Marriage Enrichment
Feb
22
to Feb 23

Marriage Enrichment

A great marriage mirrors Christ’s love for us, but it takes deliberate attention. We’re hosting a free marriage workshop on February 22nd and 23rd. Topics include: communication, empathetic listening, healthy conflict skills, expectations, fun and friendship, love languages, healing and strengthening relationships, differences of gender, and personality challenges.

  • Dinner and Date Night: Friday, February 22, 6:00–8:00pm

  • Interactive Couples Experience and Lunch: Saturday, February 23, 9:00am–1:00pm

Both meals and a workbook are provided free of charge. Limited childcare is available for this event.

* * * Registration for this event has been closed.

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Choir Sample Experience
Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

Choir Sample Experience

The Central Worship Choir isn't about vocal skills or reading music. It's a community of friends, with different skills and backgrounds, joining together to lift the name of Christ.

If you love to sing and have considered joining the choir, come try us out! There's no commitment. Join us Wednesday, February 27th in the chapel. Sample a choir rehearsal and meet an amazing group of people. God made you for community, and that community may be one that sings, laughs, and prays together each week.

Sample Choir: Wed, Feb 27 · 6:30pm · Chapel

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Meet Pastor Jim
Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

Meet Pastor Jim

If you're new to Central, we’re glad you've visited us. Not only do we want to meet you, we would love to share more about Central and answer any questions you may have. On March 3rd, join us in Room 123 at 9:00am. Meet Pastor Jim and some of the Central team over light refreshments. We look forward to meeting!

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Coffee with Jill
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Coffee with Jill

Ladies, if you feel disconnected or like you don't have a place to belong, pray about taking a small step. Our new Women's Ministry coordinator, Jill McDaniel, wants to meet and get to know you over coffee and donuts. We want to help you find friendship and connection at Central and Jill can help with the first step. Sunday, March 10th at 9:00am in room 123. See you there!

Can’t make coffee and donuts but want to start a conversation? Send Jill an email.

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Financial Peace University
Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

Financial Peace University

Take control of your money, plan for your future, and transform your life. Dave Ramsey’s proven program will teach you how to win with money by mastering your budget, saving for emergencies, and paying off debt.

The nine-week course costs $109 and includes the full FPU kit. If you’re uncertain, attend the first class in room 204 and see if it’s right for you. Partial scholarships are available—email Pastor David for more information. Make 2019 the year you stop worrying about money.

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Worship Night
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Worship Night

What is God speaking to your heart? When we submit ourselves to worship, God works in our hearts and minds in a way we can't comprehend. Join us Wednesday, February 20th for a night of worship. Come listen to what God wants to speak into your life. Come with a heart hungry for His presence and goodness.

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Legacy Breakfast
Feb
7
8:30 AM08:30

Legacy Breakfast

If you’re age 60 or over, join us for breakfast on Thursday, February 7. Come enjoy a delicious homemade meal and warm fellowship. Get your tickets at the Legacy Kiosk in the foyer for $6 in advance or $6.50 at the door. If you celebrate a February birthday your meal is on Central.

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Jersey Sunday
Feb
3
10:30 AM10:30

Jersey Sunday

The big game is almost here. Let’s have some fun and celebrate. On Sunday, February 3rd, wear your favorite jersey, t-shirt, or team colors. It doesn't have to be football—any sport or team you root for will work. Then, use those team colors to connect with someone who has a similar—or opposing—passion. Have fun and meet someone new!

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Dec
19
to Jan 3

Holiday Service Schedule

Many people host family from out of town or travel to be with family for the holidays. To accommodate a wide range of plans and to give our amazing volunteers a break, there will be no service or activities on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, December 19

  • Sunday night, December 23

  • Wednesday, December 26

  • Sunday night, December 30

  • Wednesday, January 2

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Legacy Christmas Dinner Theater
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Legacy Christmas Dinner Theater

The Man from Aldersgate brings to life the story of John Wesley—preacher, teacher, songwriter, and founder of Methodism. The play consists of two acts and stars BJ Johnston. Written by playwright Brad L. Smith from the actual journals of John Wesley.

A buffet dinner features both carved roast beef and pit ham. Sides are twice baked mashed potatoes, zucchini-carrot casserole, and southern-seasoned cut green beans. Dessert offers choice of fruit-of-the-forest pie, pumpkin pie, or French silk pie.

