THE SOURCE BLAST
Third Sunday of Easter
Announcements & Events for
May 5- 12, 2019
OUR PURPOSE

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



SERMON TOPIC: "If Love, Then Do!"

SCRIPTURE: John 21: 15-19

If we love Jesus, then we've got to do something for love
in our community and our church!


PRAYER & PRAISE SERVICE

May 10, 2019
7:00 pm
Central's Sanctuary
Guest Speaker: Bonita Swain
Come and bring a friend

GRADUATE SUNDAY

Sunday, June 23, 2019
10:00 Worship Service

As we prepare for the program, we need your information. Please go to the following website and complete your information. If you have any questions, please see Krystale Evans .


CENTRAL'S WEBSITE

Central's Website is in full operation! The site will provide information regarding our history, vision and mission, the church calendar and much more!
Go to Centralumcatl.org to see the new and improved site or click on this link. Central's website
FREE LAW CLINIC

Saturday, May 18, 2019
12:00 - 4:00 pm
Greenbriar Mall

F ree one on one legal consultation with attorneys in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure, family law and criminal law. For information email gatecitylawclinic@gmail.com


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

The Atlanta University Church Faith Community Vacation Bible School is coming! Central UMC along with Flipper Temple AME and Friendship Baptist will collaborate and support each of our 2019 VBS. The week of June 10th - 14th Flipper Temple will be the community host;
June 17th - 21st , VBS will be held at Friendship Baptist; and
June 24th -28th Central UMC will be the host church. Volunteers are needed! If you are interested in volunteering, see Wilma Brightharp or Sherole Thrash, Central's VBS Coordinators.
THE FOOD PANTRY

The Food Pantry is now open twice a month. The pantry will be open on the 2nd and last Wednesdays of the month.

CLOTHES CLOSET MINISTRY
Thanks so much for those who have assisted our unique surrounding community to stay warm this winter. As we move into warmer days, we would love to have you join our ministry. This is a good time to get familiar with the resources we offer and the layout of the clothes closet. We also invite you to come help the team switch out the winter clothes to warmer weather clothing. We will be working on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm. For more information contact Min. Julie Gordon
jkgord2@gmail.com
The next distribution of food and clothing is Wednesday, May 8, 2019
SPIRITUAL FORMATION CLASSES @ CENTRAL
Sunday School: Classes for all ages. 8:45 am - 9:45 am

C onfirmation Class: For youth ages 12-18, Sundays April 28th, May 5th, 19th and June 2nd. 12:30 pm, Room 211.

Journey Through the Bible : Instructor- Rev. Frederick Gray, Tuesdays 7:00 pm , Room 211

Embracing the Community: Instructor - Rev. Vance Ross, Wednesday Noon Day Bible Study, Fellowship Hall.

A Disciples Path : Instructor - Rev. Mildred Gunn, 6 week course, Wednesdays 7:00 pm, Room Early Learning Center

Senior Pastor's Bible Study: Instructor - Rev. Vance Ross, Wednesdays 7:00 pm, Room 211

Social Principles and Social Creed: Instructor- Min. Julie Gordon, 6 week course, Thursday 6:00 pm, Fellowship Hall



Thank you to Rev. Ross and my Central Family. We appreciated your prayers, your kind thoughts and the big beautiful lush plant we received during the loss of my mother. May the God of our salvation bless you all.
Sharon R. Jackson and the family of Mrs. Dena Jackson Darden.

Dear Rev. Ross and Central Family, thanks very much for the altar flowers which you gave me on the occasion of my 95th birthday. Mrs. Del Jupiter.
May 5th - 12th



Jonthan Magee 6th
Justin Magee 6th
Darryl Blake, Jr. 7th
Olivia Smith 8th
Henry Caldwell 8th
Nia Anderson 11th
Barbara Robinson 12th





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
Dr. Ioma Glover,
Mrs. Lillie Middlebrooks

Hospital
Ms. Roneisha Hayes
Mrs. Eleanor Proctor
Ms. Janice Dotson


Homebound
Mrs. Allie Clift
Rev. Towanda Acey,
Mr. Joseph Amos,
Mrs. Barbara Barham
Mrs. Alyce Blake,
Mrs. Emilie Cotton,
Mrs. Nancy Johnson,
Mrs. Jean McPherson
Mr. Armstead Salters

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

MONDAY, May 6, 2019
Finance Sub-Committee Meeting (Conference Rm. 1) 2:00 pm
Adult Liturgical Dancers (Sanctuary) 6:30 pm

TUESDAY, May 7, 2019
Worship Committee Meeting (ELC) 6:00 pm
Men's Choir Rehearsal (Choir Rm.) 7:00 pm
Journey Through the Bible Study (Rm. 211) 7:00 pm



WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019
Not By Bread Alone Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 12:00 pm
Noon Day Bible Study-Embracing the Community (Rm. 211) 12:00 pm
Central's Food Pantry (1st Floor Ministry Center) 1:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Prayer (ELC) 6:00 pm
Senior Pastor's Bible Study (Rm. 211) 7:00 pm
A Disciples Path Membership Model (Fellowship Hall) 7:00 pm
Atlanta United vs. Toronto FC (MBS) 7:00 pm

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019
Central Council Leadership Meeting (ELC) 5:30 pm
Social Principles & Social Creed Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 6:00 pm
Central UMC-Atl. Toastmasters (Rm. 211) 6:15 pm

FRIDAY, May 10, 2019
Inspirational Cherub Choir Rehearsal (Choir Rm.) 7:00 pm
Friday Prayer & Praise Service (Sanctuary) 7:00 pm


SATURDAY, May 11, 2019
YEP Program (All Scheduled Rms.) 8:45 am
United Voices Choir Rehearsal (Choir Rm.) 10:30 am


SUNDAY, May 12, 2019 ~ Mother's Day
Sunday School (All Scheduled Rooms) 8:45 am
Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:00 am
Confirmation Class (Rm. 211) 12:30 pm
Atlanta United FC vs. Orlando City FC. (MBS) 2:30 pm


CHURCH INFORMATION
 
  There are three 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.Place your tithes and offerings in the offering plates on Sunday during the worship service.

3.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