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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

 



April 13, 2018 G Chat

ACTIVE SHOOTER PRESENTATION
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 14 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., in the Contemporary Worship Center. The Sheriff’s department will be making the presentation. For more information contact Paul Snyder at (770) 251-2718.

DEADLINE THIS SUNDAY FOR T-SHIRT ORDERS
Everyone is invited to prepare for Discovery Weekend.  Payment for the t-shirts will be collected on delivery.  Complete the insert and turn in ASAP. Then everyone is invited to wear their t-shirts during the combined worship service on May 6th as we show love to our Youth. Questions? Contact Kim Reindl, kreindl@cokeschapel.org.
 
DONUTS, FRUIT, & COFFEE
Stop by to visit with friends in the Contemporary Worship Center between the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services for some of these goodies.  Feel free to take it with you to your Sunday School classes.  These treats will be provided by Craig Cox and your Outreach Committee.
 
GODSPELL
If you would like to attend a production of Godspell at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone on Friday, May 11th, please sign up on the sheet today in the narthex or CWC.  We will have dinner at Carrabba’s in PTC at 6:00 p.m. and then attend the 8:00 p.m. performance.  Pay Betsy Bagley for your tickets.which are $35 each for seniors/students and $40 for adults.  If we have at least 25 people, the ticket prices will be reduced.
 
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL
Current Sunday School Class  Locations at 10:10 a.m.:
  • Eubanks: Front room of Sanctuary
  • Fellowship: Fellowship Hall across the street
  • Intergenerational: After School Room of CWC
CHURCH BBQ – APRIL 22 
The men of Cokes Chapel are firing up the BBQ pits for the semi-annual BBQ pulled pork plate dinners.  This spring BBQ will benefit the church and celebrate our church founders!  Join us from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., carry out or dine in!  Members and scouts are assisting in ticket sales. See a scout, an Old Goat, or the church office for tickets. $8 each.
 
 
FOUNDER’S DAY– APRIL 22
Join us for our Founders Day celebration as we remember our beginnings and look forward to our future.  9:00 a.m. and  11:00 a.m. service.
 
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
UMW will meet on Monday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  All ladies are welcome to join us and bring a friend.

UMW will host a family night supper on Wednesday, April 18th  at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please bring your favorite dishes and join us for a wonderful evening of food and fellowship.

GRADUATE SUNDAY
Information Needed to Recognize Our High School & College Graduates!  Sunday, May 20th we will be recognizing our High School and College graduates.  If you have a graduate, please email Kim Reindl at kreindl@cokeschapel.org to find out what information is needed. The DEADLINE for giving information is April 30th!


April 6, 2018 G Chat

 
HYDRANGEAS
Left off the Easter Hydrangeas list from last week: Easter Hydrangeas were given in honor of Harvey & Betty Armstrong by Hazel Beatty and Marina Lewis.
 
LUNCH BUNCH
Will be going to the historic Green Manor Restaurant in Union City, Thursday, April 12th at 11:30am. Any questions contact Wanda Moore at (770) 253-5921.

GROWING SCRIPTURALLY & SPIRITUALLY:
Dinner will be held at the Dempsey house for those interested in leading or hosting a small study group on April 12th at 6:15pm. Contact Pastor Lisa or Lynda Hawkins at lyndahawkins@kw.com

ACTIVE SHOOTER PRESENTATION
Saturday, April 14 from 2:00 – 5:00pm, in the Contemporary Worship Center. The Sheriff’s department will be making the presentation. For more information contact Paul Snyder at (770) 251-2718.

DONUTS, FRUIT, & COFFEE?
Stop by to visit with friends in the Contemporary Worship Center between the 9:00am and 11:00am services on Sunday, April 15th for some of these goodies. Feel free to take it with you to your Sunday School classes. These treats will be provided by Craig Cox and your Outreach Committee.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN NEWS
UMW will meet on Monday, April 16th at 10:30am in the Fellowship Hall. All ladies are welcome to joing us and bring a friend.

