King Avenue Digest 8/7/17

August 7, 2017

Here are the upcoming happenings at King Avenue UMC. Please scroll through this week's announcements, then check out ministry/category announcements that pertain to you. You can click on the included links for more details. As we launch into a new month, download this month's Carillon Newsletter and Calendar.  
August 2017 Carillon Newsletter  
August 2017 Calendar  
  

* Featured Announcements *  
Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing
Join us the first Sundays of the month at 10:40 to 'sing the faith' in an old-fashioned hymn sing! You'll have a chance to call out your favorite hymns. A few of the favorites will also be incorporated into the 11 AM worship service. Join us around the piano in the sanctuary. We will be doing Hymn Sings on first Sundays July - September.  
 
All-Age Godly Play Sunday School  
10:00 am Sunday mornings in August - Chapel  
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BIBLICAL STORYTELLING WORKSHOP  
Leader: Rev. Becky Ploughe
  
Saturday, August 12, 9am-noon  
King Avenue Church, 299 King Avenue  
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Beginning Handbell Class 
A class for beginners will be held on Tuesday evenings throughout August from 6:30-7:15 PM in the Bell Choir room at the church (2nd Floor). While some music reading experience would be helpful, it is not necessary. The goal is to introduce you to the art of ringing bells and chimes in a relaxed setting. The first class is Tuesday, August 1.  
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* Worship *  


Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing
Join us the first Sundays of the month at 10:40 to 'sing the faith' in an old-fashioned hymn sing! You'll have a chance to call out your favorite hymns. A few of the favorites will also be incorporated into the 11 AM worship service. Join us around the piano in the sanctuary. We will be doing Hymn Sings on first Sundays July - September.  
  

Beginning Handbell Class 
A class for beginners will be held on Tuesday evenings throughout August from 6:30-7:15 PM in the Bell Choir room at the church (2nd Floor). While some music reading experience would be helpful, it is not necessary. The goal is to introduce you to the art of ringing bells and chimes in a relaxed setting. The first class is Tuesday, August 1.  
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New Mural in the Morning Blend Worship Space  
The Story of the Crazy Quilt, painted by Sheryl Lazenby.  
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The Blessing of the Animals Service  
Join us for the Blessing of the Animals service... AND MORE!  

  • Who? All of God’s creatures…  and their people!  
  • What? A short (30-minute) service of music, prayer, and blessing. If you are able, please bring a bag of dog/cat food to donate. We will remember lost pets, too. Following the service, will be treats for 2-legged and 4-legged creatures in attendance!  
  • Where? Whetstone Park, Shelterhouse 1 (the open-air shelter at the bottom of the hill next to the Park of Roses parking lot). Some picnic table seating available, but you can also bring your own chairs.  
  • When? Sunday, August 20 at 6:00  
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BIBLICAL STORYTELLING WORKSHOP  
Leader: Rev. Becky Ploughe
  
Saturday, August 12, 9am-noon  
King Avenue Church, 299 King Avenue  
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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 *  

Faith in Poetry Sunday School
10am on Sunday Mornings, June 4 – August  27  
Fireside  Room  
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Summer Bible Study  
Wednesdays 10-11:30am, June 7 – August 30 in the Chapel  
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Disciple I and Disciple II Classes to be Offered in the Fall  
12-week classes Disciple Classes (Fast Track) begin in September. Each Disciple class (Disciple I and Disciple II) is divided into twelve-week sessions. The first session begins in September. Both classes run on Wednesday nights from 7:00 - 8:30.  
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* King Avenue Children, Youth, & Family Ministries *  

Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30pm  
The Walking Group at King Avenue UMC  
(weekly on Tuesdays)  

    
Youth Back-to-School Cookout at Erin’s House Grades 6-12.   
Tuesday, August 16 at 6pm      
  
Summer Break Worship Connections  
Sundays, August 14 - September 4 at 9am & 11am    
Who is God? How do we experience God in our lives? For a special summer break Worship Connections series, the children will express how they feel, hear, and learn about God. Worship Connections will be in the 9 am and 11 am services for August 14th, 21st, 28th, and September 4th. Ages 4 through Grade 3 (children who are going into Grade 3).  

