Friday, January 15, 2021

Online 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 Beyond the Yearbook Curse.

An Online Book Study
Centenary United Methodist Church
Monday Evenings at 7:00 – 8:15pm
February 1 - April 5
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. 
To register, please email: Barrett Brown - 
or telephone: 804-651 -1560. 
While pandemic has been a struggle for everyone, how is virtual learning going for children in Richmond city housing projects?

On Monday, January 18 at 1 p.m., join Boulevard UMC and Hood Temple AME Zion for a 45 minute Zoom conversation with Christa Ellison. Christa is a virtual learning ambassador for Richmond Public Schools in coordination with the Richmond Redevelopment Housing Authority. She works in Gilpin Court, and shares responsibility for six housing communities. Christa, and ambassadors in other housing projects, will share insights into the situation and shed some light on how we may support their work.

Topic: A Conversation with Christa Ellison
Time: Jan 18, 2021 01:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 828 5362 6267
Passcode: 133279

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Smethie Circle Zoom Meeting
Amy Robinson will be our speaker again for the circle meeting on January 20 at 4pm. She will speak about a new mission opportunity we may be interested in…blankets for those rescued. We will also have an opportunity to make our UMW pledges for 2021.

There are 6 bags of pecan medium pieces left. Please call Leah Hundley if interested.

Meeting ID - 819 9982 4370 Passcode - 317108
Weekly Bible Study
Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.

We are back! Starting Wednesday, January 27 we will meet together via Zoom for a time of study and fellowship. We will send out the Zoom link closer to the date. We look forward to seeing you there.
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 church office will be closed
Monday, January 18
in observance of
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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

January 18 - Alexa Rosypal
January 19 - Mary Lou Rosypal
January 22 - Stella Vetrovec
January 22- Allan White
Jan. 18 @ 2 p.m. Ministry Leaders Meeting
Jan. 20 @ 4 p.m. UMW Smethie Circle
Jan. 20 @ 7 p.m. Reconciling Task Force Meeting
Jan. 27 @ 10 a.m. Weekly Bible Study starts
Feb. 1 @ 7 p.m. Richmond's Unreconciled History

All events are on Zoom unless otherwise noted.
Ka Cheng - friend of Vicki and Phyllis Stump diagnosed with breast cancer.
Family and friends of Jim Boice, Jr. - who passed away on December 23, 2020. Jim served Centenary both as Centenary's senior minister and Minister to Older Adults. No service is planned at this time. 
Ronnie Clements
Shannon Conway - requests prayer for the Charles Sherman, Peter 
Oxborrow, Leon Beale and family.
The family of Barbara Fuller - mother to a close friend of Vic Grand who died Tuesday December 29.
Jeff Hatch
Leah Hundley - recovering at home.
Heidi Kara - in the recent loss of her Great Aunt, Marion Oldenburg
Winki Lampe and family - upon the death of John Lampe on December 15. You can read John's obituary here. If you would like to send Winki a card, here is her address: 9900 Palmerston Rd, North Chesterfield, VA 23236.
Patti Oman - health concerns - friend of Beth Hensley.
Jerry Rodwell - Amy Bates's dad recovering from surgery.
Phyllis Stump - at Lakewood Manor.
Mariah Travis - Barrett Brown's sister, who in undergoing tests.