Church-wide Events

Central Women

Women’s Advent Event

Sunday, Dec. 3 // 4:00PM // Chapel

Join Kristi McLelland for Prepare Him Room, an invitation to intentionally make space to seek Jesus amid the season. Discover that the Christmas story is better than we’ve ever known as you dive into its historical and cultural context. Central Women invites all women to this streaming event as we celebrate the birth of our Savior and embrace the true meaning of Christmas. (Registration is not needed.)

Wednesday Advent Services

Wednesdays, Dec. 6, 13, and 20 // 6:00PM // Chapel

Take a break from this hectic, frenzied season for a mid-week evening service to set your focus on preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Pastor George Skramstad will lead worship and carols, and a short message from the special series, “Christmas Prepared,” will be presented by some of our associate pastors.

The Majesty of Christmas

Friday, Dec. 8 at 6:30PM // Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2:30 & 6:30PM

Experience the wonder of the very first Christmas! Your entire family is invited to step back in time and witness the pageantry of the nativity story unfold right before your eyes. Enjoy a 100-voice choir, symphony orchestra, and surprises along the way in this spectacular musical celebration. Admission is free and open to the public.

Child Dedication


Child dedication is a special demonstration that parents make before God and their church saying they intend to raise their children to love and follow Christ. If you would like your family to be included in this special dedication service, click the registration link below to sign up for the required parenting class happening on Tuesday, Nov 28, at 6:00pm in Hearth Room. (Please email Kids Ministry Director Elizabeth Russell with questions.)

Central Students Christmas Parties

Wednesday, Dec. 13 // 6:00PM (MS) & 7:00PM (HS)

All middle and high school students are invited to a Christmas party filled with games, food, and prizes. Celebrate the birth of Jesus in this incredible evening of fun. And don’t forget to bring your friends!

Jingle Jam

SUNDAY, Dec. 17 // 9:00 and 11:00AM // Route 252

Jingle Jam is a kids’ Christmas party so big, we’re doing it Sunday morning! Your kids will NOT want to miss this celebration of Jesus’s birthday. We’ll have action-packed music and entertainment, games, food, and gifts. No registration is needed, and it’s free! Bring your friends, cousins, and neighbors.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Saturday, Dec. 23 at 6:30PM // Sunday, Dec. 24 at 10:00AM & 6:30PM

Your family is invited to the Christmas Eve Candlelight services at Central Community Church, a favorite holiday tradition that transcends generations. Celebrate Jesus’s birth by enjoying the best of Christmas music with choir and orchestra, and hear an inspiring message of hope from Senior Pastor Bob Beckler. There are three opportunities to attend. Your family will not want to miss this hallmark experience of the season. Join us in-person or for the live-streams.

Central Seniors

Senior Branson Trip

April 23-25, 2024

Join Senior Central as we travel to Branson this spring. Trip highlights will include the The Haygoods, Sight & Sound Theatre, Dogwood Canyon, and the Branson Belle Showboat, and more! A $100 deposit is due by December 1 to reserve a place. Contact Rachael Pope (316.943.1800 x170) to register or for details.

Ministry Events

Middle School


9:00-10:00AM // The Loft

DEC. 24 & 31: No class


6:00-7:00PM // The Loft

DEC. 13: Christmas Party – Bring a wrapped gift worth $10 for our gift exchange.

DEC. 20 & 27: No youth group

JAN. 3: No youth group

JAN. 10: Youth Group resumes

High School


9:00-10:00AM // Room 204

DEC. 24 & 31: No class


7:00-9:00PM // Room 204

DEC. 13: Christmas Party – Bring a wrapped gift worth $10 for our gift exchange.

DEC. 20 & 27: No youth group

JAN. 3: No youth group

JAN. 10: Winter Launch


Table Talk: Jason’s Deli

Sunday, Dec. 3 // After Church // 7447 W 21st St N

Meet after church for lunch.

SOS Single Women Gathering

Sunday, Dec. 3 // 5:30PM // Diana Meyer’s Home

Bring a side dish to go with hamburgers or a Christmas Treat. We will put together Christmas craft Door Decorations for nursing home residents. Email Pastor Cheri for address.

Movie: The Shift

Monday, Dec. 4 // 6:45PM // Warren West Theater

Meet at 6:45 pm. Tickets are $8.50 Seniors or $11.50 General Admission (Money due by Sunday, Dec. 3).

Majesty of Christmas

Friday, Dec. 8 // 6:30PM // Church

Meet at Guest Services in the Grand Foyer at 6:00pm to sit together. Meet afterward at Braum’s on Tyler.

Table Talk: Meddy’s

Sunday, Dec. 10 // After Church // 560 S Ridge Rd

Meet after church for lunch.

SOS Christmas Cheer

Sunday, Dec. 10 // 4:15PM // Rolling Hills Nursing Home

Meet at E3 doors at 4:15pm to take the church bus. Distributing door decor and caroling then board bus for Christmas lights viewing and dinner at Bricktown Brewery.

Christmas with the Chosen “Holy Night” Movie

Thursday, Dec. 14 // 7:15PM // Warren West Theater

Meet at the Warren West at 7:00pm. Tickets are $13.50 (Money due by Sunday, Dec. 10).

Singles Christmas Party

Friday, Dec. 15 // 6:00PM // Church

Bring a side dish and a white elephant wrapped present for the gift exchange.

Table Talk: Cinnamon’s Deli

Sunday, Dec. 17 // After Church // 209 S. West St.

Meet after church for lunch.

Botanica Illuminations

Saturday, Dec. 30 // 5:00PM

Meet at E3 entrance at 5:00pm to board bus. Cost for Botanica is $16 (Money due Sunday, Dec. 17). Dinner following at Bite Me BBQ.