THE SOURCE BLAST
Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost
Announcements & Events for
October 10, 2021
OUR PURPOSE

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

Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, October 17, 2021
Job 38:1-7,(34-41); Psalm 104:1-9,24,35
Mark 10: 35-45; Hebrews 5:1-10
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
EXALT THE LORD
JOIN US
FACEBOOK@CENTRALUMCATL
OR
CONFERENCE CALL: (605) 313-4460
Access Code 650574#
LAITY SUNDAY
Sunday, October 17, 2021
10:00 am
Speaker: Mrs. Edith Hollis
OCTOBER IS MEN'S MONTH AT CENTRAL UMC

Theme:
"Coming Out of the Storm"
Matthew 8: 23-27


Two exciting events for you to participate in...

Saturday, October 16th 9:00 am
Virtual Zoom Men's Prayer Breakfast
BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast)
Speaker: Mr. Samuel Bailey

Sunday, October 24th, 10:00 am
Men's Day Service
In Person & Lived-Streamed
We will sing, dance, shout and hear the Word brought forth.
Speaker: Mr. Harold Jordan.

Join us and see how God is working in the
life of Central's men!



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
September 19, 2021
Facebook and YouTube for Virtual Service - 433
Number of In-Person Worshipers - 26
Wednesday Wellness Worshipers - 200
EQUIP THE SAINTS

Say "Thank You" to our Pastors - for their leadership during these challenging times!

Life at Central continued - Dynamic Worship, Bible Studies, Wednesday Wellness, Sunday School, sharing with families during their times of need, and more....
Share with them your cards of thanks, gifts of love, and any expressions you choose.

Mail them to the Church office or drop them by during office hours:
501 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30314

All will be presented to them on the last Sunday in the month.
Thank you, SPRC

                               
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 -Mondays; 7:00 pm The study this week is Hebrews 1: 1-14; 2: 5-12. 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
Please Note the New Call-in Number
Call in number 667-770-1030
Access code 341177#










VIRTUAL YOUTH SUNDAY
SCHOOL CLASS
Sundays, 9:00 am




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



Tuesdays 12:00 -1:15 pm
Conference Call Number 720-830-9745
(No Access Code)
Everyone is Invited!

Come and study with the Tuesday "Friends with Benefits: Sharing the Love of Christ" class. The new study will focus on discovering Jesus through the Gospel of Luke. All you need is your presence and a good study Bible. The class begins with a discussion of Luke chapter 1. The call in telephone number is listed above.

Rev. Mildred Gunn, Class Facilitator


JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE STUDY CLASS

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
Conference Phone Call
Facilitator:
Rev. Frederick Gray

Conference Call Number
857-357-0254
Access code 749979#



Senior Pastor's Bible Study
Wednesdays | 7:15 pm

The book for study: "Joy Unspeakable"
Barbara A. Holmes.

Overarching questions: What does spiritual practice mean for the salvation/liberation of Black people?




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


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


YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Ages 18-40
Thursdays 7:30 pm
Contact Rev. Angie for class information and Zoom link; angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org


EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY
THE 2nd SATURDAY FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT MINISTRY
Click on the image to register.
2nd Saturday for Community Involvement at Central UMC invites you to join us Tuesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m., for a ZOOM community talk about Black economics. According to the University of Georgia’s Selig Center for Economic Growth, "In 2020, African American economic clout energized the U.S. consumer market as never before. The buying power of African Americans rose to $1.6 trillion, or 9% of the nation’s total buying power.

In 2020, the 10 states with the larg­est African American markets are Texas ($149 billion), New York ($141 billion), Georgia ($118 billion), Califor­nia ($118 billion), Florida ($116 billion), Maryland ($86 billion), North Carolina ($75 billion), Virginia ($67 billion), Il­linois ($63 billion) and New Jersey ($57 billion)."

Our guest presenter will be Dr. Janelle Williams, senior advisor in community and economic development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.


Black Owned Business in the Atlanta Area

Fabulous Smiles of Atlanta
1188 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30310





10 Black Owned Hotels in the U.S.



TRUSTEE BOARD
CLEAN-UP DAY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16th
 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
SAVE the DATE!!!
October 30, 2021
11am - 1pm
Zoom Virtual Film

The Archives and History committee is showing the film,
Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem.
Please join us virtually for the film and discussion afterwards. 
More details to follow.

Dementia Support Ministry

Please click here to see the October 2021 Faith Village Connections newsletter. This edition contains notes, articles, upcoming events and other information to inform those living under the dementia umbrella.
Also, learn how we can make our homes safer and more comfortable for older adults.


FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTION
WEDNESDAY,
OCTOBER 13, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ministry Center
Come in and mention this ad to receive a free meal if you are a breast cancer survivor!
CENTRAL UMC WEEKLY CALENDAR

SUNDAY, October 10, 2021
Sunday School ( Virtual) 8:45 am
Sunday Worship Service ( In Person & Virtual) 10:00 am

MONDAY, October 11, 2021
Worship Design Team (Virtual) 6:00 pm

TUESDAY, October 12, 2021
Sharing the Love of Christ Bible Study (Virtual) 12:00 pm
Let's Talk About Black Economics (Virtual) 6:30 pm
Journey Through the Bible Class ( Virtual) 7:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, October 13, 2021
Business Hours for Central 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Food Pantry Distribution (Ministry Center) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Youth Bible Study - Middle School Students (Virtual) 5:30 pm
Wednesday Wellness (Virtual) 6:30 pm
Senior Pastor's Bible Study (Virtual) 7:15 pm
Youth Bible Study - High School Students (Virtual) 7:00 pm

THURSDAY, October 14, 2021
Business Hours for Central 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal (Sanctuary) 6:00 pm
Working Philosophy of Life Bible Study (Virtual) 7:00 pm
Young Adult Bible Study (Virtual) 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, October 15, 2021
No Events Scheduled on the Calendar

SATURDAY October 16, 2021
Men's Prayer Breakfast (Virtual) 9:00 am
Trustee Clean-up Day (Church Campus) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

SUNDAY, October 17, 2021 Laity Sunday
Sunday School ( Virtual) 8:45 am
Worship Service ( In Person & Virtual) 10:00 am
October 10-17


Jackie Sykes 12th
Shawnne Smith 12th
Raven Hines 12th
Arrie White 13th
Eris Swanson 15th
Brenda Williams 16th
Deanna West Tankoo 16th
Jordan McKinley 16th
Matchett Johnson 17th



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. Alvetta Freeman
Mrs. Alice Isreal
Mrs. Jean McPherson

HOME BOUND
Mrs. Barbara Barham
Ms. Margaret Belton
Mrs. Allie Clift
Mr. Craig Garrison
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