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Weekly News

New Wednesday Night Bible Study | September 9 | 6:30pm | Multipurpose Hall

We believe the Scriptures are inspired by God and declare His design and plan for all of mankind. What is the best way to study the Bible? Why should we study God’s Word? Which is the best version? How do I apply the Bible to everyday life? This Wednesday night we’ll kick off a new series, People of the Book. The series will run from September 9 through November 18 and will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction: Why Study the Bible?
  • Interpreting the Bible
  • Thinking Contextually
  • Inductive Bible Study Method
  • All Those Different Versions!
  • Study Bibles, Commentaries & Other Study Aids
  • Bible Study & the Ancient Context
  • Applying the Word

Speakers throughout the series will be Pastor Jeff Peterson, Dr. Don Johns, Dr. Vince Medina, and Dr. Fred Haltom. Let’s join together in studying the best-selling Book of all time!

International News | September 6 | 10:30a | Fusion Center

Pastor Yoriko will speak on “God Is on Our Side” from 1 Kings 19:1-19. Thank you to those who have signed up to be host families for international students. We need seven more families! A Host Family Program orientation will follow the service at 12:15pm in the Fusion Center. If you are an international student who wants an American host family or an American family who would like to host an international student, please join us!

Labor Day Weekend | September 5-7

We will not have evening services or activities on Sunday, September 6. Also, the church office will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Coffee & Text | Sundays | 9:15a | Fusion Center

Welcome back, students! You’re invited to join us for a simple time of coffee and conversation on the Scriptures Sunday mornings at 9:15. This semester we are studying The Pastoral Letters. For more information, contact Pastor Nik.

Parent Meeting | September 9 | 6:00p | Chapel

A parent meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 9 at 6pm in the chapel. The purpose of the meeting is to help parents get a handle on what’s happening in our world regarding pornography and how we can protect our children and families.

Women’s Prayer & Share | September 10 | 9:30a | Chapel Foyer

Women of all ages are welcome to join us for a time of book study, sharing, and praying for each other every Thursday beginning September 10. For more information, please e-mail connect@centralassembly.org.

Neighbors Day | September 12 | 9:00a | Central Assembly

Saturday, September 12, we will serve our neighbors through our Food Pantry and Oil Change Ministry. The Oil Change Ministry will begin at 9am; Food Pantry will begin at 9:30am. We need new volunteers for both ministries. You can make a big difference with just a 2-hour investment of time once a month. E-mail neighbors@centralassembly.org to find out more!

Water Baptism Class | September 13 | 5:00p | Choir Room

If you would like to be baptized in water, please sign up to attend our required water baptism class on Sunday, September 13. Adults meet at 5:00pm. Kids meet at 5:30pm. To sign up, see the Sunday bulletin or e-mail us.

Fall Bible Studies Begin Soon

Three new studies are starting soon: Conqueror Series: The Battle Plan for Purity. This cinematic 5-week study for men by Dr. Ted Roberts, a former Marine fighter pilot, will begin Sunday, September 13, at 6:00pm in Room 223. A companion workbook is $10. Hosea: Unfailing Love Changes Everything. This 7-week study for women by Jennifer Rothschild will begin Tuesday, September 15, at 6:45pm in Room 222. A companion workbook is $13. Free To Grow: Overcoming Setbacks & Disappointments. This 12-week journey by Dr. Jimmy Ray Lee will begin Sunday, September 13, in Room 122. Leaving hindrances and rejection behind, we can discover complete freedom to grow in Christ. A companion workbook is $11. If you would like to join any of these studies, e-mail connect@centralassembly.org to sign up!

MOPPETS Teachers & Assistants | 1st & 3rd Tuesdays beginning September 15

MOPS is looking for teachers and assistants to work with kids ages infant to preschool during meetings. Paid positions are available. Background check and application are required. If interested, please e-mail us.

Central Men’s Golf Classic | September 26 | 8:30a | Payne Stewart Golf Course

Men, join us for a day of fellowship and smack talk! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Shotgun start is at 8:30am. Cost is $50 and includes golf cart, range balls, and lunch. Sign up in the foyer or e-mail us.

District Men’s Retreat | September 25-27 | Cross Pointe Retreat Center

Calling all men! The Southern Missouri District Men’s Retreat is coming up in September. The speaker will be George Sawyer, founding pastor of Calvary Assembly of God, Decatur, Illinois. Come and enjoy the great food, including a two LFTL meals—a rib supper and steak dinner. Sign up for the early golf tournament. Enjoy activities including tug of war, log toss, washer toss, canoe race, knife throw, paint ball, car/bike show, biggest fish contest, and more. Register by September 13 online at somomen.com. Join us for inspiring services, engaging fellowship, and lots of fun!

Royal Ranger Mentors | Wednesdays | 6:30p | K-5th grades

Royal Rangers currently has openings for individuals to help mentor future men in our Wednesday night K-5th grade groups. If you are interested in this ministry to boys, please contact the Kids Are Central office at 417-866-5013.

Weaver School Store Volunteers

Central Assembly works closely with Weaver Elementary. We currently need volunteers to work in the Weaver school supply store and in various other places. For more information, please contact neighbors@centralassembly.org.