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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

UALC Announcements

There's a lot going on at the church. Keep up with our current happenings here.
 

Watch the recent announcement video.

Pastor Jim Wessel Memorial Service

Thank you to all those who came to Pastor Wessel's memorial service on September 12. If you missed it and would like to listen the service, click here.
 

Hurricane Dorian Relief

UALC has made a contribution of $5000 in response to Hurricane Dorian, specifically to aid with relief support in the Bahamas. If you would like to make an additional personal contribution, you can write a check to “UALC” with “Hurricane Dorian Relief” in the memo.
 

Congregational Meeting - September 22, 12:00 pm, Mill Run

Join us at the Congregational Meeting to approve the 2020 budget and a Call Committee for Joe Valentino. A light lunch will be served, and childcare is available. Budget discussion forums will be held that morning: 10:00 am at Lytham Road, and 11:00 am at Mill Run.
 

UALC Fall Ministry Guide

Find many ways to get involved at UALC in our new quarterly Ministry Guide. Available in the Connect Center, or download here.
 

Time with God

Daily Readings Bookmark 
This resource is designed for your daily quiet time with God. It is a great way to stay connected throughout the week with Scripture readings for each day and the Sunday text at each campus. Copies available at the Connect Center or download a campus specific bookmark at ualc.org/dailyreadings.
 
Portrait of a Disciple 
This resource book is designed for your daily quiet time with God or in a small group setting. Sermon videos available on-line. Copies available at the Connect Center. Find more information at ualc.org/portrait.
 
Open Book Sermon Series 
Follow along with our year-long sermon series at ualc.org/currentseries.
 

SUNDAY AT UALC 

We gather weekly to worship God and encourage one another in the faith. We hear from God’s Word and participate in the sacraments of communion and baptism. 
 
Upper Arlington—Lytham Road Campus 
9:00 am Traditional

10:30 am Xalt and Celebration Services 
Find more information at ualc.org/stylesandtimes.
 
Hilliard—Mill Run Campus 
9:00 am Worship

10:30 am Worship 
(Starting Oct. 13, united worship service in the Sanctuary) 
Find more information at ualc.org/stylesandtimes.
 
Kids’ Church 

Kids age 3 years through 5th grade worship and grow together as disciples of Jesus and as a community of young believers. Sunday, 10:30 am at Lytham Road; Sunday, 9:00, 10:30 am at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/kidschurch. Contact Andrea Taphorn, ataphorn@ualc.org
 
Worship Renewal at Mill Run
To learn more about the worship renewal process we are embarking on at Mill Run, click here.
 

GROWTH WORKSHOPS 

Growth workshops propel us forward. Covering a wide-range of topics, they meet us right where we need to mature and prepare us for what’s next in life. Families, individuals and sometimes whole small groups participate in workshops from time to time to carve out space for phase specific growth and faith conversations that may not happen otherwise. 
 
New Member Growth Workshop 

Built for those who want to meet people and join our community in following Jesus together. Dinner and childcare provided. Led by pastors and staff. Sunday, October 6 at Lytham Road and Sunday, October 20 at Mill Run, both 4:30-6:30pm. October 27 AM Services and lunch at Pastor Steve Turnbull’s. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/newmember. Contact David White, dwhite@ualc.org
 
Alpha Growth Workshop 

A delicious dinner, a talk, and discussion time so you and your friends can explore life and the Christian faith. Led by Aaron Thompson and Alan Starr. October 28-December 9, Mondays, 6:15-8:30 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/alpha. Contact Alan Starr, alpha@ualc.org
 
Following Jesus with Your Grandkids Growth Workshop 

Learn about engaging your grandchildren with the gospel and leaving a legacy of faith; includes a discussion of building family relationships and reconciliation. Led by Christine Thompson, Ph.D. and Pastor Jeff Morlock. Saturday, November 2, 8:30 am-12:15 pm at Mill Run. $10/person with book. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/adults. Contact Christine Thompson, christinejthomp@gmail.com. 
 
Discover Your Spiritual Gifts Growth Workshop

Identify your spiritual gifts, your personal style, and your passions so that you can serve God and others. Led by Pastor Jeff Morlock and Terry Starr. October 6-27,  Sundays 10:30-11:30 am at Mill Run. $10. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/adults. Contact Terry Starr, terrystarr70@gmail.com. 
 
