Celebrating Abundance: Invitation to Stewardship

Dear Riverside and College Avenue United Methodist Churches,   We plow the fields and scatter the good seed on the land, But it is fed and watered by God’s almighty hand.   There is a sacred mystery to the growing process, isn’t there? Ther


UMW $10 Challenge

The soon to be Community of Hope UMW received their first donation! We received $10 from East District UMW with the challenge to raise additional funds using the $10. We’re excited to begin this new journey and invite you to join the challenge. Can


Celebrating Abundance: 2022 Stewardship Campaign

We are becoming Community of Hope! And an integral part of becoming Community of Hope is our 2022 Stewardship Campaign. Our theme, Celebrating Abundance, invites us to consider giving ourselves, our gifts, and our resources to making our missional f


All Church Conferences

At the Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, the recommended name from the Merger Committee was announced: Community of Hope, A United Methodist Congregation. Also, both Mission and Vision statements were announced. Both Riverside and College Avenue will n


Donations for Christian Ministries

We are collecting donations for Christian Ministries of Delaware County in remembrance of a long time member, Pam Jenkins. Pam was passionate about helping Christian Ministries in their goal of helping others. Donations are being collected in the Nar


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


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