 2017
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Youth Bake Sale - On December 16th and 17th the youth will be holding a bake sale in chapel parlor after each service. The money raised goes to the holiday spirit co-op to help purchase gifts for children this holiday season.
Children’s Christmas Program Sunday, December 17th during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The program will include the Pre-K to High School Groups. Practice at 9:00 a.m. on December 17th. Please have children to church no later than 9:00 a.m. on that day! 

December 27th Dinner and a Movie. Supper at 5:30 — 6:30 p.m. Movie at 6:30 p.m. showing The Nut Job 2.  All families are invited & welcome to participate! Invite neighbors & friends too!
Lock - In Following the Ignite Service December 31st around 7:00 p.m. for Grades 7 - 12. The event will be held at our Outreach Center. Bring a friend and some excitement! Sign-up with Sarah B. ASAP!
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 Kidz Korner group (K-4th grade) is in need of two volunteers each Wednesday evening. You may volunteer for just a one time, once a month, bi-weekly, or weekly basis. As a volunteer you would be an extra set of hands and eyes for the youth leader.
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