3/21 Chili Supper in New Berlin

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Join us for a chili/potato soup supper on Saturday, March 21, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at our New Berlin location (600 West Birch St.) All proceeds will go to the Loami Food Pantry. The Loami Food Pantry provides much needed food to low income and under-privileged people in Loami, New Berlin and surrounding communities.

1/7 Millikin University Choir Concert Cancelled

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Update 1/7 at 2 PM – Unfortunately, tonight’s concert has been cancelled by Millikin.

We are excited to host the Millikin University Choir this Wednesday at 7 PM at Central Downtown at 501 S. 4th St! Come enjoy an evening of beautiful music. We promise it will be warm inside! Everyone is welcome, there is no charge for the concert but there will be an opportunity to give a love offering to support the choir.

Special December Worship Schedule

This December we will be altering our normal worship schedule to create more opportunities to worship together during the Advent season!

Sunday, December 14 – Our Springfield location will worship together at 10 AM with Sunday School starting at 8:45. New Berlin Service will be at 5 PM.
Sunday, December 21 – Our Springfield location will worship together at 10 AM with Sunday School starting at 8:45. The choir has a beautiful service planned for us that will include a message through song. You won’t want to miss it! Our New Berlin Service will take place at 5 PM.
– Wednesday, December 24 – Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 7 PM.
Sunday, December 28 – All three services will combine for a time of worship, fellowship, and breakfast in Merriam Hall at 10 AM! There will be no 5 PM service in New Berlin.

New Berlin Youth Group

NByouthlogoThe New Berlin Youth Group formed in September 2013. Students and volunteers come together from many different backgrounds to love God, love people, and serve the world! The group is a partnership between Central Baptist Church and the community.

The group meets two Sundays a month from 6 to 8 PM for a time of Bible study, small groups, food, and fun! To find out the most up to date meeting times, check out the New Berlin Youth Group facebook page. The group also participates in community service projects and trips throughout the year like Big Stuf in the summer and a ski-trip each January. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Josh.

9/21 Fall Kick-Off Party

FallKickOffpartyThis Sunday we are throwing a party in New Berlin from 3 to 7 PM!

We will be playing games for all ages like cornhole, ladder golf, checkers, and jenga. There will be special activities for kids. We’ll gather around the table to eat fried chicken and fixings and we’ll have a time of outdoor worship!

Everyone is welcome! Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors. You may want to bring a lawn chair but other than that everything will be provided.

We look forward to spending a beautiful fall afternoon with you!

September Family Virtue: Responsibility



Our September family virtue is Responsibility: showing you can be trusted with what’s expected.

We hope that you’ll join us as we work to help your children grasp the importance of this virtue for their lives. Our Focus Group leaders and Storytellers will use Bible stories and activities each Sunday to teach your children about God. The first Sunday of each month we’ll also have additional Cue Resources available to help!