Bulletin 9-22-19

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:


  • Order of Worship
  • “Brethren, We Have Met to Worship”
  • Responsive Reading
  • “My Redeemer Lives” Medley
  • “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”
  • Welcome
  • Pastoral Prayer | Pastor Drew
  • “Never Once”
  • “Who You Say I Am”
  • Message | Pastor Drew
  • Invitation | “Room at the Cross”
  • Closing


Today’s Sermon:

    Series:  What It Takes to See God Move Sermon:  Boasting in the Cross Scripture:  1 Corinthians 1:26-31 By: Drew Byers, Minister of Youth     To see God move, we must be people who boast in the Cross of Jesus Christ.  

  1. Consider our _______________. (v 26)
  2. Understand God’s _________________. (v 27-29)
  3. Realize what Jesus has ________________. (v 30-31)




  • Flowers today are provided by the family of Orville “Toot” Derrick in honor of his 80th birthday.




  • No evening services tonight.


This Week:


  • Discover First Baptist Class will be Sunday, September 29th from 5 pm to 7 pm. Dinner and childcare provided. Sign up in the Atrium or talk with pastor Drew.


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



  Over the next several months, we are going to spend time discovering God’s vision for our church. You will have opportunities to join in. upcoming opportunities for you where we will be talking about vision:    

  • Men’s breakfast, Saturday, October 5, 8:30 AM
  • Women on Mission, Tuesday, October 8, 10:30 AM
  • Young adult Bible study, Friday, October 25, 6 PM
  • Sunday School joint meeting, Sunday, October 27, 9:30 AM
  • Vision Sunday, Sunday, November 17, 10:45 AM


Last Week:

    Budget Giving:

  • Last Week – $20,570.00

  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 – $5,032.00
  • Project Expenses – $3,496,501.17
  • Proj. 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