NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

SUMMIT FAMILY OUTING: CINCINNATI REDS GAME
Deadline to Sign Up: Sunday, March 24

Join Fritz Rauschenberg, Debbie Napier, and your Summit family for a Cincinnati Reds game on Wednesday, May 29, at 12:30 p.m. The cost will be around $20 - 25 per ticket.  Please sign up by next Sunday, March 24, by contacting Fritz (rauschenberg@prodigy.net) or Debbie (debedo58@gmail.com). They will try to purchase tickets so that our group is seated together.

GENERAL CONFERENCE FOLLOW-UP MEETING
Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 p.m.
North Broadway UMC, 48 E. North Broadway St., Columbus
You are invited to join Rev. Linda Middelberg, Capitol Area North District Superintendent, to discuss the results of the Special General Conference.  For other dates and locations of the same event around central Ohio, email sumc@summitumc.org.

ROOTS & WINGS PARENTS’ WORKSHOP AND FAMILY CONCERT
Saturday, March 30
Workshop: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Concert: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
King Ave. UMC, 299 King Ave., Columbus
King Avenue UMC, in partnership with the Family Pride Network of Central Ohio, is thrilled to welcome Chip Richter for a “Roots & Wings” Parents’ Workshop and Family Concert. Roots & Wings will introduce parents and grandparents to some very creative and practical ways to pass their faith on to their children and grandchildren. If you are interested in attending the workshop, email sumc@summitumc.org for the link to register. The family concert is free and no advance registration or tickets are required.

ONGOING EVENTS

WORSHIP

SUMC Worship Service 
Sundays, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. (Centrum, Room 104)
Contact: Rev. Kim Wisecup (kimwisecup@summitumc.org, 614.886.6747)
At Summit, we are a welcoming, diverse, and motley crew who gather for uplifting, informal worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Grab a cup of coffee, enjoy some extraordinary music, and discover more about what a vibrant, inclusive life of faith can look like!

GROW

Adult Sunday School
Sundays, 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. (Main Lounge, Room 109), pauses during the summer
Contact: Linda Bernhard (lindabernhard718@gmail.com, 614.889.1824)
Small group discussions, using books with related scripture readings.

Fight Club Bible Study 
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (Hackler Lounge, Room 202)
Contact: Lori Schiefer (chiefchimp1@gmail.com)
Reading the Bible doesn’t have to be intimidating! Join us as we explore the ways that Scripture connects to our daily lives. Zero bible experience necessary. Questions, insights, skepticism and doubts welcome.

PILGRIMS Bible Study 
First Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Main Lounge, Room 109)
Contact: Jane Swinford (jane1563@sbcglobal.net, 614.488.3641) or Sandy Wycoff (wycoff2124@gmail.com, 614.440.1074)
Become a Pilgrim Friend and work once a month with adults living with disabilities. 

Pastor’s Book Study
Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (Main Lounge, Room 109)
Contact: Rev. Kim Wisecup (kimwisecup@summitumc.org, 614.886.6747)
Are you longing for a meaningful, growing relationship with God? Join us for book study and relevant conversation.

Food for the Soul: A Healing Circle
Sundays, 12:30 p.m. (Lower Lounge, Room 03)
Contact: Maryam Critchet (anaciport25@gmail.com) or Chere Hampton (questrules11@yahoo.com)
Join Maryam Critchet and Chere Hampton for this small group that will use writing, meditation, yoga, breathing exercises, and other types of spiritual healing to help people dig deeper into their soul, find inner peace, and release pain, grief, or negative energy that they have been holding onto.

Buckeye Methodists
Contact: Rev. Kim Wisecup (kimwisecup@summitumc.org, 614.886.6747)
This partnership between Summit on 16th and King Ave. UMC provides a space for students to explore their own spiritual journey and have opportunities to serve the communities they are living in. For more information about Buckeye Methodists, click here.

GROW (Children & Youth)

Summit Nursery 
Sundays, 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. (Nursery, Room 127)
Contact: Susan Wallace (happytofall@yahoo.com)
A space for infants to preschoolers (ages 4 and under) to learn, play, worship, and experience God's love in ways that fit their developmental stage during Summit's Sunday worship. Talk to Susan to volunteer with stories, guided play, coloring, crafts, and more.

Children's Sunday School
Sundays, 10:45-11:45 a.m. (Room 010a), pauses during the summer
Contact: Robb Tarr (robbtarr@gmail.com)
Children ages 5 and up are excused partway through the worship service every week but the first Sunday of the month for exploring the love of God for them and the whole world. Talk to Robb to volunteer to help with interactive stories or to simply be a loving presence in a Montessori style class environment.

Cedars
Sundays, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. (Lower Lounge, Room 03), pauses during the summer
Contact: Robb Tarr (robbtarr@gmail.com)
Cedars is our ministry for upper elementary and middle school youth. Join us for interactive lessons that use visual aids and connections to modern stories to help kids connect to God.

SERVE

Summit Singers
Rehearsals Sundays, 9:15  -10:15 a.m., Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (Choir Room, Room 204), September-June only
Contact: Susan McQuilkin (smcquilk@yahoo.com)
Let your singing voice express your faith with messages of hope and healing by joining our Summit Singers Choir! If you’ve ever sung soprano, alto, tenor or bass in any choir anywhere, you’ll fit right in!

MINISTRY PARTNERS

Crazy Faith (www.crazyfaithministries.org)
Sundays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Centrum, Room 104)
Contact: Rev. Susan K. Smith (crazyfaith@crazyfaithministries.org, 614.245.5411) 
Crazy Faith Ministries is a non-profit committed to improving the lives of "the least of these" through teaching the concept of the power of "crazy faith" in surmounting the issues faced by people in this society. CFM believes in taking "the good news" to people who have been marginalized, empowering them to live their fullest lives

CrossWalk
Sundays, 12:50 p.m. (Kitchen/Dining Hall, Room 110/111)
Contact: Andrew Hu (hu.1184@buckeyemail.osu.edu)
Serve our neighbors living on the land with our partners in this OSU student organization.  Every Sunday prepare meals to share with those living around campus and downtown, then go out with the group to share food and build relationships.

NA Regular Meeting — “Meshugeneh”
Saturdays, 8:15-9:15 a.m. (Room 109)
Contact: Brian Weinstein (614.285.8609) or Adam Hall (740.350.7722)
“Meshugeneh” is an open Narcotics Anonymous meeting.