Bulletin 9-16-18

Bulletin 9-16-18    

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
  • Responsive Reading | Psalm 96
  • “Sing Your Praise to the Lord”
  • “To God Be the Glory”
  • Offertory Prayer | Bill Sikes
  • Giving | “Trust His Heart” soloist Karen Ellis
  • “He Knows My Name”
  • “There’s Something About That Name”
  • Message | Dr. Carroll Golden
  • Invitation | “Wonderful, Merciful Savior”
  • Closing


Special Consideration:


  • Our deepest sympathy to Toby & Dee Dee Parsons in the loss of his mother, Faye Clark.
  • Deacons of the Week
    • Bill Sikes
    • John Duggan
    • Carl Creasman
    • Jerry Howell


Today’s Sermon:

    What Defines Your Christianity? By Dr. Carroll Golden      



  • Sunday evening services have begun – join us at 5 PM for a time of Bible study and worship!


This Week:


  • Wednesday – Wednesday Morning Bible Study @ 10 AM, CrossTraining for Kids @ 4:30, Family Dinner at 5 PM, Prayer Meeting, Adult Choir, One|Together (youth), Women’s Bible Study, Men’s Bible Study at 6 PM.
  • Thursday – Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM, Senior Adult Fish Fry 5 PM at Athens Regional Park.



    The Senior Adult Choir will be singing this evening at 6 PM at Calvary Baptist Church in Lenoir City.     Senior Adult Fish Fry is Tuesday, September 18th at 5 PM at Athens Regional Park.     TWU-BCM weekly lunches began this past Thursday in the Fellowship Hall. Thank you to everyone who helped this ministry provide a meal to the students!     A baby shower in honor of mom-to-be Allison Sullivan is on Sunday, September 23rd in the Annex. Drop in from 1:30 to 3:30. Allison is registered at Buy Buy Baby, Target and Greeks Bearing Gifts.     Fall Festival set for October 31st, 5-7 p.m.  Candy collection will begin September 30th.    

Last Week:

    Attendance – Sept 9th

  • Sunday School – 285
  • Sunday Worship – 468


  • Last Week $14,918.05

  BUDGET TOTALS (Through August 2018)

  • Giving – $588,865.54
  • Expenses – $590,629.48

  FORWARD GIVING (Through August 2018)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $643,215.77
  • Last Week’s Giving $9,457.77
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. Giving – $2,329,705.54
  • Loan Balance – $1,418,941.51


Pastors and Staff:


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