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Clothing & Home Goods Donation Collection

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Clothing & Home Goods Donation Collection

Sunday, February 11th Liberty Ministries is planning a donations drive HERE AT CENTRAL on Sunday, February 11th, when their Executive Director, Baron King, will be here for a Mission Moment!  They will bring a truck along and collect any clothing or home goods you would like to donate which will then be sold in their Thrift Store.  The store provides income for their programs that serve former inmates re-entering their community.  “Today, Liberty Ministries maintains Liberty House, a dormitory style residence for men, recently...

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SUPER BOWL TAILGATING PARTY

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

SUPER BOWL TAILGATING PARTY

Please join us on February 4th, following the Informal Worship Service for a Lite Bite Tailgating Party. Check out our food stations while mingling with friends. It’s a great way to connect after the church service and enjoy a lite lunch. If you are interested in helping please contact Jane Krupp at krupprents@verizon.net...

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Ash Wednesday Communion Service

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Ash Wednesday Communion Service

To mark the beginning of the season of Lent, we will host a communion service on the night of Ash Wednesday, February 14th, at 7:00 p.m. in our Sanctuary.  Please come to this solemn event.  During the service, ashes will not be offered, but you will be invited to remember Jesus’ sacrifice by placing a nail in a wooden cross (thanks to the artistic work of Don and Sally House).   We hope that you will be able to join us, and observe this meaningful time of...

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WIRED AND CRAVE SUPER BOWL PARTY

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Church News, Community Center, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

WIRED AND CRAVE SUPER BOWL PARTY

February 4th, 6:15 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Come out to the Central Community Center for the best Super Bowl Party in town.  Pizza, Wings, Snacks, Desserts, Ping Pong, Video Games, Open Gym- ALL FREE!  Come out and bring...

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AWANA SUPER-BOWLING!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Church News, Media, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

AWANA SUPER-BOWLING!

Join us for a “Super Bowling Party” on Super Bowl Sunday! We will meet at Earl Bowl on Sunday, February 4th at 12:50 p.m. and enjoy pizza, snacks, drinks and 2 hours of super fun bowling.  Pick up is at Earl Bowl at 3:00 p.m. Look for the sign-ups on the bulletin boards at church and the Central Community...

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LENTEN LUNCHEON BIBLE STUDIES

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Church News, Media, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

LENTEN LUNCHEON BIBLE STUDIES

Lenten Luncheons are held each Wednesday, starting February 14th through March 21st.  Lunch starts at 12:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall and the lesson begins promptly at 12:20 p.m. each week. Bring a sandwich to share and some soup or dessert.  Please sign up in the Narthex each week that you plan to...

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NEW AWANA Cubbies Program.

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Church News, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

NEW AWANA Cubbies Program.

All children ages 3 – 5 years are invited to attend our AWANA Cubbies program.  Wednesday Evenings 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Central Community Center. “Kids in Awana discover God’s love and their identity in Christ and become disciple-making disciples who reach out to their friends. Awana establishes welcoming, supportive environments where kids learn how a personal relationship with Christ affects their everyday lives. Awana is a global, nonprofit ministry with fully integrated evangelism and long-­term discipleship...

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Winter Small Group – Old Testament Prophets

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Church News, Media, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Winter Small Group – Old Testament Prophets

In the Old Testament, God spoke to His people through prophets.  The New Testament makes it clear that these prophets, whether chastising or comforting, testified to Israel’s final redemption and ultimate hope through Jesus the Messiah.  Join us in a ten week study as we conclude our journey through the Old Testament.  Our study will be based on Nancy Guthrie’s book “The Word of the Lord – Seeing Jesus in the Prophets” to help us gain a fresh perspective on the message of the Old Testament prophets and a broader understanding...

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Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Church News, Media, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Ladies, you are invited to join us for a pilgrimage to JOY as we dig into Psalms 120-134.  In “Stepping Up–A Journey through the Psalms of Ascent” Beth Moore shares, “God desires to change our outlook on life, raise us to a higher plain of worship and service, and usher us to the next step in our personal journey with Him.”  We’ll begin this 13-week series on Wednesday, February 7th at 9:15 am in the Central Community Center.  If you are interested in participating please email...

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January 2018 Newsletter!

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

January 2018 Newsletter!

Happy New Year everyone!   Click on the icon above to see what’s happening in 2018 at Central!  Come on out to one of our many activities, groups or worship services – we’d love to have you visit and get to know you!  We hope to see you...

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NOW HIRING!!!! Part Time & Full Time Maintenance Positions

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

NOW HIRING!!!!  Part Time & Full Time Maintenance Positions

We are seeking to fill both PART TIME & FULL TIME Maintenance positions to join our church staff! Candidates should be able to lift moderately heavy items such as 8 foot tables, a keen attention to detail as well as good people skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily maintenance & cleaning of the church, office and community center as well as set ups and tear downs.  Also included are monitoring events in addition to Audio Visual set ups, if needed. For the full-time position, additional...

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The Greatest Gift of All

Posted by on Dec 24, 2017 in Pastors' Blog | 0 comments

The Greatest Gift of All

Christmas causes us to ask the question, “Who is this?” If you were to ask the people of Nazareth, they may say: “he was Mary and Joseph’s son, who grew up a carpenter.” Jesus was not warmly received by everyone. In Mark 6, He went to his hometown of Nazareth and was coldly received by his peers and others with whom He was raised. If you were to ask the disciples, they would say: “He is the Lord of glory, who even the wind and waves obeyed Him!” (See Mark 4:35-41) If you were to ask the angels of heaven, they would say: “He is good news for...

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All AWANA students!

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Church News, Ministries, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

All AWANA students!

