COATES STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

601 West Coates Street

Moberly, MO  65270

(660) 263-4571

Rev. Joel W. Lynn,  Pastor

Email:  cspcmoberly@gmail.com

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WEEKEND UPDATE

 

All are invited to join at Worship with the Lord at Coates Street Presbyterian Church.

We Seek to Know Christ’s Love and Minister in His Name

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world and all who dwell in it.    For He founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters.         Psalm 24:1-2

 

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CHURCH NEWS & NOTES, LOOKING AHEAD:

2019 Giving Statements are ready and available in the Parlor.  Please help us save postage, by picking them up Sunday.

 Choir Rehearsals are Wednesday’s at 5:30pm.   Welcome all that love to sing! Next Rehearsal is Jan. 15th.

 Deacon’s Meeting is Monday at 6:30pm

 Session meets Wednesday, January 15th at 6:30

Installation and Ordination of Elders and Deacons will be next Sunday, January 19th during Worship.

Training for Elders & Deacon’s for this year, will begin at 10:00 AM, January 25th.  Pastor Joel requests all Elders & Deacon’s serving this year to attend.

 Sunday, Jan 26th is our annual Congregational meeting and carry in dinner, immediately after Worship, you are invited to please bring a dish to share.

 Covenant Point Last Hurrah!! To help say goodbye, we’re inviting everyone out to spend one last afternoon with us at Covenant Point.    On Saturday, January 18th starting around 3:00pm, join us for hot chocolate and s’mores around the camp fire.  Share fond memories about a camp that has been such a special place for so many.  There will be a brief service at 4:00pm.  Please RSVP by 1/17 to mupministry@gmail.com  or call 573-304-0650

Camp information and registration forms are available in the office, or   talk to Mary. This year we are also offering an inter-generational mission trip to South Dakota, to help plant trees!  We have something for everyone!  CSPC has scholarships available, don’t let money be a reason not to attend.

 SNOW and freezing rain is in the forecast for this weekend!  If we could have a couple of volunteers to push the snow off the walks before Worship that would be great!  Thank you for helping keep the front steps and elevator entrance clean and free of debris and snow!

Women’s group will be meeting on Saturday mornings at the Church at 9:30 AM, in the Parlor.  Everyone is welcome to join at any time.

Our fellowship groups are going well. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Please contact the office about how to get involved, and for locations for their next meetings. 

Pastor Joel wants to hear from you, the church: if there are any favorite hymns or songs that that we have not sung since he started here. Email the church those hymn names, and Pastor Joel will add them to his list of potential song choices.

 Be sure to get a copy of “These Days, Daily Devotions for Living by Faith” and/or “The Upper Room, Where the world meets to pray”.  Free copies are available in the Parlor or table in hall. 

The Lending Library in the hallway is waiting for you to see what is available!  The Care and Fellowship Committee invites you to TAKE A BOOK, BRING A BOOK and pass them on or return them.  Religious or not!  There are several new additions to the library.  The shelves are full, waiting for you to find your perfect reflection book, bible, nice daily devotional books, or look to see if the perfect “Chicken Soup” for your soul book is there to read. 

Do you know someone in the CSPC community who would like to attend Worship, Church events or may need a ride to Doctor appointments, need to go grocery shopping, or have someone pick up your groceries?  Call the Church office to see if one of our volunteers can help!  Pastor Joel is visiting with people that are not always able to come to Church, he can take them Communion also, if they wish.  If you know someone who would like a visit from Pastor Joel, please let the office know, or contact Pastor Joel.

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REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Avas Del Church, Jim Coyle, Larry Walker, Dan & Laura Festa, Tom Schafer, Arla Stone, Jeff Stone, Rebecca Benoit, Don Mueller, Scott Bishop, Lois Corderman, Sara Cariker, Teri McGinnis, Stephanie Heimann, Jennifer Wilson, Ryan Unger, Heather Cleavinger, Susan Staiger, Ruth Ann Reid, Tom Fuhrman, Bud Prewitt, Nancy Humphrey, April Bowling, Barbara Moore, Nathaniel Wimmer, Aaron Baker, Becky Thomas of Florida, David Viley, Paul Copenhaver, Dr. David Whitson, Jim & Rhonda Blakey, Cora Jane Neff, Sue Rocket, Wanda Hunker, Sherilyn Peters, Jim Stone, Homer & Helen Johnson, Eva Russell, Pat & Janet Craig, Jay Ridgway, Ken Willard, Patti Stone, McLain Clevenger, Sammie Cross, , Laurie Delaney, Ron Self, Bonnie Kilgore,  Nancy Landrum, Janie Riley, Union Church of Roanoke, Armstrong

Please notify the office if you have someone to add to or remove from the Prayer list. 

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Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts,

as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.  For thine is the kingdom,

and the power, and glory, forever.

Amen.

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MORNING PRAYER

God, you make old things pass away and declare new things to be.  As I am renewed in my baptism this morning, help me to confirm my baptismal vows in my life today. Amen.

