Posts by Sonny Gallman

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The Story Updated Schedule from Sonny

by Sonny Gallman

Greetings! I hope that your week is going well. I wanted to take a second and let you know some important things about this week and next. We have been working on a plan to have a creative worship service every third Sunday of the month, but this month, we will be holding off until […]

Advent Sermon Topic: Surprise!

by Sonny Gallman

Starting November 29th, and continuing through December 27th, we will be taking  a break from preaching from The Story, as we focus on Advent and the Holidays. (Our Story groups will continue as usual).  Our sermon theme for Advent this year is Surprise! We will explore the many different ways that the events of the […]

New Deacons Elected

by Sonny Gallman

Laura Cason, Mary Ellen Schmitt, Chip Gallman, and Anne Myers were elected to the deacon body starting in 2016. These are each strong, independent-minded servants in our church, and we are blessed to have them coming onto the deacon board. Laura, Mary Ellen and Chip will be ordained on Sunday, January 3rd as part of […]

October Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

Welcome to our new Monthly Herald! I hope that as you take in the new layout, you feel good about the presentation, and the space we have to talk about upcoming events in our church in a way that is attractive and meaningful. Our goal is communicate more effectively what is taking place at Central. […]

September 13 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

Last Weekly Herald This Week: Monthly Herald will come next week. Last week’s anniversary celebration was certainly a highlight in the life of our church, wasn’t it? It was great to see people from long ago, and people from recent, all re-connecting. It was also a great time of hearing the inspiring stories of people […]

August 30 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

It is hard to believe that we are just a week away from our 60th anniversary celebration. Most of the time, anniversaries (churches in particular) are about looking back: we look back on the things we did, the accomplishments and struggles that we have been through, “the way we were,” and give thanks to God […]

August 23 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

I was at the dealership the other day having some work done on my car. As I sat down, I saw a set of brochures for the different kinds of cars that my brand makes. Glancing inside the brochures, I saw a list of accessories that are available for my car, each of them under […]

August 16 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

Over the past few months, the treasurers, the stewardship committee, and Gwen have been looking for a way for the church to be able to accept credit and debit cards for people who wish to tithe this way. Many of you are faithful in writing checks and making bank transfers to Central, and you will […]

August 9 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

The song that the choir is going to sing in worship comes from the hymnal and it is called “I want Jesus to walk with Me.” It will not take long for you to figure out that it is a Negro spiritual. It has some repetition in it, but it lends itself to deep reflection. […]

July 26 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

I was just taking a look at Ephesians 3 tonight, and beginning in verse 14, there is a beautiful prayer that is offered up, and in verse 18 are these wonderful words: “[I pray] that you might have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and […]