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Service Times: Sunday 10:30 AM....Morning Worship | 6:00 PM.....Evening Worship
4301 Woodridge Road, Baltimore, MD 21229

Welcome to the Central Church of Christ!

Our theme for 2015: Remembering the Past...While Creating a Legacy 



Black History Month Celebration!

February 27-28. To view flyer,click here.  Join us for food, fellowship, and fun!

 


 


71st Annual National Lectureship!

April 5-9, 2015. Click here for more information.

 


30th Annual Ladies Lecturehip

"The Evolution of Royalty." April 2-5, 2015.  Click here for more information.

 


 


Love Lunch!

 February 14, 2015 12 - 4 PM. Click here for more information!

 

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Willie Rupert Jr., our minister, preaches outstanding and profound messages every Lord’s day. He teaches extraordinary classes for our Men, as well as, our general Bible studies.  If you are looking for spiritual enlightenment and growth, Sundays at Central will make a difference in your walk with the Lord!

We have a loving atmosphere where you are greeted at the door with kindness. When you arrive we have a small token of our appreciation for those who grace our Sunday morning service with their presence.  Prayerfully we will see you and have the opportunity to fellowship with you as soon as the Lord wills.  Our prayer is that we can be of some service to you and your family.  Please come and let us walk in the light of the Lord together.  The Central Church of Christ welcomes you as our honored guest and we entreat you to visit our congregation where God is always put first in all we do.
  • Remembering the Past
    While Creating a Legacy
                  

    After 75 years, the flame on the candlestick continues to burn at the Central Church of Christ. All glory is given to God who allowed Brother Blackwell to establish an African-American Church in the city of Baltimore. God allowed Brother and Sister Foutz (Humphrey and Annie) to labor almost 50 years in watering the Garden of God.  

    This year we recognize 75 years of existence and those who have committed themselves by evangelizing and giving of their time to teach, cook, clean and do whatever was necessary for the growth and continuation of the Central Church of Christ.
      

    This year you can expect to hear stories that will either be told, or read, by those who experienced those years of labor. We want our children to know and appreciate those who have labored in the heat of the day and helped paved the way for the freedoms of hope and prosperity, the enjoyments of comfort, and the spirit of commitment to the word of God.
      
     

    We pray that you will also help in building Central to the glory of God through the giving of your time, talents and treasures so that our children will continue to know and appreciate the power of commitment to God!
      
     

    “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.” Ephesians 4:11-13
      
     

    W.L. Rupert, Jr.

     
  • Reach out to the unsaved and compel them to come to Christ.

    Mark 16:15-16 and Matthew 28:19-20

    Nurture disciples to spiritual maturity through preaching, teaching, prayer, fellowship, praise and worship.

    Ephesians 4:11-12

    Minister to the spiritual, physical and social needs of all people.

    Galations 6:10

  • You should know that the Lord Jesus Christ:

    • Loved the church (Ephesians 5:25)

    • Shed his blood for the church (Acts 20:28)

    • Established the church (Matthew 16:18)

    • Added saved people to the church (Acts 2:47)

    • Is the head of the church (Ephesians 1:22-23; Ephesians 5:23)

    • Will save the church (Acts 2:47; Ephesians 5:23)

    You should know that man did not:

    • Purpose the church (Ephesians 3:10-11)

    • Purchase the church (Acts 20:28; Ephesians 5:25)

    • Name its members (Isaiah 56:5; Isaiah 62:2; Acts 11:26; 1 Peter 4:16)

    • Add people to the church (Acts 2:47; 1 Corinthians 12:18)

    • Give the church its doctrine (Galatians 1:8-11; 2 John 9-11)

    You should know, to enter the church, you must:

    • Believe in Jesus Christ (Hebrews 11:6; John 8:24; Acts 16:31)

    • Repent of your sins (Turn away from your sins) (Luke 13:3; Acts 2:38; Acts 3:19; Acts 17:30)

