what to expect
We’re so glad that you’re interested in our church. We know it can be a little nerve-wracking stepping into a new building, or even jumping into church online during the Covid crisis. Hopefully reading through the stuff below will put you at ease. We’re a pretty casual group of people, and we do our best to create an experience for you that’s free of any anxiety. If you have more questions as you read through this, don’t hesitate to call or email us.
When we meet for weekend worship
5:00 PM – In-person & Online
8:15 AM – In-person (Chapel)
9:00 AM – In-person & Online (Masks required)
10:30 AM – In-person & Online
Friday 7:00 PM – In-person Spanish Service (Family Life Center)
Sunday 1:00 PM – In-person Spanish Service (Family Life Center)
Central Christian Church
2460 Milwaukee Road
Beloit, WI 53511
A Friendly Welcome
When you arrive at Central, we're happy to help check your kids in to Kidzworks, find your way around, and answer any questions that you may have. Just look for people wearing lanyards, with the “hi” logo on them, and they’ll be happy to help.
What to Wear
We don’t really have a dress code. Come as you are. Most of us are dressed pretty casually, so if you show up in a three-piece-suit, you might feel a little overdressed. We care about you, not what you wear.
Children from newborns to fifth grade get to experience the love of God in Kidzworks. Our volunteers help every child feel welcome, and help them to learn about God at their age level. Kidzworks is a secure building, and you can be easily reached if your child needs you through the paging system on our video screens in the Dream Center auditorium.
We try to keep our services right at 70 minutes, although we might go over by a few minutes here and there. Our hope is that you'll be so engaged that you'll never find yourself looking at your watch.
One way we worship God is through music and song. Feel free to jump in and participate. We all just offer our voices together to God and to express our love and worship to Him.
Communion is offered each week. Trays are passed with small pieces of bread and cups of grape juice in them. These things represent Jesus dying on the cross for us, and help us to remember and celebrate Him each week.
At different times, people on stage may spend some time talking with God. We get to listen in, reflect on our lives, and to connect with God through prayer. If you need the touch of God on any area of your life, go and share that need with one of the people wearing a PRAYER TEAM badge, and they will pray for you.
During our time together, there may be a baptism in a small pool of water on the stage area during our service. This is a special time for people who want to publicly express that they have committed themselves to following Jesus.
Decision Time is at the end of the service. We usually worship for a couple of songs after the message is finished. During this time if you need to make some kind of a decision you can come to the front where our staff and volunteer leaders are happy to help you with whatever your decision may be: To accept Christ as Lord and Savior, for prayer, or any other decision God may lead you to make.
We know a lot of people are worried about whether or not we're after your money. We're not. Our members support the work we're doing generously, out of the overflow of what God is doing in their lives. We're just honored to have you. When the offering buckets are passed, please feel free to pass on it, or better yet, just drop in your filled-out Connect Card, so that we can get to know you better.