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Upcoming Events

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  • Coat Drive

    We will collect coats, sweaters, and hoodies in the gazebo Nov 11th and Nov 18th (or in the church office), to be distributed to qualifying Food Pantry clients on the two Thursdays after Thanksgiving: Nov 29th and Dec 6th, in the gym starting at 12:45 PM. Contact kathleen@hurrenlaw.com for details.

  • Women's Mentoring Ministry
    6:30-8 PM | Sept 26th | Oct 24th | Nov 28th
    Coker UMC Wesley 703/704

    Join us for a meet-up and meaningful conversations during the women’s mentoring ministry at Coker. Joining generations together in Godly wisdom, biblical teaching, and spiritual support of one another. The group will meet monthly on Wednesday nights after mid-week Manna dinner. Meetings will be in Wesley 703/704 from 6:30-8 PM.

  • The Redemption of Scrooge Facebook & YouTube Live Bible Study
    7 PM Wednesdays | Nov 28th-Dec 19th

    Based on Charles Dickens' book, A Christmas Carol, The Redemption of Scrooge study explores the world of Ebeneezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Cratchits, with an eye to the Christian faith. We invite you to join us on Facebook Live, YouTube Live, or on coker.org for this interactive study where you can ask Pastor Damon questions directly through comments and chat. If you are unable to attend the Live sessions, the recordings will be available on coker.org or the audio versions will be available on iTunes Podcast under CokerChurch.

  • Family Advent | Making Memories Together
    12:30-2 PM | Dec 2nd

    Families of all ages and stages, join together in the gym after the 11 AM worship service, as we begin our Advent journey. We will have lunch, enjoy a cookie decorating center, and even have a hot chocolate bar! Togethers families can make an Advent take away....what will it be....it's a surprise!! Please RSVP to Cheryl Kendall

  • Christmas at Coker Concert
    5 PM | Dec 9th

    If you love sharing great music and great memories at Christmas, this night is for you! Join our choirs, orchestra, band, and Santa Claus for a holiday tradition unlike any other. If you would like your family photos to be included in the slideshow, please e-mail them to Mark. An offering will be taken up for the Organ if you feel led to give. For more information, contact Dr. Mark Humphrey

  • Family Movie Night
    6:30 PM | Dec 14th

    Families join together in the Upper Room of the Gibbs Building to watch "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Come dressed in your PJs and get ready for movie time, hot chocolate and more! Please RSVP to Cheryl Kendall

  • Students Progressive Dinner
    4 PM | Dec 16th

    Students grades 6th-12th are invited to join us for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun. The Progressive Dinners are a highlight of the year and the Advent Season. This is a great evening to invite and meet new friends, or catch up with old friends. We will meet at Coker UMC at 4 PM and then shuttle to different houses throughout the evening. Please bring a gift valued at $5 or under. For more information and to RSVP, contact Colton Willis.

  • Las Posadas
    6 PM | Dec 16th

    An Advent Service in the Hispanic tradition that recalls Mary’s and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem. Worshipers follow the Holy Family as they visit several innkeepers looking, unsuccessfully, for shelter. They finally find room and are welcomed into a manger. Our evening begins with a service in the Sanctuary and is followed by a fiesta with tamales, fun, music, door prizes, photo booth with Santa, and a piñata for the kids. For more information, contact Pastor David Blanco, pastordavid@coker.org 16 de Diciembre | 6PM | Las Posadas Las Posadas es un servicio de Adviento en la tradición hispana que recuerda a María y José buscando posada en Belén. Los partícipes siguen a la Sagrada Familia en su búsqueda de posada, mas no logran encontrar posada. Finalmente, encuentran posada en un pesebre. Nuestra evento empieza con un servicio en el santuario, seguido por una fiesta con tamales, diversión, música, premios, foto con Santa Clos, y una piñata para los niños. Para más

  • Christmas Eve at Coker

    Our Advent for Everyone Sermon Series will happen on the four weeks leading up to Christmas. We invite you, your family, friends, and neighbors to Christmas Eve at Coker. Christmas Eve Service Times Sanctuary 3 PM | Christmas Eve Family Service 5 PM & 7 PM | Candlelight Service Chapel 11 PM | Candlelight Service Segundo Piso, Gibbs 5 PM | Coker En Español

  • Coker UMC Students | Late Night Coker
    7-11 PM | Feb 8th & Apr 12

    Come join us for our quarterly big event! Bring friends for fun, games, food, and so much more! This will be a great evening of fellowship and community building!

  • GriefShare
    1-3 PM Mondays beginning Sept 17th
    Wesley 802

    For anyone experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one, join this video-based grief recovery curriculum with small support group discussions. Mondays 1-3 PM beginning September 17th. Cost is $20 for required workbook. Weekly topics listed below: Session I Sept 17- Is this normal? Session II Sept 24- Challenges of Grief Session III Oct 1- The Journey of Grief, Part One Session IV- Oct 8- The Journey of Grief, Part Two Session V- Oct 15- Grief and Your Relationships Session VI- Oct 22- Why? Session VII- Oct 29- Guilt and Anger Session VIII- Nov 5- Complicating Factors SPECIAL SESSION- Nov 12- Surviving the Holidays (Open to any visitors) Session IX- Nov 19- Stuck Session X- Nov 26- Lessons of Grief, Part One Session XI- Dec 3- Lessons of Grief, Part Two Session XII- Dec 10- Heaven Session XIII- Dec 17- What do I live for now?

  • Moms in Prayer
    9:30 AM | Wednesdays (Sept 5th-Dec 12th)
    Upstairs Wesley Building at Coker UMC, Rm 804

    Join us in prayer for the next generation….Whether you have a little one in pre-school or are experiencing an empty nest, we can always influence our children's lives through the power of prayer.  At Moms in Prayer we pray scripture over our kids and their teachers each week because we believe there is more power in calling on His name than in our own striving. The Lord is able. He is in control. He equips us through prayer & petition. He is the Victor and through Him we are too. Join us in prayer. Note, Moms in Prayer will not meet on Sept 19th.

  • Coker Kids | Kids Worship

    Kids are welcome to join us in the back of the sanctuary after Children's Time During the 11 AM Worship Service. Kids head to the gym for their very own worship time, and parents can pick their kids up in the gym after service.

  • Mid-Week Manna Dinners
    5:30 PM | Wednesdays

    Join us for dinner and fellowship Wednesday nights. Adults are $5, Children are $2. So that we know how much to cook, reservations need to be made by 10 AM Mondays for the Wednesday dinner. Make Reservations By Calling the Church Office, or By E-mailing: Gail.Hatcher@coker.org

  • LIVE STREAM

    Join us for live worship on Sundays on any device!

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    Download the Coker app at the Google Play and Apple app stores. It's an easy way to stay connected on your handhelds.