King Avenue Digest 4/13/18

April 13, 2018

Check out the featured announcements on the King Avenue Digest, then click on the links to read more. The rest of the Digest has more comprehensive happenings organized by ministry/category announcements that pertain to you. You can also download the Carillon to get the full picture!

Click HERE to download the April Carillon Newsletter.
Click HERE to download April's calendar highlights.
 

* Featured Announcements *  

Parent’s Evening Out
Friday, April 13 from 6:00-8:30
Register through Realm by Wed, April 11th. Children birth - age 4 and siblings up to age 9 welcome.

AIDSWalk Ohio 2018
Saturday, April 14 is the Columbus AIDSWalk. Support the SPECTRUM–King Avenue 2018 AIDSWalk team effort by donating to the team.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN OR DONATE TO THE KING AVE TEAM

Gen Silent 
Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference 
Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:30am-3:30pm
READ MORE


Commission on a Way Forward - Update from Bishop Palmer
Wednesday, April 18 from 9:30-11:00am at Worthington UMC
Bishop Gregory Palmer will give an update the work of the Commission on a Way Forward and the Council of Bishops (COB) at this crucial stage of their work.  There will be opportunity for discussion and feedback to Bishop Palmer about the two models (the one church model and the multi-branch: one church model) that the Council of Bishops is considering as it prepares its final recommendation to the 2019 General Conference.
READ MORE 
 
NNEMAP Thank-You Event
This April 21st, NNEMAP will honor the volunteers who support NNEMAP all year long. The event will be held this year at King Avenue. 
READ MORE


United Methodist Women Spring Rummage Sale 
Friday, April 27 – 9am to 3pm 
Saturday, April 28 – 9am to 1:30pm 


Discussions on the Opioid Epidemic

Sundays, April 8-29 at 10am in the Chapel 
READ MORE

Mentoring Matters 

A new chance to help young people. Our Wednesday night Disciple II group shared ideas about how we might continue to grow in Christ through new service opportunities. One option on our list was to serve young people that are regularly aging out of the foster care system. We have learned that one of the newer programs operating out of the Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School is “CAMP”, Columbus Area Mentoring Program. 
READ MORE

Communion Asstants Needed
Please consider signing up to help serve communition, either at the Morning Blend Worship or the Traditional Service.
READ MORE
 
Our Vision Statement
“We are a community of servants called by God’s reconciling grace to open doors of sanctuary, to create new avenues of ministry, to equip Christians for discipleship, to lead reconciling ministries.” 
 

Click HERE to read the rest of the announcements.

* Worship *  


Commission on a Way Forward - Update by Bishop Palmer
Wednesday, April 18 from 9:30-11:00am at Worthington UMC
Bishop Gregory Palmer will give an update the work of the Commission on a Way Forward and the Council of Bishops (COB) at this crucial stage of their work.  There will be opportunity for discussion and feedback to Bishop Palmer about the two models (the one church model and the multi-branch: one church model) that the Council of Bishops is considering as it prepares its final recommendation to the 2019 General Conference.
READ MORE


Communion Asstants Needed
Please consider signing up to help serve communition, either at the Morning Blend Worship or the Traditional Service.
READ MORE


Mission and Ministry Fair 
Looking for opportunities to serve or, are just curious to see what King Avenue is doing in the community? Well now is YOUR chance to discover! The King Avenue Mission and Ministry Fair will be held on Sunday April 29th and Sunday May 6th beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Milling Area. 
READ MORE


Prepare for Sunday by Reading the Preaching Texts  
Check out the Preaching Text page on our website for listing of the scriptures to be used in sermons. 

 
Listen to Sermons  

    
* Faith Formation *  

Blessed Believers – Adult Sunday School Class
Sundays at 10am in the Infant & Parent Room U2
 

Discussions on the Opioid Epidemic

Sundays, April 8-29 at 10am in the Chapel 
READ MORE

 

* King Avenue Children, Youth, & Family Ministries *  
Sunday Worship Connections 
9:00am Ages 4 – Grade 1
11:00am  Ages 4 –Grade 3
  
Sunday School from 10:00 –10:45am
Age 4 – Grade 5, 
Godly Play, Big & Small Classrooms (Lower Level)
Grade 6 – 8, Youth Sunday School, Fellowship Hall Classroom (Lower Level)
Grade 9 – 12, Youth Sunday School, Donnenwirth Lounge (Upper Level) 

Real People. Real Parenting.
Drop-in Small Group Discussion
Sundays from 10:00 - 10:45am
Infant/Parent Room
READ MORE

King Avenue Art Gallery Show - Family

Family, a collaborative art exhibition by King Avenue Children Youth and Families – 
It's our time to let our creativity shine! King Avenue Children and Youth will be featured in the King Avenue UMC Gallery from March 18 through April 22. 
READ MORE

 
Parent’s Evening Out
Friday, April 13 from 6:00-8:30
Register through Realm by Wed, April 11th. Children birth - age 4 and siblings up to age 9 welcome.
 
