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

New Office Hours

Beginning Monday, April 12, the church office hours will be expanding. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Tuesdays, the office will be open 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. If you n

Thank You!

We’re excited to provide 73 travel book/pillows to A Better Way for the children who use their services. Our hope is that the children will feel the love of Christ through these cuddly pillows and find enjoyment and comfort in the books tucked in t

Faith, Hope, and Love

Now faith, hope, and love remain—these three things—and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Every February, we see the store shelves filled with items pink and red and adorned with hearts and flowers. We wax poetic on the attribute

New Youth Minister, Dayna Arnett

We’re very excited to welcome Dayna Arnett as our new youth minister. Dayna has been a member of our church, choir, praise team, and and has served in many other capacities. We are thankful for her willingness to walk alongside our youth, and we h

Seeking New Youth Minister & Custodian

Shane Lanning, our Youth Minister, has been an incredible asset to our team and a blessing to our youth. While he will continue to be a part of our congregation, he will no longer be serving as youth director effective August 30. Also, Alex Hill, our

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