Together we are 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 “We are Disciples together sharing in the fullness of God’s table for the blessing of all.” www.uppermidwestcc.org
Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) “We strive 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… Prayers Virginia Hall Cathy Hickok Ruth Himes Walter Judge Vi Richardson Andrea Stone John Niemantsverdriet(Carolyn Bauer’s brother) Elna Saunders Muriel Willhelmi
We offer prayers for… First Christian Church~ Cedar Falls, IA Humeston UM Church ~ Humeston, IA First Christian Church ~ Vinton, IA From the Regional Prayer Calendar www.uppermidwestcc.com
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 19th Norma Dowell Elizabeth Lott
FOOD BOX SUNDAY SECOND SUNDAY Please bring food items and place in the grocery cart.
Our Soup Kitchen Dates for 2010 March 13 May 8 July 10 September 11 November 13 To volunteer, contact Lois Anderson 752-3268.
Welcoming the World Home! Youth for Understanding Program Needs Host Families for 2010-11 Information in Gathering Area
Care Initiatives Hospice Volunteers needed Contact: 877-577-2888 Located at Southridge Nursing & Rehab
Comfort Quilters Every 3rd Thursday of the Month 9:00 am to Noon All are welcome to help. Contact: Sarah Sade
Women’s Fall Retreat October 1 – 3 Paynesville, MN “Sanctuary in the Stories” with storyteller, Marty Stuessy and chaplain, Deb Lewis Registration forms now available in the church office.
All Invited Ice Cream Party! Sunday, August 15 6:00 pm at the church Please bring bars or cookies and/or ice cream topping to share.
Serving Seniors Over the Age of 65 New ministry starting in fall “Seniors Helping Seniors” Look for more information in the coming weeks!
School for Congregational Learners August 28 West Des Moines Christian Church “Living in the Hyphen” Jose Morales, keynoter To register: Info in the Gathering Area
October 9! ALL FREE!!! Disciples Network Regional Assembly Christian Conference Center in Newton Let’s take a huge group from Central! Food booths Workshops & demonstrations Horse-drawn wagon rides Tours of the Conference Center Outdoor games for all ages Live music (our own Beyond Belief will be there!) Team Competitions Worship in the Outdoor Chapel
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
Free Trade Equal Exchange Coffee & Tea For Sale Contact the Church Office for ordering.
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 Books and DVDs and periodicals. 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 August newsletter is online.
Serving and Saving Tips ☼ Buy products in reduced packaging ☼ Use rechargeable batteries ☼ Eat seasonal foods ☼ Use green cleaners
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