Spiritually Speaking…

A couple of weeks ago in researching my sermon about the widow’s mite I was reminded of a story we have read to our girls. The story “The Magic Amber” is about an elderly couple who are blessed by a chunk of amber, which when dropped into their empty rice pot magically produces rice to […] Read more »


Share the Joy, Give a Toy

Once again, Central is collecting toys for the children served by the Denver Inner City Parish, one of our primary local ministry partners. The parish is asking for new, unwrapped toys for ages 0-18. Please place your gifts in the “barrel” in the narthex by Friday, Dec. 11.   Read more »


Happy Birthday to You…

Children & youth, please let your Sunday school teacher and/or your youth leader know when your special day is so we can capture it for 2016! Central wants to make sure we celebrate all our wonderful kiddos on their birthday!   Read more »

Toolbox with tools. Skrewdriver, hammer, handsaw and wrench

A Message from the Properties Department:

The Moderator’s messages have been so well received, Properties has decided to also increase our communication by writing an update once a month to be included in The Messenger. I would first like to introduce this year’s committee members: 1) Banyat Adipat 2) Gary Yang 3) Don Wilheit 4) Toni Wilheit 5) Dee Carsten 6) Peggy […] Read more »


From the Land of Canaan…

When I was a boy, my dad was the pastor of a historic African-American church – Fifth Street Christian Church in Columbia, MO – and our family was the only non-black family represented.  Consequently, we learned a lot about the African-American church tradition in those two years.  For one, we learned that any expectation that […] Read more »