Worship Oppommities in Advent and
The Advent and Christmas seasons provide opportunities to Worship and celebrate in special ways and with special messages that help us remember the true "reason for the season.” What a great time to reconnect with your faith community, share in meaningful worship experiences, and invite neighbors, friends, and family members to share them with you!
Dec. 1-15' Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 2:1-5;
Dec. 1 — Decorating Party at 4 p.m., followed
by a light supper
Dec. 8 — 2'“! Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 11:1-10;
Dec. 15 - 3"‘ Sundav of Advent: Isaiah 3s=1-10;
Dec. 15- “Advent Lessons and Carols Service”
sponsored by the Bath Area "Ministers’ Association, 4 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, with vocal & bell choirs from each church.
Dec. 22 - 4"‘ Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 7:13-15;
Tuesday, December 24
5:00 p.m.~ Candlelight Service of Lessons & Carols with Praise Team & Special Music
7:30 p.m. ~ Candlelight Service of Lessons & Carols with Vocal Choir & IesuBells
Sunday, Dec. 29 ~ One Service: 10:00 a.m. Christmas Carol Sing
The Bath Community Clothes Closet at Centenary United Methodist Church will again be providing winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves for both children and adults to families in the Bath area this winter. We are in need of winter coats in good condition, especially children’s sizes and extra-large men and women’s sizes, as well as boys pants. Donations can be dropped off at the church (tote provided by back door) or call 607-776-3434 for pick up.
Donations to the Memorial Committee in the month of October were made in Memory of Tim Fuller, Ken Silvy, Harry Beeman, Kitty Ormsby, and Norma Haskins. And a donation was made for Memorials to the Memorial Committee.
REMINDER TO OUR SNOWBIRDS
Piease let our Chrch Secretary know" when" you expect to» leave for warmer weather. We will be able to send the Newsletter to you if you give us your address. Just give_Rose a call at 776-3434. if you put a "stop" on your mail here and/or have it forwarded to you, because the Centurion is sent by bulk mail. it will be returned by the postal service to the church and we will be charged up to 55¢ or more per newsletter.
Have a wonderful winter!
United Methodist Women
The next meeting of the U.M.W. is Tuesday, December 17th. This will be a special Christmas meeting. A pot-luck dinner will be held at noon. Spouses and friends are invited. Program by Thelma Buckle andCheryl Muller.
The January, 2020 meeting will be held on the 21“.