Connect-grow-Serve1Connect, Grow, and Serve With Us!

The following articles will provide you with more information on ways to connect and serve with others here at CMBC!

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Life Groups

CONNECT CELEBRATE GROW & SERVE TOGETHER!  Pastor Jesse Schellenberg has joined our team as our Adult Ministries Pastor and helps to coordinate  our Life Groups.  If you are wishing to get connected in a Life Group, please talk to Pastor Jesse (780-672-3230) to discuss your options and what might be a great fit for you!

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Greeting Team

Our aim is to provide a warm, welcoming, friendly environment to everyone who attends our Sunday morning services.  We want Century Meadows to be a place where people can connect with others and encounter God.

Our Greeters are the people who welcome guests at the entrances to our building.  All you have to do is welcome guests with a smile, open the door, and be very glad they are here.  Contact:  Vic McCarroll

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Children’s Ministries

We love kids!  Please feel free to check out the different ways we like to share Jesus with your children.  If you would like to serve in a children’s ministry, let us know.  We take the safety of our children seriously and all of our children’s volunteers have gone through steps as per our Child Protection Policy in order to protect your kids and our volunteers!

ChildProtectionPolicy (click to read)

Nursery

The nursery is for infants and toddlers 2 and under.  Your little ones will be cared for by loving and attentive volunteers.  The nursery opens 5 minutes before each service and children can be dropped off at any time during the service.  If you are interested in helping out in the nursery, we are always looking for volunteers.  Contact:  Renee McCarroll

Children’s Church

Children ages 3-5 (preschool) sit with their parents/guardians in the main sanctuary for the first part of the worship service.  Partway through the service notice will be given and parents/guardians can take the children to their Children’s Church, located at the South end of the hall by the offices.

Parents will be asked to sign in their child as they drop them off at Children’s Church.  Children can be picked up at the conclusion of the service.  Contact:  Jodi Derow

Sunday School

Our Sunday School classes, for all ages (teens and adults too!), meet at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday morning from September through May.  Children meet in classes to learn age-appropriate Bible teaching led by caring, devoted teachers who share the love of Christ with our kids.  Contact:  Vicki Metcalfe

AWANA

AWANA Clubs meets October through April on Tuesday evenings from 6:25 pm – 8:00 p.m.  Ask any kid what AWANA means to them and you’ll get one word:  FUN!  AWANA clubs uses weekly programs, scripture memorization, and special events to introduce children to Christ and build a biblical foundation for faith.  Contact:  Nancy Burgess

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Youth

Every Wednesday night our students (Grades 7-12) meet in The Crosswalk at Century Meadows from 7-9 pm for THRIVE!  This time is fueled with music, laughter, big group teachings, small group discussions and serving opportunities.  The life of a student is an ever-changing journey.  Our desire is to travel together, to be there when you need a friend, and look for guidance in God’s Word as we travel along the road.

One Friday a month we plan or attend events that are just for fun and friendship!

Need more info or curious to just check us out?  Contact Brett McCarroll or Amy Kowal @ 780-672-3230!

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Serving Opportunities

Martha’s Table

Martha’s Table provides hot soup and sandwiches free of charge.  This ministry takes place noon-1:00 p.m., Thursdays at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 4713 – 50 Street.  Extra hands are always needed and appreciated when our team is on to serve!  Contact:  Amy Kowal

Sunshine Meals

Our Sunshine Meals ministry provides meals or baking to those who are sick, shut-in, grieving, or going through a crisis.  Here is an opportunity to bring a little “Sonshine” from Jesus into the life of someone who is hurting or going through a challenging time.  Contact:  Char Kennedy

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a service that provides home-delivered nutritious, low cost meals to seniors and those convalescing or with mental or physical disabilities.  Century Meadows has the opportunity to assist with deliveries two weeks out of each year.  Contact:  Edna Klaus

Sunday Drivers

Our Sunday drivers are a group of dedicated people who want to see that everyone has the opportunity to come to church!  There are some members of our church community who would not be able to attend our Sunday morning services without this caring and thoughtful ministry.  Drivers are scheduled on a six-to-eight week rotation basis.  Contact:  Herman and Carolyn Bauer

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Library

We invite you to investigate our library!  We have a great selection of books that will appeal to many interests – options include picture books for children, books on teen-relevant issues, books specific to women’s and men’s interests, biographies and autobiographies, fiction novels by popular Christian artists, and devotionals, reference, help and guidance books to help you grow daily in your faith.  There is also a selection of DVDs.

Items are free to borrow for a short period of time.  Come check us out!  Contact:  Linda (Jim) Olson

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Prayer

Prayer is the place where pride is abandoned, hope is lifted, and supplication is made.  Prayer is the place of admitting our need, of adopting humility, and claiming dependence upon God.  Prayer is the needful practice of the Christian.  Prayer is the exercise of faith and hope.  Prayer is the privilege of touching the heart of the Father through His Son, Jesus Christ.

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7
“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.”  Galatians 6:2

Prayer Chain

If you have a prayer need and would like prayer by a group of caring people who will keep your request confidential, please contact Edith Tabler (phone number available through the church office).

If you would like to be part of our prayer chain, please also contact Edith.

“Reclaiming Our Investment” Prayer Group

This is a group who meets Mondays at 7:30 pm to share the promises of scripture and to pray for the salvation of loved ones.

Mid-Week Prayer Meeting

Come join us for prayer at 10 a.m. Wednesday mornings in the Fellowship Hall at Century Meadows, where we pray for needs in our church, our community, our country, and our world.

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  James 4:8