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July 5, 2019 G Chat

 Best! Stories from Luke that offer Jesus Best teachings
 July 7 – August 11

Delve into the book of Luke this summer to hear some great advice from the Master.  Luke’s stories give concrete instruction as he answers questions from learned scholars, disciples and people in the crowd.  Don’t you have questions?  Join with this varied audience to listen, reflect and learn what Jesus offers on how to live the Best life!

Summer time means school is out and families are on the road for vacation and outdoor activities.  Even in your absence, worship & ministries continue! Thank you for your regular consistent tithing that allow us to maintain our on-going ministry.  Also, stay connected through Facebook, G-Chat, and www.cokeschapel.org. We sure miss you!

HELP STOCK OUR FOOD PANTRY

 

peanut butter      jelly (grape, apple)

canned meat       canned milk

cereal/oatmeal   egg noodles

spaghetti sauce  tomato sauce

canned fruit         canned peas

bag rice              dry beans

 

 

It’s that time of year to begin collecting school supplies for those children in need.

 

Plastic bins will be available in the Narthex and Worship Center until Sunday, July 28th for collection of these items.  Any and all school supplies will be greatly appreciated. 

 

For more information, contact Brenda Hanes at brenda.hanes@yahoo.com.  Thank you for your willingness to participate in this important service project.
 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Our third annual Missions Dinner and Silent Auction which will be a Hawaiian theme and will be held Saturday, August 17TH  in the Worship Center. All proceeds from the evening will go to support our three missionary families – the Houles who are serving in Thailand; the Haddens who serve in South Dakota; and the Stotlers who serve in South Africa.

 

If you have any items that you would like to donate to be sold at the auction, please contact Betsy and Earl Bagley at ebbagley@gmail.com or (770) 301-2577.

 


Summertime means school is out and families are on the road for vacation and outdoor activities.  Even in your absence, worship & ministries continue! Thank you for your regular consistent tithing that allows us to maintain our on-going ministries.  Also, stay connected through Facebook, G-Chat, and www.cokeschapel.org. We sure miss you!

New Ministry with our Child Care!

In addition to our Mission Camp which is co-sponsored and held at the First UMC in Newnan on July 23-25 (Tues.-Thurs.) from 9am-2pm, the Cokes Chapel United Methodist Women (UMW) will be sponsoring a Jr. Mission Camp for K-2nd graders on the same dates, titled “TAKING CARE OF GOD’S CREATION”.  It will be through the Cokes Chapel Childcare Center and will be held from 9:00-11:15am.

 

Our CCCC children will be exploring God’s world through scripture, song, Bible stories, crafts, games and, of course, snacks, like eating “dirt and worms”! They will make the connection between God’s wonderful creation and how they can help take care of the earth, the animals, and the people.

 

Cokes Chapel UMW ladies are in need of a little assistance on or before July 23, 24, 25.

1.     Volunteers – Call or email V. Snyder (770) 304-6563 or vcsnyder@bellsouth.net to donate your time one or more days (teachers will also be present!).

DONATE:

2.   35 clean, ½-gallon milk jugs with label removed and cap secured. Children will be recycling and creating a watering jug from the milk jugs; 

3.   Prepackaged combination toothbrush and toothpaste.  Please purchase a few to help our children pack small bags to hand out to those less fortunate;  

4.   35 paint stir paddles:  Lowe’s or Home Depot will donate 5 or 6 paint paddles per customer. Children will make balloon busters with a “helping hand” paddle.

5.   Other: UMW will also accept any contribution or donation above your normal tithe to assist with  costs.

 

Bins are located in the church narthex for donations. Please put your financial donation in an envelope labeled Jr. Mission Camp (checks should be made to Cokes Chapel UMW).  The UMW ladies thank you for your support, including your prayers for the children and the leaders!  We are excited for this new way to reach out to our neighbors and the children in our community. Questions? Contact Vivian Snyder (see above).

 

 

Dear Cokes Family, A note of recognition from the District acknowledges that we have paid our appointments to date and are on target to pay them in full. You are Awesome!

Thank you!                                  Peace, Pastor Lisa



June 28, 2019 G Chat

THIS Sunday, June 30th; we will gather at 10:00am for our unified worship in the sanctuary. (Make sure to check with your Sunday School class to see if they are going to meet at 9am before the service at 10am).
 
Then about 11:30am we’ll gather for a  covered dishes salad lunch in the worship center.  Bring your Chicken salad, Tuna Salad, layered salad, Mama’s favorite salad.
 
Plan to drop off your covered dishes between 9:30 – 9:55am at the Worship Center.  Greeters will be there to take your dishes & place it in the serving line.  If your food needs to be kept cool, please bring it ready to serve in a cooler & we will place foods on the table after worship.  

Bring a friend, enjoy some great worship together and enjoy the blessings of being a community that has fun together!

 

It’s that time of year to begin collecting school supplies for those who are unable to afford them.
 
Beginning next Sunday, June 30th – July 28th, we will provide plastic bins in the Narthex and Worship Center to collect these items.  Any and all school supplies will be greatly appreciated.
 
For more information, contact Brenda Hanes at brenda.hanes@yahoo.com.  Thank you for your willingness to participate in this important service project.
 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Our third annual Missions Dinner and Silent Auction which will be a Hawaiian theme and will be held Saturday, August 17TH  in the Worship Center. All proceeds from the evening will go to support our three missionary families – the Houles who are serving in Thailand; the Haddens who serve in South Dakota; and the Stotlers who served in South Africa.
 
If you have any items that you would like to donate to be sold at the auction, please contact Betsy and Earl Bagley at ebbagley@gmail.com or (770) 301-2577.
 
This summer, your youth will have the opportunity to serve by assisting the Cokes Chapel Childcare Center (CCCC) with “Water Days” any time through July 26th.  The CCCC needs volunteers to entertain the kids by playing with them during their water activities.  (The teachers do not get wet, so the extra help is needed, and the kids will LOVE having the youth there to get wet and interact with them!)  This is an opportunity for our youth to serve others while having fun! For more information, contact Kim Reindl at  kreindl@cokeschapel.org
·   Dates:  Monday-Friday; June 3rd-July 26th
·   Times:  10:00 AM and 3:00 PM each day
·   Our Goal:  for each Youth to sign-up to volunteer for at least two time slots during the summer (They may certainly sign-up for as many times as they would like; i.e., every Tuesday at 10:00 am, etc.)
·   Please let me if your youth is willing to volunteer and if so, what dates and times.