Bulletin 5-26-19

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:

    Presented by the FBCA Senior Adult Choir / Narrated by Pastor Carroll Golden    

  • “So Many Voices Sing America’s Song (with America the Beautiful)”
  • Welcome and Recognition | Pastor Carroll Golden
  • “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor (with This Land is Your Land)” “I Pledge My Allegiance”
  • Offertory Prayer | Carey Hicks
  • “In Their Honor (with Salute to the Heroes)”
  • “In God We Trust”
  • “Shine, Jesus, Shine”
  • “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee”
  • “Song for the Nations”
  • “If My People Will Pray (with Doxology)”
  • “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
  • “So Many Voices Sing America’s Song”


Special Consideration:


  • Today’s flowers are placed “in honor of twin sister, Janice Pitt, on our May 29th birthday.” With love, Joyce & Don Self




  • No evening service tonight. Enjoy the day with your family!

This Week:


  • The church office will be closed on Monday, May 27th.


  • Wednesday, May 29th will be the last Family Dinner until July 10th.


  • ATTENTION VBS Leaders!!!!! A Leaders’ Luncheon and Meeting Sunday, June 2nd – For ALL leaders working in VBS this year – Immediately following the morning service in the fellowship hall. Your family is invited to join us for lunch as well. Please respond by May 29th by either signing up in the atrium or calling the church office.


  • 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.


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


  • Deacons of the Week: Bill Sikes, John Duggan, Jerry Howell


Next Week:



  • Vacation Bible School is June 3rd – 7th from 9 am to Noon. Come join us “In the Wild” and have amazing encounters with Jesus. Register online at fbcathens.com/ children or pick up a registration form in the church office.


Last Week:


  Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $14,065.00

  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 – $4,962.00
  • 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