Friday, September 25, 2020

Care and Support Services

Prayer is available for you – find Prayer support.
If you need other assistance, email Care,
or call the church at 614-451-3736.  

Red Cross Blood Drive

Held every other month on Saturdays from 8:00 am-12:45 pm at Lytham Road. Register online or check your donation time at the Red Cross national site, click here. Sponsor Code is UALC. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Paul Schmitt, email Blood Drive.

Caring for our Neighbors - Resources and Support

Connecting our neighbors with resources and support. Find support programs like the Food Pantry, Clothes Closet and Summer Lunch Camp. 

Celebrate Recovery®

Anyone struggling with life issues such as alcoholism, overeating, codependency, sexual brokenness, or financial problems can find help here. Celebrate Recovery is a Christian, 12-step program dealing with all sorts of hurts, habits and hang-ups. More info. Meets at Lytham Road on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30. Confidential email, Celebrate Recovery.


Is a friendly support group for people going through a separation or divorce. It meets weekly (13 weeks) and is for designed to help you face the challenges and move toward healing and rebuilding your life. Each session contains a DVD teaching covering a wide range of topics, followed by group discussion. DivorceCare® is led by people who understand what you are going through and are examples of the healing and restoration that can occur after the breakup of a marriage. Offered at various times during the year. Contact:  Susan Jones.

Friendship Bible Class – Young Adult Special Needs Bible Class

A Bible class for young adults with special needs. It's an hour of a Bible lesson, songs, crafts, snack and prayer. All participants attend with an adult companion. Offered on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-7:30 during the school year at Mill Run. Contact:  Linda Jokiniemi.

Funeral Receptions

Comforts grieving families and guests through meals and receptions after funerals and memorial services. Contact:  MaryAnn Smith or call 614-451-3736, ext 4655.

"Grands" Small Group

A group of grandparents meeting to encourage one another as we strive to help our grandchildren follow Jesus. All grandparents and step grandparents welcome. Meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month, 9:30-11:00 am, at Lytham Road. Contact:  Christine Thompson.


For those journeying through one of life's most difficult seasons. Meetings consist of DVD-based teaching, small group discussion, and workbook assignments. A broad range of topics is covered to help whether the loss you're grieving is recent or happened years ago. Contact:  Becki Bork.

Hope Connection Support Group

Support for those with friends or family who have mental health issues; come to share, learn and be encouraged. Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm at Mill Run. Contact:  Kathy Felty.

Home Communion

Takes communion the first Sunday of each month to those in care facilities, hospitals, or at home. Contact:  Becki Bork.


Reaches out with the hope Christ gives us, to men and women who struggle with sexual and relationship brokenness, such as pornography, same-sex attraction, emotional dependency, extra-marital affairs, sexual abuse, and intimacy problems. Download a PDF here for more information. For further information, contact Mary Lou Garves, email LIFEsource or leave a voicemail at 614-451-3736, ext. 4728. All communication is confidential.

LIFEwalk Ministries 

Provides emotional and spiritual support through prayer for those going through difficult times. Information and the online request form. Contact:  Kim Greene, email LIFEwalk.

Ministry Time

Prayer time during and after worship services, for anyone who desires prayer through the power of the Holy Spirit. Contact:  Buff Delcamp.

Prayer Line  

Prays for members of UALC and all others who desire prayer for any need. Submit a request. Or read the Public Prayer Requests here. Contact: Becki Bork. 

Retirement Home/Adults

Provides worship services and Bible studies to area retirement homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. Contact:  Jeff Morlock or call 614-451-3736, ext 4652.

Sonshine Team

Get help with small home maintenance projects like changing light bulbs, small repairs or clean-up. Contact:  Jeff Morlock or call 614-451-3736, ext 4652.

Visitation Ministers

Visiting those who are hospitalized, homebound, in care facilities, and connecting with people who are going through various life experiences. Training is provided. Contact:  Becki Bork or call 614-451-3736, ext. 4634.

Widows’ Group

All widows welcome at any time for book discussion and prayer. Meets Mondays, 1:00-2:00 pm at Lytham Road. Contact:  Jan Fitz.
Prayer at UALC

Let Us Pray for You

Submit prayer requests and pray for others. Details here. Prayer requests will remain confidential, and prayer begins immediately. Read the Public Prayer Requests here.
Caring for Our Neighbors

Find Support in Times of Need

Find information about the Food Pantry, Clothes Shop, ESL classes and more. 
Celebrate Recovery

Hurts, Habits and Hang-ups

Celebrate Recovery® is a Bible-based 12-step program that's designed for both those who struggle with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Find details.
Small Groups

Community | Care | Growth

A small group is a 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. Find details and join a group.