Bulletin 3-15-15

Sunday, March 15, 2015 – The Church at Worship

 This is the Day | Orchestra

Singing a Call to Worship | Behold Our God  | How Great Thou Art

 Welcome and Words of Ministry | Drew Byers

It is Well With My Soul  | Come, Ye Thankful People, Come  636

Praying and Giving | Carey Hicks

Of The Father, To The World

Sermon | Dr. Jason Clark, Pastor

Invitation | Change My Heart, O God  529



Parables: A Peek into God’s Kingdom 

Seeds, Weeds, and Explosive Growth


Matt. 13:24-33


  1. Don’t be ___________ by the presence of weeds.


  1. Don’t be _______________ about small beginnings.


  1. Don’t be ____________ about the coming harvest.



Welcome to Our Church!

New Member:  Bill Russell 

Sunday Nights Together (SNT)

Every one will meet together in the Fellowship Hall

for Outreach at 5:00 pm on March 15 and 22.

On Sunday, March 29, we will all meet together in

the Worship Center for “Bow the Knee” at 7:00 pm.

Special-Called Business Meeting

There will be a special called business meeting on

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:50 PM 
in the Fellowship Hall, to discuss the “More Than A Building” project.


Bow the Knee

Our Easter Musical will be presented by the Adult Choir and Orchestra;

March 27-29, with performances at 7 pm each night. Contact:  Rev. Tim Ellis.


Senior Adult Choir

Meets each Thursday morning at 10:00 am.  Please meet in the Worship Center.

Contact:  Sarah Cox.


Senior Adults Luncheon

The Senior Adults will begin having their regular monthly luncheon on Tuesday,

March 17, at noon.  Please sign up at the bulletin board located near the

church office.  Entertainment will be provided by Ray Calfee/TWC College Band.   Contact:  Pat Ballew Bledsoe.


Wednesday Mornings Bible Study

Will meet each Wednesday at 10:00 am.  Study guides are available in the

church office.  We will study Dr. Jeremiah’s teaching on the Second Coming:  “Agents of the Apocalypse.”  Contact:  Libby Johnson.


Moms’ Life Bible Study

Moms’ Life will meet for Bible Study on Tuesday, March 24, at 10:15 am.  Please

meet in the Chapel.  Contact:  Jessica Kratzer or Jamie McCay.


New Church App for Phones/Tablets!

We are proud to debut a new church app for smartphones and tablets! Please download the app by searching for “FBC Athens” in the App Store or Google Play Store. On the app you can receive push notifications about weather alerts, view the weekly bulletin, see the newsletter, tithe, keep up with our pastor’s radio broadcast “Good News”, listen to a past sermon, and keep up with the latest news and announcements.

Please call the church office at 745-5441 to get information on any “Contact Person” listed above. 

Last Week

(Week of March 8th)


 Sunday Small Groups – 278

Worship Center-312  || Other-36 Total-348


 March 8- $16,568.84

Totals thru’ Feb. 2015
Giving:  $125,007.57    Expenses: $159,385.58



More Than A Building (FEB.)

Pledged – $1,628,655.00

Total Given – $965,731.63

Disbursed – $2,872,590.46

Loan Balance – $1,906,858.83


Deacons of the Week

    Chuck Bivens   Charles Byers

    John Duggan    Rick Kennedy


This Week

(Week of March 15th)
3-15-15 Schedule