We are Glad you are Here!

We are a diverse congregation with a rich history. The church began as an Evangelical Brethren congregation who built our current building in 1900. Today, as part of the United Methodist Church, our members have a strong faith in Jesus Christ and we live it out in the missions of mercy.

Join us for Worship!

Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for Traditional Worship Service with organ, choir, hymns, and preaching by one of our clergy. Join us the First Sunday of every month for Holy Communion.

Our Address:

8 W 2nd St, Frederick, MD 21701

Our Pastor

Rev. Deb Linton

Thank you for visiting our website, my name is Debra Linton and I have been serving as Lead
Pastor since 2016. A graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary, I began my ministry in 2008 as a
Pastor within the United Methodist Church. My passions are reflected within the Social Justice
programs initiated at Centennial. Recently, while I was, completing my CPE Education at
Frederick Hospital, I became involved with a new initiative, “Faith and Health”. A launch by the
hospital, this is an effort to collaborate the hospital and community worship hubs to utilize the
most effective means to distribute health care in the event of another health crisis such as

Please plan to visit the next time you are in Frederick and experience the vast changes that
have taken place at the church. Older programs have been replaced with new initiatives, most
notably the development of the Centennial Early Learning Center. A Center serving children
ages 2-5, open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. At this time many families
form a predominantly International student body. I invite you to visit our website at
Centennialcenter.org for pictures and more information. The school has earned an Excel rating,
and is MSDE licensed. A scholarship program is available so that no child is turned away for
financial reasons. Additionally the Center accepts Maryland State vouchers
Another new mission direction has developed in conjunction with the increased demand of
incoming refugee families and individuals to the Frederick area. The church provides spiritual
support, pastoral care, open doors to our new neighbors from Ukraine, Russian, Afghanistan,
and Spanish speaking countries throughout the world. We offer household items, kitchen
essentials, beds and bedding and toiletries, The clothing pantry offers coats, boots, and
children’s essential outerwear. This ministry welcomes all donations of slightly used clothing,
boots and outdoor foot wear.

Centennial Church, where mission meets mercy, is open and active every day of the week.
Sunday’s, The United Methodist Congregation celebrates traditional worship at 10:30 a.m.
Holy Communion is the first Sunday of every month including Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday,
and Easter Sunday. We invite you to join your voice along with ours, singing favorite hymns
with our choir, led by our gifted organist, accompanied by pianist.

Currently our Mission Center hosts the Learning Center Pre-School, the Iglesia Adventista del
Septimo Dia Canaan,(services conducted in Spanish) 9:00 a.m.- 12:30pm, 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Youth
Group and a new worship group, Международная христианская община «Оазис» – (Oasis
International Christian Community) Christian Initiative moving from Montgomery County.
Worship services – Sunday 12:00 p.m., followed by fellowship and lunch. Holy Communion on
the first Sunday of each month. Services held in Russian.

Pastor Deb Linton

Our Care Ministries

Early Learning Center

Centennial Early Learning Center is committed to providing quality early childhood education that can be measured in terms of curriculum, concepts and practices. Scholarships are available.

Clothing Pantry

Our clothing pantry is open to all that are in need, please call ahead to book an appointment.

Pastoral Counseling

Our Pastor is a Board Certified Chaplain available by appointment. Call the church for an appointment, our click here.

The Refugee Welcoming Committee

We welcome all refugees and partner with several non-profits to assist refugees with clothing, household items, and community and spiritual support.

Come Join Us!

Get in touch today to find out how you can get involved!