Coppertop News

Camp Time

May 30, 2017

Camp registrations and brochures for Minnesota UMC Summer Camps, Adventure Day Camp, Preschool Camp, My Family Toddler Camp, Tale Blazers, and the Children of God Family Retreat can be found on the table in narthex, at and on Faithful First Families (Coppertop) Facebook page.


Church League Softball

May 2, 2017

Our Tuesday night United Methodist team plays on fields at UMD and Wade Stadium. No experience required – Players of all skill levels welcome! Get details from Charlie Korsch or Bailey Olson.

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All are welcome

December 26, 2016

at First United Methodist, the landmark Coppertop church on the Skyline. In addition to its scenic view of the city and Lake Superior, FUMC is known for being active in the community and offering energizing worship, with great music and preaching, at 10 am Sundays. Ruby’s Pantry food distribution is the third Thursday of the month from  5:30-7 pm. Other ministries offer care, friendship, and growth on your spiritual journey, many opportunities for service, and creative programming for children and families.


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New Wednesday Night Schedule–clip & save

September 6, 2016

Wednesday Night is introducing several new programs this year, including a second Jam group, a Parent2Parent group, and supervised study time and child care.

Wednesday Night Small Groups

for Children and Youth

5-5:30               JAM, for grade 1 and up

5:30 – 6:00    All new JAM Jr, for preschool through kinders

Both groups meet in the Chapel, focus on developing musical skills in an active, fun way, and are led by Cynthia Coffin-Langdon.

5:30 – 6          Explorers, a new group for 1st – 4th graders, focuses on Bible skills in a kid-friendly, fun way. Upstairs study

6:30 – 7:30    Youth Group format will change a bit with 5th – 12th graders meeting at 6:30 and then doing some split activities before concluding activities as a combined group, ending by 7:30 pm. Youth Director Cynthia Coffin-Langdon will lead with Laura Stahl assisting.

These groups all start Sept 21.

for Adults

  • Parent2Parent, for parents with children, 5:00- 5:30, coinciding with JAM sessions. Parents of adolescents are welcome or may check with Laura Stahl to set up another group. Starts Sept 21.
  • Adult Bible Study from 5:30 – 6:15 in the Fireside Lounge. Older teens are welcome. Starts Sept 14

Even if you don’t join in the new groups, your Wednesday night group is probably meeting at a different time. Here is the new schedule.

New Wednesday Night Schedule

4:45   5Guise handbell ensemble

5:00   JAM, for children in grades 1-3

Parent2Parent group*

5:15   Ringtones children’s bell choir

5:30   Wednesday Night Meal – All welcome!

JAM Junior, for preschoolers- 5-year-olds*

Explorers, for grades 1-4*

Adult Bible study

5:45   Sanctuary Choir for all voices

6:30   Youth Group, for grades 5-12*

6:45   Cast in Bronze adult bell choir

Meal service ends

7:30   Tapestry worship band

7:45   Class Ring youth bell choir

8:00    Child care/aupervised study time ends







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