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EquipCentral | Fall 2017

EquipCentral | Fall 2017

Every Wednesday, from 08/30/2017 to 11/15/2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Central Presbyterian Church, 7700 Davis Drive, Saint Louis, MO US 63105

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Fall 2017 EquipCentral

Dinner

Enjoy a delicious meal each week in Fellowship Hall at a great price...FREE! What a great opportunity to invite friends and neighbors. Dinner begins at 5:30pm. Don't miss this opportunity to participate in the community at Central, meet new friends, and take a mid-week break from cooking! Check out the menu for this fall here.

Fall Classes

Nursery & Early Childhood

The nursery is available for children 8 weeks to 3 years old. 

8 weeks to 2 years: Nursery (first floor, Early Childhood wing)

3 years to Pre-K: Elephant Room (second floor, Early Childhood wing)

Kindergarten & 1st Grade: Koala Room (second floor, Early Childhood wing)

Elementary

When we are first learning, the image of God that we bear is like a sketch; somewhat rough and one-dimensional, yet still bearing His image. Then, after time and growth, the image may become more like a photo; more detailed and with a sense of shape. We’ve designed the weekly discussions, community building activities, and connections to the arts so that they may highlight the image-bearing qualities of our elementary students.

2nd & 3rd Grades: Duplex 1st Floor

4th & 5th Grades: Duplex 2nd Floor

Junior High | Student Center & Fellowship Hall

"Crowded House" | How does the whole Bible fit together? Is there a single story that unites all the different people, stories, and doctrines found in it? There is! God is telling one epic story in the pages of Scripture.  Come join us and discover what God’s Big Story is, and the role you play in it.

Senior High | Fellowship Hall & Student Center

"Greenhouse" | Greenhouse comes to Wednesday nights! Enjoy time hanging out with your peers and the Greenhouse leaders while we hear truth from God’s word, connect with one another in small groups, and play games.

Adults

Marriage by God’s Design
Bart & Carol Corley and Tim Galvin | Gathering Place

What is marriage?  And how can Christians learn to experience the goodness and glory of God’s design for marriage?  This class will seek to answer these questions in two six-week sessions.  In the first six-week session, the class will watch the video series The Meaning of Marriage by Tim and Kathy Keller, which is based on Keller’s book with that title, and Central members Bart and Carol Corley will lead an interactive group discussion based on the video.  The second six-week section will be led by Tim Galvin, a licensed marriage and family therapist in St. Louis and an elder at Chesterfield Presbyterian Church.  Galvin will lead discussions about how couples “lose each other” and get stuck in conflict and impasse, and how, with God’s grace, they can reorient and “find each other again” to nurture and develop their marriages to enjoy the love and support they need.

The Protestant Reformation: Learning and Living Our Legacy
Dr. Mike Farley | Parlor

Why is Central “Presbyterian”?  Where did that come from, and does our tradition really matter for life in the modern world?  In this class, we will study the history of the Protestant Reformation in order to learn stories from our church’s family tree and the Reformers’ enduring legacy that roots us firmly in the word and gospel of God in Jesus Christ.  To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation in 1517, we will study the people and the biblical teachings and practices that renewed the church and continue to profoundly shape the history of the world, including the core identity and mission of our church in our time.

Women’s Bible Study
Jamie Afshari and Linda Farley | Classroom A

This group provides a place for women of all ages to grow spiritually by learning and applying God’s word and by connecting with one another in discussion and prayer to encourage and support one another in following Christ and his mission.  During the fall semester, the group will study the Gospel of Luke. Please note: there is a $7 materials fee for this study.

Men’s Bible Study
Bob Denckhoff & Travis Martin | Library

This group provides a place for men of all ages to grow spiritually by learning and applying God’s word and by connecting with one another in discussion and prayer to encourage and support one another in following Christ and his mission.  During the fall semester, the group will study the book of Genesis.  This study will focus on applying the Bible’s teaching to the practical, daily concerns of men.

Single Mothers Group
Tina Holland, Nancy Kay, Peggy Morgan | Bride’s Room (at the southeast end of the Fellowship Hall)

Single moms, please join us as we meet on the first Wednesday of each month for dinner and fellowship.  Together we will study God's word as well as address the unique needs of being a single parent.  Childcare will be provided.   Please contact Jamie Afshari for more information.

Chancel Choir
Matt Mazzoni | Choir Room

The Chancel Choir sings for Sunday services at 9am throughout the year and for special services and concerts.  The Chancel Choir welcomes adults and college students (interested high school students are welcome to inquire also), and rehearses on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. All are welcome, regardless of experience and ability. Childcare is available. 

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