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As committed followers of Jesus, we seek to grow in our relationship with him and our desire to be like him. We invite you to not only look around this site, but to come worship with us. Our desire is to help you connect with Jesus, others and the community.

We pray God’s blessings upon you this day and every day!

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Central Christian Church

1101 N. Vermilion Street
Danville, IL 61832

Church: 217-442-2915
Pre-School: 217-446-2797

Sunday Mornings

8:30 AM Traditional Worship
9:45 AM Sunday School
11:00 AM Modern Worship

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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A Farewell to Hank and Deann Anderson

As the Anderson’s 8 year pastorate at CCC comes to a close, we want to invite everyone to participate in a celebration of their time as leaders of our church.

On Sunday, August 21, the following events will occur:

  • 10 am: One final service of celebration and farewell to honor the ministry of Deann and Hank and to send them into their new ministries.
  • 11:30: Dinner and memories in the Community Room.

For dinner, we will be providing table service, chicken strips, cheesy potatoes, drinks and a farewell cake. Please bring a vegetable, salad or fruit dish to share. We are asking all members to share a personal memory or photograph of the Anderson’s for a memory book. Notecards will be provided for your memory during the service or you can pick one up in the church office. Some of you might share your memory at the dinner. Please submit photos to the office by August 15. A love gift is being collected in the office or may be placed in the offering tray. Please mark envelopes or checks as “Love Gift”. Hope you can all participate in this time of celebration and blessing!

Neighborhood Association

The Center City Neighborhood Association will meet on Thursday July 7 at 7:00 PM in the community room at Central Christian Church. The featured speaker will be Larry Thomason, the Director of the Department  of Public Safety of the City of Danville. Director Thomason is responsible for the Police and Fire Departments for the City of Danville. This is a very opportune time to have Larry meet with us as the city is undertaking new steps to curb violence and the city has also enacted a new chronic nuisance violation ordinance. Now is the time to engage in this critical dialogue. We will provide updates on the Community Development Block Grant program that provides so much hope for so many homeowners in our neighborhood area. We will talk about our upcoming block party. And we will discuss our big plans for the upcoming year. Center City is the epicenter for so many good things happening in our community. Come out and meet our great neighbors and join us in the wonderful fellowship that takes place. There are delicious cookies, compliments of Millie and Becci, hot dogs and brats, and maybe more. You never know unless you come.

Block Party

Our annual CCC/Center City Neighborhood Association Block Party/Ice Cream Social is August 6, 2016 1-3pm. We’ll be on the front lawn at CCC! Come enjoy the bounce house, dunk tank, bubble man, and water winger! Hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be served by the men of CCC! This will be great! Oh yeah, and all Thomas Stone’s wonderful ice cream flavors!

VBS 2016

Vacation Bible School is coming up quickly! This year’s theme is SonQuest Rainforest and there will be lots to learn through a variety of great activities. Those participating will learn about God, Jesus and the Bible through story time, crafts, games and even refreshments. It is going to be a great time and all children age 4 through those who have completed 5th grade are invited. VBS 2016 will be held the week of June 20-24, meeting in the mornings from 9:00 until 11:25 AM. We hope that you will register your children and grandchildren and invite neighbors, friends and anyone else you know to participate. You can register by clicking on the link below and completing the online VBS registration form. (Please note that the link will take you to another web site but still part of the church’s online presence.) Paper registration forms will be available at church. Please contact the church office if you need additional information.

VBS 2016 Online Registration Form

At the Movies 2016

Our “At the Movies” message series is returning this summer during both the 8:30 and 11:00 worship services. During this series, we will be looking at various movies for themes and the issues they raise for us as followers of Jesus Christ. The series will begin on June 5 and continue through July 17. We will be doing things a bit differently this year, however. We will refer to the movie on Sunday morning and then everyone is invited to come watch the movie together here at church on Mondays at 6:30 PM. We will begin the series with the movie “Concussion” which stars Will Smith on Sunday, June 5 and the movie will be shown on Monday, June 6. We hope you will join us!

Sanctuary Re-dedication Service

We will gather for one worship service at 10:00 AM on Sunday, June 19 as we rededicate the newly updated sanctuary. As you know, many improvements are being made and this will be our first Sunday back worshiping in the sanctuary. This is going to be a very day of worship and we hope that you will join us. You are also encouraged to invite family, friends and other guests to come with you.

And then, following worship, we will gather in the Community Room for a potluck dinner. Drinks will be provided but we ask that you bring a dish to share as well as your own table service. It will be a great time of fellowship for our congregation.

Worship in the Community Room

Due to the work that will be done in the sanctuary beginning in mid-April, Sunday morning worship will be moved to the Community Room beginning April 17. We will continue with both worship services, Traditional at 8:30 and Contemporary at 11:00, throughout this time. It is expected that our first Sunday back in the sanctuary will be June 12. During this time, we are asking people to enter the building through the main entrance on the east side of the building. As most know, access to the second floor Community Room is available by elevator. Obviously, this will bring some changes to the way we do worship during this period. We appreciate your patience and understanding.