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Central Baptist Church Calendar And Information

 Table of contents

Sunday and Wednesday Schedule

 Current Prayerlist and Sunday Bulletin

 Monthly Events Schedule

 Workers Schedule

School Event and  Scrip Information

Details of events on the right side of page.

Sunday School, Kids Central , Youth Info. Ministry. activities info in right column


If you have any questions or comments about our website please contact James Sanchez   Email:



   Sunday Schedule

 Sunday School Pre Fellowship 9:15-9:45am

 Faith Builders Sunday School 9:45-10:45am

 Worship: 11:00am  Kids Central Children's Church

 Choir Practice 5:00-6:00pm First and third Sundays

Sunday Night Service at 6:00pm

Children's Choir at 6:00pm

Wednesday Night Family Dinner  6:00-6:30 .Make reservations please

   All Wednesday Activities start at 7:00pm and end at 8:30pm

Adult Prayer Meeting: 7:00 pm

Bible Study, Youth, Kids Central 7:00-8:30pm 

Prayer Requests may be dropped in the offering plate on Sunday's. You may also call the office or drop a note off or even an Email would be fine. please contact Darcie West to update prayer list if someone may be removed from the prayer list. Let us know of answered prayers also. Look on the prayer page link for many more prayer requests and needs.

 " My house is a house of prayer"

 Current Prayer list   Click on the pdf link below

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Sunday Bulletin

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Monthly Events:

Give Thanks With A Grateful Heart!

Event Details On the Right Side of Page. Brief Calendar


All Wednesday activities suspended for the summer

Wednesday Night Dinner 6:00-6:30

We have a Wednesday Night Dinner to encourage our friends and members to be able to participate on Wednesday evening  activities.  Reservations are recommended please.

Menu: Check the Weekly bulletin for the menu.. Donations accepted at dinner time. Suggested donation $5.00 per person, $10.00 per family.  Meet in the Gym.

Sunday Morning Fellowship time continues during the summer

We  have donuts, and beverages on Sunday mornings at 9:15-9:45 to encourage our members and friends to attend Sunday School.


Missions Trip to Sunrise Fl.  Friday July 6-Tuesday July 10 

Pray for our team, Keeley Bearce, Kristina Bearce, Matthew Bearce, Ani Gukeisen, Jaime Gukeisen, Ysa Gukeisen, Ethan West, Pastor West

Directory Update: If you are new to Central or your info has changed fill out an update/ info card in the foyer.  



     No Fellowship Lunch in July

Next Fellowship Lunch August 12th. CBCS Sunday at the start of the CBCS school year 2018-2019

Missions Trip To Sunrise, Fl July 6-10

Elementary: July 15-20


12 Fellowship Lunch CBCS Sunday




Nursery :   

July 15  Kristina Bearce and Esther Strasavich

Kids central AM Sunday's

 July 15

Caryn Martin and Rachel Williard


Ushers July 15

 Stephen Bates , Ken Strasvich, Ethan West,

 James Gukeisen

Usher Calendar

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July Sunday's


August Sunday's


September Sunday's






 School Information and Links

High School Fund Raisers For Senior Class Trip

Push To A Great year     School is going strong. Let us join together to be strong and successful. Keep Christ Central.

P   We have a Purpose and a Plan for our school.

U   Use your time wisely.

S  Serve the students, parents, our community, our world and one another in Christ.

H   See God's Heart. Help them stay strong!


To Contact the school office

Call 813-689-6133 or E-mail



Scrip Available

The school has a great fund raising plan and it doesn't cost you anything but a few minutes of your time and some planning. Across the country schools raise money through a program called "Scrip".  In fact some schools do so well with their scrip program that they don't do any other fund raisers! Merchants and businesses want to encourage education so they participate in scrip. They  donate back a portion of their profit's when a gift card to their business is used. Gift cards are available for  just about anything you normally purchase. The gift cards come in varied values and for a great many different businesses. You can see a partial list if you click on the link below. Your participation would be greatly appreciated. Scrip is available at the school and at our church events like our monthly lunches.

There is no danger of identity theft when using scrip gift cards!

Scrip Order Forms. See what is available. Click below


.Sign Up For Summer Camp!


CBCS School News

New School Website Link


Enrollment Applications 2018-2019




Main School Agenda Calendar 2017-2018

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May Newsletter and Lunch Menu

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May 2018 Lunch Menu  ..\Lunch Menu May 2018.pdf

April Newsletter      ..\newsltrApril2018Final.pdf

                March 2018 Newsletter  ..\newsltrMarch2018Final.pdf

High School News

School website     www.cbcslions.com

 Enrollment for 2017-2018 is looking great.

