Sunday, January 17, is Sanctity of Life Sunday. Cindi Boston, founder and CEO of Springfield Pregnancy Care Center, will be our morning guest speaker. Cindi has recently accepted a position as vice president of Heartbeat International. January 17 is also Connect Sunday. No matter your age or stage of life, Central has a group for you. Get engaged! Get connected! We’re better together! Continuing our January prayer emphasis, the acclaimed movie War Room will be shown in the sanctuary at 6:00p. Join us for movie night with the church family!
Sunday morning we will have separate gatherings for men and women. January 24 is Host Family Worship Sunday. John Maempa will be our speaker. Our free Wednesday ESL class resumed January 13. Invite your international friends to join us Wednesdays at 6:30p in Room 123. If you have any questions about our international ministries, e-mail us.
This Wednesday night, as well as next Wednesday, our own Richard Hammer will continue to share magnificent photos and insights gained through his study of astronomy. Join us every Wednesday night for solid Bible teaching, insightful table discussions, and prayer. Come early for coffee and fellowship!
Open enrollment for the Sanctuary Choir is going on right now. If you enjoy singing, please join us. We rehearse on Wednesday nights and sing on Sunday mornings. If you would like more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three 9-week elective studies are beginning this month. They are Living Free: Anger (begins January 31); Living Free: Insight (begins January 31); and Financial Peace University (begins January 17). For information about each study, visit our electives page.
Are you going through a difficult time? We can help. A Stephen Minister cares, listens, encourages, and provides emotional and spiritual support to those going through a crisis or difficult time. To learn how you can receive confidential care, contact Pastor David in the church office, 417.862.5013.
If you would like to become a Stephen Minister, pick up a registration packet at the Connect Counter and return it to Pastor David before the next class on January 24. To learn more about this ministry, or if you know someone who can benefit from connecting with a Stephen Minister, please contact Pastor David at the church office number, 417.862.5013.
The Membership Class is for everyone who wants to explore membership and who desires to learn more about Central’s history, organization, vision, and values. Please pre-register by signing up via the bulletin or by e-mailing us.