Tuesday, November 21, 2017

UALC Announcements

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

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Thanksgiving Services and LSS Food Drive

Join us for one-hour Thanksgiving services. Monetary donations and non-perishable food will be collected for Lutheran Social Services food pantries. Every $1 can purchase $4 with bulk buying. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 7:30 pm at Mill Run, with communion. Thursday, Nov. 23, 10:00 am at Lytham Road. 

A Christmas Festival - Joy to the World

This is a wonderful event for friends and family, and is especially good for our younger ones to experience the Christmas story in a simple way. Come and sing familiar carols together, listen to the Children’s Choirs sing, and watch a staging of the Nativity Story by kids. It is a great Christmas season gathering and best of all, it's not too long. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2:00 pm at Lytham Road. Contact Buff Delcamp,

Advent Mid-Week Services

Join us for mid-week Advent services with communion. We will focus on the biblical stories behind the season’s most beloved hymns. A light lunch will follow. Thursdays: Dec 7, 14 and 21, 12:00 pm at Lytham Road. 

Middle School Ministry (MSM)

Late Nighter
Join us for crazy fun and games, fellowship, prayer and worship time, and an ice cream party! Bring friends and be ready for an awesome night. Friday, Dec. 8, 6:30-11:00 pm at Mill Run. 
Next Step Workshop - Lord’s Prayer
Come discover why we pray by studying the prayer that Jesus taught us. This four-week workshop is recommended for seventh graders and parents, but older students are welcome. Sunday evenings Jan. 7-28 at Mill Run. $15 fee.
Find MSM details at Contact Kelsey Payne,

High School Ministry (HSM)

Zoo Lights Outreach Event
Invite your friends to the Columbus Zoo as we enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights, drink hot cocoa and celebrate Christmas together. Friday, Dec. 15, 6:00-10:00 pm. Meet at Mill Run. Fee is $10 and includes transportation and zoo admission. Online registration coming soon. 
High School Ministry (HSM) HSM Group
This fall at HSM we’ll use the curriculum from our “Can I Ask That Part 1” Next-Step Work- Family, Youth & Children shop. This series is a perfect place for our usual HSM Group, as well as friends with tough questions, and teens from the church who have not gotten connected yet, but want to learn more about the Christian faith. Sundays, 4:00-6:00 pm at Mill Run.
Find HSM details at Catherine Scurria, or Aaron Thompson,

UALC College Christmas Party

Sunday, Dec. 17, 7:00-11:00 pm at Lindsay and J.D. Wylie’s house. Contact David White,

A Season For Giving

Find opportunities to support ministries during the holiday season in this flyer, and at

Confirmation Worship Service

We want to invite you, the congregation, to join us at the Confirmation Capstone Service. Come support and celebrate 17 students as they take their faith to the next level and step into the world of adult faith. Service and reception. Sunday, Nov. 19, 1:30-3:00 pm at Lytham Road. 

How to Prepare a Simple Budget

This two-session workshop will help you to prepare a budget you can live with. Mondays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 6:30 pm at Mill Run. Click here to register. Contact Bill and Dena Schnupp,

Women’s Captivating Bootcamp

This women’s weekend, based on the book "Captivating" by Stasi and John Eldredge, will provide an opportunity to be refreshed and renewed as the Lord speaks to your heart. Nov. 30-Dec. 3, Eagle Wings Lodge in Hocking Hills. Cost: $285. Find details and register at Contact Amy Adams or Peggy Valentino,

Christmas for Internationals

International and American friends join in fellow-ship. Bring a plate of finger food to share. Sing classic Christmas songs. Many will hear the story of the first Christmas, perhaps for the first time. Friday, Dec. 1, 7:00-8:30 pm at Mill Run. Watch for details or contact Dave Mann,

Capital University Christmas Music Festival - Tidings of Comfort – Adults 65+

Join other music lovers for the sounds of the season featuring Capital’s Chapel Choir, Choral Union, Women’s Chorus, Chordsmen, and Philomel. Sun., Dec. 3, 2:30-5:45 pm; meet at Lytham Road. Cost is $35 which covers admission and transportation. Checks only, payable to UALC, attn: Pastor Jeff. RSVP to, or call Pastor Jeff at 614-451-3736, ext. 4652.