Baptism Growth Workshop 

For those interested in being baptized or baptizing their children. Adults, teens, and children of any age are welcome. Lunch provided. Choose one session. Sundays, October 6 or December 1, Noon-1:15 pm at Lytham Road. Sunday, November 3, Noon-1:15 pm at Mill Run. Register here. Contact David White, dwhite@ualc.org
 
Following Jesus with Your Preschooler 

Parenting a 3-5 year-old is full of unique challenges and opportunities. Our staff shares practical insight and useful tips. Choose one session: Wednesday, September 25, 9:15-10:15 am at Lytham Road; or Wednesday, September 25, 6:45-7:45 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/prek. Contact David White, dwhite@ualc.org
 
Following Jesus with Your Elementary
Student 
Designed for parents/grandparents of K-1st graders. Prepare for this new phase in your child’s life. Choose one session. Sundays, September 15, Noon-1:00 pm at Lytham Road or Wednesday, October 2, 6:45-7:45 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/elementary. Contact Andrea Taphorn, ataphorn@ualc.org.
 
Family Serve Workshop 

Second graders and up serve together as a family in the UALC Community Garden at Mill Run and discuss Jesus’ teaching on how faith and service are connected. Choose one session. Saturday, October 19, 3:00-5:00 pm or Saturday, October 26, 3:00-5:00 pm. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/elementary. Contact Andrea Taphorn, ataphorn@ualc.org
 
Living in a Digital World Workshop 
Designed for parents and their 3rd grade students. Walk away with tools you can use in a tech saturated world. Choose one session. Sunday, November 3, 4:30-6:00 pm at Mill Run or Sunday, November 10, 4:30-6:00 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/elementary. Contact David White, dwhite@ualc.org
 
Lord’s Prayer Growth Workshop 

This workshop is for all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to take the next step toward Confirmation. (Catch up sessions of the10 Commandments and Apostle’s Creed Workshops available upon request). January 1-26, Sundays, 4:30-6:30 pm at Mill Run. $15. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/middleschool. Contact Kelsey Bacon, kbacon@ualc.org
 
Can I Ask That? Growth Workshop 

During High School Ministry (HSM) Group, students have space to address some of today’s big questions regarding life and faith. November 3-17 and December 8, Sundays, 4:00-6:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/highschool. Contact Jon Zawodny, jzawodny@ualc.org
 

FAMILY, YOUTH, AND CHILDREN’S MINISTRY 

Middle School Ministry (MSM) Group 

Students experience God through fellowship, games, worship and small group time. It’s a safe place to experience God and ask questions. Weekly, Sundays 4:30-6:30 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/middleschool. Contact: Kelsey Bacon, kbacon@ualc.org.
 
High School Ministry (HSM) Group 

Join other teens for a couple of hours of hanging out, eating free food, getting to know each other, and talking honestly about the ups and downs of high school life. Weekly, Sundays 4:00-6:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/highschool. Contact Jon Zawodny, jzawodny@ualc.org
 
MSM/HSM Sunday Morning Connect 
Looking for a place to meet other teens from the church on Sunday mornings? Join us to catch up with friends and leaders, enjoy snacks, and play games. Weekly, Sundays 10:00-10:30 am at Mill Run (Lytham Road coming soon). Find more information at ualc.org/middleschool or ualc.org/highschool. Contact Kelsey Bacon, kbacon@ualc.org
 
The 2019 HSM Obstacle Course 

Come and enjoy a fun competition between friends in a variety of challenges. Sunday, October 27, 4:00-8:00 pm. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/highschool. Contact Jon Zawodny, jzawodny@ualc.org
 
Carol Choir
For kids in grades 3-6, this weekly singing group enjoys high energy games, Bible time, dinners, a late-night, a musical, and singing in worship. Weekly, Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 pm at Lytham Road. $25. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/musicforkids. Contact Britanny Burkey, children@ualc.org
 
AWANA Clubs® 

Children age 3 through 6th grade build lasting faith foundations through Bible memorization and fun activities. Starts September 11, Wednesdays 6:30-7:45 pm at Mill Run. $30. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/awana. Contact Kristen Henry, awana@ualc.org.
 
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) 

Join other moms of young children (infants- kindergarten) for a time of fellowship and connection, with brunch. Childcare available. Starts September 17, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 9:00-11:15 am at Lytham Road. $115. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/prek. Contact Angela Culver, mops@ualc.org.
 
