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Central News – April 10


Holy Week at Central

Holy Week began with our Palm Sunday services. In morning worship Dr. Jim Bradford gave us a powerful message, “The Amazing Jesus Journey.” If you missed it, you can listen online here. Holy Week will continue with our Good Friday service at 7:00 on April 14, culminating with our Resurrection Sunday service on April 16 at both 9:00 and 10:30. Here’s what is coming up the rest of this week and beyond.

Living Free Groups | April 11 | 6:00p | Room 122

No one is immune to struggles in this life. Living Free groups help us learn to face life’s challenges. New sessions of “Facing Fear, Finding Faith” and “Free To Grow” begin this Tuesday night. Regular meetings will be on Sunday evenings unless there’s no evening service or a holiday falls on a Sunday. Contact us if you’re interested in either of these groups.

Wednesday Night Bible Study | April 12 | 6:30p | MPH

This Wednesday night a panel will wrap-up our series exploring Joshua, Judges, and Ruth. If you’re not plugged in on Wednesday nights, join us for teaching, table discussions, and prayer, along with great fellowship.

Good Friday Service | April 14 | 7:00p | Sanctuary

Join us Good Friday evening for “Reflections on the Cross.” The evening will feature Scripture readings, music from the choir and orchestra, communion, and a short message from Dr. Jim Bradford.

Easter Celebration | April 15 | 9:30 | Fusion Center

Our Family Easter Celebration is Saturday, April 15 from 9:30-11:30am. We’ll have fun games, inflatables, petting area, crafts, snacks, and an Easter egg hunt. The brand-new Road to Resurrection experience will take you back in time to the week leading up to Jesus’ death and resurrection. Bring the family for this fun-filled morning!

Resurrection Sunday | April 16 | 9:00 & 10:30a | Sanctuary

Join the church family to celebrate the miracle and joy of Jesus’ life. Together we’ll praise with music from the choir and orchestra and a message by Dr. Jim Bradford. We will not have evening services or activities on Easter. Enjoy celebrating the Good News with your family and friends.

GriefShare |  April 23 | 6:00pm | Room 203

GriefShare is a nationally-known 12-week session for those grieving the loss of someone close. Each meeting includes a video featuring top experts on grief and recovery subjects, followed by a time of discussion and prayer. Check out our GriefShare page for more information.

Essentials of Faith Class | April 23 | 6:00p | Room 123

This class for new believers will help set you on the right path in your Christian walk. Contact us if you’d like to sign up.

Men@Central Golf Tournament | April 29 | 1:00p

Guys, join us for our Central Par 3 18-Hole Shootout. The 2-man scramble will be at the Oscar Bloom Course, the par 3 course at Payne Stewart Golf Course, located at 1825 E. Norton. The cost is $20 per person. Sign up at the foyer table on April 16 and 23.

Membership Class | April 30 | 6:00p | Room 123

This class is for everyone who wants to explore membership or learn more about Central Assembly. Contact us to sign up.

Water Baptism Class | May 7 | 6:00p | Room 123

If you’d like to follow Jesus’ example and be baptized in water, sign up for our water baptism class. It’s required if you want to be baptized on May 21 in the 10:30 service.

Embrace Girls Night Out | May 12 | 6:00p | MPH

Ladies, have you bought your ticket for Embrace Girls Night Out, featuring Sara Groves? Pre-show appetizers and connect time will be at 6:00, then Sara’s concert will begin at 7:00. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Embrace table in the foyer or online here. Tickets are required for entry.