January 29, 2014 Volume 7, Number 4 Job Opening Associate Director of Student Ministries Central United Methodist Church is now receiving applications for a full-time Assoc. Director of Student Ministries position. This position is responsible for providing ministry and programs to students and families through weekly programming, Bible studies, discipleship opportunities, relationship building, missions, retreats, etc. Recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteer leaders is an essential element of the position. This position will also be the primary leader and coordinator for all student worship opportunities including leading weekly youth and middle school worship times. A bachelor’s degree is required and a minimum of three years of experience working with students in a ministry capacity is required. Interested persons should submit their resume and letter of interest to Brooke Hunsaker at [email protected]
or by mail to: Central UMC, Attn: Brooke Hunsaker, P.O. Box 1106, Fayetteville, AR 72702. A full job description is available upon request. The application deadline is March 1, 2014. The position will start on or before July 1, 2014.
A Charge Conference (in conjunction with a regular Church Council meeting) has been called for Tuesday, February 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the Wesley Chapel. The purpose of the Charge Conference will be to consider approving a resolution that would provide for Central UMC, Inc. to accept the property and assets of Wiggins UMC-Fayetteville as approved by a Charge Conference held at Wiggins on Sunday, January 19. If Central agrees to accept the property and assets, Wiggins will continue to function as a church until the end of April at which time the church will temporarily close. It will then re-launch in the fall of 2014 as a satellite congregation of Central under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Jody Farrell with primary staff assistance from Dr. Jim Hightower. Also, the Charge Conference will consider renewal of candidacy for Ms. Lauren DeLano. All members of the Church Council are asked to attend this meeting.
Imagine No Malaria Central is helping to take the lead in the fight against malaria, a bloodborne disease that is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito, by receiving regular offerings on the first Sunday of every month. Malaria is the largest killer in the continent of Africa, claiming a life every 60 seconds. Our goal is to raise $100,000 over the next two years. For more information, contact Jody Farrell at [email protected]
or 442-1805. The River Are you ready to feel God’s Presence? On Sunday, February 9th, at 6:00 p.m., come “where the river flows, life abounds” Ezekiel 47:9. This service is meant to usher in the Power of God and position you in the fellowship of other believers in prayer and worship. It’s led with scripture, song and prayer in Wesley Chapel. Do you need a touch of healing, a word of wisdom? If you haven’t been to the River lately, come get swept away! The River will is held each month. It’s casual and childcare is provided.
Message Podcasts Available Subscribe to a podcast of Sunday messages through iTunes! Go to centraltolife.com, click on Messages, and follow the prompts regarding podcast subscription.
February Ushers Rick Green is usher chairman for the 8:30 a.m. classic services in the Sanctuary for the month of February. Others serving during this service will be D.D. Dunagin, Lee Parker, Donald Stanton, Ralph Treat, and Janie Ward. For the 11:00 a.m. classic services, John Faucette is usher chairman. Serving along with him are Paula Agee, Woody Bassett, Chuck Bushong, Joe Finney, Bill Greenhaw, Missy Kincaid, Todd Lewis, Steve Noland, Bette Stamps, and Jerry C. Stamps.
Wednesday, February 5th Scrambled Eggs, Sausage & Gravy, Hashbrowns, Biscuits, Cinnamon Rolls Kids’ Meal: Pigs n Blankets
In Need of Prayer Melinda Lunn, Scott Huddleston, Gus Roten, Jennifer Jones, Bob Cantrell, and Bobby Davis. Sympathy to... Christian Brannan in the death of his father, Jimmy Brannan, of Fayetteville. Barbara Starr Roberts in the death of her daughter, Lori Starr, of Fayetteville. Connie Sturgis in the death of her mother, Jean Hitt, of Lookeba, Oklahoma.
Sunday Parking Options Besides our surface parking and the parking deck we want to remind our members and guests that ample parking is available at the Washington County parking deck located across College Avenue, which is a short walk to the church. Parking options also include the Auto Zone parking lot and Washington Elementary School lots north of the church campus. Parking is also available south of the campus in the Hathcock Building parking lot. We encourage our able-bodied regular attenders to consider these alternative options to make room for our guests. Inclement Weather Policy When streets are snow/ice covered on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings and you have questions concerning closings or activities, we encourage you to check Central’s website at www.centraltolife.com, or call our phone system at 442-4237. The following media will also be notified: KNWA and KHOG television stations and KLRC 101.1 radio station. On Wednesday nights, if school has been cancelled because of inclement weather, there will be no CentralPoint.
Razorback Basketball Faith Night The UA Ticket Office has offered members of our congregation a unique opportunity to see the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team in action at Bud Walton Arena on Wednesday evening, February 5th, for their game versus Alabama at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the game are normally priced at $25, but can be purchased for $15 each with this offer. Tickets can be purchased through the Razorback website and keying in the Promo Cod “FAITH” prior to purchasing tickets. For Our Children’s Safety As a safety precaution, all parents of younger children are reminded that it is recommended that whenever a child leaves a service of worship to use a restroom or move from one building to another, that child should be accompanied by an adult. Thanks for making the safety of our children a priority.
