October 2021

THE CENTRALITE FAMILY NEWSLETTER

“Building The Greatest Church Since Pentecost”

 

October 1, 2021

 

     October means Fall is in the air.  Normally during the Fall season ministry and activities around the church are engaging and moving forward.  Even in the middle of another Covid variant we are still gathering, growing in our faith and relationship with others, and beginning to see how we can reach out to our community.  I want to invite you to Come Back to Central and be engaged in Worship or Small Group Bible Study.  For our church family who have been plugged in to our ministries, I want to challenge you to invite and bring someone who needs to be surrounded by a warm and loving church family.                   Kevin

October Sermon Series 

A Vision To Reach The Community and Beyond

October 10 – Connect

October 17 – Grow

October 24 – Serve

October 31 – Go

 

Pastor’s Conference

Pastor Kevin will be gone on October 25 and 26 for the Pastor’s Conference at First Baptist Church in Jackson, MS.

 

 

MUSIC MINISTRY

As we see the news or read the paper, we realize that they’re a lot of things going on that bring uncertainty, fear, or other negative emotions to everyone.  For those who do not know the Lord, it is very fearful, but to us as Christians, it is only God’s Word being fulfilled.  I have seen so much prophecy fulfilled just in the last few years, that I am amazed.   We need to understand that as God’s Word says, “all these things must come to pass.”  Then shall the coming of Jesus takes place.  We should be committed to God, grounded in our faith, and realize in our heart, that God is not asleep nor is He away.  He is here and He is still God even in times of uncertainty.  Let us be determined to trust in God with all our heart, soul, and mind.  Let us be anchored in the fact that God is going to work all these things out for His glory and our good.                                          Bro. Danny

 

COLLEGE/YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

Thursday Night Bible Study

Join us for Fellowship and Bible Study on Thursday, October 7 and Thursday, October 21 at 7 pm.  Locations for the Bible Studies will be announced.

Thank You from Our College Ministry

Thank you for attending our Potato Bar Fundraiser to help us attend the Passion Conference in Atlanta.  We are preparing to have an incredible experience connecting with Jesus Christ along with 60,000 other college and young adults.

 

 

STUDENT MINISTRY

 Our Normal Student Ministry Opportunities:

Sunday Morning @ 9 am   

Sunday Night @ 5 pm

Wednesday Night @ 6:30 pm 

 

SNAC (Sunday Night After Church) on 

Sunday, October 10

Plan to stay after Sunday Night Youth until 7:15 for an extra time of food, fellowship, and more.

 

Student Ministry Road Trip on Sunday, October 24

After Morning Worship on Sunday, October 24 we are headed to the Baptist Children’s Village in Wiggins for an afternoon on fun and ministry.  We will eat lunch before heading to Wiggins.  We will return around 4:30 pm.

 

Summer Camp 2022

Mark your calendars now for our Summer Camp.  The dates are June 13 – 17, 2022.  We are going to Generate Camp LA Tech in Ruston, LA.  Watch for more details to be released over the next couple of months.

 

  If you missed our September Young at Heart meeting, you missed a blessing! Even though we were few in number, we had a great time. Our guest speaker was Alan Lumpkin, Superintendent of PRC schools, who spoke to us about the improvements to the three campuses. Through a very detailed slide show, we were shown before and after pictures of the new additions and plans for further improvements. He also discussed two of the historical buildings on the elementary campus and plans for a future archive of the history of the school system. God is truly blessing our school district and we need to be in prayer daily for the challenges set before the administrators, teachers, staff, and students.

     I encourage each of you to attend our October 5th meeting. Mr. Charlie Rogers from the Baptist Children's Home in Wiggins will be our guest speaker. We will begin a project for the Children's Home; more details will be given at the meeting.

     Please remember to pray for our friends who are sick or hurting - it's the best thing we can do for them!

     Love you all and hope to see you soon!    Reva

 

October 2021 - Upcoming Church Events

3 - Deacon Meeting - 3 PM

3 - Church Council Meeting - 4 PM

4 - Assoc. Fall Meeting - 6:30 PM - Mill Creek B.C.

5 - Young at Heart Luncheon - Noon

7 - College/Y. Adult Bible Study - 7 PM - TBD

10 - SNAC - Student Activity

13 - Quarterly Business Meeting - 6:30 PM

14 - Fall Adult Fishing Day - 6:30 AM - Assoc. Lake

16 - Church Work Day - 9 AM

17 - Church Picnic/Chili Cook-off/Cake Auction

21 - College/Y. Adult Bible Study - 7 PM - TBD

24 - Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - 8 AM

24 - Student Road Trip - BCV, Wiggins, MS

26 - MS Baptist Convention - FBC, Jackson, MS

30 - Fall Fest/Trunk or Treat - 2 - 4 PM

 

 

Sunday, October 17 at 5 PM

Join us for our Church Picnic

Hot Dogs, Chili, Chips, Dessert, Chili Cook-Off

Please let Selena know if you can bring Chili.


Youth Fundraiser - Sunday, October 17

After our Church Picnic

Homemade cakes, cookies, etc. 


Fall Fest - Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 30, 2 PM - 4 PM

Our Goal for Trunk or Treat is 15 - 20 Trunks. 

If you are interested in decorating a trunk, please see a member of the Children’s Committee by October 17.

(Mary, Bobbie, Desiree, Melissa, Rhonda, or Selena)

Volunteers also needed for other areas

of the Fall Fest.


Men’s Ministry Breakfast Fellowship

Sunday, October 24 at 8AM

All Men, Youth, and Boys are invited to attend.


A Sunday School Class for YOU!!!

Did you know that if you are not involved in our Sunday School Ministry that you are missed, and we have a group for you?   We have groups for children and youth.  We also have a group for our College & Career.  We didn’t forget the Adults – we have a “so called” Young Adult Group, Mixed Adult Group, Men’s Group and Ladies Group.  Come connect with a group, grow in your faith, and make your pastor happy.


Saturday, October 16

9 AM - Till


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