Posts By: Raymond Almsteadt

Dan and Sarah Eberle

The Eberle’s help create Bible translation that are communicated by video rather than writing. This puts the great message of Jesus’s love in a way that can be understood by those who can’t hear.

Mark and Susan Smith

Mark and Susan actually live out caring for the poor by serving and blessing the most marginalized communities that are often overlooked and forgotten, proclaiming the gospel in words and deeds in the places where the people make their home”

Renovate Service of Discernment

February 25 | 9-12 | Worship Center | Childcare Provided A space to pray and to surrender our dreams to God. A time to listen for how God will speak to me personally through scripture, art, silence and prayer. Childcare Provided REGISTER FOR CHILDCARE Meet The TeamThe Discernment Team is coordinating our spiritual “renovation” conversation... Read more »

Survey Results (So Far)

AREAS OF STRENGTH The following areas were recurring themes in the renovate feedback. They are the most talked about strength of Central. FAMILY MINISTRY is great at Central. This includes engagement, care and nurture of children from birth through high school (Children’s Ministry, Whirlwind and Storm). Family Ministry is a place where children can belong,... Read more »

Renovate Prayer & Reflection

We’ve done some exploration and assessment through our Renovate series. Now we invite you to move with us into the next step on this journey -Waiting on the Lord.  Join us this Advent season to explore a process of waiting through a contemplative prayer experience.  Each Sunday during Advent we will gather and listen.  Led… Read more »

Elephant In The Church

Elephant Follow-up Questions What week is your question related to?Week 1: SexualityWeek 2: RaceWeek 3: ReligionWhat is your question or comment? Δ Sexuality ResourcesLinks and Resources Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality by Wesley Hill An amazing testimony of a New Testament PhD who struggles with same sex attraction and Christian community... Read more »

Renovate Group Study

Renovate is a sermon series with a small group study that kicks off on September 11.  It is an 8-week, church-wide experience of listening, reading, praying, and talking together about how God might renovate Central, our personal lives, and our community.