ANNOUNCEMENTS – Do you have an announcement that you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email our announcements email at email@example.com to get the word out!!
Calling all 2017 Leadership!
Sunday, January 29 at the Providence UMC in Fayetteville, 3-6pm. A variety of workshops will
be offered during 2 sessions including- How to Build a Young Adult Ministry, Children’s
Ministry, Men’s Ministry, One Board Structure, Youth Ministry, Leadership Development, and
more. Please check the district website for a complete list of workshops and leaders.
Are you a chairperson, or leader of a work area? Is your name on the list attached below? Then you will want to be as prepared as possible to lead Cokes this year! Please make note of the district training, and plan to be there on January 29.
Effective leaders take advantage of training offered, garner information from others who have done their ministry area before, discern the potential needs of church and community and gather their team towards ministry goals. Cokes Chapel has effective leaders!
Advent Celebration and Sharing Breakfast!
Sunday, December 18th at 10:10-10:50 am
Contemporary Worship Center
Greetings from the Cokes Chapel Craft Corner – REMINDER!!!
Our next gathering will be on Saturday, December 3 in the Fellowship Hall from 10am to 2pm. For our December project, we will be making a wreath! You can make a Christmas wreath or an all occasion wreath. Cindy Cox will be teaching this class. We hope you will plan to attend. Please bring a snack to share and your own beverage.
Supply list to purchase in advance:
Wire wreath – any size (Michael’s, Hobby Lobby, Walmart, JoAnn’s) Mesh ribbon – any color at least 4″ to 5″ wide or wider Additional ribbon for a bow (optional)
Embellishments – Christmas ornaments, silk berries, pinecones, holly, or any other embellishments of your choosing
Pipe-cleaners (optional) Cindy said she has plenty
Glue gun (we’ll try to bring extras in case you do not have one)
If you have questions, you can contact me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE HAVE 54 ADULT PARTICIPANTS IN THE ADVENT STUDY!
Now is the time to order a fried or smoked whole turkey or turkey breast for Thanksgiving!! We will be taking orders until Saturday the 19th.
Fried or Smoked Turkeys are $ 35 each
Fried or Smoked Turkey Breasts are $ 25 each
2. Go to our online sign-up form at: http://www.123contactform.com/form-2306081/Online-Order-Form
3. Call the church office before Thursday with your order or call Blair Graydon direct at 678-850-8907.
NOW TAKING POINSETTIA ORDERS
HANGING OF THE GREENS, THIS SUNDAY!
Our Angel Trees are being set up on Sunday, November 20th in the Narthex and Contemporary Worship Center. Simply pull names from the tree and complete the sign-up sheet by the appropriate child’s name/wish list item. It is very important that we have your name by the gift that you select to purchase. All gifts should be wrapped, tagged with the child’s name and age, and returned by December 11th.
CALLING ALL ADULTS!!!—Sign-up Now for the Church-wide ADVENT STUDY!
How might you have felt if you were Zechariah or Elizabeth, Mary or Joseph? What if you had been an angel, a shepherd, or one of the wise men? In an innovative approach to the stories of Advent, we will be invited to become part of the events surrounding the birth of the Christ child. Each week, we will enter into the story for a while, exploring it from the perspective of its central figures.
This church-wide Advent study, “Taste and See,” will be offered to kids during Children’s Church, youth during Youth Group, and preached from on Sundays during Advent. Adults have the opportunity to participate by signing-up for one of the weekly adult classes listed below. Study: “Taste and See: Experiencing the Stories of Advent and Christmas,” by Jan Johnson Length: 4 Weeks Dates and Times: Sundays, Nov. 20th-Dec. 11th, 5:00-6:30 PM (Leader: Kim Reindl) OR Tuesdays, Nov. 22nd-Dec. 13th, 10:30-12:00 PM (Leader: Rev. Lisa Dempsey) OR Tuesdays, Nov. 22nd-Dec. 13th, 6:30-8:00 PM (Leader: Patty White) Cost: $8.00 per individual, couple, or family (Book Cost) To Register: Email Kim Reindl at email@example.com, OR Call Barbara Henderson at 770-253-6052
Registration DEADLINE: Sunday, November 13th
“KICK-OFF TO CONFIRMATION!”: INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES
If you are the parent of a young person, 6th grade through 12th grade, please save the date, Sunday, November 13th from 12:15-1:30 pm (lunch will be provided) for an informational meeting with Kim Reindl about the Youth Confirmation Class that is to start in January. You will want to attend this meeting about this important milestone opportunity in your child’s faith development! (PLEASE NOTE: This class is OPEN to ALL Youth, whether or not they have already been confirmed in the church.)
NOW TAKING POINSETTIA ORDERS
The United Methodist Women are taking orders for the poinsettias at this time. There are sign up sheets available at both services. Please indicate whether you are purchasing a plant in memory or in honor of a loved one and the name of that person. The plants will be placed in worship during the Christmas Season. The cost is $10/ea.
A day that our nation recognizes and honors those who have served our country in any of our Armed forces during peace and war times. Armed forces include Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and National Guard. Sunday, November 13, at 10:15, between our two worship services, Cokes Chapel will host a Veterans Day Recognition. We will raise our flag, sing, pray, read names, and sound a volley from the small cannon to mark this occasion. Everyone is invited to a reception following the service in the cafeteria off of the Contemporary Worship Center. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-253-6052
If you wish to make a monetary gift to support this year’s Thanksgiving Basket outreach, please make your checks out to Cokes Chapel UMC and mark Thanksgiving Baskets on the memo line. If you’d like to help assemble the baskets, please come to Fellowship Hall on Monday, November 21st at 8AM. Additional questions should be directed to Betsy Bagley, Nancy Vermilyea, or Caroline Huckaby. Thank you!
LAGRANGE DISTRICT UMM SHOE DRIVE
The UMM are collecting used, outgrown, ill-fitting, gently-worn, out-of-style, no longer needed/wanted men’s, women’s and kids’ shoes of any kind. They are supporting a local non-profit named Soaring High on Faith. There will be bins available at both worship services to drop off your donations. The collection runs to this Sunday, November 13th.