Services, Programs, Music Ministry, Missions & Weddings

Services     Christian Education Programs     Music Ministry     Missions ~ Outreach     Wedding Information 

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Worship and Bible Study
Sunday School ~ 9:00 a.m.                Sunday Worship ~ 10:15 a.m.
   
    Come worship and share communion with us.  Communion is open to all of God's children.  The communion bread is gluten-free unleavened bread.  A staffed nursery is available for infants through kindergarten. Also, an infant "cry room" is located in Library in the corner of the sanctuary.  For older children, books and children's bulletins are available at the back entryway.

Sunday School Schedule 
(9:00 AM-9:50 AM) ~ for all ages:

      Children -In the Proverbs Room
Young Adults -In the Youth Room
Adults - In the Ezekiel Room
Basic Beliefs Class- In the Psalms Room

Nursery is provided.


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Play Grow Together

Christian Education Programs  

Christian Women's Fellowship:  monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
Church Camp:  children, youth & families - scheduled during summer months.
Ladies Night Out:  monthly on 4th Thursday at 6 p.m. at a restaurant.
Men's Supper:  monthly on 4th Thursday at 6 p.m. for dinner at the church.
Vacation Bible School:
 each year in June
Weds@CCC:  Scheduled during the fall and spring school semesters.  Our mid-week program for children, youth and adults.  We share the love of God in a relaxed family atmosphere.  Joe and Gwen Peebles are our Program Leaders.
Wednesday Night Bible Study: 6:15 p.m. Only during scheduled weeks during the spring and fall. A nursery is provided for children under the age of 3.
Young Adult Activities: Scheduled throughout the year.
 

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Music NotesMusic Ministry Music Notes

Joe Peebles ~ Chancel Choir Director & Church Organist

Gwen Peebles ~ Children's Choir Director & Church Pianist

Laurel Poshard ~ Bell Choir & Chimes Choir Director

"Music is God's gift to people, the only art of heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to heaven."    (Walter Savage Landor)


Adult Choir
Chancel Choir
"... I will sing praise with the spirit..."  (I Cor 14:15 NRSV)
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all ye lands!  Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing."  (Psm 100:1-2, RSV)

Do you enjoy singing?  If so, please join the Chancel Choir!  Practice is in the choir loft 7:00 - 8:00 Wednesday evenings.  We have great fellowship while singing praises to the Lord.  The only requirement is that you enjoy singing!  There are no auditions!  The Chancel Choir sings most Sundays during September through May.  Saint Augustine said "Those who sing pray twice."  If you would like to pray this way, join our choir!  Please contact Joe or Gwen Peebles with any questions.

Choir Kids

Children's Choir
There are two Children's Choirs.  One is for children in the pre-kindergarten through kindergarten.  The other choir is for children in grades one through five.  They practice as part of our Weds@CCC program and sing in worship each fall, Christmas and spring under the direction of Gwen Peebles.

Bell Choir
Bell & Chimes Choir  
Our Bell & Chimes Choir is directed by Laurel Poshard.  The choir plays quarterly in worship.  Adults and youth are welcome to join us!  Rehearsals are weekly on Mondays at 5:30 p.m.

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Missions

 Missions ~ Outreach

"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."  (Acts 1:8)


Centennial Christian Church supports local and global missions.  A few are listed below.

Local Outreach:

Adopt-a-Family

 local food banks

Salvation Army

Global Outreach:

Disciples Home Mission ~ www.discipleshomemissions.org

Global Ministries ~ www.globalministries.org

Week of Compassion ~ www.weekofcompassion.org

The church is the meeting place for a few local community groups.  
Among them are Bridge, Founders Grove Neighborhood Association,   T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) and Yoga



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Wedding BellsWedding InformationWedding Bells right

Blessings!  And welcome as you come to Centennial Christian Church to prepare for your wedding!

It means a great deal to us at Centennial to be able to share this meaningful time with you.  We want to do all we can to share our strong feeling of God's presence at Centennial, and our support as a church family for your marriage.


We begin by providing pastors who will meet with you for several sessions, to listen with you for God's guidance as you build a joyous and strong marriage relationship for the years ahead.  The pastor will share with you a selection of several wedding ceremonies, and will help you to shape your wedding to express your deepest and best feelings for each other in the presence of God, family and friends.

Other faithful members of the church circle also will help with your wedding - our wedding host/hostess, our church administrative assistant, our custodian, and at your request musicians.  Each of us gives of our best so that you will always remember this as a special and meaningful time of feeling God's and His church's care for you.

As we welcome you into God's house for this very special occasion, we pray for your blessing in your lives together.  The same deep Christian care that we now offer will continue to reach toward you in the days ahead, with an invitation to worship, fellowship and spiritual support, nurture of children and opportunities to served a world in need.  Know that we are always here.  We care about your family!
 

FAQs:
1.  Do you allow weddings for non-members?  Yes!  Non-members are welcome to have their wedding here.
2.  What are the fees for having a wedding?  Please contact the church office at 309-828-2185 for current fees.
3.  Is pre-marital counseling required?  Yes.  We require 3 counseling sessions to prepare for the wedding.
4.  Do we have to attend worship at Centennial?  You must attend 2 worship services prior to your wedding.
5.  Do we have to use your wedding hostess?  We require the use of our church wedding host/hostess who will open and close the building, assist with the rehearsal and generally coordinate the use of the building and wedding items.
6.  Can we have our reception at the church?  Our church has a Great Hall and a Fellowship Hall available for your wedding reception.  The reception must be catered in by an outside party and no alcoholic beverages are allowed.
7.  How do we reserve our date?  You will need to complete the application form and make a $50 refundable deposit.
You may email the church office or call 309-828-2185 to check the availability of a future date and get a copy of the detailed wedding policies.

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