THE SOURCE BLAST
Ninth Sunday After Pentecost Sunday
Announcements & Events for
August 2, 2020
OUR PURPOSE

EXALT - THE LORD   EQUIP - THE SAINTS
 EMBRACE - THE COMMUNITY
WEEKLY UPDATE FROM PASTOR ROSS
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The One Worship Holy Communion Service is sponsored by the United Methodist Annual Conference. Michael Browning and Alva Rowland will offer a musical selection for the celebration and Rev. Dr. Byron Thomas will be the preacher.

To view live on Faceboo k click the link below.

To view on www.centralumcatl.org


To view on Youtube click the link below


Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, August 9, 2020
Genesis 37:1-4,12-28; Psalm 105:1-6,16-22,45b
Matthew 14:22-33; Romans 10:5-15

Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
HOW TO HOST A WATCH PARTY!

PRAYER LINE

Join Rev. Ross, Rev. Angie
and Central members as we unite in prayer.
There are two ways to join in prayer. You may go to Central's Facebook page or use the prayer line conference call number.


Wednesdays 6:30 pm
Phone Number 605-313-4460
access code 650574#




To Minimize Distractions & Interruptions During the Call Please...
  1. Mute your phone when you come on the call.
  2. If the call has started, please do not announce yourself.



If you have a prayer request or praise report and you want the prayer ministry to be in prayer with you, email them to:
prayer.ministry@centralumcatl.org




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, 8:oo pm. 602-580-9452 access code 2082348#. Scripture study, Luke 11: 1-13

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#


JOIN A PRAYER CIRCLE!



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Volunteers are needed for our virtual worship service on Sunday mornings. You are needed to either read the scripture or give the opening welcome. It can be you or your family group. If you are interested , please contact the Worship Design Team at:
worship.design.team@centralumcatl.org.
SPIRITUAL GIFTS CLASS

Zoom Meeting Connection

Two classes will be offered:
Friday, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Sunday, 8:00 am - 9:45 am
(The classes are 5 sessions)

The content has been compiled and created internally through CUMC members, and will be sent to each participant weekly through email links.

The session will be conducted using Zoom Meeting and the link will be sent when requested through my email; wendell.love@gmail.com

If you need additional information, contact Wendell Love at his email or by phone; 404-444-2175.

Wendell Love, Christian Education/Disciple Formation Chair.


THE CLASS MEETING
Reclaiming a Forgotten
(and essential)
Small Group Experience

Tuesdays,
12:00 -1:15 pm
Conference Call Number: (720)830-9745
(No Access Code Needed)

The Class Meeting is a historic Wesleyan discipleship practice organized by John Wesley designed to deepen the spiritual life of participants by encouraging members to develop very deep, loving, spiritual, accountability relationships with God through Jesus Christ and with one another.

How is it with your soul right about now?
Call in at 12:00 pm on Tuesdays

Rev. Mildred Gunn, Class Facilitator


The WBC Adult Sunday School Class
 Conference Call.

Sundays 8:45-9:45 am
Call in number 515-604-9307
Access code 341177#
HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR 2020 CENSUS?

Make sure that you, your family and friends have completed their 2020 U.S. Census. You can complete it online, by phone or by mail.
REMEMBER TO VOTE!

Early voting for Georgia's Run-off elections July 20 - August 7th
Run-off Election August 11th

General Election November 3rd

INVITE SOMEONE TO OUR VIRTUAL WORSHIP SERVICE ON SUNDAY.
HOST A WATCH PARTY AND INVITE PEOPLE!

Remember to invite at least 4 people to our virtual worship service on Sunday to worship and hear the Word of God. Invite people to view and like our services on our Facebook page or view the service on Youtube.


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.

Central's Food Pantry will distribute food to the community on the second and last Wednesdays of the month from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Next distribution is
W ednesday, August 12th


The Food Pantry is accepting donations preferably non-perishable items.

The Clothes Closet is accepting donations. If you have donations, contact Julie Gordon.


WAYS TO GIVE YOUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Even though our worship services are a virtual experience, you can still give your tithes and offerings.


Here are the 4 ways:

  1. Website- centralumcatl.org
  2. Text Message - 73256 in the message type CENTRALUMC
  3. Mail your offerings to - Central UMC 501 Mitchell St. 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 Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 318

Confirmation Drive-In Service 6:00 pm - attendance 75

Total attendance=393
AUGUST 2-9

India Ricks 2nd
Imani Lawson 2nd
Cindra Taylor 2nd
Samuel Bailey 2nd
Bernice Boyd 3rd
Sonja Brown 4th
Quaye Reed 4th
Azzietta Irving 5th
Alexis Kellam 5th
Ava Clark 7th
Moses Johnson 8th
Michelle West 8th

To my dear Central family,
Thank you for the lovely floral arrangement. Your prayers. calls, emails and thoughts were very much appreciated. We were so blessed to have your support as we celebrated the life of our mom, Annie Pearl Linder, who lived to be a centenarian . Your support will always be remembered.
Blessings, The Linder family
Marion, Earnestine, Kevin, Lauren, Grady and Gabriela.
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. Alice Isreal
Mrs. Jean McPherson
Mr. Craig Garrison

HOME BOUND
 Mr. Joseph Amos,
Mrs. Barbara Barham
Mrs. Allie Clift
Dr. Ioma Glover
Mrs. Nancy Johnson
Mr. Howard Roberts
Mr. Armstead Salters
Mr. Hiram Scott
Mrs. Curlie Thurmond

HOSPITAL
Mr. Franklin Birch


Please call the church office to report any known illness, hospitalizations or deaths
CHURCH INFORMATION
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, Associate Pastor