Bulletin 12-16-18

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:


  • “Glory Divine Overture”
  • Welcome
  • Advent Celebration
  • “Almost There”
  • “Noel” | soloist Kim Bivens
  • “Silent Night” | Harmonica solo Sharon Coffey-Yeargan
  • Offertory Prayer
  • Giving | “Ring the Bells”
  • “A Festival of Carols”
  • “Come See the King” | soloist Kayla Roberts
  • “Is He Worthy” | soloist Brandon Glover
  • “He Has Come for Us (God Rest)”


  • Message by Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Directed by Tim Ellis

      TONIGHT:  No evening service tonight.     TUESDAY:  Senior Adult Luncheon is Tuesday, December 18th at 12 pm. Cost is $5.00. A sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.     WEDNESDAY:  The last Wednesday evening Family Dinner of the year will be December 19th. Please join us for the meal at 5 PM, followed by church-wide Christmas Caroling in our community at 6 PM.     NEXT SUNDAY:  We will follow our regular Sunday morning schedule on December 23rd. There will be no evening service.     CHRISTMAS EVE:  Please “come as you are” and join us for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and Lord’s Supper on Monday, December 24th at 5 pm. We will take up a benevolence offering at the conclusion of the service.      

Last Week:

    Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $ 12,417.01

  Budget Totals (Through November 2018)

  • Giving – $799,170.79
  • Expenses – $801,390.48

  Forward Giving (Through November 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $700,887.78
  • Last Week’s Giving – $1,767.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. Giving – $2,387,377.55
  • Loan Balance – $1,376,775.99


Deacons of the Week:


  • Tim Collins
  • Andy McCay
  • Wayne Carpenter
  • Matt Ledford


Pastors and Staff:


  • Carroll Golden, Interim Pastor
  • Tim Ellis, Minister of Music
  • Drew Byers, Minister of Youth
  • Karen Ellis, Children’s Ministry Director