Bulletin 7-8-18

Bulletin 7-8-18



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 and Words of Ministry
  • “The Solid Rock”
  • “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”
  • Offertory Prayer | Carl Creasman
  • Giving | “At the Name of Jesus”
  • “Found in You”
  • Message | Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Invitation | “Jesus Paid it All”
  • Closing




Special Consideration:



  • Our deepest sympathy to David & Debbie Brown in the loss of his brother, Ted.
  • Deacons of the Week:
    • Trey Winder
    • John Duggan
    • Carl Creasman
    • Rick Kennedy



Today’s Sermon:




We welcome Dr. Carroll Golden and his wife Mitzi as he brings the message this morning. Dr. Golden has served as a pastor for 25 years and with the International Mission Board for 10 years. While with the IMB he worked in Mexico and Costa Rica. After returning from the mission field in 2007, he has served as interim pastor for six churches in Knoxville.




This Week:


  • Monday – Monthly Meetings – Monday, July 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.
    • There will be no security meeting this month.
  • Tuesday – Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.
  • Wednesday – Family Dinner at 5 PM, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, and Fun in the Son at 6 PM.
  • Thursday – Senior Adult Choir practice at 10 AM, Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM



Please be in prayer for our Youth mission trip to New York City this week. Wednesday Youth activities will resume on July 18th.




Upcoming Events:



All AWANA and KidSing leaders (and anyone interested in our Wednesday night children’s activities) are invited to join us for lunch and a short meeting to discuss our Wednesday night agenda for the new school year on Sunday, July 15th immediately after the morning service in the fellowship hall. Your family is welcome to join us for lunch, so please respond by Wednesday, July 11th to Karen Ellis or the church office so we can get an accurate count.



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



Quarterly Business Meeting will be Wednesday, July 25th at 6 PM.




Last Week:



Attendance – July 1st

  • Sunday School – 272
  • Sunday Worship – 429



  • Last Week $ 18,394.56
  • Benevolence – $350.32



BUDGET TOTALS (Through June 2018)

  • Giving – $427,522.97
  • Expenses – $ 431,742.16



FORWARD GIVING (Through June 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $603,401.23
  • Last Week’s Giving $ 4,570.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Total Project Giving – $ 2,289,891.00
  • Loan Balance – $ 1,431,748.17



Pastors and Staff:


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