April 2017 Carillon Newsletter & Calendar

March 21, 2017

After a quick winter, we are looking forward to the renewal of Spring and our Lent, Holy Week, and Easter Season. Learn about all of the April happenings!  
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KACYFM Involvement Opportunity 
Sunday morning programs for children and youth are growing. Are you interested in supporting the faith development of our children and youth?

Cuisine For A Cause - April 7
Cuisine For A Cause will be held on April 7 at Strongwater Food & Spirits in East Franklinton.  The ninth annual version of this event will provide much-needed financial support for the House or Mercy Orphanage (Casa de Misericordia).  

Readiness 360 Survey - By April 7
King Avenue’s Vision Team is taking seriously our call to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The team has discussed our church’s potential for new partnerships, expansion of ministries, and additional sites of ministry.  To that end we are asking you to take an online survey called Readiness 360.

The Shalom Zone Free Store Volunteer Opportunity - Saturday, April 8
The Free Store for Teens at The Shalom Zone will be open from 11am – 2pm on April 8th.  We are looking for volunteers to help set up, assist during the open hours of the store and clean up after it closes.

Special Offering, Campership Fund - April 9
It’s almost time for summer camp!  On April 9th, during the services a special offering will be taken for our campership fund (financial assistance).

“Coming Out of Shame” - April 23 at 10:00am
Dr. Karen McClintock will give a presentation on "Coming Out of Shame" at our 10am Sunday School on April 23.

King Avenue Players' MISCAST CABARET Auditions - April 23 & 24

Actors singing actresses’ showstoppers, young women filling old men’s roles and seniors playing ingénues. You don't want to miss your chance to be part of this evening of madcap musical magic. Join us for a hilarious mix-up of performers singing songs from roles in which they would NEVER be cast.

Spring New Member Classes - Beginning April 23
New Member classes are an opportunity to meet others in the KAUMC community, take a fascinating church tour, learn where United Methodists fit in Christianity’s family tree, get an overview of our missions to find out where you can join in, and learn about the many ways to grow in faith through the church.

Lent and Easter
Saturday, April 8
    Eggstravaganza 2017 at King Avenue UMC

Sunday, April 9     Palm Sunday, Worship at 9:00 & 11:00

Thursday, April 13    Maundy Thursday Worship and Communion, 7:00pm

Friday, April 14    Good Friday Service, 7:00pm in the Sanctuary
            KA Youth & Kingsgate Ministries will provide a worship

Sunday, April 16    Easter Sunday - No Sunday School 
            Morning Blend at 9am and Traditional Worship at 11am

Sunday, April 23    King Avenue Kids will sing at 11am worship
            King Avenue Youth Trial of Jesus - noon
            Trial Jurors (audience) needed!

Open Shelter Lunch Packing
Thursday, April 20
Tuesday, April 25

All-Church Lunch - Sunday, April 30

Amazing Love - Sunday, April 30 at the 11am Service
A Service of Lessons and Carols Celebrating the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus.
Presented by the King Avenue United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, soloists, organ and brass

Lit Club - April 30, 7pm
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie