Our Christmas Eve service this year will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the popular Christmas hymn “Silent Night.” Beginning at 7:00 p.m., our candlelight service will explore the themes of peace, joy, love, and hope as we celebrate the message of the song. As we light our candles, something mystical happens, and even those who only attend church on Christmas Eve love the combination of the lyrics, music, and light.
We’ll have a special “Lessons & Carols” Service on December 23rd at 4:00 p.m., with communion and candlelight. Selected readings interspersed with much-loved Christmas carols will start off your Christmas in a festive way.
Y12SR Yoga, the 12 Step Yoga for those in recovery, will begin at Central on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., running until 1:30 p.m. Led by recently-certified Anne Van Dehey, Y12SR “combines the wisdom of yoga with the practical tools of the 12-step programs.” Y12SR is open to anyone with or affected by addictive behavior.
There is no set charge for the meeting; it is by donation.
Our Advent sermon series and adult Sunday school class will focus on Mary. The four-week sermon series will cover:
Join us at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday for Worship.
Using John A. Stroman’s book “Singing Mary’s Song” as a guide, we will offer a 4-week Advent class for adults.
From the book:
“When Mary learns that she will be the mother of the Messiah, she sings an unusual song. It’s not just a sweet lullaby anticipating her baby’s birth. Instead, Mary’s song is an aria of freedom and hope for the homeless, the hungry, the refugee, and the powerless.”
All are welcome at this Advent class! Feel free to RSVP on Facebook to let us know you’re coming.
Moderator of the Congregation, Shirley Herberger has called a Congregational Meeting for Sunday, December 9th following worship. The purpose of the meeting is to Elect Officers and Approve the Recommended Budget for 2019. Detailed Copies of the Budget are Available at the Church for any member of the congregation.
CJ Osback MODERATOR (1Yr Term)
Mike Burkhalter VICE/MODERATOR -ELECT (1Yr Term)
Kelly Youngblood CLERK (1Yr Term)
Joanne Paulauskas TREASURER (1Yr Term)
Gayle Robins FINANCIAL SECRETARY (1Yr Term)
Gayle Robins (2020)
Sharon Sovinski (2019)
(The Congregational Board by Consensus of all members present November 10th Recommends a $119,995 Annual Expense Budget for 2019 Detailed Budgets are Available in the Narthex)
Complete the form below and submit by Dec. 8th. All Absentee Ballots must be signed by a Member and submitted before the day of election.
September 25 – December 20
Tuesdays & Thursdays @6:30-7:30PM Saturdays @ 10:30AM
$10/Session — First Session Always FREE
BEGINNERS WELCOME—JOIN ANYTIME
$10 Drop-In Saturdays* @10:30AM
* No Class Sept 22, Oct 4, 6, 20 & Nov 22
Doors Open 30 Minutes
Prior to Session
Anne LeVeque VanDehey
Registered Yoga Teacher
Featuring: The John Webber Band
WAIVER: I understand that Central Christian Church, Bourbonnais IL. 60914, is not responsible in any way for loss or damages to any Vehicle or injury to myself or any person in my party. Any registrant Under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian sign also.