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“Remembering, Ascending, and Preparing”

This Sunday is part of a special weekend in our nation, as we will on Monday remember those that lost their lives in service of our country. During Sunday’s service we will have a couple of moments of tribute for Memorial Day, as we remember those heroes.  Sunday is also “Ascension Sunday” on the Christian calendar, which is the Sunday that we as a church celebrate Christ’s ascension to the right hand of the Father. The ascension takes place on the Thursday before this Sunday, which is exactly forty days after Easter Sunday, and is customary to celebrate it on the Sunday after “Ascension Day”. The message will highlight the relevance of Christ’s ascension for our lives, while the service itself will support the duel themes of Memorial Day and the Ascension. It should be a wonderful time of worship!

Summer 5pm Services

This Sunday we will not have a 5pm Service, as we prepare to shift into a summer schedule for that service. We will maintain our regular 8:30 and 10:30 services weekly over the summer, but our 5:00 Service will meet only on the second and fourth Sundays of each month AND we are mixing it up a little bit. Here is the schedule: 

• June 11th – “Porch Worship”  

• June 25th – “Dinner Worship” 

• July 9th – “Picnic Worship” 

 • July 23rd – “Celebration Worship” 

This will mark the end of our “Summer Family Experience” – see below

Happenings

Sunday Services

8:30am

10:30am

5:00pm - Fellowship Hall - During June-July: will meet twice/month - read below

Sunday School For All Ages 09:15am

We are excited to be the host site for these summer camps, as we partner with Senseabilities, LLC to offer support to special needs families in our community! 

If you are interested in helping, please contact Susan Rowland email: cumckidzrock@gmail.com. No special training required. Spread the word! #ForCenterville


Church Meetings

United Methodist Men 

  • Meet first Tuesday at 6:30pm

United Methodist Women Circles

  • Miss Terry’s - meets every fourth Mondays at 6:30pm
  • Friendship - Meets every fourth Tuesdays at 7:00pm
  • Lynn-Pritchett - Meets every fourth Thursdays at 10:00am


“May into Summer: Changing It Up”

 May is always nice to celebrate end of the school year festivities (gatherings, graduations, etc), and then look ahead to the different pace of summer. I say “different” because I do not think of summer as a slower pace necessarily, just a different than the rest of the year. I look to take advantage of summer by doing things differently, and this summer I look forward to engaging in some unique opportunities as a church such as…   


Sunday School Progams

Our Sunday School Programs is one way we come and fellowship. Visit any one of of our adult, young adult and children’s program. We meet in between our services; starting around 9:15am every Sunday morning. You can get room locations and current Bible Studies by clicking on the class button under Sunday School list above. You can also contact our Church Office by phone or email for more information.

Summer Family Experience (July 20th – 23rd)

This summer we are going to try something different, and combine our VBS and Revival into one action packed experience. It is going to be like a VBS, revival, family reunion and homecoming all wound up in four days! We are calling it a “Summer Family Experience”, and the format will include a FREE meal, a short program for all ages, and then separate experiences for kids (VBS-style) and adults (Revival Worship-style). Mark your calendars, and plan to be a part of the fun!

Summer Book Group

For part of the summer, I am going to be offering a short-term book club (June 13th – July 11th) that will meet on Tuesdays from 11:30am – 12:30pm, as a “brown bag” lunch gathering. Anyone is welcome to join us in the Issues & Answers room, bring your own lunch, and come be a part of a discussion around the book Surprise the World by Michael Frost. The topics of Frost’s book will be the basis for our summer sermon series, and it will be great to explore these more in depth. You may order your own book online or you can write a check for $7 and note “summer book group” on the memo line by June 4th, and we’ll order one for you. Books will be available on Sunday, June 11th for pickup.  

Sunday Schools

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Christian Heritage

Beginning Sunday April 23d, we are studying "God Loves You: He always has, He always will" by Dr. David Jeremiah.  Love is one of the most written-about subjects in all of human history.  The Bible offers one truth about love not found anywhere else.  It is not a definition, but a way to measure love--a way to compare it to something permanent and perfect.  This study will focus on 10 dimensions of love as manifested  by the God who is love.  Join us!

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Ed Louge

Originally named “Issues & Answers”, we  have lively discussions about the Old and  New Testaments. Join us as we study, "Half Truths" by Pastor Adam Hamilton - a 5-week DVD series.  We are located on the second classroom on the left  when you enter the Church’s Administrative Wing.

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New Beginnings

What is God Like? For A. W. Tozer, there is no question more important. In fact,  Tozer's desire to know God and His fullness consumed his  entire life and ministry. Originally preached as sermons at Southside Alliance Church in  Chicago, this first volume of The Attributes of God examines  ten attributes of God. Steeped in Scripture and filled with the Spirit, Tozer preached  with striking clarity and power. The sense of his sermons  comes through on every page, bringing the Word of God to  bear upon you

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Pilgrim Class

The Pilgrim Class continues the Wondering through the Bible.  This is an in depth study done with humor and light refreshments. We have breakfast every 5th Sunday.  Everyone is welcome and there is no age requirement. We meet down the hall from Fellowship Hall.

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Seekers

In this class we are real, we make mistakes, we say I'm  sorry, we give second chances, we have fun, we give  hugs, we forgive, we do really loud really well, we are  patient, we love. We use various series of short-term books and videos  that are grounded in scripture to help us grow as  Christian disciples. The Seekers are led by Woody Davis.  All are welcome to visit any time, we’d love to have you!  Our class motto is “Love Wins!” and all God’s children  said amen.  GRACE HAPPENS HERE! We are located on the last classroom before the  Fellowship Hall

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Wesley Fellowship

We meet in the second room  on the right down the hall from the office entrance.   Don Schall teaches the class described as an excellent lesson "mini  sermon" each week.   We study the Adult Bible Studies, an official resource for The United  Methodist Church approved by the General Board of Discipleship and  published by Cokesbury.  Come join us each Sunday ... You will be glad you did.

Childrens Programs

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Grades 5-12

"The Yak Is Back" Our youth are constantly bringing new  life into our church, and we love it at Centerville UMC!

We have no more formal youth meetings for the year.   

Please make sure to check our Facebook page for more info on events throughout the summer for the youth to come hang out together!

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Kid Central

We utilize Orange Curriculum.  Orange is the combination of the colors Yellow, symbolizing  the church which is the light; and Red, symbolizing the  home which is the heart. For more info, feel free to check  out more info at http://www.whatisorange.org.

"Let us not become tired of doing good.  At the right time we will gather a crop if we don't give up." Gal 6:9 NIrV

For More Information

Email  our Children and Youth Director, Susan Rowland, cumckidzrock@gmail.com

or call the office.

additional Programs

Dulcimer Minsitry

We meet most Thursday evenings and we love to teach new people.

Pre-School Program

Our program has been in operation for over 20 years offering children appropriate play experiences which contribute to their physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development in a safe and nurturing Christian atmosphere. We use the Pinnacle Early Childhood Curriculum which is faith-based.

Quilting Ministry

“Made with loving hands, praying that God’s love will cover and comfort you like a quilt”

Scouting Pack 400

Has weekly den meetings, and a monthly pack meeting,

Youth Ministry

We reject the lie that students should be immature and irresponsible, resulting in them  being irrelevant to others; but rather, we challenge our students to live out the Gospel  in all aspects of life.  

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love to meet you during one of our Sunday Services.

Centerville United Methodist Church

600 North Houston Lake Rd., Centerville, GA 31028-1146, US

(478) 953-3090 | Fax (478) 953-4660

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Friday: 8:30am - 1:30pm