Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Thursday, March 30, 2023


6:30 pm


7:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 2023
Sunday, April 2, 2023

Palm Sunday

All Day Event

AA Meeting

8:00 pm
Monday, April 3, 2023

Retirees at Home

11:00 am
Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Sermon Starters

7:00 am


6:30 pm


7:00 pm

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Columbus, OH   43201
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King Avenue News

Retirees Spring Into Movement with Virginia!

Spring into Movement with Virginia! Join the Retirees Ministry on Tuesday, April 18th from 11:30 to 1:15 in the Chapel for a movement and physical health session led by our Parish Nurse, Virginia Sheffield. This time is …Read More

King Avenue Digest 3/29/23

*NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS*   New Senior Pastor Announcement  - Pastor Karen Muntzing has been appointed as King Avenue's new Senior Pastor, and will begin her ministry with us in …Read More

Introducing Pastor Karen Muntzing

Introducing Pastor Karen Muntzing The PPR Committee met with District Superintendent Reverend Tim Bias for an introductory meeting with our new Lead Pastor. We are pleased to announce that Reverend Karen Muntzing will be …Read More

Trans Visibility & Thriving! Open Mic and Storytelling

Trans Visibility & Thriving! Open Mic & Storytelling All are welcome at the Fawcett Conference Center on Friday, March  31 from 6-9pm. Kinship Campus Ministry, with Gwen and Felicia …Read More

A College Sex Ed Workshop

Kinship Campus Ministry presents: A College Sex Ed Workshop Join other college students for pizza, drinks, and a candid discussion about topics surrounding sex education. What is consent? Is it safe to text provocative …Read More

UWF Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

United Methodist Women of Faith Pasta Fundraiser Dinner All are welcome for a delicious dinner and fellowship on Friday, April 21, 4-7pm. Dinner will be served in KAUMC Fellowship Hall. The cost is $10 for adults, and $5 …Read More

Changing the Conversation Survey

Changing the Conversation Survey We want to help King Avenue have deep, informative, and meaningful conversations about topics that are important, uncomfortable, and aren't easily addressed in other areas of our …Read More

Support or Join AIDS Walk Ohio Spectrum Team

Support AIDS Walk Ohio Spectrum Team Join the team or donate to the Spectrum/Rainbow Connections team. Donations are tax-deductible and support Equitas Health’s critical medical, dental, counseling, case …Read More

Listening Sessions

LISTENING SESSIONS Join us for one of the upcoming Listening Sessions. March 21, ​1-3pm for (Staff only) March 21​, 6:30-8:30pm Everyone Welcome March 29​, 1:00-3:00pm Zoom Only (change to Zoom oly) Everyone …Read More

April All-Church Lunch

Sunday, April 16 at Noon All Church Lunch Due to the Fellowship Hall remodel, our February All-Church Lunch has been postponed to Sunday, April 16. The Kitchen Cabinet is "cookin' up" some good ideas …Read More

Lenten Worship Series - Living Our Baptismal Calling

New Lent Worship Series – Living Our Baptismal Calling Lent is the season in which we prepare for Easter, the highest and holiest day of the year for us. We usually think of it as a season in which we give up …Read More

Adult Lenten Sunday School Class

Looking Back/Moving Forward Sunday, February 27 - April 2 The time of Lent can feel like we are treading on the edge of darkness as we wait for the joyous light of Easter Morning which means it can be a time for …Read More

Lenten Devotions

Lenten Devotions Prepare your hearts this Lenten season with a devotion journey using John Wesley's Means of Grace. Download a Lenten Devotional that offers a reading and challenge for each special day such as …Read More

Thursday Zoom Lenten Class with Linda

Thursdays February 23-March 30 from 6:30-7:30 Zoom Lenten Study Pastor Linda Middelberg will host an online class that will follow themes for each week. The themes for the class will be related to John Wesley's …Read More

Wednesday Lenten Storytelling Series

Stories of Authenticity and Resilience Lent is a journey through the wilderness. As a people of faith, we are not alone, but we often feel alone. We are longing for connection and community, especially during hard times. …Read More

Isaiah 35 Fellowship

Bi-Weekly Sunday Isaiah 35 Fellowship Depression, anxiety, and many other mental health issues can challenge faith and hope and contribute to a feeling of isolation. Isaiah 35 is a confidential group providing …Read More

Response to Respect for Marriage Act

Respect for Marriage King Avenue United Methodist Church celebrates the Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. By requiring federal recognition of and guaranteeing federal protections to same-sex and interracial …Read More

Statement on Anti-Trans Board of Education Legislation

Board of Education Anti-Trans Resolution The state's Board of Education has before them a "Resolution to Oppose the Proposed Changes to Title IX and to Affirm Parental Rights and Local Control of Ohio K-12 …Read More

Anti-LGBTQIA+ School Board Resolution

Anti-LGBTQIA+ School Board Resolution The state's Board of Education has before them a "Resolution to Support Parents, Schools, and Districts in Rejecting Harmful, Coercive, and Burdensome Gender Identity …Read More

Anti LGBTQI+ Title IX Legislation

Anti-LGBTQI+ Title IX Legislation - Information and Actions The state's Board of Education will soon be voting on a "Resolution to Support Parents, Schools, and Districts in Rejecting Harmful, Coercive, and …Read More

ALL are Welcome - A Letter to Newman Center LGBTQIA+ Persons

All Are Welcome. These three simple words change everything. At King Avenue Church we continue to do our very best to live by these three words. They are reminders to us of the love that Christ offers to the entire world, the …Read More

Welcome HOME

Welcome Home!   Our Fall kick-off this year is set for September 11. It will be reminiscent of a “Rally Day”, if you have experienced this before. The old United Methodist Church that I grew up in …Read More

Response to Supreme Court Decision Regarding Roe v. Wade

Dear Ones, We would like to take a few moments with you as you are processing the recent Supreme Court ruling regarding Roe vs Wade.  We are very aware of the pain, anger, fear and anxiety that this ruling has brought …Read More

ACTS Committee Update - April 2022

The ACTS Committee has met in 2022, reviewed and updated information related to our past recommendations, and remain steadfast about our response to the Traditionalist Plan.   King Avenue Church will be …Read More

King Avenue UMC Responds to Anti-Gay & Trans Legislation

In light of the the directive by Texas Governor Greg Abbott that denigrates the lives of the LGBTQIA+ community and threatens the lives of transgender children and their families, the pastors, staff, and …Read More

Hearing Loop is Available!

King Avenue Hearing Loops As part of the Comprehensive Campaign, King Avenue has purchased hearing loops in the Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, and Chapel
 so you can hear better! Hearing loops improve hearing aids!
 Digital …Read More

CORE Youth Center - A virtual place for youth.

CORE Youth Center CORE Youth Center is a virtual place for youth! Are you looking for online faith resources for your youth (6th to 12th grades)? King Avenue UMC's Children and Youth Education Program …Read More

Shop at Kroger, Help King Avenue Church!

Kroger Community Rewards FAQs What are Community Rewards? 
Kroger Community Rewards make fund-raising easy by donating to local organizations based on the shopping you do everyday. Once you link your card to an organization, …Read More