Friday, February 19, 2021
Livestream Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Join us on Church Online Platform or Facebook Live as we gather together
for worship this Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
Invite others to join us this Sunday and on the Sundays to come!

This Sunday Rev. Drew Willson will be preaching.
His sermon is titled A Clearing in the Wilderness.

Thanks to the Dream Like Jesus team and to everyone who attended the Zoom reception on February 14 for the presentation of a new vision of ministry in Richmond.

If you're interested in joining the next phase of our work together as we align our church to the vision and set the stage to realize the dream, please email Drew Willson at

Missed it on February 14? You can watch the Dream Like Jesus team's presentation by following one of these links. (Same meeting, different views.)

Please join
The Personal Finance Ministry of Third Street Bethel AME Church
on Zoom February 27th at 11 am. 
Our guest speaker will be Sister Gwen Carney, CPA. 

The topic will be Questions, Questions, Questions: Are you ready for tax season? Did you get your stimulus check? We look forward to you bringing your questions to this discussion. Please contact Zelda or Randall Johnson, Jr. for more info,

Meeting ID: 821 8185 0127 -- Passcode: 648228 Audio 301 715 8592
How did we get here? 
Please join us for an exploration of Richmond’s history using the Rev. Ben Campbell’s book, Richmond’s Unhealed History.  This study will be guided by Pat Shipley, Karen Daly Junker and Barrett Brown -  with guest appearances by the author. 

 An Online Book Study - Monday Evenings at 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
To register, please email: Barrett Brown - 
or telephone: 804-651 -1560. 
Weekly Bible Study
Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.
Please join us as we look at the scripture for the upcoming Sunday. We meet together via Zoom for study and fellowship. The Zoom link will be sent via email on Tuesday. We look forward to seeing you there.
UMW - Smethie Circle
March 17, 2021 - Show and Tell About 2020

Be thinking of what you learned about yourself in 2020.
What has been the worst part and the best part
of the forced Covid shut down.

Zoom Link. -- Meeting ID - 892 1490 8470. -- Passcode: 519402.
Offering Envelopes
We know you may be wondering about how to get your offering envelopes. If you would like your envelopes, please email the church office or call 804-648-8319 and leave a message. While the office is closed, we are at the church on Thursdays and can make arrangements for you to pick them up. If that is not convenient for you, we will make other arrangements when you contact us. Thank you for your patience while we find new ways to get the business of church done!
The Upper Room available as a PDF
The Upper Room is continuing to support their standing order partners with a PDF of the January/February issue! You may download your copy here.
Upcoming Birthdays
February 19 - Andy Jordan
February 20 - Agatha Kidd
February 22 - Nancy Grand
February 23 - Jim Armstrong
February 25 - Justin Bates
February 25 - Alan Davis
February 29 - Ina Wilson
Feb. 21 @ 9 a.m. Confirmation Class - Passcode 626215
Passcode 375556
Feb. 24 @ 10 a.m. Bible Study - Passcode 275151
Mar. 17 @ 4:00 p.m. UMW - Smethie Circle - Passcode 692253

All events are on Zoom unless otherwise noted.
Roxanne Burns - granddaughter of Phyllis Stump, battling Covid-19.
Ka Cheng - friend of Vicki and Phyllis Stump diagnosed with breast cancer.
Ronnie Clements
Shannon Conway - requests prayer for the Charles Sherman, Peter 
Oxborrow, Leon Beale and family.
AJ Crick - recovering from surgery.
Bush Enos - brother of Rebecca Enos, recovering from knee replacement.
Jeff Hatch
Alex Hundley - as he deals with life in the Army in Korea. Notes and cards would be appreciated. His address is: PFC Alex Hundley, CMR 374, Box 709, APO, AP 96273.
Sally Jordan - recovering from surgery.
Heidi Kara - in the recent loss of her Great Aunt, Marion Oldenburg
Missy - who has Covid-19 and now there is concern about possible heart problems.
Mikey - recovering from surgery to correct some complications from donating a kidney to his Dad.
Avery Morgan - mother of Laura Nealley, in the hospital recovering from hip surgery and a dislocated wrist, due to a fall.
Patti Oman - health concerns - friend of Beth Hensley.
Wayne Panton - undergoing tests.
Jerry Rodwell - Amy Bates's dad, in assisted living with a recent Covid diagnosis.
Betty Rudasill - in the recent loss of her husband Charles Rudasill. The Rudasill family has a long history at Centenary. If you would like to send a card, Betty's address is: 2306 Cedarfield Pkwy - Apt 4803, Richmond, VA 23233.
John Seyfarth - John is doing well but we think he would appreciate a note or card from his church family. His address: Dr. John Seyfarth, The Hermitage Richmond
Red Bud Section—Room 214, 1600 Westwood Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227.
Rev. Pat Shipley - recovering from surgery.
Phyllis Stump - at Lakewood Manor.
Richard Vigil - cousin of Carri Toro, in Colorado, undergoing a lot of tests.
Patsy Marrs Wilson - recent hospitalization.