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Jeffries to speak at Central
In his 2015 gospel meeting series at Central Church of Christ, evangelist Robert Jeffries, center,greets congregation members Carolyn and Percy Phifer.Jeffries returns this week to lead the current gospel meeting at the downtown church.

Central Church of Christ welcomes Robert Jeffries in a return engagement this week as visiting speaker for its annual homecoming and gospel meeting.
Jeffries, former preacher at Smyrna Church of Christ, led Central’s gospel series in August 2015. In this week’s meeting, starting Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. and continuing through Wednesday evening, he will address the question, “Why remain faithful.”
After speaking at the Bible study in the combined auditorium class Sunday morning, he will bring the sermon at worship at 10:30 am. Evening meetings will extend from Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.
A perennially popular feature of Central’s gospel meeting — the friends and neighbors complimentary luncheon — returns Tuesday with serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
“We always look forward to seeing our friends every year at the luncheon, and you don’t need a personal invitation to join us for this event,” said Central elder William Ramsey. “Just show up during the serving hours and you will be our honored guest.”
Central members and all visitors at Sunday’s morning worship are invited to stay for the traditional fellowship meal starting about 11:45 a.m.