ENGAGE

Browse through the events that are available in which you can participate! You can also download our App: Realm Connect from the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you need assistance setting up your app, contact Mary Ann Wexler.

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CHILDREN'S MUSIC

Join us on a NEW NIGHT for an enriched and expanded Children’s Music & Arts Night as we seek to cultivate and nurture a love of music and art, learning skills that will equip children for a life-long love of worship and praise. Classes are offered in two blocks. Block 1 runs from 5 - 5:45 pm. Block 2 runs from 5:50 - 6:30 pm. Questions? Contact Jonathan Emmons (336.724.6311 ext. 1339). You can register below.

THE FIRST FIFTEEN

The First Fifteen Challenge invites you to take the first 15 minutes of your day, Monday through Friday, and spend it with God by reading a daily scripture, a short reflection, and a daily prayer. These readings will be shaped to help prepare you for worship since they will be guided by the topic of the sermon each Sunday. They will also help us, as a congregation, begin our day by taking a few moments to focus our lives, give thanks to God and ask for God’s guidance for our day. Fifteen minutes is all we are asking you set aside. Fifteen minutes to invite God into your life may be the inspiration we all need to live more fully into who we are as Centenary UMC as we learn to live and love like Jesus!

 

To sign up for the daily devitions, click on our link below and be sure to select "First 15 Daily Devotions."

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EXIGENCE

SUNDAY • OCTOBER 10 • SANCTUARY
11 am Worship and 2:00 pm Concert

Inspired by the mission of Sphinx, the mission of EXIGENCE is to promote excellence and diversity through choral music within Black and Latinx communities by creating a platform for soloists and composers of color while inspiring and challenging audiences around the country and world.

RISE AGAINST HUNGER

Sunday • October 17 • 2:00 pm • Memorial Auditorium

Using an assembly line-like process we will be packaging 20,000 meals, so we need your help! There are jobs for everyone tall and small. No registration is required. Set-up starts at 12:30 pm For more information, contact Rev. Meg Gaston. (336-724-6311 ext. 1361)/mgaston@centenary-ws.org

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CARD MINISTRY

 

The Congregational Care Ministry at Centenary is starting a card ministry and would love for you to join us! We are seeking volunteers to assist in writing notes of encouragement. Supplies and recipient lists will be provided, and there is flexibility in time commitment. Please contact Rev. Susannah Pittman by February 17 for more information or to volunteer. 

Samaritan Ministries

Samaritan Ministries is one of our local homeless shelters and was founded in part by Centenary members. In addition to its men’s shelter, Samaritan offers a soup kitchen and special programs for recovering substance abusers and the mentally ill. Centenary members support Samaritan in many ways, but as a church, we are committed to sending 6 overnight volunteers to staff the shelter and extend hospitality to its residents on the 2nd Friday of each month. To learn more, contact Tom Lawson, or click here to get details and sign up to serve.

LOSS OF A SPOUSE

Sunday • October 24 • 2:00 pm

Congregational Care invites you to a GriefShare seminar reflecting on the Loss of a Spouse on Sunday, October 24 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. This video and discussion-based seminar will offer practical and encouraging support for navigating the grief of losing a spouse. Information on registration to follow.

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