Christmas Season Schedule
Changed from Sunday, December 9th at 4:00 pm to Saturday, December 8th at noon in Settle Hall. Samples of what you will be making are in the Narthex with a sign-up sheet so we will have enough supplies. Light refreshments will be served.
SHOEBOX CHRISTMAS PACKING PARTY – Sharon Updegraff
Please have ALL donations for the shoeboxes turned in by NEXT Sunday, December 9th. We will have a Packing Party on December 9th at 2:00 pm in Lowe Chapel with light refreshments. Everyone is invited. The shoeboxes will be distributed to children in the local area. In 2017, Cokesbury donated 60-plus boxes; let’s see if we can break that record this year! Thank you in advance for your generosity.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT – Joan Martin
Save the date “Saturday, December 15th!” The Children’s Pageant will begin at 6:30 pm in the Sanctuary followed by cookies and refreshments. All children from Cokesbury, Thumbs Up and the neighborhood are invited to participate. Practices will be Saturday, December 8th at 11:00 am and, again, (after Thumbs Up), Thursday, December 13th at 4:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
COKESBURY CHOIR – Joe Kohler
“Hope Arriving,” will be presented Sunday, December 16th in one service at 10:30 am with a hymn sing at 10:20 am and NO potluck. Rehearsals began Saturday, October 6th at 11:00 am every Saturday in the Choir Room #7. We would love to have anyone join us that likes to sing and even if you cannot read music. Contact Joe Kohler to join. Mark your calendar and don’t miss it!
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
This year, there will ONE service only at 7:00 pm with real candles. Invite your family and friends to attend this lovely service to celebrate Christ’s birth. The offering taken will be given to victims of Hurricane Michael at the direction of our United Methodist Conference Bishop.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30TH
Will be one combined service at 10:30 am with a Hymn Sing at 10:20 am followed by a Potluck lunch.
NEW YEAR’S EVE WATCH NIGHT SERVICE
Monday, December 31st at 7:00 pm only. No collection will be taken at this service and we would like to have people share personal testimonies of the past year. There will be light refreshments following this service.