THE SOURCE BLAST
Third Sunday After the Epiphany
Announcements & Events for
January 26- February 2, 2020
OUR PURPOSE

EXALT - THE LORD   EQUIP - THE SAINTS
 EMBRACE - THE COMMUNITY
THE PREACHED WORD

Preacher: Natasha Brown
TOPIC: "Follow the Leader"


SCRIPTURE : Matthew 4: 18-22

Jesus will choose ordinary people like you, to follow Him
and be His disciple.



Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
THE CUMC SPIRITUAL FORMATION MINISTRY

New powerful studies will begin this week!

In addition to the current classes offered, we are delighted to present a fresh new group of studies for spiritual and discipleship maturation at Central. These studies are briefly described in the Discipleship Formation 2020 Brochure which is available in the Narthex. There are options for remote (online) studies as well in this offering.
Forward your registration request or questions to Wendell C. Love at
404-444-2175 or email wendell.love@gmail.com


CLASSES OFFERED
Mondays
The Class Meeting - Starting 1/27, 7:00 pm. Rev. Mildred Gunn, facilitator
Power Surge - Starting 1/27, 7:00 pm, Arlette Ricks , facilitator

Tuesday
The Disciple's Path - 12:00 noon, Rev. Vance Ross, facilitator
Three Simple Rules: Youth Class, 7:00 pm, Rev. Angela Johnson, facilitator
Journey through the Bible- 7:00 pm, Rev. Frederick Gray, facilitator

Wednesday
Jesus and the Disinherited- 7:00 pm, Herman Sloan, facilitator
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace Class 7:00 pm
Senior Pastor's Bible Study- 7:00 pm , Rev. Vance Ross, facilitator

Thursday
Three Simple Rules for Christian Living- 7:00 pm, Maxine Hunt, facilitator
Social Principles of the United Methodist Church, Starting 2/6, 7:00 pm, Min. Julie Gordon, facilitator

Saturday
Generation EX-Christians - Starting TBA , L.I.F.E. Group Leaders, facilitator

On-line Classes
Walking with Nehemiah - Carol Tucker Burden, facilitator
Soul Reset - Wendell Love, facilitator
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY CLASS
WEDNESDAYS 7:00 pm
STARTING JANUARY 22nd at CENTRAL UMC
ACTIVATE TRAINING EVENT
Central UMC is hosting the Activate Training Event on Saturday, Feb. 15th from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. This event is sponsored by TMS Global. All church leaders and members are invited to attend the workshop. The training will help us clearly see our vision for mission and evangelism for the unreached at home and around the world.
Click the link to register: Activate Training Registration

CONGRATULATIONS TO CLINTON!

The Copeland family is excited to announce Clinton Copeland will be graduating from Army Boot Camp on Thursday, January 30th, 10:00 am at Fort Benning in Columbus, GA. Clinton will then move to Fort Hood Army Base in Killen TX. Please send prayers of support as he makes this transition into his military career.

LINE DANCING CLASSES

Friday, January 31st,
February 7th and 21st
7:00 pm
Early Learning Center


WELCOME OUR NEW MEMBER


Taylor Jones January 26, 2020
Restoring Membership
THE FOOD PANTRY

The Pantry is in need of your grocery/department store bags which are used to issue food and toiletries to our clients. Your donated bags may be placed in the collection containers located in the Narthex, Fellowship Hall and the Ministry Center.




CLOTHES CLOSET MINISTRY

There Is A Chill In The Air!
That means our unique surrounding community needs our help! Please donate gently used cold-weather items; coats, jackets, boots, blankets, etc. to Central's Clothes Closet. For more information, please contact Min. Julie Gordon.
The next distribution of food and clothing is Wednesday,
January 29, 2020
January 26-February 2



Howard Roberts 28th
Jordan Metts 28th
Cameron Reed 29th
James Gordan 29th
Eric Taylor 30th
Janice Dotson 31st
Angelia Murrill 31st
Doris Birch 2nd
Justice Dorce 2nd


Let us pray together for church members and family members who are in nursing care facilities, who are homebound, who are the caregivers, and those who are grieving over the loss of a loved one.