HSM Fall Retreat 

Get away to a peaceful retreat to breathe and reconnect with God. Games, hiking, laughter, and more. November 22-24, off-site, $99. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/highschool. Contact Jon Zawodny, jzawodny@ualc.org.
 
MSM Fall & Winter Late Nighters

Come hang out and bring along friends for an awesome night of games and fun! Friday, September 27, 6:00-11:00 pm at Mill Run. Friday, November 22, 6:30-11:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/middleschool. Contact Kelsey Bacon, kbacon@ualc.org
 

SMALL GROUPS 

A small group is a small band of brothers and sisters in Christ where you can know and be known, love and be loved, care and be cared for, and grow in Christ together. Small groups meet 3-4 times/month all across town. This is the primary experience of Christian community where we live out the “one anothers” of the Bible.
 
Small Group Facilitators in 2020 
2020 will see the launch of numerous small groups and we need invested leaders to help launch and facilitate theses communities. If you’re interested in starting a new group or becoming a facilitator or host, contact our new Directors of Small Groups. 
Lytham Road Director: Tammy Schuster, tschuster@ualc.org 
Mill Run Director: Peggy Bronson, pbronson@ualc.org 
Find more information at ualc.org/smallgroups. 
 
Small Groups for All Ages and Stages 
If you’re looking for a way to get connected into a small group, fill out the “Help Us Get You Matched Up” form at ualc.org/smallgroups. 
Contact: Lytham Road Director: Tammy Schuster, tschuster@ualc.org; Mill Run Director: Peggy Bronson, pbronson@ualc.org 
 

COMMUNITY AT UALC 

Adult Sunday School 
Join an in-depth Bible study and discussion. Everyone is welcome. Bring a Bible if you have one. Weekly, Sundays 10:15-11:30 am at Lytham Road or 9:00-10:00 am at Mill Run. Find more information at ualc.org/adult_ss. Lytham Road Contact: Barbara Masten, barbaramasten@att.net. Mill Run Contact: Mark Locher, marklocher@columbus.rr.com.
 
Thursday Bible Study 
The current study is “The Relentless Love of God,” an in-depth look at the book of Hosea. Weekly, Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Jeff Morlock, adults@ualc.org.
 
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

Learn how to get out of debt and handle money God’s way. Sundays, September 8-November 3, 6:30-8:15 pm at Mill Run. $100. Find more information at register online at ualc.org/adults. Contact Bill or Dena Schnupp, dzswls@me.com.
 
Women of the Word Fall Study

Join us for Jen Wilkin’s “God of Covenant,” a 10-week study of Genesis 12-50. Small group discussion, video teaching, and prayer.
9/10-11/12 Tu 6:45-8:45 pm at Lytham Road $17
9/12-11/14 Th 9:15-11:15 am (childcare available) at Lytham Road $17 
9/12-11/14 Th 12:30-2:30 pm at Mill Run $17 
9/14-11/16 Sa 9:15-11:15 am at Lytham Road $17 
Find more information and register online at ualc.org/adults. Contact Christie Masheter, wow@ualc.org.
 
M2M (Men to Men) 
We have multiple groups meeting different days in numerous communities around the city—reach out and join one near you. Meets on and off-site throughout week. Find more information at ualc.org/men. Contact Carl D’Onofrio, m2m@ualc.org.
 
Equipping Ministries Classes 
Experience radically refreshing relationships with biblical, practical, relational skills for hearing, speaking and activating God’s truth in love. “Listening for Heaven’s Sake” is the first class offered. “Renewing the Mind” and “Speaking the Truth” to follow. 
Listening: 9/11-10/9 
Renewing: 10/16-11/13 
Speaking: January, 2020 
All classes are on Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at Mill Run. 
Find more information and register online at ualc.org/adults. Contact Gail Bren, don.bren@att.net.
 
Faith of Our Fathers Study Group 
Applying Christianity to life through the lens of American history and understanding current culture. Weekly, Mondays, 7:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Steve Sikora, seeko@aol.com. 
 
Friendship Bible Class 
A Bible class for young adults with special needs. It’s an hour of song, crafts, Bible study and prayer. All participants attend with an adult companion. Weekly, Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm at Mill Run. Find more information at ualc.org/care. Contact Linda Jokiniemi, jalg76@me.com.
 
Grands 
A group of grandparents meeting to encourage one another as they strive to help their grandchildren follow Jesus. Study of “Building Family Strengths: Generation to Generation” begins Sept. 4. 1st/3rd Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/smallgroups. Contact Christine Thompson, christinejthomp@gmail.com.
 
