Centenary United Methodist Church
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Please listen to the local radio stations (WLDS/WEAI or WJIL/WJVO) for an announcement of church closings due to inclement weather.  A good "rule of thumb" to go by - even though you may not hear a cancellation listed is:  If it looks treacherous or hazardous outside, do not attempt to get out! Please do not take a chance on having an auto mishap or suffer a personal injury due to a fall or other accident. You may also check the Centenary’s Facebook page.  Pastor Jean will try to post a notice if Sunday morning plans are changed at the last minute.

Sunday Morning Services
Each week, Centenary offers two Sunday morning worship services.
      Traditional Worship Service: 8:15 a.m. --  Contemporary Worship Service: 10:45 a.m.

Adult and Children's Sunday School - 9:30 to 10:30  ---  Fellowship Hour in the Narthex 9:30 to 10:30

Witnessing in Jacksonville Since 1821

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Street Address: 
331 East State Street,
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 124, Jacksonville, IL  62651-0124
Phone:  217-245-8417 - Website:  www.jaxcentenary.org
Pastor:  Rev. Jean Hembrough

Current Events Bulletin Board
(Links below take you to details for upcoming events & other items of interest at Centenary.)

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   A New Toddlers Sunday School Class Starting - Details
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  UMW's Christmas Breakfast Brunch - Pictures
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    KiCKS - Kids in Christ Keep Shining
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 Jacksonville Area Food Center Items Continually Needed
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   ASL Interpreter at 10:45 Worship Services --  Details
   Informal ASL Classes Offered at Centenary - Details
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   Midwest Mission Dist. Center - Help Restock the Shelves
   List of Needed Schools Supplies
  Bibles for West Ghana, Africa - Love Packages Wrap-Up
  Centenary's Cancer Crusaders - Picture
           Certificate of Appreciation From ISD
Mortgage Burning Ceremony - Pictures

           Mother & Daughter Banquet - Pictures
           UMW's Salad Luncheon, Bazaar & Bake Sale - Pictures
           Donations from Centenary members to Redbird Mission
Push Pin Purple"If you would like to know more about-- or be a part of United Methodist Committee on Reliefthe United Methodist relief efforts around the globe, please click on the UMCOR image to visit their website.  UMCOR stands for "United Methodist Committee on Relief."
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Welcome to Centenary United Methodist Church's web site!  We invite you to look around our web site to become more familiar with the numerous opportunities for fellowship and worship that Centenary has to offer. If you're not currently a member of our church, we'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly services. And of course, feel free to reach out and contact our pastor.

We hope you and your family will have a warm and spirit-filled experience with us as we worship and fellowship together at our services, events, and ministries.

At this site, you will learn about Centenary, the wide array of program offerings and the many people who make up this loving church family.

Centenary is part of the LaMoine River District of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of the United Methodist Church. This district is formed of the eighty-eight congregations in the area bordered by the Mississippi River on the west and Route 136 on the north. The eastern boundary is mainly along route 267 (but also includes other communities such as Rushville and Carlinville) and Jerseyville to the south.

This western curve of the state has a rich tradition of Methodism with heritage that includes spiritual leaders like pioneer circuit rider Peter Cartwright and Peter Akers.

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As an indication of our efforts and commitment to accessibility for everyone, Centenary has taken special care to create a web site where all pages are accessible to all site visitors. We choose to promote accessible web design. As a result, Centenary's web site has been evaluated and meets those standards set forth in Section 508, WCAG 1.0 P1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Level 1, Priority 1).  You may click on the "W3C" graphic or the "Cynthia Tested" graphic for more detailed information.

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