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Lenten Food Drive
Lent is a season for both giving and giving up food. Count down the days to Easter by adding an item each day to a bag. On Sundays during Lent place your donations on the table at the front of the sanctuary. Donated items will be blessed each Sunday and distributed to our neighbors during the week. Here’s a suggested calendar. Feb. 22: Ash Wednesday, Tuna Feb 23: Chicken Noodle Soup Feb. 24: Apple Sauce Feb. 25: Canned green beans…
Jail and Outreach Ministry Easter Baskets
Central will be collecting items for Easter Baskets for children of inmates, now through Sunday, March 26th. A donation basket is located in the Narthex. A suggestion of items includes: Books Coloring books Crayons Bubbles Jump ropes Small stuffed animals Small games Matchbox cars Easter baskets Basket grass Wrapped candy Packs of veggie or flower seeds Hair ornaments Bubble bath Toothpaste & toothbrush Hair combs & brushes
CROP Hunger Walk 2022
Sunday, September 25th, 2022 at 1:30 pm, Christ Lutheran Church Hunger is one of the greatest injustices facing our world, but it doesn’t have to be. Ending hunger is possible in our lifetime, and you can help make it happen. Walk with Central UMC during the Waterford Area CROP Hunger Walk, raise funds, and take us one step closer to ending hunger once and for all. Background The Crop Project began in 1947 when farmers were asked to donate food…
Church Rummage Sale 2022
The Spring Rummage Sale is Back! Stop by and check out our amazing assortment of gently used items, including household items, clothes, books, games, kid’s items, and more. Special French Room featuring jewelry and fashion items. Over 20,000 square feet of items at incredible discount prices. Thursday Early Bird, May 5th, Noon–1 pm ($2 entrance fee) Thursday, May 5th, 1 pm–6 pm Friday, May 6th, 10 am–4 pm Saturday Bag Day, May 7th, 9 am-Noon Bags are one for $3…
Project Backpack 2021
Please join us in supporting Project Backpack 2021. Donations are accepted through Sunday, August 22nd.
It’s time for spring/summer softball. Catch a game or two with us.
Small Group: Vital Conversations on Race, Culture & Justice
Central will be offering the small group “Vital Conversations on Race, Culture, and Justice.” This program is offered as a way to begin a dialogue, face our misconceptions and fears, and move deliberately to spiritual, community, and social transformation.
ShopWithScrip Gift Card Christmas Holiday COVID-19 Update
Many stores now sell gift cards from popular retailers. Central Church also sells gift cards through the ShopWithScrip Gift Card Program. Gift cards are ordered at a small discount (1-15%) through the Great Lakes Scrip Center. You pay the card’s retail value and receive full shopping credit; the difference is a rebate the church earns. During the COVID-19 pandemic and pause of in-person worship, we have not been able to accept gift card orders at the Scrip Table before and…
Gifts for Boys
Methodist Children’s Home Society Christmas Wish List For many years the Central Congregation has been very generous in providing gifts for the boys at the Methodist Children’s Home in Redford. In past years, members would pick up a snowman ornament with a gift “wish” and bring the gifts to the church. The gifts would then be delivered to the Home. We also provided $25 Scrip gift cards for each of the boys. Our request this year will be different. Due…
It’s that time when we begin to think about the Clothe-a-Child program for this year! Things will be a little different, but we are still committed to clothing Waterford children in need. We still need your monetary donations, but in addition to that, we will also be asking for underwear and sock donations to alleviate our shoppers from having to go from store to store looking for these items. Please read the list very carefully. We need the following items:…