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We welcome you to Central, which is anything but the typical Baptist church. It

  • embraces a traditional style of worship.
  • is theologically moderate.
  • recognizes that women, as well as men, may serve in leadership positions and may be ordained.
  • exhibits loving respect for the diverse opinions of individual members.
  • embraces the belief that the individual is free to interpret the Bible for himself or herself, using the best study tools available to the individual.
  • is autonomous, though affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
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April 30 Sunday

Dr. Winford L. Hendrix

"Presence and Proclamation"

Scriptures

Luke 24:35-48

8:45 am

Worship Service. Special Music: The Trio

9:45 am

Sunday School. All adult classes meet in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 am.

10:55 am

Worship Service. Special Music: The Trio

May 02 Wednesday

5:30 pm - Family Fellowship Supper (Chicken Tenders)

6:30 pm - Children's Play, Sanctuary

6:45 - Youth Bible Study

7:10 pm - Chancel Choir Rehearsal

This Sunday all adult Sunday School classes meet together in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 am.

You will not want to miss the expanded meeting and mini-breakfast. This is a great way for our adult Sunday School classes to reconnect with one another and discuss what works for each of their classes. In addition, those wanting to join a Sunday School class are encouraged to come and explore your options and perhaps meet some new folks. Elizabeth Beers is the coordinator, and you may contact her for more information at elizbeers@att.net.

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graduate recognitionWe will have our traditional breakfast during the Sunday School hour, and the recognition of our graduates during the 10:55 am service on May 21. Please email a digital photo and graduate information for both high school and college graduates to the church office: chaynes@numail.org. The final deadline is Sunday, April 30th.

Also, parents of our high school seniors, please be collecting childhood pictures that are appropriate for the breakfast slideshow. Please email those digital photos by Wednesday, May 4.

Cuba Experience 2017

Monday, May 1 - Friday, May 5
Two nights in Old Havana, two nights in Matanzas visiting with Tony Santana and Fellowship Baptist Church
$1,300 covers all travel, transportation, lodging, visa, one checked bag (in addition to carry-on), and one tour in Old Havana. Food is not included. There is very limited space, so please contact Daniel Nance as soon as possible if you are interested.
Sign Up Here

Wyoming Mission Experience

Tentative Dates: Between June 9-18
We will be returning to Riverton, Wyoming, to lead VBS for UMC Riverton and work on refurbishing two rooms at a homeless shelter. There is limited space that is filling up quickly. Register here.

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vbs 2017 logo smallIt's That Time of Year Again!

VBS 2017 will be here before we know it, and this is one of the most influential weeks of the year for our children. Here are the important dates:

  • Registration for T-shirts will close June 21 at 11:59 pm.
  • VBS registration will close June 30 at 11:59 pm.
  • Meet and Greet is July 9, 6-8 pm, at Monkey Joe's.
  • VBS is July 10-13 from 8:45 am - 12:00 noon daily.
  • Closing ceremony is July 13, 12:00 noon - 12:30 pm.

Something new this year will be a "Meet and Greet" on Sunday, July 9. This event will be for the children to meet the teachers, pick up their t-shirts, play, eat, and fellowship. This night will be held at Monkey Joe's from 6-8 pm. From 7:00-8:00 pm we will have the entire place to ourselves! As you register you can purchase a ticket to this event in addition to your t-shirt. Your child's ticket will include pizza, drink, and play. Register Here

VBS Volunteers Needed

We encourage you to take some time to pray about volunteering to help with VBS. This is one of the most influential weeks of the year for our children. It is very rewarding to spend a week with these children and be a big part of their Christian
education. If you are interested, please contact katienfaison@gmail.com or (678) 877-7060.

These are the positions we still have open:

  • PK4 - teacher and assistant
  • K - teacher and assistant
  • 1st grade girls - assistant
  • 3rd grade boys - teacher and assistant
  • 3rd grade girls - assistant
  • PK4 Missions
  • Stop Hunger Now helpers (working w/children)
  • Sewing project helpers (working w/children)

fabric scrapsFabric Donations Needed

The 3rd-5th graders will be working on a project in VBS this year to make pillowcases for the foster children in our community. They are going to try and make as many as possible throughout the week. If anyone has fabric they can donate, we would greatly appreciate this donation. You can leave the donations in the church office or give them to Charlotte Lunsford or Katie Faison. We will collect donations from now until July 9. Thanks in advance for your help and support with this project!

