Central Presbyterian Church

Massillon, Ohio

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Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 20 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
ASPIRE Classes
Wed Sep 20 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM
ASPIRE Classes
Thu Sep 21 @ 6:30PM -
Session
Fri Sep 22
Pastor’s Day off
Sun Sep 24 @10:30AM -
Worship
Sun Sep 24 @10:45AM -
Gateway
Sun Sep 24 @11:30AM -
Fellowship
Mon Sep 25 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
ASPIRE Classes

Education

 

Adult Sunday School Class will resume class on Sunday September 17  in the Westminister room at 9:00 am.

 

 

They begin the year with the study from C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters which they will study through November 26.   Everyone welcome to attend class and participate in the study.   

 

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire    that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and          foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to the      "Our Father Below."  At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation- and triumph over it -ever written. 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Sunday School - Opportunities for children of all ages:

Early Risers:  9-10 AM mixed ages 4-5th grade:  Bible lessons and Craft Opportunities for Children whose parents attend adult Sunday School.

Nursery: 10:15 - 11:30 AM (During Worship service) Infant - age 3

Our Church Nursery serves as a place for our youngest participants to receive the nurture and care that they need during worship services.  Children may be accompanied by a caregiver or left to be cared for by Trained nursery volunteers. 

 

Gateway to Worship:  11 - 11:30 AM ( children leave for class following Children's Chat until worship ends)  age 3 (and toilet trained) - 2nd grade: 

Offers developmentally appropriate play and learning activities that relate to weekly Bible lessons.  Children learn to trust adults, other than their family  members, to guide them in their faith journey.  Children are invited to attend worship with their parent and come to the front of the church for Children's chat to receive a special message before transitioning to their classroom. 

Compass:  11- 11:30 AM( children leave for class following Children's Chat until worship ends)  Grades 3-5

Bible lessons taught from the NRSV, Emphasis on increasing biblical literacy and relating lessons to church practices.  Students from this class serve as acolytes for worship service and participate in small mission projects throughout the year. 

Youth Sunday School:  11- 11:30 AM (Youth should meet following the Sermon until 12:00 noon in the Youth Room unless otherwise indicated on the door) Grades 6+

Bible lessons that emphasize interpretation and historical context of scripture.  Students are encouraged to wrestle with broader faith questions.  Students at this age are encouraged to take a more active role in church function and /or leadership.  Consequently , older students may feel more suited to remain in worship during class.