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


Goodbye Gathering for Pastor Karen

Sunday, June 13, after worship outside the Sanctuary   Pastor Karen’s last Sunday will be June 13. Join us after worship as we celebrate her ministry with us and congratulate her on her new positions.


Town Hall Meetings with Riverside Muncie UMC

Tuesday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m. in Wesley Hall   The next Town Hall meeting combined with Riverside is scheduled for the discussion of the upcoming two-point charge and the merger process. This opportunity will provide any updates to the process