Bulletin 9-30-18

Bulletin 9-30-18


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 & Words of Ministry | Pastor Golden
  • “Behold Our God” | soloist Brandon Glover
  • “There is a Fountain” | soloists Jennifer Blevins & Buddy Kinard
  • “Worthy is the Lamb”
  • Offertory Prayer | Robert Lambert
  • Giving | “To Whom Then Will You Liken God?”
  • Message | Pastor Golden
  • Invitation | “Be Thou My Vision”
  • Commitment to Pray for
  • Pastor Search Committee
  • Closing



Today’s Sermon:



Behold  Your  God

Isaiah  40

Dr. Carroll Golden







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




This Week:


  • Church Wide Prayer Guide for Our Pastor Search Process:
    • Week two: Pray for our Pastor search committee and church fellowship to have patience
    • Exodus 14: 14 – The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.
    • Psalm 37:7 – Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him.


  • Deacons of the Week
    • Robert Lambert
    • Butch Smith
    • Charlie Byers
    • Ron Ring


  • 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 Adult Choir at 10 AM, Senior Game Day at 11:30 AM, BCM lunch at 12 PM







Senior Adult Choir will begin practice for their Christmas music on Thursday, October 4th.



Our Cross Training t-shirts are available in the Atrium for everyone to purchase ($5). They are very soft, comfortable, and a great way to show your support for our kids by wearing!



On Wednesday, October 10th, there will be no kids’ activities, no family meal and no adult choir practice. Prayer meeting will be at 6 PM.



Ladies’ Prayer Team will meet Tuesday, October 2nd at 1:30 PM in the Prayer Room. All ladies welcome.


Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, October 16th at 12 PM. The Kinard Sisters will have our program. The sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


Fall Festival – October 31st  5-7 p.m.  Candy collection will begin September 30th




Last Week:



Attendance – Sept 23rd

  • Sunday School – 267
  • Sunday Worship – 365




  • Last Week $10,968.00



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 $3,217.00
  • 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.