Worship Attendance 1/26/14 8:30 a.m. Classic 284 9:45 a.m. Contemporary 415 11:00 a.m. Classic 240 11:00 a.m. Contemporary 342 studentlife/Team 4:12 Worship 168 Other Worship Services 76 _______________________________________________ Total Attendance
Record of Our Stewardship General Operations Needed each week Received this week Property Maintenance Needed each week Received this week Count Me In Received this week Life-to-Date
1/26/14 $ 76,901 58,966 5,426 6,069 13,791 $ 3,273,992
Central Members with No Address on File If you have an address or contact information for any of the following members of Central, please contact Theresa at the church office, at 442-4237 or [email protected]
Thank you for your assistance. Ms. Robin K. Baldwin Miss Amanda Rhea Bartlett Jared Spencer Delaney Jake Stephen Delaney Ms. Pamela S. Delaney Kevin Joseph Eubanks James A. Fisher Ashley Michelle Fryar Edward Devin Fryar Miss Tiffany Elizabeth Grabbe Mrs. Lisa G. Harper James T. (Jim) Hatfield Mrs. Tammy J. Hauth
Quannah L. Jordan Ms. Angela M. Kyser Miss Julia Marie Kyser Mrs. Jennifer Kate Lieux Jonathan Scott Lusk Miss Kathryn Leigh (Katie) McClure Michael Wade Milburn Ms. Megan Moores Ms. Diane M. Raymond Michael A. Stelte Steven C. Stewart
Jeffrey B. Ash Miss Sarah Caroline Bailey Miss Margaret Grace Gude Brian W. Hensman Miss Brittany Nicole Hensman Miss Brooke Taylor Hensman Miss Courtney Camron Hensman Mrs. Christine F. Hensman Mrs. Gwendolyn Faye Howell Miss Erin Sloan Kirkpatrick Miss Rachel Lauren Kirkpatrick Paul J. Kirkpatrick Jeffrey D. Kisor
Ms. Sabra L. Lands Denver Lamar Little Mrs. Dana Ellen Pettit Zane Andrew Placke Maj. Mark Nelson Stewart C. David Strange Clayton J. Taylor Ms. Marcia A Taylor Miss Tiffany Nicole Taylor Zachary Adam Taylor Mrs. Alicia L. Zimmerman
Calendar of Events Sunday, February 2 8:00 8:15
8:30 9:40 9:45 10:35 11:00 11:00 12:15 5:00 5:30
Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room) Contemporary Worship Team Rehearsal (Great Hall) Classic Worship Celebration (Sanctuary) Sunday School Contemporary Worship Celebration (Great Hall) Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room) Classic Worship Celebration (Sanctuary) Contemporary Worship Celebration (Great Hall) B90 Leader Training (Wesley 310) CCM Super Bowl Party (SMB 202-204) Ozark Bronze (Ed Bldg 109)
Monday, February 3 9:45
10:30 4:30 5:00 5:15 5:30 6:00 6:00 6:30
Timothy Team Teachers Meeting (Bride’s Room) Gospel of Luke Bible Study (Wesley Chapel) NW District Pastors Meeting (Wesley 310) TOPS (Wesley 304) CCA Board Meeting (SMB 201) Jubellation! (Ed Bldg 109) Stephen Ministry Training (Wesley 102) Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision (Wesley 310) Boy Scouts Troop 102 (CAC 1-2)
Wednesday, February 5 9:00 9:30 10:30 5:00 5:45 5:45 6:00 6:00 6:00 6:00 6:30 7:00
Staff Meeting (Wesley 304) The Gathering (SMG 2nd Floor) Senior Saints Choir (Wesley 102) CentralPoint Meal Begins (Great Hall) Tiny Tims Begins (Central Park) Timothy Team Begins (Education Bldg) CentralPoint Classes Begin (Various Locations) Team 4:12 (SMB Worship Center) Men’s Step Study (Wesley 205) Women’s Step Study (Wesley 206) Contemporary Worship Team Rehearsal (Great Hall) Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
Thursday, February 6 9:30 10:00 11:30 2:30 5:30 7:30
Wesleyan Discipleship Essentials - Pulliam (Wesley 310) Community Meals Bible Study (CAC Siderooms 1/2) Community Meals (Great Hall) Children’s Ministry Prayer Gathering (Wesley 107) Celebrate Recovery Gathering (SMB 2nd Floor) Central’s College Ministry (CAC Siderooms)
Friday, February 7
No events scheduled at this time
Tuesday, February 4 6:30 9:00 9:30 11:30 5:00 6:00 6:30 6:30 6:30 7:00
Men’s Small Group (Wesley 310) Worship Team Meeting (Wesley 303) Disciple III - Gullett (Wesley 310) Community Meals (Great Hall) Worship Jam (SMB Worship Center) Charge Conference (Wesley Chapel) Disciple III - Pendleton (Wesley 304) When God’s Spirit Moves Study (Wesley 306/307) Church Council Meeting (Wesley 310) Camp Ozark Info Meeting (Wesley 104)
Saturday, February 8 9:00
CPR Training (SMB Central Park)
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Lord’s Day Celebration Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany Last in a Series on Slinging Seed 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Classic Worship - Sanctuary 9:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship - Great Hall Mark 4:1-9,14-20
When the Crop Comes In
Dr. John Robbins
11:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship - Great Hall Mark 4:1-9,14-20
When the Crop Comes In
Dr. Steve Pulliam
Holy Communion at all Services of Worship this Sunday For after-hours emergencies, please call 479-442-4237 and then select option 5.