Bulletin 8-12-18

Bulletin 8-12-18



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
  • “Jesus is Worthy”| soloist Brandon Glover
  • “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”
  • Scripture Reading | 1 Timothy 4:11 – 5:2
  • Offertory Prayer | Drew Byers
  • Giving |“The Fear of the Lord”
  • “Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus)”
  • Message | Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Invitation | “Glorify Thy Name”
  • Closing | “Change My Heart O God”



Today’s Sermon:

By Dr. Carroll Golden

“Following the Shepherd to the Abundant Life”

John 10:1-18, 27-30

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  1. You clearly understand that _____________________________________________________
  2. You have made peace with ______________________________________________________
  3. You have a proper definition of ___________________________________________
  4. You are filled with ________________________________________________________________
  5. You are mature enough to _______________________________________________________
  6. You know that failure to stand for what is morally right ______________________________________
  7. You are secure in who you are in Christ, so you are ________________________________________
  8. You do not hate your adversaries, and have ______________________________________________
  9. You understand that others ____________________________________________________
  10. You are pleasant to the _______________________________________________________
  11. You love the _______________________________________________________________
  12. You can look __________________________________________________________________
  13. You know that _________________________________________________________________
  14. You recognize, ________________________________________________________________




This Week:



Tuesday – Basketball Open Gym @ 6:30 PM. All are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball.

Wednesday – CrossTraining for Kids @ 4:30, Family Dinner at 5 PM, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, and One|Together (youth) at 6 PM.

Thursday – Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM







Wednesday night activities launch this week on August 15th!


  • A new program entitled “CrossTraining” for preschoolers/children (3 yrs– 6th grade) begins on Wednesday evenings starting with KidSing at 4:30, AWANA, Bible drill and New City Catechism, Missions, and recreation all finishing by 7:30 each week.
  • One|Together (for middle school and high school students meet from 6 to 7:30 in the activity center.
  • Adults have some choices: Prayer meeting from 6 to around 6:45, Choir or other discipleship classes from 6-7:30.
  • School has begun, summer is over and it is time re-engage with these life changing and sustaining ministries.



Operation Christmas Child Now is the time to start shopping for school supplies for the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. If you have any questions, contact Tracey Hennessee at 423.421.2603.


Senior Adult Luncheon is Tuesday, August 21st at Noon. Cost is $5.00. Sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


We have scheduled the following to preach in these upcoming services:

  • Aug 19th – Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Aug 26th – Matthew Bond
  • Sept 2nd- Dr. Carroll Golden



Deacons of the Week:


  • Carey Hicks
  • Daniel Atkinson
  • Jeff McCay
  • Glenn Wear


Last Week:



Attendance – August 5th

  • Sunday School – 289
  • Sunday Worship – 520




  • Last Week $ 15,318.22



BUDGET TOTALS (Through July 2018)

  • Giving – $517,012.46
  • Expenses – $ 514,512.61



FORWARD GIVING (Through July 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $623,736.00
  • Last Week’s Giving $4,395.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. Giving – $ 2,310,225.77
  • Loan Balance – $ 1,427,771.78




Pastors and Staff:



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