COKESBURY NEWS

OCTOBER 2019

GROUP FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS AT RECOVERY AT COKESBURY

Our Family & Friends Compulsion Education group will meet following Recovery at Cokesbury worship at 8:15 pm and will cover topics applicable to loved ones dealing with addiction recovery. The class is 4 weeks long and will address a different topic each week on a rotating schedule, so you can jump in at any time. 

CANCER SUPPORT

Join us for our annual celebration of “More Birthdays, Less Cancer” on Sunday, October 13 at 1:30 pm on the North Campus. This group is for anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis for yourself or a loved one. Contact Shirley Gross at sgross@cokesbury.tv or 865-246-0448 for more information.

GRIEF SUPPORT

This group meets weekly to walk through seasons of grief together. Join us on Monday nights at 6:30 in Room 200 on the North Campus. This group is open to
anyone dealing with grief, and we Encourage you to invite your friends who are not a part of Cokesbury, but who may benefit from this group. Contact Shirley Gross at sgross@cokesbury.tv or 865-246-0448 for more information.

SERVE WITH OUR OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Hope Connection – Compassionate volunteers meet with families in need to help navigate challenges.

Hope Initiative – Hope Initiative is a ministry to single-parent families, and we’re in need of Homework Helpers to
volunteer on Tuesday evenings. Partner with a child, ages 6–11, to help with homework. Dinner is included! For more
information, visit our Hope Initiative page, and to get started serving, fill out the volunteer form

Manna House – Pantry for anyone facing a food emergency

 LUNCHEON FOR SENIOR ADULTS 

Join us for lunch and special guest speaker Charles Maynard on Wednesday, October 16 at noon in the Small Dining Room on the North Campus. Lunch is $7. Please RSVP by visiting Guest Services, or call or email. Shirley Gross at sgross@cokesbury.tv or 865-246-0448.

SOUP FOR A CAUSE

Chris Fulwider’s famous Italian Sausage and Bean Soup is available to order now. Quarts are $10 each, and proceeds will benefit the Bob Lewis Love Our Neighbor Fund. Order now! Soup will be available for pick-up and payment on Sunday, November 3.

TRANSFORMED

This month, we’re looking at how we are transformed by Jesus through growing, serving, and giving. God is not done with us yet! We invite you to take a look at highlights in mission and ministry so far in 2019 by viewing our Transformed ministry handout. You can make your 2020 commitment to God’s work at Cokesbury here

NEIGHBORING NEWARK

THANK YOU! We collected more than 75 cases of water to send to Newark in response to the drinking water crisis they are facing. 

COKESBURY STUDENTS

Fifty-Six: Games and worship on Wednesday nights, 6–7:30 pm | Small Groups on Sunday mornings, dismiss during 10 am worship

Middle School: Games, worship, and Small Groups on Wednesday nights, 6–7:45 pm

High School: Worship and fellowship on Sunday evenings, 5–6:30 pm

SERVING:

From small group leaders, to event volunteers, and everything in between, you’re sure to have fun serving with this team!

Wednesday Nights – Fifty-Six and Middle School 

Sunday Mornings – Fifty-Six

Sunday Nights – High School(we follow Knox County School calendar)

COKESBURY KIDS

Sundays (K-4th): Start worship with your family, then follow the banner to Cokesbury Kids.

Sundays (Preschoolers): Dropped off at start of service, or parents can walk them to class when the big kids are dismissed. Preschoolers who are 3 years old and potty training by August 15 join us in our preschool class.  

Sundays (Nursery): We welcome children 6-weeks and older to a loving childcare environment.

Wednesdays (K-4th): Begins Sept. 11 at 6:30 pm. Worship, small groups, & games on the South Campus

SERVING: 

Share God’s one big story, helping children play as they learn. No teaching is required and everything is prepared for you.

Sundays: Monthly Commitment – August – July

Wednesdays: Weekly Commitment – Sept. – Apr. – 6:30 pm (we follow Knox County School calendar), beginning Sept. 11

 

HELP US MAKE THE WORSHIP EXPERIENCE HAPPEN

Help us make the worship experience happen! No previous experience is necessary, and training is provided. We’re looking for help running cameras, lights, sound, capturing photos, and hosting online worship. We need volunteers on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays!

SAY HELLO

Our Greeters make Cokesbury a welcoming place for everyone who walks through our doors! Join one of our monthly teams to smile, wave, hold doors, or answer questions. No experience required!

 

CHARGE CONFERENCE

 

Cokesbury’s Charge Conference will be on Sunday, November 24 at 11:30 am at the Gathering Place on the South Campus. All church members are invited to join us for this meeting and update with our superintendent from the Smoky Mountain District of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. 

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 2019 giving, click here.

 

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CONTACT US

MAILING ADDRESS:
9919 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922

Office Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - noon

Email Us
(865) 693-0353