A few reminders for this week Oct. 11 – Oct. 17, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK “My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy,” writes the Apostle James. This coming week at Central our fall small group bible study begins on the book of James. Many hear James’ admonition about considering the facing of trials as … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Oct. 4 – Oct. 10, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK In an essay titled Strong Families, Strong Selves author Charles Chaput outlined what he called principles of life that build strong families. One of the principles is, Teach the habit of gratitude. Chaput writes, “Despite all of our modern material advantages, we live in a joyless world; … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 27 – Oct. 3, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK In our modern confidence in science the category of mystery is too quickly dismissed. In scripture, mystery is not something eerie or strange. The mysterious can be an everyday reality as common as the air we breathe, yet simultaneously so profound that its depth escapes comprehension. Consider the … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 13 – Sept. 19, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God.” (Romans 13:1) According to the gospel, government exists as a good that God intends for human flourishing. Well-organized society promotes human … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Aug. 30 – Sept. 5, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Their admiration was unbounded, and they said, ‘Everything he does is good, he makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak.’ (Mark 7:37, Revised New Jerusalem Bible). In this election season most political candidates would love to read such an uplifting news report said about them after … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Aug. 23 – Aug. 29, 2021

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Our guest preacher this Sunday is Nupur James. Nupur is the Director of Children and Youth at the Timothy Eaton Memorial Church (TEMC). She holds a Master of Divinity Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Tyndale University and Seminary. She also has an undergraduate degree, a Bachelors of Technology, specializing … [Read more…]