Summer Schedule 

Worship Connections and Sunday School will be on summer break after May 27th. Stay tuned for special sum- mer activities and events for children, youth, and families! 
 

* SPECTRUM *  

Coming Out with God
Wednesdays beginning January 10
7:00 - 8:00 in Donnenwirth Lounge
READ MORE

AIDSWalk Ohio 2018
Support the SPECTRUM–King Avenue 2018 AIDSWalk team effort by donating to the team.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN OR DONATE TO THE KING AVE TEAM

Gen Silent 
Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference 
Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:30am-3:30pm
READ MORE

PROM FOR ALL!
Mark your calendars, and get your promposals ready! Saturday, May 12 is the Prom for ALL! 
READ MORE
 

* Young Adults *  

Volunteer Opportunity April 21
Join your fellow King Avenue young adults and other volunteers for an epic day of service at Kaleidoscope Youth Center. This is a great opportunity to serve our community . Meet at Kaleidoscope (603 E Town St 43215) at noon. We will be done by 3pm. 
 

* Campus Ministry *  
Sundays at 10:00am
Sunday mornings in the Logos Lounge (L-1) college students come together to share in faith and process life opportunities, challenges, and questions together. Each week begins with a Bible study, devotions, and prayer. Then the floor will be open to discuss life, current events, and issues facing the church. In the midst of our discussions, we’ll seek to listen to and learn from what God’s Word reveals and to be respectful and supportive of one another. Come and be among “open hearts, open minds, and open doors.” Here at King Ave Campus Ministry ALL are Welcome!
 
 
* Mission and Outreach *  

Mentoring Matters 

A new chance to help young people. Our Wednesday night Disciple II group shared ideas about how we might continue to grow in Christ through new service opportunities. One option on our list was to serve young people that are regularly aging out of the foster care system. We have learned that one of the newer programs operating out of the Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School is “CAMP”, Columbus Area Mentoring Program. 
READ MORE

NNEMAP Thank-You Event
This April 21st, NNEMAP will honor the volunteers who support NNEMAP all year long. The event will be held this year at King Avenue. 
READ MORE

United Methodist Women Spring Rummage Sale 
Friday, April 27 – 9am to 3pm 
Saturday, April 28 – 9am to 1:30pm 

Collection for the Homeless
In January and February, King Avenue will be collecting items for Blessing Bags to support the Open Shelter and Faith Mission shelters. Gallon sized bags with lists of items will be available at a table between services starting January 7, 2018. Bags are due back filled by Sunday February 25. 
READ MORE

Open Shelter Lunch Packing Dates
Tuesdays: April 24, May 29, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 30, November 27, December 25 (2018) 
Thursdays: April 19, May 17, June 14, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20 (2018)
  
Serve Breakfast at Gates Fourth UMC, 8:30-10:00 
4-5 volunteers serve food and wash dishes on the fourth and fifth Saturdays of every month from 8:30-10:00 at Gates Fourth UMC. Gates Fourth is located at 119 E Gates St, Columbus OH, 43206. 
   
Donate New & Gently-Used Clothes  
  • King Ave ClothesShare (boxes on the first floor) - Infant and Toddle Sizes passed down to other King Avenue families.  
  • Clothes for Kids (boxes on the first floor) - Children's sizes (new and gently-used) given to children at Hubbard Mastery School    

* Fellowship *  

All-Church Luncheons, Last Sundays of the Month from 12:00-1:00 in Fellowship Hall  

Lit Club is held on the last Sundays of the month, 7pm, in the Logos Lounge 
April 29 Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
 
 
* The Arts *  

Songs by African-American Composers 
Carren Moham, soprano and Michael Lester, piano 
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 1:00pm

    
* Stay in the Loop *  

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