G Chat 6-15-17

 

LIVE STREAMING

Each Sunday at 11:00am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week.  Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org.  ‘See’ you there!

All sermons from the 9:00am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11am) are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.

VISION 11 meeting – Is canceled for this Sunday.

TRAINING on CPR/AED: you can save a life!

Training on how to use the CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator) will be held on Tuesday, June 27th at 7:00 8:30pm in the Contemporary Worship Center.   The Trustees need several folks trained on how to use this life saving equipment in the event of an emergency.  Training is offered at a discounted rate (through the Scouts) of $5.00 per person and includes the certification. Training is limited to 50 participants. 

Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 20th. Contact Lara McCarthy for more information or to register.  blrnycstl@earthlink.net   home 678-423-9881; cell 678-548-2670.

 

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN SUMMER PICNIC

Wednesday, June 21st at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall.  Turkey and ham will be provided along with ice cream for dessert with lots of toppings.  Please bring a “picnic” type dish to share.  A head count is needed so they will know how many to prepare for.  For more information contact Joyce Harman at joharman44@gmail.com. 

UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING

On July 22nd the LaGrange District will be providing training for current and potential mission team leaders.  The training provides information & networking necessary to be successful in planning and leading a mission team, whether local, regional, or international.  Training will be held at the Turin United Methodist Church at 20 Longstreet Ave., Turin, GA  30289 and will start at 9am and will last until approximately 1pm.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY

1 box spaghetti noodles      16oz bag egg noodles

26oz spaghetti sauce            15oz can corn

15oz can green beans          15oz cab if ANY other vegetable

16oz box of crackers            10oz can soup

1 box cereal                             5oz can tuna or ANY canned meat

16oz bag rice                         16oz pork & beans

7oz macaroni & cheese

1 small jar peanut butter or jelly mixed fruit, peaches, pears

 SOME ARE CALLED, SOME ARE SENT

At Cokes Chapel, we are all called!  God has something for each of us to do to build up the Kingdom of God.  We are blessed with connections to two very special couples who have been called to serve beyond their own community, into the world.

Allie and David Houles have committed to a five-year term at Blessing Home in Pattaya in Thailand.  Allie is the daughter of Jerri and Mickey Statham and attended Cokes Chapel as a youth.

Amanda and Matt Hadden are serving the Oglala Lakota people in South Dakota.  Amanda is the granddaughter of Sandy and Pete Cavender.

Your Ad Council recently approved our plan to support both couples this year.  Since their funding is not a budgeted expense, Outreach/Mission has plans for some fundraising events to raise the pledged amount.  Outreach is hosting a dinner/silent auction on August 11th to kick-off funding the Houles’ and Hadden’s. Mark your calendars, and stay tuned for more opportunities to give your support.
 
We are not all called to go, but we can send these special folks in the name of Cokes to do this holy work. Pray now, for them, for us as we begin our fundraising to support them.  Want to help with auction/gift baskets, donate something, or other?  Contact Betsy Bagley: ebbagley@gmail.com 

SAVE THE DATE A mission dinner/silent auction is planned for August 11THto kick off funding our two couples. Mark your calendars, and then stay tuned for more opportunities to give your support.

 

ABOVE AND BEYOND

Cokes Chapel regularly has “special offering’s” for outside organizations and United Methodist programs/ministries. Every special offering is important.  Thank you for your generous giving!  Please consider these requests as “above and beyond” your regular tithe.  Your regular, steady giving is so important in the day to day financial picture.  If you cut back your giving to benefit a special offering, it affects the steady flow we strive to maintain.

Thank you for all you do, and for your continued support of God’s work at Cokes Chapel. You are a generous community in every way.  Every gift counts! Thank you for yours!

 

Remember to shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price of eligible items to Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church Inc. Here is the link smile.amazon.com/ch/27-0283202 to sign up.

 

 



G Chat June 8, 2017

ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPECIAL OFFERING 2017: MINISTERIAL EDUCATION FUND
The Ministerial Education Fund has helped thousands of men and women become pastoral leaders in The United Methodist Church. Chances are seminary students from your congregation or the pastor of your church was a recipient of MEF. It is nurtured and funded by United Methodists to provide scholarships to seminary and undergraduate students, course-of-study for local pastors, and license to preach school.
 
Aligning with the theme of the 2017 Annual Conference, “Show Your Work: Worship That Inspires Action,” this fund is one way United Methodists can show our support to those called to serve as clergy. Together we can help minimize debt of N. GA. United Methodists beginning in ministry.
 
MEF is a general church apportioned fund of which 25% is retained by our conference. But 100% of the giving to the Annual Conference Special Offering will go to United Methodist seminary and course of study students in the N. GA. Conference.
Please give generously to the 2017 Annual Conference Special Offering. One person from each local church will present a check during the Service of Remembrance on Wednesday, June 14th, at 2:00pm.
 
Please make checks payable to Cokes Chapel and note M.E.F. Fund #1147 – Annual Conference Special Offering, Ministerial Education Fund.
TRAINING ONCPR/AED: YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE
Training on how to use the CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator) will be held on Tuesday, June 27th at 7:00 – 8:30pm in the Contemporary Worship Center. The Trustees need several folks trained on how to use this life saving equipment in the event of an emergency.
 
