Listen at SoundCloud

Welcome to Central Christian Church

[Jesus said], 'If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into a sea.'
—Mark 9:42, NRSV

2021-2022 Mid-Town Concert Series Schedule

2021 2022 brochure page 002
Thallander event photo

Mid-Town Concert Series - November 7th

The Mid-Town Concert Series, a ministry of Central Christian Church, will present organists Mark Thallander & Bruce Wilkin in concert on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Mr. Thallander is the president of The Mark Thallander Foundation and a former organist for Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral. Mr. Wilkin is the organist of the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Joining the program will be pianist Glenda Winkle-Morrow, and the recipients of the Thallander scholarships, Evangel University students Vance Bushong and Hayden Pyle.
There are TWO ways to enjoy this performance—in person in Central Christian’s spacious sanctuary for a socially distanced live experience, or online at CentralChristianSpringfield.org

October 10, 2021

Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Springfield, MO
Rev. Geoff Weinman, Sr. Minister
Rev. Alyssa Spradlin, Assoc. Minister
Dr. Mark Bowdidge, Choir Director
Vicky Claborn, Organist/Pianist

Christian Copyright Solutions #: 1668445
Scripture: Psalm 1:1-3 & Mark 9:30-37 (NRSV)
Sermon: “What Are We Talking About?”

Countdown Music: “Beside Still Waters” by Gwyneth Walker
Prelude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Lord, Speak to Me That I May Speak,” arr. By Gerald Near
Hymn of Praise – “Praise Him! Praise Him!” Verses 1 and 2, Chalice Hymnal No. 93

“Gloria Patri” Chalice Hymnal No. 36

Prayer Response – “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian” Verse 3, Chalice Hymnal No. 589

The Lord’s Prayer – Zack Zielinski/Vocals & Vicky Claborn/Piano:
                                “The Lord’s Prayer” arr. by Albert Hay Malotte

Choir Anthem – Central Christian Chancel Choir, with Nicky Sibley/Guitar & Vicky Claborn/Piano:
                                “Whoever Would Be Great Among You” by Ronald A. Nelson

Offertory Music – Central Christian Handbell Choir:
                                “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” arr. by Patricia Hurlbutt
                              
Hymn of Preparation – “We Come as Guests Invited” Verses 1 and 3, Chalice Hymnal No. 386

Communion – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Chorale Prelude on ‘Beach Spring,’” by Aaron David Miller
Hymn of Invitation – “Are You Able” Verses 1 and 4, Chalice Hymnal No. 621
Benediction Response: “Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service” Verse 4, Chalice Hymnal No. 461
Postlude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Prelude in C, BWV 553,” previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach

Countdown, Backgrounds and Motions are from MotionWorship.com
 

October 3, 2021

Rev. Geoff Weinman, Sr. Minister
Rev. Alyssa Spradlin, Assoc. Minister
Dr. Mark Bowdidge, Choir Director
Vicky Claborn, Organist/Pianist

Christian Copyright Solutions #: 1668445
Scripture: Mark 8:27-38 (NRSV)
Sermon: “Who Is He?”

Countdown Music: “Beside Still Waters” by Gwyneth Walker
Prelude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Prelude on a Shaker Hymn Tune” arr. by Gilbert M. Martin
Hymn of Praise – “Lift High the Cross” Verses 1 and 4, Chalice Hymnal No. 108

“Gloria Patri” Chalice Hymnal No. 36

Prayer Response – “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” Verse 3, Chalice Hymnal No. 602

The Lord’s Prayer spoken by the congregation

Choir Anthem – Central Christian Chancel Choir, Betsy Nace/Flute, Fred Spence/Clarinet & Vicky Claborn/Piano:
                                                “Anointed One” by Thomas Troeger & Richard Jeffrey

Offertory Music – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
                                                “He Hideth My Soul” arr. by Ovid Young
                              
Hymn of Preparation – “An Upper Room with Evening Lamps Ashine” Verses 1 and 3, Chalice Hymnal No. 428

Communion – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Meditation on ‘Maryton’” arr. by Gilbert M. Martin
Hymn of Invitation – “Living for Jesus” Verses 1 and 3, Chalice Hymnal No. 610
Benediction Response: “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” Verse 1, Chalice Hymnal No. 344
Postlude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“Finale, from ‘Variations on ‘Lift High the Cross’” by Janet Linker
                                                                                                                                                                                   
Countdown, Backgrounds and Motions are from MotionWorship.com
 

Lots of Events Coming Up...

Ss420130401 22512 55wubi 0 960x43520161130 22742 eyvzc