Bulletin 12-3-17

Bulletin 12-3-17



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
  • Advent Celebration | Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Bohannon & Family
  • “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
  • Christmas Medley
  • Offertory Prayer | Jeff McCay
  • Giving | “Come See the King”| soloist Kayla Roberts
  • “You Are God Alone/All Hail”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery”
  • Closing




Deacons of the Week


  • Carey Hicks
  • Daniel Atkinson
  • Jeff McCay
  • Glenn Wear




Today’s Sermon



From the series, “The Gospel of John”

By Dr. Jason Clark

John 8:37-47

What is your Spiritual Ancestry?






Sermon Outline



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What is your Spiritual Ancestry?


1—We are not justified by our ____________________


2—We are not justified by our ____________________


3—We are not justified by our ____________________



This Week


  • TONIGHT – Hanging of the Greens Worship Service TODAY @ 5 PM
  • Tuesday—Ladies’ Prayer Team @ 1 PM
  • Wednesday—Family Dinner, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, KidSing and AWANA






The Ladies Prayer Team

will meet on Tuesday, December 5th at 1 PM in the Prayer Room. All ladies are welcome.


KidSing Musical

Sunday, December 10th at 5 PM, KidSing presents “The Christmas County Spelling Bee.” This musical will deepen our faith and grow our love for Jesus as we reflect on His character qualities revealed through His many names. They will remind all of us of the wonder of His coming as we respond in worship, while our preschoolers will be sharing songs of Christmas as only they can.


Monthly Meetings

are Monday, December 11th. Finance Meeting at 6 PM and Deacons Meeting at 7 PM. Deacon wives also meet for prayer at 7 PM in the Atrium.


Women on Mission

will meet on Tuesday, December 12th at 10:30 AM, with lunch served at 12 PM in the Fellowship Hall. All ladies are welcome! If you have any questions or would like to come for the first time, please connect with Marsha Flanigan or Jean Harrill or call the church office at 423.745.5441.


Widows/Widowers Luncheon

will be Thursday, December 14th at 12 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


Christmas Musical

Sunday, December 17th at 10:45 AM, our Adult Choir and Orchestra will be joining our Pastor to share the incomparable story of Almighty God reaching down to redeem fallen man. This miraculous story is the very reason for the season and should lead us to repent, rejoice and worship Him together.




Last Week




  • Last Week – $11,528.00


BUDGET TOTALS Through Nov. 2017

  • Giving – $ 824,819.22
  • Expenses – $839,935.80


FORWARD GIVING Through Nov. 2017

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,100,100.16
  • Loan Balance – $1,585,138.63
  • Last Week’s Giving – $4,207.77


ATTENDANCE – November 26

  • Sunday Small Group – 242
  • Sunday Worship – 450





Pastors and Staff


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