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Weekly News – August 14


Sunday, August 14 | 10:30a | Sanctuary

This Sunday morning Pastor Jeff will conclude his Keep Calm series from Philippians. Remember that Sunday evening services will not meet during the month of August. This is to give our faithful volunteers, especially those in our kids ministries, a nice break before the busy fall season.

Day of Caring Project | August 14 | Connect Counter

One of our projects for United Way’s Day of Caring is to bless University Child Care Center with school supplies. We are collecting black sharpies, dry erase markers, washable markers, Crayola crayons, assorted stickers, 8 1/2 x 11 construction paper, 3-oz Dixie cups, children’s toothpaste, scotch tape, zip lock bags in quarter and gallon sizes, glue bottles, and glue sticks. All supplies should be delivered to the Connect Counter by Sunday morning, August 14.

PeeWee Bible Quiz Meeting | August 14 | 9:15a | Room 305

A new Bible quiz season is coming up. If you have a kindergartner through 2nd grader and are interested, the PeeWee meeting will be Sunday, August 14 at 9:15a in Room 305. Bible Quiz is a fun, exciting way to learn God’s Word!

Central’s Moms Groups | August 14 | Foyer

Moms, if you have babies or teenagers or any age in between, we have a moms group for you, even if you don’t attend Central. A table will be set up in the foyer this Sunday with registration and group information. If you have young children, you must register by August 31 to secure a spot for childcare. You may drop registrations in the offering bag or in the blue mailbox next to the kids’ registration counter. All meetings will start in September.

Wednesday Night Bible Study | August 17 | 6:30p | MPH

Join us this Wednesday night as Dr. Marc Turnage continues our series on the Holy Land called Windows Into the Bible. Come and see how the land, languages, and culture of the Holy Land can help us better understand the Bible. Come early for fellowship with friends over a cup of coffee.

Sanctuary Choir Open | August 17 | 6:30p | Choir Room

Open enrollment for the Sanctuary Choir will begin Wednesday, August 17. If you enjoy singing, please join us. We rehearse on Wednesday nights and minister on Sunday mornings. If you have questions, please contact Pastor Chad.

International Prayer Meeting | August 17 | 6:30p | Room 125

Join us for our Wednesday prayer meeting for internationals. Daniel Wen will be our guest speaker. Remember that during August we’ll continue to join the main sanctuary service on Sunday mornings. We appreciate all our host families past and present. If you are interested in being a host family this coming academic year, please e-mail us. Our free ESL class will resume Wednesday, August 24.

Thursday AM Prayer | August 18 | 6:30a | Chapel

On Thursday, August 4, we starting meeting for prayer in the chapel from 6:30-7:30a. If interested, you’re welcome to join us anytime. We’ll be praying for our nation, upcoming elections, our church, families—whatever the need may be. We believe God is going to do great things!

Weaver Meet the Teacher | August 16 | Weaver Elementary

We are looking for volunteers to help with games, food, and inflatables at this event. Contact us if you’d like to help.

RangerKids Day Camp | August 20 

Ranger Kids Day Camp is Saturday, August 20. All boys K-3rd grade are encouraged to attend this fun day of field events. For information and to sign up for transportation, visit the Ranger table in the foyer on Sunday morning or contact your Ranger commander on Wednesday night.

Dads & Lads Campout | August 26-27 

Our annual Dads & Lads Campout is a great event for all ages. There’ll be field games, archery, shooting, fishing, canoeing, and swimming. Older boys will enjoy high ropes, climbing towers, and zip lines. For more information and to sign up, visit the Ranger table in the foyer.

Sunday School Teachers Needed | 9:00a | Kids’ Education Area

We currently need teachers for 1st through 3rd grades. If you to help give kids a strong biblical foundation, please consider this ministry. Contact us for more information.