Service Times

Sundays:

  • Bible classes for all ages at 9:00 a.m.
  • Worship at 10:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
  • Worship at 10:15 a.m. in the Auditorium
  • Worship with Iglesia at 10:15 in the Chapel
  • Worship at 5 p.m. in the Chapel

Wednesdays:

  • Devotional at 3 p.m. in the Chapel
  • Bible classes for all ages at 6:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Church Office:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Community Life Center:

  • Walking Track
    • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Mondays & Thursdays
    • 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays
  • Coffee House
    • 8 a.m. – Noon, Monday through Friday

Location

1106 Colonial Road, Memphis, TN 38117

Friday, May 14, 2021
New items are shown in bold red.  
 

Church Office & CLC

 
The CLC remains closed at this time, but the church office is open and the staff is available to assist you in any way possible. Contact us at office@cocws.org or 901-761-2007 and let us know how we can help you. Prepackaged communion wafer and juice sets are still available Mon-Fri, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM for those who are not meeting in-person.  *Call 761-2007 to arrange a pick up time.   


Sunday Fundays in May

We hope you all have enjoyed our fellowship time on Sunday mornings! This week’s Sunday Funday is Brown Bag Breakfast. Bring your breakfast and enjoy time with family between worship. Whether you are leaving from first service or coming to second or third service, we hope this will provide that extra time to visit. Join us on the south parking lot from 9:30 to 10:30 AM.
 

Worship Schedule

  8:30 AM     First Service - Auditorium
                    Pre-register to attend the 8:30 service on May 16th here.

  9:45 AM     A Bible class hour is being put in place until we can safely regather for Bible
                    classes for adults, youth, and children. 

10:45 AM     Second Service - Auditorium  
                    Children’s Worship and a staffed nursery available. 
                    Pre-register to attend the 10:45 service on May 16th here.

10:45 AM     Third Service - Spanish-speaking, Chapel. 
                     Children’s Worship and
a staffed nursery available. Pre-registration is not required.

All worship services on Sunday morning will continue to be live-streamed. As we continue to love each other and our neighbor, we require that everyone attending an in-person worship gathering wear a mask and respect physical distancing of at least 6 feet. Keeping each other safe is very important to us. 

 

Sympathy

We express our sincere condolences to Jeff and Susan Owings (Faithwalk) on the passing of Jeff's uncle, Roger Yates on Monday, May 10th. Jeff and Susan will be driving this Saturday toward CA. Arrangements are pending. Prayers are appreciated for safe travel and for Roger's family during this difficult time. 

 * Jeff & Susan Owings 4828 Dee Rd, Memphis 38117

We extend our condolences to Jody Miller (Faithwalk) in the passing of his brother, Michael (Mike) Miller.  He was 62 yrs old and died of a sudden heart attack.   He leaves a wife and three children. Services will be Friday, May 14 for visitation 4-7 PM and Saturday, May 15 at 2:00 PM for the service at Forest Hill East on Whitten Rd. Your prayers of comfort, peace and understanding are requested for the family. 

 *Jody & Mindy Miller 4801 Flamingo Rd Memphis 38117

 

Drive Thru Bridal Shower

Join us for a drive thru Bridal Shower in honor of Avery Efaw and Steven Tannert on Sunday, May 16 between 1:00 - 3:00 pm at David and Theresa Jordan's home (1200 Fair Meadow Rd Memphis 38117). Avery is the daughter of Eddy and Shana Efaw. Drive by to show your love and support and enjoy a curbside treat. They are registered at Target and Amazon. Read Avery and Steven's story theknot.com/thetannerts.

Our next Drive by Bridal Shower is honoring Dawn Maki and Matthew Mason (son of Brent and Deborah Mason) on Sunday, May 23rd between 3:00- 4:30 pm at the Jordans (1200 Fair Meadow). Dawn and Matthew are registered at TargetBed, Bath & Beyond, and Walmart. Gift cards are also appreciated from Home Depot as well as the stores listed above. 

 

Family Accomplishment

Congratulations to Dr. Beverly Bond, wife of Gerald Bond (Bereans) on being awarded the Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award at the University of Memphis. The Eminent Faculty Award is presented by the Board of Visitors to an individual who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to scholarly achievement, teaching and service, bringing honor and recognition to the University. This is the highest distinction given to a faculty member by the University.

 

Prayers for Those in the Hospital & Rehab
 

 Please pray for those of our members that are currently in nursing homes or rehab facilities.

Pray For Our Church Family

Dale Beck (Joint Heirs) Requesting prayers for health concerns. *3816 Waynoka Ave. Memphis 38111  
Jim Curtis
(Beareans) prayers of comfort and peace as he mourns the passing of his wife, Sandy.
D
ot Dorsey (Joint Heirs) Continue prayers for her health.

