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Announcements for Week of August 8, 2010

Announcements for Week of August 8, 2010






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    Announcements for Week of August 8, 2010 Announcements for Week of August 8, 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • 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.”
    • Christian Church
      In the Upper Midwest
      “We are Disciples together
      sharing in the fullness of God’s table
      for the blessing of all.”
    • 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.”
    • Global Ministries
    • 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
    • We offer prayers for…
      Carlisle Christian Church ~ Carlisle, IA
      First Christian Church ~ Hedrick, IA
      Washington Christian Church ~ Washington, IA
      From the Regional Prayer Calendar
    • 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 chalice@centraldoc.org
    • Birthday Blessings
      9th Betty Shutt
      12th John Coleman
      14th Robert Duke
      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
      Located at Southridge Nursing & Rehab
    • 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.
    • Nicaragua Mission Trip
      Beth Campbell
      Thank you for your service!
    • Flip Flop Thank You!
      We sent 100 pairs of
      flip flops with Beth Campbell
      to Nicaragua.
    • Comfort Quilters
      Every 3rd Thursday of the Month
      9:00 am to Noon
      All are welcome to help.
      Contact: Sarah Sade
    • Church Work Day
      Saturday, August 14
      8:00 am until we’re done!
      Contact: Ken Fiscus or Jeff Sommerlot
    • 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
      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: chalice@centraldoc.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