  
All-Age Godly Play Sunday School  
10:00 am Sunday mornings in August - Chapel  
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* SPECTRUM *  

Coming Out with God (COWG) Support Group  
Wednesdays (beginnning July 5th) 
7:00-8:30 in Donnenwirth Lounge  
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Pride Night at King's Island
Spectrum is taking a bus to King's Island for Pride Night, and we would like you and your family & friends to join us for a night of fellowship, fun, AND NO WAITING IN LINE TO RIDE! Pride Night at the Park is Friday September 8, 2017 from 6 PM to Midnight. This event is presented by The Center, Cincinnati GLBT Organization. While children are allowed, the Drag Show event is geared towards an adult audience.
Date:  September 8, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM to 12:30 AM
Cost:  $60.00 per person
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Mark Your Calendars for This Year's Changing The Conversation Series

The Intersection of Racial & LGBTQ Identity - Presented by Darren Calhoun
Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 7 p.m.

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* Young Adults *  
   
 
* Mission and Outreach *  

Buckeye Kickoff Party to Benefit New Life Community Outreach Ministries

  • When? Tuesday August 29, 2017, from 6pm to 8:30pm
  • Where? Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Rd. Columbus, OH 43229
  • What? Benefit for New Life UMC Community Outreach Ministries
  • Cost? adults $40.00 presale ($45.00 at door) and kids (6-17) $15.00
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Habitat for Humanity  
We are building a new house from the ground up in the Linden area.  There are 3 houses in close proximity being built at the same time, and Hilliard Adopt A House is partnering with Anheuser Busch on this year's house. We are building the house for a single mother and her 2 daughters.   
Hilliard Adopt-A-House 2017 Myrtle Avenue Photo Album  
  

UMW Potluck  
Our next UMW Annual Potluck is August 24 at 5:30 pm in Fellowship Hall. Our speaker is Chief Tracy Hahn who is chief of police of Upper Arlington.  All are welcome to attend. Please bring a covered dish, salad, or dessert to share.  
  
UMW Fall Rummage Sale  
The UNITED METHODIST WOMEN from KING AVENUE UMC are collecting for their Fall Rummage Sale. Collection days are Wednesday nights from 6:15 to 7:30 pm and Sunday mornings between services and after the 11am service. If you need other days please call Sue Swenor at 614-519-9386. Please do not call or come to the office. Our next rummage sale is October 13, and 14. Please mark your calendars. Sorting days will be scheduled as needed.   
  
Open Shelter Lunch Packing Dates for 2017
Tuesdays: 8/29/17, 9/26/17, 10/24/17, 11/28/17, 12/26/17  
Thursdays:  8/17/17, 9/14/17, 10/19/17, 11/16/17, 12/14/16  
 

Serve Breakfast at Gates Fourth UMC, 8:30-10:00 - 2017 Opportunities  
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.
Remaining dates for 2017:  August 26, September 23 & 30, October 28, November 25, December 23 & 30  
  
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  
  • Donations to New Life Clothing Room (boxes in the hallway between the Parlor and Chapel) - Teen/Adult sizes (new and gently-used) given to our neighbors at New Life Church   
  
* Fellowship *  

All-Church Luncheons, Last Sundays of the Month from 12:00-1:00 in Fellowship Hall  
August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26, December 31  
  
Lit Club – The last Sunday of the month, 7pm, Logos Lounge 
August 27, 7pmExcellent Women, by Barbara Pym  
September 24, 7pm - The Sellout by Paul Beatty



 
* The Arts *  

King Avenue Players Auditions for THE FANTASTICKS  

  • Sunday, August 13 at 6:30pm  
  • Monday, August 14 at 6:30pm   

Those auditioning will be asked to cold read a scene from the show. If available, but not required, please bring a head shot and resume. As written, the show has 5 male roles and 1 female role, and THE MUTE that can be either. Ages range from late teens/early 20s to 50+. The show (performances October 19-22) will be directed by Brian Palmer. For any questions, please contact Barb Shoulders at 614-638-9758.  
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August Art Gallery  
The Blessing of Four-Footed Friends: Portraiture and Photographs of Beloved Animals  
Featuring Two King Avenue Artists  
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* Stay in the Loop *  

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