Hospitality Needed!

Member Engagement Member Engagement : April 16, 2017 4:21 pm : Uncategorized

 Central will host Family Promise April 23—30. YOU are needed to make our guests feel at home during their stay at Central. With your help, our classrooms upstairs are converted into cozy family sleeping areas. Central’s wonderful cooks provide hot homemade dinner every evening. We need your smiling face as evening host to play with children and provide conversation with parents. Sleepers are needed too! Stay overnight to provide a comforting presence for our guests. Set up and tear down help is needed too. Contact Kay Falley 765.543.5014 Virginia Myers 765.491.7713 or Kelly Bol 765.714.7141 for more information or to volunteer.

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“Planning a Good End”

Member Engagement Member Engagement : April 16, 2017 4:06 pm : Uncategorized

Sunday Mornings 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Don Nead & Team will present a series on the various issues that come with the end of life – legal, medical, nitty-gritty issues and will offer suggestion and information about how to deal with them as well as how to discuss them with family and friends.
The more decisions we make about end of life issues, the easier it is for our survivors.
And folks, we are all going to do it, it is just a question of WHEN!

 April 23: Legal Issues :Dave Luhman, Lawyer

 April 30 : Medical Issues  video with  Dr. Cecilia May, Hospitalist

 May 7 : Nitty Gritty Issues at the End of Life – Rev. Dr. Don Nead

 May 14 :Talking with the Family and Others on the Issues! Rev. Bill Walthour – Retired Hospital Chaplain

 May 21: Wrapping up PAGE– opportunity to complete form which can be left with church office about final arrangements- Pastor Lucia Oerter, Don Nead and Bill Walthour

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Softball Season Will Soon Be Here!

Member Engagement Member Engagement : April 10, 2017 10:43 am : Uncategorized

Central will once again field a coed team in the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation league. Games begin the week of May 8 and will be one evening per week through early August. There will be some weekend practices prior to the season starting. If you want to play, please sign the roster sheet on the wall by the receptionist desk. For any questions about our team or the league, contact Bones Javens at 532-2398 or Jeff Beardmore at 418-0183.

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Dig out those walking shoes—We’re 2017 Homeward Bound!

Member Engagement Member Engagement : April 10, 2017 10:38 am : Uncategorized

This year’s walk, benefiting programs for the homeless, is April 23 at 2p at Columbian Park. We will be walking to support Family Promise of Greater Lafayette. Interested? Be at “Memorial Island, Columbian Park” at 1:30.
Are your walking shoes worn out? Make your checks payable to Homeward Bound—Greater Lafayette, Family Promise on the memo line and send to 671 N 36th St, Lafayette 47905.

Questions: Call Sara Stallings—477-6872 or go
to register online.

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Church Camp Out – Make Your Reservations Now!

Member Engagement Member Engagement : March 15, 2017 9:49 am : Uncategorized

Plans are underway for the annual church camp out at  Turkey Run State Park.  This year’s camp out will  be held from September 8-10.  The weekend is a fun time for all!

Campers will arrive at their leisure on Friday. Saturday there will be hiking and other activities, as desired. We  have reserved a shelter for all-day Saturday, where people can congregate and visit.  In the evening we will once again have a potluck communal dinner to which any and everyone is invited to come down for and  join us; this is always one of the highlights of the camp out weekend!

If you wish to camp with us, we need to make reservations by mid-April to assure we get a block of spaces together. The total cost for two nights of camping is $71.48.

There are also still rooms available at the Turkey Run Inn.  So, even if you are not a camper, consider joining us for an enjoyable weekend of fun and fellowship.  (These rooms fill up fast, though, so consider making reservations now!)

If you are interested in camping, please contact Laura Ward or you may call 765-420-7219  to make arrangements, or with any questions.


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