What's Happening This Week - June 14

GriefShare "Summer Sessions" will run every Monday, 10:00 AM until noon from May 13th to August 19th* in Room 206 at the church's office bldg located at 309 New St in New Bern. You can join us at any time. GriefShare is a support group for people who have lost a loved one: spouse, family member, relative or friend. It is open not only to Centenary members, but our entire community as well .... ALL ARE WELCOME!! If you know of someone who is hurting, please invite them. For more information, please contact Pam or Ron Bonina at 252-497-8489 or dadboni@outlook.com (*NOTE: no session on May 27th and June 17th)

Trip to the Israel and the Holy Land and a presentation of the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany in 2020.  Dr. Bob Whitley is leading a trip to visit the Holy Land in Israel and also to attend a presentation of the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany in August of 2020.  The Passion Play has been presented once every 10 years by the residents of Oberammergau since 1634. This once in a lifetime trip is being organized thorough Educational Opportunities Tours, (www.eo.travel) a prominent Christian tour company.  If there are any questions, please call Dr. Bob Whitley at 633-1560, email him at toothdoc@suddenlink.net or go to the EO website for information.


RCS Volunteers Needed: Food Pantry Volunteers needed on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Warehouse Volunteers are needed Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  A Community Kitchen Team (8-10 people) is needed on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Hours are 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM. A dishwasher is needed in the Community Kitchen on Tuesday & Thursday each week. (Hours 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM) Please contact Catherine Ackerman at 633-2767 (ext. 106) or cackerman@rcsnewbern.com with questions or to volunteer.


Red Cross Blood Drive-Thursday, June 27-12:00 PM—6:00 PM-Fellowship Hall. This drive is sponsored by Savannah Murphy and will help her earn an educational scholarship. The goal is 30 units. You can make an appointment at redcrossblood.org, then scroll down to the date, click on Centenary and set up your preferred time. Walk-ins are welcome also!!


Troop Support-Watch newsletters and bulletins for information about Centenary’s support for NC deployed troops. There will be troops deploying soon. Hal will let us know when and what will be needed.


We will welcome our new pastors on Sunday, June 30 immediately following the 11:00 worship service in the Fellowship Hall.


Many thanks to all of you for your help in making the reception for Susan and Rick a success! Together we can do so much. As we welcome our new ministers, please remember that the church continues t need your attendance, time, and financial support.

Kay Ragland

Centenary VBS

Kick off Party
TODAY—6/16/19 (12:30-2:30)
(Lunch, waterslide, games)


Monday, June 17— Thursday, June 20 (9:00-12:00)

If you have not registered, you may
register Monday morning at 9:00
in the Narthex.


Contact Amberharr@centenarychurch.com or 808-344-8254


This Week at Centenary:

  8:30 AM  Worship-Chapel
  8:50 AM  Xperience Worship
10:00 AM  Sunday School
11:00 AM  Worship

12:30 PM  VBS Kick-off


  9:00 AM  VBS

10:00 AM  GriefShare

  9:00 AM  VBS

  1:00 PM  Knitting Group

  6:30 PM  VBS Skating at Rollerland

  6:30 AM  Men’s Prayer Breakfast-Country Biscuit
  9:00 AM  VBS

12:00 PM  Wednesday Worship
  6:00 PM  Praise Team
  9:00 AM  VBS

  2:00 PM  Disaster Relief Task Force Meeting