Announcements for week of April 25, 2010


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Announcements for week of April 25, 2010

  1. 1. “A Changing View: A Change of Heart””<br />2010 at Central<br />…attempting to look through God’s lens<br />to see creation, to express God’s<br />all-inclusive, saving love in the world.<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's Table<br />as God has welcomed us.<br /><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 /><br />
  4. 4. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />The Mission of this church 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 /><br />
  5. 5. Global Ministries<br /><br />
  6. 6. Blessed Earth Ministries<br /><br />
  7. 7. We offer prayers for…<br />Prayers<br />Jan Bringman<br />Sherrill East<br />Al Miller<br />Dr. Dan Moseley<br />Marie West<br />
  8. 8. We offer prayers for…<br />The Family of Maxine Cooper<br />Maxine, Jean Andrews’ mother, died<br />on April 9. Her funeral was April 12<br />in Paullina, Iowa.<br />
  9. 9. We offer prayers for…<br />The Family of Ruby Whittle<br />Ruby, Lois Brown’s sister-in-law, died<br />on April 17. Her funeral was held in Washington.<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<br />
  11. 11. Birthday Blessings<br />26th Marv Prins<br />
  12. 12. Birthday Blessings<br />Gwendolyn Hinecker<br />turns 99 on May 10!<br />Card shower:<br />1614 Summit<br />Marshalltown, IA 50158<br />
  13. 13. FOOD BOX SUNDAY<br />SECOND SUNDAY<br /> Please bring food items and<br /> place in the grocery cart.<br /> Most needed: Peas, corn, macaroni,<br /> pasta, dry noodles<br /> and cash donations.<br />
  14. 14. Our Soup Kitchen Dates for 2010<br />March 13<br />May 8<br />July 10<br />September 11<br />November 13<br />To volunteer, contact Lois Anderson 752-3268.<br />
  15. 15. Big Brothers and<br />Big Sisters<br />Wanted!<br />Call Big Brother/<br />Big Sister Program<br />753-6370<br />
  16. 16. Haiti Hygiene Kits<br />Leave in Gathering Area<br /> To assemble a Hygiene Kit you will need:<br /> • One hand towel measuring approximately<br /> 16" x 28" (no fingertip or bath towels)<br /> • One washcloth<br /> • One wide-tooth comb<br /> • One nail clipper<br /> • One bar of soap (bath size in wrapper)<br /> • One toothbrush (in original packaging)<br /> • Six standard size Band-aids®<br /> 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.<br />
  17. 17. Baby Care Kits<br />Leave in Gathering Area<br /> To assemble a Hygiene Kit you will need:<br /> • 6 cloth towels<br /> • 2 T-shirts or undershirts (no onesies)<br /> • 2 washcloths<br /> • 2 gowns or sleepers<br /> • 2 diaper pins<br /> • 1 sweater or sweatshirt (can be hand knitted or crocheted)<br /> • 2 receiving blankets (can be hand knitted or crocheted). <br /> Item must be new and under 12 months in size. Wrap items inside one of the receiving blankets and secure with <br /> both diaper pins.<br />
  18. 18. “The E perience”<br />9:00 a.m.<br />Sunday Mornings<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 />
  19. 19. Disciples<br />Women Fellowship<br />(DWF)<br />Collecting<br />Little shampoo bottles and soaps<br />from motels and hotels to<br />send with<br />First Congregational Church<br />mission group in August.<br />Collection box on ramp.<br />
  20. 20. Junior and Chi Rho Retreats<br />at the Christian Conference Center<br />Grades 3 – 5<br />April 24 – 26<br />Grades 6 – 8<br />May 1 – 3 <br />Registration forms at<br /><br />
  21. 21. Sign up for Camp!<br />25 camps available for all ages,<br />rustic to ultra-modern.<br />Male counselors needed!<br />Talk to Beth Campbell.<br />Early Bird Deadline Today<br />Information & forms in the church office<br />
  22. 22. Men’s Day at the Camp<br />May 1<br />Christian Conference Center<br />Clean-up Day<br />Information in the church office<br />
  23. 23. 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 />
  24. 24. Summer Rummage Sale<br />Now accepting clean items in<br />working order.<br />Contact: Judy Osgood<br />
  25. 25. Fellowship Time<br />Hosts Wanted<br />Sign up in the Gathering Area.<br />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.<br />Serving Fair Trade Equal Exchange Coffee<br />
  26. 26. Recycle Your Bulletin<br />*If you take a bulletin and<br />don’t wish to keep it,<br />please place it and other papers<br />in a recycle bin by the doors.<br />*Help us reduce paper use and waste.<br />Please take a bulletin only if you use one.<br />Sponsored by the<br />Middle School & High School classes<br />
  27. 27. The Library<br />New books and DVDs have arrived.<br />Free internet access.<br />Delivery to homebound members.<br />On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.<br />
  28. 28. The current newsletter<br />is now available online at<br /><br />The April newsletter is online.<br />
  29. 29. Serving and Saving Tips<br />☼ Replace half an hour of television with sitting outside or a <br /> stroll around the neighborhood.<br />☼ Turn off all electronics when you leave the room, even <br /> when you think you’ll just be gone for a few minutes.<br />☼ Avoid purchasing any food or drink in a disposable <br /> container.<br />☼ Turn off the radio when you are in the car, and instead <br /> spend time talking with whoever is in the car with you <br /> and/or fellowshipping with God.<br />
  30. 30. Please fill out the<br />attendance information<br />In one of the black books<br />in your row.<br />Thank you!<br />
  31. 31. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />Phone: 641-753-3129<br />Email:<br />Website:<br />
  32. 32. Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)<br />300 West Main Street<br />Marshalltown, IA 50158<br />Office open Monday – Thursday <br />8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.<br />Pastor Rev. Gail Thiessen<br />Minister in Music & Worship 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 />Board Chair Dee Kilmer <br />