Bulletin 11-3-19

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
  • “Jesus is Worthy”
  • “O Praise the Name”
  • “Let it Be Said of Us”
  • “Who Can Satisfy?”
  • Pastoral Prayer
  • Giving | “I Will”
  • Message | Sandy Willson
  • Invitation | “My Jesus, I Love Thee”
  • Closing


Worship Counselors for today’s service:

  • Robert & Fairy Lambert





Missions Week:


Missions week begins today and runs through November 10th. Our Missions Committee is promoting a weeklong emphasis with our local mission partners. We are encouraging members of our church to find an opportunity to serve with our mission partners from our missions opportunity list in the atrium. There are several opportunities to serve, so be sure to check the list in the Atrium! If you have any questions about serving, feel free to contact Pastor Drew or Melonie Carideo.




Guest Speaker Today:


Sanders L. (Sandy) Willson grew up at First Baptist in Athens, graduated from Ingleside School, and was an Eagle Scout in Troop 116. He graduated from the University of Virginia and Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary.


He has served as senior pastor of Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elizabethton, Tennessee, Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. He is currently serving as interim senior pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. Sandy and his wife, Allison, are deeply grateful for five children, three daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, and twelve grandchildren.



Today’s Sermon:


The Missional Church


Acts 13:1-3

By Sandy Willson




1. The missional church is ________________________________.


v. 1 – Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called

Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.



2. The missional church is _________________________________.


v. 2a – While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting,…



3. The missional church is _________________________________.


v. 2b – …the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called


4. The missional church is _________________________________.


v. 3 – Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off.



What is required of us?


  1. _________________________


  1. _________________________


  1. _________________________


  1. _________________________



Is your ____________________  your __________________ to the ___________________?








  • No evening services tonight.




This Week:



  • As part of our Missions Week activities, we will have a potluck dinner at 6pm on Saturday, November 9th. The guest speaker will be Danny Rumple. Please bring a dish to share.


  • Deacons of the Week: Tim Collins, Matt Ledford, Wayne Carpenter, Andy McCay



Next Week:



Regular monthly meetings will be Monday, November 11th:


  • Finance Committee – 6pm
  • Security – 6pm
  • Deacons – 7pm
  • (Deacon wives meet for prayer in the Atrium)







  • Senior Adult Christmas Trip to Louisville, Kentucky December 9-11 | Cost. $225 per person. Deadline to sign-up: November 10th.   Sign-up sheet and more details available in the Atrium.




Last Week:



Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $12,919.00


Budget Totals (Through Sept. 2019)

  • Giving – $644,792.08
  • Expenses – $657,799.43


Forward Giving (Through Sept. 2019)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $929,377.04
  • Last Week’s Giving – $2,960.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Total Project Giving – $2,615,882.31
  • Loan Balance – $1,173,959.99



Pastors and Staff:


  • Bill Henard – Pastor


  • Tim Ellis – Minister of Music


  • Drew Byers – Minister of Youth


  • Karen Ellis – Children’s Ministry Director