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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FAMILY SUMMER CELEBRATION

Sunday • June 26 • 4-5 PM

Families are invited to join us on Sunday, June 26 from 4-5 pm for a summer celebration! We’ll have a slip’n’slide, popsicles, and play on the playground. Come join us for a fun afternoon of fellowship! All ages and friends welcome! For more information contact Jeanette Juran.

SUMMER IN THE PSALMS

We invite you to join us this summer in reading the Psalms! Our 10-week reading plan is organized around the major types of psalms, with each week’s readings highlighting a specific type of psalm. Our reading plan will be available online and around campus prior to our kick-off on June 12. For more information, please contact Rev. Susannah Pittman

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OUR FAITH IN SONG

All adults are invited to join us as we explore our faith through some of our beloved hymns. Rev. Susannah Pittman will facilitate a discussion of the historical and theological backgrounds of the selected hymn and how this hymn speaks to our faith journey today. For more information, please contact Rev. Susannah Pittman.

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MONUMENTAL VBS

Join us on a Monumental adventure to celebrate God's greatness! There will be 2 opportunities to participate in VBS – a weekend family VBS and a weekday morning VBS. Our weekend VBS will be July 22-24 at Calvary Moravian - Friday 5:30 - 7:30 PM, Saturday 9 AM - Noon, Sunday 11 AM - Noon. The weekday VBS will be here at Centenary, July 25-28 from 9 AM until noon.

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FAITH ENGAGEMENT SURVEY

You are invited to participate in a Gallup poll on Faith Engagement to share your feelings and thoughts about your faith community.  Please take a moment to complete this survey highlighted in this email.  You will also find the link on the Engagement page of our website. This poll will give you a chance to share your experience of connection and engagement with the ministry and life of Centenary. We value your feelings, and opinions and they will be kept completely confidential. If you would prefer a paper copy of the survey please contact Rev. Bret Cogan.

OLDER ELEMENTARY MISSION WEEK

We are at capacity for Older Elementary Mission Week. However, please register for the waitlist so we can be in touch if someone's plans change. The waitlist also lets us know how many people are interested in the event which helps us plan for future events.

 

Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to serve and fellowship together during Older Elementary Mission Week this summer. We’ll be together Tuesday-Thursday June 28-30 from 9 AM to 3 PM with a service project in the morning and a fellowship activity after lunch. The cost is $40 per participant which includes a t-shirt, daily fellowship activities, snacks, and supplies. Space is limited so register early in the Realm app or on the Engage page between April 5 and June 1st. Questions? Contact Jeanette Juran (336-724-6311 ext. 1332/jjuran@centenary-ws.org).

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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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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  for more information or to volunteer. 

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CHILDREN'S MUSIC & ARTS CAMP

Registration for Centenary’s first-ever Music & Arts Camp is now open in Realm! The camp is offered for infants through rising 6th graders and takes place Monday, August 8 – Thursday, August 11, 9 am-12:30 pm. Offerings include singing, handbells, handchimes, creative movement, art, Kindermusik, talent sharing, and more! Snack is provided daily. The week ends with lunch and a sharing program on Thursday at 1 pm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to participate in our growing music program! Contact Jonathan Emmons for further details. 

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