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Weekly News

Gifts for Kids | Due by December 7 

‘Tis the season for giving! Gifts for Kids is our annual opportunity to bless the children of Boyd and Weaver Elementary Schools and the students of Pipkin Middle School. The gift provided by Central Assembly may be the only gift some kids receive this Christmas. Gift tags were distributed last Sunday morning. If you missed out, you can still pick up a tag at the Connect Counter.

Here are some shopping reminders. For grades K through 5, purchase a gift valued between $10 and $15. Check the toy packaging for the suggested age range. For grades 6 through 8, purchase a $10 gift card. More information is available herePlease do not wrap the gifts! Simply attach the tag to the gift and bring it to church by Sunday, December 7. Thank you for your history of gift-giving, Central family. Thank you for your generosity still to come!


Hands of Hope | December 2 | 6:20-8:30pm | 333 S. Patterson

Fusion has scheduled another volunteer night for students to serve at the Convoy of Hope distribution center. Students under age 12 must be accompanied by a parent. A volunteer registration and liability release form must be completed. If you have questions, e-mail us.


Veterans Connection | December 6 | 8:30am | VFW Post

This group meets the first Saturday of each month for breakfast, fellowship, and support. All veterans, National Guard, Reservists, and active duty personnel are welcome to join us. For more information, contact Wayne Warner.


Guys’ Breakfast | December 6 | 9am | Hemingway’s

This group of young guys meets the first Saturday of each month at Hemingway’s (located in Bass Pro) for fellowship and prayer. If you would like more information, please contact Jon Woodward.


News & Updates | Sign up and be informed!

Winter weather can throw a wrench in church service schedules. If you wonder whether a service is cancelled, you can find that information on our website, our Facebook page, or by signing up for News & Updates. When you sign up, weather-related news will be delivered to your inbox, along with information about special services and events. For more information, contact us.


Kids’ Christmas Program | December 7 | 6:00p | MPH

Sunday evening, December 7, Kids, INC. presents In a Galilee Far, Far Away. The Cherub Choir and Chime Choir will also perform in this ever-delightful Christmas program. Find more information here.


Legacy Christmas Dinner | December 12 | 6:30p | MPH

The annual Legacy Christmas Dinner will be Friday, December 12, at 6:30pm in the Multipurpose Hall. The theme this year is “White Christmas.” The evening will feature a delicious meal, incredible fellowship, and a beautiful Christmas program. At the time of ticket purchase, please select a meal. Meal choices are available here. Tickets are $18 per person through Sunday, December 7; $20 after. Seating will begin at 6:10pm. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm. The evening will conclude with the Christmas program. The attire should be festive business casual. If you have questions, please contact us.


Neighbors Day | December 13 | 9:00a | Central Assembly

Our next Food Pantry and Oil Change Ministry will be Saturday, December 13. At this time of year, many of our regular volunteers are unavailable due to other commitments, so we need extra volunteers during the holidays. With only a 2-hour commitment, you can help bless our neighbors. If you would like to help, please contact us. Let us know if you would like to volunteer for the Food Pantry or Oil Change Ministry.


Christmas Festival | December 14 | 6:00p | Sanctuary

It’s almost time for our annual Christmas Festival! This festive event has become a tradition for many families and friends in our community. The evening will feature Central Assembly’s Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra, along with the JuBELLant Ringers, as they present a variety of contemporary and traditional favorites. Special guests include the Central High School Concert Choir and renowned English sacred music composer Philip Stopford. The night will culminate in a beautiful candle lighting ceremony.  Join us as we celebrate Jesus’ birth, God’s greatest gift to us. This event is a gift to our community. Invite your friends and neighbors!


Christmas Eve Service | December 24 | 5:00p | Sanctuary

There is no better way to spend Christmas Eve than in worship and reflection.  Join us as we gather to celebrate the wonderful gift of Jesus’ birth. The service begins at 5:00pm in the sanctuary. This service has become a Christmas Eve tradition for many families. It’s also a great opportunity to invite your friends and family!