First Sunday After Christmas – 12/27/20

Families Are Complicated – Matthew 1.1-17Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that, as the Scriptures are read and your Word proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today… Announcements:The number of COVID19 cases … [Read more…]

Christmas Eve – 7pm Service (online)

The World Turned Upside Down – Luke 2.1-14Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, you alone know the loneliness and thus the terror of our lives. Indeed you know us better than we know ourselves. Give us your knowledge of us so that we might not be so alone. Be … [Read more…]

Christmas Eve – 3pm Service – (online only)

Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ Note that the Drive-In service has been cancelled and will be online here Welcome and Greeting Prayer Hymn – O Come, All Ye Faithful Scripture – Isaiah 9.2-7:The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of … [Read more…]

Fourth Sunday of Advent – 12/20/20

Unsettled – 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, you are great, exalted, and holy above us and all people. This is your glory that you do not forget us, or abandon us, or reject us despite all that speaks against us. In your Son Jesus Christ, … [Read more…]

Third Sunday of Advent – 12/13/20

Advent(ure) Time – Isaiah 61.1-4, 8-11Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, are we yet alive? We feel pain and sorrow and happiness and joy. We cry, wail, laugh, and dance. Are these signs that we are alive? Or are they hints of death while masquerading as signs of life? … [Read more…]

Second Sunday of Advent – 12/6/20

A New Hope – Isaiah 40.1-11Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, have mercy on all of humankind, who today are once again especially plagued, threatened and haunted by so much foolishness. Enlighten the thoughts of those in both the East and the West, the South and the North who … [Read more…]

First Sunday of Advent – 11/29/20

Stuck In Advent – Isaiah 64.1-9Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, may you now let us this year once more approach the light, celebration, and strange wonder of the Advent season that eventually brings us face to face with the greatest thing there is: your love, with which you … [Read more…]

Christ The King Sunday – 11/22/20

King Jesus – Matthew 25.31-46Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, help us claim to be Christ for one another, defeating the loneliness in which sin cannot help but clothe us. So freed, make us neighbors for one another. In the pain, in our fear of being out of control, … [Read more…]

24th Sunday After Pentecost – 11/15/20

How Odd Of God – Matthew 25.14-30Available HereTo support Cokesbury financially, you can give online here: http://cokesburyumc.church/about/ GATHERING Prayer:Lord, you see us and hear us. You know us, each and every one of us, better than we know ourselves. You love us, even though we truly have not deserved it. You have helped us, are helping … [Read more…]