Featured Events

Aging Matters: Making a Plan for the Future

Start date: Sunday, September, 18, 2022
End date: Sunday, November, 20, 2022
Time: 9:45 am
Aging Matters Making a Plan for the Future

This workshop addressing plans that  we should make as we age consists of six non-consecutive Sunday sessions starting September 18, 2022 at 9:45am.  Each session will be led by an expert in the topic of that particular session.  Participants may attend all, or just some, sessions. September 18 – Theology of Aging and Dying How should we think about growing …

Blessing of the Animals

Date: Tuesday, October, 4, 2022
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: COS Parking Lot
OW – Blessing of the Animals

Tuesday, October 4th at 6:30 pm, we will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with a Blessing of the Animals in the church parking lot.  Bring your pets – whether fury, scaly, or something in between – and have them blessed! Please have them on a leash or appropriately contained.

COS Book Club

Date: Thursday, October, 13, 2022
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: COS Conference Room
Fellowship Event
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Join the COS Book Club in Room 214 at 6:30pm on the second Thursday of each month! October Book: The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin This COS Book Club has been meeting for more than 20 years and is a fellowship group that gathers monthly. The list of upcoming books is posted below:  November 10 – Rose Code by Kate Quinn …

COS Camping Weekend – Join us!

Start date: Friday, October, 14, 2022
End date: Sunday, October, 16, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: R. Shaefer Heard Campground
COS Camping Weekend
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Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16 at R Shaefer Heard Campground We worship together at the Common area (site #89), time TBD. Theme: “Hoedown Shindig BBQ” It doesn’t matter if you have a Class A rig, a tent or something in-between.  Just reserve your site, then come for the weekend.  We want you to enjoy the fun, fellowship, food …

Blood Drive

Date: Friday, October, 14, 2022
Time: 1:00 am - 6:00 am
Community Event
WEB-Blood Drive – No Date

Save a life!  According to the Red Cross, someone in the US needs donated blood every 2 seconds.  Patients in need include trauma and burn patients, surgical patients, and those with diseases such as cancer and sickle-cell disease.  Use code ‘COSL” to make an appointment at

S’More Slides Sunday

Date: Sunday, October, 16, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children & Family Ministry
OW – Smore Slide Sunday

To still give families and children an opportunity to enjoy our gorgeous 411 Palmetto Rd property during the fall, I have put together a simple, casual, and fun event for all children, families, and friends for Sunday, October 16, from 3-5. 20 foot inflatable slide S’more supplies and hot apple cider will be provided Egg toss Feel free to bring …

“Emanuel” Documentary Screening and Discussion

Date: Wednesday, October, 19, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm
Fellowship Event | Youth Ministry
CC – Emanuel Movie

Please join us for a screening of EMANUEL, the movie about the Charleston shooting and a story of forgiveness, on Wednesday, October 19 at 6 pm. The movie runs 90 minutes. We will eat while we watch and there will be time for brief discussion afterwards for those who desire to stay. Dinner is available  for $5 and will be provided by Jim …

Adult-only Day Trip to Lutheranch

Date: Thursday, October, 20, 2022
All-day event
Fellowship Event
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The Daytrippers are hitting the road! Why should kids have all the fun? Join your adult COS friends for a day trip to Lutheranch, a gorgeous Lutheran camp just an hour and a half north of here. The COS bus will depart from the church at 8 am on Thursday, October 20, for a day filled with fun, lunch, and time for reflection. …

Lutheranch Fall Weekend Family Camp

Date: Saturday, October, 22, 2022
All-day event
Children & Family Ministry
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Join Ingrid and her family for a weekend of fun ranch activities: lake time, boating, fishing, lake life exploration, pumpkin carving, archery, wagon rides, barn fun, pony rides, scavenger hunt, and decorating a horse for Halloween. The cost for the whole weekend is $200 per adult and $89 per child. There is also a day trip option available for $25 per person. Contact Ingrid …


Date: Tuesday, November, 8, 2022
Time: 11:30 am
Location: COS Fellowship Hall
Fellowship Event
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ROMEOS (Retired Old Men Eating Out) is a men’s Fellowship Group that meets each month.  A takeout meal from Chick-Fila ($8) can be reserved Please RSVP with Paul Talbott or call the office for more information. Due to Election Day, November’s meeting has been moved to November  8th in the Fellowship Hall.