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CENTRAL STUDENTS

Our mission at Central Students is to embrace, engrain, enrich, and empower the middle and high school students of Loudon County and Lenoir City.

» We embrace students «

regardless of who they are, where they come from, or what they have done. 
 

» We engrain students «

with true value based only on the love of Christ.
 

» We enrich students «

with the wisdom and teachings from the Bible.

 

» We empower students «

to live out these truths and invite others to be apart of God’s kingdom.

What We Do

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Love God

We offer ourselves to God daily

(Romans 12:1)

We make worship and praise apart of our lives (Luke 4:8)

We listen to the words of Scripture and put them into practice

(John 14:15) 

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Love Others

We love others because it is a commandment (John 13:34) and God first loved us (1 John 4:7-21)

We look at those around us, both Christian and unchristian, in the same way Christ looks at them.

 

We take full advantage of our time together with other believers, laughing, learning, and enjoying life.  

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Love Self

We are confident our self-worth is found in Christ’s love for us. 

 

We believe we are fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139: 13-16).

 

We believe we are God’s masterpieces

(Ephesians 2:10).

Based on Matthew 22:36-40: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

What We Value

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Respect 
In our speech and action, we respect the time, feelings, and questions that others have. Respect covers a multitude of issues.

2 .

Service 

Serving others is a foundational part of who we are as Christians. Without it, we miss out on both blessing others and being blessed ourselves. 

3 .

Community  

Everyone wants a place where they belong. A safe and warm home allows students to be themselves and grow not only closer with friends, but to God. 

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Teaching 

The truth of the Bible is vital for our development as believers. We make it a priority to unpack the lessons, wisdom, and hope of Scripture.

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Fun 

We will always make time for laughter and excitement. Life can be hard sometimes and we understand the importance of getting away from that through games and events!

Sunday School

10:00-10:45am Pavilion

"For centuries, men, women, and children have been fascinated by stories of angel sightings. Responding to this interest in heavenly beings and their role in our world, Dr. Jeremiah provides an in-depth, biblical look at God's messengers---incorporating the thoughts of Billy Graham, Corrie ten Boom, C.S. Lewis, and others."

Through Dr. David Jeremiah's audio commentary, group discussion and personal questions, students will learn what the Bible reveals about who angels are and how they help us. 

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Youth on Sunday Nights

6:00-7:30pm | Pavilion

Stress. It’s a dominant part of your teenagers’ daily lives. Stress over schoolwork, sports, jobs, home life and friends. Teenagers juggle so many responsibilities and expectations, and deal with so much pressure. How can we lead them to deal with stress in a godly, 

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Christ-centered way? In September, we’ll begin a 4 lesson Bible study called Jesus and Stress. It’ll help students learn to trust God with the stress of life; that they have a choice when it comes to dealing with their stress; that choosing to trust God with their stress is the right decision even if they don’t understand exactly what God is doing; and that the Holy Spirit is present in their lives to give them peace and comfort.

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