Bulletin 1-7-18

Bulletin 1-7-18



Welcome Visitors!



We are honored with your visit! You and your family are important to us and we gladly welcome your presence. If you would, please fill out the visitor information on the front of the bulletin, tear out the tab, and place it in the offering plate. Ushers are also present to take the tear-off at your convenience. We would like to contact you, but promise to not be overwhelming. Thank you for your visit and please feel free to return!



Order of Worship



  • Welcome & Words of Ministry
  • “Jesus Saves”
  • “The Power of the Cross (Oh, to See the Dawn)”
  • “The Old Rugged Cross”
  • Offertory Prayer | Chuck Bivens
  • Giving | “Jesus Is”
  • “Show Us Christ”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “Amazing Grace”
  • Closing




Special Consideration


Deacons of the Week:

  • Glen Allen
  • Rob Shamblin
  • Chuck Bivens
  • Garry Shipp




Today’s Sermon



Blind for the Glory of God

John 9


By Dr. Jason Clark





Sermon Outline

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Blind for the Glory of God

John 9


1 – Why is there suffering in this life?

A— ____________ understandings

B—____________ explanations

1 — To ____________ us

2—To ____________ our faith

3—To __________ His power


2—What should we do about this suffering? _______________________________






There will be no evening services until February 11, 2018.  We will begin Sunday Night Small Groups on February 11th and run through March 25th. Upcoming topics include Christ-Centered Parenting, Biblical Theology, Personal Spiritual Disciplines and How Worship Transforms your Life, Family and Church. More information coming soon!



This Week


  • Monday – Finance Meeting – 6 PM / Deacons Meeting 7 PM
  • Tuesday – WOM Meeting 10:30 AM with Lunch at 12 PM
  • Wednesday – Family Dinner, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, KidSing and AWANA







Youth Ski Trip January 12-15 There will be a PARENTS MEETING TODAY following the morning service in the Activity Center. Final Payment is also due TODAY.


Women on Mission will meet Tuesday, January 9th at 10:30am, with lunch served at 12pm in the Fellowship Hall. All ladies are welcome!


Wednesday Evening Activities Meal and activities will resume this week, Wednesday, January 10th.


Women’s Bible Study  Beginning Wednesday, January 10th @ 6 PM. This study will focus on I Peter, and will be led by Tina Clark. Sign-up sheet is available in the Atrium.


Meals on Wheels  Volunteers needed for the 1st and 4th Fridays. If you are interested call the church office at 745-5441.



Last Week



  • Last Week – $29,558.77


BUDGET TOTALS Through Dec. 2017

  • Giving – $943,594.22
  • Expenses – $921,448.84


FORWARD GIVING Through Dec. 2017

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,166,066.63
  • Loan Balance – $1,523,816.65
  • Last Week’s Giving $19,404.00


ATTENDANCE – December 31

  • Sunday Small Group – 205
  • Sunday Worship – 400




Pastors and Staff



  • Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Tim Ellis, Minister of Music
  • Drew Byers, Minister of Youth
  • Karen Ellis, Children’s Ministry Director