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Announcements for Week of August 15, 2010


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Announcements for Week of August 15, 2010

  1. 1. Together we are attempting<br />to look through God’s lens<br />to see creation, to express God’s<br />all-inclusive, saving love<br />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 />“We are 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 />“We strive 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. We offer prayers for…<br />Prayers<br />Virginia Hall<br />Cathy Hickok<br />Ruth Himes<br />Walter Judge<br />Vi Richardson<br />Andrea Stone<br />John Niemantsverdriet(Carolyn Bauer’s brother) <br />Elna Saunders<br />Muriel Willhelmi<br />
  7. 7. We offer prayers for…<br />First Christian Church~ Cedar Falls, IA<br />Humeston UM Church ~ Humeston, IA<br />First Christian Church ~ Vinton, IA<br />From the Regional Prayer Calendar<br /><br />
  8. 8. 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 />
  9. 9. Birthday Blessings<br />19th Norma Dowell<br />Elizabeth Lott<br />
  10. 10. FOOD BOX SUNDAY<br />SECOND SUNDAY<br /> Please bring food items and<br /> place in the grocery cart.<br />
  11. 11. 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 />
  12. 12. Welcoming the World Home!<br />Youth for Understanding Program<br />Needs Host Families for 2010-11<br />Information in Gathering Area<br />
  13. 13. Care Initiatives Hospice<br />Volunteers needed<br />Contact:<br />877-577-2888<br />Located at Southridge Nursing & Rehab<br />
  14. 14. 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 />
  15. 15. Women’s<br />Fall Retreat<br />October 1 – 3<br />Paynesville, MN<br />“Sanctuary in the Stories”<br />with storyteller, Marty Stuessy<br />and chaplain, Deb Lewis<br />Registration forms now available<br />in the church office.<br />
  16. 16. All Invited Ice Cream Party!<br />Sunday, August 15<br />6:00 pm at the church<br />Please bring bars or cookies and/or ice cream topping to share.<br />
  17. 17. Serving Seniors<br />Over the Age of 65<br />New ministry starting in fall<br />“Seniors Helping Seniors”<br />Look for more information<br />in the coming weeks!<br />
  18. 18. School for Congregational Learners<br />August 28<br />West Des Moines Christian Church<br /> “Living in the Hyphen”<br /> Jose Morales, keynoter<br />To register:<br />Info in the Gathering Area<br />
  19. 19. October 9! ALL FREE!!!<br />Disciples Network Regional Assembly<br />Christian Conference Center in Newton<br />Let’s take a huge group from Central!<br />Food booths<br />Workshops & demonstrations<br />Horse-drawn wagon rides<br />Tours of the Conference Center<br />Outdoor games for all ages<br />Live music (our own Beyond Belief will be there!)<br />Team Competitions<br />Worship in the Outdoor Chapel<br />
  20. 20. 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 />
  21. 21. Free Trade Equal Exchange<br />Coffee & Tea<br />For Sale<br />Contact the Church Office<br />for ordering.<br />
  22. 22. 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 />
  23. 23. The Library<br />Books and DVDs and periodicals.<br />Free internet access.<br />Delivery to homebound members.<br />On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.<br />
  24. 24. The current newsletter<br />is now available online at<br /><br />The August newsletter is online.<br />
  25. 25. Serving and Saving Tips<br />☼ Buy products in reduced packaging<br />☼ Use rechargeable batteries<br />☼ Eat seasonal foods<br />☼ Use green cleaners<br />
  26. 26. Please fill out the<br />attendance information<br />In one of the black books<br />in your row.<br />Thank you!<br />
  27. 27. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />Phone: 641-753-3129<br />Email:<br />Website:<br />
  28. 28. 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 />