Bulletin 2-4-18

Bulletin 2-4-18



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 we promise to not be overwhelming. Thank you for your visit and please feel free to return!



Order of Worship:



  • Welcome & Words of Ministry
  • “Blessed Assurance”
  • “Lord, Here Am I”
  • “I Am Thine, O Lord”
  • “Redeemed”
  • Offertory Prayer | Keith Price
  • Giving | “See Him Face to Face”
  • “All The Way My Savior Leads Me”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “We Are Called to Be God’s People”
  • Closing




Special Consideration:


  • Flowers today are placed by the Hammond family in memory of Leon Hammond.
  • Deacons of the Week:
    • John Offutt
    • Keith Price
    • Tim Collins
    • Ron Ring



Today’s Sermon:


The True Shepherd

John 10:1-6

By Dr. Jason Clark


Sermon Outline:

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1—The Work of the True Shepherd (v1-3a)

A – Jesus ____________ His sheep (v3, v14, v29)

B – Jesus ____________ His sheep (v3)

C – Jesus ____________ His sheep out (v3)



2—The Response of the True Sheep

A – They flee ____________ shepherds (v4-5)

B – They hear His ____________ (v3-4)

C – They follow His ____________ (v4)






No Sunday evening activities in January. Discipleship training classes will begin NEXT SUNDAY, February 11th.



This Week:


  • Tuesday – Basketball Open Gym every Tuesday @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.
  • Wednesday – Wednesday Morning Bible Study at 10 AM, Family Dinner, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, KidSing and AWANA
  • Thursday – Senior Adult Choir @ 10 AM








Ladies Prayer Team will meet Tuesday, Feb 6th at 1:30 PM in the Prayer Room. All ladies are welcome.



Discover First Baptist If you have recently joined the church, are thinking about joining the church, or just want to know more about what it means to be a church member, you are invited to this course taught by Pastor Jason Clark. Course begins Sunday, Feb 11th at 9:45 AM in Room B104. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.



Wednesday Morning Bible Study “Revealing the Mysteries of Heaven” began on Jan 31st and meets weekly at 10 AM in the Chapel. Books are available in the church office for $10. Contact the church office for more information.



Sunday Nights Together will kick off for Spring 2018 on February 11th. We will be offering a selection of Discipleship courses that will run 7 weeks:


  • Christ – Centered Parenting taught by Pastor Jason
  • Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life taught by Pastor Tim
  • Biblical Theology taught by Pastor Drew
  • Personal Spiritual Disciplines taught by Don Murray
  • What We Believe (A New City Catechism) Children’s study taught by Karen Ellis
    • Parents, check it out at http://newcitycatechism.com/mobile-apps/ *
  • Preschool childcare will be provided



Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, Feb 20th at 12 PM. Cost is $5. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center. Entertainment provided by the TWU Ensemble.




Save The Date:


  • VBS – June 4th – 8th (9 AM – Noon)
  • SonRock Kids Camp – June 18th – 21st




Last Week:




  • Last Week – $13,017.00


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 $5,334.59


ATTENDANCE – January 28

  • Sunday Small Group – 271
  • Sunday Worship – 469




Pastors and Staff:


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