Who We Are Central Christian Church was founded in 1886 and has a long heritage of ministry in Springfield. We were founded as part of the Christian/Disciples of Christ denomination but chose to become a non-denominational church in 2014. We are a missional, bible-based congregation who enjoy working together to serve and bless our neighbors. Our approach to worship is centered on weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper. We embrace new contemporary forms of worship music and we celebrate historic expressions of faith that connect us to earlier generations of Christ-followers. We are a multi-generational church that values diversity in age, ethnicity, and socio-economic status. We welcome all who wish to know and worship Jesus-Christ.
Mission Central Christian Church exists to bring people to Christ, helping them mature to the point where they are active participants in God’s Kingdom-work in and around Springfield.
Vision We aspire to be a vibrant, growing, and diverse community of Christ-followers who, working with other Christian and civic organizations, help to restore our community by leading people to Jesus and making Springfield more like heaven.
Our Core Values Being Christ-Centered: We value simple faith and seek to practice Jesus-centered, service-oriented Christianity.
Being Bible-Based: We value scripture and accept it as our guide to abundant life. Bible-based sermons and other forms of bible-study are core aspects of our ministry.
Being Spirit-Led: We depend upon the Holy Spirit to shape and empower our ministry. We want God’s Spirit to be manifest in our lives as individuals, and in our corporate life as a church.
Being Worship-Minded: We believe that the practice of worship is central to God’s family. This includes meaningful, and varied expressions of corporate worship and the development of personal and family worship practices.
Being Kingdom-Focused: We accept Jesus’ invitation to enter the Kingdom of heaven. While we wait for the revelation of a new heaven and a new earth we will work to make this world as much like heaven as possible.
Beliefs We believe in the Bible. We believe the Bible is reliable and infallible, and we accept it as our authority for what to believe and how to live.
We believe in God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit We believe in the Holy trinity, God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
We believe in Resurrection.We believe that Jesus was born of a virgin and that he rose again following the crucifixion. We anticipate being resurrected with Jesus to live forever in a new heaven and a new earth based on nothing but our faith in Jesus Christ and God’s grace.
We believe in the Kingdom of Heaven. We accept Jesus’ invitation to enter his Kingdom, to live like citizens of heaven, and to do the work of Christ’s kingdom in and around Clark County.
We center ourselves on Jesus as we celebrate the Lord’s Supper every Sunday.
We baptize new believers by immersion and accept anyone into membership who has made a commitment to Christ and previously been baptized. For those coming from a different church or tradition we accept all forms of baptism.
We demonstrate our belief in the unity of all Christians by working closely with other churches and Christian organizations.
We extend liberty in areas of doctrine where Christians disagree and in matters of Christian lifestyle where scripture is not specific.
We are charitable to other Christians and to people outside of our faith.
What Sundays are Like at Central
Central is vibrant nondenominational church focused on making our community more like heaven. We strive to keep Jesus at the center, looking to scripture for direction, and asking God's Spirit to lead and empower us. We care about justice, We love our neighbors. And. we proclaim the gospel. Sundays are casual and contemporary.
1504 VIlla Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45503 Church - 937.390.2424 Pastor - 937.305.9068