At Central, we believe it's crucial that each disciple of Christ find an area to serve the community. Below is an overview of some of Central's community service opportunities as well as the missionaries we support:

A Friend's Closet Clothing Pantry

Our clothing pantry for children and teens is open each Wednesday from 10 AM to 2 PM. Each year, hundreds of families in our community receive clothing.

River's Way Lunches (Cafe Central)

Throughout the school year, Central hosts River’s Way Lunches (Cafe Central). In a collaborative effort with both Tennessee High School and Virginia High School, River’s Way provides local students the opportunity to learn real life skills by serving and preparing meals for our community on Thursdays and Fridays. Most of the dishes served come from the greenhouse that sits on our Central Christian Church campus! You can sign up for lunch HERE.

Bristol Faith in Action

Each year, Central partners with Bristol Faith in Action to serve our neighbors in crisis through the love of Jesus. With the help of local churches, BFiA provides financial assistance and counseling to those in need in our community.


Local Mission Projects:

Appalachian Christian Camp

Campus Ministries (ETSU)

Bristol Emergency Food Pantry

Bristol Faith in Action

East Tennessee Christian Home Academy

Haven of Rest

Haven Home

Healing Hands

WCQR Radio

Foreign Missionaries:

Alex and Diana Aburto

Agape Missions (Haiti)

Tim and Tammy Aho (England)

Christian Holyland Foundation

Joshua and Ruth Barron

Bill and Charliece Fierbaugh (Pioneer Bible Translators)

Bill and Faith Foust

Don and Aleta Hulsey

Lowell and Blanche Hunefield

Kulpahar Children's Home

John and Madonna Spratt

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
— Matthew 28:19-20