King Avenue Digest 9/8/18

September 7, 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!
 
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* Featured Announcements *  

New Art Exhibit – Neighbors
Paintings by Eric Mize
September 2 – October 28
Gallery Talk on September 23 at 10 a.m.
READ MORE

Fall Family Ministries Kick-Off Luncheon & Ice Cream Social
Sunday, September 9 at 12pm in Fellowship Hall 

King Avenue Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Worship Connections

Kids Ages 4 – Grade 3

  • 9am - Big Classroom (Lower Level)
  • 11am - Big and Small Classrooms (Lower Level)
Sunday School Hour at 10am – There’s Something for Everyone! 
  • Sr. High (Grades 9-12) Donnenwirth Lounge (Upper Level)
  • Middle School/Jr. High (Grades 6-8) Fellowship Hall Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Godly Play (Grades 2-5) Big Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Godly Play (Ages 4- Grade 1) Small Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Real People Real Parenting Small Group Fireside Room (Upper Level)

GRAD CHAT - Graduate and Professional Student Lunch
Second Sundays of the month at noon in Fellowship Hall. Contact Colleen Ogle for more information. Visit buckeyemethodists.com to keep up on all the latest events.


Faith Drive Sunday School – Adult Class
Faith Dive Sunday School class meets at 10:00 am in the Logos Lounge (L1). Jump in as we start the new Sunday school year on September 9th with a focus on “Who is My Neighbor?”
READ MORE 


Young Adult Happy Hour 
Sept 11, 5:30-7:30pm 
We will gather for happy hour at Yellow Brick Pizza on King Ave. Parking should be a cinch, because you can park at the church!

Special Offering Sunday, September 16
Special Offering for September will help separated families in Ohio.
READ MORE

King Avenue Players - Auditions for Annie
Sunday, September 16 at 3:00pm – Children Audtions
Sunday, September 16 at 6:30pm– Adult Auditions
Monday, September 17 at 6:30pm– Adult Auditions
Please prepare 16-32 bars from a musical, preferably NOT from the show.


TECHIE HELP WANTED 
The Cuisine For A Cause committee needs an additional member with some mild technical expertise. 
READ MORE


Sermon Series August and September
Our sermons for August and September will focus on questions that Jesus asked, such as – What did you go out into the wilderness to see? What do you want me to do for you? Woman, why are you weeping? Who is it you are looking for?

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.” 


* Worship *  


Sermon Series August and September
Our sermons for August and September will focus on questions that Jesus asked, such as – What did you go out into the wilderness to see? What do you want me to do for you? Woman, why are you weeping? Who is it you are looking for?

Is your pledge up-to-date?
Financial support of King Avenue is imperative to help us maintain our mission. If you pledge, make sure your pledge is up to date. If you have not pledged, your gift is needed!

Special Offering Sunday, September 16
Special Offering for September will help separated families in Ohio.
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 *  

Faith Drive Sunday School – Adult Class
Faith Dive Sunday School class meets at 10:00 am in the Logos Lounge (L1). Jump in as we start the new Sunday school year on September 9th with a focus on “Who is My Neighbor?”
READ MORE 

Spiritually and the Twelve Steps
led by John Keeny and Rick Gilson
Tuesdays at 10am, beginning September 25
Wednesdays at 7pm, beginning September 26
READ MORE

 

* King Avenue Children, Youth, & Family Ministries *  

Volunteers Needed
There are still opportunities to be involved with Worship Connections during both Sunday morning services. Most volunteers assist once per month, with flexibility. Please email Gwen at gwendolyn.derosa@gmail.com for more information.

Fall Family Ministries Kick-Off Luncheon & Ice Cream Social
Sunday, September 9 at 12pm in Fellowship Hall 

King Avenue Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Worship Connections

Kids Ages 4 – Grade 3

  • 9am - Big Classroom (Lower Level)
  • 11am - Big and Small Classrooms (Lower Level)
Sunday School Hour at 10am – There’s Something for Everyone! 
  • Sr. High (Grades 9-12) Donnenwirth Lounge (Upper Level)
  • Middle School/Jr. High (Grades 6-8) Fellowship Hall Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Godly Play (Grades 2-5) Big Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Godly Play (Ages 4- Grade 1) Small Classroom (Lower Level)
  • Real People Real Parenting Small Group Fireside Room (Upper Level)
Youth Saturday Fun Night 
Saturday, September 15        
Welcome to all our new 6th Graders! Check Realm for details on time & location!  

