COKESBURY NEWS

NOVEMBER 2020

WORSHIP WITH US

We offer indoor, outdoor, and online worship options! Pre-registration will be required for South Campus & North Campus indoor worship. Seating is limited for indoor services. Registration links will be live Thursday through Saturday each week. Outdoor services are dependent upon weather. If weather will impact our outdoor service, we will post updates to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Cokesbury App (iTunes) (Android). 

COKESBURY ONLINE

SUNDAYS
Weekend Contemporary
10 & 11:15 am

WEDNESDAYS
Midweek Traditional
7 pm

ON DEMAND
Recovery at Cokesbury

NORTH CAMPUS

SUNDAYS

10 am Indoors

10 am Outdoors (weather permitting)

Contemporary Worship

SOUTH CAMPUS

SUNDAYS

10 am Indoors

Traditional Worship

RECOVERY AT COKESBURY

THURSDAYS

Doors open: 5:15
Worship: 6:30
Groups: 7:45

 

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS – GRIEFSHARE GROUP

The holidays can be especially difficult if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. Our Surviving the Holidays: GriefShare group will offer two options this year. We will have a one-day, in-person workshop on Sunday, November 22 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Register now. Our online group will begin on Monday, November 23 at 6:30 pm. This group meets weekly for 4 weeks on Zoom. For more information and to register, contact Shirley Gross.

ADVENT BOOK STUDY

Join Rev. Charles Maynard for this online Advent study of Olu Brown’s book: Hope: An Advent Journey. Beginning Monday, November 30 from 7 to 8 pm via Zoom. This study lasts 4 weeks. If you’d like to purchase a book, you can do so on Amazon.

CHRISTMAS HOPE

It will look different this year, but our annual party celebrating families and serving the community is happening! We will have several parties over the course of two weekends to welcome families. We need plenty of volunteers as well as gifts to stock the Christmas Store. Click here for all the details. 

HOLIDAY HOURS FOR OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Fig Tree and Manna House hours for upcoming holidays: 

THANKSGIVING – Closed Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 28. Resume regular hours on Saturday, November 29. 

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR’S DAY – Closed Wednesday, December 23 through Sunday, January 3. Resume regular hours on Monday, January 4.  **Fig Tree only will be open on Monday, December 28 and Wednesday, December 30 from 11 am to 1 pm. 

SAUSAGE & BEAN SOUP FUNDRAISER FOR MANNA HOUSE

Chris Fulwider is back with his famous Italian Sausage & Bean Soup to raise money for Manna House. Pre-order your quart(s) of soup here! Bring $10 per quart, cash or check (made out to Cokesbury Church with “soup” in the memo field), when you pick up your soup at our Drive By pickup station on the North Campus between 9 am and 12:30 pm on Sunday, December 6

ARE YOU DEALING WITH A COMPULSION OF A SPOUSE,  FAMILY MEMBER, CO-WORKER, OR FRIEND?

Virtual Class Now Available
Do you have a family member or friend who is dealing with something that is overwhelming them? Would you like to know how to invest in their recovery? Join us each Monday at 7 pm. The Zoom link is available here.

JOIN A SMALL GROUP

Small Groups invite us into deeper conversations and relationships with others who want to know and follow Jesus. New online groups will be formed in September. Spend 6 weeks getting to know more people from Cokesbury and grow in your faith together. 

REGISTER NOW

 

DAILY BIBLE READINGS

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MONTHLY NEWS UPDATES & TEXT ALERTS

The best way to stay up-to-date on everything going on at Cokesbury is to subscribe to our monthly news updates and text alerts. Get all the news you need to know delivered to your email inbox once a month, and receive a text if there is a major schedule change due to weather or other circumstances.

COKESBURY APP

If you haven’t already, please download our Cokesbury Church app, which integrates giving, online forms, ministry communications and more: making it easier than ever to stay connected. Download our app (iTunes or Google Play) and set up your account login and profile picture, or visit here. Questions? Email us at accounts@cokesbury.tv.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INCREDIBLE GENEROSITY

Thank You for your faithful giving to God’s work at Cokesbury, and your incredible generosity. Your gifts equip us to love people into a relationship with Jesus to change the world. To give to Cokesbury Church or to view 2020 giving, click here.

WEEKLY DIGITAL CONTENT

North Campus Worship

10 and 11:15 am

Weekly Email Update

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South Campus Midweek Worship

Traditional worship music and a message from one of our pastors. Weekly at 7 pm.

I WANT TO HELP

WAYS TO SERVE

 Be a good neighbor – One of the biggest ways we can serve one another during this time is by following community recommendations.  Even during this time of social distancing, you can still check on your community through phone, texting, email, and video conferencing.  Now is an important time to pray for our community and our neighbors around the world.

Fig Tree is a space that exists to meet essential needs and invite all into a safe community where we can truly be seen and known. Volunteers greet guests and facilitate the services we provide including showers, laundry, computers, and meals. We’ll be offering volunteer training soon!  To learn more, email Hannah or visit here.

Phone Ministry – Our phone ministry enables us to reach out and stay connected to the hundreds of families we typically serve in person each month. Please sign up here if you are interested in serving.

CAC – Mobile Meals has resumed daily meal delivery. Call the Office on Aging at 865-524-2786 and ask for Mobile Meals.

CAC – Connecting Hearts program – focuses on isolated seniors with no support system. Donations of items such as tuna, soup, cereal, peanut butter, toilet paper, paper products, water, etc.

United Way and Alliance for Better Nonprofits has created a COVID-19 fund to support organizations offering relief in our community.

 

I NEED HELP

Manna House – Manna House has Take Out food bags available for pick up on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 9 am to 11 am. Drive to the Manna House entrance at 9919 Kingston Pike and a volunteer will bring a bag to you. 

Hope Connection is an outreach ministry to low-income families that seeks to build relationships that lead to financial stability and overall well-being. By first building a relationship, we are able to better understand each individual’s situation and focus on creating lasting change in their quality of life. Currently our process is being conducted over the phone.  Call our offices (693-0353) M-Th 8:30a-12:30p to schedule an appointment.

Fig Tree offers a safe space to form community and meet essential needs. Showers, laundry, internet and computer access, and meals are part of the services we offer. 

Community Resources – Tennessee 211 is a resource available to our community at any time, but is especially helpful during this time when resources are changing daily. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. Simply dial 211 in your phone to reach someone who can direct you.  

CONTACT US

MAILING ADDRESS:
9919 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922

Office Hours:
Our office is currently being staffed Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3:30 pm. You are always welcome to contact us via email or phone.   

Email Us
(865) 693-0353