Bulletin 5-6-18

Bulletin 5-6-18



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
  • “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
  • Presentation of Class of 2018 | Pastor Drew
  • Offertory Prayer | Pastor Drew
  • Responsive Reading | from Psalm 139
  • Giving | “He Leadeth Me”
  • “Show Us Christ”
  • Message | Dr. Jason Clark
  • Invitation | “He Leadeth Me”
  • Closing




Special Consideration:



  • Flowers this week are placed in honor of all Class of 2018 graduates.
  • Our deepest sympathy to Sandra Johnson and family in the loss of her husband, Bob.
  • Deacons of the Week:
    • David Offutt
    • Don Harrill
    • David Wilkey
    • Billy Tindell




Today’s Sermon:



“How Fellowship Helps Us Grow”

Philippians 2:12-13

By Dr. Jason Clark and Drew Byers




Sermon Outline:



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1 – Don’t underestimate the role of God’s __________________ in your sanctification. (v 13)


A – The __________________ of others (Philippians 1:9-11)

B – The __________________ of others (Philippians 1:12-14)

C – The __________________ of others (Philippians 1:8, 2:1)

D – The __________________ of others (Philippians 2:29-30)

E – The __________________ of others (Philippians 4:1-2)


2 – Do __________________ in the sanctification of others (v 12)


A – __________________ one another (Heb. 10:24-25)

B – Share the _________________ with one another (Eph. 4:15, Rom. 15:14, Col. 3:16)

C – __________________ one another (John 13:34, Eph. 4:31-32)

D – __________________ one another (Gal. 5:13)

E – Confront __________________ in one another (Heb. 3:12-14)








  • 5:00 PM – Sunday Nights Together meets in the Worship Center for teaching, prayer, and fellowship. Please join us!




This Week:



  • Tuesday – Women on Mission will meet in the Baker Fellowship Hall at 10:30 am on Tuesday, May 8th. The guest speaker will be Denise Bronaugh, Adult Specialist with the Tennessee Women’s Missionary Union. Lunch to follow at Noon.
  • 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 – Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM
  • Thursday– Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.







Deacon nomination ballots for members have been mailed out. If you did not receive one, please contact the church office. Nomination ballots should be returned by Sunday morning, May 13th.



Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 15th at 12 PM. Thomas Brown will provide the entertainment. Cost is $5.00. Sign-up sheet in the Welcome Center.



Church Picnic will be on Sunday, May 20th at 5 PM at Athens Regional Park in the Lower Pavilion. The church will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. Please bring two side dishes. Don’t forget your lawn chair!



Senior Adult Trip to the Cumberland County Playhouse and Cumberland County State Park Restaurant – May 29th. Depart FBC at 8 AM, return at 5 PM. Cost: $45 (all inclusive). Sign-up sheet in the Welcome Center.


Three (3) volunteers are needed to assist with Meals on Wheels. Please contact the church office for more information.



Save the Dates:


  • Vacation Bible School: June 4th-8th, 9 am – Noon
  • SonRock Kid’s Camp: June 18th – 21st





Last Week:


Attendance – April 29th

  • Sunday Small Group – 279
  • Sunday Worship – 460




  • Last Week – $13,871..00
  • Benevolence – $884.00



BUDGET TOTALS (Through Apr. 2018)

  • Giving – $274,855.34
  • Expenses – $290,086.74



FORWARD GIVING (Through Apr. 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $2,255,742.76
  • Loan Balance – $1,456,037.25
  • Last Week’s Giving $2,660.00





Pastors and Staff:

  • Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Tim Ellis, Min. of Music
  • Drew Byers, Min. of Youth
  • Karen Ellis, Children’s Min. Dir.