Nursing Care Facility

Mrs. Emilie Cotton
Dr. Ioma Glover
Mrs. Alice Isreal
Mrs. Lillie Middlebrooks
Mrs. Jean McPherson

HOME BOUND
 Mr. Joseph Amos,
Mrs. Barbara Barham
Mrs. Allie Clift
Mrs. Nancy Johnson,
Mr. Armstead Salters
Mrs. Curlie Thurmond



Please call the church office to report any known illness, hospitalizations or deaths

MONDAY, JANUARY 27th
Adult Liturgical Dancers (Sanctuary) 6:30 pm
Power Surge Bible Study : Arlette Ricks, facilitator (Rm 209) 7:00 pm
The Wesley Class Meeting Group : Rev. Gunn, facilitator (Fellowship Hall) 7:00 pm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019
A Disciple's Path Bible Study : Rev. Vance Ross, facilitator (ELC) 12:00 noon
Journey Through the Bible Class ; Rev.. Frederick Gray, facilitator (Rm. 211) 7:00 pm
Three Simple Rules: Youth Class ( Rm 209) 7:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020
Wednesday Evening Prayer (Sanctuary) 6:00 pm
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace Class (ELC) 7:00 pm
Jesus and the Disinherited Bible Class (Rm. 209) 7:00 pm
Senior Pastor's Bible Study ; Rev. Vance Ross, facilitator, (Rm. 211) 7:00 pm



THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2020
Community Forum Committee (ELC) 1:00 pm
Cathedral Choir Rehearsal ( Choir Rm) 5:30 pm
Three Simple Rules for Christian Living Bible Study ; Dr. Maxine Hunt, facilitator, (ELC) 7:00 pm


FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020
Line Dancing Class (ELC) 7:00 pm


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020
Phi Delta Kappa Sorority (Rm. 209) 10:00 am
United Voices Choir Rehearsal (Choir Rm.) 10:30 am

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2020
Sunday School (All Scheduled Rooms) 8:45 am
Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:00 am


CHURCH INFORMATION
To watch our past worship services, go to
youtube@timecapturer.
 
  There are four ways you may give your tithes and offerings:

 
1.Give by Text
  • Open a new text page
  • For recipient type 73256
  • In the message box type CENTRALUMC ( all in capital letter)
  • A green screen will say Central UMC, Atlanta, Ga. (a)type in the amount you wish to give for your tithes and offering. (b) Select your method of payment.
  • Click the green GIVE button. A confirmation will be sent to you.

2.Give online at our website, www.centralumcatl.org.

3.Place your tithes and offerings in the offering plates on Sunday during the worship service.

4.Mail or bring your offering to the church office.
 

 

                 
UNESCORTED CHILDREN are not permitted to move about the church during Sunday worship service.


CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 must be escorted to the restroom.

Effectively immediately, all parents MUST SIGN IN THEIR CHILDREN for all church related activities.

VOLUNTEERS working with children and youth must be safe sanctuary certified and have undergone a successful background check.

ALL INCIDENTS OF CHILD ABUSE MUST BE REPORTED TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES.
       
 
The deadline to print announcement in Sunday's worship bulletin is 3:00 pm each Wednesday . Please include an email address and telephone number to be printed with your announcement. Please submit your announcement to,
Scherrie Simon ,
scherrie.simon@centralumcatl.org

 THE PASTOR'S OFFICE HOURS

Rev. Dr. Vance P. Ross Hours

Monday
Pastor's Sabbath Day

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
 Pastor's Study Day
vance.ross@centralumcatl.org

 
CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
501 Mitchell Street S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
www.centralumcatl.org
Office 404-524-4263 Fax 404-524-4344
Emergency Number 678-424-7449
(to be used after normal business hours and weekends)

VISION STATEMENT
"A Christ-Centered, Radically Inclusive,
Inter-generational Congregation that uses
its Spiritual Gifts to meet the needs of our
unique Surrounding Community."

Rev. Dr. Vance P. Ross, Senior Pastor
Rev. Angela Johnson, Assistant Pastor