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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!

What’s Happening Now At Central Presbyterian Church

Upcoming Worship

NOTE: There will NOT be an 8:30am service on May 26.

We invite you to attend worship in person in the Chapel  at 8:30 and in the Sanctuary at 10am each Sunday. Alternately, you can watch the 10am service live on Summit’s HTTV, or on our YouTube channel.

WAVE, Central’s contemporary worship service, is held in the church auditorium. WAVE will meet on select Sundays each month at 5 pm – upcoming dates include May 19 and June 2.

 The entire main floor of Central Church is handicapped accessible via the glass doors facing Elm Street (our main entrance).  The Sanctuary is equipped with an audio-assist system for those with hearing difficulties.

Youth Sunday: June 16

At the 10am worship service on June 16 Central will award its college scholarships, commission the Youth Mission Trip, and recognize its graduating high school seniors.

commUNITY Camp Registration is Open

Registration is open for Summit’s commUNITY Camp, to be held at Central the week of July 22-26. Camp will be mainly outdoors, and children and leaders will be placed in camp pods for the week. Campers and leaders will travel to different stations outside for stories, crafts, dancing and games. **Before and after care are available!**  Register here: https://vbspro.events/p/events/c94dee

After Camps are available for the afternoons:

Sports, cooking, STEAM: https://vbspro.events/p/d43c6f

Theater camp: https://vbspro.events/p/4b9db3


Youth Mission Car Wash: June 9

The participants of the Youth Mission Trip to Maine this summer will host a car wash at church on June 9 from 9:30 to 11:30am.  Drop off you car on your way into worship, and exit to a shiny clean car!  Any donation of your choice will be warmly welcomed and will help fund the trip.

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Tea Party Fundraiser: June 1

Enjoy delightful delicacies, sandwiches, sweets, and various teas during these special fundraisers for the Youth Mission Trip and Family Promise:

The Teddy Bear Tea, from 10:30-noon offers children and their Teddy or Doll, accompanied by an adult, select sandwiches, sweets, and a special Photo Op.  Donation: $25 per child; $35 per adult with maximum $75 per family donation. Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044BA8A929A5FF2-49525908-teddy

High Tea will be served from 1:30-3:00 p.m. offering select teas and specialties created by the Secret Tea Room host.  Donation:  $35 per adult. Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044BA8A929A5FF2-49527029-cream

Be sure to make your reservations soon as seating is limited. Donations can be made via our Vanco online account https://secure.myvanco.com/L-Z4VH/home, or by sending a check to the church office.

These Tea Parties are presented  by Richard Wright, a member of our congregation, and founder of The Secret Tea Room of Summit. 

Fundraiser Concert by Matt Butler: June 2

Where can you see one of the five 2023 Spin Magazine Artist of the Year nominees perform minutes from your home for a suggested donation of just $30? Right in Central’s auditorium on Sunday, June 2nd at 6:30pm! Matt Butler, who was nominated alongside Zach Bryan, Peter Gabriel, Sinead O’Connor and John Mellencamp is coming to share his talents with our congregation and Christ Church’s too in his 60-minute show called Reckless Son.  The suggested donation of $30 can be made by check, paid in cash or made by Venmo in advance to @Joe-Gawronski-1.   In addition to critically-acclaimed music and a genuinely moving experience, you will also be helping fund the youth mission trip to Maine at the end of June as proceeds from the event will be shared with that cause.

Senior Lunch Bunch: May 19

The Senior Lunch Bunch will gather for food, fun, and fellowship on Sunday, May 19, at 11am in the Fellowship Room.  Please RSVP to Lyle Brehm (lylebrehm1@gmail.com).  $5 per person.


Potential Members Gathering: May 19

We will be hosting a gathering for interested new members at 11:00 a.m. on May 19. Child care will be available. During this time, we invite you to share in conversation with pastors and leaders of the Church, and to learn about our congregation and denomination. A light lunch will be served. For those who desire to join, we will plan a time to receive you into membership on June 2.  Please RSVP to Evelyn by May 15 at EThiel@centralpres.org. Please let us know if child care will be needed. Thank you!


Stewardship 2024: Pledge Form Link

Stewardship 2024 pledge forms are available via this link to the Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2vYz1uDgCh6U1KWDQ2BAHxO5KhJecWQPWd7fuvkkHRlXMqg/viewform?usp=sf_link



Central Presbyterian Ministries

Adult Ministries

Our Adult Ministries are involved in many events around the Summit area.

Youth Ministries

See what our Youth are up to! Fun, games and learning to apply the Word in their daily lives.

Children's Ministries

Sunday School, Club 4-5 and nurshery are ongoning ministries for your child or toddler.

Spiritual Development

Grow your spiritual relationship with Jesus using these ministries.


These ministries help you to reach out to others in your daily activities.

Central Presbyterian Staff Blogs


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