Central Baptist Church
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Centralite

 
 
“THE CENTRALITE”
Family Newsletter of Central Baptist Church
 
“Building the Greatest Church since Pentecost”
 
 
Bro. Billy Galloway, Pastor
Bro. Danny Johnson, Minister of Music
Bro. Cory Jones, Youth Director
  
 
November 1, 2020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

    

From the Desk of Bro. Billy

 

     
This has been the most difficult year that I can remember in my lifetime.  Things have changed from day to day. From hurricanes to pandemics. From face masks to social distancing.  From gathering to worship to Facebook and parking lot broadcasts.
It’s as if it has been a bad dream and we will wake up and it will all be gone, but it’s reality and we are having to learn how to live with it and to cope with it.  It is changing by the day, the hour, and even by the minute.
But with God there is no change, Hebrews 13:8 tells us that He is “the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.”
James 1:17 tells us that with Him there is “no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”
Satan is waging war, doing his best to destroy the things of God, the Nation, the Church, the family, and the individual.  Now folks I’ve done read the last chapter, “WE WIN!”  The song writer put it this way:
 
“Turn your eyes upon Jesus,
Look full in His wonderful face,
And the things of this earth will grow strangely dim,
In the light of His glory and grace.”
 
Don’t let the world discourage you, remember, in Christ, “WE WIN!”
 
 
 

MUSIC MINISTRY

 

This is a very exciting and eye opening time for God’s people.  All of my life I have been told, or read, or preached to about the return of Jesus, well it never happened.  But people, I believe it is right close by, the signs of the times, the prophecy of the Bible, all point to the return of Jesus.  We know that this old world cannot continue on like it is doing.  The human race cannot keep on existing  like it is doing, but it is sad that all those millions that will not be ready.  We should be faithful in sharing our Jesus with a lost and dying world that is on it’s way to hell.  So let us make our family, friends, and all we know to prepare the returning of our Jesus.  Let’s lift up our heads, for our redemption is drawing nigh.  God bless us all!

             Bro. Danny






YOUTH MINISTRY 

 

Thank you all for coming out to the Youth Bake Goods Fundraiser! Can you believe it is already NOVEMBER! It's a month of thankfulness. This month most families will come together and eat a meal - Thanksgiving. This month begins the series of celebrations - Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and King Cake (Maybe that's just a Nola thing). However, this can be an emotional time of the year. Maybe you are dreading this season. This is my first round of holidays without my Dad. We will get through the year. My prayer is that we remember the precious memories of our loved ones and come together with friends and family and begin new traditions. 

Toni and I are thankful for each one of you! Please reach out to us if you need prayer and someone to just talk to! 

God Bless,  Bro. Cory Jones

 

Youth Activities

-Month of November the Youth are collecting non-perishable goods for Central Baptist Church Food Bank. 

-Nov. 14, 2020 Youth Movie Night starts at 5 PM. Please let us know you are coming by Nov. 11.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

     Welcome back to Sunday School everyone.  It is fall time, leaves are turning, and we are yearning to see everyone in Sunday School classes.

     We have great teachers who will be teaching God’s words, showing how much he loves us, and was willing to give His only son on the cross, so we should have life with Him in heaven.

     Teaching our young people how to study the Bible, memorize verses and where they are found.  This is a great tool to be grounded in God’s word.  Telling others about Jesus and letting their light shine so Christ can be seen in them.

     As these young people grow into adults; and then become leaders in the church and society, their knowledge and grace will shine for Jesus.  Be faithful and fruitful to the end.  God made us to be valuable and faithful to Him. 

Genesis 17:7 - “And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.”

     May God Bless you all!  Bro. Lutrelle Taylor

 

 

 

YOUNG AT HEART

  It's the time of year when we celebrate the fall season, and many of us love to decorate our yards, homes and porches with brightly colored leaves and pumpkins. We have carved pumpkins, styrofoam pumpkins, metal pumpkins..... all kinds, but do we ever eat the fruit of these pumpkins we are so proud of? Most of us do not. We leave them as decorations until they rot and then we throw them away. What a waste! On the same note, how many of us display our Bibles on a coffee table or bedside stand and never pick it up? In fact, sometimes the decoration becomes dust covered! We do not feast on the food of the scriptures! That, too, is a waste of God's bounty for us!

     As we continue into this beautiful time of year, I encourage each of you to feast on the fruit of God's Word and stand on the promises He has for us!

 

 

 

Young at Heart News

 *Through our donation to the Shoe Box Ministry, we were able to help fill 159 more shoe boxes! We have now exceeded our goal of 300!!!!!!!

 *Please continue to support our Food Pantry. Our supplies are almost gone, and we desperately need food items. We also need items for our Thanksgiving baskets. If you would like to donate but can't get out, call the church office or send a donation for the purchase of needed items.

 

        Thanks for being awesome senior adults! 

         Love you, Reva




November 2020 - Upcoming Church Events

1 - Daylight Savings Time Ends

Set your Clocks BACK ONE HOUR

1 - Deacon Meeting - 4 PM

2 -  Baptist Women’s Day of Prayer - LCC - 10:30 AM

2 - Minister’s Fellowship - Juniper Grove - 10:30 AM

3 - Election Day - PRAY & VOTE

8 - Deacon Nominations - AM Service

14 - Youth Movie Night - 5 PM

15 - Shoebox Dedication - AM Service

15 - Thanksgiving Basket Supplies Due

19 - Thanksgiving Baskets Distributed

26 - Thanksgiving Day - OFFICE CLOSED

29 - 5th Sunday Singing - 5 PM



 

**Updated Church Service Times**

Sunday

9 AM - Sunday School

10 AM - Morning Worship Service

Children’s Church for Age 4 - Grade 3

5 PM - Evening Worship Service

Wednesday

6:30 - Prayer Meeting/Missions/Youth



 

November Food Pantry Need 

Spaghetti & Spaghetti Sauce


Items needed for Thanksgiving Food Baskets:  Canned Ham, Stuffing Mix, Canned Sweet Potatoes,

Cranberry Sauce, Jiffy Mix, Canned Green Beans, Canned Pumpkin, Gravy Mix, Instant Mashed Potatoes,

Dessert/Pie Mix



Operation Christmas Child - Shoebox Ministry

Thanks to your donations, we have exceeded our goal of 300 boxes!! 

If you have any shoeboxes to turn in, please bring them in

by Sunday, November 15 for our shoebox dedication service.



 


Election Day

Tuesday, November 3



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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