Central Serving Schedule & Events
October 21st (Sunday Serving Schedule)

Kids’ Church: 3 yrs-Kind: Nelsons; 1st-5th: Sammi E.
Nursery: Diane W.
Communion Prep: Deb V. Arrive at 7:30
Connect Team: Deb G., Shauna M., Gary M., Deb M., Steph R., Dennis R., Jon (Please arrive by 7:45)
Central Café: Julie Maystadt (7:30 - Bring 1 fruit juice)


Kids’ Church: 3 yrs-Kind: Michelle & Lillea C.; 1st-2nd: Mary & Chloe; 3rd-5th: Toni & Gracyn R.
Nursery: Joellen B. & Laura B.
Connect Team: Andersons, Jasemine B., Jessica C., Hahns, Sporrers, Wilkies
(Please arrive by 9:10)
Central Café: Kandace W. & Casey (Bring 1 fruit juice)


Kids’ Church: 3 yrs-Kind: Elle & Treva; 1st-2nd: Mary & Leah; 3rd-5th: Nystroms
Nursery: Tam & Ben S.
Connect Team: Conners, Mills, Schweitzers, Kandace & Casey, Jon
(Please arrive by 10:40)
Central Café: Chuck & Laura B. (Bring 1 fruit juice/restock communion)

712 Friday: 9:30-12:00: Jon, Joellen, Jordan. 9:30-11:00: Mike H.

LifeGroup Updates 
Please sign up for a LifeGroup.
We ask that you commit to 6 weeks.

Here's the list of upcoming LIfeGroups at Central:

Revelations Group: Sundays at 6:00pm - Meets at the Magill home: 
320 West 10th St., Carroll. Started 9/30 - Studying the book of Revelation.

The Watchers: Mondays at 6:30pm - At Central - Starts 10/22. 
Understanding prophecy. This study will strengthen our faith and trust in Jesus Christ. 

Galatians Group: Mondays at 7:00pm - At the Sklenar home: 24252 215th St., Carroll - Finishing study of the book of Ephesians, followed by Galatians afterwards.

Art of Marriage: Sundays at 11:00am - At Central - Starts 10/28 - The Art of Marriage® weaves together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes, and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design. ($10 fee)

DivorceCare: Sundays at 1:30pm - At Central - Starts 11/4 - How to face the challenges of divorce and move toward rebuilding your life.

Art of Parenting: Sundays at 5:30pm - At Central - Starting Nov. 4. This group is designed to help parents integrate faith into everyday moments. ($10 fee)

Personal Growth
Financial Peace U.: Sundays at 3:00pm - Started 9/23 and runs 9 weeks. Change your life by learning to manage your finances God’s way. ($95 fee)

Next Steps: Mondays at 8:15pm - At Central - Starts 11/5. 9-week course for those new to Central and/or the Christian faith. 

Health & Wellness: Saturdays at 10:00am - Started 10/13, 4-week session (1 hr class). Learn about the connection between physical health and faith and how to better take care of your body.

Act Like Men: Sundays at 9:40am - At Central - continues for next 2-3 weeks. Watch for a new men’s study to follow.

Men’s Group: Tuesdays at 6:30pm - At the 712 Youth Center - Started 10/16 - The Circle Maker - Uncover your desires and God-given dreams and unleash them through the kind of audacious prayer that God delights to answer. ($10 fee).

Women of Faith: Tuesdays - Meeting at Court Street Plaza Apts. - 514 N. Court St., Carroll - Starts 10/23 - Studying “The Good and Beautiful God” ($10 fee)

Women’s Group: Tuesdays at 6:30pm - At Central - Started 10/2. Fervent by Priscilla Shirer - A hands-on, knees-down, don’t-give-up action guide to practical, purposeful praying. ($10 fee).

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Like Arrows (movie)
Sun., Oct. 21, 5:30pm
Join us at church for this movie about parenting. It'll be the kick-off for the Art of Parenting LifeGroup, but everyone's welcome. Childcare available.

Trunk 'r Treat
Sun., Oct. 28, 3:00-5:30pm
Swan Lake State Park, East Shelterhouse
Please join us for an afternoon of fun & food! 
Trunk sign-ups are at church.
Our goal is 40 Central attender trunks!
This free event is a great outreach to our community and will feature free food, inflatables, activities and LOTS of candy!

Central Vendor Fair
Sat., November 3, 10:00am-1:00pm
Plan to join us at Central for our annual Vendor Fair. A great way to start early Christmas shopping, plus support this fundraiser.

If you'd like to donate baked goods, please contact Jacky Sklenar at 515-460-6363.

Child Dedications
Sun., November 11
If you're interested in having your child dedicated, please email

Wednesdays at 6:00pm
Preschoolers-6th graders can be registered by going to our WEBSITE.Also, please bring CANNED GOODS for this month's mission.

712 Youth Group
Wednesdays at the 712 Youth Center. 6:30pm 
Meal served. Open to all 7th-12th graders!

Prayer Team
If you are interested in joining Central's Prayer team, please contact Gary Magill at 712-830-4148 or

Concert here at Central
Fri., Nov. 9, 6:30pm
Central will be hosting Kutless, Disciple and Manic Drive! Tickets are $20 in advance and are available at church Sunday!

We're also seeking volunteer help with unloading/unloading. Volunteers will receive a free concert ticket, t-shirt & meal (if helping with unloading). Visit to sign up.

Women's Christmas Dinner
Sun., Dec. 2, 4:30pm
Tickets for our 10th Annual Women's Christmas Dinner will go on sale Sun., Nov. 4! If you'd like to host a table, please contact Jacky Sklenar at 515-460-6363. 


Future Events
Sun., Oct. 28: Trunk 'r' Treat
Sat., Nov. 3: Central Vendor Fair & Bake Sale
Fri., Nov. 9: Concert at Central Church
Sun., Dec. 2: Women's Christmas Dinner