  SAVE THE DATE!!! Mark your calendars now for an amazing trip to see the Philadelphia 76ers on January 15th! All AWANA students are invited with a parent to see the Sixers take on the Raptors! The details…  We will meet at the Church Parking Lot at 10:00 a.m. and board a bus to take us down to the Wells Fargo Center.  We will have the opportunity to watch the team warm up courtside before the game which starts at 1:00 p.m.!  The cost is $45/person and includes your ticket, transportation and snacks on the bus.  Contact Julian or...

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DECEMBER 2017 Newsletter is HERE!

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

DECEMBER 2017 Newsletter is HERE!

The December Focus wishes you a Merry Christmas from the staff!   We hope you can visit us over the holidays for one our Christmas Eve Communion Worship Services at 10:30 a.m. (Informal), 2:00 p.m. (Traditional) or 7:00 p.m. (Traditional).  We’d love have you and your family come join us!  If not, maybe one of the other December activities in our church life appeals.  Take a look and...

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Thanksgiving Reminder!

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Reminder!

Thanksgiving reminder: the Church and Church Office will be closed Thursday Nov. 23rd and Friday Nov. 24th. Have a blessed...

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Crave Christmas Progressive Dinner

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

Crave Christmas Progressive Dinner

All teens in 9 – 12th grades are invited to get together for an exciting night of great food, wild antics, games, singing, and more! We will meet at the Central Community Center at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and go from there to various houses for appetizers, a main course, dessert and games! Then back to the CCC for a Chirstmas Movie and more.Don’t miss out! Get into the spirit of the season! Please sign up on the youth board or contact Julian so we can plan how much food to make. In addition, you are welcome to join us even if you come...

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Christmas Eve Communion Services

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Christmas Eve Communion Services

Sunday, Dec. 24th Christmas Eve Communion Services                 10:30 AM – Informal Worship Service – Fellowship Hall 2:00 PM – Traditional Worship Service – Sanctuary         7:00 PM – Traditional Worship Service – Sanctuary        ...

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The Advent, the Birth, the Celebration

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

The Advent, the Birth, the Celebration

Sunday, Dec. 17th The Advent, the Birth, the Celebration 9:00 AM In the Sanctuary Central’s choirs will present a program of music and spoken message.  Rev. Dr. McKinley will bring the spoken message.  The Chancel Bells, Chancel Choir and Celebration Brass will present anthems to support and enhance the message.  Also featured will be Paige Cipolone, harpist and Karen Dix, pianist.  Do not miss this opportunity to worship in this special...

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Adore, the Birth of Our Savior and Potluck Supper

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Adore, the Birth of Our Savior and Potluck Supper

Sunday, Dec. 17th Potluck Supper and Adore, the Birth of our Savior Time: To Be Determined Fellowship Hall Central’s Worship Band, “Midst of Glory” will present their annual Christmas program, a combination of Scripture passages and songs inspired by the birth of our Savior.  We cordially invite everyone to join with us as we meditate and celebrate the love God revealed in sending a Savior.  We hope to see you...

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United Schwenkfelder Choir Concerts

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

United Schwenkfelder Choir Concerts

Sunday, Dec. 3rd United Choir Concerts 2:30 & 7:30 PM     Sanctuary The United Schwenkfelder Choir, a 90 – voice choir with members from more than 40 area churches, will present its 86th annual Christmas Concert, featuring selections of sacred & seasonal anthems.  The choir is an ecumenical, non-denominational group accompanied by beautiful piano, organ and instrumental...

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NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Fall is finally here and there is so very much going on at Central!  Take a look a see all that’s happening by clicking on the link above to see what’s happening.  We hope you can join us for one of our many activities, studies or...

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A Time to Pray

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

A Time to Pray

A Time to Pray – There’s no doubt about the POWER of PRAYER, and no question that you’ll be blessed when you join our Prayer Vigil, on November 17 & 18.  Please make a note of these dates and consider your availability to come pray in our sanctuary for one hour, between 7:00 p.m. Friday evening and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.  We hope to have each hour covered with at least three people.  For those who have participated in the past, is there someone you could invite this time?   For those who have questions, Deacons...

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5th Annual Men’s Retreat

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Church News, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

5th Annual Men’s Retreat

5th Annual Men’s Retreat:  Jan. 11 – 12, 2018 We are excited to announce our fifth annual Men’s Retreat.  It will take place from January 11 – 12, 2018.  We will be traveling to Spruce Lake retreat center in the Poconos (about 30 minutes north of Stroudsburg).   This retreat is an annual event organized by Spruce Lake, bringing together 200+ men from a number of churches.  The event will start with a steak dinner at 7 p.m. on Thursday and will end around 4 p.m. on Friday.  Our time may be relatively short, but we...

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Holiday Shopping for a Cause

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Church News, Community Center, News & Events, Outreach | 0 comments

Holiday Shopping for a Cause

Want to get a head start on your Christmas Shopping?  Looking for a unique gift? Want to treat yourself? Men, do you need a special something, for the woman, in your life?   We have the answer!  Come to a “Holiday Shopping for a Cause” event, sponsored by the Women’s Christian Fellowship of Central Schwenkfelder Church.  The event will be held at the Central Community Center, on Friday, December 1, from 6 – 9 PM and Saturday, December 2, from 10 AM – 2 PM.  There will be many items to purchase, including...

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2nd Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Church News, News & Events | 0 comments

2nd Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show

“Come out to Central Schwenkfelder’s Second Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show” on November 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Central Community Center! Parking and admission are free. We will have a concession stand for hot food along with more than 20 different vendors selling everything from baked goods to handmade wooden toys, artisan soaps, and greeting cards. Santa will be making an appearance from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be available for pictures with the kids. Come get some of your holiday shopping done,...

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