Sunday, March 24, 2019

Godly Play

10:00 am

All-Church Lunch

12:00 pm

AA Meeting

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday, March 25, 2019


7:00 pm

NA Meeting

8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Sermon Starters

7:00 am

SAA Meeting

6:30 pm


7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rummage Collection

6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday, March 28, 2019

SAA Meeting

6:30 pm
Friday, March 29, 2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019

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King Avenue Digest 3/22/19

The King Avenue Digest highlights the biggest "good of the order" events, and those that are most close at hand. Look through the articles on our Home Page ( or within ministry and mission pages …Read More

KAP Presents Doubt, A Parable

King Avenue Players Present Doubt, A Parable Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. In DOUBT, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of …Read More

UMCOR Special Offering 3/31/19

Special Offering March 31 for UMCOR For more than 50 years, United Methodist congregations have been taking part in a special UMCOR Sunday offering, laying the foundation for UMCOR’s ministry …Read More

Roots & Wings Retreat and Concert

ROOTS & WINGS CHRISTIAN PARENTING WORKSHOP and CHIP RICHTER IN CONCERT  King Avenue UMC on Saturday, March 30th  This workshop is for all Caregivers of young children interested in building a foundation …Read More

Sunday Morning Lenten Study

Sunday Morning Lenten Study, March 17 – April 28  Rev. Mark Beckett will lead a study of Amy-Jill Levine’s book, Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner’s Guide to Holy …Read More

Caribbean Dance Classes

Caribbean Dance Classes For a Healthy, Exhilarating, Fun, Absolutely Unique, Exercise Opportunity King Avenue UMC member Meka Edmondson and drummer Ayende West will lead …Read More

Cuisine for a Cause 2019

Cuisine for a Cause 2019 The eleventh annual Cuisine For A Cause will be held on April 5 at Strongwater Food & Spirits in Franklinton.  Doors open at 6:00 PM, and the event will feature catering by …Read More

Parables Class

CLASS ON THE PARABLES For six Wednesday nights, March 13 – April 17, 7pm in the Fireside Room, John Keeny will lead Short Stories by Jesus.  The series will be based on Amy-Jill Levine’s …Read More

Holy Week Worship

Holy Week Worship Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 14 at 9:00am and 11:00am Maundy Thursday Worship, Thursday, April 18 at 7:00pm Good Friday Tenebrae Service, Friday, April 19 at 8:00pm Easter Worship, Sunday, April 21 …Read More


King Avenue Children, Youth, and Family Eggstravaganza! Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 – 12:00 King Avenue Church Fellowship Hall Come join in a festive celebration with Easter Activities, Games and an Easter Egg …Read More

Support King Ave SPECTRUM AIDS Walk Team

Support the SPECTRUM - King Avenue 2019 AIDSWalk team effort by donating to the team. Our team is already in the top ten...  Let's help them WIN!   CLICK HERE TO JOIN OR DONATE TO THE KING AVE …Read More

Rethinking Apportionments

Rethinking Apportionments Following the Special Session of the General Conference Effective March 6, we shall direct the King Avenue Church finance office to place all of our monthly apportionment payments in an escrow …Read More

Reconciling Ministries Network Statement Following UMCGC 2019

RMN Statement on General Conference 2019 Decision We at Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN) are deeply grateful for the work of the delegates to the Special Session of General Conference 2019. We are thankful to participants, …Read More

Where do we go from here? Conversation with D.S. Linda Middelberg

Conversations with District Superintendent Linda Middelberg around the Special General Conference Because we have special general conference follow-up events planned throughout the district, we are going to meet with clergy …Read More

RMN - What do we do next?