Training is offered at a discounted rate (through the Scouts) of $5.00 per person and includes the certification. Training is limited to 50 participants. Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 20th. Contact Lara McCarthy for more information or to register. blrnycstl@earthlink.net home 678-423-9881; cell 678-548-2670
 
GOOD OLD GOSPEL SINGING
On July 9th we are having a combined service featuring “Good old Gospel Singing”.  We would like for you to share your favorite old hymns with us and we will try to sing them.  You can let us know your request by responding to this G-Chat or by putting it in the offering plate.  It should be great fun and a wonderful blessing!!!
UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING
On July 22nd the LaGrange District will be providing training for current and potential mission team leaders. The training provides information & networking necessary to be successful in planning and leading a mission team, whether local, regional, or international. Training will be held at the Turin United Methodist Church at 20 Longstreet Ave., Turin, GA 30289 and will start at 9am and will last until approximately 1pm.
ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY
1 box spaghetti noodles
16oz bag egg noodles
26oz spaghetti sauce
15oz can corn
15oz can green beans
15oz can if ANY other vegetable
16oz box of crackers
10oz can soup
1 box cereal
5oz can tuna or ANY canned meat
16oz bag rice
16oz pork & beans
7oz macaroni & cheese
1 small jar peanut butter or jelly mixed fruit, peaches, pears
 
SOME ARE CALLED, SOME ARE SENT
At Cokes Chapel, we are all called! God has something for each of us to do to build up the Kingdom of God. We are blessed with connections to two very special couples who have been called to serve beyond their own community, into the world.
Allie and David Houles have committed to a five-year term at Blessing Home in Pattaya in Thailand. Allie is the daughter of Jerri and Mickey Statham and attended Cokes Chapel as a child.
Amanda and Matt Hadden are serving the Oglala Lakota people in South Dakota. Amanda is the granddaughter of Sandy and Pete Cavender.
The Outreach Committee plan to support these two couples and the Ad Council has given their approval for the plan. This is not a budgeted expense, so the committee plans to have fundraisers during the year to raise the pledged amount.
 
SAVE THE DATE
A mission dinner/silent auction is planned for August 11TH to kick off funding our two couples. Mark your calendars, and then stay tuned for more opportunities to give your support.
We are not all called to go, but we can send these special folks in the name of Cokes to do this holy work. Pray now, for them, for us as we begin our fundraising to support them. Questions? Contact Betsy Bagley: ebbagley@gmail.com.
 
ABOVE AND BEYOND…
Cokes Chapel regularly has “special offering’s” for outside organizations and United Methodist programs/ministries. Every special offering is important. Thank you for your generous giving! Please consider these requests as “above and beyond” your regular tithe. Your regular, steady giving is so important in the day to day financial picture. If you cut back your giving to benefit a special offering, it affects the steady flow we strive to maintain.
 
Thank you for all you do, and for your continued support of God’s work at Cokes Chapel. You are a generous community in every way. Every gift counts! Thank you for yours!

LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week. Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org. ‘See’ you there!

All sermons from the 9:00am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11 am) are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.
 
CARDS RECEIVED
 
Dear Cokes Chapel Friends,
Thank you so much for the money for my Italy mission trip! I’m so excited to share God’s love with the children of Italy!
Katie Earle

To: Cokes Chapel U.M.C.,
Thank you so much for your prayers – your gifts to us – your thoughts for us – your love – We love all of you – you’re Cokes Chapel – you are our loves.
Joe & Lib Todd



G Chat June 2, 2017

 
COKES CHAPEL YOUTH – POOL PARTY
Our normal Youth Meeting on Sunday  June 4th at 5pm will be held at Pastor Lisa’s POOL!  Be sure to join us as we kick off a great summer in our youth ministry!
 
MISSIONARIES
We are excited to begin our supporting partnerships with two new missionary families with relatives in our own congregation!  Be sure to check our G Chat next week and bulletin announcements to learn more!!  
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there!

All sermons from the 9:00am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11am) are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.

LUNCH BUNCH – BIG JOE’S TYRONE
On Thursday, June 8th.  Located in front of the Legacy Theatre, 1158 Senoia Rd., Tyrone, GA.  Those interested in carpooling are urged to meet at the church parking lot before 11am.  Contact Wanda Moore (770) 318-1183 or mickmoore1942@gmail.com
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TRAINING ON CPR/AED: YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE!
Training on how to use the CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator) will be held on Tuesday, June 27th at 7:00 – 8:30pm in the Contemporary Worship Center.   The Trustees need several folks trained on how to use this life saving equipment in the event of an emergency. Training is offered at a discounted rate (through the Scouts) of $5.00 per person and includes the certification. Training is limited to 50 participants.  Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 20th. Contact Lara McCarthy for more information or to register.  blrnycstl@earthlink.net
 home 678-423-9881; cell 678-548-2670
 
UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING
On July 22nd the LaGrange District will be providing training for current and potential mission team leaders.  The training provides information & networking necessary to be successful in planning and leading a mission team, whether local, regional, or international.  Training will be held at the Turin United Methodist Church at 20 Longstreet Ave., Turin, GA  30289 and will start at 9am and will last until approximately 1pm.
 
ABOVE AND BEYOND…
Cokes Chapel regularly has “special offering’s” for outside organizations and United Methodist programs/ministries. Every special offering is important.  Thank you for your generous giving!  Please consider these requests as “above and beyond” your regular tithe.  Your regular, steady giving is so important in the day to day financial picture.  If you cut back your giving to benefit a special offering, it affects the steady flow we strive to maintain.

Thank you for all you do, and for your continued support of God’s work at Cokes Chapel. You are a generous community in every way.  Every gift counts! Thank you for yours!

AMAZON SMILE FOUNDATION
Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon that donates 0.5% of your purchase price of eligible items to a charitable organization that YOU select.  Next time you are ready to shop at Amazon, type in smile.amazon.com, and set it as one of your “favorites” or “bookmark”.  Once the website opens, under the search window, click on “Supporting” and you can designate “Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church, Inc. as your charitable organization.  
 
LUTHERSVILLE FOOD PANTRY
Our visit and lunch at the Senior Center has been changed from June 15th to Wednesday, June 14th.  If you would like to go, please sign up and meet at the church at 9:30am. If you have any questions, please contact Betsy Bagley.   –
 
SPECIAL OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY
Please give generously to the 2017 Annual Conference Special Offering.  One person from each local church will present a check during the Service of Remembrance on Wednesday, June 14th, at 2:00pm. Please make checks payable to the North Georgia Conference and note Fund #1147 – Annual Conference Special Offering, Ministerial Education Fund.

The Ministerial Education Fund has helped thousands of men and women become pastoral leaders in The United Methodist Church. Chances are seminary students from your congregation or the pastor of your church was a recipient of MEF. It is nurtured and funded by United Methodists to provide scholarships to seminary and undergraduate students, course-of-study for local pastors, and license to preach school.

