Loving Lawlessness

I don’t think many would disagree with me when I say that lawlessness is on the rise today.  Every day society’s laws are broken.  From the driver who defies speed limits, to the thief who breaks into a house to steal electronics, to the jealous man who assaults his girlfriend’s admirer; the daily occurrence of these things and more depict that many in our society have little regard for law.

Today there is a growing disrespect for the rule of law.  In protest to the United States President’s threat that he will defund sanctuary cities if they insist on harboring illegal alien criminals, one politician ironically stated: “There is no illegal alien in this city who is breaking the law”!

Lawlessness at all levels of society is a problem today, and while it should be extremely concerning to us, Christians who don’t have regard for God’s law should concern us more…  

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This Week (February 12 - 18): 

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

• Tuesday @ 7:00 PM –Prayer Meeting with Pastor Fred Dana

• Wednesday @ 7:00 PM –Spanish Group Prayer Meeting

• 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.

This Sabbath (February 18): @ 9:00 AM – Morning Manna with JeAnn Davis / @ 9:30 AM – Central Study Hour with Pastor Chris Buttery + Children/Youth/Adult Sabbath School Classes / @ 10:50 AM – Worship Service with Pastor Fred Dana / 2:00 PM - Discipleship University

Upcoming Events

Discipleship University continues this Sabbath, February 18 @ 2:00 PM in the Camellia Room. Join us for this riveting Bible study experience.

Choir Rehearsals: The Sacramento Central Choir is back for a little Springspiration! The Music Ministry invites you to join them for their next rehearsal in preparation for Central’s Annual Spring Concert. Email music@saccentral.org for more information.

The Art of the Mix is an introductory audio training session. If you’d like to be a part of an exciting ministry truly making a difference, join us at Sacramento Central on Wednesday, February 22 at 6:30 PM. To sign up, please call Cheridah Walters at (916) 802-3260.

Mark Your Calendars (also go to https://zqh.orf.mybluehost.me/saccentral/events/ to find out what else is happening at Central)

• March 11 – Communion

• March 21-25 – Special Event (more info coming soon)

• March 26 – Spring Work Bee

• April 9 – International Festival

• April 14 & 15 – Bible & Archeology with Dr. Michael Hasel

• April 21 & 22 – Media on the Brain with Belt of Truth Ministries

• April 23 – Daughters of God Tea

• April 29 – Spring Music Concert

Family Matters

Stay Informed! To keep abreast of what’s taking place at Central, go to our website, www.saccentral.org, where you will find our updated calendar, the weekly church bulletin, and a chance to sign up for The Happenings, an e-newsletter from the Central Pastors. Now there is no need to remain in the dark when it comes to what’s happening at your church!




The Amazing Facts Book of Bible Promises: Life can be challenging! That’s why people these days need all the encouragement they can get, and there’s no better place to find it than in God’s Word! Order your copy here.


Central Happenings is published by the Sacramento Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6045 Camellia Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95819 www.saccentral.org

Sacramento Central Staff: Chris Buttery, Senior Pastor; Mike Thompsons, Associate; Fred Dana, Associate; Michael Butler, Youth/Young Adult; JeAnn Davis, Bible Instructor

Central Happenings: Chris Buttery, Editor; Chrystal White, Copy Editor/Distributor