Bulletin 10-8-17

Bulletin 10-8-17


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 and Words of Ministry | Pastor Jason
  • “Great Is The Lord Almighty”
  • “Wonderful, Merciful Savior”
  • Prayer | Wayne Carpenter
  • Giving | “Savior”
  • “As The Deer”
  • “There Is A Fountain Filled With Blood”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “Who Can Satisfy”
  • Closing | “As The Deer”



Special Consideration


  • Sympathy to Family & Friends of Marilyn Bryson
  • Flowers today are placed by Wayne & Debbie Allmon in memory of Brett on what would have been his 40th birthday.
  • Deacons of the Week:
    • Don Harrill
    • David Offutt
    • Billy Tindell
    • David Wilkey




Today’s Sermon:


From the series, “The Gospel of John”

Living Water

John 7: 37— 39

By Dr. Jason Clark



Sermon Outline:



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Tonight – Sunday Nights Together

We continue to gather in the sanctuary for Sunday Nights Together, a brief time of worship and teaching followed by a time of congregational prayer. These Sunday evenings will be a great way to end the Lord’s Day, and I hope you will make it a priority to be there. The topic on October 8 will be “Praying for Those Who Suffer”


  • Tuesday – WOM 10:30 with Lunch at 12 Noon
  • Wednesday – Morning Bible Study, Family Dinner, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir
  • Wednesday – NO KidSing or AWANA
  • Thursday – Senior Adult Choir Practice at 10 am







—FALL BREAK is this week, so on Oct. 11 there will be NO Kidsing AWANA, or YOUTH. All other events and services are as normal. On Oct. 18th all youth and Children’s programs will resume.


Fall Festival

FBC Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, October 29 from 4 – 6 PM. This family event will in-clude games, booths, inflatables, a climbing wall and


The Ladies of Lee

will be leading us in worship during the Sunday morning service on October 29.


Senior Adult Luncheon

Come join us on Tues. Nov. 17 at noon for food, fellowship, and entertainment by the East Athens quartet. The cost is $5 and a sign up sheet is in the Atrium.


Sr. Adult Christmas Trip

Opryland Country Christmas, Opryland Hotel, December 4-5. Cost is $220.00 per person, 2 people per room. Includes room, breakfast, show, delta river flatboat, taxes and fees. $100.00


Women’s Painting Event

A Women’s Painting Will be offered on Friday, Oct. 27 from 5:30 –9PM. The class is open to 7th grade girls up to any age! Step by step instructions on painting on canvas will be  taught by Misty of Creator’s Canvas. Cost is $30, which is due by Oct. 22. Sign up in the Atrium or at creatorscanvas.com. Space is limited.


Operation Christmas Child

Empty OCC shoeboxes will be available in the Atrium next Sunday. A list of suggested items and stickers for the boxes are in the Atrium. A shipping cost of $9.00 needs to be placed in each unsealed box. Deadline for bringing filled boxes to FBC is Nov. 19. There will be no packing party but if you have items to donate, place them in the Atrium and they will be included in other boxes.


International Friends

International Friends will meet on October 19th at 10:30AM in the FBC parking lot.







  • Last Week – $25,267.00


BUDGET TOTALS Through Sept. 2017

  • Giving – $ 674,160.93
  • Expenses – $687,087.07


FORWARD GIVING Through September 2017

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,061,294.62
  • Loan Balance – $1,614,913.09
  • Last Week’s Giving – $5,980.00


ATTENDANCE – October 1

  • Sunday Small Groups—284
  • Sunday Worship—438



Pastors and Staff



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