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Weekly News

Women@Central Holiday Lunch & Expo | November 1 | MPH

Our annual Women@Central Holiday Lunch & Expo will be Saturday, November 1. Our theme this year is “Live, Love, Share—A Beautiful Life.” The event will feature a shopping expo, an amazing panel of guest speakers, workshops on trending topics, a catered lunch from Maggie Mae’s, and an outreach opportunity to bless Weaver Elementary Store by donating new socks and underwear. Come early for shopping and workshops at 8:30am, then join us for lunch at 11:30am. Tickets are $14 and will be available at a designated table in the foyer from Sunday, September 28 through Sunday, October 26. If you would like to be a table host, your ticket price is $12. If you would like to be a vendor, please stop by our table and register. This will be a wonderful Saturday filled with friends, fellowship, and fun! If you have questions, please contact us.


2014 Chili Bowl | October 29 | 6:30pm | MPH

Calling all chili chefs! It’s almost time for our 2nd Annual Chili Bowl! This all-church event will be Wednesday, October 29 in the Multipurpose Hall. The evening will be filled with delicious chili sampling, games for the kids, and a throwdown for the best chili at Central Assembly. This is a perfect event to enter as a small group or Sunday School class. Or you can enter on your own or with a group of friends. The friendly rivalry will be bowls of fun and a night of incredible community. So roll up your sleeves, fire up that slow cooker, and get your recipe ready to claim the honor of Central Assembly top chili!  If you would like to compete in the chili cook-off, please e-mail neighbors@centralassembly.org or call 866-5013 for a registration form and copy of the competition rules. The deadline for entries is Sunday, October 19.


Register to Vote | By October 8 | US General Election

The 2014 General Election is coming up on Tuesday, November 4. The last day you can register to vote in this election is Wednesday, October 8. Get out and register, then get out and vote! For helpful information, please stop by the table in the foyer or e-mail Dennis.


Host Families Needed  | For international students far from home

We have a few international students who are on a waiting list for host families. What does a host family do? Host families offer students occasional gatherings on holidays, family dinners, birthdays, etc. If you are willing to “adopt” an international student, please contact us.


Neighbors Day  | October 11 | 9am | Central Assembly

On Saturday, October 11, we will serve our neighbors through our Food Pantry and Oil Change Ministry. We need new volunteers for both of these ministries. With only a 2-hour investment of time one Saturday morning a month, you can make a real difference! For more information, contact neighbors@centralassembly.org.


Veterans’ Connection | October 4 | 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. If you’d like more information, please contact Wayne.


Guys’ Breakfast | October 4 | 9am | Hemingway’s

This group of young guys meets the first Saturday of each month for fellowship and prayer. If you’d like more information, please contact Jon.


Water Baptism Class | September 28 | 5pm | Choir Room

If you would like to be baptized in water, please make plans to attend our required water baptism class. Adults will meet at 5:00pm; kids will meet at 5:30pm. If you have questions or would like to sign up for the class, please e-mail us.


Membership Class | October 5 | 6pm | Room 204

If you would like to explore becoming a member of Central Assembly or would like to learn more about our history, vision, organization, and values, this class is for you. Registration is required. If you have questions, please contact Sandra.


Free ESL Classes | Tuesdays & Wednesdays | Lower Foyer

We offer basic conversational English classes free to all internationals. We now meet on Tuesdays in the Boonville side of the lower foyer from 6:00-8:00pm.  We meet in the same location each Wednesday from 6:30-8:00pm. Invite your international friends!