Bulletin 8-5-18

Bulletin 8-5-18



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
  • “This I Believe (the Creed) with Doxology”
  • Scripture Reading | Psalm 51:1-12
  • Offertory Prayer | Robert Lambert
  • Giving | “Soli Deo Gloria”
  • “I Saw the Cross of Jesus”
  • “As the Deer”
  • Message | Rev. Tommy Campbell
  • Invitation | “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”
  • Closing




Flowers today are placed by the church in honor of Becky & Tommy Campbell for their years of ministry.



Today’s Sermon is brought by Reverend Tommy Campbell.



This Week:



  • 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, Fun in the Son, and One|Together (youth) at 6 PM.
  • Thursday – Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM



Deacons of the Week:

  • Glen Allen
  • Rob Shamblin
  • Chuck Bivens
  • Garry Shipp






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

  • Aug 12th – Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Aug 19th – Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Aug 26th – Matthew Bond
  • Sept 2nd- Dr. Carroll Golden



CrossTraining for Kids – begins August 15th!  More information available in the Welcome Center



Shoes for Orphan Souls boxes will be available in the Atrium and Fellowship Hall to place NEW shoes for vulnerable children around the world. Shoes will be accepted from August 1st – August 31st.



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.



Church-wide trip to watch the Atlanta Braves vs the Boston Red Sox is September 3rd. Cost is $35. Our group will depart FBC at 9:30 am, eat lunch at the stadium; game is at 1:15, dinner after the game. We will return to FBC at approximately 8:00 pm.



Senior Adult trip to Biltmore Estate on August 24th, 2018, to see the “Chihuly Nights” exhibit. The group will depart FBC at 9 AM on the 24th and return during the late afternoon on August 25th. The cost is $145 per person – cost includes trip, room, breakfast, a day tour of the house and grounds, and a night tour of the Chihuly exhibit. Dale Chihuly is a world-renowned sculptor, well known for his large-scale blown glass sculptures.




Last Week:



Attendance – July 29th

  • Sunday School – 248
  • Sunday Worship – 426




  • 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.