Welcome to Community United Methodist Church!  We hope you will take a moment to browse our website and discover the many opportunities to experience and share the presence of God, the love of Jesus, and the power of the Holy Spirit.  You are invited to join us for worship, fellowship, service, and spiritual growth opportunities for all ages, as together we partner with God in making a difference in the world through the love of Jesus Christ. We hope to see you soon!



Welcome back to church!!!

Please check out our social distancing

requirements link below to the right.

THURSDAY, December 3:  

     10:00 am – Seekers Bible Study


     8:30 am – Prayer Gathering

     9:00 am – Sunday School (all ages)

     10:00 am – Worship w/ Steve Satre

                         Live Streamed at www.cumcogden.org

MONDAY, December 7:

     6:00 pm - Cub Scouts

TUESDAY, December 8:

     5-7:00 pm - Food Pantry

WEDNESDAY, December 9:

     5:30 am – Morning Men’s Group

     6:00 pm – Youth Group (5th – 8th grades)

     8:30 pm – Bulldog Builders

THURSDAY, December 10:

     10:00 am - Seekers Bible Study (Advent Season)

                          ("Christmas - light splits the night)

                         7:30 pm - Christmas Eve Task Group

SUNDAY, December 13:  Kid's Program

     7:30 am - Men's Breakfast ( all men welcome)

     8:30 am – Prayer Gathering

     9:00 am – Sunday School (all ages)

     10:00 am – Worship w/ Kid's Program

                         Live Streamed at www.cumcogden.org

WEDNESDAY, December 16: 

     5:30 am – Morning Men’s Group

     6:00 pm – Youth Group (5th – 8th grades)

     7:30 pm - Leadership Board

     8:30 pm – Bulldog Builders

THURSDAY, December 17:

     10:00 am - Seekers Bible Study (Advent Season)

                         ("Christmas - light splits the night)

SUNDAY, December 20:  Music Program

     8:30 am – Prayer Gathering

     9:00 am – Sunday School (all ages)

     10:00 am – Worship w/ Music Program

                         Live Streamed at www.cumcogden.org


You are welcome to contact the office

at 515-275-4015 for updates at anytime. 

You are also welcome to call Pastor Buck directly at 712-303-8812.


CUMC monthly calendar is located under the

Calendar tab at the top of this page.

  Worship Time

8:30 am -Prayer Gathering

9:00 am - Sunday School

10:00 a.m. Worship

Weekly Messages

Join us each week as we

grow and learn together!

Click Here to find weekly messages

Wednesday Morning Men's 

Bible Study

A good group of men have been meeting in the CUMC Courtyard on Wednesday mornings at 5:30 am.  They are studying 52 men in the Bible and are engaging in wonderful Bible related conversations. 

All men are welcome!!


We delivered 65 boxes to the Bethel Church for Operation Christmas Child this year. With all of life’s challenges this year, we would like to thank everyone that took the time to pack a Christmas box for a child in need.  Thanks again,  Jim & Chrys Velky



Thursday Morning Bible Study


Seekers Bible Study group will begin an Advent Study on Thursday, December 3rd at 10:00 am in the Church Library.  What an opportunity for us to remember the strange and wonderful time when light split the night and God became one of us.  If there is interest in a Zoom Advent study please contact Evelyn at lewiston@netins.net

and see if that is an opportunity.  The book includes questions, scriptures, and additional readings to help us along the way. 

The books are $7 each but if someone wants to be a part of the group without purchasing a study guide it is possible. 

Harvest of Blessings

It may have looked different but a delicious meal was prepared and shared with many people in our church and community!  After expenses we will be able to split close to $1,300 between Women at the Well (the church within the walls of Mitchellville prison) AND with needs in the local area.  Many people volunteered to advertise, serve, deliver, and provide.  A special thanks to Jackie and Curtis Jens for their leadership again this year! 

Mission Statement:
Coming together with love; Uniting for fellowship and prayer; 
Ministering to our community as disciples of Christ.

Mission Focus:

To help those of our church and community to KNOW GOD better,  LOVE GOD more passionately and SERVE GOD more fully.

We're Back!!

We are excited to be meeting regularly again at CUMC.  We have implemented new safety guidelines (see below) and are on our way back to normal worship.  Even with our new seating arrangement in the sanctuary there is still room for more.  You are welcome to join us as soon as you are comfortable.  We have masks and hand sanitizer available at church.  

We look forward to seeing every one of you very soon!!

In the meantime we will be recording the services and posting the recordings to our website by 1PM on the same Sunday.  We will also be Live Streaming the services.  Go to the Live Stream tab
Click Here to review our guidelines we have put into place to make our services as safe as possible.



