Bulletin 4-1-18

Bulletin 4-1-18 (Easter)



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
  • “He’s Alive Medley”
  • “In Christ Alone”
  • “The Solid Rock”
  • “Christ the Lord is Risen Today”
  • “He Lives!”
  • Offertory Prayer | Chuck Bivens
  • Giving |”I Just Can’t Stop My Hallelujahs”
  • “Because He Lives”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “The Power of the Cross”
  • Closing



Special Consideration:



  • No evening services tonight – spend time with your family!
  • Deacons of the Week
    • Glen Allen
    • Rob Shamblin
    • Chuck Bivens
    • Garry Shipp



Today’s Sermon:



“The Man Who Had Died Came Out”

John 11:32-44

By Dr. Jason Clark




Sermon Outline:



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1 – The __________________ of Jesus (v 32-35)


2 – The __________________ of Jesus (v 38-40)


3 – The __________________ of Jesus (v 43-44)



This Week:


  • Tuesday – Ladies’ Prayer Team will meet at 1:30 PM in the Prayer Room. All ladies are welcome!
  • Tuesday – Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.
  • Wednesday – NO Family Dinner, KidSing or AWANA this week.
  • Wednesday – Morning Bible Study at 10 AM,
  • Wednesday – Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, AWANA, and One|Together (youth) at 6 PM.
  • Thursday – Senior Adult Choir @ 10 AM
  • Thursday – Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.







Sunday Nights Together – Beginning April 8th, join us on Sunday evenings at 5 PM for a time of prayer and praise. As a church, we will spend time in prayer and be encouraged as we meditate on God’s Word.


Monthly Meetings – Monday, April 9th

  • Finance Committee – 6 PM
  • Missions Committee – 6 PM
  • Deacons’ Meeting – 7 PM
  • Deacons’ wives will meet for prayer in the Atrium at 7 PM.


Senior Adult Trip to Helen, GA on Monday, April 16th. We will depart FBC at 9 AM and return at 5 PM, with lunch on your own. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


VBS Training Event – On Monday, April 16th, FBCA will host the McMinn/Meigs Associational VBS Training Event. If you are willing to help in VBS this year (June 4-8), please sign up in the atrium and plan to attend this fast-paced evening full of learning and inspiration.  We are providing you supper at 5:30, conference begins in the worship center at 6:15 p.m. If you cannot help teach in VBS, but are willing to help host this event, please register as well so we can provide supper for you!


Parents’ Day Out (PDO) has a need for substitute teachers. Please contact the church office for more information.



Last Week:




  • Last Week – $18,143.40
  • Benevolence – $884.00


BUDGET TOTALS Through Feb. 2018

  • Giving – $120,915.30
  • Expenses – $154,974.80


FORWARD GIVING Through Feb. 2018

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,183,739.22
  • Loan Balance – $1,511,271.28
  • Last Week’s Giving $4,310.00


Attendance – March 25th

  • Sunday Small Group – 268
  • Sunday Worship – 509




Pastors and Staff:



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