Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events and Happenings at Waterford Central United Methodist Church

Ash Wednesday Worship Service – Sanctuary

A Service of Ashes Message: Pass Me Not – The Vision of Lent. Pastor Jack Mannschreck. This message will begin our 2022 Season of Lent by talking about the restored vision of the blind beggar, Bartimaeus.  The hymn, Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior (UMH # 351) is the inspiration for this series of messages... View Event

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Message: Pass Me Not - Healing Times Two - Pastor Jack Mannschreck. This story fits so well into our theme of Pass Me Not as Jesus is on his way to heal a little girl, the daughter of a synagogue leader, he is touched by a woman who has hemorrhaged for 12 years.  She is... View Event

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Message: Pass Me Not - Who Can Be Saved? This is the story of the Rich Young Ruler who is faithful in keeping the “rules of faith” but perhaps not the intent of those rules – which is tending and caring for our relationships with God and others. This is a message that is difficult... View Event

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Message: Pass Me Not – The Profession of Peter In the region of Caesarea Philippi, where there is evidence of many different religions from paganism to Judaism and temples to the Greek Emperors, Jesus asked about his identity and who people say that he is.  Jesus further presses the issue to ask who the disciples... View Event

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Message: Pass Me Not – Christ for All Humanity. Pastor Jack Mannschreck. Here is a request from a centurion, a commander of 100 men, who tells Jesus that he is not worthy to receive help from him, but makes his request anyway. The Centurion asked that Jesus heal his servant/slave who is in distress. Jesus... View Event

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Message: Pass Me Not – The Parables of Not Passing By Others This message is about Jesus’ words and the power of His teachings.  Jesus did not pass by others who needed healing and wholeness.  Through the Parable of the Good Samaritan Jesus teaches us that we should not pass by others in need.  The... View Event

Palm Sunday Worship Service

Message: Pass Me Not – The Names We Claim This Palm Sunday as we celebrate Christ’s triumphant ride into the City of Jerusalem and call upon Jesus as the Son of David and we shout Hosanna which means save us, we ought to consider the importance of another name – Christopher.  Christopher would have been... View Event

Maundy Thursday Service – Sanctuary

Message: Pass Me Not – Except for Peter! Jesus girded himself to prepare to wash the feet of his disciples, but Peter resisted saying to Jesus, “You will never wash my feet.”  Jesus countered, “Unless  I wash you, you have no share with me.”  Peter then wanted to be completely washed, but again Jesus counters... View Event

Good Friday Service – Sanctuary

Message: Pass Me Not – On Second Thought Of all the time you might want to be passed over, Peter certainly would have wanted to have those around Caiaphas’ house to ignore him.  Instead, they insisted that he was one of Jesus’ disciples.  This time, Peter was not passed by but rather was asked to... View Event

Easter Sunday Worship Service

Message: Pass Me Not – Stay With Us The story of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus is the ultimate time in which the two followers were anxious to have a stranger stay with them, to enter their home, and then to their surprise discovered that the “stranger” was the risen Jesus.  This... View Event

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Message: Rev. Cora Glass Preaching Order of Worship Scripture: Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Special Music: Walk Together, Children - arr. Moses Hogan - Covenant Choir Bulletin Inserts: Rummage Sale Flyer Rummage Sale Volunteer and Donation Information Arina Piano Duo Four Hands Recital Children’s Bulletins: Younger  Children’s Bulletin (3+ years) Older Children’s Bulletin (7+ years) Join Us Online!... View Event

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Message: The Bread of Life - Part One: So... What Do You Want to Eat? This is the first in a three-part series on what Jesus as the Bread of Life. Jesus didn't come to help people get what they want; he came to be what they want. He came to be the food that... View Event

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Message: The Bread of Life - Part Two: Meaningless Munchies or the Messiah Meal? Instead of meaningless munchies like the cheese curls, popcorn, and potato chips of Christian living, Jesus offers a food that endures for eternal life/ The problem is that Jesus can be difficult to swallow - his teachings are difficult and his... View Event

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Message: The Bread of Life - Part Three: Whole Foods for Wholeness, In this passage from John's sixth chapter, people are deciding whether or not they can really follow Jesus. Jesus is certainly the bread of life, however, people have had enough "bread" and they push away from the table and leave. The key text... View Event

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Central Cafe – Fellowship Hall A

Central Cafe Thursday evening dinner served 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  It’s a great place to gather for all of the Church family and is convenient for families in the various worship arts and study programs that meet on Thursday evenings.  Kitchen volunteers are always needed and eat for free!  If you would like to... View Event

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Moms Connect – Parlor & Zoom

Moms Connect Meets Every Two Weeks on Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am Beginning October 7 Leader: Rainy Stephenson - rainstep@aol.com Enjoy meaningful conversation, laughter, and friendship as you're supported in your journey through mom-hood.  All moms welcome! This fall's curriculum will use how Are You Feeling, Momma? (You don't need to say, "I'm Fine") by Shelby Spear... View Event

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Oakland County Chess Club (OCCC) – Fellowship Hall B

Join fellow chess enthusiasts for an afternoon of chess. This is an “open house” format, so come and go as you please during the three hours. Meetings will be held monthly. All skill levels and ages are welcome, even if you've never played but would like to learn. Meets on the first Sunday of the... View Event

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Keller-Fitz Book Study Group – Zoom

  This is an adult group dedicated to continuing faith development and spiritual growth beyond what we learned as children. We welcome church members and non-members alike, and the impact of our reading /discussion leads to external ministry. This ministry is for all adults ready for mature faith development and opportunities to live their faith.... View Event

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Message: Scripture: Special Music:   Bulletin Inserts: Children’s Bulletins: Younger  Children’s Bulletin (3+ years) Older Children’s Bulletin (7+ years) Join Us Online! Click here to go directly to the Livestream. Hop on a few minutes early. If you’re having trouble, leave a comment and we’ll help out. Let us know you worshiped by filling out the online Connection... View Event