  • Doors open at 5:25pm. Meal service begins at 6:00pm.

  • Tickets are $25/person and can be purchased in the foyer.

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov
21
4:15 PM16:15

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

The day before Thanksgiving, we host a Thanksgiving dinner for Central's neighbors. This partnership with Victory Mission is a great opportunity to meet new friends. We need table hosts and servers to make this night a success. Sign up to share a meal and the heart of Christ with our community.

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Gifts For Kids
Nov
18
to Dec 9

Gifts For Kids

Gifts For Kids provides each student at Weaver, Boyd, and Pipkin schools with a gift. Stop by the tables in the foyer November 18 and 25 and pick up a tag or two. Purchase a gift and bring it with the tag, unwrapped, by Sunday, December 9.

  • Tag pick up: November 18 and 25

  • Gift return: December 9

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Crosslines Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Crosslines Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution

  • Central Assembly Activity Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hundreds of families come to Central each year to pick up a free Thanksgiving dinner provided by Crosslines. Those in need receive food baskets containing turkey or ham, stuffing, cranberry sauce, vegetables, and bread.

Central partners with Crosslines by helping with meal delivery for people who are physically or financially unable to pick up their meal. It's a great opportunity to bless others and live with open hands. If you want to help make the holidays brighter for families in our community, sign up below to help deliver meals.

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Fall Youth Retreat
Nov
2
to Nov 4

Fall Youth Retreat

  • Eagle Rock Retreat Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Youth retreat is a weekend to step away from distractions and walk deeper into friendship, to take a break from our usual stuff, and tune our hearts to God’s voice.

Guest speaker, Matt Wilkie, will help us recognize and respond to the Holy Spirit’s leading in our everyday lives—when we’re answering a text, reading a math textbook, sitting at dinner with our family.

Registration

  • Cost: $100

  • Deadline: Completed registration form and fee are due Sunday, October 21.

  • Late fee of $25 added for registrations after October 21.

  • Scholarships are available—email Steve Pulis for more information.

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Holiday Dinner & Expo
Nov
2
4:00 PM16:00

Holiday Dinner & Expo

If we could see the big picture, life would be a snap. But where would that leave our reliance on God? There are many adventures in store for us, but we have to trust our Creator. Life isn’t about being comfortable doing what we’ve always done, but embracing new adventures.

Join a wonderful evening of friendship and fun as we allow God to challenge us and do a new work in our lives. Relax over dinner, workshops, a shopping expo, and a special message from guest speaker, Sara Forhetz, Springfield reporter.

As we live with open hands, we ask attendees to partner with us and help stock Weaver Elementary’s school store by donating school supplies.

Tickets for the event and dinner are $15 per person ($16 for gluten free) or $20 if purchased after October 28. Purchase tickets in the foyer or through the button below.

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Water Baptism Class
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Water Baptism Class

Water baptism is a public proclamation of our faith in Jesus. Our next water baptism service is Sunday, November 4 at 10:30am. If you would like to take this next step of faith, attend the class on Sunday, October 28 at 9:00am in room 123 with Pastor Justin.

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6th Annual Chili Bowl
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

6th Annual Chili Bowl

Join us at the 6th annual Chili Bowl. Competitors are preparing amazing varieties of chili for you to sample and judge. Kids, come in fun costumes, play carnival games, win candy, and get a photo taken at the fall photo booth. There’s no cost to attend—bring your friends and family and enjoy this great night of friendship. See you there!

If you take your chili—or competition—seriously, enter the battle for the best-of-the-best chili trophy along with other prizes. Whether you prefer red meat, turkey, vegan, bean, or no-bean chili; all styles are welcome. Enter your team here.

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Courageous Grandparenting
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Courageous Grandparenting

Grandparents, take the call to grandparent courageously! On October 6, we host author Calvin T. Harper for a seminar you won’t want to miss. The $25 registration fee covers:

  • five sessions addressing cultural challenges

  • a copy of Courageous Grandparenting

  • training materials

  • breakfast and lunch

The challenges parents face today are different than what their parents faced, but the root issues are always the same. The wisdom and love of grandparents transcends the changes in the world around us, but that wisdom is useless unless shared.

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