Posts By: Raymond Almsteadt


April 16 – May 7 | 9:00 am & 10:45 | At Central  Jesus rose from the dead. Prayer makes a difference. The Bible matters. Jesus died for you. Seriously? These ideas are kind of strange. We get that, so let’s embrace the awkwardness and talk about why Christians believe these things. Please plan to… Read more »

Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light) by Morten Lauridsen

Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light) by Morten Lauridsen The choir and small orchestra will present, “Lux Aeterna” (Eternal Light) by Morten Lauridsen which is based on Bible passages relating to the light of Christ. This special service will combine beautiful music with God’s Word while emphasizing Jesus as the Light of the World. “Lux Aeterna” was... Read more »


Deacons are elected and ordained from within the congregation to lead the congregation in compassionate service.
At Central, the deacons are the front-line for providing financial, material and spiritual support to the congregation and community. Deacons typically serve three-year terms.


Elders are elected and ordained from within the congregation to give spiritual guidance, shepherd, teach, pray and set direction.
At Central, elders are male and female, serve three-year terms and also function as trustees.

Walking While Black

Let's continue the discussion. The following events are designed to continue the conversation and provide additional opportunities for engagement. A Framework for Empathy Exploring the history of race in Baltimore and its impact on present realities and ways to engage. Speaker: Dr. Andrew Devos June 19 | 7-8:30 pm | Central Presbyterian Church The Cradle... Read more »

Lost+Found Group Study

Week One: Unfamiliar Territory Luke 10:1-12 Discussion Questions: Looking at the passage, identify all the things that the seventy are supposed to leave behind, and all the things they are supposed to expect and accept. Why do you think Jesus asks them to leave aside and seek out those particular things? What is the job... Read more »

Welcome to the Freakshow Group Study

Jesus hung out with the strangest people and that collection of strange people became the church. This sermon series will look at the surprising community he formed in the gospel of Luke.   Week One: The Sellouts  Luke 5:27-32 When was a time you felt completely out of place? Who do you think are the... Read more »

Roberta Nagel

Roberta focuses on holistic discipleship of women, particularly with refugees and the incarcerated. She works towards spiritual growth and leadership development of women so that they discover, embrace and expand their unique God-given potential.