Announcements 12 20 09

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Announcements 12 20 09

  1. 1. “Reach Beyond These Walls”<br />2009 at Central<br />…offering bold ministries<br />that invigorate the spiritual<br />life of the congregation and<br />reach out into the community.<br />
  2. 2. Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />We are Disciples of Christ,<br />a movement for wholeness<br />in a fragmented world.<br />As part of the one body of Christ,<br />we welcome all to the Lord&apos;s Table<br />as God has welcomed us.<br />www.disciples.org<br />
  3. 3. Christian Church<br />In the Upper Midwest<br />Disciples together<br />sharing in the fullness of God’s table<br />for the blessing of all.<br />www.uppermidwestcc.org<br />
  4. 4. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />The Mission of our congregation is to <br />continually dedicate our lives<br />to receive and share God’s<br />love and word with this congregation,<br />the community in which we live<br />and God’s world.<br />www.centraldoc.org<br />
  5. 5. Global Ministries<br />http://globalministries.org<br />
  6. 6. We offer prayers for…<br />Villa<br />Lois Brown<br />Hospice:<br />Barbara Thiessen (Florida)<br />Prayers<br />Shirley Adams<br />Linda Adkins<br />Gloria Morrison<br />Hannah Thiessen<br />Marie West<br />
  7. 7. We offer prayers for…<br />The Family of Bob Riggins<br />We offer condolences to<br />Linda Adkins in the passing<br />of her uncle, Bob Riggins.<br />
  8. 8. We offer prayers for…<br />The Family of Steve Madsen<br />We offer condolences to<br />Diana Madsen in the passing<br />of her husband, Steve Madsen.<br />
  9. 9. Birthday Blessings<br />21st Cindy Schneiderman<br />24th Eric Osgood<br />25th Duane Visser<br />26th Margaret Harre<br />
  10. 10. Do you have a prayer request?<br />Names will be printed in bulletin and on screens only with<br />permission by those for whom prayers have been requested.<br />Leave written requests<br />in the offering plate or church office<br />Call the office at 753-3129<br />or email chalice@centraldoc.org<br />
  11. 11. FOOD BOX SUNDAY<br />SECOND SUNDAY<br />Need has increased by 30%<br />Please bring food items<br />and place in the grocery cart.<br />Most needed: Peas, corn, green beans,<br />chicken noodle soup and cash donations.<br />
  12. 12. Angelfood Ministries<br />Order forms on Ramp at Mission Station<br />Pick-up on December 19<br />at First Baptist Church<br />11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.<br />
  13. 13. “The E perience”<br />9:00 a.m.<br />Sunday Mornings<br />“36 Parables”<br />“Mission”<br />Pre-school - K Nursery during worship<br />Grades 1 – 12 Upstairs<br />Live, Love & Learn Downstairs <br />Adult Experience Room 11<br />Everyone is welcome!<br />x<br />
  14. 14. Congratulations<br />December Graduate!<br />Elizabeth Lott<br />Iowa State University<br />B.A. in Anthropology & International Studies<br />Minor in French<br />with distinction<br />You are invited to an open house reception for Elizabeth:<br />Today<br />2:00 – 4:00 p.m.<br />John & Janet Lott’s<br />823 Douglas Avenue<br />Ames, IA<br />
  15. 15. Christmas Eve<br />Candlelight<br />Communion Service<br />Thursday at 7:00 p.m.<br />
  16. 16. Pictorial Directory<br />from Olan Mills<br />No obligation to buy.<br />If we have 100 sign up,<br />The church receives $2 per sitting.<br />Arrange a sitting time<br />with the church office.<br />Sign-up clipboards or 753-3129<br />
  17. 17. Temporary Jobs Available<br />Census Taker<br />Up to 40 hours per week<br />1-800-861-2010<br />www.2010censusjobs.gov<br />
  18. 18. Comfort Quilters<br />Every 3rd Thursday of the Month<br />9:00 am to Noon<br />All are welcome to help.<br />Contact: Sarah Sade<br />
  19. 19. A Changing View,<br />A Change of Heart<br />Commissioning Service<br />and Fellowship Dinner<br />January 3, 2010<br />To celebrate the beginning of our sabbatical time<br />Catered dinner following worship is free of charge<br />Paid for by the Lilly Foundation<br />
  20. 20. Fellowship Time<br />Hosts Wanted<br />Sign up in the Gathering Area.<br />Serving Fair Trade Equal Exchange Coffee<br />
  21. 21. The Library<br />New books and DVDs have arrived<br />including “Disciples World.”<br />Free internet access.<br />Delivery to homebound members.<br />On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.<br />
  22. 22. A Changing View,<br />A Change of Heart<br />Commissioning Service<br />and Fellowship Dinner<br />January 3, 2010<br />To celebrate the beginning of our sabbatical time<br />Catered dinner following worship is free of charge<br />Paid for by the Lilly Foundation<br />
  23. 23. Christmas Eve<br />Candlelight<br />Communion Service<br />Thursday at 7:00 p.m.<br />
  24. 24. The current newsletter<br />is now available online at<br />www.centraldoc.org.<br />The December newsletter is online.<br />
  25. 25. Green Tips<br />☼ Insulate attic door<br />☼ Foam gaskets under exterior outlet covers/wall switches<br />☼ Use bathroom/range hood fans sparingly<br />☼ Insulate pipes and ducts<br />☼ Drain a bucket of water from water heater twice a year<br />☼ Check caulking and weatherstripping every 2 – 3 years<br />
  26. 26. Please fill out the<br />attendance information<br />In one of the black books<br />in your row.<br />Thank you!<br />
  27. 27. A Changing View,<br />A Change of Heart<br />Commissioning Service<br />and Fellowship Dinner<br />January 3, 2010<br />To celebrate the beginning of our sabbatical time<br />Catered dinner following worship is free of charge<br />Paid for by the Lilly Foundation<br />
  28. 28. Christmas Eve<br />Candlelight<br />Communion Service<br />Thursday at 7:00 p.m.<br />
  29. 29. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />Check out www.centraldoc.org<br /> Events News<br /> Concerts Workshops<br /> Classes Links<br /> Pastor Gail’s Blog<br /> Recent worship services<br />
  30. 30. Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)<br />300 West Main Street<br />Marshalltown, IA 50158<br />Office open Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.<br />Phone: 641-753-3129<br />Email: chalice@centraldoc.org<br />Website: www.centraldoc.org<br />Pastor Rev. Gail Thiessen<br /> Minister in Music Rev. Janet Lott<br /> Organist/Pianist Colette Benge<br /> Choir Director Chris Thiessen<br /> Office Denise Juel<br /> Office Susan Duncan<br /> Custodian Ken Fiscus<br />

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