Bulletin 11-10-19

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 a gold Connection Card found in the back of the pew and place it in the offering plate or hand to an usher 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
  • “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”
  • “There is a Fountain”
  • “Give Me Jesus”
  • Pastoral Prayer
  • Giving | “Send Me”
  • Message | Danny Rumple              
  • Invitation | “I Surrender All”
  • Closing

Worship Counselors for today’s service: Matt & Joellen Ledford




Today’s Sermon:



“Engaging in the Mission of God”

Acts 16:1-34

By Danny Rumple


This morning we welcome Danny Rumple, Mission and Church Planting Strategist for the West Virginia Convention of Southern Baptists. Danny spent 16 years in China working with the International Mission Board. He is married and has three children.






  • No evening services tonight.




This Week:



  • Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are now available in the Atrium. Please turn in your boxes (along with a check for shipping cost) by Wednesday, November 20th. If you have any questions, please contact Rodney Dunn at 423-368-4634.


  • Regular monthly meetings will be Monday, November 11th:
    • Finance Committee – 6pm
    • Security – 6pm
    • Deacons – 7pm
    • (Deacon wives meet for prayer in the Atrium)


  • The International Friends Club will meet Thursday, November 14th at 10:30 am, where we will be having our Thanksgiving dinner. If you would like to make a side dish to share, please see Mandy Robertson or Pam McAchren.


  • Deacons of the Week: Robert Lambert, Butch Smith, Charlie Byers, David Wilkey







  • If you would like to attend the Tennessee Men’s and Women’s Chorus concert on November 18th, please sign up at the Welcome Center. The concert will be at Valley Grove Baptist Church in Knoxville. We will leave FBCA at 4:45 pm and return around 10:15 pm.


  • Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, November 19th at 12 pm. Entertainment will be provided by Cris Buzas.


  • There will be a Special Called Business Meeting on Wednesday, November 20th at 6 pm to update a ministry job description.



Last Week:



Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $21,638.54


Budget Totals (Through Oct. 2019)

  • Giving – $734,140.29
  • Expenses – $738,063.69


Forward Giving (Through Oct. 2019)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $943,819.04
  • Last Week’s Giving – $5,870.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. Giving – $2,630,324.31
  • Loan Balance – $1,163,722.58



Pastors and Staff:


  • Bill Henard – Pastor


  • Tim Ellis – Minister of Music


  • Drew Byers – Minister of Youth


  • Karen Ellis – Children’s Ministry Director