Welcome to Centenary United Methodist Church

Downtown Richmond, VA

Centenary United Methodist Church is a Reconciling Congregation, extending hospitality and encouraging full participation of all, regardless of age, race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, educational or economic background, and physical or mental ability.

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This Week at Centenary

Sunday, November 26

8:40 am - Informal Worship Service
10:00 am - Sunday School

11:00 am - Traditional Worship Service 

12:00 pm - Intergenerational Lunch

Dr. Bates will preach "Here’s What’s on the Final Exam" based on the scripture reading Matthew 25:31-46.

An Upcoming Event at Centenary

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Saturday, December 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Christmas Parade Open House: The Evangelism/Communications Committee is hosting an Open House at the church on the morning of the downtown Christmas Parade. We will be passing out coffee, hot cider, and cookies on the sidewalk outside the church as people walk to and from the parade. We will also be offering tours of the sanctuary and the bell tower for those who are interested.

Weekly Services

Our weekly services are open to all, regardless of age, race, gender, or sexual orientation. We invite you to attend any of our weekly worship services and encourage your full participation.

  • Informal Worship Service: Sunday @ 8:40am
  • Sunday School (all ages): Sunday @ 10am
  • Traditional Worship Service: Sunday @ 11am

Childcare is offered during all Sunday services.

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Upcoming Events

Learn more about all of our upcoming events and programs by viewing our calendar:


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Get Involved

We offer several programs for children, youth, and adults. Our arts programming includes the visual and performing arts, as well as instrumental and choral music. These programs are open for all to participate and enjoy. Come be a part of this exciting and lively community!

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