UNITY – LIBERTY – CHARITY

In Essentials Unity : In Non-Essentials Liberty : In All Things Charity

What’s Coming Up…

Central Dinner Table

Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 7:00pm for six weeks from August 28th until October 3rd

Get the entire family together around the table to enjoy a delicious dinner! Around 6:15, children and youth will split off to age specific activities and lessons. Nursery will also be available.

Adults will stick around in the Cooper House Big Room for a video teaching/conversation from
pastor and author Tim Keller. The goal is to help us to think about and engage others in dialogue on some common objections to Christianity. Following the video, there will be a time of small group discussions with those around your table.

All food and beverages will be provided by Central. There is no cost for the meal or childcare and no need to sign up ahead of time. Friends, neighbors, and family are welcome to attend.

Music Ministry

2018 Cantata Music

Do you love singing Christmas music? Have you always wanted to sing in the choir? We have a place for you!

Christmas Cantata practice starts on Wednesday, October 3 from 7:15-8:00 in the Sanctuary. Regular choir rehearsal is from 6:30-7:15

Individual practice tracks and cantata books will be available in September in the choir room.

Childcare is provided during all rehearsals.

Music Ministries is under the direction of Bess Desta.

Women’s Ministry

Our Fall Retreat is coming up on Saturday, November 3rd.

Crossings: Stone to Stone – We’ll spend the day studying the word and enjoying God’s creation at the Camp Maranatha Conference center. Teacher Suzanne Matthews will teach us from the Book of Joshua on the circumstances of our lives and how we can win with God on our side.

Register for the Retreat

 

Children’s Ministry

Come join the crowd!  Our annual Christmas play practices will begin Sunday, October 22nd and run through the play, which is December 9th.  All children ages 2 and up are welcome to participate!

Rehearsals are in the sanctuary from 4-5 on Sunday afternoons.

If you have any questions, please contact Bess Desta.

Sunday Mornings

Sunday Worship Service is at 10:30

Our Sunday morning service tends toward the traditional in style with modern elements woven in throughout.  Our focus is singing, praying, reading and preaching the Word, and we always attempt to draw the entire congregation into the activity of worship. The sermons are expositional in nature and style, and we enjoy the wonderful fellowship of gathering together to worship the Lord, to learn what He has for us, and then to go out and live it within our community.

Sunday School begins at 9:15

Children’s Sunday School

Nursery – Ages 6 weeks – 2 years old provided.

Preschool class – A short Bible lesson with age appropriate activities mixed with play time.

Kindergarten / 1st Grade – Bible story time with related activities; songs and Shorter Catechism as well as Bible Memory Verses included.

2nd / 3rd / 4th/ 5th Grade – Bible story time with related activities; Shorter Catechism as well as Bible Memory Verses included.

Young Adult Sunday School

6th-12th Grade – Scripture-based lessons with open discussion format. Subjects appropriate and of interest for teens seeking to grow in their faith. Meets in the Youth Room.

College Students – College classes meet seasonally when college students are home on break. For more info, contact Dan: dan@centralpresb.org

Adult Sunday School

Caldwell Class – For Senior Adults.

Men’s Class- For men of any age. Studies Biblical books.

Chapel Class – For Adults of any age. Studies Scripture topically.

Cooper House Class – For Couples. Meets in the large classroom upstairs in the Cooper House.

Women’s Class- For women of any age. Studies a variety of devotional books and video series.

 

Family Ministries

Come join the crowd!  Our annual Christmas play practices will begin Sunday, October 22nd and run through the play, which is December 9th.  All children ages 2 and up are welcome to participate!

Our Christian Education department exists to equip parents to instill Biblical principles in their children from birth through adulthood.

Through weekly Sunday School, Children’s Choir and regular service projects, we seek to model the love of Christ to our children from an early age.

We also run special programs throughout the year such as VBS and the annual Christmas Play.

For more information on the Christian Education department, please contact the church at (256)534-8446.

 

For Youth

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Our Youth Ministry serves 6th- through 12th graders and beyond.

In addition to weekly Sunday School, we also have Youth Group on Sunday nights, do service projects, mission trips and special events like whitewater rafting, ski trips and others.

We exist to partner with young adults as they navigate the transition to adulthood and ensure they have a Biblical foundation as they enter their formative years.

For more info contact Dan Kish   dan@centralpresb.org

 

For Women

To Glorify God – Know Him More – Love Others Well

Tuesday Fall Bible Study Devotional
Fall Sunday School – Hoping for Something Better

Our Women’s Ministry Team desires to create deep community through Bible study, quarterly events, yearly retreats, and small group fellowship. In all that we do our heart is to glorify God together, grow in our intimacy with the Lord Jesus Christ, and then move from a position of Spirit filled power to express love and grace to our neighbors.

Fall 2018 Happenings: 

Women’s Sunday School – studying Hoping for Something Better. 9:15 in the Cooper House Parlor.

Tuesday Bible Study – studying Sermon on the Mount. 10:00 in the front left parlor of the Cooper House.  Nursery is provided.

Thursday Bible Study – studying the Book of Revelation. 10:00 in the Mollie Byrne Room. Nursery is provided.

Fall Women’s RetreatCrossings: Stone by Stone – Bible teacher and author, Suzanne Matthews will use the book of Joshua to discuss crossings – or life circumstances – we all face, our resistance to change, and that “we cannot get to victory without God.”

Saturday, November 3rd at Camp Maranatha from 9AM-4PM

Register for the Retreat

We’d love to hear from you! For more information on Women’s Ministry please click here or email us: womensministry@centralpresb.org

For Men

man with coffeeOur men’s ministry is centered around fellowship, accountability and strong scriptural foundations. The Men’s Sunday School class meets weekly year round and focuses on Books of the Bible.

In addition, there is a men’s Bible study and lunch that meets weekly during the Wednesday lunch hour during the school year, led by Rev. Dr. Jenkins in the Cooper House.

For more information on Men’s Ministry and how you can get involved, contact the church office at 256-534-8446.

 

Prime Timers

Our Senior Adults ministry meets regularly for outings, fellowship and studying the Word.

The Caldwell Sunday School class meets in the Mollie Byrne room in the education wing at 9:00 on Sunday mornings.

In addition, there is a monthly Prime Timers Luncheon that meets in the Cooper House for fellowship and a special presentation from local ministries or speakers as well as regular outings to performances and local restaurants.

For more information on senior adult ministries, contact the church at 256-534-8446.