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G Chat November 27, 2019

THANK YOU TO THE VOLUNTEERS who helped decorate the worship areas and who helped pack and deliver Thanksgiving baskets to needy families!  We could not be the hands and feet of Jesus without you!

ADVENT BIBLE STUDY
Meeting the Messiah: Scriptures for the Advent Season – Begins THIS SUNDAY in the childcare’s “After-School” Room @ 10:10

It’s not too late to join us!  MEETING THE MESSIAH encourages you to slow down and pay attention to the real meaning of Christmas, the perspectives of the Holy Spirit, John the Baptist, Mary, the shepherds, the Magi, and Jesus himself.  This year look closely at the Christ child as if you were meeting him for the first time.
 
Join us as we prepare for Christmas this Advent season.  Questions?  Contact Kim Reindl at kim.reindl@gmail.com.       
 
LUTHERSVILLE CHRISTMAS PARTY
We will be entertaining our friends at the Luthersville Senior Center on Thursday, December 5th, leaving the church at 9:30.  We will sing Christmas songs, play a game or two and eat a delicious lunch.  If you would like to go, please let Betsy Bagley know and be there on the 5th.  ebbagley@gmail.com
 
CHRISTMAS ANGEL TREE
Stop by our Angel Trees are in the narthex and the Worship Center.  Choose a tag/tags from one of the trees to provide a Christmas Gift for a child in our community.  It is very important that you remember to sign your name on the clipboard sheet so we will know who has each child’s tag.
 
You will find additional instructions on the back of each tag.  The gifts are due by December 8th.  If you have any questions, please contact Betsy Bagley.  ebbagley@gmail.com
 
WELCOME TO OUR NEW OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR!
Greetings Cokes Chapel Members!  My name is Brenda Minter and I will be the person filling the big shoes that Gail has left behind!  I’m married and have 2 daughters, who are both in college, as well as 2 grown stepchildren who have blessed us with 4 grandchildren.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and traveling with my husband and daughters.  Please stop by, I look forward to meeting you!
 
PECANS for sale by UMW: 

Glazed and pieces available
One-pound bags for $12.00 each.  Contact Betsy Bagley at ebbagley@gmail.com
 
 
HELP STOCK OUR FOOD PANTRYitems needed …

canned meat                               canned corn
canned green beans                   cereal
canned peas                               soup
 
Thank you to all who have already helped restock our pantry!
 

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G Chat November 22, 2019

CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS
If you would like to purchase a poinsettia to be placed in the sanctuary or Worship Center during Christmas (in honor of, or in memory of) someone, please fill out the signup sheet in the narthex or Worship Center. $10 cash (or check made out to UMW) per plant. The deadline for ordering poinsettias is Sunday, Nov. 24th.
 
The Missions Team will be collecting donations to provide Thanksgiving Baskets to less fortunate families in the area.  Our Super Shopper team will begin collecting food with your monetary donations.  You may donate funds no later than Nov. 25th to Larry or Caroline Huckaby, Betsy Bagley or Nancy Vermilyea.
  

PREPARED
Scripture often uses roads, highways, references to journeys to bring us along in understanding God’s unfolding message of hope and grace.  As we mark off the days to our most holy time of remembering our Savior’s birth, you are invited to hear the call of come through the words of prophets and faithful people.  Their rich and evocative words can stir our souls and prepare us for remembering of God’s great gift in Jesus Christ.  Come, hear with hope, for the Good News for all the World is on its way!  Sundays, 9 & 11 am, December 1st through the 22nd and Christmas Eve Candlelight services at 7 and 9 pm. Come and be “Prepared!”



PECANS FOR SALE BY UMW:
 
One-pound bags for $12.00 each.  Contact Betsy Bagley at ebbagley@gmail.com

MISSIONS
Rebecca Earle wants to send Christmas cards over to Italy to Caleb.  If anyone would like to send one to him, please get it to Donna or Floyd Collins by December.  Caleb is in Italy training his team of young people and always appreciates your prayers. 

Matthew and Amanda Hadden have requested prayer for a vision they have been given to build a small medical facility on the Chanku Waste Ranch where they serve Native Americans.  Visit their website to learn more www.chankuwaste.com
 
 
HANGING OF THE GREENS
Make our Lights Shine! On November 24th at 2:00 pm., 
Come and help decorate the sanctuary and worship center for Advent, then at 3:00 pm, join us for a Chili Supper to enjoy fellowship and hearty meal together.
 
CHRISTMAS ANGEL TREE
Angel trees are in the narthex and the Worship Center. Choose a tag from one of the trees to provide a Christmas Gift for a child in our community. It is very important that you remember to sign your name on the clipboard sheet so we will know who has each tag. Email BetsyBagley at ebbagley@gmail.com for more information.

LUTHERSVILLE CHRISTMAS PARTY
We will be entertaining our friends at the Luthersville Senior Center on Thursday, Dec 5th leaving the church at 9:30 am. We will sing Christmas songs, play a game or two and eat a delicious lunch.  If you would like to go, email Betsy at ebbagley@gmail.com.

 

“Meeting the Messiah: Scriptures for the Advent Season”
 
Journey through this Advent season with a purposeful focus on the Christ child. MEETING THE MESSIAH encourages you to slow down and pay attention to the real meaning of Christmas. Six weeks of short readings and guided reflection will enrich your celebration of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. You will be filled with joy and thanksgiving as you think about scripture passages from the perspectives of the Holy Spirit, John the Baptist, Mary, the shepherds, the Magi, and Jesus himself. This year, look closely at the Christ child as if you were meeting him for the first time.
 
Join your church family
(adults, youth & children) as we study together this Advent season!
 
When:  Sundays, December 1 – January 5
Length: 6 Class Sessions
When:  Sunday Mornings @10:10-10:50 AM
Where: Childcare After-School Room 
Leader:  Kim Reindl
Who:  EVERYONE!  (Adults, Youth & Children)
Book (Optional):  Cost $8; Please order the book if you would like to participate by reading at home daily devotionals.  Otherwise, you may participate in the class without at-home preparation.

Book Order DEADLINE:  Sunday, November 17th
To Register:  Call Church Office at 770-253-6052 OR Email Kim Reindl at kreindl@cokeschapel.org.
 


FOOD PANTRY NEEDS ITEMS:
Canned meat, Canned corn, Canned green beans, cereal, canned peas, and soup.  Thank you for all who have already helped restock our pantry!