THE SOURCE BLAST
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sunday
Announcements & Events for
September 13, 2020
OUR PURPOSE

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

To view live on Facebook click the link below.

To view on www.centralumcatl.org



Lectionary Lessons for Sunday, September 20, 2020
Exodus 16;2-15 Psalm 165:1-6,37-45
Matthew 20:1-16; Philippians 1: 21-30
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith and connect with the community.
EXALT THE LORD
WEDNESDAY WELLNESS PRAYER CALL

Join Rev. Ross, Rev. Angie and Central members as we unite in prayer. There are two ways to join in prayers. 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#

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





INVITE AT LEAST 4 PEOPLE TO OUR VIRTUAL WORSHIP SERVICE ON SUNDAY.
HOST A WATCH PARTY AND INVITE PEOPLE!




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 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 Sunday, September 6, 2020 = 358
EQUIP THE SAINTS
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, 8:oo pm. 602-580-9452 access code 2082348#. Scripture to study - Hebrews 10: 1-18

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


All youth are encouraged to join the Zoom class and invite a friend.
Contact Kimberly Oliver, Sunday School Superintendent at
oliverk2482@gmail.com to get the Zoom link.






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 Needed)

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



Middle School Small Group Study
For Grades 6-8
Leader: Tavis Tinsley

Three Simple Rules 24/7 (6 weeks)
Thursdays 5:30 pm
Please complete the registration in the link below to receive the Zoom link.

High School Small Group Study
For Grades 9-12
Growing in Your Faith (ongoing)

Tuesday | 7:00 pm | via Zoom

Please complete the registration in the link below to receive the Zoom link.




If you have any questions, contact Rev. Angie at
angela.johnson@centralumcatl.org
EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY
HEART OF MARRIAGE RETREAT 2020
A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central is one of the host churches and Rev. Ross is slated to give the welcome.
Registration is still open ! There will be NO FEE this year!
Click on the link to view additional information or to register for the conference.


REMEMBER TO VOTE!

Deadline to Register to Vote:
October 5th

Early Voting
October 12th - 30th

General Election
November 3rd
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. Deadline to complete the census is September 30th

JOB OPPORTUNITY!

DOR’s Motor Vehicle Division has an opening for a Financial Ops Generalist Supervisor in the South Meadow Office
(SW; Welcome All Road).

Interested applicants should
see www.team.georgia.gov/careersRequisition FIN02GO and submit applications by close of business Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This opportunity is open to the public.


Central's Food Pantry will distribute food to the community.
Next distribution day is
Wednesday, September 30th
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Food Pantry Needs Volunteers. Volunteers are needed for lifting at least 20 lb. bags, for assembling food bags and distributing good. If you have available time once a week to serve, please contact Malvin Trawick at MTrawick1@hotmail.com


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.



SEPTEMBER 13-20

Christy Harrison 13th
Harvey Johnson III 14th
Brooke Jones 14th
James Thomas 14th
Leah Cotton 17th
Brenda Rowe 19th
Madge Owens 19th
Susan Gibson 19th
Reginald Clark 19th
Rico McPherson 20th


Dear Central Family,
Thank you so much for the graduation gift. You all have played such a huge role in my upbringing and for that I am thankful!
I want to also thank you for the get well cards and treats. God bless you all!
Love Asha Anderson



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
Mr. Craig Garrison
Dr. Ioma Glover
Mrs. Nancy Johnson
Mr. Howard Roberts
Mr. Armstead Salters
Mr. Hiram Scott
Mrs. Curlie Thurmond

HOSPITAL
Mrs. Alvetta Freeman


BEREAVEMENT

Mrs. Joyce H. Rowland, the, wife of Mr, Marcus Rowland, the mother of Dr. Tarik Rowland Sr., the mother-in-law of Mrs. Alva Rowland and the grandmother of Tarik, Jr., Tarin and Tarianna, passed on Wednesday, Sept. 9th. A viewing is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 14 from 1:00-6:00 pm and the Celebration of Life service is Tuesday Sept. 15th at 11:00 am. Both services will be held at Murray Brothers Funeral Home Cascade Chapel 1199 Utoy Springs Rd. Atlanta, GA. Messages of condolence for the family may be sent to Dr. Tarik Rowland Sr. and family, 3170 Abbey Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331.

The funeral for Mrs. Annabell Gaddy Marshall, the grandmother of Mrs. DuWanna Thomas, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 16th in St. Louis, MO. Condolences and expressions of love may be sent to Mrs. DuWanna Thomas and family, 549 Harbor Lakes Court, Marietta, GA 30066.




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 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