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Weekly News

Women@Central Holiday Lunch & Expo | November 7 | 9:00a | MPH

Women@Central! You are invited to celebrate an “International Christmas” with us at our annual Holiday Lunch & Expo, coming up Saturday, November 7, from 9:00am-1:30pm in the Multipurpose Hall. Highlights will include a special message from our own Pastor Yoriko, music from an international choir, fun Christmas shopping from over 20 vendors, and inspiring workshops. Come and enjoy a fabulous lunch with delicious menu items from around the world. We’ll have a unique opportunity to bless the Convoy of Hope Syrian Refugees Project. Tickets are $14 and on sale in the foyer through Sunday, November 1. Sign up to be a table hostess, and your ticket is only $12. Visit our event page for more information. You don’t want to miss this wonderful day together!

International Service | November 2 | 10:30a | Fusion Center

This Sunday Pastor Daisuke will meet with the men in the Green Room. Pastor Yoriko will share with the women; afterward, the women will rehearse in preparation for the Women@Central Holiday Lunch & Expo. We will sing at the event on November 7.

Chili Bowl Report | Results of 3rd Annual Chili Bowl

Wednesday, October 28, we had a fun and tasty evening of fellowship. The chili cook-off had 12 teams competing for top honors. MOPS@Night walked away with the Chili Bowl Trophy. Congratulations to them and to all the teams who competed. Thanks to the hundreds of church family members who joined us for this night of community and friendship!

Legacy Breakfast | November 5 | 8:30a | MPH

Make plans now to come to our last Legacy Breakfast of the year on Thursday, November 5. All are welcome to join us as we “Give Thanks to the Lord, for He Is Good!” Tickets are available at the Legacy Counter in the foyer for $6. We will celebrate November birthdays!

Neighbors Day | November 14 | 9:00a | Central Assembly

Neighbors Day is the second Saturday morning of each month. The next day we will serve our community through our Oil Change Ministry and Food Pantry is Saturday, November 14. We need new volunteers for both these ministries. Oil Change Ministry begins at 9:00a. Food Pantry begins at 9:30a. Have questions or want to sign up? Contact us.

Fusion Fall Retreat | November 13-15 | Eagle Rock Retreat Center

Students, sign up to attend the Fusion Fall Retreat: The Tribe! The cost is $85. Scholarships are available. Forms are available at the Fusion Information Booth. Completed registration forms and fees are due by Sunday, November 8. Make sure you have a current medical release on file. Parents, registration begins Friday, November 13 at 4:00p. Pick-up is Sunday, November 15 at 2:30p. If you have questions, e-mail us.

Live|Dead Concert of Prayer | November 15 | 6:00p | Sanctuary

Central Assembly will host the third LIVE|DEAD Concert of Prayer on Sunday, November 15, from 6:00-7:30pm. Join us for an evening of strategic prayer for the unreached and the LIVE|DEAD teams working to reach them. We will be led in a time of worship and prayer through Scripture by missionaries who serve on LIVE|DEAD teams. Intercession is key; please plan to attend. The event will be available via live stream at www.livedead.org. Share and multiply your passion by inviting others to join: @LIVEDEADPRAY #LIVEDEAD

Retired Ministers Fellowship | November 16 | 12:00p | MPH

All retired and semi-retired ministers and spouses are invited to join us for Thanksgiving lunch on Monday, November 16, at noon in the MPH. Our speaker will be Bob Cirtin, Greene County Presiding Commissioner. Cost is $12 per person. Make your reservations at the RMP table in the foyer.

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery | November 21 | 9:30a | Fusion Center

We need at least 50 individuals to help deliver Thanksgiving meals to senior adults. This will be a great opportunity for families to share in doing an act of kindness for someone in need. Volunteers should meet at the Fusion Center on Saturday, November 21, at 9:30a at the Fusion Center. You may sign up at the Connect Counter or call the church office at 417-866-5013. We know we can count on you!

ESL Classes | Wednesdays | 6:30p | Room 123

Our free ESL Conversational English Classes meet Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:00p. This is a place for English language learners to come and practice their English speaking skills and make friends with native speakers. No registration is needed.

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.