Parents’ Evening Out 
Friday, September 21 from 6-8:30pm in the nursery (Upper Level)
Register through Realm by Wed, Sept 19th. Children birth - age 4 and siblings up to age 9 welcome. 


Family Service Opportunities
Looking for ways for your family to serve at King Avenue? Ask Erin for more information and to get started!
  • Volunteer with Worship Connections or Sunday School (See Gwen DeRosa for more details)
  • Acolyte once a month at Morning Blend or 11am Worship (Kids Grade 4-12)
  • Become a Greeter once a month for Morning Blend or 11am Worship (All Families, All Ages)
  • Help with Morning Blend Family Tables (All Families, All Ages)
  • Participate in a Youth Service Project (Kids Grades 6-12)
  • Join the King Avenue Lunch Packing Group (All Families)
  • Volunteer at NNEMAP (All Families)

* SPECTRUM *  

Volunteers Needed
SPECTRUM needs your assistance in preparing and serving the September 30 All-Church Luncheon. Email Steve at expect.sh@gmail.com to select a shift to volunteer.

  • 8:00-10:00, prep & cook
  • 10:00-12:00 cook/set-up 
  • 12:00-1:30 serve/cleanup and reset room

 

* Young Adults *  

Young Adult Happy Hour 
Sept 11, 5:30-7:30pm 
We will gather for happy hour at Yellow Brick Pizza on King Ave. Parking should be a cinch, because you can park at the church!

Hiking at Highbanks Metro Park
September 23, 2:00-4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of light hiking at one of our fair city's beautiful Metro Parks. We will gather at the nature center and go from there.

READ MORE



* Campus Ministry *  

GRAD CHAT - Graduate and Professional Student Lunch
Second Sundays of the month at noon in Fellowship Hall. Contact Colleen Ogle for more information. Visit buckeyemethodists.com to keep up on all the latest events.

 
* Mission and Outreach *  

Open Shelter Lunch Packing Dates
Tuesdays:  September 25, October 30, November 27, December 25 2018
Thursdays:  September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20
  
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. 

NNEMAP – A Night at the Museum Event
Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 at The Ohio History Connection (formerly Historical Society)

This event will kick off NNEMAP's 50th anniversary celebration. Come and enjoy food from the Linden neighborhood, and music from the 60’s!


TECHIE HELP WANTED 
The Cuisine For A Cause committee needs an additional member with some mild technical expertise. 
READ MORE

Save the date – Mexico Mission Trip
JANUARY 17-21, 2019
For information, contact John Keeny
jkeeny@kingave.org 

United Methodist Women would like you to mark your calendars...

  • September 22, Capital Area North Meeting, Belfountaine, Ohio
  • October 20, West Ohio UMW Meeting, Lancaster, Ohio
  • October 26 & 27, Fall Rummage Sale
  • Rummage Collection Sunday & Wednesday Nights
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
All-church lunches are generally the last Sunday of the month in Fellowship Hall at noon. It is free to eat, but a free will offering is welcome. All are welcome to the table!

Lit Club is held on the last Sundays of the month, 7pm, in the Logos Lounge 
September 30Educated by Tara Westover
October 28The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
November 25Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
December 30A History of Loneliness by John Boyne

 
* The Arts *  

New Art Exhibit – Neighbors
Paintings by Eric Mize
September 2 – October 28
Gallery Talk on September 23 at 10 a.m.
READ MORE


King Avenue Players - Auditions for Annie
Sunday, September 16 at 3:00pm – Children Audtions
Sunday, September 16 at 6:30pm– Adult Auditions
Monday, September 17 at 6:30pm– Adult Auditions
Please prepare 16-32 bars from a musical, preferably NOT from the show.

    
* Stay in the Loop *  

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