UMW will host a family night supper on Wednesday, April 18th at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your favorite dishes and join us for a wonderful evening of food and fellowship.

CHURCH BBQ – APRIL 22ND The men of Cokes Chapel are firing up the BBQ pits for the semi-annual BBQ pulled pork plate dinners. This spring BBQ will benefit the church and celebrate our church founders! Join us from 10:00am to 2:30pm, carry out or dine in! Members and scouts are assisting in ticket sales. See a scout, an Old Goat, or the church office for tickets. $8 each.

DISCOVERY WEEKEND—May 4-6 at Cokes Chapel UMC! The Discovery Weekend is a spiritual formation retreat offered to middle school youth (grades 6th-8th), lead by high school youth and adult volunteers. This is an opportunity for our ENTIRE church family to show God’s love to our young people. We hope everyone will get involved in some way with this very special event. More information to come! Questions contact Kim Reindl, kreindl@cokeschapel.org.

GODSPELL
If you would like to attend a production of Godspell at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone on Friday, May 11th, please sign up on the sheet in the narthex or CWC. We will have dinner at Carrabbas in PTC at 6:00 and then attend the 8:00 performance.

Please sign up and pay Betsy Bagley no later than Sunday, April 15th. The tickets are $35 each for seniors/students and $40 for adults. If we have at least 25 people, the ticket prices will be reduced.

Current Sunday School Class* Locations at 10:10am:
• Eubanks: Front room of Sanctuary
• Fellowship: Fellowship Hall across street
• Intergenerational: After School Room of CWC
 


March 30, 2018 G Chat

COME CELEBRATE OUR SAVIOR
Friday March 30 (TONIGHT) 7:00 pm Good Friday in Sanctuary
Sunday April 1 7:15 am Sunrise Service in front of Sanctuary
Sunday April 1 – 7:45 am Covered Dish Breakfast in Fellowship Hall
Sunday April 1 – 9:00 am Traditional Easter Celebration
Sunday April 1 – 10:10 am Sunday School for all ages
Sunday April 1 – 11:00 am Contemporary Easter Celebration

FRESH FLOWERS FOR CROSS
Bring fresh flowers to be placed on the cross at the 9:00 am service.

DISCOVERY WEEKEND
Cokes Chapel’s upcoming Discovery Weekend is a spiritual
formation retreat for our middle school students, lead by high school students and adult volunteers. We are honored to have been selected by Upper Room Ministries as one of 35 churches nation-wide to host as a Beta Test Church for the weekend. This is an amazing opportunity for both our church and your youth and we need YOU!

When: May 4-6, 2018, a weekend spiritual retreat at the church Friday night through Sunday afternoon.

Purpose: To help middle schoolers experience the life-changing love of God through the church and to encourage high schoolers to grow as spiritual leaders in our church.

Overall Theme: “Discover God’s Love through the Church”

Questions or to Volunteer: Contact Kim Reindl (kreindl@cokeschapel.org) or Tica Spake (martica@charter.net)

ACTIVE SHOOTER PRESENTATION
Saturday, April 14 from 2:00 – 5:00pm, in the Contemporary Worship Center. The Sheriff’s department will be making the presentation. For more information contact Paul Snyder at (770) 251-2718.

CURRENT SUNDAY SCHOOL LOCATIONS: 10:10 AM
• Eubanks Class: Front room of Sanctuary
• Fellowship Class: Fellowship Hall across street
• Intergenerational: After School Room of CWC

GODSPELL
If you would like to attend a production of Godspell at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone on Friday, May 11th, please sign up on the sheet in the narthex or CWC. We will have dinner at Carrabbas in PTC at 6:00 and then attend the 8:00 performance.

Please sign up and pay Betsy Bagley no later than Sunday, April 15th. The tickets are $35 each for seniors/students and $40 for adults. If we have at least 25 people, the ticket prices will be reduced.

WEEKLY PRAYER MEETING
Wednesdays at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is invited to join us as we pray.