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October 6, 2021

 

PRAYER REQUESTS

  Lorraine Baker: “Please pray for my sister, Mildred Badger. God bless all my children. Please pray for my friend, Jenny Morris. She is very ill.”

  Garret and Karin Bell: “Pray for our 3-year-old niece, Ivory Cseter, who is at Huntsville Hospital with inflamed legs, stomach pains, and high clotting levels. This has happened multiple times in the past months. So please pray that the doctors find the cause. Please pray for tired mother, Sara Bell, also.” (Update: Ivory was released from the hospital Monday. Will be going to a specialist.)

  Stacey Condron: “Please pray for Ms. Curry (97 years old), whose daughter died on Thursday. She is afraid of being alone. Pray for her to have peace and for me to help her through this.”

  Please keep Tim Lewis in your prayers as he recovers from back surgery. (Update: “Overall better each day.”)

  Jared McCall: “Pray for me to stay encouraged during my job search. Also, pray for the students to stay encouraged as well throughout the semester.”

  Roger Noah: “Please pray for Michelle Parker and Family, Jana Coilbert and Family, C.R. Noah and Family, and Seth Barber and Family.”

  Johnny Powell will be in Hospice Family Care for another week while Louise Williams is on vacation. He is able to have visitors and receive cards while there. His address is: Hospice Family Care, Johnny Powell, 10000 Serenity Lane, Huntsville, AL 35803, Room 111.

  Kevin Prempeh: “Pray for my sister, Nicole, who has COVID; pray that she fully recovers in mind, body, and spirit.”

  Rachel and Addy Ray: “Graham continues to recover well. Thank you for the continued prayers, cards, calls, and the wonderful basket of fruit and treats. We have all enjoyed it.” (Update on Graham: “I’m ahead of schedule. I see the doctor on the 28th. Hopefully I’ll get back to life after that…see you soon.”)

  Tom and Selwyn Reynolds: “Please pray new treatment plan will kill all the cancer in Regina Ralston. More spots found. Pray for her surgery on October 7 for skin graft. Pray for peace for Regina and Russell and their family.” (Cards of encouragement may be sent to The Ralstons at 868 Stinnett Ave, Madisonville, TN 37354.)

  Mothers-In-Waiting: Emilie Porter (1/6/2022), Stephany Moore (3/5/22), and Rachael Sherrill (4/11/2022)

  Our Shut-ins: Amelia Biser, Jamie Cole, Ted Moore, Mary Etta Neiland, LaVonne Norville, Johnny Powell, Graham Ray, and Bill & Sheril Townsley.

  Our Missionaries: Denisovs & Rahimovs (Tomsk, Russia), Kishore Etwaroo Family (Port Kaituma, Guyana), Carlos & Linda Eguizabal (Juayua & Salcoatitan, El Salvador) & YOU (Huntsville Area)

SAYING GOODBYE IS HARD TO DO

October 3rd was the last Sunday two of our families were with us before moving. Joan Hacker is moving to Searcy, AR to be closer to some of her family, and The Lucas Family will be moving to Germany for a year with Matt’s job. We will miss all of them. Joan’s new address is 801 S. Benton Avenue, Apt. 1108, Searcy, AR 72143. The Lucas Family will send us their address as soon as they get an APO Box.

THANK YOU

Central Church of Christ,

Thank you so much for your generous donation to His Way. We also thank you for your support/ acts of kindness to Mom and Dad thru the years.           In Him,

Mark, Sarah, Tim and Pam Ashley

I would like to say thanks to my Central Family for everything that you did during my sickness – the calls, texts, food, prayers, just everything. I feel truly blessed to be part of a loving and caring family.

Ronald Graham

Thank you, Central, for the beautiful fruit basket. The fruit and treats were all so healthy and made us feel good. We are so blessed to have Juanita, who God gave the great talent of putting a beautiful fruit basket together.                                          Thanks again.

Charlie and Barbara Hopkins

Prayer of thanks. Thank God for his blessings and a good report from my surgery. They successfully removed all the melanoma edges. Thank you to everyone for your prayers, cards, and beautiful fruit basket.                                                          LaVonne Norville

Dear Central family,

Thank you for the beautiful gift basket of snacks and fruit. It has been immensely appreciated.

My recovery from neck surgery has gone extremely well. I was released from physical therapy weeks early because God’s healing power.

Thank you for your prayers and cards of support. Your love has been key in my successful recovery. (Also, I had a great nurse. Thanks, Selwyn!) I pray God will use me as we all work together in recovery.

