COVID-19 Updates

Last revised: April 2

As life around the world continues to be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the CBC staff and deacons are committed to keeping you safe and informed. We will continue to heed the recommendations of the CDC and others that God has allowed to be in authority.

While God has not given us a spirit of fear, we are called to love our neighbor. At this time, we are called to express love to our neighbor (and our world for that matter) by temporarily suspending in-person gatherings.

With that in mind, we will continue to connect with one another through digital platforms through the month of April. The church office has also been closed. In the meantime, ways to stay connected are listed below.

 

TEXT UPDATES

We encourage and invite you to opt-in for text message updates from Coats Baptist Church. We will use this service during and after the pandemic as we want to keep you informed of any schedule changes, cancellations, or big news! We promise not to spam you with texts and you always have the chance to opt out. Simply text the number below and follow the instructions in the automated text message. It only takes a few seconds! Text CBCNEWS to 94000.

You will receive text messages from Coats Baptist Church. Message & data rates may apply. Messages frequency varies. Reply STOP to stop, HELP for help. Terms: http://clst.io/terms. Privacy policy: http://clst.io/privacy.

 

WORSHIP LIVE

Through the month of April, we will not be meeting in person for worship gatherings. Services will be live streamed every Sunday at 9:30am and 6pm. Tune in with either of the following options:

Facebook 
Website Livestream
Youtube

 

GROUP LIFE

We do believe that during this time of social distancing, we must be creative and resourceful to continue growing in Christ and connecting with one another in community. While we cannot permit physical gatherings at church, we encoruage you to stay connected! Group life and meetings can occur virtually through various online avenues. Below are the latest online group gatherings that you can join at this time.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

Barnabas – Sundays at 8:30am

CLICK HERE to join or call (312) 626-6799. The meeting ID is 642 851 668.

WEDNESDAY GROUPS (7pm)

Youth Group

CLICK HERE to join or contact students@coatsbaptist.com with any questions.

Adult Coed Bible Study

CLICK HERE to join or contact jimmy@coatsbaptist.com with any questions.

This group is led by Pastor Jimmy. They will focus on God’s word to the Thessalonians including a review of apostle Paul’s missionary methods and message. In our study, we will also look at the return of Jesus Christ, the resurrection of those in Christ, punishment for the wicked, election, sanctification, and the work ethic of Christians.

Men’s Bible Study

Contact bradleypcole@gmail.com to join the group!

This group is led by Bradley Cole. They are studying 1 John.

Women’s Bible Study

Contact srwomick@gmail.com to join the group!

This group is led by Stephanie Womick. They are study the Parables of Jesus.

 

PRAY & SERVE

This is a crucial time for the church to BE the church. Pray for one another. Pray with one another. There are many people with great needs in our community. If you are aware of those needs, reach them as you can. Contact us if you have a need or if you know of anyone who has needs to be met in our community.

Go to coatsbaptist.com/prayer to fill out a prayer card and recieve prayer prompts for the month of April.

 

GIVE

To continue allowing the church to meet needs and as an expression of worship, we encourage you to continue to give. This includes giving towards the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering! There are easy ways for you to give:

  1. The most simple & secure way to give is digitally: online, text COATS to 73256, or download the Abundant Giving app on your phone.
  2. Mail your offering. (PO Box 297 Coats)
  3. Drop off your offering in the white mailbox near the covered drop-off. This is a secure mailbox.
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