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Sundays at 10:30am

In person and online.


The Advent Lessons and Carols Service has been rescheduled for this Sunday, January 22, at 10:30am. Please join us in person or online as we are led in worship by our choir and musicians!

Join us online via Church Online or Facebook.

Wednesday Bible Study is back!

Join us on Wednesdays as we gather together on Zoom

to look at the scripture for the upcoming week.

An email is sent out with more details on Tuesdays.

* Please note: This week we will meet at 11:00am. On January 25, we will

move back to our regular 10:00am time.

If you would like to be added to the Bible study email list,

please contact the church office.

The Chosen - Season 3

Join us Sundays following the 10:30am worship service in the social hall.

Sunday, January 15 we will not be meeting - but we will be back on January 22!


Centenary is proud once again to host the Day for All People sponsored by the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy on Wednesday, June 18. 

If you would like to read more about the event, and/or register to participate, you can learn more here.


It's that time of year again, the weekly altar flower calendar is being set up. Time to choose that special date to honor or remember friends and family or recognize a special event. You may sign up in any

of the following ways:


  1. Select a date from the list placed in the office hallway
  2. Request a date using our online form. You will be contacted to confirm the date.
  3. Call the church office to chose your date the "old fashioned way" in person.


You may select any date that is open. First come is first served. Costs. $44.00 for the first Sunday Communion Sunday (2 arrangements). $22.00 for all other Sundays (1 arrangement). You can pay online here. Please choose Flowers-Altar from the pull down menu.

UMW - Smethie Circle


Patsy Marrs Wilson has arranged for the circle to tour the 

Children’s Health and Wellness Building on the UMFS Campus

at 3900 West Broad Street.

We will meet there at 10:30 on February 1st.

2023 Offering Envelopes Now Available

You can pick up your 2023 envelopes on Sunday or any morning during the week.

Please be aware that some envelope numbers have changed. If you no longer use offering envelopes, please do not put an envelope number on your check.


January 15 @ 10:30 am ~ In-person & Livestream

January 16 ~ Church Office Closed

January 16 @ 5:00 pm ~ Change the World/RVA

January 18 ~ VICPP-Day for All People

January 18 @ 11:00 am ~ Wednesday Bible Study

January 18 @ 7:15 pm ~ Chancel Choir Rehearsal

January 20 @ 10:30 am ~ Walk-In Lunch

January 22 @ 10:30 am ~ In-person & Livestream

January 22 @ 11:30 am ~ The Chosen - Social Hall

February 1 @ 10:30am ~ Smethie Circle at UMFS for tour

Please use this QR code for easy online giving!

The church office will be closed

Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


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Rev. Matt Bates -

Rev. Tim Gerde -

Stanley Baker -

Office/Laura Nealley -


Our mission is to change the world through love.

To acknowledge God’s love is, for each of us, a life-changing event.

As followers of Jesus, we share God’s love for all people, and work together to make our world a better place, one life at a time.