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.
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.
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
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.
If you’re age 60 or over, join us for breakfast on Thursday, November 15. 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 November birthday your meal is on Central.
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.
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.
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.
Managing money is key to a bright future, but college students often face this challenge with no guidance. Immediately after service on October 28, Jeremy and Meggin Melton will share with young adults how to successfully manage your finances and adult well. Lunch will be provided in the Fusion Cafe. Email Daniel Guy for further details.
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.
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
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.