Central Presbyterian Church

Massillon, Ohio

The Central Presbyterian Church - Raisner Family Memorial Scholarship Fund

Becky Raisner, a 50-year member of Central Presbyterian Church, established this scholarship fund to help members and dependents of Central Presbyterian Church members to achieve their educational goals. The Central Presbyterian Church Scholarship fund was created in 2021 for the purpose of providing a means of financial aid to a high school student who is a confirmed member, or a child or dependent of a member(s) of Central Presbyterian Church of Massillon and pursuing first year post-secondary education at an accredited college, university, or technical school.  The scholarship shall be awarded primarily based on financial need, with consideration given to performance at the secondary education level and demonstrate of readiness for post-secondary educational pursuit.

Renewable: NO 

Eligibility Requirements: 

Student pursuing first year post-secondary education at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school (NOT GRADUATE STUDENT)


Misc. question: Students who are active at Central Presbyterian Church in Massillon, Ohio


Children of active member of Central Presbyterian Church in Massillon, Ohio


Dependents of active member of Central Presbyterian Church in Massillon, Ohio 


High School GPA Minimum: 2.5


County of Residence: Stark County 

Applicants are required to complete application online at Stark Community Foundation.   All applicants and information contained therein will be kept confidential.

The students can apply online beginning January 1, 2023 at https://www.starkcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/for-students The deadline for applications to be completed is April 1, 2023.  A selection committee of Central Presbyterian Church members will review all the applications and select the recipient for the scholarship which will be awarded by May 15.

If you have any questions, please contact Ruling Elder Nancy McEwen who is currently chairing the Scholarship Fund Committee. 

Thank you,
The Scholarship Fund Committee.

Men’s Group will be restarting their Monday night weekly meeting on January 16.

Come join the men in study and fellowship. 

January 16 will meet at 6PM for dinner followed by a movie.  

All men welcome.





Community Warming Center

Beginning January 16th, 2023, Central will be partnering with the Salvation Army in providing a “warming center” for the community. Salvation Army will operate Sunday thru Wednesday.

Our operation days will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am— 4:30 pm when the temperatures are 20 degrees or below.

Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available during the day. Soup and crackers/bread will be served from 11:30-12 noon.

Volunteers are still needed for either a morning or afternoon shift. We need 3 people per shift including at least one male presence.

If you feel called to this ministry, please contact Liz Sibert.

Central Presbyterian Church is excited to announce the introduction of an electronic option for making regular offerings.

Check it out!

Youth Sunday School - Opportunities for children of all ages:

Youth Sunday School Class for all ages will continue through the 2022 summer 
with in-person class on Sunday Morning with social distancing.  
Meet with Nancy Aguon or teacher following children Chat in the upstairs classroom 

Meet with Nancy Aguon following children Chat in the upstairs classroom