Posts from May 2014

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Sonny’s Saying

by Gwen Bills

On January 11, 1945, Beverly Mensing was born to her parents, Norman and Beverly. Beverly took the name “Chip,” as she would be called after being told that she was a “chip off the old block.” She was raised in Germany, as her father was assigned to be the mayor of a small town, following […]

Youth Internships

by Gwen Bills

Right after church worship service on May 18, June 1, and June 8, youth (grade 6-12) may earn volunteer hours and a special certification to work with younger children at church! “Successful Guidance Techniques for Preschool and School-Age Kids,” including lunch, will be furnished at 1:30 p.m. each week. Vacation Bible School week will be […]

Fairview Head Start: An Outreach Opportunity

by Gwen Bills

During the week our campus is alive with the energy and voices of children because Central has made weekday space to provide school readiness opportunities for at-risk children. The children at Head Start are excited when guests come to share a story or experience. YOU are invited to be a volunteer story-reader. The approval process […]

Congratulations Graduates!

by Andy Rawls

Ten graduates were recognized in the worship service on Sunday morning.  Central celebrates with high school graduates: Emily DeVane – FL Virtual School Noah DeVane – FL Virtual School Sterling Glover – Lombard High, Lombard, IL Morgan Valentik – Matanzas High School Jessica Whiting – Mainland High School Jonathan Lemon – This year’s college graduates […]

Amazing 2014 Summer Coming to Central

by Linda Pigott

Make plans now to include these exciting activities in your child and/or teen’s 2014 summer plans. Don’t miss out on these amazing opportunities for fun and faith development*: -Vacation Bible School: June 9-13 (age 3-Gr.5*) -Youth Camp: June 13-20 (Gr. 7-12*) -Kids Kamp A: June 22-24 (Gr. 1-3*) -Kids’ Kamp B: June 25-28 (Gr. 4-6*) […]

Sonny’s Sayings

by Gwen Bills

A little more than five years ago, just after I came to Central, we formed a vision team, with the express purpose of formulating a ten-year future plan upon which we could formulate specific strategies. The work of the vision team culminated in a vision banquet where the future plan was presented to the church. […]