    • Confess faith in Jesus (Matthew 10:32; Acts 8:37; Romans 10:9-10)

    • Be baptized into the saving blood of Jesus Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 10:48; Acts 22:16)

    You should know that baptism requires:

    • Much water (John 3:23; Acts 10:47)

    • Going down into the water (Acts 8:36-38)

    • A burial in water (Romans 6:3-4; Colossians 2:12)

    • A resurrection (Acts 8:39; Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12)

    • A birth (John 3:3-5; Romans 6:3-6)

    • A washing (Acts 22:16; Hebrews 10:22)

    You should know that in New Testament times there was:

    • One family of God (Ephesians 3:15; 1 Timothy 3:15)

    • One kingdom of Christ (Matthew 16:18-19; Colossians 1:13-14)

    • One body of Christ (Colossians 1:18; Ephesians 1:22-23; Ephesians 4:4)

    • One bride of Christ (Romans 7:1-7; Ephesians 5:22-23)

    • One church of Christ (Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:22-23; Ephesians 4:4-6

    You should know that by baptism:

    • You are saved from sins (Mark 16:16 1 Peter 3:21)

    • You have remission of sins (Acts 2:38)

    • Sins are washed away by the blood of Christ (Acts 22:16; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10:22; 1 Peter 3:21)

    • You enter into the church (1 Corinthians 12:13; Acts 2:41,47)

    • You enter into Christ (Galatians 3:26-27; Romans 6:3-4)

    • You put on Christ and become a child of God (Galatians 3:26-27)

    • You are born again, a new creature (Romans 6:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:17)

    • You walk in newness of life (Romans 6:3-6)

    • You obey Christ (Mark 16:15-16; Acts 10:48; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9)

    You should know that the faithful church will:

    • Worship in spirit and in truth (John 4:23-24)

    • Meet on the first day of the week (Acts 20:7; Hebrews 10:25)

    • Pray (James 5:16; Acts 2:42; 1 Timothy 2:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17)

    • Sing, making melody with the heart (Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16)

    • Eat the Lord's supper on the first day of the week (Acts 2:42 20:7; Matthew 26:26-30; 1 Corinthians 11:20-32)

    • Give, liberally and cheerfully (1 Corinthians 16:1-2; 2 Corinthians 8:1-5; 2 Corinthians 9:6-8)

    You know that the 

    • Is guided by the same word (1 Peter 1:22-25; 2 Timothy 3:16-17)

    • Contends for the one faith (Jude 3; Ephesians 4:5)

    • Pleads for unity of all believers (John 17:20-21; Ephesians 4:4-6)

    • Is not a denomination (1 Corinthians 1:10-13; Ephesians 4:1-6)

    • Is faithful to Christ (Luke 6:46; Revelation 2:10; Mark 8:38)

    • Wears the name of Christ (Romans 16:16; Acts 11:26; 1 Peter 4:16)

    You should know that you can be a member of this church:same church today:

    • By doing what people 1900 years ago (Acts 2:36-47)

    • Without being in any denomination (Acts 2:47; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13)

    You should know that a child of God:

    • Can be lost (1 Corinthians 9:27; 1 Corinthians 10:12; Galatians 5:4; Hebrews 3:12-19)

    • But is given a law of pardon (Acts 8:22; James 5:16)

    • Is constantly cleansed by the blood of Christ as he walks in the light of

    God (1 Peter 2:9-10; 1 John 1:5-10)

Latest Sermon

Date: January 25, 2015

AM: The Preacher's Children

PM
: That I May Know Him


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  • Education Ministry Newsletter!

    February 2015:
     Volume 1, Issue 8

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  • Youth Newsletter!

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  • NBBIC Satellite School


    The Christian Home. Taught by Bro. Willie Rupert, Jr. Classes begin on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Click here for more information. 
     
  • Central Christian Learning Center



    Central Christian Learning Center is now accepting applications for the following positions: Director, Teacher, Office Manager, Cook and Custodian.  Call the Central church office for more information.

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