Centenary's Weekly Newsletter Friday, December 28, 2018
A Message from Centenary

This Week at Centenary

Sunday, December 30, The First Sunday After Christmas

8:40 a.m.       Early Service
We follow our usual schedule at 8:40 a.m. with worship in the sanctuary and the celebration of Holy Communion.  This Sunday's sermon for the 8:40 a.m. service is based on Luke 2:41-52 and is entitled "Becoming what God Wants us to Be."
  10:00 a.m.        Sunday School

      11:00 a.m.       Traditional Worship
Join us for a special service of Christmas Lessons and Carols at 11:00 a.m.

The church office will be closed December 31 and January 1.



Attached is a brochure about a District Leadership Training event scheduled for church leaders on  Sunday, January 13 , 2-5:30 p.m. at Woodlake UMC.  

There is one registration fee that covers an unlimited number from each church so we can have as many people as are interested attend.

If you are interested, please contact the church office in the next couple of days at 804-648-8319, or cent.umc@verizon.net.


       There will be no Children's Sunday School classes on Sunday, December 30. 

    Pecan Sale
We still have pecans available if you want to get your order in before the holidays. The pecans that we have left are: 

6 bags of cinnamon
5 bags of dark chocolate
12 bags of halves
12 bags of large pieces

Please contact Leah Hundley if you are interested at lchphn@gmail.com. 

The next UMW Meeting will take place at Covenant Woods on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided by Lila Irby (please note that this date is a change). RSVP to Leah Hundley or Susy Meyer. 

A Challenge from Bishop Lewis to Read the Bible with her in 2018

December 30    Revelation 17-19
December 31    Revelation 20-22

Phyllis Stump in the recent loss of her sister in Louisville, KY
Lila Irby (increasing problems with heart and COPD)
R.B. Bennington (recent hospitalization following heart cath)
Lucille Hunt (in the Laurels on Robious Road)
Emma Rose Porter (went home this week!) 
Leah Hundley
Bryson Keavey (6 months old), friend of Nancy Hill (heart transplant) 
The family of Cheryl Owen-Watson-- her family asks for prayer for comfort and healing as they grieve the loss of her mother
Wendy Tisdale-- family friend of Agatha and Christina Kidd, diagnosed with staged 4 lung cancer 
Mark Inge
Gary Coberth-- brother-in-law to Sharon Steele, passed away on Monday, Nov. 5th at  age 72. He had heart problems (quintuple by-pass surgery about 10 years ago) & was a diabetic with numerous complications. 
Rev. Kathy Talley
JoAnne Judd (close friend of Sharon Steele's, recovering from a massive brain injury in Boulder, CO)

Evan Cooke
 Rex Dazey
John Thrower
Allan White
Stella Vetrovec
Eugene Walter
Nancy Hill

Photos of the Week!
LOOKING BACK ON 2018:  Thank you to everyone who has helped with our Friday Lunch Program! This year, we helped serve 8,331 Friday Friends! 

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