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Mission of the Cowan Fellowship Church

Seasonal Offering for Haven of Hope and Blue Monarch Ministry

We are blessed to have not one, but two great ministries to women and families in need in our area.  The Haven of Hope provides shelter to abused women and their families, and the Blue Monarch does this, as well as a course of life-improvement services to help women get back on their feet.  On Sunday, August 30, we will be showing a video from Blue Monarch that features some of the women who are, or have been, residents.  Anne Lorenz, the mission coordinator, will speak to the goals of the offering.

Turnip Greens Comin' In!

The rain and the sunshine have made our turnip greens flourish.  We've been thinning them out some to give the plants room to expand and make turnips.  We opened the garden to the public this week for people to come and help themselves.


Guatemala Pig Project

Garden Report

The gardening team has made plans for this spring's planting.  Our first project is to replant the beds we planted in turnip greens last fall with various spring/summer veggies that people can pick when they are ready.  We have expanded this space to the other side of the sidewalk, and are going to fence it in with a garden fence that can easily be put up and taken down.  The fence is to keep critters out, not people.  We plan to plant sugar snap peas or some other vine veggie on the fence itself.

$1,168 Collected for One Great Hour of Sharing

In the weeks leading up to Easter Sunday we collected money in our little cardboard fish money banks to present as part of our Easter offering to God.  Our fish banks are reminiscent of the times that Jesus told his disciples to feed the thousands of people who had followed him into the back country.  They only had a

Wings Party Saturday, April 11 at Tennessee Prison for Women

We have a team from our church going to Nashville to join the whole team of volunteers meeting at the Tennessee Prision for Women in Nashville to hold a Wings party.  But this is not just any old party.  It is a time of teaching, fellowship, prayer, and celebration of the gospel that uses the Logos model of Christian education.  Logos partie

Thursdays After School Tutoring Has Started

We are delighted to add to our ministries of the Cowan Fellowship Church tutoring for students at Cowan Elementary.  Debbie Skotte, a teacher and member of the church, has arranged for our church to offer tutoring for students on Thursday afternoons from 3:20-4:30pm.  We have a sign-up sheet posted in the fellowship hall fo

Simple Gifts Art Sessions Kick Off in Grand Style!

Simple Gifts: 3rd Tuesdays every month, 4-5:15pm

Haven of Hope and Blue Monarch the Last of our Missions for 2014

This Christmas our mission offering will go to two powerful local missions to women in troubled situati

Greens of November

"It is so nice what yall are doing with this turnip green patch.  Turnip greens are one of my favorite things."  This is what I heard from the

Fitting the Pastor to the Mission

We have a thing called a Pastor Parish Relations Committee.  This is a standing committee in United Methodist churches that functions to deal with matters concerning the relationship of pastor and staff with congregations, what in United Methodist parlance are called "charges".  Bishops and District Superintendents depend on these committees to monitor the health of the relationship between appointed ministers and the congregations they are serving.  In a healthy congregation this group serves as a forum for


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