THE SOURCE BLAST
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Announcements & Events for
May 2, 2021
OUR PURPOSE

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

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Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, May 9, 2021
Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98
John 15:9-17; 1 John 5:1-6
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
EXALT THE LORD

4 WAYS TO GIVE YOUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS


  1. Website- centralumcatl.org
  2. Text Message - 73256 in the message type CENTRALUMC
  3. Mail your offerings to - Central UMC 501 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
  4. Cash App- $CUMCATL


VIRTUAL WORSHIP SERVICE ATTENDANCE

The number of people who viewed our worship service on Facebook and YouTube for Virtual Service - 883

EQUIP THE SAINTS
ITC IMMERSION 2021

The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) is excited to partner with the National Network of Young Adults (NNYA) to host Ebony Exploration/ITC Immersion 2021 on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. EDT to 6:00 p.m. EDT.

If you are considering a future in ministry, this virtual conference will challenge and inspire you to go to the next level of personal development, spiritual self-authenticity, and theological education. Click on the link to register.
CENTRAL VIRTUAL VBS 2021
June 14-18
Contact
Wilma Brightharp wilma.brightharp @gmail.com

For additional information on how you can serve
JOIN A PRAYER GROUP


THE POWER OF PRAYER

Central's Prayer Team invites you to join a prayer circle for intercessory prayer. These virtual prayer circles are hosted by members of Central's Prayer Team. They will gather to pray for individuals, our church, the government, our nation and the world.

The Prayer Circle day, time and conference call numbers are listed:

Wendy Murphy - Mondays, 6:45 pm, 605-313-5608 access code 725038#

Scarlette Dukes - Monday, 7:oo pm, 602-580-9453 access code 2082348# Scripture to study 1 John 4:7-21

Couties Hollis - Every other Wednesdays, 8:00 pm 978-990-5404 access code 7685875#

Diane Wyatt - Thursdays, 8:00 pm 712-775-7031 access code 413883#


SUNDAY SCHOOL & BIBLE STUDY CLASSES
The WBC Adult Sunday School Class
Conference Call.

Sundays 8:45-9:45 am
Call in number 515-604-9307
Access code 341177#





VIRTUAL YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS
Sundays
9:00 am

The Sunday School is in need of people who are willing to teach our 3rd through 5th grade, 6th through 8th grade and High School students using the church's Zoom link. Please contact
Kimberly Oliver, Sunday School Superintendent at
oliverk2482@gmail.com




THE CHRIST OF THE MOUNT: A WORKING PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE
Mondays
7:00 pm via Zoom


Facilitator: Rev. George Davis
Email Rev. Davis : shepherdgad@gmail.com




THE CLASS MEETING GROUP:
"Friends With Benefits: Sharing the Love of Christ"

Tuesdays 12:00 -1:00 pm
Conference Call Number 720-830-9745
(No Access Code)
Everyone is Invited!
Study this week: Daniel chapter 3: "Faith in the Flames."

Rev. Mildred Gunn, Class Facilitator




JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE STUDY CLASS
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
Conference Phone Call
Facilitator:
Rev. Frederick Gray






SENIOR PASTOR'S BIBLE STUDY
via ZOOM
Wednesdays
7:15 pm
Facilitator:
Rev. Vance Ross

Reading the book; I'm Black, I'm Christian, I'm Methodist
by Rudy Rasmus. 


YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Ages 18-40
Thursdays 7:30 pm
Via Zoom
Focus Study: The Books of the Bible

Contact Rev. Angie for class information and Zoom link; angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org
MIDDLE SCHOOL SMALL GROUP STUDY
GRADES 6-8
Thursdays, 5:30 pm
Tavis Tinsley, Facilitator


HIGH SCHOOL SMALL GROUP STUDY
GRADES 9-12
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
Rev. Angela Johnson, Facilitator

For questions, contact Rev. Angie at angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org
EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY
WESLEY WOODS MOTHER'S DAY OFFERING
For Additional Information, Contact The Youth Ministry at
CUMCyouth18@gmail.com
MAY CHECK REQUEST DATES:
Wednesday, May 12th and 26th by 5:00 pm

CHECKS WILL BE MAILED ON:
Thursday, Mary 13th and 27th by 5:00 pm

Rev. Mildred Gunn, Church Administrator
ZOOM CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021
6:00 pm

Leaders, if you wish to be on the meeting agenda, please contact Council Chair, Christopher Beal, bealchristopher58@yahoo.com, by Thursday, May 13th.


CALLING ALL CLARK COLLEGE/CAU GRADS!

In preparation for the next upcoming Church anniversary celebration, the Archive Committee wishes to identify all members who are Clark College or CAU graduates.
Please contact John Southall at jwsouthall@gmail.com to be added to the list at your earliest convenience.
ATTENTION 2021 GRADUATES:
HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE!

We are excited to celebrate you!
Higher Education is planning this year's Grad Sunday Service. It will be June 13, 2021. Please submit the following information:
  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • School you are graduating from
Send this information to
Natalie Hope at hopecobbenglish@gmail.com.
Thank you- Krystal Evans, Higher Education Chair and Natalie Hope, Vice Chair of Higher Education.

FOOD PANTRY

The Food Pantry will distribute food to the community on
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


May 2-9


Iyanna Clark 2nd
Brenda Gartrell 2nd
Hannah Chisholm 4th
Jonathan Magee 6th
Justin Magee 6th
Olivia Smith 8th
Henry Caldwell 8th


Congratulations to
Carol Tucker Burden
on successfully completing
her studies in
Religious Leadership, with a specification in Wesleyan Leadership and Heritage at Candler School of Theology. Her graduation ceremony is May 14, 2021.

Remember to reach out to the members in our Central family. You can send a text, email, mail a card or call. Include our new members, the sick and shut in members, isolated members and any who the Spirit tells you needs a voice of love and hope during this time.




Nursing Care Facility
Mrs. Alice Isreal
Mrs. Jean McPherson

HOME BOUND
Mrs. Barbara Barham
Mrs. Allie Clift
Mrs. Alvetta Freeman
Mr. Craig Garrison
Dr. Ioma Glover
Mr. Howard Roberts
Mr. Armstead Salters
Mr. Hiram Scott
Mrs. Curlie Thurmond




Please call the church office to report any known illness, hospitalizations or deaths
CHURCH INFORMATION
CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
501 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
www.centralumcatl.org
Office 404-524-4263

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, Associate Pastor