Outreach Committee 2012 Update

As we look at the year 2012, the generosity of Central’s congregation is evident in the overwhelming support given to Outreach projects in our own community and around the world. Donations of $500 were made to each of the following organizations: Christian Blind Mission, Canadian Food Grains, Water Can, Yellow Brick House, The Salvation Army … [Read more…]

News for the Week of January 6, 2013

Happy New Year! Please note we are back on our two worship service schedule:  9:30 a.m. with Sunday School and 11:15 a.m. I also have some sad news to share.  Connie Lockridge passed away this week and Rev. James Clubine will conduct her funeral service on Saturday (details below).  Connie had, until recently, lived at … [Read more…]

News for the Week of December 23, 2012

This Sunday, December 23rd, marks the fourth Sunday of Advent and also what is traditionally known as “Christmas Sunday”.  Our services, at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m., will both offer special Christmas music as well as the celebration of the Sacrament of Communion. Then on Christmas Eve, we will celebrate with three services.  The 5:00 p.m. … [Read more…]

News for the Week of December 16, 2012

This Sunday is our annual musical presentation of choirs and orchestra.  “Child of Peace” promises to be wonderful celebration of Christmas you won’t want to miss. If you are wanting to support the Haiti Bible Project, please note that this Sunday is the last day for donations. Be sure to read a special announcement from … [Read more…]

News for the Week of December 9, 2012

This Sunday, the second of Advent, is White Gift Sunday and I direct you to the announcement in the bulletin.  It is also the deadline for a number of projects:  foster child gifts, the mitten tree and poinsettia orders. As many of you know, this Friday is Unionville’s Olde Tyme Christmas Candlelight Parade, beginning at … [Read more…]

News for the Week of December 2, 2012

This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, the season when we prepare for the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.  The Sacrament of Communion will be celebrated at both services.  Then in the afternoon, Sharon Gayman will offer Advent Adventure, a time of fellowship and Christmas crafts for all ages, followed by a pot luck … [Read more…]

News for the Week of November 25, 2012

This Sunday there is a coffee time scheduled between our morning worship services—we are celebrating the completion of our six-week small group study We Are Better Together.  There are two additional announcements below from two of the small groups. Monday AM Small Group Looking for a hostess gift?  Something for the person who has everything?   … [Read more…]

News for the Week of November 18, 2012

As a reminder, there will only be ONE SERVICE THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH AT 10:30 A.M., followed by a light lunch and an important Congregational Meeting at 12:30 p.m.  The purpose of this meeting is to review the Joint Needs Assessment Committee report and recommendation which is to hire a minister for families and youth.  … [Read more…]

Advent 2012 Newsletter

The season of Advent The word Advent means “coming” or “arrival.” Advent is a month long season—four Sundays—set aside as a time to prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ in his First Advent. The first Sunday in Advent marks the beginning of a new Church year; it is the time we … [Read more…]