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We will be helping our neighbors by serving food at
Grace United Methodist Church on Tuesday, January 17th.  

If you are able to help with the preparation, packing, transportation, or serving please let the church office know our your availability.  We are always looking for volunteers to help our friends in the neighborhood and all God's children.
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2022 Lenten Fish Drive

This Lenten SeasonCentral Christian Church will join with Ozarks Food Harvest from March 13 – April 24 with the annual Lenten Fish Drive.  In 2015, the community began “fishing” for struggling families and neighbors through a food drive that collects high-protein fish products during Lent.

Collected fish items will benefit the one in five children and one in seven adults who face food insecurity in the Ozarks. Fish contains many nutrients and has a high protein value, and it is requested by many people who receive food assistance through our network of 270 hunger-relief partners.

If you would like to donate online, please click on the 'Online Giving' tab above and follow the instructions.  

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The Mid-Town Concert Series, a ministry of Central Christian Church presents Dr. Kristine Harris, trumpet, and Dr. Melinda Smashey Jones, piano, in a joint performance on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.  Dr. Harris is on the faculty of the Ozarks Technical Community College and holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in trumpet performance from Ball State University.  Dr. Jones is a professor of music at Southwest Baptist University and the pianist for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Ozarks Lyric Opera.
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2022 Food Fight

Once again Central Christian Church will join with Ozarks Food Harvest to help Boyd Elementary from February 28 – March 11 for the title of Food Fight champ while raising meals for our neighbors facing hunger.

Funds raised will provide weekend meals for at-risk students through Ozarks Food Harvest’s Weekend Backpack Program and food donations will stock school and community food pantries to serve Springfield families seeking food assistance.

Central has been a part of this program for many years and we will continue to support Springfield community schools.  If you have any questions about donating, please contact the church office.

Mid-Town Concert Series
March 6, 2022 at 3:00PM

The Mid-Town Concert Series, a ministry of Central Christian Church presents pianist Matthew Bengtson in concert on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.  Dr. Bengtson is an assistant professor of piano literature at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.  He studied piano as an undergraduate at Harvard University and completed both the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in piano performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.  Dr. Bengtson will perform works by Liszt, Ravel, Fauré, Franck, and Luke Carlson, an assistant professor of music theory & composition at College of the Ozarks.
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The Ordination of Alyssa Spradlin

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

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Scriptures: Proverbs 9:1-6; Luke 5:1-11 (NRSV)

Prelude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“God the Spirit, Guide and Guardian” arr. by Edwin T. Childs
Hymn of Praise – “God of Grace and God of Glory” Verses 1,4,5, Chalice Hymnal No. 464

Anthem – Irelynn Holst, Rebecca Claborn, Sydney Winders/Guitar:
                                “Crowded Table” by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Lori McKenna
Hymn – “Be Thou My Vision” Chalice Hymnal No. 595
Transition Music – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“How Beautiful” arr. John Carter

Communion – Alison Garrett, Becky Clifton-Hopkins, Emily Bowen-Marler, Cory Goode/Vocalists; Lou Hakan/Bass Guitar; Cory Goode/Acoustic Guitar, Emily Bowen-Marler/Piano:
“For Everyone Born” by Shirley Erena Murray
Recessional: Alison Garrett, Becky Clifton-Hopkins, Emily Bowen-Marler, Cory Goode/Vocalists; Lou Hakan/Bass Guitar; Cory Goode/Acoustic Guitar:
“One Love/People Get Ready”  by Bob Marley and Curtis Mayfield
Postlude – Vicky Claborn/Organ:
“We Call Ourselves Disciples” arr. by Charles Callahan; “Doxology” arr. by Fred Bock

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Week of Compassion 2022

Week of Compassion is the relief, refugee, and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  Your gifts to Week of Compassion bring hope out of despair, find blessings amid devastation, and help transform loss into new life.  Your contributions bring tangible relief and change the course of lives.
When you give, you help rebuild communities recovering from disaster.  You also empower farmers to grow new kinds of crops in a changing climate; you support refugees; you empower youth through education, and empower women through vocational opportunities.  In so many different ways, your gifts of love have the power to transform lives.

Love is shelter.  Love is a listening ear.  Love is community.  Love is a hopeful future.  Love is a path forward.  When all else seem lost, love remains.

To give to Week of Compassion, click on the online giving button above and follow the directions.  
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