THE SOURCE BLAST
Second Sunday After Pentecost
Announcements & Events for
June 6, 2021
OUR PURPOSE

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

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Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, June 13, 2021
1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; Psalm 20
Mark 4:26-34; 2 Corinthian 5:6-17
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
EXALT THE LORD
Join us for our Graduation/Higher Education Worship Service
Sunday, June 13th at 10:00 am
We are following CDC guidelines to maintain social distancing
To join us for In-Person Worship, you must register!

Registration opens
Sunday, June 6th 12 am & closes Friday, June 11th at 9 pm




HOLY COMMUNION LITURGY

During this Sunday's worship service, Holy Communion will be served. As you watch the service virtually, you are encouraged to partake in this sacred service by participating in the communion liturgy.


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 - 549

EQUIP THE SAINTS
Registration for Central's Virtual Vacation Bible Study starts Monday, May 31st and ends Friday, June 11th. Classes are arranged by age groups. Click on the link(s) below to register.

Adult 51 +      https://forms.gle/p6E6HkdyiZMiL6Ny7
Adult 36 - 50   https://forms.gle/EENwRRiTEitw7DR7A
Young Adult/Life Group  https://forms.gle/EhEABxdCsHLm4GSb6
Youth Grades 9-12    https://forms.gle/yUwwgqUJAhANpaa47
Youth Grades 6-8   https://forms.gle/gksAH5ZBmEaTAsae8
Upper Elementary Grades 3-5   https://forms.gle/UvBaZijrFUn2RvS1A
PreK - Grade 2  https://forms.gle/nfExvTuM8gVewcxv8
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, June 7th, 7:00 pm. Study Mark 3: 20-35,
602-580-9453 access code 2082348#

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 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: Chapter 6 of Daniel

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 WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER







YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Ages 18-40
Will Resume on July 8th



Contact Rev. Angie for class information and Zoom link; angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org
MIDDLE SCHOOL SMALL GROUP STUDY
GRADES 6-8
and
HIGH SCHOOL SMALL GROUP STUDY
GRADES 9-12
will resume in September


For questions, contact Rev. Angie at angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org
EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY
Click below to read the letter from the Board of Trustees.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR THIS SUMMER

Summer is here, and so are numerous ways to volunteer on The City of Refuge Campus. We'd love for you to come to serve with us and help provide light, hope, and transformation, Our volunteer needs include serving at our Summer Camp, reading at Fun Friday in our preschool, and more!
For addition information, contact Carol Tucker Burden.


2nd Saturday Ministry

The 2nd Saturday Ministry has provided a list of Black owned businesses in the Atlanta Metro area for spending suggestions. Click on the link to see the suggested businesses.






THE UNITED METHODIST WOMEN'S MISSION PROJECT

The UMW invite you to support us in a mission project for our church, Central UMC. We are raising funds to purchase an upright freezer for our Food Pantry. The estimate cost is $1,200. All donations are welcomed! Please make checks payable to Central United Methodist Women. Checks may be dropped off at the church or mailed to the UMW Treasurer, Sherole Thrash, 4725 Walton Crossing, Apt. 5116, Atlanta, GA 30331. Deadline for contributions is June 15, 2021. Any remaining funds will be used for kits distributed by the Monday Morning Ministry.
We hope that you will support us because we are all "Knitted Together for God's Good Work!" Edith Hollis, UMW President


FOOD PANTRY

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


CONGRATULATIONS
REV. ANGELA JOHNSON

On your Commissioning as a Provisional Elder in the
North Georgia Conference.




Barbara Jackson 6th
Schereline Billingslea 7th
Benson West 7th
Shawana Swain 9th
Adryanna Blake 11th
Janai Johnson 12th
Phyllis Gray-Butte 12th



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


BEREAVEMENT
Mr. N. E. Brantley, the father of Mrs. Olivia Smith and the father-in-law of Mr. Ruben Smith passed on Sunday, May 30th. A graveside service was held on Saturday, June 5th in Barnesville, GA. Messages of condolence may be sent to Mrs. Olivia Smith and family at 3669 Cape Lane, Conyers, GA 30013.




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