The Great Plains Youth Rally will be on Saturday, August 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Avenue. This event is for all youth, as it is a great way to kick off the school year with other youth from around our conference. This day will start and end with spirit-filled worship services. Workshops, a mission project, games, and lunch will fill the day.
Eleven youths spent a week in mission and service in Omaha this June. They would like to share their experience and God-filled moments with the congregation. Please join us for cupcakes after worship on Sunday, August 27, at 11:30 a.m., as the youth share how they saw God working in their lives that week.
On Wednesday, July 26, the Education Commission is sponsoring a Parent’s Night Out! Drop your children off at the church from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. where there will be free childcare and a meal provided for them. You can sign up at bit.ly/44dh0HY.
Parents, do you need a mid-week break? Look no further. Let us watch the kids on July 26, 2023, 6:00-8:00p.m. It’s parent’s night out. You’ll be free to go out and enjoy dinner with your spouse, catch up on some laundry, or whatever you might choose. We will provide pizza, crafts, and a movie. You can sign up here.
Children’s Sunday is this Sunday, June 11. If your child would like to participate, please make sure that they arrive at the church by 10:00 a.m. in the education room.
We’ll be confirming these two wonderful youth, Kami Spencer and Maryn Grady this Sunday, May 21, 2023. Come and join us!
I want to encourage children to bring a stuffed animal to church this Sunday, May 14, 2022, for the children’s sermon. Thanks.
The CAUMC Family & Friendship Commission is requesting candy donations for the Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9. Please make sure that all donations will fit into a plastic easter egg. Donations can be dropped off to the church office at your convenience.
Thank you so much in advance!
This past Sunday the Youth’s “Souper Bowl of Caring” was able to raise $95.00 to benefit the Ogden Friendship House of Hope, and 250 pounds of soup for the College Avenue UMC Blessing Box!
The College Avenue UMC Youth Group has over $17,000 in grant money from football parking to share with other non-profit organizations. If you are associated with an organization that would benefit from a monetary grant, please download the application form from the website, or contact the church office at 785-539-4191. Grant applications are now being accepted through February 20, 2023.
All members and friends of College Avenue UMC are invited to the Children’s Christmas program, “Get In Line For Christmas,” at 4:00 pm this Sunday, December 11, 2022. It will be followed by a youth production of “The Christmas Program That Almost Didn’t Happen.”
Great News for Kids! On Sunday, October 16, 2022, Janet and George Milliken will be in the Church parking lot after the service with free pumpkins for kids (and youth and adults).