In light of recent events and unrest in our communities we plan to use our next couple weeks to have a “conversation” about our Disciples’ priority of Becoming a Pro-reconciling/Anti-racist church in light of the protests and violence we have witnessed. Join our Sr. Minister Rev Robert Bushey and the Rev Vincent Clark, CEO of KCCSI and former pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist Church for a two part candid conversation about racism and reconciliation. Rev Bushey & Rev Clark are both natives of Kankakee and have known and worked together in our community for social justice for the last decade.
As a congregation we have claimed to be a welcoming community of Disciples of Christ. What does that mean when our black and brown neighbors cry out in our streets, in many cases joined by all other races, for justice?
We do hope you will tune in to these opportunities to grow in our understanding and our faith as we seek to build bridges of inclusivity in the name of Jesus.
Our Spring Worship Series is focusing on the Emotions experienced by the early followers of Jesus in the shadows of the cross and resurrection.
Join us for our Stay at Home Virtual Worship Services. Central’s ministers prepare and record worship each week at Central Christian Church or their homes.
Link to Facebook Premier Watch Party
Link to Worship Services on YouTube
Spring yoga sessions with Anne Van Dehey of Radiance Yoga will run from April 4, 2020 to June 16, 2020. As always, your first session is free and the cost after that is $10/class. Mats and blocks are provided. Classes are on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 10:30 am, although there will not be class on April 18 or May 2.
3/15/20 Update: this event has been canceled.
Beginning March 15th we’ll have a Supper & Study series each week at 5:00 pm to talk about the importance of Easter and people’s encounters with Jesus leading up to it.
Lent is a time for reflection, remembrance, repentance, and a lot of other “re” words, leading to a renewal and resurrection at Easter. Take this Lenten journey on Sundays at 10:30 am and find renewal in your own life.
Wednesday February 26 is Ash Wednesday. We will have two services available to you that day. The first is at 12 pm and the second is at 5 pm.
The noon service will begin with time for silent prayer and meditation with an approximately 30 minute service, including the imposition of ashes, at 12:15. The sanctuary will then be open until 1 pm for prayer and meditation.
The evening service will consist of the imposition of ashes as well as silent prayer and meditation.
Our annual Ladies Day is coming up! Mark your calendar for March 14, 2020 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Ladies Day will have:
complimentary light breakfast | manicures | hand softening | brow waxing | chair massage | health screenings | jewelry | hair bows | Avon | Tupperware | Mary Kay | Pampered Chef | 31 | handmade items | yoga | fair trade products | bake sale | Dance in the Light performance
With over 15 vendors, services, and information providers, there’s something here for every woman.
March 14, 2020 | 9:00 am to 12: 30 pm
Central Christian Church
310 Main St NW Bourbonnais
Our annual chili cookoff for missions will take place on Sunday, February 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Enter your best chili to see if you will win the golden spoon! $5 to sample the contestants’ chilis; vote with as much money as you’d like to determine the winner. There will be chili cooked on site for dining.
Pub Talks are back on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at Oliver’s Bar & Grill. Let Rev. Bushey know if you can make it so enough room can be reserved.