UPCOMING EVENTS

A Season of Thanksgiving Basket Auction

11/9 - 6:30-8:30pm

A fun evening of fellowship, food, and fundraising for COS
Here are some ways you can help for the Season of Thanksgiving Basket Auction:
Prepare a gift basket/box for auction. Food, drink and books are always popular items, along with other items for Christmas gifts. Make an appetizer or dessert for the evening. Bring a bottle of wine for the evening.  Donate a door prize item.Attend the evening of fellowship and fundraising, and bring a friend or two!



Elec tion Day!

11/6

Make you voice heard! Visit GoVoteTN for information on polling locations and hours!

COS/Justice Knox Listening Session

Have you signed up for a Listening Session yet? These “Listening Sessions” are part of an annual process taking place in congregations across the city. This is the first step in working together to take action to address – or take further steps to address - a specific issue of justice in our community. Sign up at the back of the sanctuary. For more info, contact our pastor, John Gill, Jay McMahan, Rev. Marcia Free, or Betty Henault.


Conscious Consumers Potluck and Congregational Meeting

11/11 - after church

The Conscious Consumers invite you to pull up a chair and chow down with us at the COS vegan/vegetarian potluck . Bring your favorite veggie or vegan dish. Try out something new, maybe do a test run of vegetarian or vegan Thanksgiving vittles. We will have a designated table for vegan edibles to avoid having to label every dish. So... join us... come hungry... eat heartily!  

Marketplace Open Enrollment

Ends 12/15

HEALTH CARE Reminder: Marketplace Open Enrollment has started and lasts until December 15. Now is the time to visit HealthCare.gov to get ready for this year’s Open Enrollment and review your 2019 plan options.

Daylilies

11/7  11:30am

Join us for lunch at Olive Garden near West Town Mall


PAST EVENTS


Knoxville PrideFest & Pride Parade

June 23

Thanks to everyone who made posters, walked in the parade, and volunteered to staff our booth at PRIDEFEST 2018. It was a joyful day and a great way to express the extravagant welcome of COS and God’s Love toward all

COS Kids Camp - Our Beautiful Little Planet

June 18-21

We had a total of 22 kids who participated in Kids Camp this year.  Several of our families were out of town for the week which made for a lighter attendance.  However, the fun and learning were not diminished!  Our Beautiful Little Planet program focused on ecology and Creation Care; we learned about protecting our water sources, recycling, reusing by shopping at thrift stores, and saving energy.  Thank you to all who helped make it happen!  

Labor Day Folk Dance, Sing-along & Picnic

May 28

Our annual folk dance and sing-along was a great success! We had lots of atendees and everyone had a great time. Most of us were even willing to dance! up. Thanks to Joan Paul and her team for organizing!

Keeping Families Together Immigration Rally

June 28

Thanks to everyone who showed up at the keeping Families Together rally to support immigrant families in our community and protest policies like 287-G locally and the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy at the border. Your presence and your voice make a difference to our neighbors!

SHINE Sunday School Kick Off Party at ZOO Knoxville

August 5

Following along with our summer theme of Go Wild! and our ecology based Kids Camp, we held our annual fall kick off at ZOO Knoxville.

Wild Goose Festival

Youth Event

July 12 – 15

Our youth group attended the Wild Goose Festival and had a blast! We camped out and took part in an art, music, and story-driven transformational experience that was grounded in faith-inspired social justice.

COS Stewardship Event: Biblical Discoveries Across Jordan

October 14

Dr. Gerald Mattingly, renowned biblical scholar and archaeologist, will bring the biblical history of Jordan to life in a vivid & engaging lecture. Our visit includes time in his lab and an opportunity to explore the University Biblical Antiquities Museum. 

Keeping Families Together Immigration Rally

June 28

Thanks to everyone who showed up at the keeping Families Together rally to support immigrant families in our community and protest policies like 287-G locally and the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy at the border. Your presence and your voice make a difference to our neighbors!


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