Bulletin 4-8-18

Bulletin 4-8-18



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
  • “Come Thou Fount, Come Thou King”
  • “All I Have is Christ”
  • “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
  • Offertory Prayer | Jeff McCay
  • Giving | “O Praise the Name (Anastisis)”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “O Praise the Name (Anastisis)”
  • Closing




Special Consideration:


  • Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Eleanor Haddock and the family and friends of Tommye Sue Hollingsworth
  • Deacons of the Week:
    • Carey Hicks
    • Daniel Atkinson
    • Jeff McCay
    • Glenn Wear




Today’s Sermon:



“What are We to Do?”

John 11:45-57

By Dr. Jason Clark



Sermon Outline:


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“What are We to Do?”

John 11:45-57


1 – An __________________ Council (v 47-48)


2 – An __________________ Prophecy (v 49-50)


3 – An __________________ Crowd (v 54)






Sunday Nights Together


Beginning TONIGHT, 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.




This Week:




  • 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.
  • Tuesday – Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.
  • Wednesday – Wednesday Morning Bible Study at 10 AM, KidSing at 4:30 PM, Family Dinner at 5 PM, 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.








Full Circle – Please return baby bottles for Full Circle by Sunday, April 15th.


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.


Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, April 17th at 12 pm. Cost is $5.00. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


Boston Mission Trip – An interest meeting for the Boston mission trip will be immediately following the morning service on Sunday, April 29th, in the Chapel. The mission trip will be during the last week of July.


Camp Living Stones is in need of volunteers to help with some projects this summer, including mulch spreading, hardwood floor installation and cleaning. Flyers with more information are available in the Welcome Center or at www.camplivingstones.org.




Last Week:





  • Last Week – $21,267.01
  • Benevolence – $884.00


BUDGET TOTALS Through Mar. 2018

  • Giving – $196,302.78
  • Expenses – $226,065.57


FORWARD GIVING Through Mar. 2018

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,218,843.99
  • Loan Balance – $1,487,852.30
  • Last Week’s Giving $20,800.00


Attendance – April 1st

  • Sunday Small Group – 249
  • Sunday Worship – 8:30 – 417 / 10:45 – 385

Pastors and Staff:



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