Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Lit Club

7:00 pm

AA Meeting

8:00 pm
Monday, May 29, 2023

Retirees at Home

11:00 am
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Sermon Starters

7:00 am

Grief Recovery Program

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


6:30 pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023


6:30 pm


7:00 pm

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Columbus, OH   43201
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King Avenue PRIDE Worship

King Avenue UMC Pride Worship Sunday, June 4 at 9am & 11am To kick off Pride Month in June, King Avenue Church will recognize June 4 as Pride Sunday during regular worship services at 9:00am and 11:00am. Wear your …Read More

PRIDE Tie Dye and Sign Making

Sign-Making & Tie-Dye Sunday, June 4 at 10am and noon It’s time to make signs for the Pride march, and tie-dye t-shirts! Rainbow Connections will provide most of the supplies needed, we just need you to …Read More

What's the T?

What’s the T? Tuesday, June 13, 7-8:30pm What does it mean to be transgender? What's the deal with pronouns? What's the difference between sexuality and gender identity? If you've asked …Read More

King Avenue Marches in PRIDE!

Pride March Saturday, June 17 at 10:30am Join King Avenue in the Pride March! The parade is on June 17, and step-off is at 10:30. The route is about 2 miles. We are limited to 125 marchers, so please register. We will …Read More

Reconciling Ministries Pride Worship

Reconciling Ministries Network Pride Worship Friday, June 16 at 7pm The Central Ohio Reconciling Ministries Network Pride Worship service is BACK! Join other central Ohio Reconciling Methodist churches on Friday, June …Read More

Movie Nights for ALL Ages

Movie night for ALL AGES! Join as a whole community for fellowship, pizza, popcorn, and a great movie. Movies will be held in Fellowship Hall from 6pm- 8:30pm on the following dates. July 19 - Lion King (live …Read More

King Avenue Digest 5/26/23

*NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS*     THIS WEEK, May 28 is Pentecost Sunday - The Season of Pentecost is the time of the church year to support new disciples and the whole …Read More

Retirees - Roses in Bloom

Retirees Roses in Bloom Thursday, June 8 from 11:30-1:00 Join your friends from the Retirees Ministry at the Whetstone Park of Roses on Thursday, June 8 from 11:30 to 1:30. Bring a sack lunch and your own chair if …Read More

Retirees - CAPA Summer Movies Series

Retirees at CAPA Summer Movie Series June 25 & July 6 Interested in viewing two CAPA Summer movies at the Ohio Theater?  Join your friends from the Retirees Ministry on Sunday, June 25 at 2:00 for Selena and …Read More

Grief Recovery Program

Grief Recovery Program When most people hear about grief counseling, thoughts usually go to loss of a loved one. But did you know that there are over 40 different losses that one can experience? Loss from divorce, loss of …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

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