Want to learn more about Central? Here are answers to some basic questions.
|What time is worship?
January through March we worship in the sanctuary at 10:45 a.m. Starting April 7, 2013, we resume our spring schedule with worship at 8:30 and 10:45 on Sunday morning.
|Where can I park?
Central shares a large parking lot with the Red Cross. Enter off Webster Street or Muskegon Avenue. There is also on-street parking on 2nd Street.
|What door do I enter?
During the week the door off the parking lot nearest Muskegon Avenue is open. On Sunday morning doors off the parking lot and doors on 2nd Street are all open.
|Are you handicap accessible?
There’s a ramp for access at the parking lot entrance nearest Webster Street. An elevator reaches all three floors inside. Sanctuary pews have wheelchair locations. There are restrooms that accommodate wheelchairs. Central’s sanctuary is equipped with a hearing loop.
|What is worship like at Central?
Central’s chapel service at 8:30 a.m. is classic but informal. Our sanctuary service at 10:45 is liturgical, with a wide range of music … Choirs, Soloists, Organ, Bells, Brass and a Family Orchestra.
|How do I find the nursery?
Our Infant Nursery and Child Care for Toddlers are available from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each Sunday. Ben Clarke is our primary Care Giver. The rooms are on the 2nd floor in Room 211 and 213.
|What are your office hours?
Central’s Church Office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office is straight down the hallway through the Muskegon Avenue entrance off the parking lot. Call 722-6545 for assistance.
|What do United Methodists believe?
The United Methodist Church web site explains about our history and the “big ideas” of our faith in action. John Wesley began the Methodist movement in 1738 and we continue to make a difference for individuals and society in the 21st century. Learn more.
|How can I meet people?
There are friendly, growing experiences for children and adults from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Aldersgate Cafe, in our library at 9:30, and Coffee Time, in Parish Hall at 12:15, are times to enjoy refreshments and conversation.
|How can I find out what’s happening?
Visit this web site on a regular basis. Central also has a print newsletter, The Outlook, mailed the first of the month. Our e-news, Live the Light, is sent mid-month. Contact the Church Office, 722-6545, to subscribe.