Holy Week Updates

Holy Week services were mentioned at the March 30 Administrative Council meeting. It was announced that Terri Benz, Kevin Hinkle and Pastor Mel will be presenting abbreviated online worship for theses services. Worship Chair, Terri Benz, announced that Centenary’s official full Easter Service will be held the first Sunday the...

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Mid Week Update/Devotion 4/1/2020 “Wait”

Mid Week Update/Devotion 4/1/2020 “Wait” We will get to the Mid-Week devotion in a moment. I have a few announcements first. UPDATES: • The Centenary Administrative Council met March 30 and made the following decisions. All Sunday services in April have all been moved to the online church. This includes...

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Pastor’s Mid Week for March 25, 2020

Pastor’s Mid Week Updates 3-25-2020 How are you holding up? Have we gotten to stir crazy yet? Are you well past that stage? As for me, I’ve been writing a lot, working on these video messages. I’ve spent time looking at the worship schedule for the rest of this year...

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April Messenger will be online only

The April 2020 Messenger will be available online only. Due to the Shelter in Place order there will be no staff available to print, fold and mail a hardcopy of the newsletter. For members who do not have email accounts, the office will make plans to send by USPS. You...

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Stay active with UMW March Activity

March Communing with God Activity Participate in a Nature Scavenger Hunt, make a list of items you might find in nature and look for them while out walking. Read and meditate on Scripture. Psalm 96:11-12 – Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and...

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Salad Luncheon cancelled, Quilt Show postponed

The United Methodist Women’s Spring Salad Luncheon, Bazaar, and Bake Sale which was scheduled for April 1, has been canceled since it is not safe to have large gatherings at this time.  Hopefully, we can reschedule later.   Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana has postponed their annual Quilt Show which...

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Pastor Mel’s Mid Week Update for March 18

Good afternoon, it’s Wed., March 18. We have had a couple of days to come to terms with a new reality. I have a devotion, some updates and a few announcements for you today. First, the announcements; The SPRC sent a recommendation to the Ad Council and it was approved...

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Coronavirus Cancels Centenary Worship Services

This week the Administrative Board voted to cancel ‘in-person’ worship services until the end of April, 2020. A decision will be made as what direction we need to go based of information from local government and health officials. I need to remind you that the church’s financial responsibilities still need...

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