What's Happening This Week - November 9

There will be a special veterans’ recognition on Sunday at the 11:00 service.


GriefShare "Fall Sessions" are on Mondays from 10:00 AM until noon in Room 206, until December 17th. 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 to Centenary members and our community .... 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 


Habitat ReStore-Share our Mission by volunteering at our ReStore, according to your schedule. We have shifts available: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Wednesdays through Saturdays. ReStore proceeds go toward helping us build more homes. Call Evelyn Richards at 252-633-5512 to volunteer or donate.

Dealing with loss during the holidays as a result of hurricane Florence. Loss of treasured items full of holiday memories could make this Christmas difficult.  Presenting a Saturday morning seminar to help.  December 1st 9:30- noon, at Centenary.  Room to be determined. Facilitators are Pam Bonina and Pr. Barbara Bornemann. Covered will be: why the holidays could pose difficulty, tips to manage holiday emotions, and how to create a plan for the approaching holidays.  Registration is required by Monday Nov. 26th to Marshall: marshall@centenarychurch.com or 637-4181.This seminar is free.  If you know someone who has experienced loss after the hurricane, please invite them.  All are welcome.  


Centenary Charge Conference
Monday, November 19   7:00 PM   Garber UMC
Centenary Church Council members are expected to attend.
Centenary members are welcome to attend.


Altar Flowers-If you would like to put flowers on the altar in honor of or in memory of someone during 2018, please call the church office at 637-4181 to reserve your Sunday. Openings: December 2, 9.


Centenary Caring Cooks will be doing our annual fundraiser on Saturday, December 15th from 8am—noon. We will have our famous Cinnamon Rolls and Quiche for sale. There will be no preorders. First come, first serve on December 15th in the fellowship Hall. Save the date and come out and stock up for the holidays—great to pop in the freezer to enjoy during the holidays or for gift giving. Thank you to all for your generous support of our ministry! Because of your continued support, we will be able to donate the proceeds from this fundraiser to RCS.


Join Camp Don Lee for Sunday Dinner, November 18, December 2 and 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $16 for adults (13+ yrs old), $8.50 for children (5-12 yrs old), free for under 4 yrs old. $1 discount with your Sunday bulletin. Buffet style meal can include prime rib, “Don Lee fried chicken”, roasted turkey, lime crusted salmon, seasonal seafood, southern style vegetables, dessert, salad bar, tea, and coffee. The menu varies each week, but is sure to please! For more information: https://donleecenter.org/Sunday-dinner/  Reservations for groups of 8 or more should be made in advance by calling 252-249-1106, ext. 21 or email info@donleecenter.org


United Methodist Men will meet on Monday, November 12 at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. All Centenary men are invited to attend and enjoy a great meal and an interesting program. Please sign up on the reservation insert.


United Methodist Men’s Christmas Dinner-Monday, December 3-6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Price:  $30.00 per couple, $15.00 for one. Tickets may be purchased at the November meeting or in the church office.


United Methodist Women’s Christmas Brunch—Saturday, December 1 at 9:30 AM at New Bern Golf & Country Club. Tickets are $13.00 and may be purchased from circle leaders or in the church office.


Thanksgiving Sunday Book Tables-For the past two years, Centenarians have exceeded all expectations and shared the joy of reading with the students at Oaks Road Academy. We brought well over 500 books both years, for the children to choose and take home to read. It has been an exciting project for everyone involved! This year, we are asking you to bring books again on Thanksgiving Sunday, November 18, to place on the tables that will surround the altar rail at all three services. Please bring books that are appropriate for children ages 5-11 years old and place them on the tables when you come to church on the 18th. The books will be delivered to Oaks Road where the children will be able to choose the book that interests them the most.


This holiday season Centenary Music Ministry & Centenary Preschool

have teamed up to help

GIVE BACK to our local community

by sponsoring 12 Children who were affected by Hurricane Florence.


These families have suffered so much loss and damage, and we are hoping to come together and help relieve some of that burden by making Christmas a time of wonder and magic for the children!


Please be sure to stop by the bulletin board

on the preschool hallway:


         grab a “tag”

         purchase the item requested

         return the item with the tag attached


         Feel free to purchase an item from their lists of “Loves & Likes” and label it with the child’s name


These families would be extremely grateful for anything that you have to offer.

Every little bit helps when you have lost so much.


All gifts need to be turned in no later than November 30th

to the front office or preschool workroom.


Please contact Kat Muse 252-671-6460 or

Paul Saik 615-828-5111 for questions & information.


Thank You For Coming Together As A Church
And Helping Make Christmas Merry!


This Week at Centenary:

  8:30 AM  Worship-Chapel
  8:50 AM  Xperience Worship
10:00 AM  Sunday School
11:00 AM  Worship
  6:00 PM  Brices Creek Bible Study
10:00 AM  GriefShare
10:15 AM  Bible Study
  6:00 PM  United Methodist Men
  6:00 PM  Pack 13
  7:00 PM  Messiah rehearsal
  9:30 PM  Armor of God study
10:00 AM  Susan Miller Circle
  4:15 PM  Men’s Ensemble
  6:30 PM  Girl Scout leaders meeting
  6:30 PM  Carillon Choir
  7:00 PM  NAMI Support Group

  6:30 PM  Men’s Prayer Breakfast-Country Biscuit
12:00 PM  Wednesday Worship
  4:30 PM  Children’s Choir
  5:00 PM  Facilitator’s Meeting
  5:45 PM  Bible Study
  6:00 PM  Chapel Choir
  7:00 PM  Praise Team
  7:00 PM  Sanctuary Choir
  7:00 PM  Troop 13
  5:00 PM  Girl Scout Troop 4813
  7:00 PM  Downtown Bible Study
10:00 AM  Angry No More seminar