Aligning with the theme of the 2017 Annual Conference, “Show Your Work: Worship That Inspires Action,” this fund is one way United Methodists can show our support to those called to serve as clergy. Together we can help minimize debt of North Georgia United Methodists beginning in minis- try.

MEF is a general church apportioned fund of which 25 percent is retained by our conference. But 100 percent of the giving to the Annual Conference Special Offering will go to United Methodist seminary and course of study students in the North Georgia Conference.

 

 



G Chat May 19, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!
Ashley Breann Clayton, grandchild of Bert & Esther Lyons, graduating from Savannah Christian Preparatory School and will attend FetlermanSchool of Nursing in Toccoa Falls College, GA
 
Katie Elizabeth Earle, grandchild of Floyd & Donna Collins, graduating from Eagles Nest Christian Home Educators Assoc. and will attend Southern Union  in Wadley, Alabama
 
Ryan Kennedy , son of Bill & Susan Kennedy, graduating from East Coweta High School/Central Education Ctr. Ryan received three scholarships:
Newnan Shriners in the amount of $500.00
Newnan Coweta Board of Realtors in the amount of $1500.00
Turin Antique Tractor Association in the amount of $2000.00
Ryan will be attending Gordon State College for two years and transfer to Georgia Southern for Structural Engineering.
 
Emily Maighread Lyons, grandchild of Bert & Esther Lyons, graduating from Mount Carmel Academy, Metairie, LA and will attend the Savannah College of Art & Design in Savannah, GA.

Emily Tomasi, daughter of Bill & Annette Tomasi, graduating from Kennesaw State University with a major in dance.

Brent Wray, grandson of Susan Todd and great grandson of Joe & Lib Todd, graduated from the University of West Georgia with a degree in accounting.
 
What is “Vision-11”?
Recently a group of folks from the 11:00 worship began a discernment process to address the changing dynamics of our 11:00 worship. Folks have moved on, and we are at a crossroads in addressing how we will move forward, to be effective in worship, discipleship, and outreach. Vision-11 is our prayerful process to allow God to lead our ministry discernment and path. Two weeks ago, we began our first of a series of prayer times.
Vision-11 team is reflecting on a specific topic in prayer, listening and meeting for 30-minutes for 4 weeks to seek God’s leading. On June 11, Rev. Tonya Morris, NGA Connectional Ministries will join us, or worship and prayer, and prepare us for a Saturday Vision-11 Retreat on Saturday, July 8 from 9-2.
Thank you to Brian Smith, Keith Simpson, Betsy Bagley, Jack Dempsey, Velda Graydon, Brenda Hanes, Mike and Patty White, Faith and Doug Genovese, Jerri Statham, Cindy & Craig Cox, Bobby Kirk, Meghan McMullan and Kim Reindl. What a great team!! Great things are happening! Please join in prayer discernment the week of May 14 as we listen to what God is telling us about “Who is our neighbor? Who should we reach out to in our community”?
 
FUNDRAISING EVENT!!! THIS SUNDAY
BBQ will be held on Sunday, May 21st after the worship service from 12:00-2:30 pm. Cost is $8.00 donation per plate.
 
SUMMER CLEANING
Many of you know that the special education students from East Coweta High School clean our church and fellowship hall as part of their outreach and domestic training education. With summer break coming soon, we need a few volunteers who can take up the cleaning duties until school is back in session in August. Please contact Blair Graydon at 678-850-8907 or by email at blair@graydonsales.com.
 
SHORELINE CAMP
There are 10 spots open to kids (and adult chaperones) for the Shoreline Camp at West Point Lake the week of July 9th through the 14th for rising 3rd through 9th grades. The Children’s Ministry will be holding a fundraising event to help defray the costs. If you would like more information, please contact Bobby Kirk (bkirk@cokeschapel.org or call 404-512-8890) for more details.
 
MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE
Deadline of May 25th – Submit names of your family/friends that died in active military service to the church office or email Thom McCague at thommc49@gmail.com. There will be a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony at
10:10 am on Sunday, May 28th at the cemetery flagpole. Deceased service members will be honored by reading names, sharing prayer, song, and firing cannon salutes.
 
MILITARY PROJECT
Giving back to those that protect our freedoms in the USA – A small group of 8 soldiers from the 124th MPAD (Military Public Affairs Detachment) from the GA Army National Guard is deploying for a 12-month tour the beginning of July. They are having a Yellow Ribbon ceremony with their families in Peachtree City on Saturday, June 17th.

The Cokes Chapel Outreach Committee wanted to offer our gratitude and show some kindness to this group of soldiers. We are taking up an offering to put together bags for them — with supplies, snacks, and inspirational reading they can use while traveling, and we will present these gifts at the ceremony.

The Military Offering will be taken on Memorial Day Sunday, May 28th. Please give to show our gratitude for their service to our country. 

TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Don’t forget your church continues to operate even in the summer! You can give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or simply mail your check to the church office (4096 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Sharpsburg, GA 30277).
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! All sermons from the 9:00am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11am) are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.


G Chat May 12, 2017

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
This Friday Night at 7 pm in the Contemporary Worship Center.  All ladies are invited to join us for an evening of Celebration of all the wonderful things that you do for the people around you!  Your actions are noticed and supply a Butterfly Effect as others want to serve and love like you do!

VISION  11

What is “Vision-11”?

Recently a group of folks from the 11:00 worship began a discernment process to address the changing dynamics of our 11:00 worship. Folks have moved on, and we are at a crossroads in addressing how we will move forward, to be effective in worship, discipleship, and outreach. Vision-11 is our prayerful process to allow God to lead our ministry discernment and path. Two weeks ago, we began our first of a series of prayer times.

Vision-11 team is reflecting on a specific topic in prayer, listening and meeting for 30-minutes for 4 weeks to seek God’s leading. On June 11, Rev. Tonya Morris, NGA Connectional Ministries will join us, or worship and prayer, and prepare us for a Saturday Vision-11 Retreat on Saturday, July 8 from 9-2.