Pre-orders due Wednesday, December 2nd,  call:  515-275-2790.

Pick up orders Sunday, Dec.  6th , at the Church or East door drive through.  Home deliveries offered.

Free-will donations accepted.

When ordering a plate, indicate up to two items per plate in your order and large or small plate:

Options List, or make a request.

Spicy Ritz Cracker Mix                                  Toffee,

Not So Spicy Ritz Cracker Mix,                    Divinity,

Chyrs Velky's Crispix Mix,                            Buckeyes (Peanut Butter Balls),

Ranch Cracker Mix,                                      Caramels,

Almond Bark Pretzels,                                 Puppy Chow,

Peanut Butter Fudge,                                   Carmel Corn with Puff Corn,

Cinnamon Glazed Pecans,                          Chocolate Covered Peanuts,

Opera Fudge (White Fudge with Candied Fruit),

and, of course, Christmas Cookies.


The Mission Team would like to provide Christmas presents to residents of Accura of Ogden again this year.  Nearly half of these residents either have no family or have family that live far away.  Our goal is for every resident to receive something for Christmas.  In the West entryway there is a small tree with an angel card for each resident’s wishes.    The dollar limit is $30 per resident and gifts are to be returned wrapped with the Angel Card attached by Sunday, December 13th. 

Kris Brend and her family have offered their “Secret Shoppers Service” they are known for finding great deals.  If you want to donate $30 to fulfill an Angel Card the “Secret Shoppers Service” will do the rest!!


Youth Group will be on

October 21st, November 4th, 11th, & 18th at 6:00 pm

All youth from 5th grade to 8th grade are welcome to attend

All 5th - 9th grade kids in the community are welcome to attend.  We welcome everyone.  A RSVP would be nice to allow us to prepare a meal for those that plan to attend.


Wishlists for CUMC Children and Youth Activities

Kelli has a wishing well outside the CUMC office with wishes on buckets that she would enjoy to have for Youth Group.  The buckets (list) include - 

 Battery operated tea lights, AA batteries,

Hot Cocoa, jewel stickers, cotton balls, cardboard tube from gift wrap, crescent rolls, celery, raisins, and apples.

Guidelines for CUMC Children and Youth Activities

*Please bring a mask with you to Sunday School and youth group.   I am leaving it up to the discretion of the teacher whether or not they want you to wear a mask. 

This may change as we go along.

*Please remember to social distance.  We will do our best to have fun while remaining safe.

*If you are not feeling well, please stay home. 

*We will have hand sanitizer available and we will use it often. 

*We will sanitize in and out of rooms. 

*We will be cleaning the tables as often as we can.


We will accommodate whatever parents wish.   

If you feel your child cannot come unless we wear masks, we can change our guidelines.


Sunday School

We have Sunday School options for all ages.

Sunday School is held at church on Sunday morning at 9:00 am


Led by Pastor Buck 

Our Adult class is currently studying "God Heard Their Cry"

(Lessons of finding freedom in the midst of Lift's trials)


Led by Tom & Judy Cleveland

The High Schoolers and their families are using the easy to understand "Passport" books written by Chuck Swindoll to help stimulate discussion around the basic tenants of our faith.


Led by Kelli Larson, Youth Ministry Coordinator

The kid's are using the "One Room Sunday School".  They have started at the beginning with Adam and Eve and are chronologically  working their way through the Bible.  Soon they will be working on the Christmas program which will be out of this world!!

Bulldog Builders

Led by Tom & Judy Cleveland

Bulldog Builders is an ecumenical group for all High School aged youth in the Ogden area interested in learning and growing in Christianity.  


meet every Wednesday evening at 8:30 pm at CUMC in the lower level. 

Starting November4th.

Among the chaos, We are called to rest in the Lord, not to seek comfort from the world.  The Lord is in control and is our source for comfort and peace.  

Please encourage the High School kids you may know to attend and find peace and guidance in the Lord's word.

The world may indeed be unsettled, but we need not be.

Men's Breakfast

Men's breakfast will meet on
November 8th at 7:30 am. 
Jim McConnell is hosting.

CUMC Church Directory

The Church Directory is underway. 

We are still collecting pictures so come in and I will take one on the backdrop, or you are welcome to send in a recent selfie or other recent photo to cumc@netins.net.  I hope to be printing in December.  Please send pictures ASAP.

The 2020 Charge Conference

for Community United Methodist Church 


Sunday, November 8th

Blanket Sunday


Church World Service

On  Blanket Sunday the church kids collected $535.35 by carrying an outstretched blanket up and down the isle.  That is a lot of blankets to keep people warm!!

Great work congregation and kids!!

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