Friends, As we return from St. Louis after a week of unexpected beauty, terrible pain, and deep injustice, questions are pouring in: what just happened? What does it mean? What do we do next? What happens to Reconciling …Read More

West Ohio Conference Summary of UMCGC 2019

Overview Of The Special Session Of General Conference 2019 A Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church took place February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose was to act on a report …Read More

The United Methodist Church & Our Future

New Page on our Website In response to the United Methodist Church Special Session of the General Conference and the passage of the Traditionalist Plan, we will be actively supporting our LGBTQIA+ and studying a future that …Read More

Response to UMC General Conference, February 2019

Response to United Methodist Conference Special Session, St. Louis, 2019 "The decision of the legislative session to recommend the Traditionalist Plan instead of the the One Church Plan is deeply disturbing, …Read More

Children, Youth, & Family Ministry - Spring Events

KACYFM Happenings: Mark your calendars for the upcoming February and March events for King Avenue Children, Youth, and Family Ministries.  Click here to download the FEB/MARCH Flyer. Click here to download the …Read More

Young Adults March Events

Bowling! Join fellow King Avenue UMC young adults for an afternoon of post-church bowling at HP Bowling Center located at Amos Shopping Center.

Please bring $11 per person, which will include unlimited bowling for 2 hours and …Read More

Real Parenting Class

Real People Real Parenting Small Group Join other parents and caregivers to discuss topics for Christian parents,  find support through each other’s experiences, and build stronger relationships with other …Read More

Grief Recovery Method Support Group & Workshop

The Grief Recovery Method® Grief Support Group The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses Myths about grief: Time heals all wounds Be strong for others Replace the loss Bury your …Read More

Retirees Ministry

Retirees Ministry Retired or Semi-Retired?  Want to Connect with Others in our Church?  A team of people interested in Ministry With and For Retirees at KAUMC have been meeting during January and …Read More

Spectrum News March 2019

SPECTRUM News for March 2019  Happy March, fellow travelers! Your SPECTRUM team is wishing you warm spring breezes and the Luck of the Irish! Here are some upcoming events. Get excited, people! All-Church …Read More

NNEMAP Positions Needed

Positions at NNEMAP Available NNEMAP will be looking go fill two positions in the next 2-3 months. We are looking for a Pantry Coordinator to assist in handling food deliveries, stocking shelves, etc. This person will also …Read More

KACYFM Events for February & March

Mark your calendars for the upcoming February and March events for King Avenue Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. Sun, Feb 3, 12:30-1:30: Confirmation Class Sun, Feb 3, 4-6pm: Youth Group Fri-Sat, Feb …Read More

Coming Out with God

Coming Out with God Support Group  Coming Out with God is an adult, faith-based discussion group offering support and encouragement for anyone in the “coming out” process.  We use …Read More

Faith Dive Adult Sunday School

Faith Dive Adult Sunday School  Join us in this ongoing group at 10:00 Sunday mornings in the Logos Lounge (L1) where we discuss how Christian discipleship confronts and gives meaning to our place in this world …Read More

Techie Type Volunteer Opportunity - Cuisine for a Cause

TECHIE HELP WANTED  The Cuisine For A Cause committee needs an additional member with some mild technical expertise. We are looking for a mission-minded individual who understands the Mail Merge feature of Microsoft …Read More

Changing the Conversation 2018

This year's Changing the Conversation series will bring Dr. Ling Lam to King Avenue Church. Ling Lam, Ph.D. is a Lecturer in the Counseling Psychology Department at Santa Clara University, where he teaches Couple …Read More

Darren Calhoun - Changing the Conversation 2017

King Avenue United Methodist Church to Host 
The Intersection of Racial & LGBTQ Identity Talking about race, faith, and sexuality isn’t always easy, but it’s needed now more than ever. King Avenue …Read More

King Avenue Hosts John Shore 2016

Sunday, October 2 at 7:00pm King Avenue United Methodist Church Changing the Conversation Speaker Series "5 Truths About the Bible (And What They Tell Us About LGBT People)," John …Read More

Changing the Conversation - Rachel Held Evans 2015

An Evening with  Author Rachel Held Evans Friday, April 17 at 7pm It is not a secret that many young people feel less interested in the church than ever before. Churches are engaging the question of why young …Read More

New to King Avenue?

  Our Mission We invite, welcome and honor all people and nurture them to grow in service with Christ.   Our Vision Statement “We are a community of servants called by God’s …Read More