Thank you to Brian Smith, Keith Simpson, Betsy Bagley, Jack Dempsey, Velda Graydon, Brenda Hanes, Mike and Patty White, Faith and Doug Genovese, Jerri Statham, Cindy & Craig Cox, Bobby Kirk, Meghan McMullan and Kim Reindl. What a great team!! Great things are happening! Please join in prayer discernment the week of May 14 as we listen to what God is telling us about “Who is our neighbor? Who should we reach out to in our community”?

FUNDRAISING EVENT!!! GET YOUR BBQ TICKETS NOW
Pick up tickets in groups of ten or more to help promote this fundraising event. Don’t forget to get tickets for your family. BBQ will be held on Sunday, May 21st after the worship service from 12:00-2:30pm. Cost is $8.00 donation per plate.
 
HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE SENIOR?
Do you have a high school or college senior who is graduating and is connected to Cokes Chapel, please contact Gail Stone by email at office@cokeschapel.org to submit their name, high school or college they are completing, future plans and photo so we may recognize them on May 21st.
 
MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE
Deadline of May 25th – Submit names of your family/friends that died in active military service to the church office or email Thom McCague at thommc49@gmail.com. There will be a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony at 10:10am on Sunday, May 28th at the cemetery flagpole. Deceased service members will be honored by reading names, sharing prayer, song, and firing cannon salutes.
 
MILITARY PROJECT
Giving back to those that protect our freedoms in the USA – A small group of 8 soldiers from the 124th MPAD (Military Public Affairs Detachment) from the GA Army National Guard is deploying for a 12-month tour the beginning of July. They are having a Yellow Ribbon ceremony with their families in Peachtree City on Saturday, June 17th.

The Cokes Chapel Outreach Committee wanted to offer our gratitude and show some kindness to this group of soldiers. We are taking up an offering to put together bags for them — with supplies, snacks, and inspirational reading they can use while traveling, and we will present these gifts at the ceremony.

The Military Offering will be taken on Memorial Day Sunday, May 28th. Please give to show our gratitude for their service to our country.

SHORELINE CAMP
There are 10 spots open to kids (and adult chaperones) for the Shoreline Camp at West Point Lake the week of July 9th through the 14th for rising 3rd through 9th grades. The Children’s Ministry will be holding a fundraising event to help defray the costs. If you would like more information, please contact Bobby Kirk (bkirk@cokeschapel.org or call 404-512-8890) for more details.
 
GET YOUR 2017 PICTORIAL DIRECTORY
The directories are available for pick up (one per family) if you had a photo taken by the directory company. Those who ordered a copy or who already paid for their directory will also be able to pick up your directory today.
 
TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Don’t forget your church continues to operate even in the summer! You can give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or simply mail your check to the church office (4096 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Sharpsburg, GA 30277).
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! All sermons from the 9:00am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11am) are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.


G Chat May 5, 2017

CEMETERY CLEAN UP
Join us SATURDAY MAY 6 any time between 8am and 4pm to help clean up the cemetery in preparation for our Memorial Day Remembrance.  We will be raking/blowing leaves, sweeping/ blowing grass clippings and weeding.  Bring your own equipment.  Contact Thom McCague with questions at thommc49@gmail.com.
 
HOLLONVILLE OPRY SATURDAY NIGHT MUSICAL CELEBRATION 
This Saturday night, May 6, 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: Papa Jinx Band, Kirkland and Friends.
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)
 
COKES CHAPEL YOUTH
Click on the link to view the YOUTH CALENDAR.SHORELINE CAMP
We have reserved 10 spots for Shoreline Camp on West Point Lake. If you would like more information on this please contact me for details. Flyer for the camp has been attached here: shoreline-flyer. This is a North Georgia Conference United Methodist Church event. Remember Adult Chaperones go for FREE with their children.

Children’s Ministry will be preparing a fundraiser event to help send kids to Shoreline Camp at West Point Lake in LaGrange GA the week of July 9th – 14th for rising 3rd through 9th grades. Our goal is for Cokes Chapel to allow the Christian camping experience possible for those children in our church and community who wish to participate. More information will be provided in the next few weeks on how you may help. For more information contact Bobby Kirk at (404) 512-8890 or email (bkirk@cokeschapel.org).

GRADUATION TIME!
Do you know a high school or college senior who is graduating and is connected to Cokes Chapel, please contact Gail Stone by email at office@cokeschapel.org to submit their Name, High School or College, and Future Plans so that we may recognize them on May 21st.

LUNCH BUNCH
Maguire’s in Senoia Thursday – May 11th Those interested in carpooling are urged to meet at the church parking lot before 11am. Contact Wanda Moore (770) 318-1183 or mickmoore1942@gmail.com.

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT – CELEBRATING WOMEN
Friday, May 12th at 7:00pm in the Contemporary Worship Center. How women impact for Christ whatever our role or season of life. Sign up sheets are available at each worship service or contact Shannon Kirk at (404) 429-2857 to reserve your ticket.

FUNDRAISING EVENT!!! HELP NEEDED SELLING BBQ TICKETS
Pick up tickets in groups of ten or more to sell for this fundraising event at the church office Monday–Thursday 9:00am till 3:00pm. Be sure to also purchase tickets for your family. Sunday May 21st , service from 12:00-2:30pm – $8.00 Donation per plate.

MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE
Deadline of May 25th – Submit names of your family/friends that died in active military service to the church office or email Thom McCague at thommc49@gmail.com. There will be a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony on May 28th, 10:10am at the cemetery flagpole. Deceased service members will be honored by reading names, sharing prayer, song, and firing cannon salutes.

LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! Most sermons or complete services from the 9:00 am Traditional Worship Service are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have an announcement or activity you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email your announcements to Velda at announcements@cokeschapel.org to get the word out!!

IT’S HERE! THE 2017 PICTORIAL DIRECTORY
The directories are now available for pick up (one per family) if you had a photo taken by the directory company. Those who ordered a copy or who already paid for their directory will also be able to pick up their directory at the church office. There are a few extra directories if you wish to purchase one. Please make check payable to Cokes Chapel and note on your check: Directory for $10.00. Thanks to all for your participation.

TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Don’t forget your church continues to operate even in the summer! Out of town? You can still give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or simply mail your check to the church office (4096 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Sharpsburg, GA 30277). Help us avoid the summer “slump” by maintaining your generous giving.

COKES CHAPEL UMC FINANCIAL CORNER
A big thank you to all our members and guests for your incredibly generous tithes and offerings for January, February, March. Our church functions because of everyone’s contributions. April is looking great! Look for regular updates from YOUR Financial Committee. We want each one of our members to know where your donations go and how the money is being used for God’s work. Let’s continue to help others and make disciples for Christ. Again, thank you to each one of you for helping OUR church continue to do God’s work.

OLD TESTAMENT SERIES TO START JUNE 8
“God’s Chosen” – Reading the Old Testament stories of the Israelites families, you may wonder why God chose them. I do! Some of the behaviors and actions are just down right… awful. Abraham is central to the Israelite story. God makes a way and redeems Abraham through many choices and trials. Join us as we explore one of the “first families of the tribe of Israel”. Let’s gather with anticipation, dig deep, so we continue to grow in our understanding of ourselves and how God is at work today in our lives. Join us, and invite a friend for “God’s Chosen” on June 18, 25, and July 2 at the 9am and 11am worship.



G Chat April 28, 2017

COKES CHAPEL YOUTH
Sunday 4/30/17 – Youth Service Project. Youth will meet at 5:00 pm for a brief dinner in the Youth House and then we’ll take a bus to Mrs. Evelyn Johnson’s house. We’ll be planting flowers and performing some light yard work so please come dressed appropriately and ready for work. This is a great opportunity to show God’s love in action towards our church family. Parents are welcome to work right alongside their youth for this event. Please let me know if you are coming so I can have an accurate headcount.  Click on the link to view the YOUTH CALENDAR.
 
SHORELINE CAMP
We have reserved 10 spots for Shoreline Camp on West Point Lake. If you would like more information on this please contact me for details. Flyer for the camp has been attached here: shoreline-flyer. This is a North Georgia Conference United Methodist Church event. Remember Adult Chaperones go for FREE with their children.
 
Children’s Ministry will be preparing a fundraiser event to help send kids to Shoreline Camp at West Point Lake in LaGrange GA the week of July 9th – 14th for rising 3rd through 9th grades. Our goal is for Cokes Chapel to allow the Christian camping experience possible for those children in our church and community who wish to participate. More information will be provided in the next few weeks on how you may help. For more information contact Bobby Kirk at (404) 512-8890 or email (bkirk@cokeschapel.org).
 
WORSHIP VISIONING MEETING APRIL 30 AT 12:15PM
Meet in the Contemporary Worship Center; our goal is to focus on ways to enrich worship & survey the needs of the surrounding communities we are seeking to reach. We want to enhance our ability to offer a welcoming and disciplining community to those who are seeking. Join us and pray for God to guide us on this journey. We have tremendous opportunities before us! Bring a sack lunch and plan to meet for one hour.
 
BACKPACK BUDDIES
Backpack Buddies is an organization that supplies economically disadvantaged children in Coweta County schools with food for weekends and holidays. If you would like to help pack the weekend food, put your name on the signup sheet in the narthex or CWC and meet us on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:00pmat the Backpack Buddies headquarters located at 2015 Hwy 154, Suite 101 (next to Rockin’ B Antiques).
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! Most sermons or complete services from the 9:00 am Traditional Worship Service are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have an announcement or activity you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email your announcements to Velda at announcements@cokeschapel.org to get the word out!!
 
SIZZLIN’ SENIORS
Friday, May 5th, the Sizzlin’ Seniors will be enjoying a performance of the funny new musical “Church Basement Ladies”. We will have dinner at 6:00pm at Carrabba’s and then attend the 8:00pm  performance at the Legacy Theatre. Pay Betsy Bagley or Glenda McDuffie $26.50 for each ticket. Email Betsy at ebbagley@gmail.com.
 
 
CEMETERY UPDATE
Thankful that Thom, our Cemetery Steward, is now recovering from knee surgery! He welcomes your help with:
• Burning leaves, debris; Now through end of April
• General Cemetery Clean up for Memorial Day event – mark your calendars for Saturday May 6th. Bring brooms, rakes, blowers. Questions? Call Thom McCague (770) 463-8136.
 
IT’S HERE! THE 2017 PICTORIAL DIRECTORY 
The directories are now available for pick up (one per family) if you had a photo taken by the directory company. Those who ordered a copy or who already paid for their directory will also be able to pick up their directory at the church office. There are a few extra directories if you wish to purchase one. Please make check payable to Cokes Chapel and note on your check: Directory for $10.00. Thanks to all for your participation.
 
ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY
1 box spaghetti noodles
16oz bag egg noodles
26oz spaghetti sauce
15oz can corn
15oz can green beans
15oz cab if ANY other vegetable
16oz box of crackers
10oz can soup
1 box cereal
5oz can tuna or ANY canned meat
16oz bag rice
16oz pork & beans
7oz macaroni & cheese
1 small jar peanut butter or jelly
mixed fruit, peaches, pears
 
TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Don’t forget your church continues to operate even in the summer! Out of town? You can still give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or simply mail your check to the church office (4096 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Sharpsburg, GA 30277). Help us avoid the summer “slump” by maintaining your generous giving.
 
COKES CHAPEL UMC FINANCIAL CORNER
A big thank you to all our members and guests for your incredibly generous tithes and offerings for January, February, March. Our church functions because of everyone’s contributions. April is looking great! Look for regular updates from YOUR Financial Committee. We want each one of our members to know where your donations go and how the money is being used for God’s work. Let’s continue to help others and make disciples for Christ. Again, thank you to each one of you for helping OUR church continue to do God’s work.


G Chat April 21, 2017

 
CONFIRMATION SUNDAY!  ONE SERVICE at 11:00 am  
Cokes Chapel Sanctuary this Sunday! Please join us for this special time in the life of the church as the participants in the “Foundations of Faith” class confirm their commitment as followers of Jesus Christ. This will be a joy-filled time as our youth and adults are either being baptized, confirmed or reaffirmed in their faith.
 
