AUGUST 2, 2020

REJOICE

We rejoice with the angels over the birth of a new brother. Matt Twilley, a resident of His Way, was baptized Thursday, July 30th. Please welcome and encourage him.

WELCOME

We welcome Daniel Alavi, who will be working as our new campus minister, and his wife, Fallon. We are excited that they have decided to work with and fellowship with us.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Ø  Jamie Burns: “1) My mom (Ava Burns) was rushed to the hospital Monday, July 27th, due to pain from fluid on her lungs and extreme high blood pressure. At this time she is not being allowed any visitors. Please pray for my parents during this time. They haven't been separated like this for years. Please pray for my mom. 2) Also my sister (Beth Messier) and her daughters (Laura and Lily) have COVID. Beth and Laura are struggling with harsh symptoms. Lily seems to be recuperating. Please keep them and the rest of their household in your prayers.”

Ø  Pat Canterbury: “Please pray for my 9 years old great niece’s friend, Destiny Riekeberg, who has a rare type of liver cancer (Hepatoblastoma). Her cancer has advanced and is now in her abdomen and lungs.

Ø  Nikki Holley: “Prayers for the Bahamas and those on the east coast with the impending storm. May God have mercy.”

Ø  Our Shut-ins: Cindy Anderson, Lorraine Baker, Amelia Biser, Jamie Cole, Vickie Cook, James Hall, Martha Jones, Sally Mans, Joy McKee, Mike Porter, Johnny Powell, and Bill & Sherill Townsley.

Ø  Mother-In-Waiting: Mishaella Ryans (10/1)

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

THANK YOU

We need to say a special thank you to all of the individuals that helped us move Saturday; Tom and Selwyn Reynolds, Jeff Norville, Adam Clemons, Chris Stolz, Mike and Dawn Long, Dan and Emily Spiceland, Chris and Ashley Baker, Steve Lowery, Darryl Floyd, Doug Stogner, Daniel Hohnsted and any others we forgot! Jessica and I are eternally grateful to be surrounded by such wonderful people and would like to ask for special blessings as they were such a tremendous blessing to us!           

Brandon and Jessica Ogle

CONGRATULATIONS

Our congratulations to Dana Mercier, who is the proud grandfather, and Lorraine Baker, who is the proud great-grandmother, of a girl. Abigaile Grace was born to Tayler and Meredith Hinkle Saturday, July 25th, weighing 6 pounds 5 ounces.

BEING THANKFUL  AND SHARING OUR NEWS

We are so thankful to God for answered prayers. Our firstborn granddaughter, Miranda Hunt (daughter of Travis and Amy Hunt), was baptized Tuesday, July 28th, around 11:00 p.m. We are blessed to have been there for her physical birth and there to watch as she was spiritually born! So proud of her. Best decision she will ever make.

Jon and Pat Canterbury                               

CENTRAL ONLINE ADULT “SUNDAY A.M.” CLASSES

Robert Wade continues the series called The Shadows: The Centrality of Jesus. This class is prerecorded on YouTube and will be posted by Saturday evening each week ahead of Sunday morning assembly. To watch at any time, go to https://www.centralfamily.org/ Click on "Live Streaming", then click on "Click here for previous recordings", finally click on "Classtime 08-02-20".

ONLINE ADULT WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUMMER SERIES

Join us (Zoom wise) this Wednesday from 7–8 when Jim Phillips and Richard Brown will be sharing How Central Prepares and Presents Communion. To connect, select this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89700172301?pwd=M0FwcVpJTkxjWHNYVjBYa0dNQnJoZz09. We look forward to seeing you then!

PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW

We are trying to get a feel for those who are watching online, those who are present at the church building, or those who are not able to do either on Sundays. Can you please email pat@centralfamily.org as to what you are doing? Thank you.

MASKS ARE AVAILABLE

All sizes of washable cloth masks are available in the church office. If you would like one, please contact the office (256-534-0382) before coming.

ATTENDANCE

Sunday, July 26 – At the Building – 118

Sunday, July 26 – YouTube (Streaming) – Estimated 180

CONTRIBUTION

Sunday, July 26 – $16,012                                       Budget – $20,699                                Short – $4,687

YTD – $562,619                                                        YTD Budget – $620,970                      Short – $58,351