THE SOURCE BLAST
Fourth Sunday After Pentecost Sunday
Announcements & Events for
June 28 , 2020
OUR PURPOSE

EXALT - THE LORD   EQUIP - THE SAINTS
 EMBRACE - THE COMMUNITY
WEEKLY UPDATE FROM PASTOR ROSS
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To view live on Faceboo k click the link below.

To view on www.centralumcatl.org




Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, July 5, 2020
Genesis 24:34-38,42-49,58-67; Psalm 45:10-17
Matthew 11:16-19,25-30; Romans 7:15-25a

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 72503#

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!



DR. MICHAEL T. McQUEEN District Superintendent to the Atlanta College Park District


It is my pleasure to welcome Dr. Michael T. McQueen as District Superintendent to the Atlanta College Park District. Dr. McQueen is a stellar leader with a track record of successes as a Senior Pastor and Servant Leader. He has a passion for discipleship, whereby he works to facilitate a response to all persons, especially laity. His profound faith in Christ and love for the Word of God also causes his approach to Advocacy and Social Justice.
 
Rev. Dr. Michael T. McQueen has made it his mission to empower changed people to change the world. His message is clear: If Christians are to positively impact the world; they must be willing to minister beyond the walls of the church.
 
Click on the link to read the letter in its entirety .

DRIVE-IN GRADUATION CEREMONY
Sunday, June 28, 2020
2:00 pm
Central's Lower Parking Lot

Central's Youth Ministry invites you to a Drive-In Graduation Ceremony honoring the high school graduates of Central UMC.

PLEASE WEAR A MASK
PLEASE ARRIVE IN THE PARKING LOT AT 1:30 PM
COVID-19 UPDATE
CENTRAL'S REENTRY TEAM

Central's Reentry Team has been created to plan and safely return us to our church campus. The team members are:

Ms. Kimberly Oliver, Chair, Ms. LaNechia Trent, Vice Chair
Mrs. Wilhmenia Bailey, Mr. Christopher Beal, Dr. David Blake, Mrs. Wilma Brightharp, Mrs. Melinda Carlisle, Mr. James Gordon, Mr. Broderick Hooks, Mr. Johari Johnson, Ms. Shereen Kanoy, Ms. Kai Kellam, Ms. Rosaline Moore, Mrs. Lucile Southall, Mr. John W. Southall, Dr. Charles Scott.
Ex-Officio Members:
Rev. Vance Ross, Senior Pastor; Rev. Angela Johnson, Associate Pastor; Mr. Robert Rowe, Senior Lay Leader; Mr. Herman Sloan, Church Council Chair.

Pray with and for our team as they plan our safe return to our campus.
MISSION-OUTREACH
MOBILIZATION TEAM UPDATES
T he Mission-Outreach Mobilization Team would like to thank everyone who took the time to complete the online assessment. If you did not get a chance to complete the survey, please click the link below. We really need at least 20 more people willing to share what they know!

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Protective masks continue to be delivered to our seniors who express a need for them. Please let us know if you are in need of masks and have not been contacted. Contact Julie Gordon
jkgord2@gmail.com
SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Please contact Julie Gordon at jkgord2@gmail.com . We know that businesses have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 virus and/or by the unrest due to the racial inequality virus. We would love to hear from you.
The WBC Adult Sunday School Class
 Conference Call.

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

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.


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, July 8th


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

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.


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 3 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
CONGRATULATIONS TO CENTRAL'S 2020 GRADUATES


High School Grads
Asha Anderson
Caleb Chisholm
Jade Davis
Jeremiah Grant
Marae Harrell
Christopher Jordan
Larry Love, Jr.
Jasmine Thrash
Jordan Walker
Anna West

College Grads
Miriam Chisholm
Onye' Crew
Julian Gordon
Alyse Lowery

VIRTUAL WORSHIP SERVICE ATTENDANCE

The number of people who viewed our worship service on Facebook and Youtube for Sunday ,June 21, 2020 - 210



June 28 - July 5


Rosaline Odom 28th
Antoinette Montgomery 28th
Barbara Gray 28th
Barbara Hubbard 1st
June Hollis 2nd
Lois Sutton 4th
Brandon Reed 4th




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

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



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, Assistant Pastor