1301 North Boonville Avenue, Springfield MO 65802 Services: Sunday 10:30a & 6:00p | Wednesday 6:30p

Weekly News

Upcoming All-Church Events 

March 22 • Annual Business Meeting
Our annual business meeting was postponed due to winter weather and unsafe road conditions. The meeting has been rescheduled for next Sunday, March 22 at 6pm. We will have the opportunity to review God’s faithfulness in 2014, elect two deacons, and look ahead to another great year of continued ministry in 2015. It’s exciting to see what God is doing and anticipate what He is going to do!

March 27-29 • A Weekend with Joni & Friends
We’re excited to host beloved Christian speaker, author, and ministry leader Joni Eareckson Tada! This special weekend includes An Evening with Joni & Friends on Friday, March 27. Lunch with Joni, a special event for the disabled community, will be on Saturday, March 28. Then on Sunday, March 29, we’ll welcome Joni to share her heart during our 10:00a worship service. At 6:00p, join us for Songs of Hope, an evening of worship through music. This Palm Sunday concert will feature our Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra, along with Joni. Admission is free. For complete details on all these events, please visit here.

March 28 • Easter Egg Hunt
Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 28 from 10am to 12pm. Bring your kids, your friends, and your neighbors. Come ready for a fun time filled with games, snacks, crafts, face-painting, inflatables, and egg hunting, of course! We’ll serve our kids and community as we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. We need lots of volunteers for a variety of activities. Run a carnival game, assist with a cute kids’ craft, make that perfect snow cone—there’s a place for you! If you’re interested, please contact us. We also need LOTS of individually-wrapped candy to fill eggs. Baskets for donation drop-offs are located at each end of the foyer. Thank you for making donations! Without your help with candy and activities, this event would not be possible.


Fusion Bowling | March 15 | 6:00p | Lighthouse Lanes

Sunday, March 15 will be Fusion Bowling Night at Lighthouse Lanes. Cost is $5 for shoes and the first game. Each additional game is $1. Drop off is at 6:00; pick up is at 7:30. Get ready to put on those bowling shoes and roll!


Men’s Breakfast Fellowship | March 21 | 8:00a | Perkins Restaurant

This group of men meets for encouragement, fellowship, and prayer the third Saturday of each month. All men are welcome. For more information, please contact Vic.


LFTL Banquet | March 26 | 7:00p | Praise Assembly

The 2015 Springfield North Light for the Lost Banquet is coming up Thursday, March 26. The speaker will be James McHaffie. Pastors and spouses will receive complimentary steak dinners. Others may purchase dinner tickets for $7 each at the Connect Counter. Light for the Lost raises funds to buy literature for missions. Join us for this night of food and fellowship!


VOX • 2015 Spring Retreat | March 27-29 | Eagle Rock Retreat Center

Students, join us as we tackle the goal of hearing God by first asking ourselves, “Are you listening?” All the necessary forms may be picked up at the Connect Counter, Fusion office, or Fusion Information booth before or after Wednesday service. Keep in mind that medical release forms must be notarized. Registration is due by March 20. We hope you all join us!


Weekend To Remember | April 17-19 | Chateau on the Lake, Branson

The Weekend To Remember marriage conference is coming to Branson.  You may register through our group—marriagecentral—by April 17 and receive our group discount. You must make your own hotel reservations by calling 888.333.5253. The discounted rate is $109 a night. If interested, please contact Pastor Mike.


Ministry to the Visually Impaired | Would you like to be a part?

We are now compiling a list of individuals who would like to be part of a new ministry to reach those in our community who are visually impaired. If you would like to be involved, please sign up on the Sunday bulletin or call the church office and ask for Pastor David. You will be contacted with information about the first meeting.


Reviving Prayer Service | Saturdays | 7:00p | Fusion Auditorium

Got plans for Saturday night? Consider gathering with other believers at our reviving prayer service. We meet every Saturday evening for a time of uplifting music, powerful teaching, and encouraging prayer. The service is led by Shawn Downey. Everyone is welcome!


Free ESL Class | Tuesdays & Wednesdays | Room 123

International Ministries offers free ESL classes for all internationals. Meetings are on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30p and Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00p. Join us in Room 123 and practice conversational English. If you have any questions, please contact international@centralassembly.org.


Zumba at Central | Tuesdays | 9:00a | Fusion Gym

Ladies, if you need help keeping your resolution to exercise more, join us for Zumba each Tuesday from 9-10a. The class is a dance fitness program set to Christian music. Certified trainer, Tammi Nelson, will help you get up and moving. All ages are welcome. No childcare is provided. For more information, contact us.