In Christ’s love,

Tom Reynolds

YOU ARE INVITED

Jeff Norville requests your presence on Saturday, October 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. at Central church of Christ to witness the publicly sharing of marriage vows with his fiancé, Ashley Boston. Please come and support our brother as they begin their lives together.

Their registry at WalMart and Amazon is listed under Ashley’s name.

TRUNK OR TREAT

This year our Trunk or Treat event will be on Saturday, October 30th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. We will need lots of help with the following:

·        Kitchen Helpers (We are providing hot dogs, chips, cookies, and lemonade.)

·        Meeters & Greeters

·        Lots of Candy – Need in case some of our cars run out.

·        Decorated Vehicles (Please note if you are decorating your vehicle, you are also providing candy to give out at your vehicle. You will also need to be here early in order to set up and be ready by 6:00.)

Everyone is invited to come and help in this event. Please be praying for the church and this outreach to our community.

If you have any questions or can fulfill one of these needed areas, please contact Rodney Keeton (256-520-9196).

UPCOMING SHOWERS

October 17 – Mario and Jasmine (Franklin) Barrera (Wedding)

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Taco ‘bout

LYve

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A COUPLES’ SHOWER HONORING

Jasmine and Mario

October 17, 2021

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

407 Clinton Avenue, East

Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Registered at Target & Amazon

SUNDAY ADULT CLASS OPTIONS – FALL TERM

September 12 through November 21 – 9:00 A.M.

Two adult classes are offered on Sundays at 9:00. Also please note that the adult classes are not livestreamed. Instead, a Zoom link is provided for access to an online small group.

1.   The Story of Redemption (Gymnasium; Coordinator: Loren Wisehart)

Groups will wrap up at 9:45 am in order to move chairs into place for the large assembly which begins at 10:15 am. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83086751743?pwd=RjNTYVR3QXNUUDRXYUxtN25VRmM0QT09

2.   Women’s Ministry (Library; Coordinators: Sue Underwood and Kim Story)

This class provides Bible-based content in a LIFE Talk setting and is set up to minister to women who are the head of their household and women whose husbands are not Christians. Women of all ages and situations are welcome who wish to participate in this ministry. While two ladies provide the principal oversight for the class, a number of ladies from within the class will be encouraged to lead individual sessions, usually a week or two at a time.

WEDNESDAY ADULT CLASS OPTIONS – FALL TERM

September 8 through December 1 (Thanksgiving Devotional on November 24)

Wednesday classes are at 7:00 pm. Zoom links will be provided for online access to some of the groups. For those interested in supporting men’s and women’s ministries at that time outside of Central’s building, please contact Jim Norville and Selwyn Reynolds, respectively.

1.   Better Together (Library; Coordinator: Melinda Goad; Women only)

This class for ladies can either be in-person or zoomed. The two-fold goal is to 1) teach each other through our growing Bible study skills and 2) develop deeper relationships as we examine challenging texts. Contact Melinda Goad

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86546256824?pwd=ZndPSUdCUm02ZVJ1THdZVG5KWEk2QT09

2.   Generational Discipleship (Room 200; Leader: Daniel Alavi)

The Generational Discipleship class is designed to explore the wonderful ways God is moving throughout His people worldwide in order to equip one another for work of ministry that’s been divinely tasked to us.

3.   Raising Godly Kids (Room 113; Coordinator: Chad Dickey)

This class can either be in-person or join in on our zoom link. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86363371603?pwd=cjM1bmFxZ0kyTU5SR1VQUlN2QlpOZz09

HARVEST BANQUET – NOVEMBER 6TH

We’re having a luau that’s sure to be fun,

it’s time for a Harvest Banquet under the sun!

All Sonrisers (everyone 60 years and older)

are welcome to join us on Saturday, November 6th, at 11:30 a.m.

Outside on the lawn at Central Church of Christ

Wear your best Hawaiian garb, we’ll provide the lei,

let's celebrate the tropical way!

RSVP by October 31st to the church office at (256) 534-0382 or

pat(-at-)centralfamily.org

or stop by the sign-up table in the fellowship hall after Sunday assembly.

If you are not a Sonriser and would like to help or make a donation, please stop by the sign-up table or contact Hollye Dickey (hbdickey(-at-)gmail.com) or Allison Goad (allisonmgoad(-at-)gmail.com).

MEN TO SERVE – OCTOBER

Chair Set-Up – Steve Lowery’s Team

CountingYocus Jones’ Team

Ushering – Ronald Graham’s Team