Children, Youth, & Family Ministries - Summer 2019

May 31, 2019

Mark Your Calendars for These KACYFM Events

  • Fri - Sun, June 7 - 9: Youth Annual Conference at Lakeside 
  • Sat, June 15 at 10:30: Step-Off Columbus LGBTQ Pride Parade
  • Sat, June 15 at 5:30: Post-Pride Family Fellowship Party at the home of Shannon & Andy Poole 
  • Fri, June 21 from 6-8:30: Parents’ Evening Out
  • Sun, June 30: NNEMAP Back-to-School donation
  • Fri, July 5: Registration ends for King Avenue Camp at Camp Otterbein 
  • Mon - Fri, July 8- 12: Youth Week of Service
  • Fri - Sun, July 19 - 21: King Avenue Camp at Camp Otterbein 
  • Fri - Tues, July 19 - 23: Sr. High Youth Peace with Justice Trip to Washington DC
  • Fri, July 19: Registration Deadline for Vacation Bible School
  • Fri, July 26: Parents’ Evening Out
  • Mon - Fri, July 29 - Aug 3: Vacation Bible School
Worship Connections will return in August and Sunday School will return in September. Have a great summer!

June Event 
When: Saturday, June 15th at 5:30pm 
Where: The Home of the Poole Family (address on Realm event)
What: Spend a few hours hanging out with your King Avenue family at the home of Andy, Shannon, Ella & Ethan Poole. Hot dogs will be provided, but bring a side dish to share. Each family should provide your own drinks and lawn chairs. RSVP on Realm event by Wed, June 12th if your family can join us!Address and contact information for the party on Realm event.
If your family is interested in hosting or co-hosting a King Avenue Summer Family Fellowship Event in July or August – let Erin know! You choose the date and activity. Sctivities must be appropriate for all ages. Contact Erin with questions or to reserve your date.


Join other King Avenue Families to work together to keep our church looking great by caring for a flower garden located just outside the West doors (in between the King Avenue parking lot and the Neil Avenue parking lot). Sign up on Realm for a week check on it (sign up link available in your Realm newsfeed under King Avenue Family Flower Garden & on KA Facebook pages.)

Registration is open now for Vacation Bible School! VBS is designed for kids age 4 - Gr. 3. July 29-Aug 3 from 6-8:30pm. Activity leaders, group leaders and youth assistants starting at Gr. 4 are encouraged to sign up to be a part of the fun! This year’s theme is Fruits of the Spirit. Invite your friends! Sign up on Realm through July 19th. See Erin or Gwen for more information.


While we are on break and enjoying the summer, catch up on Chip Richter’s podcast at, check out progressive Chris an writer Cindy Wang Brandt’s blog at or take in a book recommended by beloved author Rachel Held Evans at See you on September 9th!