This will be an exciting week at Central Assembly! Camp Meeting ’15 begins Thursday, July 9 and continues through Friday, July 10. You’ll find details about this popular event later in this edition of Weekly News. The special music guest during Camp Meeting will be singer, songwriter, author, and talk show host Janet Paschal. We are excited that Janet, who has released 16 solo albums, will be in concert at Central Assembly on Sunday evening, July 12, at 6:00.
Janet has multiple Grammy, Dove, and fan award nominations. Familiar songs include, “Take These Burdens,” “Hide Me, Rock of Ages,” “Another Soldier’s Coming Home,” “I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel,” “God Will Make a Way,” “If I’d Had My Way,” “Washed in the Blood,” “Born Again,” and many more. Janet performs over 120 concerts a year and has been featured in women’s conferences and special events throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has appeared on numerous Gaither Homecoming shows hosted by legendary songwriters, Bill and Gloria Gaither. This concert is free and open to the public. Invite your friends and neighbors!
Learn more about Janet’s ministry and career.
This week Arlene Allen will continue our Holy Spirit series with “The Fruit of the Spirit: Love.” Throughout this series we are learning about different facets of the Holy Spirit’s work in our lives. Join us every Wednesday for fellowship, Bible teaching, and discussion.
Camp Meeting ’15 is coming up July 9 & 10. Join us for a wonderful time of teaching, preaching, worship, singing, food, and fellowship. The meeting kicks off Thursday, July 9, at 8:30am. On Friday, July 10, the day begins at 9:45am. Speakers are Dr. Jim Bradford, Rev. Don Miller, Pastor Jeff Peterson, and Pastor Don Tucker. Special music guest is Janet Paschal, who will also be in concert in the sanctuary on Sunday evening, July 12. Worship will be led by Rev. Dennis Franck. Meals will be provided free. Lunch will be served at 12:30pm, and dinner will be served at 5:30pm each day. The event is for all ages and is absolutely free, but registration is required no later than Sunday, July 5, at the Legacy Counter. E-mail us if you have questions. Invite your friends!
The second Saturday morning of each month we serve our neighbors through our Food Pantry and Oil Change Ministry. We need new volunteers for both of these ministries. Oil Change Ministry begins at 9am; Food Pantry begins at 9:30am. You can make a big difference with just a 2-hour investment once a month. If are interested in this vital ministry to our neighbors, please contact us.
This workshop, for young married couples, is led by Shawn Moreland. Learn how to strengthen your marriage, adding fun and inspiration along the way. Meals and couples’ workbooks are free. Openings are limited. Visit the Connect Counter for information and to register. You may e-mail us if you have questions.
The Membership Class is for everyone who wants to explore membership and who desires to learn more about Central Assembly’s history, organization, vision, and values. The class will meet Sunday, July 19, at 6pm in Room 204. Please pre-register by signing up on the Sunday bulletin, or contact us.
MEGA Sports Camp is a great summer camp for your kids and an excellent opportunity for them to invite their friends. Registration forms are available at the Kids’ Registration Desk. Forms, plus a $15 fee, are due by July 13. We need lots of volunteers! Coaches are needed for many areas, including basketball, baseball, soccer, flag football, volleyball, chess, cooking, and Pre-K Leader. Questions about the camp or volunteering? Contact us.
The Sunday morning international service, as well as the international prayer meeting, will not meet during the month of July. Please plan to join the main services in the sanctuary.
We are looking for host families for the new semester. A host family spends time with 2-3 international students at least once a month to share American culture and God’s love. If you are interested in this ministry to students far from home, please contact us.
International Ministries offers free ESL classes for all internationals. Our summer meetings will continue through Wednesday, July 29. We go off campus every Wednesday and have fun learning conversational English. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Scholarship forms are available in the church office for the 2015-16 school year. New high school graduates who have been an active participant at Central for the past 2 years and will be a full-time student at Evangel or Global University are eligible to apply. Application forms are due by July 31.
Kids Are Central needs teachers in the Preschool area (ages 2-5). Whether you can volunteer once a month or every week, we need you! Contact us if you can help!
Central Assembly and SingleMomzRock teamed up to create “Empowered for Life,” a 16-week, curriculum-based program designed to provide resources for single moms who are lifting themselves out of poverty. We are looking for women to serve as mentors to these mothers and walk alongside them through their journey. If interested, please contact Anthony or call the church office.