Scouting

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Welcome to BSA Troop 47
Scoutmaster Information
Troop Calendar
Troop Committee
Crossover Dues
Dues/Fees
Medical Form
Woodruff Camp Information Packet
Woodruff GPS
Directions to Woodruff
What to Bring to Camp
Fillable 2016 Woodruff Provisional . . .

 

                 

a technicolor promise musicWednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 pm in the Chapel

A musical presented by the Young Musicians Choir and Music Makers Choir (grades 1-5)
Everyone is invited to the Chapel for this fun musical, a retelling of the story of Noah and the ark.
Important Rehearsals: Wed., April 19 and Wed., April 26--Soloists and Small Group Singers 5:00—5:30 pm, Entire choir 6:00 pm

book group headerThe Lavinia Barron Book Group invites you to join them each month as they get together to fellowship and discuss that month's book. Here's the schedule for the remainder of the season.

searching for sundayMay 8

"Searching for Sunday"

Rachel Held Evans

Newnan Utilities Cabin, 1 Young Avenue (Leigh Ave. off Roscoe Road)
Covered Dish Supper, 6:30 pm

cbf senior adult 2017WHEN: Sunday evening, April 30– Tuesday noon, May 2, 2017.
WHERE: St. Simons Island (hosted by FBC Saint Simons)
COST: $15 covers Monday lunch and snacks at FBC Saint Simons
LEADERS: Matt Marston and John Grobe, Trinity Baptist in Moultrie
DETAILS: Registration and optional fellowship begin Sunday evening at FBC Saint Simons, and registration continues Monday morning. Monday and Tuesday bring opportunities for worship, breakout sessions, fellowship, optional tours of the island, or simply free time for rest or exploring the area. Activities will end just before lunch time on Tuesday.
HOTEL OPTIONS: (or find your own) Saint Simons Inn by the Lighthouse, $139/night; Code CBFG. Rooms are blocked for CBF/GA through 3/30/2017. Call (912) 638-1101 or (888) 367-7270. Ocean Inn and Suites, $149/ night for two; $179/night for four. Code is CBFGA, and rooms are blocked through 3/30/2017. Call (912) 634-2122. Other options with no rooms blocked and without special rates: Epworth by the Sea (912) 638-8688, Hampton Inn (912) 634-2204, and Home2Suites (912) 638-0333.
Please email chaynes@numail.org or call the church office at (770) 683-0610 if you are interested.

 

surge150Georgia Baptist Church Music Camp
for Children and Youth
June 19-June 24
Toccoa, GA
Cost $329

Surge150 participants receive musical training, ministry application, leadership encouragement, and opportunities for spiritual growth. The camps are a great combination of singing, playing instruments, worship, and the usual outdoor activities of camp including swimming.
Check out the website for more information:
http://gabaptistworshipmusic.org/event/surge150/.
Please contact Anne Cronic if your children and youth would like to go!

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Church-Wide Mission Project

A lot has been going on at the Matthew's Cottage and there have been many, many "Helping Hands" involved in this church-wide mission project. A lot of time has been spent on painting, cleaning, decorating, building, and shopping. This is the last week we can get in the cottage until the end of the month. If you have purchased items for the cottage, you can start bringing them to the Fellowship Hall. Make sure you label the items if they go in a particular room. It would be nice if we can get a time when you can bring your items up and decorate the rooms with all of your special touches. Perhaps we can find a convenient time the first or second week in May.

If you have not had a chance to get involved yet, there is a "Wish List" down in the Fellowship Hall of items that you can still get. Again I want to say a special thanks for all the hard work each of you have done to make this cottage extra special for some very special children. This is what missions are all about, giving of yourself and your time.

Mission’s Committee
Barb barbwalls13@yahoo.com or (770) 301-7316

 

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