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Grieving with Hope

April 26th - May 3rd, 2018

Has grief entered your life or the life of someone you love?  Whether it belongs to you or to a person for whom you care, understanding how to deal with grief can become a primary focus.  Grieving with and helping others to grieve with HOPE is a possibility! If you or a loved one is dealing with grief, you will benefit from this class!

*Central Institute classes are open the the public, and they are free!

When:  Thursdays, April 19 - May 6,  from 6:30 - 8pm

Where: Chapel Ridge, Room 201. Enter through door #1

Teacher:  Melissa Soldner

Book: Grieving with Hope: Finding Comfort as You Journey through, 2011
by Samuel J IV Hodges and Kathy Leonard ISBN: 978-0-8010-1423-9

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Central Institute - Marriage 101

May 3rd, 2018

The institution of marriage is under attack in our society.  Statistics continue to show that 50% of marriages will not go the distance.  These numbers are the same for Christian marriages.  Certainly this is not what God intended.  Throughout this interactive marriage class, we will go back to the basics of what it takes to have a successful marriage!  Some of the topics that will be covered include communication, conflict resolution, financial management, and intimacy (spiritual, emotional, and sexual).  Whether you are thinking of getting married, recently married, or have been married for 10 years or more, you will benefit from this course.

Thursdays, March 8 - 29 and April 12 - May 3, 2018 *No class the first week of April for Spring Break

Chapel Ridge Campus, in the Chapel

Taught by Troy Jester

Book: Sacred Marriage, by Gary Thomas

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5/6 Grade Middle School Mission Trip

June 12th - June 14th, 2018


Join the Central MSM team for this exciting opportunity to learn what it means to serve our hometown! The 5/6 grade MS mission trip is a Tuesday-Thursday, 3 day/2 night trip housed here at Central Ministries! Each day we will look to get out of their comfort zone by partnering with local organizations to go out and serve our community through outreach. Students will spend time in the Word and learn what it looks like to unleash God's love out of the tame and into the wild outside of the church! They will do this through large group sessions and also small group interactions.

The 30 dollar fee goes toward the t-shirt as well as some exciting and fun evening activities that we have planned. Don't miss this opportunity this summer for yourself or your youth! We can't wait to have you as a part of this! SIGN UP NOW!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Pastor Brennan at Brennan@centralministries.com.

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HSM to the Dominican

June 22nd - June 30th, 2018

$100 - $1,400

This trip is open to anyone currently in 9-12 grades. We are headed to the Dominican Republic. Registering here is the first step in the process. You will be contacted after your registration here with further details. It would be wise to start the passport application process as that will be needed for this trip.


7/8 Grade Charleston, WV Mission Trip

July 8th - July 13th, 2018

$50 - $350


During a week in Charleston, your group will have the opportunity to learn firsthand about the people, history and culture of this city. Serve and build relationships with a variety of people in Charleston through the Boys & Girls Club, Union Mission, Covenant House and local senior centers. You may also get to spend time with local children at Outrageous Sports Camp. During the evenings, worship with a local congregation and feast with friends old and new at a community potluck, which almost always includes a famous homemade cobbler!