WORSHIP WITH US Central is worshiping virtually during the Coronavirus health emergency. Scroll down for details about this Sunday. JOIN US Learn about the Ministries and Missions of Central Church FIND US Get in touch with us or find us on Google maps. OUR MISSION AT CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH By God’s grace and the leading of the Holy Spirit, Central Presbyterian Church seeks to Engage one another in a transforming and worshipful relationship with Jesus Christ; Equip disciples for Christian fellowship, growth, and service; Extend Christ’s love to the world! Find Out More What’s Happening Now At Central Presbyterian Church Worship This Week This week we celebrate the ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with our annual Unity Service with Fountain Baptist Church and Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church. Our combined service will be live-streamed from Fountain Baptist on our Facebook page at 9:30am. A pre-recorded version on the service will be broadcast on Summit’s HTTV channel 33/36 and on our YouTube channel at 10am. You are also invited to join in the MLK Day evening service at Fountain Baptist on January 18th at 7pm via their website, www.fountainbaptist.org. Central regularly broadcasts worship at 10am each Sunday on Hometowne TV in Summit, NJ, Facebook, and our YouTube channel . See the Virtual Sunday School lesson here. Unity Service: January 17 Traditionally, Central celebrates the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. annually in January with a combined service with our friends at Fountain Baptist and Wallace Chapel. While meeting together is not possible this year, we will still celebrate with our friends virtually. On Sunday, 1/17/21, watch a prerecorded service featuring the pastors of all three churches, premiering at 10am on HTTV channel 33/36. Our Facebook page will carry a live stream from Fountain Baptist that morning at 9:30 a.m. Both services will be available for on-demand viewing later in the day on our YouTube channel. Interfaith Memorial for Those Lost to Covid-19: January 19 Central will host an interfaith memorial honoring those who perished due to Covid-19 at 5:30pm on Tuesday, January 19, to coordinate with the national event. Please join us at the Elm Street side of the building in your cars for a service led by Summit’s faith leaders. Our carillon will provide music. A Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others January 18, 2021 is Summit’s 23rd Year Celebrating the Birthday of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others. Click here for the brochure outlining events all over the city of Summit. MLK Day of Service: January 18 As part of Summit’s city-wide celebration of community and celebrating the ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Bridges Outreach and Central Church are teaming up to host a virtual education and service event in support of vulnerable friends in our local community. There will be speakers and activities appropriate for all ages, including brief advocacy training for middle and high school students. If you plan on doing the service projects, please have supplies at home for one or more of the following: Bag Decorating: paper bag(s), crayons, markers and any paper decorating supplies. Card Making: unlined paper, crayons, markers and any paper decorating supplies. Fresh Lunch Making: 1 lb sandwich meat (no pork/ham), cheese stick or squeezable yogurt, fruit/cereal bar, 8oz water or juice box, and a napkin. Drop Off location forthcoming. Join the Zoom event at 10am. Central Presbyterian Church uses GivePlus for online donations. Click here to donate. Central Presbyterian Ministries Adult Ministries Our Adult Ministries are involved in many events around the Summit area. Find Out More Youth Ministries See what our Youth are up to! Fun, games and learning to apply the Word in their daily lives. Find Out More Children's Ministries Sunday School, Club 4-5 and nurshery are ongoning ministries for your child or toddler. Find Out More Spiritual Development Grow your spiritual relationship with Jesus using these ministries. Find Out More Missions These ministries help you to reach out to others in your daily activities. Find Out More Central Arts Academy Central Arts Academy, a ministry of Central Church, offers music and voice lessons Find Out More Central Presbyterian Staff Blogs WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?What happened in the Capitol of the United States on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 was shocking. It was disgusting. It was heartbreaking, but as someone has said, “A lot of things broke my heart but fixed my vision.” And I hope that is something that we can say about what happened that first Wednesday of the year. However, for that Read moreTHE COVID CHRISTMASI remember that Christmas vividly. It was 1975. My mother had died on December 23 after a bout with breast cancer that had spread to other parts of her body, finally ending in her brain. The nightmare fall of my senior year of high school caring for my increasingly infirm Mother ended with her death on the last day of Read moreA NEW KIND OF HOLIDAY SEASONThis holiday season promises to be unlike any other holiday season that we have known. Gathering for Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, attending holiday parties with neighbors and co-workers, sitting in church on Christmas Eve waiting for that wonderful moment when candles are lit and “Silent Night” is sung—all of those wonderful traditional celebrations are probably not likely this Read more Central Presbyterian in Photos June 12, 2019EasterJune 12, 2019Special GroupJune 12, 2019Master Chef JuniorJune 11, 2019Blessing of the AnimalsJune 11, 2019Root Beer FloatsJune 12, 2019Blessing of the AnimalsJune 12, 2019Car WashJune 12, 201950 year members in 2017June 12, 2019Tasty!