POTLUCK CONFIRMATION LUNCH
Church-wide Lunch following the Worship Service In the Contemporary Worship Center (CWC) Please bring food to share as we celebrate this special day! Food items may be dropped off on Sunday morning, between 10:15-10:45 am in the CWC cafeteria. Suggested Food (“Picnic Style;” Nothing that needs to be reheated or kept warm): Meats: Ham, Chicken, Sliced Meat, Etc. Sandwiches, Chips, Salads Side Items: Deviled Eggs, Potato Salad, Etc. Fruit, Desserts
 
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
We have some exciting things happening in the Youth Ministry over the next couple of weeks! Mark your calendars!
  • Friday 4/21/17  – Thomas Crossroads Elm. Talent Show  This event will be in the Contemporary Worship Center and we are asking for any youth or adult volunteers who could pass out snacks, church information cards, and be greeters. This will be a great opportunity to invite families to our awesome church and see some great local talent on the stage. If you would like to volunteer please be at the church on Friday 4/21/17 @ 6:00 pm!  Please stay and enjoy the show afterward for FREE
  • Sunday 4/23/17 – Confirmation Sunday Service will be held at 11:00 am in the Traditional Worship Sanctuary. There is delicious Pot Luck Lunch to follow in the Contemporary Worship Center. We will have normal Youth Group Sunday night from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. (But we all know we are not normal – haha!)
  • Sunday 4/30/17 – Youth Service Project. Youth will meet at 5:00 pm for a brief dinner in the Youth House and then we’ll take a bus to Mrs. Evelyn Johnson’s house. We’ll be planting flowers and performing some light yard work so please come dressed appropriately and ready for work. This is a great opportunity to show God’s love in action towards our church family. Parents are welcome to work right along side their youth for this event.  Please let me know if you are coming so I can have an accurate head count.
We have reserved 10 spots for Shoreline Camp on West Point Lake.  If you would like more information on this please contact me for details. Flyer for the camp has been attached here:  shoreline-flyer. This is a North Georgia Conference United Methodist Church event. Remember Adult Chaperones go for FREE with their children.
 
OUT OF TOWN
Pastor Lisa will be out of the office as of Sunday afternoon April 23rd and will return Thursday afternoon April 27th. Larry Carter will be available for pastoral needs/calls. You may reach him at (770) 871-0051 or larrycarter30263@charter.net. 
 
WORSHIP VISIONING MEETING APRIL 30 AT 12:15PM
Meet in the Contemporary Worship Center; our goal is to focus on ways to enrich worship & survey the needs of the surrounding communities we are seeking to reach. We want to enhance our ability to offer a welcoming and disciplining community to those who are seeking. Join us and pray for God to guide us on this journey. We have tremendous opportunities before us! Bring a sack lunch and plan to meet for one hour.
 
FRESH EXPRESSIONS EVENT
Fresh Expressions Event Thursday, April 27th at 7:00pm, located at the Cornerstone UMC – 2956 Sharpsburg McCollum Road, Newnan, GA 30265. What is “Fresh Expressions?” Bishop Sue has recommended the program “Fresh Expressions” to all North Georgia churches. This is an opportunity for excellent training to reach our surrounding communities for ministry. Shannon Karafanda will be leading a short survey of the program. Laity is encouraged to come and take part! Come and learn, then apply this vibrant new way of planning ministry to building up Christ’s church. Please email Pastor Lisa if you will be attending so we will know how much material to prepare for (ldempsey@cokeschapel.org).
 
BACKPACK BUDDIES
Backpack Buddies is an organization that supplies economically disadvantaged children in Coweta County schools with food for weekends and holidays. If you would like to help pack the weekend food, put your name on the signup sheet in the narthex or CWC and meet us on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:00pmat the Backpack Buddies headquarters located at 2015 Hwy 154, Suite 101 (next to Rockin’ B Antiques).
 
 
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join us online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! Most sermons or complete services from the 9:00 am Traditional Worship Service are recorded and posted on our website www.cokeschapel.org under sermons.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have an announcement or activity you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email your announcements to Velda at announcements@cokeschapel.org to get the word out!!
 
SIZZLIN’ SENIORS
Friday, May 5th, the Sizzlin’ Seniors will be enjoying a performance of the funny new musical “Church Basement Ladies”. We will have dinner at 6:00pm at Carrabba’s and then attend the 8:00pm performance at the Legacy Theatre. Pay Betsy Bagley or Glenda McDuffie $26.50 for each ticket. Email Betsy at ebbagley@gmail.com.
 
CEMETERY UPDATE
Thankful that Thom, our Cemetery Steward, is now recovering from knee surgery! He welcomes your help with:
• Burning leaves, debris; Now through end of April
• General Cemetery Clean up for Memorial Day event – mark your calendars for Saturday
May 6th. Bring brooms, rakes, blowers. Questions? Call Thom McCague (770) 463-8136.
 
THANK YOU
Diane Johnson and family would like to thank all who have expressed their sympathy, prayers, and hugs on the passing of Diane’s mother.
 
IT’S HERE! THE 2017 PICTORIAL DIRECTORY
The directories are now available for pick up (one per family) if you had a photo taken by the directory company. Those who ordered a copy or who already paid for their directory will also be able to pick up their directory at the church office. There are a few extra directories if you wish to purchase one. Please make check payable to Cokes Chapel and note on your check: Directory for $10.00. Thanks to all for your participation.
 
ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY
1 box spaghetti noodles
16oz bag egg noodles
26oz spaghetti sauce
15oz can corn
15oz can green beans
15oz cab if ANY other vegetable
16oz box of crackers
10oz can soup
1 box cereal
5oz can tuna or ANY canned meat
16oz bag rice
16oz pork & beans
7oz macaroni & cheese
1 small jar peanut butter or jelly
mixed fruit, peaches, pears
 
TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN? 
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Don’t forget your church continues to operate even in the summer! Out of town? You can still give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or simply mail your check to the church office (4096 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Sharpsburg, GA 30277).  Help us avoid the summer “slump” by maintaining your generous giving.
 
