Bulletin 10-28-18

Bulletin 10-28-18    

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 a gold Connection Card found in the back of the pew  and place it in the offering plate or hand to an usher at your convenience. We would like to contact you, but we promise to not be overwhelming. Thank you for your visit and please feel free to return!


Order of Worship:

  • Welcome & Words of Ministry
  • “Let Your Glory Fall”
  • “A Newton , Tomlin , Giglio Grace Medley”
  • Offertory Prayer | Carl Creasman
  • Giving | “The Great Divide”
  • “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
  • “Show Us Christ ”
  • Message | Pastor Carroll Golden
  • “Worthy of Worship”
  • Closing

    Church Wide Prayer Guide for Our Pastor Search Process:

  • Week Six: Pray for our search committee and church fellowship to spend time in God’s word daily.
  • Psalm 1 – But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates day and night. He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, which yield its fruit in its season.
  • Committee Members: Jennifer Collins, Amber Garner, Jerry Howell, Jeff McCay, Billy Tindell, Travis Barnett, Betty Christman.


FBC Athens Fall Festival Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

      Deacons of the Week:  

  • Bill Sikes
  • John Duggan
  • Carl Creasman
  • Jerry Howell

    2019 Church Budget:  

  • Copies of the 2019 proposed budget are available in the Welcome Center.
  • A Special Called Business Meeting to discuss the budget will be Wednesday, November 7th at 6 pm.


On November 11th, we will be hosting some IMB missionaries in our Sunday Morning Services.
  • This will be our 2nd Missions Emphasis Sunday of the year. It will be an exciting time in the life of our church, so make sure you make an effort to be here! We will be challenging our church to Pray for missions, Give to missions, or Go on mission in the next year. Pray about how God would lead you and our church to be faithful to His mission in this next year.


Last Week:

    Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $13,870.00
  • Benevolence – $ 622.00

  Budget Totals (Through Sept 2018)

  • Giving – $667,244.16
  • Expenses – $660,788.28

  Forward Giving (Through Sept 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $671,339.24
  • Last Week’s Giving – $3,839.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. Giving – $2,357,829.01
  • Loan Balance – $1,395,943.74


Pastors and Staff:


  • Carroll Golden, Interim Pastor
  • Tim Ellis, Min. of Music
  • Drew Byers, Min. of Youth
  • Karen Ellis, Children’s Min. Dir.