Welcome to Centenary United Methodist Church

JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS

Since 1821
“We are believers in Christ who gather to PRAISE God, GROW and SERVE.”
Traditional Service: Sundays at 8:15 a.m.   |   Contemporary Service: Sundays at 10:45 a.m.

Latest News

  • Thanksgiving Messages and Music

    Pathway To Thanksgiving 2021 by the Jacksonville Area Council of Churches For 2021, the Jacksonville Area Conference of Churches is transforming its traditional Community Thanksgiving...

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  • Trunk or Treat returns

    Sunday, October 31 saw the return of Centenary’s Trunk or Treat. Community and church families came out with their children dressed in Halloween costumes to...

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  • Sign up now for Advent Bible Study

    Advent Bible Study still available The Heart that  Grew Three Sizes by Matt Rawle Wednesday Nights during Advent December 1, 8, 15 & 22 7:00...

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  • Centenary hosts Illinois College Football Team

    On Thursday, August 19 at 5:30 p.m. a group of volunteers gathered in the church pavilion to provide a meal for the Illinois College Football...

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  • Bicentennial Celebration News and Updates

    Bicentennial activities postponed until October 15 – 16, 2022 With heavy hearts, the Centenary Administrative Council has decided to postpone the Bicentennial Celebration until next...

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  • Bell Tower Project Underway

    In celebration of Centenary’s 200-year history, For Heavens Sake Circle, with the approval of the Trustees, has undertaken a bell project. At the East State...

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  • Fox Trust Form Available

    Attached is the Fox Trust application form. Please print a copy, fill in all applicable information and return it to Centenary UMC 331 East State...

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