 Our High School class has graduated and are headed in many directions but most are furthering their education with a great foundation provided by their parents and Central Baptist High School. Continue to pray for them and our school. We also have a great freshman class signed up for 2017-2018.  We have a full High  School going (9-12). We are excited for our High School Seniors. They have come a long way. Call the office for more details.

Welcome new ninth graders!

  We have a great curriculum and great teachers. Our Middle School and High School are fully accredited. We are associated with great sports conferences. Best of all though are the students and their supportive parents! They are great!

   CBCS Fund Raising. 

How can you help perpetuate CBCS ministry?

Click on the link below


 Scrip Fund Raiser

 Don't Forget your scrip order. Stop by school office any day school is open and purchase gift cards and certificates. There is no additional cost to you and the merchants return a portion of the purchase to our school. Many gift cards and certificates are in stock others can be ordered.

 Scrip Order Forms. See what is available. Click below.

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Southern Baptist History

Great Women Of Our Faith

Lottie Moon

Lottie Moon was a Baptist missionary to China in the 1800's. She gave her life for the Chinese people she was ministering to giving up her own food to the less fortunate. Annie Armstrong  was a friend  and collected money to help support Lottie Moon and others mission efforts. That is where the Lottie Moon Christmas offering for foreign missions came from that we participate in even to this  day.

Annie Armstrong

Around Easter Southern Baptists collect a special offering for  North American Missions. This is the Annie Armstrong offering. Annie Walker Armstrong (1850-1938) was a Southern Baptist believer who was very active in the Women's Missionary Union of the Southern Baptist Church and helped to organize that organization as an auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention. She was instrumental in organizing donations for the first Lottie Moon Christmas offering for Foreign Missions. She also promoted organizations for encouraging African American Baptist Women. Annie Armstrong is another example of how women of the Southern Baptist Church have been the backbone of our denomination, as they are to this day, as they labor to share the Gospel at home and around the world.

 For more info about Annie  and the Annie Armstrong Offering go to :



 Event Details Below

Sunday mornings meet in the fellowship hall for donuts, milk, coffee or juice. Welcome  visitors and direct them to their Sunday School classes and fellowship. All are welcome from 9:15 to 9:45am.

Refreshments will be available 10:30 to 10:45 if there is anything left from the Sunday school fellowship time.

Please get to Sunday School and Worship on time!

Note: Donut Coupons are greatly appreciated. See Mr. & Mrs. Sanchez or leave at the office.

  Classes available for all age groups! New Members Class. We are trying to add some new classes and are looking for teachers to help us as we grow! If you have taught Sunday School or worked with Adults, children or youth or would like to step out and try something new in service check in with Pastor West or Mrs. West.

Kids Central AM during Sunday AM service.

Children K3-2nd grade will go directly to their very own service after Faith Builders ( Sunday School) .

If you do not make it to Faith Builders you may take  your children directly to the Fellowship Hall upon your arrival.


Sunday Evening Bible Studies

New program in the works. Keep an eye here for startup.


Classes and locations

Main Office Bldg.

Pre-School K 

Karen Hunt, Susan Strassasvich

Children Sunday Am.

Kids Central Sunday AM  During Church time. Caryn Martin

Senior Adults  Stephen Bates, Pat Crouch

Middle School Bldg.

1st- 2nd Teachers Shannon and Billy

3rd-5th Teachers Tina and Tony Spera

Adult I Dan Martin

Young Married and Adults Pastor West

Youth Room 2 story Bldg.

 Youth Class    Evan West, Mandy

All Sunday School classes meet at 9:45am.

Classes available for all age groups.

 Choir has resumed practices. We are meeting Sundays at 5:00 pm. We will announce when we are having a practice. We are working on music for Sunday worship.

Nursery Workers are needed!

We are need a nursery worker for Sunday school and another person for Worship time so we really could use your help. Workers are on a rotating schedule. Workers schedule available on the right side after  the Monthly Events calendar.

We have a need for a Nursery Director.

This will involve scheduling, care of nursery, and a lot of loving on little ones and their families. Prayerfully consider if you are right for this position and then let Pastor West know.


If you are interested in serving in the Nursery Sunday evenings or Wednesday evenings, please contact Darcie West

Sunday Night Services and Children's Choir  6:00pm

New Sunday PM orogram in the works. We will announce the startup date.

