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SERVING THE WORLD

The missions efforts at Central encompass what it truly means to love like God loves. We work in partnership with missionaries and organization both locally and globally to combat the hurt of humanity. Whether it be hunger, homelessness, school supply needs, or children and family crisis’ we want to serve people of all nations with generosity and love.

LOCAL MISSIONS

Local mission is the way our church serves the real needs of individuals in our community. Through partnerships with local agencies and our own initiatives we advance the Love of God here at home.

Wyomina Park Elementary School

Wyomina Park Elementary is one of the local schools right in our community. Central partners with the school in a variety of ways. During the school year, Central hosts an after school club where kids can be mentored. In August, we put on a large back to school event called Jumpstart. Jumpstart is a day event where families come to the school, get school supplies, meet their teachers and have a whole lot of fun!

Women's Pregnancy Center

Every day, Women’s Pregnancy Center receives calls and visits from women who fear an unplanned pregnancy. Our goal is to provide every client with the best possible care and support, while sharing accurate information about the life she is carrying. We want to empower each woman to make an informed decision about her body, her unborn child and her future. We offer help and hope while sharing the love of Christ in both word and deed.

Good News Club - Child Evangelist Fellowship of Florida

Currently over 3,400 weekly school-related Good News Clubs are held across the nation, reaching more than 119,000 students each week. Central meets on campus after school to provide opportunity for children in the public schools to hear the Gospel and learn truth from God’s Word.

North Florida Christian Camp

North Florida Christian Camp began as a dream in 1964.  People from 4 Christian Churches saw the need for a camp in the North Florida area-Daytona Christian, Northshore Christian, Englewood Christian and Live Oak Christian Churches were the roots of NFCC.

North Florida Christian Camp is a great place to bring just about any size group. We have great facilities for building up leadership as well as just having a youth, men’s, or women’s retreat. With events from our ropes course and zip line, to just paddling around and fishing on our lake, there is something for everyone.

Johnson University FLorida

Since 1893, Johnson University has been a leader in Christian higher education. Today the Johnson University System holds accreditation by SACSCOC and ABHE and offers more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D., and associate’s programs across three campuses – in East Tennessee, Central Florida, and online. Each campus reflects the University’s mission to equip individuals for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations to extend the kingdom of God.

Foundational to Johnson University is the principle of affordable tuition for every student. This is made possible in part through the financial support of donors who embrace the mission of the university and the importance of affordable programs from an accredited institution to train Christians for leadership roles in business, nonprofit and ministry settings.

Shift Church in Gainesville

In the fall of 2012, Brad Zachritz was challenged to step out on faith and explore the concept of planting a church.  As Brad and his wife, Abby, began praying over the calling, God began to place a passion for residents of Gainesville, Florida on their hearts.

The concept was to open a different kind of church in Gainesville. Our goal is to create a welcoming environment that allows real people to engage and interact with each other.  Armed with culturally relevant and practical messages to guide their everyday lives, they want people to maximize their potential and use their gifts to benefit others in our community.  They aim to stretch and challenge people to have a personal relationship with God.  We want to change the way people view church and ultimately God.

University of Florida Christian Campus House

The Christian Campus House is a College Student Ministry in Gainesville. Our greatest desire is to turn our focus primarily on our ministry to our students to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship, service, worship and study; encourage the students to develop a sense of responsibility to Christ and His church, to their campus, and to the world; assist students in their personal ministry of evangelism and their development toward leadership, in Christ and in the world; and assist those students outside of Christ to accept Him as their personal Savior.

Family Ministries of Florida

Located in Seffner Hills Florida Family Ministries Since 1976 Family Ministries of Florida has been serving and building relationships with families throughout the state of Florida and beyond. Children who cannot live with their families for one reason or another attend our residential program, while students from on campus as well as the surrounding community attend Legacy Christian Academy, a ministry of Family Ministries.

Florida Church Planters

Due to the fast growing population in the state of Florida there is an incredible need for new churches in our state. Florida Church Partners provides strategic planning, coaching, and finances to meet that need. FCP’s focus is on matching the right location, funding, lead planter, staff, venue, and right specific local church vision at the right time so Christ’s church reaches her full potential in communities throughout Florida. The heartbeat of FCP is to “start, serve, and strengthen churches in the state of Florida”.

GLOBAL MISSIONS

We are supporting multiple long-term mission projects around the world that promote tangible community development. Our partner support includes consistent, long-term financial investment and sending teams of volunteers to help their efforts.

Mid-India Church Partners

Mid-India Church Partners, Inc. is dedicated to spreading the gospel of Christ throughout India. Our primary purpose is to promote and foster growth through church planting, evangelist training and caring for persecuted children. Our mission entails more than just an invitation to follow Jesus it is a call to be saved, make disciples of all nations, to boldly proclaim Christ and teach through discipleship.

Pinehaven Christian School & Ranch

Pinehaven is a residential, year-round program aimed at providing a stable, controlled, secure environment in which young people can reach the potential that God has placed within them.

To meet the needs of our young people even better, Pinehaven Christian School was started in 1984.  What started in a basement with 12 students is now a dedicated facility capable of handling 100.

Abortion is a terrible problem in our society; but rather than just talking about it, Pinehaven has a program designed to give young, unwed mothers an alternative.

Pinehaven is established on a foundation of Scriptural faith. “Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it.” (Psalm 127:1) In the security and warmth of a true family environment, young people go to church, worship God, participate in family devotions, and much more.

Polish Christian Ministries

PCM assists Polish Christians in becoming healthy, growing, self-supporting, and reproducing congregations.  We do this by planting churches, providing resources and building friendships. PCM is currently supporting 25 churches and 6 mission stations in Poland.

Life of Hope Ministries

With the call to “rescue the street children of Latin America”, and share the love and knowledge of God, Life of Hope Ministries has received the guidance and funding to sustain the effort. These efforts have involved reaching out to the street children in need and providing them a “Life of Hope”.  The scope of ministry has been enhanced to include working with families in distress and at risk of producing street children through their personal and social challenges. The focus areas of ministry are: provide emotional and relational support, support basic education, give access to general health care, and to present opportunities to grow spiritually

Kids + Missions

Every Sunday, our kids give their money to support two sponsor children from Guatemala. Central Kids is partnering with a non-profit Christian organization called Life of Hope to give these kids in Guatemala a better future. Every penny that our kids give, goes straight towards helping our two sponsor children.

Mission Services

Mission Services is “Bringing the World of Missions to You!” They provide media platforms for the story of God’s Kingdom work around the world to read, heard, and watched. They are here to help you learn of what God has done, is doing today, and where He might use you to shine His glory into the darkness.

We Educate people about where and how God is working in the world, revealing Himself through ministries & missionaries serving Him.

BECOME PART OF WHAT GOD IS DOING

A mission trip is an amazing way to see God’s work through organizations all over the world. We have partnered with many organizations both locally and globally and are planning several trips over the next few years.