EVENING PRAYER

Holy One, you stretched out the heavens and spread out the earth, and in that context I give you this small day that I have lived.  Now may I sleep, safe and secure in your covenant promise to me that I am your beloved child, in whom you are well pleased. Amen.

 

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 YOUTH GROUP NEWS: 

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them,

for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” 

                                                                            Matthew 19:14            

Do you have a school aged child or grandchild?  Please consider signing them up to attend our youth program.   For each group, CSPC provides a healthy snack, different ways to learn about Jesus in the weekly lessons and crafts or activities   to help reinforce the lessons.  Mary has a way of telling the stories of Jesus on the child’s level, they all are tuned into her as she tells the story.

Would you like to become involved in the youth programs?  Volunteers are always needed to help. 

See Mary to sign up!  Youth groups will be starting up soon, be thinking of how you can become involved.  The children are picked up from school on the CSPC bus, and transported to the church, parents pick them up here after group meetings.

YOUTH GROUPS MEET AS FOLLOWS, during the school year:

Combined class of Middle School & High School – Meets on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month from 6-8 PM  

Elementary School – Thursdays from 3:15-5:15 PM 

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CAMP NEWS:

Covenant Point Last Hurrah!! To help say goodbye, we’re inviting everyone out to spend one last afternoon with us at Covenant Point.    On Saturday, January 18th starting around 3:00pm, join us for hot chocolate and s’mores around the camp fire.  Share fond memories about a camp that has been such a special place for so many.  There will be a brief service at 4:00pm.  Please RSVP by 1/17 to mupministry@gmail.com  or call 573-304-0650

Camp information and registration forms are available in the office, or   talk to Mary. This year we are also offering an inter-generational mission trip to South Dakota, to help plant trees!  We have something for everyone!  CSPC has scholarships available, don’t let money be a reason not to attend.

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 SNOW and freezing rain is in the forecast for this weekend!  If we could have a couple of volunteers to push the snow off the walks before Worship that would be great!  Thank you for helping keep the front steps and elevator entrance clean and free of debris and snow!

Be sure to get a copy of “These Days, Daily Devotions for Living by Faith” and/or “The Upper Room, Where the world meets to pray”.  Free copies are in the Parlor. 

Do you know someone in the CSPC community who would like to attend Worship, Church events or may need a ride to Doctor appointments, need to go grocery shopping, or have someone pick up your groceries? Call the Church office to see if one of our volunteers can help!

Pastor Joel is visiting with people that are not always able to come to Church, he can take them Communion also, if they wish. If you know someone who would like a visit from Pastor Joel, please let the office know, or contact Pastor Joel.

Our “WEEKEND UPDATE” is sent out every Friday, to all that are on our email list, and for those with no emails, we will mail a copy to them.  Please call the office, if you would like to be added to the list.

Do you have news, special reading or suggestions? These can be pictures of you, family or pictures of pretty scenery, sunsets, sunrises etc.  You can email, mail or bring your news etc… To the office.

If you know someone that would like to be added to our WEEKEND UPDATE email OR mailing list, please let the office know and we will be sure to add them.

Are you “friends” with Coates Street Presbyterian Church on Facebook?  Be sure to “like” our page to follow us!

Be sure to visit the Lending Library in the hallway!  The Congregational Care Committee invites you to TAKE A BOOK, BRING A BOOK and pass them on or return them.  Religious or not!

Please send us YOUR PICTURES or NEWS to share!


    • COMMUNITY NEWS & NOTES:

      Circus Spectacular is coming to the MACC Activity Center, Monday, January 13th.  Shows are at 4:00 PM & 6:30 PM.  We have “Free Pass” coupons, which admits one child free with one paid adult.  The tickets will be on the table in the hallway across from the office door.

      Sylvia Ganaway from Project Jumpstart is reaching out to churches for help Jumpstart.  They are having to turn down students because they cannot get enough help.  They tutor children on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:30 PM.  Children and parents are applying but without tutors it’s impossible.  If you have time to volunteer, please call her, at 660-263-7978 or you can email her at sylviaganaway@yahoo.com.  They really are desperate for help.  Thank you God Bless, Sylvia Ganaway.

      Moberly Area Women’s Conference will be January 17 from 6-9 PM and January 18, 2020 from 8AM-Noon. Hosted by Redeemer Church, At the 4th Street Theater, 112 N. 4th St.  “What if all women in Moberly could all be All In?  All In for Jesus…and All In for each other?  In lieu of ticket price, we’re asking that you consider making a donation to Safe Passage Home for Women.  See registration site for donation ideas/suggestions.  Visit: https://qrgo.page.link/eXLQS for more information and to register!

       Annual MLK Celebration on Monday, January 20, 2020; 6:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church, 101 South Fourth Street, Moberly, MO  65270.  If you have any questions, please contact Lorna Miles at 660-263-7173. 

      Moberly Optimist Club “A Friend of Youth” will have a Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, January 25th, 2020; at the St. Pius X Undercroft, from 11AM – 2PM (Italian Style).  Adults $8.00, Under 12: $3.00 6 and under: Free!

       

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JUST FOR FUN

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Who can jump higher, Snowmen or Snowwomen? 

Neither!  Snowmen or Snowwomen can’t jump!