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Weekly News


LIVE|DEAD Concert of Prayer | September 13 | 6:00p | Sanctuary

We are pleased to host the second LIVE|DEAD Concert of Prayer Sunday night, September 13, at 6:00. Join us for this evening of strategic prayer for unreached people groups around the world and for the LIVE|DEAD teams working to reach them. Missionaries who serve on LIVE|DEAD teams will lead us in worship and prayer. Share and multiply your passion by inviting friends to join us!

International News | September 13 | 10:30a | Fusion Center

September 13 is Host Family Worship Sunday. Jonathan Hosack will speak. Students will meet with host families for the first time, and a potluck lunch will follow the service. We still need three more host families. Please contact us if you can host 2 or more international students once a month.

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.

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.

Men’s Bible Study | September 13 | 6:00p | Chapel

Our 10-week men’s Bible study on sexual integrity, The Battle for Purity, begins Sunday night, September 13, at 6:00 in the chapel. It’s not too late to sign up! You may sign up and purchase the companion workbook at the Connect Counter or at the time of the meeting. Pastor Jeff says, “Guys, I look forward to kicking off our 10-week series on sexual integrity. Bring a friend, and I’ll see you in the chapel!”

Graded Choirs Resume | September 13 | 6:00p

Kids from 4 years old to 5th grade are invited to join graded choirs. Rehearsals start Sunday, September 13 at 6:00. Check in before the service at the kids registration desk in the foyer. If you have any questions, please e-mail us.

Fusion Tribes | September 13 | 6:00p | Various Locations

Fusion Tribes are back! We’ll meet on Sundays to discuss the topic of the previous Wednesday’s sermon. Jr. High meets at the Fusion Center. Sr. High meets at north and south locations. Questions? Contact us.

Women’s Bible Study | September 15 | 6:45p | Room 222

Our 7-week women’s Bible study, “Hosea: Unfailing Love Changes Everything,” will begin on Tuesday, September 15, at 6:45pm in Room 222. It’s not too late to sign up! Sign up and purchase your workbook at the Connect Counter or at the time of the first meeting.

The Gathering | September 15 | 7:00p | Fusion Center

Attention all College and Young Adults! Join us Tuesday night for The Gathering. We’ll meet for dinner and fellowship. A $3 dinner donation is appreciated. RSVP here!

New Wednesday Night Bible Study | September 16 | 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 Pastor Jeff will begin our new series, People of the Book, with “Why Study the Bible?” The series will run 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!

An Evening with the Rachels | September 20 | 6:00p | Central Assembly

Sunday evening, September 20, will be a special night at Central with Ray and Judy Rachels. The Rachels have been in ministry together for 45 years. Judy will speak to the women in the Multipurpose Hall. At the same time, men will meet in the chapel with Ray. Join us for the wonderful evening of fellowship!

See You at the Square | September 22 | 7:00p | Downtown Square

Churches from across Springfield will gather together for worship and payer at the downtown square on Tuesday, September 22, from 7:00-8:30pm. We encourage the Central family to join with other believers to glorify God and pray for our city.

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.

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.