Saturday, November 16, 2019

UALC Announcements

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

Watch the recent announcement video.

One Night Northwest

Join us on Friday, November 15, as we connect with the local communities of faith for a night of worship and prayer. UALC is hosting the Northwest expression of One Night at our Mill Run campus. Worship begins at 7pm. In a time where division is often the definition of our world, this is a powerful display of our oneness with Jesus and therefore with each other. Details at

Ephesians Bible Study

The letter to the Ephesians unveils the Good News of Jesus in beautiful and surprising ways. Join Pastor Steve for a five-week Bible study from 6:45-7:45 pm on Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 11 at Mill Run. No need to register, just show up and bring a Bible if you have one.

Advent Wreaths

Engage your family in the season of Advent with an Advent wreath. Two styles available to purchase in the lobbies on Sundays, beginning Nov. 24. Contact Rosie McKenzie,

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.

Work in the Church Nursery

UALC is hiring caring staff to work in our church nurseries at Lytham Road and Mill Run. Daytime and evening hours available. To apply, contact Sarah Rumschlag,

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
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
Open Book Sermon Series 
Follow along with our year-long sermon series at


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


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. 
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 Contact Alan Starr,
Baptism Growth Workshop
For those interested in being baptized or baptizing their children. Adults, teens, and children of any age are welcome. Lunch provided. Sunday, December 1, Noon-1:15 pm at Lytham Road. Register here. Contact David White,
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 Contact Kelsey Bacon,
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 Contact Jon Zawodny,


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 Contact: Kelsey Bacon,
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 Contact Jon Zawodny,
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 or Contact Kelsey Bacon,
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 Contact Britanny Burkey,
AWANA Clubs®
Children age 3 through 6th grade build lasting faith foundations through Bible memorization and fun activities. Wednesdays 6:30-7:45 pm at Mill Run. $30. Find more information and register online at Contact Kristen Henry,
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Join other moms of young children (infants- kindergarten) for a time of fellowship and connection, with brunch. Childcare available. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 9:00-11:15 am at Lytham Road. $115. Find more information and register online at Contact Angela Culver,
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 Contact Jon Zawodny,
MSM Winter Late Nighter
Come hang out and bring along friends for an awesome night of games and fun! Friday, November 22, 6:30-11:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information and register online at Contact Kelsey Bacon,


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, 
Mill Run Director: Peggy Bronson, 
Find more information at 
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 
Contact: Lytham Road Director: Tammy Schuster,; Mill Run Director: Peggy Bronson, 


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 Lytham Road Contact: Barbara Masten, Mill Run Contact: Mark Locher,
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 Contact Jeff Morlock,

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 Contact Carl D’Onofrio,
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. 
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 Contact Gail Bren,
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 Contact Steve Sikora, 
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 Contact Linda Jokiniemi,
A group of grandparents meeting to encourage one another as they strive to help their grandchildren follow Jesus. Contact Christine Thompson,
Hope Connection Support Group 
Support for those with friends or family who have mental health issues; come to share, learn and be encouraged. Third Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm at Mill Run. Find more information at Contact Kathy Felty,
Widows’ Group 
All widows welcome at any time for book discussion and prayer. Weekly, Mondays 1:00-2:00 pm. Find more information at Contact Jan Fitz,
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 Contact Andrea Taphorn,
Men’s Basic Bootcamp
Come to a beautiful lodge for a retreat that offers you more of the freedom and life Jesus intended. In the Hocking Hills.
Basic: November 14-17, or November 21-24
All Bootcamps are at Eagles Wing Lodge and cost $285 each. 
Find more information and register online at Contact Jeff Schuster,


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 Contact Star Bradley,
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. Deposit due by Dec. 15. Download trip details and sign-up here. Contact Jeff Morlock,
Progressive Euchre Party 
Come alone, or bring a friend, and a snack to share. All ages welcome. Never played Euchre? Come and learn! Fourth Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at Contact Jeff Morlock,


Stitches Together 
Enjoy fellowship, Bible study, and working on your favorite knitting, crocheting, crafting project. Bring your own supplies. First and third Saturdays, 9:15-11:15 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at Contact Dena Schnupp,
Quilt Guild 
Join beginner to advanced quilters in sharing the love and fun of quilting. Various teachings, eld trips, shows, and charity projects. Second Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 am at Lytham Road. Find more information at Contact Sandy Overturf, 
Beacons Quilting Ministry 
Join the Beacons quilting ministry for missions. All skill levels welcome. Second Thursdays, 11:30 am-2:00 pm at Lytham Road. Find more information at 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 Contact Steve Puffenberger,
Visual Arts Ministry 
The Visual Arts Ministry promotes glorifying God through artworks at both UALC campuses. Find more information at Contact


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 Contact (confidential). 
LIFEwalk Ministry 
Provides emotional and spiritual support through prayer, listening, and encouragement.  Find more information at Contact Kim Greene,
Prayer Line 
Prays for members of UALC and others who desire prayer for any need. Submit prayers and find more information at; 614-451-3736, ext. 4725. 


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 Contact Angie Edmonds,
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. Each level attends two classes per week.  
Saturdays (Beginner), 9:00-9:45 am at Lytham Road and Mondays (Beginner), 5:30-6:15 pm at Lytham Road. 
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 Contact Ella McWherter, 
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 Contact Stephanie Schroer,
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 Contact Dave Charlson, 
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 Contact Stacey Swanson,


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 Contact: Gail Crosser, 
Sermon Resources 
Visit to listen to past sermons and download sermon notes. Contact
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,

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 Contact Jodi Coleman,

Care Ministers 

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


Ministry Time 
Prayer time during and after worship services, for anyone who desires prayer through the power of the Holy Spirit. Contact Buff Delcamp,
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 for requests and the option to sign up for weekly email. Contact Buff Delcamp,

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.