Failure to Launch

The best-laid plans don’t always work out, do they? How should you live when you’re not sure how things will turn out? Do you take risks or play it safe? Do you live confidently or hide behind closed doors because your life on this planet could turn catastrophic in a moment? What’s the best course to take?

There are many who say, “I fear getting married. What if difficult struggles arise between me and my mate?” Others contend, “I’m afraid to have children. What if they make wrong choices and break my heart?” Then there are those who bemoan, “I can’t start a business. What if it folds?” Or “I can’t enroll in college. I might not achieve good grades.” The common concern in each of these statements is fear of failure because of the inevitable risk involved. But is this the right approach to take in life? How does God expect His people to live?...

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We're excited about what God is doing when it comes to Operation Joash.

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Join Us For Our Annual Agape Communion.

Plan to meet us in the Camellia Room, Friday, July 7 @ 6:30 PM for this special occasion.

Next Sabbath morning communion will take place November 11, 2017


Bring Your Child To Vacation Bible School!

Kids will experience a good time while learning that they are CALLED by God. 

When? July 10-14, 2017, from 5:30- 8:30 PM.

Come and join us!


Attend Your Breakfast Of Choice!

• Sunday, July 9: Men's Appreciation Breakfast

• Sunday, July 16: Women's Ministry Brunch

• Sunday, July 23: Prayer Ministry Breakfast

Bring your Bibles & your appetites!


Celebrate Our 130th Anniversary With Us!

One could say that Sacramento Central had its beginnings on November 5, 1881 when the first group of believers (16 in total) met for a Bible study in Sacramento. Eventually, on October 6, 1887 during a statewide camp meeting the Sacramento Seventh-day Adventist Church was formally organized with a total of twenty-seven charter members. And that's just the beginning of the story... 

What: 130th Anniversary Celebration & Homecoming Event

When: Sabbath, September 30, 2017 - ALL DAY!


Click on the Calendar to find out what else is happening at Central this month - from Sabbath speakers, to events, plus much, much more!



Watch Central Study Hour, our weekly televised Sabbath School program with fresh biblical insights. 

Central Study can be viewed on our website and on 3ABN Proclaim!: Friday @ 7:00 PM and Sabbath @ 6:00 AM (Pacific Time). 


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 Thompson, Associate; Fred Dana, Associate; Michael Butler, Youth/Young Adult; JeAnn Davis, Bible Instructor

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