Centenary's Weekly Newsletter Friday, January 18, 2019
A Message from Centenary

This Week at Centenary

Sunday, January 20, 2018

8:40 a.m.       Early Service
  10:00 a.m.        Sunday School

      11:00 a.m.       Traditional Worship

Due to the cancellation of last Sunday's service, as a result of the snow and ice, we will be using the information that was schedule for 
Sunday, January 13, 2019.   

The church office will be closed 
Monday, January 21,
 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

We have an update to our weekly schedule. 
Mandy Porter will be working from home on Mondays and will be in the office Tuesdays through Fridays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Melissa Martinez will be in the office on Mondays from 
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Items for Charterhouse School Weekend 
Backpack Feeding Program

The Charterhouse School Backpack Program provides weekends meals for our families who may benefit from extra supports. Each week the students in our Applied Curriculum Culinary Program assemble the bags and distribute them to the students in the Backpack Program, this gives these students an opportunity to work on sorting, counting, and following a list of instructions, while also allowing them to give back to their fellow students. There will be boxes in the fellowship hall for donations. 

Chili Night - in an individual reusable grocery bag
 * 4 cans of Chili (vegetarian or meat and pop-top lids if possible)
 * 2 boxes of cornbread mix
 * 2 cans of vegetables
 * Juice boxes

Pasta Night - in an individual reusable grocery bag
* 4 boxes of pasta
* 3 cans of sauce
* 1 can of parmesan cheese
* 2 cans of vegetables
* Juice boxes

Taco Night - in an individual reusable grocery bag
* 3 taco shell meals
* 4 cans on beans (black, pinto, or refried)
* 3 packets of instant rice
* 1 jar of salsa or queso (plastic jar)
* Juice boxes Snacks - in an individual reusable grocery bag
* Individual Granola Bards
* Crackers with cheese or peanut butter
* Chips, Pretzels, Popcorn
* Trail Mix
* Peanut Butter and Jelly (plastic jar)

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Ministry Meeting for Reaching & Gathering Teams:
On  Saturday, February 2, there will be a ministry meeting for the Reaching & Gathering teams here at Centenary from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We hope to fellowship and map out the next few months of ministry together. Thank you to all who serve on these teams and to all who serve here at Centenary.

Gerontology Nurse Practitioner to Speak 
Sunday, February 3:
On  Sunday, February 3, we will be welcoming Donna Spainhour from St. Mary's Hospital who will be giving a presentation after the 11:00 a.m. service on recognizing the signs of Alzheimer's Disease. We hope you will join us for this informative presentation.

Women's Leadership Event in Richmond: 
Clergy and lay women are invited to a two-day event in Richmond, facilitated by the Rev. Dr. Margaret Kutz. As more and more women step into significant leadership roles, every woman is encouraged to consider her own unique opportunities to make a difference. The event will be Wednesday, February 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The location will be at Bon Air UMC (1645 Buford Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235). Cost is $75 which includes both dates and two lunches. To register and for more information, contact Kutz at  margkutz72@gmail.com.
Join us on Thursday, February 24, at 12:00 p.m. for a Lunch & Learn. We will have a mystery historian and celebrity servers and table hosts! Stay tuned and the cost is $5.00 to attend. 

Phyllis Stump in the recent loss of her sister in Louisville, KY
Lila Irby (increasing problems with heart and COPD)
R.B. Bennington 
Lucille Hunt (in the Laurels on Robious Road)
Leah Hundley (upcoming procedure on Tuesday, January 22)
Bryson Keavey (6 months old), friend of Nancy Hill (heart transplant) 
Wendy Tisdale-- family friend of Agatha and Christina Kidd, diagnosed with staged 4 lung cancer 
Mark Inge
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

Photo of the Week!
Our new neighbors have been busy renovating the old Honey Shop this week. We had a fun time watching the cranes and equipment as the worked on the renovations! 

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