Bulletin 8-18-19

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:


  • Baptism | Brack & Tucker Robertson
  • “Come and Live” (soloists Eden Simms, Ashleigh Turner & Claire Offutt)
  • “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”
  • Welcome
  • “Behold Our God”
  • Offertory Prayer |Andy McCay
  • Giving |”The Fear of the Lord”
  • “Show Us Christ”
  • Pastoral Prayer
  • Message | Pastor Bill Henard
  • Invitation | “Only Trust Him” Closing


Today’s Sermon:


Let Christ Transform Your Life

John 5:16-23 By Dr. Bill Henard    

  • You Must Accept Christ’s Claim that He is One with the Father. (v 19-20)


  • You Must Understand that Jesus Has the Power to Give Life. (v 21)


  • You Must Realize that Jesus Has the Authority to Judge. (22-23)



    Today we welcome the McMinn Central Chargers and McMinn County Cherokees football teams and their families. We would like to thank the players, coaches, and administrators for joining us in worship today. We are blessed to provide lunch for them in our Fellowship Hall following the service.    

This Week:


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


  • Senior Adult Luncheon will be Tuesday, August 20th at 12 PM. A sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center. Entertainment will be the “Right Mix.”


  • Women’s Wednesday night Bible Study will start on August 21st at 6 pm. Ladies will be using Jen Wilkin’s Bible study on 1 Peter. See Teresa Leonard for more details. Sign up at the welcome center in the atrium.


  • A collection box for Shoes for Orphan Souls is in the Fellowship Hall. Please drop off your donations by August 31st.




  • Senior Adult Choir practice will resume on Thursday, September 5th at 10 AM.


Last Week:

      Budget Giving

  • Last Week – $18,488.00

  Budget Totals (Through July 2019)

  • Giving – $481,444.12
  • Expenses – $512,315.89

  Forward Giving (Through July 2019)

  • Pledged – $1,050,536.00
  • Given to Date – $890,563.30
  • Last Week’s Giving – $3,577.77
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Total Project Giving – $2,577,067.77
  • Loan Balance – $1,208,130.15

Pastors and Staff:


  • Bill Henard – Pastor
  • Tim Ellis – Minister of Music
  • Drew Byers – Minister of Youth
  • Karen Ellis – Children’s Ministry Director