Danny Flatt, Please continue to pray for relief of hip pain and regained strength. The family is sincerely thankful for past improvements and for your prayers.
Anita Goode (Lifesavers) Continuing physical therapy. Thankful for your continued prayers. 
for continued healing as she recovers.  

*Mike Hamm (Cornerstone) surgery to correct his nose and sinus issues has been postponed. 
Nancy Kelly
(Joint Heirs) requests your prayers for health issues.

Cindy Lawrence
,
 
will have surgery on June 9. Please pray for her and her family as they prepare for this surgery and for how they will manage during her recovery. 

Emogene Moore is having some health issues that are requiring medical attention, but is feeling better. Please pray for these issues to improve and for her to feel better. 
Craig Norell (FaithWalk) Requesting prayers for an upcoming procedure on 5/20 to ease back pain.
Sandy Oster (Lifesavers) Continue prayers for her voice and throat to improve. 
*Herbert & Margaret Parson (Joint Heirs) Please continue prayers for health issues & pain relief.  
Stacy Robinson, in a rehab facility. Please continue to pray for her to regain strength, and improve her skills and her speech.
Ronn and Susan Rubio will be traveling 6000 miles between May 14 and June 12 with their tent in tow visiting national parks and beaches in the Northwest.  Betty and Ronny Copeland will join them in Portland. They would appreciate prayers for travel mercy. 
Lucy Treanor (Joint Heirs) Recently diagnosed with stage 4 chronic kidney disease. Requesting prayers for healing.

Vicki Vandiveer (Seekers) Continues to improve following a pacemaker procedure last week. Her address is: 6786 Beagle Run Lane, Arlington, TN 38002 
Kay Walker, our church accountant, she has seen a specialist and more tests are scheduled to better determine what's going on.  Please continue to pray for her healing.  Kay's address: 1138 Huntsman Ln Memphis TN 38120

 

Pray for Our Family and Friends

Rusty Cartwright, (brother Trina Peery) He's home recovering. The family is grateful for all the prayers.
Dennis Copple, nephew of Ann Little (Seekers), Struggling with several health concerns. Requesting prayers for healing.
*Ellen Cox, stepmother of Vayna & Valerie Clements, Covid free & feeling better! Thankful for your prayers.
Baylee Cromwell
,
 16 yr old daughter of friend of Amy & Jamie Clements (former members) Baylee was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is being treated at St. Jude Children's Hospital. Prayers are requested for peace and healing. 
Kimberly Davis, niece of Jessie Sanders (Joint Heirs) Praise God! the pathology reports have revealed Kimberly is cancer free!  Please continue to pray for the upcoming third surgery (mass in her chest) that it too will have good results.   
Julie Fiorelli, (sister of Cindy Lawrence) will have a mastectomy on May 19, with radiation and chemo to follow. Please lift her in prayer for healing, encouragement and loving peace. Julie lives in St. Louis. 
*Emma Hooker, (friend of Vayna and Valerie Clements) Covid free! Thankful for your prayers.
Karen Johnson, (aunt of Valerie & Vayna Clements) Please continue prayers for physical healing & comfort after the passing of her daughter, Sheila.
Emily Lowe, David Scott’s sister, is in remission from breast cancer, but now diagnosed with Parkinson's disease & her husband & son both are being treated for cancer. Prayers are requested. 
Mary Margaret Lloyd, daughter of Mike & Patty Crittenden (Lifesavers) Pray for continued strength, courage, comfort & peace for her & her family. 
Marty Lynn, mother of Richie Lynn (Cornerstone) has multiple myeloma and treatments are no longer working. Prayers for pain management and for peace during the hard days ahead. 
*Geraldine (Gerri) Mason, (mother of Brent Mason) showing significant signs of improvement. She is slowly pronouncing certain words a little better. The nurses & P.T.’s have her doing some amazing things & we’re so grateful for such good care from the staff at MJH. Thanks for your continued prayers. 
Pat McRee, mother of Amber Turner, Bone cancer. Showing some improvement. Thankful for prayers. 
Cellus & Debbie Moore (brother & sister-in-law of Emogene Moore) requests your prayers of peace and discernment for family concerns and struggles. 
Shelby Turner, granddaughter of Harry and Nancy Seratt (Lifesavers) Claire has recently updated Shelby's entry on CaringBridge. Shelby's Journal  Also remember Claire & Jeff in your prayers.
Janet Whitworth, Thankful for prayers for her health & memory concerns.  

 

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