June 2017 Carillon Newsletter & Calendar

May 29, 2017

Download the June Carillon Newsletter and June 2017 Calendar to find out all that is happening at King Avenue as we begin our summer season! Here is a summary of upcoming happenings. Check out ministry/category announcements that pertain to you. You can click on the included links for more details.

* Featured Announcments *
King Avenue is ALL TOGETHER!
"ALL TOGETHER"  is the theme of this year’s stewardship campaign at King Avenue United Methodist Church.  To show our congregation members' diversity and uniqueness and that we can work "all together", we are going to create a King Avenue quilt. Please have your quilt fabric in by Sunday, June 4.

June is PRIDE Month!

We are now observing our summer schedule! There will be no Worship Connections in the summer, but there will be a weekly Multi-Age Sunday School at 10:00am. 

New Adult Faith Formation Classes
Faith in Poetry, Sundays June 4 - August 27
Summer Wednesday Bible Study, Wednesdays June 7 - August 30

* Worship *

June Special Offering - Peace With Justice Sunday June 11 
Together, we spread the gospel of peace and encourage cooperation locally, in the United States and globally. 

* Faith Formation *

Faith in Poetry Sunday School
10am on Sunday Mornings, June 4 – August  27
Fireside  Room

Summer Bible Study
Wednesdays 10-11:30am, June 7 – August 30

Adult Vacation Bible School
6pm - 7pm Light refreshments and Christian Fellowship
7pm - 8pm Class and Discussion
June 26 – June 30 in the Chapel

* King Avenue Children, Youth, & Family Ministries *

Sunday, June 4 at 10am    
Multi-Age Sunday School (through the summer)

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

Friday, June 9 - Sun, June 11    
King Avenue Youth Fellowship
Youth Annual Conference, Lakeside, OH

Sunday, June 25 - Sunday, July 9 at 9am & 11am     
Backpacks for Kids Collection Begins
UMC- Main Level

Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30 from 6:30  -8:30pm    
Vacation Bible School: Hero Central
VBS Kids sing at 9am and 11am worship on Sunday, July 2     READ MORE


On Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00pm at King Avenue UMC Fellowship Hall, Stonewall Columbus presents LOVE WILL WIN: From Uganda to Columbus in collaboration with Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS).

Get on the King Ave RALLYBUS to Washington DC!
Organizers of the Washington DC Pride Festival in conjunction with several other organizations are working to bring together the National Pride March. This will take place on Sunday, June 11 on the National Mall in Washington DC. King Avenue UMC SPECTRUM is organizing a RALLYBUS to Washington DC. We will join thousands from across the country for the Sunday, June 11, 2017 National Pride March On Washington.

Visit the SPECTRUM table following the 9 a.m. and the 11:00 a.m. service any Sunday until June 11 to purchase your King Avenue t-shirt. Plan to walk with us on parade day Saturday, June 17. Please have exact payment, cash or check payable to King Avenue UMC.
Youth sizes small - large $ 10.00    
Adult sixes small - XXXL $ 15.00

This year's annual Pride Service for reconciling United Methodists will be held on Friday, June 16 at 7pm, hosted by Worthington UMC (600 High Street). Many of our own King Avenue choir members will be participating the mass choir. Join LGBTQI persons and allies for this wonderfully affirming event. 

King Avenue UMC will once again march in the Pride March which takes place Saturday, June 17. Step off is at 10:30am. Stay tuned for details regarding meeting location and time. 

PRIDE Luncheon  - Volunteers Needed
On Sunday, June 25, we will end our PRIDE Month celebrations by gathering in the Fellowship Hall for a "rainbow inspired" food themed meal. Volunteer by contacting Steve Hull at expect.sh@gmail.com

Coming Out with God (COWG) Support Group
Wednesdays (beginnning July 5th) 
7:00-8:30 in Donnenwirth Lounge

* Young Adults *
Happy Hour! Tuesday, June 6th  
Join your young adult friends at RAM Brewing (906 N. High Street) from 5:30-7pm in the bar area to catch up with one another before summer gets too busy.  Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Open Shelter Lunch Packing Thursday, June 15th
If you are available on Thursday, June 15th 6-6:45pm, please consider coming to the Church to assist in making 200 lunches for the Open Shelter.  We will begin promptly at 6pm putting the sack lunches together in the kitchen (located in the Church basement).  Open Shelter Lunch Packing happens on the Thursday before the third Friday of each month.  This is a great way to meet new people at King Ave while helping to make a difference in our community.

Columbus Pride Parade Saturday, June 17th
The Young Adult group will be marching with the rest of the church in the Pride Parade which is set to step off at 10:30am.  As we get closer to the date we will let everyone know our meeting time and location which hasn’t been announced yet.  We would love a strong show of support from the Young Adults group and hope to march with you on June 17th!

* Mission and Outreach *

Habitat for Humanity
We are going to be 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.  The first day of construction is tentatively June 10, and the "wall raising" ceremony will be a week later on June 17. We are building the house for a single mother and her 2 daughters. 
Hilliard Adopt-A-House 2017 Myrtle Avenue Photo Album

King Avenue is ALL TOGETHER!
"ALL TOGETHER"  is the theme of this year’s stewardship campaign at King Avenue United Methodist Church.  To show our congregation members' diversity and uniqueness and that we can work "all together", we are going to create a King Avenue quilt. Please have your quilt fabric in by Sunday, June 4.

Backpacks for Kids Collection Begins Sunday, June 18 
Milling Area, King Avenue UMC- Main Level

New Life Tuesday Volunteers
New Life Methodist Church needs a few individuals to volunteer to fill in during the summer vacation season. We prepare and serve 80-100 homeless neighbors a hot breakfast. Volunteers are at New Life UMC from 7:00 to 10:30 every Tuesday morning.  As a fill-in volunteer, you may not be needed for that entire time. You would only be called when needed. 

Contact Bill Albright at:
614-604-5398 VM/Text

Open Shelter Lunch Packing Dates for 2017
Tuesdays: 6/27/17, 7/25/16, 8/29/17, 9/26/17, 10/24/17, 11/28/17, 12/26/17
Thursdays:  6/15/17, 7/20/17, 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 Saturday of every month from 9am-noon at Gates Fourth UMC. Gates Fourth is located at 119 E Gates St, Columbus OH, 43206.
Remaining dates for 2017:  May 27, June 24, July 22 & 29, 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
June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26, December 31

Lit Club
June 25, 7pm - Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 
July 30, 7pm - Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran

* The Arts *

Synthetics by Amanda Bean
May 28th – June 25th 2017 
King Avenue UMC Art Gallery 

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