Friday, January 8, 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. Matt Bates will be preaching.
His sermon is titled Always More.

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. 
Happy Anniversary Stan Baker!
That's right! Today, Friday, January 8, is officially
Stan's 30th anniversary of ministry with Centenary.
Thank you Stan, for all you have done and continue to do,
to enhance and enrich our worship experience!
Thank You from McGuire VA Medical Center
From Kristy Rene Coie-Day Chief, Voluntary Service

Dear Centenary UMC,

On behalf of the McGuire VA Medical Center patients and staff, we would like to extend our appreciation to you for your donation of holiday cards for our Veterans.

It is through the efforts of community partners like you that allow us to continue the quality care and services that we seek to provide our deserving Veterans. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you again for future events. Thank you for your continues support.


Missionary Update
On December 23, we received the end of year update from Lisa Nichols at the Jubilee Project in Sneedville, Tennessee. You can read more about her fall here.
Please be sure and mark your calendar for the District Conference, 3:00-4:00pm, Sunday, January 10. The theme for the District Conference is “A Few Things or Just One”.
Immediately following the District Conference, we will have the first of three Leadership Training events, 4:00-6:00pm. The Rev. Jorge Acevedo will be presenting on “Vital Congregations”.
The Conference and three Training Events will be via Zoom. A Zoom link will be provided upon registration and is good for one or all of the events. The deadline to register is TODAY!
Please access the registration at .
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.


January 6 - Rex Dazey
January 11 - John Thrower
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 scheduled for surgery, January 4.
Phyllis Stump - at Lakewood Manor.
Mariah Travis - Barrett Brown's sister, who in undergoing tests.