COKES CHAPEL UMC FINANCIAL CORNER
A big thank you to all our members and guests for your incredibly generous tithes and offerings for January, February, March. Our church functions because of everyone’s contributions. April is looking great! Look for regular updates from YOUR Financial Committee. We want each one of our members to know where your donations go and how the money is being used for God’s work. Let’s continue to help others and make disciples for Christ. Again, thank you to each one of you for helping OUR church continue to do God’s work.
 
 


Good Friday G-Chat April 14, 2017

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE 7PM SANCTUARY
Join us tonight in the Sanctuary for a Good Friday service as we prepare for Sunday Morning!
 
HYDRANGEAS
The hydrangeas used to decorate the Sanctuary and the Contemporary Worship Center for Easter, were purchased in honor of or in memory of loved ones. Those that purchased the hydrangeas, please feel free to take them home with you after the service.
 
A PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO MEET OUR COMMUNITY!
Friday April 21st at 7 pm, Cokes Chapel has a unique opportunity to reach out to our community during the Thomas Crossroads Elementary Talent Show being held at our Contemporary Worship Center. Your Outreach Team plans to serve free drinks and small snacks to show our welcome. We need about 10 people to greet folks, serve drinks & snacks and be a good representative for Cokes Chapel. Donations of drinks are appreciated. Please drop off drink donations of Coke, Sprite or Lemonade in the Fellowship Hall this week. Questions/donations – Contact Betsy Bagley at ebbagley@gmail.com or call (770) 251-5715.
 
SUNDAY, April 23rd is Confirmation Sunday!
We will celebrate this special day in the life of Cokes Chapel with one worship service at 11:00 am in the chapel sanctuary, followed by a church-wide potluck in the Contemporary Worship Center. Please plan to be present as our participants in the Foundations of Faith Family Confirmation Class are either baptized, confirmed, or reaffirmed in their commitment as followers of Jesus Christ! If any questions contact Kim Reindl, kreindl@cokeschapel.org
 
CEMETERY UPDATE:
Thankful that Thom, our Cemetery Steward, is now recovering from knee surgery! He welcomes your help with: Burning leaves, debris; Now through end of April: General Cemetery Clean up for Memorial Day event mark your calendars for Saturday May 6thBring brooms, rakes, blowers. Questions? Call Thom McCague (770) 463-8136.
 
IT’S HERE! THE 2017 PICTORIAL DIRECTORY 
The photo directories are now available for pick up (one per family) if you had a photo taken by the directory company. Those who ordered a copy or who already paid for their directory will also be able to pick up their directory at the church office. There are a few extra directories if you wish to purchase one. Please make check payable to Cokes Chapel and note on your check: Directory for $10.00. Thanks to all for your participation.
 
SIZZLIN’ SENIORS
The Sizzlin’ Seniors will be enjoying a performance of the funny new musical “Church Basement Ladies” on Friday, May 5.  We will have dinner at 6:00pm at Carrabba’s and then attend the 8:00pm performance at the Legacy Theatre. Pay Betsy Bagley or Glenda McDuffie $26.50 for each ticket. 
 
TRAVELING? LEAVING TOWN?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Your Finance Committee asks you to consider how to continue giving while you are away. Cokes Chapel has several ways to accomplish this. You can give online through our website: www.cokeschapel.org, by PayPal, or by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet, or by simply mailing your check to the church office. Our church depends on all of us to continue normal operations, grow our church and fund our Outreach Ministries. Your steady giving makes a difference.
 
YOUTH SUMMER RETREAT
WHAT:          Shoreline Camp
WHERE:       West Point Lake in Lagrange, GA
WHEN:         July 9th  –  14th
WHO:            Rising 3rd grade—9th grade
 
Our goal is for Cokes Chapel to allow the Christian camping experience possible for those children in our church & community who wish to participate. For more information contact Bobby Kirk at (404) 512-8890 or email bkirk@cokeschapel.org.

 

ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY
Spaghetti
Macaroni and Cheese
Crackers
Peanut Butter
Cereal
Grape Jelly
Rice
 
COKES CHAPEL UMC FINANCIAL CORNER
A big thank you to all our members and guests for your incredibly generous tithes and offerings for January, February, & March. Our church functions because of everyone’s contributions. Special offerings allow us to continue our Outreach Ministries Programs. Remember we are doing God’s work through these programs. Isn’t it a great feeling to know we are helping our community by helping those in need? Keep looking for regular updates from YOUR Financial Committee. We want each one of our members to know where your donations go and how the money is being used for God’s work. Let’s continue to help others and make Disciples for Christ. Again, thank you to each one of you for helping OUR church continue to do God’s work.
 
MEALS ON WHEELS TEAM OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE!!
Coweta County`s Meals on Wheels program delivers hot meals to elderly homebound people in need.  Cokes Chapel Meals on Wheels team composed of 10 to 12 members has served since 2008.  Our team delivers prepared meals to clients each Friday. Each team member is only required to deliver about one Friday a month.  The elderly clients appreciate the service provided by the program. Team members say they receive a blessing by developing relationships with the clients.   We need two additional people on our team! Interested? Contact Betsy Bagley at (770) 301-2577 or 
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! If you can’t make it to church, join US online and experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there! If you can’t join the live stream or be with us in worship, all sermons from the 9:00 am Traditional Worship Service (some
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have an announcement you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email your announcements to announcements@cokeschapel.org to get the word out!!

 

Week at a Glance

Sun.

7:00a    Sunrise Easter Service (In front of Sanctuary by the crosses)
Covered Dish Breakfast (*FH following Sunrise Worship)
9:00a    Traditional Worship Sanctuary
10:15a  Sunday School (All Ages)
11:00a  Contemporary Service *CWC

Mon.

10:30a  UMW meeting *FH
12:45p  Staff Meeting *FH
7:00p    Choir Practice Sanctuary
 7-8:00p Girl Scouts *FH

Tues.   

