The Next Chapter

After a process of prayer, consultation and discernment, the Cabinet recommended and Bishop Trimble appointed, Rev. Keith Turner to be the pastor of the 2-point charge we recently agreed to form with Riverside United Methodist Church effective July 1

Letter from District Superintendent, Rev. Russ Abel

  April 27, 2021 Dear Friends at College Avenue and Riverside United Methodist Churches, I pray this letter finds you well and blessed. I am writing to share important and exciting news for all of you. As you know, leaders from each church and I

College Avenue and Riverside Merger Update

College Avenue Church Family, As you’ll recall, last month Pastor Karen shared that the CAUMC team that had been meeting with teams from Riverside and High Street United Methodist throughout the fall and winter had decided to move forward with talk

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Update Your Information

Please notify the church office of any changes to your address, phone numbers, or email addresses at or 765-289-7337.  A new directory is being prepared.

Location Task Force Information

I received a call from our District Superintendent Russ Abel. He called to inform me that he had received word from a member of the staff at High Street that while former Bishop Mike Coyner was at High Street recently he misspoke and said that Colleg

Coats Against the Cold

We will be collecting new or gently used coats, hats, gloves, and mittens for Hearts & Hands. Please bring your new or gently used items to the donation box in the Coffee Bar by Friday, September 27.

Office Volunteers Needed

Help our church build and maintain our ministries by volunteering in the church office. Duties include answering phones, greeting visitors, and various tasks. We maintain a fun environment and would love for you to join us! Contact Robin at office@co

Governing Board Update

This summer has brought with it a variety of changes for College Avenue. On June 2, a strong majority of our congregation voted in favor of exploring the possibilities of relocation. We are also experiencing a pastoral transition. Pastor Karen and Mi

Pastoral Transition

We are in an important season of pastoral transition. In January we announced that Bishop Trimble had appointed Pastor Lisa to First United Methodist Church in Bloomington, IN, effective July 1. A few weeks later, we discovered Bishop Trimble had app