Ladies of the Club – Adults 65+

Make friends and enjoy fellowship with other mature single women. Friday, Dec. 8, 11:30 at Bravo Restaurant, 3000 Hayden Rd. Contact Charlene Heyl by calling the front desk, 614-451-3736. 

Grandparents Group

If you are a grandparent, and would like to meet with others in a small group setting, you are invited to regular meetings held the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Lytham Road. Contact Christine Thompson,

Thursday Bible Study – Aduts 65+

“Why Lutheran?” Join us for this five-session study with Pastor Jeff on what is distinctive about a Lutheran understanding of the Christian faith. Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am at Lytham Road. Contact, or call Pastor Jeff at 614-451-3736, ext. 4652.

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. To sign up to help with dinners, contact Jerry Cable, 

Full Family ESL (English as a Second Language) Program

A full family educational program where each international family member is taking steps out of poverty through education, especially in English. Volunteers are needed to work with all ages. Find details at Contact Kim Emch, or Dave Mann,

Worship Tech Volunteers

Looking for additional volunteer sound and slide technicians for our worship services. All training is provided and schedule is flexible. Contact Steve Gill,

Baptism and First Steps Workshop (Age 0 & up)

Prepare for you own or your child’s baptism by participating in this workshop. Meets the first Sunday of the month, 12:00-1:00 pm at alternating campuses. Lunch is provided. Find details and register at Contact David White,

LSS Food Pantry

New and gently used Bibles and non-perishable food can be dropped off in the LSS bins at Mill Run and Lytham Road. To volunteer, contact Tom Andres,

Men Over 30 Basketball

Pick-up basketball games for men over 30 years old for fun and exercise. Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm at Mill Run. Contact Dave Charlson,

Quilt Guild

Whether you’re a new quilter or a seasoned one, come and learn new techniques, tools, patterns and more. Work on group projects or on your own. Monthly meetings consist of teachings, retreats or field trips. Second Saturday of the month, 9:00 am at Lytham Road. Contact Dee Wagner, ddwmjnn10@gmail or Pam Mann,

Thursday Bible Study – Adults 65+

Gather every Thursday morning for a rich Bible study and discussion. Newcomers always welcome. Thursdays, 10:30 am at Lytham Road. Contact Jeff Morlock,

LIFEwalk Ministries

Provides emotional and spiritual support through prayer for those going through difficult or challenging times. A team of two LIFEwalk ministers meet and pray regularly with someone in need.  Find details at Contact Kim Greene,, 614-451-3736, ext. 4723.

Celebrate Recovery®

Anyone struggling with life issues such as alcoholism, overeating, codependency, sexual brokenness, or financial problems can find help in this Christian, 12-step program. Our meeting includes a praise and worship time, a testimony or teaching, and gender specific small groups. Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at Lytham Road. Details at email:

Connect Center

Help share the love of Jesus with members and guests visiting our church on Sunday mornings! The Connect Center is as a place where people can find out “what’s happening” in the church. Contact: at Mill Run, Dawn Griebel,, at Lytham Road, Carol Roys,

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,

Visual Arts Ministry

Presenting the art of local artists through visual displays at our campuses. The group sponsors the 7 Day Bible Art Challenge that starts in Feb. 2018, details at Meets the first Monday of the month, 7:30 pm at Lytham Road. Contact

Libraries at UALC (Lytham Road and Mill Run)

Providing excellent educational materials that help people of all ages grow in their walk as they follow Jesus. Check out the new book “From Generation to Generation: Grandparents Share Their Wisdom,” by UALC member Christine J. Thompson. Find info at Contact Gail Crosser,

Prayer Line

UALC members, or anyone who desires prayer for any need or concern, can share a prayer request. All requests are confidential unless instructed otherwise. Submit a request two ways: call 614-643-4725 or the main church number, 614-451-3736, and select option 5; or go online to and fill out the request form.

Weekly Prayer Request Group

Be a part of our weekly prayer group and pray for our ministries and our outreach to the world. Visit for requests and the option to sign up for a weekly email. Contact Buff Delcamp,

Ministry Time

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