9:00a    Old Goats Breakfast at Chick Fil A
10:00a  Christian Beliefs Bible Study *FH
7:00p    Finance Meeting Eubanks
7-9:00p Cub Scouts Den Meeting

Wed.

10:30a  Jubilee Singers at the Newnan  Rehab Center & Nursing Home
5:30p    Prayer Meeting *Sanctuary           
6:30p    Approaching God Bible Study (meet at the home of Doug & Faith Genovese)
7:00p    CC Childcare Mtg. *FH

Thur.

7pm Boy Scouts #2193 *CWC, FH

Fri.      

7:00p    Thomas Crossroads Talent Show CWC*

Sat.     

7:00p    Eagle Scout *FH, Pavilion
 
Sun. April 23
 
11:00a Confirmation Sunday – One service Sanctuary       
POT LUCK LUNCH TO FOLLOW in CWC
3:30-5p Girl Scouts Meeting, #536
 
*  Location: 

(CWC) Contemporary Worship Center, Eubanks (classroom in Sanctuary), (YH) Youth House, (FH) Fellowship House

 

Don’t see your activity above? Send an email to Velda at announcements@cokeschapel.org and we’ll make sure the word gets out!



G-Chat April 7, 2017

NO YOUTH GROUP THIS WEEK OR NEXT!
We will postpone our Youth Group meetings for Palm Sunday and Easter. Take this time to enjoy the many other activities going on in our church!
 
YOUR HELP NEEDED FOR EASTER
As we walk this last few steps of Lent, my prayer is that through our relationship with Jesus Christ, we have been freed from the many places of pain or bondage that destroy our spirit and life. In preparation for Easter Sunday, I invite you to send a word or a short statement of fewer than 10 words that reflects what Christ has done for you. On Easter morning your word will be included in our worship celebration! (No identities revealed!). What has Jesus Christ lifted from, removed or healed in your life? (i.e. Sorrow, loss, fear, addiction, loneliness, etc.).  Deadline for sending words, Mon April 10.
 
LOVE MUSIC?  LOVE OUR CHOIR?
Join us (and bring a friend) at 5:00 pm on Sunday the3 9th in the Sanctuary for our Easter Cantata – “Christ is Risen” by the Celebration Singers.
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER
There will be a potluck/bring a dish dinner on Wednesday, April 12. 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. ALL are welcome!
 
LADIES LUNCH BUNCH
Thursday the 13th we will meet at the church at 11am to carpool to the City Cafe in Fayetteville, GA.  All ladies are welcome to celebrate April birthdays!
 
HYDRANGEAS
Will be used to decorate the worship areas during Easter. The hydrangeas were purchased in honor or in memory of loved ones.
 
FRESH FLOWERS FOR THE CROSS
You are asked to bring your fresh flowers to place on the cross in the sanctuary on Easter at the Traditional Service at 9:00 am
 
FOR MEMORIAL DAY
Our cemetery guy (Thom McCague) will need a little assistance after April 11th as he is finally going to have his knee replaced. If anyone would like to help out with a little clean up (raking and sweeping) for our upcoming Memorial Day Sunday service it would be greatly appreciated.
 
VACATION?
Vacation time of year is quickly approaching. Now is the time for us to start planning how we can continue our tithes and special offerings while we are away on vacation. Cokes Chapel has several ways to accomplish this. You can give online through our website, www.cokeschapel.org which links you to Pay Pal, by downloading our Church App on your smartphone or tablet or by simply mailing your check to the church office. Remember, our church depends on all of us to continue normal operations, grow our church and to support all our important Outreach Ministries.
 
SIZZLIN’ SENIORS
The Sizzlin’ Seniors will be enjoying a performance of the funny new musical “Church Basement Ladies” on Friday, May 5th. We will have dinner at 6:00 at Carrabba’s and then attend the 8:00 performance at the Legacy Theatre. Please put your name on the signup sheet by April 9th and pay Betsy Bagley or Glenda McDuffie $26.50 for each ticket. Please plan to join us for a night of fun together!
 
ITEMS NEEDED FOR FOOD PANTRY
1. Spaghetti
2. Crackers
3. Cereal
4. Rice
5. Mac & Cheese
6. Peanut butter
7. Grape Jelly
 
LIVE STREAMING
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we offer an online live stream of our 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service! So if you can’t make it to church, you can join in online and still experience what God has in store for us each week! Find the link for the live stream at the top of our website: www.cokeschapel.org! ‘See’ you there!
If you can’t join the live stream or be with us live, all sermons from the 9:00 am Traditional Worship Service (some from 11am) are recorded and posted on our website.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have an announcement you’d like displayed on the slides before worship or in this weekly communication and/or our Facebook page? Please email your announcements to announcements@cokeschapel.org
to get the word out!!
 
Coming up Week of April 9, 2017
Sunday
Quiet Spaces 12pm to 9pm Contemporary Worship Center
Easter Cantata “Christ is Risen” by the Celebration Singers 4:45pm Sanctuary
 
Monday
Staff Meeting – 12:45 pm Church Office
Choir Practice-7pm Sanctuary
 
Tuesday
Old Goats – 9am Chick Fil A Thomas Crossroads
Christian Beliefs Bible Study – 10:00 am Fellowship Hall
 
Wednesday
Jubilee Singers -10:30 am Newnan Rehabilitation and Nursing Home
Weekly Prayer Meeting – 5:30 pm Sanctuary
Bring a Dish Wednesday Night Supper 6:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Approaching God Bible Study – 6:30 pm Home of Doug and Faith Genovese
Finance Meeting – 6:30 pm Office
 
Thursday
Ladies Lunch Bunch 11am City Cafe Fayetteville (meet at church)
 
Friday
Good Friday Service 7pm Sanctuary
 
Sunday
EASTER! He is RISEN!
7am Sunrise Service with Covered Dish Breakfast to follow
9am Traditional Worship Celebration Sanctuary
10am Sunday School
11am Contemporary Worship Celebration CWC
 
Don’t see your activity above? Send an email to Velda at announcements@cokeschapel.org
and we’ll make sure the word gets out!