Bulletin 6-4-17

Bulletin 6-4-17


Order of Worship


  • Welcome and Words of Ministry
  • “In Christ Alone with Amazing Grace”
  • Offertory Prayer | Jerry Howell
  • Giving | “The Great Divide”
  • “We Will Glorify”
  • “Thou Art Worthy”
  • “Show Us Christ”
  • Sermon | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor
  • Invitation | “Jesus, I Come”
  • Closing



Special Consideration:


  • Flowers today are placed by Bill Bessom in honor or his wife, Kathy, for their 40th anniversary.
    • Greg Lohning
    • Ron Ring
    • Bill Sikes



Today’s Sermon:


The Witnesses to Christ

John 5:31-47

by Dr. Jason Clark


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The Witnesses to Christ

John 5:31-47


1 – Believe because of the witness of _______________________________

2 – Believe because of the witness of Jesus’ ______________________

3 – Believe because of the witness of ______________ Himself

4 – Believe because of the witness of the ______________________






Vacation Bible School

will be held June 5-9 from 9AM to 12PM. The theme this year is Galactic Starveyors. VBS is for children age 4 through 6th grade. If you’d like to volunteer to help or need more information, see Karen Ellis. T-shirts will be available for $5. We look forward to seeing you on Monday morning!


VBS Family Night

will be on Thursday, June 8 beginning with Dinner & Open House at 5PM, then a program at 6PM. Everyone is invited!


This Wednesday

June 7, there will be no dinner or services due to VBS!!


Prayer Ministries

You are invited to be a part of one of our prayer ministries. The Men’s Ministry prays before church services in the Prayer Room on Sundays at 8:30AM. Another ministry is the Ladies’ Prayer Team which meets on the 1st Tuesday in the Prayer Room. However, the Ladies Prayer Team will not meet during June & July, 2017. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 1.


Basketball Open Gym

every Tuesday at 6:30PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.


Bible Scribe Update

We are handwriting the four Gospels by allowing our church members to become actual scribes, penning the same letters that Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John wrote. We are nearly 50% complete! Sign up in the Atrium on Sunday mornings if you are interested.






Wednesday Night Summer Schedule

  • June 14 – Choir & Prayer Meeting at 6pm, Fun in the Son Scavenger Hunt; No dinner will be served
  • June 19-23 – Son Rock Kids’ Camp
  • June 21 and 28 – Prayer Meeting only
  • July 5 – Dinner resumes; Fun in the Son, Youth, Choir, & Prayer Meeting (This schedule continues until August 2, when the new church year begins)


Women on Mission (WOM)

next meeting will be June 13 at 1PM in the Fellowship Hall.


Monthly Meetings

will be on June 12th for the Finance Committee, Deacons and Missions.


Senior Adult Luncheon

will not meet in June.


Son Rock Kids’ Camp

June 19-23, the kids will depart to Camp Cherokee and embark on their adventure. Those who have completed 1st or 2nd grade are “Day Campers,” attending 8:30 am – 3pm Mon-Thurs, and those who have completed 3rd through 6th grade attend camp Overnight from 9am Monday to 11:30am Friday. The costs for Day Campers and Overnighters are $90 and $145, respectively. Sign-ups can be completed online at fbcathens.com.


Mission Trip Prayers

Please pray for our teams who will be traveling to Italy on June 15-27 and then to Vancouver on July 22-29 for missions. Pray for their safety, and especially that they will have a positive Christian impact on the people of these locations.


Student Life Camp

The last week in June, several students will be heading to Talladega, Alabama to spend a week at Shocco Springs Conference Center. Please pray for this trip and for our students as it has the potential to be life-changing for many of them. Also, we have several students who could use a little bit of financial support, so please contact Drew Byers or the church office if you’d like to help out.







  • Last Week – $14,784.00


BUDGET TOTALS th­rough May 2017

  • Giving – $387,656.42
  • Expenses – $386,364.73


FORWARD GIVING th­rough May 2017

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Giving – $1,958,960.24
  • Loan Balance – $1,700,038.31
  • Last Week’s Giving – $7,932.00



  • Sunday Small Groups – 217
  • Sunday Worship – 402