First UMC Publications

With an ever growing congregation. 

First United Methodist tries to communicate to our congregation in as many ways as possible.  

Below is listed our monthly Circuit Riders, our weekly E-Mail Blasts, our weekly Sermons & Lessons, 

and any other Cool Things Happening we may have to share.


Also, make sure you are checking our social media sites:

Facebook: First UMC & Outreach Center Columbus, NE

YouTube: First UMC & Outreach Center Columbus, NE

Instagram: First UMC Columbus, NE


If you can not find what you are looking for, please contact us.

Cool Things Happening

  • Wednesday nite meals

    First UMC's Wednesday Nite Community Meal is FULL STEAM AHEAD! We are currently taking orders that can be picked up at the OC from 5-5:30 PM in the west parking lot on Wednesdays. These meals are available to ANYONE! Just call the Church or OC office or email Sandy at to reserve a meal. July 22 meal is homemade Lasagna, Garlic Knots, Lettuce Salad and a Dessert. Not interested in eating a meal but you'd like to help? Contact Sandy to see if there may be a volunteer position available that fits your interest! July 15, we served 90 meals! Check out how we are helping First UMC's food ministry grow!

  • First UMC Blood drive

    50 units of blood was collected on May 4 for the First UMC Blood Drive! Connie Jensen says, "Thank You!" On June 29, First UMC surpassed its goal by four units with a total of 47 units!

    Give the gift of life at the next First UMC Blood Drive on Monday, August 29, 2020. You can call Connie at 402-910-9725 or go online at to make an appointment.

  • Class of 2020

    "Drive by honk & wave"

    May 17 brought some of our high school grads to celebrate with Church family members and friends. 

  • The Blessing Box

    The Blessing Box is located at our Outreach Center.  

    It provides much needed food items for people in the neighborhood.  

    This is a great way for you to support our church's food ministry, so keep donating!   

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