Ministry Opportunity

We are always in need of volunteers at the church to do a variety of jobs. If you are interested in helping check with Pastor West to see the list of needs. Can you help with nursery, Kids Central AM and landscaping care?

Green thumb?

We have a need for someone to care

 for the 4 planters in front of the Gym and sanctuary. See pastor West if you can help.


Wednesday Night Activities 

Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study and Prayer meeting meets in the middle school Bldg.


Kids Central:     7:00pm-8:30pm. Boys and girls K3-5th grade are welcome. Bible study, movies-videos, singing, crafts, snacks, board games and sports in the gym. We have a lot of fun! Special events coming up. Invite your friends and neighbors. Children meet in the old Fellowship Hall at the east side of our campus. 

Youth Activities and College: 


 We are praying for you!

You are Invited! Just4youth.    Mandy, Haven and Evan West  lead our  Middle School and High School Youth Program.

 On Wednesday nights Youth's meet in the gym then they go  to the youth room in the 2 story building for Bible study, music and other fun activities. Parents can pick up youths outside the sanctuary at 8:30pm.

  6th-12th Grades. Come for Fun, Fellowship, Food and Bible study.

Sundays at 9:15 for donuts then Sunday School at 9:45

Events Details and  News

 God Bless The USA!

  Food Pantry

  If you can help  out by donating canned goods or other pantry items, drop them off in the foyer.

Our food pantry is  a year round effort. We welcome food donations any time. We have people stopping by all the time that we are able to help. Thank you!

 Prayer Quilting Central Prayer Quilt Ministry.

Wanted Experienced and novice Quilters!

Ladies will meet twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Thursday's from 7-9:00pm  in the fellowship hall.

If you have already quilted bring in your favorites and lets see your handy work.

Come and goes as needed. Work on your own projects or team up. Receive help in quilting and sewing techniques. One project near and dear to our hearts is the making of Lap Quilts for the sick and shut-in's. They make great gifts for visits to nursing homes during the Holiday's or anytime. See Sharon or Karen for more info.



Seven Daily Exercises For A Disciple Maker Notes

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Youth's In Service

Hire a youth!  Are you tired and worn out from the hustle and bustle( what's a bustle?) of the work week? Do you just need a lazy Saturday with nothing to do but tell young people what to do and actually have them do it? Then hire a teenager! They'll get'er done! Baby sitting, yard work, tree trimming, leaf harvesting, cotton picking, car/dish/dog washing teens! You name it they'll do it provided it's legal and mostly safe. All money raised helps send them to Word of Life Youth Camp. If they collect enough they will bring them back to. See Pastor West.


Invite Cards

"Invite Cards" have been printed for your use and are available in the church foyer. Please use these cards to invite those you come in contact with each day to join us at at Central!

Directory Update: If you are new to Central or your info has changed fill out an update/ info card in the foyer.  


 Central Choir 

Choir meets under the leadership of Bobby Alford

Choir meeting on the first and third Sundays of the month, We will begin working on new music and Christmas music soon. We will be singing a special late in October.

Meet Sunday's at 5:00pm to prepare to perform in our Sunday worship time. We are working on some great  music. Come fellowship and worship as we practice together. All adults and youth are welcome.

 Child care available

Activity Details and Dates


Word Of Life    Camp Dates


Missions Trip To Sunrise, Fl July 6-10

Missions Trip to Sunrise Fl.  Friday July 6-Tuesday July 10 

Pray for our team, Keeley Bearce, Kristina Bearce, Matthew Bearce, Ani Gukeisen, Jaime Gukeisen, Ysa Gukeisen, Ethan West, Pastor West

Elementary: July 15-20


Address/E-Mail Updates

 Members and friends of Central If you have a recent address, telephone, or e-mail change please give your current information to Darcie West

    dlwest@centralbaptistlife.com Darcie West

     pastor@centralbaptistlife.com      Pastor




Missions and Church Partners

Pray for Christians all over the world where Christianity is under attack. Churches are being burned and Christians are being murdered and persecuted in the name of Islam, Hinduism and atheism. Persecution in India, Egypt, Iraq, Indonesia, Syria and various countries in Africa.

                 Pastor Youcef Naderkhani and family



Pray for Christians in the Middle East especially Egypt, Iraq,  Iran and Syria .


402 E. WINDHORST ROAD  •  BRANDON, FLORIDA 33510  •  OFFICE:  813.689.6133 OR FAX:  813.689.0011