Hope Connection Support Group 
Support for those with friends or family who have mental health issues; come to share, learn and be encouraged. 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information at ualc.org/smallgroups. Contact Kathy Felty, kfelty@columbus.rr.com.
 
Widows’ Group 
All widows welcome at any time for book discussion and prayer. Weekly, Mondays 1:00-2:00 pm. Find more information at ualc.org/smallgroups. Contact Jan Fitz, jfitz1@twc.com.
 
Women’s Bootcamp 

This retreat is an opportunity to explore questions about God’s character and the spiritual battle for your heart. In the Hocking Hills. December 5-8, Eagles Wing Lodge, $285. Find more information and register at ualc.org/adults. Contact Andrea Taphorn, wbootcamp@ualc.org.
 
Men’s Basic & Advanced Bootcamp

Come to a beautiful lodge for a retreat that offers you more of the freedom and life Jesus intended. In the Hocking Hills. (Advanced is for those who have attended the Basic Bootcamp). 
Advanced: September 12-15 
Basic: November 14-17
Basic: November 21-24
All bootcamps are at Eagles Wing Lodge and cost $285 each. 
Find more information and register online at ualc.org/men. Contact Jeff Schuster, bootcamp@ualc.org.
 
Cum Christo Weekends 
An ecumenical environment to renew your commitment to Jesus Christ, grow as his disciple, and to be motivated to grow as Christian leaders in your church. Men’s Weekend: September 19-22, off-site. Women’s Weekend: October 10-13, off-site. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Deb and Dan Hill, dhill29@columbus.rr.com. 
 

SOCIAL 

UALC Young Professionals 
Connect and build relationships with other young professionals. Various fun events planned. Join our email list for details. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Star Bradley, yp@ualc.org
 
Museum of the Bible Trip 
Trip to Washington, DC to visit the new Museum of the Bible and other points of interest. May 20-24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Download trip details and sign-up here. Contact Jeff Morlock, adults@ualc.org.
 
Monthly Lunch and Program 
Join us for food, fellowship, and a program, with topics ranging from spiritual, to educational, to entertaining. September features the sounds of the Buckeye State Harmonica Club. Thursdays, September 5 and October 3, 11:45 am—1:15 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Jeff Morlock, adults@ualc.org
 
Honoring Our Veterans Luncheon & Quilt Presentation 
Join us for a luncheon and program as we honor all UALC military veterans who have served our great nation. RSVP required by Nov. 1. Thursday, November 7, Noon-1:30 pm at Lytham Road. RSVP to and contact Jeff Morlock, adults@ualc.org
 
Progressive Euchre Party 
Come alone, or bring a friend, and a snack to share. All ages welcome. Never played Euchre? Come and learn! 4th Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/adults. Contact Jeff Morlock, adults@ualc.org.
 

CREATIVE ARTS 

Stitches Together 
Enjoy fellowship, Bible study, and working on your favorite knitting, crocheting, crafting project. Bring your own supplies. 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9:15-11:15 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/creativearts. Contact Dena Schnupp, dzswls@me.com.
 
Quilt Guild 
Join beginner to advanced quilters in sharing the love and fun of quilting. Various teachings, eld trips, shows, and charity projects. 2nd Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/creativearts. Contact Sandy Overturf, skothing@wowway.com. 
 
Beacons Quilting Ministry 
Join the Beacons quilting ministry for missions. All skill levels welcome. 2nd Thursdays, 11:30 am-2:00 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/creativearts. Contact Sue Logan through the church office, 614-451-3736. 
 
7 Day Bible Art Challenge— Call for Entries 
Artists: take the challenge to create an artwork based on scripture in one week. If you’re not an artist, invite someone who is. Apply through February 5, 2020, $15/$20. Find more information at ualc.org/7dayart. Contact Steve Puffenberger, visualarts@ualc.org.
 
Visual Arts Ministry 
The Visual Arts Ministry promotes glorifying God through artworks at both UALC campuses. Find more information at ualc.org/creativearts. Contact visualarts@ualc.org
 

CARE & SUPPORT 

Offering care to others for body, mind, and spirit through the grace of God. 
 
Celebrate Recovery® 
A Christian, 12-step program dealing with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Weekly, Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at ualc.org/celebraterecovery. Contact cr@ualc.org (confidential). 
 
