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June 12, 2022


We rejoice with the angels over the birth of a new brother. Jon Pride, a resident of His Way, was baptized Sunday, June 5th. Please welcome and encourage him.


  Allen Stewart, brother of Todd Stewart, is in Huntsville Hospital, Room 1754.

  Please keep David Thomason (former member) in your prayers as he had a pacemaker put in Friday, June 10th.

  Mothers-In-Waiting: Mishaella Ryans (7/7), Breanna Baucum (7/13), and Karin Bell (11/3).

  Our Shut-ins: Amelia Biser, Jamie Cole, Ted Moore, Mary Etta Neiland, Sheril Townsley, and Herb Underwood

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


Our sympathy is extended to:

  The Raum Family in the passing of Chloe’s grandmother, Margaret Darst, Monday morning, June 6th. Cards may be sent to Chloe’s mother, Kendra Roberson, 1144 Cardessa Lane, Grant, AL 35747.

  Tim Robinson, whose uncle, James Walker, passed away this past week. Tim asks that we pray for the Walker Family.


June 12 – Handsfree Workcamp: Afterward – Rodney Keeton

June 19 – Guyana Missions – Kishore Etwaroo


Dear Church Family,

May I express my deep appreciation for the outpouring of cards, texts, phone calls, Facebook postings, lunch, and those who spoke to me personally on the occasion of my 90th birthday. This outpouring was very uplifting and humbling. Thank you – thank you

In Christian love.

Richard Brown

Prayers of Thanksgiving for the outpouring of love by the Central Family during the time of Clyde’s passing. Thanks for the flowers, food, and encouragement from Central, and hard working all those involved in the Memorial Service. Clyde truly loved his Central Family.           

Clyde Jones Family


 On June 21, at 11:00, the Tuesday Ladies class will have lunch and a visit with Cheryl Etwaroo in the small fellowship area next to the kitchen. We will hear from Cheryl about the Guyana work and more important get an update on our prayer connections there. A box lunch from Angel's Island is planned; the cost is $10.00. (Please give your lunch money to Allison Goad, Janice Greenleaf, or Kathleen Lowery by June 18 so that we can make the order.) Drinks will be provided. Please let us know if your life has been rearranged since April when you signed "Yes" to this event. Looking forward to seeing you on June 21 at 11:00.                    

Allison, Janice, and Kathleen


May 29 through June 19

1.   General Bible Class (Family Life Center)

Through June 19, the general Bible class will have a new topic each week. The topic for June 12 is “Service.” The format will be small groups organized around a handout that will be provided prior to the beginning of class.

A new series called “Spiritual Vision for Life” is planned to begin on June 26, which will be conducted alongside a sermon series addressing the same topics each week. More information will be provided in coming weeks.

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. The class is generally organized to alternate between Old Testament and New Testament books, topics, and ideas. However, prayer and sharing are also integral parts of the class. As participants begin to apply the teaching to their own lives, they are invited to openly share burdens with one another. This is so that others who have walked that path previously can share their own experience and wisdom in how to face that situation faithfully. 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.


Summer Term: June 15 through August 24

1.   Designed for Happiness – The Beatitudes: An Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-12) (Family Life Center; Teacher: Allen Wright)

“A Christian shouldn’t be concerned with happiness,” the man said. “He should only be concerned with Christian joy,” he continued with a sour look on his face. Why is it that Christians are accused of being miserable? If we are free from sin, if we are saved from punishment, if we are at peace with God and loved by him, it would follow that we would be happy people. My question as we look at the Sermon on the Mount is, “Just how happy are you?” If you struggle with happiness and you are more comfortable with anxiety and fear, then this study is for you. In 11 weeks, we will only have time to cover the first 12 verses of chapter 5 of Matthew but what goldmine there is in these verses! There is a slight possibility that we might get into being “Salt and Light” (5:14-16) but no promises. Zoom link:

2.   Practicing Personal Bible Study (Library; Facilitator: Gregg Rigney)

As a follow-up to last quarter’s inductive Bible Study class, we will be meeting this summer to engage in either a Biblical book or topical study of the group’s choosing. The format is anticipated to be mostly class-participatory, rather than a teacher-led lecture. Participants will want to do reading and study during the week to contribute to their own and the group’s learning. Attendance of the inductive study class will be helpful, but not necessary.

3.   Overflow Praise and Worship Gathering (Room 200; Coordinators: Daniel Alavi, Gerry Binford, and Rodney Keeton)

An optional gathering is offered during the 7:00 pm class time. This gathering is intended to be both outreach and encouragement focused. It is designed to reach new members, “Covid” displaced members, visitors, and anyone seeking a time of praise and worship on a Wednesday evening. In an effort to be sensitive to younger families who cannot stay late on Wednesdays, this gathering will start promptly at 7:00 pm and finish at 7:30 pm. Anyone wishing to stay until 8:00 pm can do so and fellowship with one another.

During this time, there will be singing, prayer and Scripture reading centered around spiritual disciplines. All are welcome to attend!

If you already attend a Bible class or small group on Wednesday evenings, please continue to do so! If not, feel free to join us in Room 200.


Chair Set-Up – Steve Lowery’s Team

Counting – Alan Moore’s Team

Ushering – Ronald Graham’s Team




Etwaroo Visits at Central



College – FNL (6:30 pm)



Jr. High Impact



Sr. High Impact



Jr. High Higher Grounds



College – FNL (6:30 pm)



Teens’ Higher Grounds



College – FNL (6:30 pm)



Family Gathering