Tuesday, August 22, 2017

UALC Announcements

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

Watch the current announcement video.

Congregational Meeting

Members are invited to attend the Congregational Meeting, 12:00 pm, Sunday, Sept. 24, at Mill Run. On the agenda will be the approval of the 2018 budget. We will also be celebrating David White’s ordination with lunch before the meeting. Childcare is available. Discussion Forums will be held that morning: Lytham Road, 10:00 am and Mill Run, 11:00 am. 

David White Called as Pastor

We are excited to announce the congregation unanimously voted to call and ordain David White as a Pastor of UALC. David’s ordination service date has changed to Saturday, September 9 at 5:00 pm at Lytham Road. Please join us for a celebratory lunch at the Congregational Meeting on September 24, 12:00 pm at Mill Run. 

Ministry Time 101

Come learn a fresh way to pray. Together we will practice ministering the Holy Spirit to those in need. September 9, 9:30 am-11:00 am at Mill Run.  Childcare is available for children 5 and under. Register here. Contact Molly Auseon, 

IFI Bible Study and Training 

Support the International Friendships (IFI) Friday night Bible study by providing and serving dinner. This is a great small group activity and no training is required. Some IFI volunteer opportunities require training. Please plan to attend one of the upcoming training sessions. Training on Mondays, Sept. 11 or Oct. 16, 6:30-9:30 pm, Mill Run. Register at To sign up to help with dinners, contact Jerry Cable, 

Building Relationships with Muslims: Without Borders Women's Conference and Men's Track – Sept. 29-30 

At Mill Run, we're hosting separate two-day events for women and men who seek to break down walls of mutual suspicion and prejudice, and to better understand and engage Muslims, whether they live across the street or across the ocean, presented by Crescent Project. The conference for women includes teachings, workshops, and testimonies that will equip you to comfortably build new friendships with Muslim women and sensitively share your faith. In the Men's Track, discover the "Why" and "How To" of sharing with Muslim neighbors, friends and co-workers. Find dates/times, cost, and registration for both at Contact Dave Mann,

Radically Refreshing Relationships 

Direct, open, honest Christian relationships are your key to making life, ministry, family, and friendships work like never before. Join us for two Equipping Ministries classes; Listening for Heaven’s Sake and Speaking the Truth in Love. Each class is five weeks, $12.50 per class. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 6, 6:30-7:45 pm, Mill Run. Questions and registration? Contact Gail Bren, 

Man to Man Launches Fall Season 

Join M2M for breakfast as we hear from two Christian leaders, John Rue, former pastor and currently with Built to Lead Christian executive coaching, and local business leader Sam Koon. Saturday, Sept. 9, 8:00-9:30 am, Mill Run. Fee is $5. Register at

Alpha - New Sessions 

Do you know people who suffer emptiness be- cause they do not have a relationship with Jesus Christ? Let Alpha help your friends and loved ones’ search for answers. Sessions include meals, teachings and small group discussions. Free. Evening: Mondays, Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 6:15 pm, Mill Run. Daytime: Wednesdays, Sept. 13-Nov. 15, 10:00 am, Lytham Road. New Small group and in home sessions are available. Details and registration at Contact Bill Nyberg,

A Closer Look at UALC 

Do you attend UALC regularly or are you a visitor? Do you have questions about UALC? Join us for an opportunity to meet people, ask questions and hear a few UALC staff share their passion/vision for our church. Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30-8:00 pm, Lytham Road. Registration at Contact Judy Webb,

Momming is Hard! 

And you are not alone. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is a Christian organization that encourages relationships, offers practical help, and provides support among moms of young children. We also need volunteers to spend time with the kids while their moms meet. First and third Tuesday of every month, Sept. 19-May 15, 9:00-11:15 am, Lytham Road. Register at Volunteer or questions? Contact Laura Natalie,

Quilting Ministry for Missions

Join the Beacons quilting ministry on the second Thursday of each month. Contact Sue Logan. 

Thursday Bible Study

Let God’s Word renew your mind and lead you from “if only” regrets to “what if” possibilities through a study of Romans 8 with Pastor Jeff. Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am at Lytham Road. Contact Pastor Jeff Morlock,

Monthly Luncheon and Program

Enjoy catered lunch and fellowship on the first Thursday of the month. Contact

Community Garden is Growing

The Community Garden at Mill Run supplies fresh produce for individuals and families through many partnerships in the surrounding area. Join us for weekly work parties. We’d love to add you to our weekly emails and keep you updated on what’s happening in the garden. No experience needed and all ages welcome. Saturdays starting at 9:00 am, Mill Run, or Wednesdays starting at 6:00 pm. Find more information at

Garden Tools Needed

Due to a break in, the community garden is in need of hand tools and powered gardening tools. Contact Todd Marti, 

20-Somethings Small Group

Young adults are invited to be a part of this exciting study as they discover their spiritual gifts and what Scripture says about them. Just show up. Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, Lytham Road. Contact Ashley Hyatt,

Faith of Our Fathers Study Group 

Studies of American history and understanding current culture through the eyes of the Christian faith. Meets Mondays, 7:00-8:45 pm at Mill Run. Contact Mindy Lambert,

Adult Sunday School 

In-depth Bible study and discussion. All are invited and you will benefit regardless of where you are in your faith journey. The course is designed so you will not be lost if you miss a week or two. 9:00-10:15 am at Mill Run. Contact Mark, 

Help for Healing

Celebrate Recovery is a Christian 12-Step pro-gram which focuses on healing our Hurts, Habits, and Hang-ups. Our meeting includes a praise and worship time, a testimony or teaching and gender specific small groups. Thursdays, 7:00 pm at Lytham Road. Details at

Connecting with Each Other

myUALC is an online tool that is full of helpful ways to stay connected. To be able to stay connected, it’s important to have up-to-date contact information. Please take a moment to visit the website and make sure your information is correct. On this website, click “myUALC” in the upper right hand corner. Directions are listed. Contact Carole Roys,

Small Groups

Looking for a group? Visit our web page and scroll down to the section titled “Help Us Get You Matched Up.” Fill out the form and we will work with for that perfect fit. Visit or contact Judy Webb,, for ways to connect.

Donate to the Clothes Closet Ministry

We are still accepting gently used linens, clothes, shoes and accessories. The clothes are being sent to Salvation Army, Southeast Ohio - HARP (Helping Appalachian Rural People) and New Life Lutheran church in Gallipolis. Drop off bins located at Mill Run and Lytham Road. Contact Cathy Shaw, 

Community Bible Study and Prayer Group

This in-depth, inter-denominational, adult Bible Study provides a combination of personal study, small-group discussion with prayer and large-group wrap up as we study the Gospel of Luke. There are four opportunities to join the 30-week study on Sept. 14, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, or Jan. 4. Thursdays beginning Sept. 14, 7:00 pm at Mill Run. Contact Millie Adams, Details at 

Upcoming Fall Opportunities

Singles’ Discipleship Ministry - Fall cookout is in the planning stages for September
Women of the Word (WOW) - Finding I AM by Lysa Terkeurst begins Sept. 6

Small Group Leader Training - Six-week session begins September 11
Financial Peace University - Nine-week series begins September 17
Being and Making Disciples 101 for Women - Sept. 20 
Men’s Cum Christo - September 21-24
Women’s Retreat - October 6-8
Grandparent's Small Group - October 11
Discipleship Workshop - October 7
Men’s Renewal - October 14-15
Women’s Cum Christo - October 19-22 
New Member Event - October 28
Details will be available online and in The Cornerstone as they become available. Contact Judy Webb,

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.