April 20, 2018 G Chat

FOUNDER’S DAY
Founders Day is this Sunday!  Come hear a little about our history.  Read below a snippet by Thom McCague:
One of the oldest churches in Coweta County, Cokes Chapel was established in 1833 and named for Bishop Thomas Coke, who was instrumental in helping to establish the Methodist Church in the United States.  Meeting initially under a bush arbor located at the Burt Hill Farm, off Hwy 154 and Lower Fayetteville Road. The congregation soon moved into its first structure, a log cabin, to the present 7-acre site, deeded to the church trustees for a cost of $25 in 1842. Here they worshiped until 1850, when the present structure, built by prominent Newnan builders R.D. Cole Manufacturers, was erected behind the original log cabin for a cost of $1,100.  With a few changes and modern conveniences, the church remains much as it was in 1850.  The adjacent cemetery was located on the property before the church with its first headstone dating back to 1839, with Confederate and Union soldiers, blacks, and whites, buried side by side. 
 
CHURCH BBQ – THIS SUNDAY
Don’t forget to pick up your BBQ THIS SUNDAY.  Plates are $8 each.
 
HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE GRADUATES
Information Is Needed by Sunday, May 20th.  We will be recognizing our High School and College graduates during our worship services.  If you have a graduate, or to find out what information is needed, please email Kim Reindl at kreindl@cokeschapel.org. The DEADLINE for turning in this information is April 30th!
 
CONTAINERS / DISHES
There are several unclaimed dishes & containers left behind or forgotten in the Fellowship Hall kitchen.  Please check to see if any belong to you.  Those not claimed will be donated to One Roof.  Thank you.
 
 
 
REMINDER
Pastor Lisa will be out of the office April 30th through May 4th for the district training.  Please contact Lynda Hawkins at lyndawhawkins@gmail.com or 404-432-4517.
 
HOLLONVILLE OPRY SATURDAY NIGHT MUSICAL CELEBRATION
On Saturday night, May 5th, come enjoy some gospel, country, folk, bluegrass, Irish, 50’s music with our Cokes Chapel group, Tommy and Rita Godwin and Luke Beam. Two other bands will follow.
There is NO CHARGE for the Opry or the refreshments; however, a donation box is available for you to show your appreciation. Proceeds go to the upkeep of the building.
There is NO CHARGE for the bus which leaves Cokes Chapel at 5:30 sharp. Show starts at 6:30.
Come clap, sing, clog, dance, celebrate life! C U There! 
If you want to drive, take GA Hwy 362 to Hollonville; Opry is in the fork of the roads. Travel time from church is about 30 mins. (770 228-8238) 
For additional information see: Hollonvilleopry.com  or access  Hollonville Opry on Facebook 
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL
Current Sunday School Class* Locations at 10:10 am:
  • Eubanks                    Front room of Sanctuary
  • Fellowship                Fellowship Hall across street
  • Intergenerational    After School Room of CWC

 


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