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Weekly News

Annual Business Meeting | March 6 | 6:00p | Sanctuary

Our annual business meeting will be next Sunday, March 6, at 6:00p in the sanctuary. We’ll have the opportunity to look back and review God’s blessings and faithfulness throughout 2015, as well as look forward and anticipate what He will do through us in 2016. We have begun our Twenty20 campaign to pay down our mortgage in the next 4 years as we continue to improve and renew our facilities. For each dollar given, 75 cents will go directly to our mortgage principle; 25 cents will go toward special projects around our facilities. The election of two deacons is also on the meeting agenda. Remember that only official members may vote. Others are welcome to come and observe. Join us for this important night for the Central Assembly family!

International Ministries | 10:30a | Fusion Auditorium

This Sunday Pastor Daisuke will speak on “Faithful Walk with God” from 1 Samuel 2:27-36. Here’s a reminder that our free ESL class is every Wednesday night at 6:30. Please invite your international friends. It’s a great way to practice your conversational English.  If you would like to learn more about our international ministries, stop by the Connect Counter and pick up a current group menu. Or you may always e-mail us at international@centralassembly.org.

Wednesday Night Bible Study | March 2 | 6:30p | MPH

This Wednesday night Sevo Lwali will continue our Bible study series, Book of James, with “Temptation and Our Flesh.” Join us every Wednesday night for solid Bible teaching and insightful table discussions. Come early for coffee and fellowship!

Legacy Breakfast | March 3 | 8:30a | Multipurpose Hall

Our next Legacy breakfast is Thursday, March 3. After you enjoy a delicious home-style breakfast, plan to stay for After Breakfast Linger Longer. We’ll have a free movie with mid-movie snack. Get your breakfast tickets at the Legacy Counter. They are $6.00 in advance or $6.50 at the door. Remember if your celebrate a birthday in March, your breakfast is free.

Young Adults on Ice | March 4 | 7:00p | Mediacom Ice Park

College and young adults, let’s get together for a fun night of ice skating! Join us Friday, March 4, at Mediacom Ice Park from 7:00-8:45p. The cost is only $6.50. If you have questions, please contact us.

Youth Spring Retreat | March 11-13 | Windermere Conference Center

Hey, students! You don’t want to miss this year’s spring retreat. The theme is “The Path: Following God in Discipleship.” The cost is $85; scholarships are available if needed. All registrations and payments are due by Wednesday, March 9. Pick up a registration form at the Fusion Information Booth.

Easter Egg Hunt | March 19 | 9:30a | Fusion Center

We need lots of volunteers for this fun, energetic annual event, including help with games, snacks, crafts, and face painting. To volunteer and help us serve our kids and community, sign up on the bulletin information card or e-mail us. We also need lots of bags of individually-wrapped candy to stuff thousands of eggs. For your convenience, donation baskets are located at the ends of the foyer.

Central Men’s Softball | Season begins April 4

Hey, guys! If you love the crack of a bat connecting with a ball, the smell of a leather ball glove, and the friendly camaraderie of playing on a team, Central softball is for you! Our season begins April 4. We have room for both serious players and guys who have never played before. Sign up on the bulletin information card or at the Connect Counter by Sunday, March 20.

Oil Change Ministry Volunteers | 2nd Saturdays | 9:00a

Our Oil Change Ministry provides free oil changes for single moms, widows, and wives of deployed military personnel on the second Saturday morning of every month. We currently need volunteers to help with oil changes. All levels of competency are needed. Sign up on the bulletin information card or e-mail neighbors@centralassembly.org.

Weekend To Remember Conference | April 8-10 | Branson

Family Life’s inspiring Weekend To Remember conference for married and engaged couples is coming to Chateau on the Lake April 8-10. You’ll receive our group discount when you register by April 8 with our group name—marriagecentral (written as one word). Hotel reservations must be made directly with Chateau on the Lake. The discounted room rate for the conference is $119 a night. Call them at 888-333-5253 before March 25, 2016. Email us if you’d like more information.

Need a Stephen Minister? | Confidential care for those in crisis

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.