First UMC Publications

With an ever growing congregation. First UMC tries to communicate to our congregation in as many ways as possible.  

Below is listed our Advent Devotions, 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.

*NEW* Passport (coming soon)

Registration Forms

(leaders, please register your meetings & events)

Church - Organization

Church- Small Group

Church - Individual

OC - Organization

OC - Small Group

OC - Individual

The 2022 Bible Reading form is available at Church or Outreach Center. Call for one to be mailed.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR (any year)

Read The Bible in One Year

January - March

April - June

July - September

October - December


Anne K (Labyrinth)

Doug K (Journey)

Chuck Athey (Faith Testimony)

Dick Breuer (Guidance Provided)

JoElla Stromberg

Alice Plettner (Mountain Top)


Camp Fontanelle Update

"Paper" Jesus Printout

Cool Things Happening

  • Wednesday nite meals

    First UMC's Wednesday Nite Community Meal is FULL STEAM AHEAD! We are open for dining in from 5-6:30 PM or you can order a meal to be picked up at the OC from 5-5:30 PM in the alley, on Wednesdays. These meals are available to ANYONE! Just call the Church or OC office to reserve a meal.  

    Not interested in eating a meal but you'd like to help? Contact the Church office to see if there may be a volunteer position available that fits your interest! Check out how we are helping First UMC's food ministry grow!

  • Class of 2020

    "Graduation ceremony"

    First UMC celebrated several of our Class of 2020 members at 9 AM worship on Sunday, August 2.

    Pictured Left to Right:

    Emma Stewart, Gracie Luebbe, Madeline Hudnall, Ryan Sims,Will Whited, Colton Dannelly, Madison Fricke,Douglas Davidchik, and Jayven Krepel.

  • The Blessing Box

    The Blessing Box is located at our Outreach Center.  

    It provides much needed food items for people in the Columbus community.  

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