“A Changing View: A Change of Heart”” 2010 at Central …attempting to look through God’s lens to see creation, to express God’s all-inclusive, saving love in the world.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) We are Disciples of Christ, a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world. As part of the one body of Christ, we welcome all to the Lord's Table as God has welcomed us. www.disciples.org
Christian Church In the Upper Midwest Disciples together sharing in the fullness of God’s table for the blessing of all. www.uppermidwestcc.org
Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) The Mission of this church is to continually dedicate our lives to receive and share God’s love and word with this congregation, the community in which we live and God’s world. www.centraldoc.org
We offer prayers for… HospitalNursing Home Marie West – WaterlooJohn Shenkle– Council Bluffs Prayers Sherrill East Mitch McCrink
Do you have a prayer request? Names will be printed in bulletin and on screens only with permission by those for whom prayers have been requested. Leave written requests in the offering plate or church office Call the office at 753-3129 or email email@example.com
Birthday Blessings 11th Pastor Gail 13th Vi Richardson Amber Ferris 16th Zachary Herink 17th John Schneiderman
Birthday Celebration Vivian Duncan will be 100-years-young on April 7. Card Shower – please send to: Vivian Duncan Glenwood Place 2907 S. 6th Street #141 Marshalltown, IA 50158 The family will host an open house on: April 11 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Glenwood Place
Celebration Day! TODAY Pastor Gail preaching Free, catered meal following worship Gallery displaying our Sabbatical Projects Come to the celebration!
FOOD BOX SUNDAY SECOND SUNDAY Please bring food items and place in the grocery cart. Most needed: Peas, corn, green beans, carrots, tomatoes, pork & beans, macaroni & cheese and cash donations.
Our Soup Kitchen Dates for 2010 March 13 May 8 July 10 September 11 November 13 To volunteer, contact Lois Anderson 752-3268.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Wanted! Call Big Brother/ Big Sister Program 753-6370
Haiti Hygiene Kits Leave in Gathering Area To assemble a Hygiene Kit you will need: • One hand towel measuring approximately 16" x 28" (no fingertip or bath towels) • One washcloth • One wide-tooth comb • One nail clipper • One bar of soap (bath size in wrapper) • One toothbrush (in original packaging) • Six standard size Band-aids® Place all items in a one-gallon plastic bag with a zipper closure, remove excess air from bag, and seal. Please do not add toothpaste to the Hygiene Kit. Cartons of toothpaste that have an extended expiration date will be added to Hygiene Kit prior to shipment.
Baby Care Kits Leave in Gathering Area To assemble a Hygiene Kit you will need: • 6 cloth towels • 2 T-shirts or undershirts (no onesies) • 2 washcloths • 2 gowns or sleepers • 2 diaper pins • 1 sweater or sweatshirt (can be hand knitted or crocheted) • 2 receiving blankets (can be hand knitted or crocheted). Item must be new and under 12 months in size. Wrap items inside one of the receiving blankets and secure with both diaper pins.
“The E perience” 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mornings Pre-school - K Nursery during worship Grades 1 – 12 Upstairs Live, Love & Learn Downstairs Adult Experience Room 11 Everyone is welcome! x
Disciples Women Fellowship (DWF) April Study “Hand-fed by Grace” April 8 1:00 pm Group DEMF April 13 7:00 pm Group Rebecca April 17 9:00 am Group Lydia
Disciples Women Fellowship (DWF) Collecting Little shampoo bottles and soaps from motels and hotels to send with First Congregational Church mission group in August. Collection box on ramp.
Junior and Chi Rho Retreats at the Christian Conference Center Grades 3 – 5 April 24 – 26 Grades 6 – 8 May 1 – 3 Registration forms at www.uppermidwestcc.org/ministries_youth.html
Sign up for Camp! 25 camps available for all ages, including Grandcamp for children and their grandparents. Rustic to ultra-modern. Deadline April 25 Information & forms in the church office
Comfort Quilters Every 3rd Thursday of the Month 9:00 am to Noon All are welcome to help. Contact: Sarah Sade
Thank you to Andra and Stephen for sharing their music today! CDs for sale after worship.
Gatherers April 16 6:00 p.m. Mama DeGrado’s Restaurant Everyone is invited to come!
Fellowship Time Hosts Wanted Sign up in the Gathering Area. Provide snacks and/or drinks for 100 (coffee is available) – something simple. Ask your group, committee, class or friends to join you in offering this simple ministry of hospitality following worship. Serving Fair Trade Equal Exchange Coffee
Recycle Your Bulletin *If you take a bulletin and don’t wish to keep it, please place it and other papers in a recycle bin by the doors. *Help us reduce paper use and waste. Please take a bulletin only if you use one. Sponsored by the Middle School & High School classes
The Library New books and DVDs have arrived. Free internet access. Delivery to homebound members. On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.
The current newsletter is now available online at www.centraldoc.org. The April newsletter is online.
Serving and Saving Tips ☼ Turn your refrigerator and freezer to a warmer setting. ☼ Turn the thermostat up three degrees in summertime and down three degrees in wintertime—saving $200 per year! ☼ Don’t drive aggressively – easy on the accelerator. ☼ Reduce shower time by at least two minutes.
Please fill out the attendance information In one of the black books in your row. Thank you!
Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Phone: 641-753-3129 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.centraldoc.org
Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 300 West Main Street Marshalltown, IA 50158 Office open Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pastor Rev. Gail Thiessen Minister in Music & Worship Rev. Janet Lott Organist/Pianist Colette Benge Choir Director Chris Thiessen Office Denise Juel Office Susan Duncan Custodian Ken Fiscus Board Chair Dee Kilmer