Regarding Dockers and the Dead

Psychic medium John Edward supposedly connects the living with the dead. He acts as a communicator so departed loved ones can relay messages to their living relatives. And if you thought Mr. Edward runs some small, creepy business out of the basement of his home, you’d be mistaken.  Since the turn of the century this modern day spiritualist has been wowing audiences in theatres and halls across the United States of America.  Crowds flock to meet a man who just might be able to put them in touch with the spirit of a deceased friend or relative. 

If you met John Edward you would think he looks like any other guy down the street.  Clad in Dockers and dress shirts you would never guess he ostensibly communicates with the dead.  This is the face of new spiritualism.  Although it is still happening, seldom do you hear about dark, spooky, behind-closed-doors séances.  Today’s version of spiritualism is highly evolved, surprisingly civilized, and no one seems afraid of it anymore ...

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This Week (October 26 to October 31): 

Tuesday @ 10:00 AM – Women’s Bible Study

Tuesday @ 7:00 PM - Prayer Meeting with Pastor Fred Dana – “Before Kings, Part 2” – Acts 25, 26

Wednesday @ 7:00 PM - Spanish Group Prayer Meeting (Chapel)

Various L.I.F.E. groups (in-home small group Bible studies) take place across Sacramento. To locate one near you contact our small groups’ coordinator, Richard Anger @ (916) 681-3990

Sabbath @ 9:00 AM - Morning Manna – JeAnn Davis

Sabbath @ 9:30 AM - Central Study Hour with Pastor Fred Dana + Children/Youth/Adult Sabbath School Classes

Sabbath @ 10:50 AM - Worship Service with Pastor Fred Dana


Central Events

Revelation: On the Edge of Time will begin on Friday, October 23, in three different locations (Fraternal Order of Eagles, 4401 Fruitridge Rd, Sacto; Swanston Community Center, 2350 Northrop Ave, Sacto; Clunie Community Center, 601 Alhambra Ave, Sacto) with three separate presenters – Andre Hope, JeAnn Davis, and Pastor Mike. Plan to attend and bring someone with you to these 13-night, power-packed series on closing events as outlined in the book of Revelation. Tell one, tell all. Look forward to seeing you there!

Harvest Festival: The Youth Department is having a Harvest Festival Saturday night October 31, filled with games, food, and fun! Time and location to be determined. Please call Pastor Michael for more information.

Christmas Concert Rehearsals: Join Central’s choir as we prepare for the December 5, 2015 concert. For more information or to sign up, contact Eunice Aldrich at

Watch Us on Television! Enjoy viewing Central’s flagship programs, Central Study Hour, every Friday night at 8 PM and Sabbath morning at 6 AM (PST) on 3ABN Proclaim! Also enjoy our Receiving the Word, 30-minute programs weekly on Sunday morning at 11 AM and Wednesday night at 8:30 PM on Sacramento Faith TV. These can also viewed on our website ( and our YouTube channel ( Let everyone know where they can receive timely Bible messages!

Podcasts Available! If you didn't know, every Central Study Hour and worship service can be viewed and downloaded by going to our website ( This is an easy way for you to invite friends and family to listen to important Bible messages coming from Central church.

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Central Ministries

Photographers Wanted! The Communications team is looking for photographers to capture life here at Sac Central on an on-going basis. Please email Lynnette at to join.

Central's A/V Ministry is needing your help. Every Sabbath provides an incredible opportunity to be involved in the production of Bible-based messages that are heard all over the world. Contact Michael Aldrich for more information or if you'd like to be a part of this exciting ministry (

Desktop Publisher Needed! Central office is looking for a member or two who would enjoy donating their time in preparing bulletin inserts and posters for upcoming events. If you have experience and are interested, please contact the church office (see back of bulletin for information).


BULLETIN BOARD - An assortment of happenings, announcements, and resources from around the Seventh-day Adventist Church

News & Announcements

Around the World

Adventist Under Fire for Sabbath as Religious Freedom Shrinks Worldwide. According to a recent survey conducted by the Adventist church in 220 countries, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for Adventists to observe the Sabbath. To read more, please click here.

Emotional Wellness Summit will take place in Orlando, FL, January 13 to 17 to discuss how we can equip ourselves to extend the healing ministry of Christ for the whole person, focusing especially on the often neglected mental and emotional needs of people. If you are a mental health professional, general health professional, researcher, pastor, health ministry leader, or a member of a congregation interested in integrating ministry with the mental health needs of people you will want to be part of this discussion. Register through December, right here -

Adventist Leaders Appeal for Church Entities to Respect Ordination Vote. General Conference and division leaders re-affirmed the important role of women in the life of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and appealed to all church entities to respect a recent General Conference Session decision on ordination in order to avoid fracturing the world church. G.T. Ng, executive secretary of the Adventist world church, read the six-paragraph document aloud to church leaders and laypeople attending the Annual Council on Sunday, the first day of the weeklong council’s core business sessions. Ushers passed out copies of the document to attendees. To read the full appeal, click here.


This Halloween share the truth about death with your neighbors by ordering great resources though Remnant Publications. Click here to learn more.

GLOW this Halloween with “Can Dead People Talk?”  To read the tract click here.  To order your copies click here.

Dr. David DeRose’s Compass Health Ministry is offering several important products at an incredibly reduced rate.  Click here to learn more and to see how you can receive your free book.

Celebrate 40 Years of Ministry with American Christian Ministries by taking advantage of their FREE downloads right here. Be blessed as you enjoy a variety of messages, from 1844 Made Simple to the 1888 Message, and more!