Central Presbyterian Church

Massillon, Ohio

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Sun Nov 19 @10:30AM -
Worship
Sun Nov 19 @10:45AM -
Gateway
Sun Nov 19 @11:30AM -
Fellowship
Sun Nov 19 @11:45AM -
Feast of the Faithful
Mon Nov 20 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
ASPIRE Classes
Mon Nov 20 @ 1:00PM -
Quilters
Mon Nov 20 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM
ASPIRE Classes
Mon Nov 20 @ 7:00PM -
Men's Study

Education

Adult Sunday School Class will resume class on

Sunday September 17  in the Westminister room at 9:00 am.

 Screwtape Letters

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.

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Sunday Assignment
9/10 Intro - pass out books and schedule
9/17 Letters 1-3 
9/24

Letters 4-6

10/1

Letters 7-9

10/8

Letters 10-12

10/15

Letters 13-15

10/22

Letters 16-18

10/29

Letters 19-21

11/5 Letters 22-24
11/12 Letters 25, 26 and 27
11/19 Letters 28, 29 and 30
11/26 Letter 31 and wrap up

 Vineyard IV 

"What a Gift !" 

When the Magi arrived with their gifts for the baby Jesus, it was a baby shower like not other !  Join us for this Vineyard as we take a closer look at the spiritual significance of the gifts they presented, namely Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh.  We will then examine the Christian journey to the stable as we consider what might be a suitable gift that we can offer the Christ child.  

You are invited to join the Vineyard on Sunday Mornings during Advent.

December 3, 10,17, & 24 at 9:00 am in the Westminister Room. 

Susan Eitelman 

        

                                        

                                                               

  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 C hat 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.