Next Town Hall, Tuesday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m.

The next Town Hall meeting combined with Riverside is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Wesley Hall. These important gatherings will now deal with “nuts and bolts,” logistical matters that will shape the identity of our new, merged

A Letter from Pastor Keith

Dear Riverside & College Avenue United Methodist Churches, Grace to you and peace in the name of Christ! It has now been nearly two months since Charge Conferences at our respective churches voted to approve a Two-Point Charge relationship as a t

Farewell, Dayna Arnett

Dayna Arnett, our Youth Minister and a long-time member of both the Chancel Choir and Praise Team at College Avenue, has accepted a new job and is moving to Orangeburg, SC to be with her partner, Alex Davis. Alex moved to South Carolina to become an

Joint Worship Every First Sunday

The first Sunday of each month will be a joint worship with Riverside Muncie UMC, alternating locations until a location is decided. The next joint worship will be at College Avenue on Sunday, July 4, which is also Pastor Keith’s first official Sun

Worship Time Changes

Beginning Sunday, July 11, worship times will be changing to accommodate both congregations. 9 a.m. worship will be at Riverside Muncie UMC and 11 a.m. worship will be at College Avenue. Please feel free to attend either or both services. Giving is s

Welcome, Pastor Keith

Please welcome Rev. Keith Turner to the College Avenue family. Rev. Turner has been serving Riverside UMC since 2019 and will begin his 2-point charge as pastor of both churches on July 1, 2021. Rev. Turner attended Asbury University and Asbury Theol

A Liminal Season (Part 2)

The first newsletter article I wrote after arriving at College Avenue was about “liminal seasons.” A liminal season is an in-between space, a time of ambiguity and unknowing. We have been in that season for nearly two years now. Two years ago we

Combined Worship at Riverside on June 6!

The combined Pentecost service with Riverside was incredible! The Holy Spirit showed up and filled the atmosphere with excitement and energy that was palpable! To keep the momentum going, College Avenue is invited to join Riverside in Worship on Sun

Congratulations Rev. Dr. Karen Bray!

Congratulations to Dr. Karen for graduating from Asbury Seminary with the Beeson Scholars Doctor of Ministry. She previously completed her Master of Divinity from Asbury Seminary, as well,  where she was a member of litourgia and homiletica (liturgy