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Central News – August 6


Sunday | August 6 | 10:30a

A variety of Sunday morning groups begin at 9:00. They’re a great way to start Sunday mornings. If you’re not already plugged into a group, pick up a group menu at the Information Counter to learn what’s available. This Sunday morning Students Pastor Christian Rodriguez speaks in the sanctuary service. Remember evening services and activities will not meet. If you’re looking for a church home, we’re saving you a seat at Central!

Sunday Nights in August

Sunday evening services and activities will not meet during the month of August. This gives those who faithfully serve in various church ministries a break before the busy fall season. Also, evening services and activities will not meet on Sunday, September 3, Labor Day weekend.

International Ministries | August 6 | 9:00a | Room 123

This Sunday morning Gary Wornica begins a 16-week series on the foundations of international ministry. Everyone interested in cross-cultural ministry is welcome to join us. International prayer meeting will meet Wednesday, August 9, at 6:30p in Room 125. For more information about our international ministries, please contact international@centralassembly.org.

General Council 2017 | August 7-11 | Anaheim, CA

Please pray for the many from the Assemblies of God Fellowship and our own church family who are in Anaheim for the 57th General Council. Let’s unite with them in prayer as the next steps of our Fellowship are determined, asking for God’s wisdom and plan for us to prevail. You can find more information and a livestream schedule as well as a live feed of the National Youth Convention at generalcouncil.ag.org.

Looking for a Few Host Families

Thanks to those who signed up to the be host families for international students this school year. We still have a few students who need families. About once a month, invite your students over for dinner, play board games, go to a ballgame—show them American culture. If interested contact us at international@centralassembly.org.

Wednesday Night Bible Study | August 9 | 6:30p | MPH

Biblical narratives are true, crucially important, and often complex. This week in WNBS Pastor David Jayne will continue our series, God’s Story, with “The Life Journey & Impact of Joseph.” Come early for coffee and fellowship.

Neighbors Ministries | August 12 | 9:00a | Central Assembly

On Saturday, August 12, our Food Pantry, Oil Change Ministry, and Neighbors Kids will be in action. The Oil Change Ministry— for single moms, widows, and wives of deployed military personnel— begins at 9:00. The Food Pantry begins at 9:30. If your Saturdays are full, other Neighbors Ministries offer opportunities to get involved. The Cents of Pride Store at Weaver Elementary (help stock and staff store once a month), Pipkin Music Instrument Program (donate good used band or orchestra instruments), and DNA (Drury Neighborhood Activities) youth outreach are all wonderful outreaches. If you’d like to be a part of any of these ministries, contact neighbors@centralassembly.org.

Meet the Teacher | August 15 | 2:00p | Weaver Elementary

Weaver Meet the Teacher will be Tuesday, August 15. You can get involved by helping serve food, face painting, running carnival games, or supervising the bounce house. If you’d like to join the fun, contact us.

Love To Sing? | August 16 | 6:30p | Choir Room

Open enrollment for the Central Choir begins Wednesday, August 16. We rehearse on Wednesday nights and minister on Sunday mornings. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Chad.

Community Offering | August 20 | 10:30a | Sanctuary

On Sunday, August 20, a special offering will be received to support our Neighbors Ministries. Thank you for your generosity in giving of your finances and time, enabling us to make a real difference in our community.

Moms Groups Start Soon

Moms, if you have babies or teens or any age in between, we have a moms group for you! Day and night groups for moms of preschoolers (MOPS) and a Sunday night group for moms of K-12 graders (HiLo Moms) require registration in advance. Groups start in September. Pick up a form at the Information Counter or email us to register.

New Baby in the House?

If you’ve been blessed with a new bundle of joy, we’d like to bless you with a small gift from Central Assembly. So notify us if you or someone you know has a new baby. Call the church office at 417-866-5013 or email us with all the details. We look forward to welcoming your precious new addition to our church family.

Sermon Archive | www.centralassembly.podbean.com

If you miss a service or would like to listen to a sermon again, visit our Sermon Archive. You’ll find a collection of sermons dating from 2003 to the present. Like us on Facebook, and you’ll see Sunday morning sermon recaps posted on Mondays. Join the conversation!