Bulletin 5-19-19

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 and Words of Ministry
  • “This is My Father’s World”
  • Recognition of Graduates
  • “His Glory Our Reward”
  • Offertory Prayer | Garry Shipp
  • Giving | “Let It Be Said of Us”
  • “Show Us Christ”
  • Message | Pastor Carroll Golden
  • Invitation | “I Stand Amazed in the Presence”
  • Closing | “This is My Father’s World” (reprise)


Special Consideration:


  • Congratulations to the Class of 2019!


  • Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Don Harrill.


  • Today’s flowers are placed by Julie, Jamie and Jennifer in honor of Buddy & Lisa’s 45th wedding anniversary.




  • Deacon ballots are due TODAY. Ballots will be tabulated following the morning service.


  • Our annual Church Picnic will be TODAY at 4 pm at Athens Regional Park. The meat, drinks and paper products will be provided. We will eat at 5 pm. Please bring side dishes and/or desserts, plus a lawn chair or two!


This Week:


  • Deacons of the Week: Carey Hicks, Daniel Atkinson, Jeff McCay, Glenn Wear


  • Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 21st at 12 PM. Debbie Allmon will have our program. A sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center.


  • Join us for Fun in the Son—A fun time planned on Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. for kids who have completed Kindergarten through 5th Grade! May 22nd, 29th, June 12th, 26th, July 10th, 17th,24th, 31st.


  • Graduates who are entering college in the study of Ministry or Music can apply for the List Scholarship. A scholarship to Carson-Newman is also available. Applications for both scholarships are available in the church office. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Cox.




  • Vacation Bible School is June 3rd – 7th from 9 am to Noon. Come join us “In the Wild” and have amazing encounters with Jesus.


Last Week:

      Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $21,204.22

  Budget Totals (Through April 2019)

  • Giving – $271,546.23
  • Expenses – $289,367.48

  Forward Giving (Through April 2019)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $813,898.99
  • Last Week’s Giving – $6,615.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Total Project Giving – $2,500,402.76
  • Loan Balance – $1,294,457.91

Pastors and Staff:

  • Carroll Golden Interim Pastor
  • Tim Ellis Minister of Music
  • Drew Byers Minister of Youth
  • Karen Ellis Children’s Ministry Director