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Announcements for Week of August 8, 2010



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  • 1. Together we are attempting
    to look through God’s lens
    to see creation, to express God’s
    all-inclusive, saving love
    in the world.
  • 2. 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.”
  • 3. Christian Church
    In the Upper Midwest
    “We are Disciples together
    sharing in the fullness of God’s table
    for the blessing of all.”
  • 4. 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.”
  • 5. Global Ministries
  • 6. We offer prayers for…
    Virginia Hall
    Cathy Hickok
    Ruth Himes
    Walter Judge
    Vi Richardson
    Andrea Stone
    John Niemantsverdriet(Carolyn Bauer’s brother)
    Elna Saunders
    Muriel Willhelmi
    The family of John Shenkle
  • 7. We offer prayers for…
    Carlisle Christian Church ~ Carlisle, IA
    First Christian Church ~ Hedrick, IA
    Washington Christian Church ~ Washington, IA
    From the Regional Prayer Calendar
  • 8. 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
  • 9. Birthday Blessings
    9th Betty Shutt
    12th John Coleman
    14th Robert Duke
    Please bring food items and
    place in the grocery cart.
  • 11. Our Soup Kitchen Dates for 2010
    March 13
    May 8
    July 10
    September 11
    November 13
    To volunteer, contact Lois Anderson 752-3268.
  • 12. Welcoming the World Home!
    Youth for Understanding Program
    Needs Host Families for 2010-11
    Information in Gathering Area
  • 13. Care Initiatives Hospice
    Volunteers needed
    Located at Southridge Nursing & Rehab
  • 14. 2010 Mission Trip
    Reach Workcamps
    in Indiana
    Thank you for your service!
    Mary Abens, Robin Anctil, Derek Dalluge, Kyle Dalluge, Ashley Danner, Sarah Elam, Jim Osgood, Ramona Osgood, Whitney Phillips,
    Allison Sherman, and Secily Sherman.
  • 15. Nicaragua Mission Trip
    Beth Campbell
    Thank you for your service!
  • 16. Flip Flop Thank You!
    We sent 100 pairs of
    flip flops with Beth Campbell
    to Nicaragua.
  • 17. Comfort Quilters
    Every 3rd Thursday of the Month
    9:00 am to Noon
    All are welcome to help.
    Contact: Sarah Sade
  • 18. Church Work Day
    Saturday, August 14
    8:00 am until we’re done!
    Contact: Ken Fiscus or Jeff Sommerlot
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. Serving Seniors
    Over the Age of 65
    New ministry starting in fall
    “Seniors Helping Seniors”
    Look for more information
    in the coming weeks!
  • 22. 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
  • 23. 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
  • 24. 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
  • 25. Free Trade Equal Exchange
    Coffee & Tea
    For Sale
    Contact the Church Office
    for ordering.
  • 26. 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
  • 27. The Library
    Books and DVDs and periodicals.
    Free internet access.
    Delivery to homebound members.
    On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.
  • 28. The current newsletter
    is now available online at
    The August newsletter is online.
  • 29. Serving and Saving Tips
    ☼ Buy products in reduced packaging
    ☼ Use rechargeable batteries
    ☼ Eat seasonal foods
    ☼ Use green cleaners
  • 30. Please fill out the
    attendance information
    In one of the black books
    in your row.
    Thank you!
  • 31. Central Christian Church
    (Disciples of Christ)
    Phone: 641-753-3129
  • 32. 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