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October 10, 2021

PRAYER REQUESTS

  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, Tim Lewis, Ted Moore, Mary Etta Neiland, 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)

CONGRATULATIONS

Our congratulations to Mike and Dorothy Guthrie, who are the proud grandparents of a girl. Esther Elizabeth Andino was born Wednesday, October 6th, weighing 6 pounds 4 ounces. Cards may be sent to Essie’s parents, Sean and Holly Andino, 301 W G Street, Unit 302, San Diego, CA 92101.

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

CENTRAL WOMEN’S MINISTRY – GAME NIGHT

Ladies, join us for an evening of fun and fellowship at a Game Night at Central on Friday, October 22nd. Please bring your own dinner or eat before you come! Time for the dinner is 6:30 p.m. We will start off at 7:00 p.m. with a group game of BUNCO! Prizes await our winners. For any questions, please contact Caroline Lowery (603) 714-9863 or Emilie Porter (903) 603-3595.

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.

UPCOMING SHOWER

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

407 Clinton Avenue, East

Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Registered at Target & Amazon

TRUNK OR TREAT

This year our Trunk or Treat event will be held 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 participate 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).

PLEASE SEND A BIRTHDAY CARD

Jamie Cole (one of our shut-ins) will be celebrating her birthday Thursday, October 14th. Please encourage her by sending her a card to 182 Chanel Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35811.

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).

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

DIRECTORY UPDATE

  Joan Hacker’s new address is 801 S. Benton Avenue, Apt. 1108, Searcy, AR 72143; Cell: 256-970-9066.

  Mail can be sent to The Lucas Family by the following address: Matthew Lucas, PSC Box 206, APO AE09104.

MEN TO SERVE – OCTOBER

Chair Set-Up – Steve Lowery’s Team

CountingYocus Jones’ Team

Ushering – Ronald Graham’s Team

ATTENDANCE

October 3: Class – 148                                    Assembly – 224                                         Streaming Est – 60

CONTRIBUTION

Sunday, 10/3 – $30,108                                          Budget – $19,492                                Over – $10,616

YTD Contribution – $743,305                                 YTD Budget – $779,680                      Short – $36,375