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Young Adult Ministry
Our Young Adult Ministry provides single adults the opportunity to engage with God, His Word, and other believers in the same life stage through worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Contact Pastor Anthony Gilmer at agilmer@cbcnj.org.

R.O.A.T.S. (Reach Out and Touch Someone)
Men and women 50 and older meet for lunch on the second Thursday of each month and participate in regular group outings. Contact Wes Stoop at 609-882-7545.

Divorce Care
Divorce Care is a community outreach support group that meets on Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 8:30pm during the school year. Each session includes a video and discussion period facilitated by people who understand the pain of divorce. Contact Paul Disbrow pdisbrow@hotmail.com.

GriefShare is a community outreach support group for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Each session features a Christian-based video, followed by a time of discussion. The group meets on Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 8:30pm September through mid-April. Contact Susan Localio at slocalio@verizon.net.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian 12-Step Recovery Group designed to focus on everyone who seeks Christ's victory over hurts, habits, and hangups. This is a confidential and authentic group that is serious about getting encouragement and giving support to others who are winning personal battles. The group meets on Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm from September to June. Contact Pastor Richard Gay at dgay@cbcnj.org. For more information on the Celebrate Recovery program, please visit the Celebrate Recovery website.

Central's Outreach Ministries demonstrate God's love within the congregation, the community, and around the world. There are many ways for you to get involved by using your unique gifts and strengths. Contact the ministry leader for more information on how you can make a difference.

World Impact Team
The World Impact Team educates the church in a variety of ways about God's work around the world. They also facilitate support for Central’s World Impact Associates and plan and support short term mission trips. Contact Joe Anstatt at anstattt@aol.com.

Helping Hands
Helping Hands assists people who have a temporary, urgent need including childcare, meals after having a baby or surgery, help with an aging parent, a ride to a doctor’s appointment, etc. Contact Heather Redmond at cookingheather@yahoo.com.

Prison Ministry
The Prison Ministry Team visits Mercer County Correction Center on the first Sunday evening of each month to pray, bring Bible messages and encourage the inmates. Contact the church office at 609-882-0337.

St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center Ministry
The St. Lawrence Rehab Ministry team conducts worship services for the patients of the St. Lawrence Rehab Center. Contact Marty Berrien at 609-671-1909.

Prayer Ministry
Our Prayer Ministry provides opportunities for us to pray for one another and the needs of our community. A Sunday morning prayer team prays for Sunday services as they are taking place. Contact Irene Knott at iknott@cbcnj.org. To be part of the telephone prayer chain, contact Ginny Braun at 609-882-3517.

Central Creative Communications (C3)
C3 oversees Central's web site and creates printed materials for display and distribution both inside the church and to the community. Opportunities are available for individuals with professional abilities in writing, editing, marketing, graphic design, web design, programming and project management. Contact Todd Perkins at todd.perkins@comcast.net.

The mission of CommunityConnections is to build relationships between the members of Central and the community as we serve and share the love of Christ in very practical ways. Team members meet about once a month to plan service projects. Contact Toni Campbell at singsong40@hotmail.com.

Central provides a variety of books, CDs and DVDs for loan. Visit the Library on the first floor of the educational building whenever the facility is open for services or church events. Contact Donna Anstatt at 609-737-3160.

The First Impressions Team consists of Greeters, Ushers, Welcome Center, Worship Café, and Parking Posse. It is the responsibility of F.I.T. to meet, greet, and assist guests and members as they arrive at Central. Contact Phil Loesch at 609-883-7192 for information on Ushers. For all other F.I.T. opportunities, contact Teri Van Schoick at teri@cbcnj.org.