LIFEwalk Ministry 
Provides emotional and spiritual support through prayer, listening, and encouragement.  Find more information at ualc.org/lifewalk. Contact Kim Greene, lifewalk@ualc.org.
 
Prayer Line 
Prays for members of UALC and others who desire prayer for any need. Submit prayers and find more information at ualc.org/prayerline; 614-451-3736, ext. 4725. 
 

SPORTS AND FITNESS 

Tae Kwon Do (Age 8-Adult) 

Develop self-defense skills and enjoy regular exercise within a Christian environment. Weekly, Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 pm at Lytham Road. Weekly, Saturdays 11:00 am-Noon at Lytham Road. Find more information and register online at ualc.org/sports. Contact Angie Edmonds, aedmonds@ualc.org
 
Tae Kwon Do Jr. (Ages 5-8) 

Introductory martial arts class of basic kicks and punches for kids incorporating games, Bible stories, large motor exercises, and repetition. Beginner and advanced classes. Fee for classes, begins week of Sept. 7. Each level attends two classes per week.  
Beginning September 7, Saturdays (Beginner), 9:00-9:45 am at Lytham Road and Mondays (Beginner), 5:30-6:15 pm at Lytham Road. 
Beginning September 7, Saturdays (Advanced), 10:00-10:45 am at Lytham Road and Wednesdays (Advanced), 5:30-6:15 pm at Lytham Road.  
Find more information and register online at ualc.org/sports. Contact Ella McWherter, ualc.tkd.jrs@gmail.com. 
 
Christian Yoga Fitness 
Practice body stewardship through strengthening, stretching, deep breathing, and meditation on scripture. For all fitness levels. Weekly, Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm at Mill Run, $5. Find more information at ualc.org/sports. Contact Stephanie Schroer, slschroer1@gmail.com.
 
Men’s Over-30 Basketball  
Enjoy pickup basketball games for fun and exercise. Open to men over 30. Come anytime, weekly commitment is not required. Weekly, Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information at ualc.org/sports. Contact Dave Charlson, davecharlson@gmail.com. 
 
REFIT® Cardio Fitness for Women
REFIT® workouts strengthen body, mind and soul. It builds relationships and physical endurance through fun easy movements and inspiring music. Weekly, Thursdays 6:15-7:15 pm at Lytham Road, $5. Find more information at ualc.org/sports. Contact Stacey Swanson, sswanson@ualc.org.
 

RESOURCES 

UALC Libraries 
Many resources that are focused on Jesus, the Bible, discipleship, and growth in faith are available for all ages at both Lytham Road and Mill Run. Reserve DVDs are available for neighborhood small groups; see the receptionists for assistance. On-line catalog available. Find more information at ualc.org/library. Contact: Gail Crosser, bac54gac55@gmail.com. 
 
Sermon Resources 
Visit ualc.org/sermon to listen to past sermons and download sermon notes. Contact websupport@ualc.org
 
Engage with Bible Resources for Open Book Sermon Series 
Brand new pew Bibles have been placed at both campuses! NIV Study Bibles will be available for purchase at the Connect Centers. Contact David White, dwhite@ualc.org.
 

Honoring Our Veterans Luncheon & Quilt Presentation

Join us November 7 for a luncheon and program as we honor all UALC military veterans who have served our great nation. Lytham Road, 12:00-1:30 pm. Please RSVP by November 1 to Jeff Morlock at adults@ualc.org or 614-451-3736, ext 4652.
 

UALC Preschool & Kindergarten 

Since 1968, we have offered high quality programs for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds. Schedule a tour by contacting the church office or Jodi Coleman. Register online at ualc.org/preschool. Contact Jodi Coleman, preschool@ualc.org
 

Care Ministers 

Visit those hospitalized, homebound, or in care facilities, and connect with people in various life experiences. Training provided. Contact Becki Bork, bbork@ualc.org
 

Prayer

Ministry Time 
Prayer time during and after worship services, for anyone who desires prayer through the power of the Holy Spirit. Contact Buff Delcamp, bdelcamp@ualc.org
 
Weekly Prayer Request Group 
Be a part of our weekly prayer group and pray for our ministries and our outreach to the world. Find details at ualc.org/prayer for requests and the option to sign up for weekly email. Contact Buff Delcamp, bdelcamp@ualc.org
 

Do You Have an After Hours Care Emergency?

In the event of a Care emergency outside of normal business hours, please call the main church number, 614-451-3736, press 6, and your call will be forwarded to the on-call pastor. If he is unable to answer at that time, please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.