Limited Office Hours

The church office will now be open 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  If you plan to visit the office, please wear a mask and stay within the taped area to observe social distancing. If your business with the church office can be condu


A Better Way Needs Donations

A Better Way is reaching out for donations of household items to help support their clients and shelter needs. If you aren’t comfortable going to the store, you may send a monetary donation or purchase items online and ship them directly to the she


Mission Garden Needs Volunteers

We’re approaching the time to plant our Mission Garden for 2020. We can use volunteers of any age, physical condition or skill level. We provided over 1700 lbs. of fresh vegetables for those in need last year so please help us continue this vit


Faith Promise Update

A big Thank You to everyone who returned their Faith Promise Commitment card. We have received pledges of more than $13,000, over 1,400 hours, and many prayer commitments to each of the ministries! These ministries are Habitat for Humanity, A Better


Location Task Force Update

Pastor Karen and the Governing Board are continuing their work on forming a Location Task force. Invitations to potential members have been sent out. From those invitations we have a few that have already accepted a position on the Task Force and som


Focus Forward

13 Brothers and sisters, I myself don’t think I’ve reached it, but I do this one thing: I forget about the things behind me and stretch forth toward things ahead of me. 14 The goal I pursue is the prize of God’s upward call in Ch


Chancel Choir is Welcoming New Members

We are excited about starting the new Fall season and we are extending a welcome to anyone who wants to sing with us. Our first rehearsal is on Aug. 7 at 7:15. Just come or chat with Dennis Williams.


We Are Your Church Photo Series by Pauleina Brunnemer

Before I decided to join the communications team at College Avenue, Pastor Lisa asked to have a meeting with me. During this meeting she put an emphasis on how using communications can help us tell the story of College Avenue. I threw out a few ideas


Give to Live: Kimberly Rybarczyk

Kimberly Rybarczyk has been a member of College Avenue for over 33 years and demonstrates “Give to Live” through her service and compassion. She serves as the joint Chair of Congregational Care in charge of Lay Care, the Social Coordinator of Soc


Give to Live: Andrew Thieme

As a full time student at Ball State University Andrew Thieme finds the “Thieme” to “Give to Live.” Also known as Andy, he is able to share his talents and skills with College Avenue. Being musically talented allows him to spend time being a