Posts by Pastor Alan Kinder

Posts by Pastor Alan Kinder

Pastor’s Notes for April 5, 2021

What’s Happening @ Central Easter Sunday was a special day for Central. It was our first Easter together as a church family since 2019. It was the highest attendance we have recorded in over a year! While it wasn’t what we normally experience on Easter, it was a nice way to celebrate what is one of the best days. We have had a lot of work done in the church this past week, with all of the sheetrock being replaced…

Pastor’s Notes for March 29, 2021

What’s Happening @ Central It was so good to see some of you returning to services yesterday! I look forward to seeing more of the church returning over the next few weeks as the pandemic appears to be winding down. This coming Saturday we will open The Fig Leaf to distribute clothing. I’m not sure how we will organize all of the racks (location, etc.) but I do believe the church is in good enough condition that we can open.…

Pastor’s Notes for March 22, 2021

What’s Happening @ Central Well, last week was another lesson in how the Midwest can be, destructive. On Monday, as several people were working on projects in the church, a severe thunderstorm blew through the area. During the worst of the storm, a lightning strike hit close-by. It was close enough that I thought I could hear (and feel) the sizzle of the static charge before the actual strike hit. My computer screen went black for a second before returning…

Pastor’s Notes for March 15, 2021

What’s Happening @ Central I am so glad we were able to have in-person services again. While the church restoration is going slowly (actually, not progressing at all currently) we will make it through, eventually. However, until we get to the end, we will need to allow for the inconvenience of a single restroom. While not ideal, it seems to be a workable solution, for now. I know it isn’t what any of us wanted, especially as we look forward…