Welcome to Guthrie Grove Church of God. We're glad that you are here; if you are visiting today, make yourself at home in God's House,with God's people.

We Gather in the Presence of the Lord~

Musicians ~
Susan Durham (Piano)
Joyce Williams (Organ)
Joe James (Song Leader)

Welcome/Concerns & Celebrations of the Congregation ~

Call to Worship ~
Responsive Reading (Isaiah 46:4)
(All) Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
Hymn #298
Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Invocation ~

Receiving of Tithes and Offerings ~

We Worship in Song ~
Hymn #210
Standing on the Promises
The Name of the Lord

Blessed be the name of the Lord
blessed be the name of the Lord;
Blessed be the name of the Lord Most High!
The name of the Lord is a strong tower
the righteous run into it
and they are saved. (Repeat)
2. Glory to the name of the Lord
3. Holy is the name of the Lord
The Name of the Lord by Kevin Barnett
2003 Kevin Barnett
CCLI# 279191

An Offering in Song ~
Rachel/Sarah Franco: Worn by Tenth Avenue North

Morning Message ~

Closing Hymn ~
Fairest Lord Jesus

Benediction ~
Looking Ahead:
Oct 21: NO Christmas Cantata Practice/Evening Service/Higher Ground Youth Class: attend Carolina Conference at Joy Fellowship
Oct 23: Sister's Act meets at the church (6:30 pm)
Oct 24: Candlelight Service sponsored by the youth (7 pm)
Oct 27: Fall Festival/Trunk or Treat (5-8 pm)
Oct 28: Christmas Cantata Practice and Guthrie Grove Board meets: 4:30 Special Song Service (Hymn sing/choruses/musical specials): 6 pm
Oct 31: Red Ribbon Night for our youth
Nov 04: Daylight Savings Time ends (Turn clock back one hour)
Nov 10: Girls of Grace (For teen girls and their moms): Spartanburg
Nov 18: Church-wide Thanksgiving Program: 6 pm
Dec 09: Children's Christmas Program/S. School Christmas Parties
Dec 16: Guthrie Grove Choir Presentation (The Hope of Christmas)

Prayer Concerns:
Lucille Peden, Scott Hughes, Chris Picklesimer, Tootsie Lanford, Ruby Kay,Janice Garrett, Joan McKee, Lawrence/Shirley Anderson, Alva Huffer, Earl/Margaret Elwell, Jerry Trotter/Peggy Bohannon, Karen Dalton, Jim Christopher,Steve Heatherly, Clara Pate, Denise Klaus, Johnny Moss, John Evans, Rachel Hood, Dot Stephens, Tony/Runette Childers, Donna Roper, Margaret Weisner,Dick/Jr. Davis, Harold/Betty Davis, Lois Wells, Denise Elwell, Jim Mattison,Mary Ann Durham, Gary Smith's niece's husband, Donny Seigler, Peggy Durham, Joan Jameson, Bill Simpson, Heather Hooper, Jane Chastain, Mabel Campbell, Mike Barton, Ronnie Stone, Judy Sloan, Bill Pierce, Jayne Hicks,Michael Cunningham, George Martin (Heart Cath this past Fri.), Jerry Brown,Beth Shirley, Harry McMinn, Estleen Parsons, Jamie Davis, Jimmy Thompson,Wilola Stargel, Terry Ferrell (Double Hernia Surgery this past Tues.), Steve Ferrell, Joe Davis (Hip Replacement-10/29), Don Needham (Stage 2 Mantle Cell Lymphoma), Sonny Cooley (Prostate Cancer), James Fletcher (Jeff & Karen's youngest son: eyes), the bereaved, Fae Smith (Carpal Tunnel), Hugh/Mary Harman (AZ), Jackie Blanken Smith's neighbors (Nell/Tracy Robinson),Bill Styles (Kellie Alexander's grandfather), Violet Tesreau, Lisa Shirley's grandma/grandpa, Jonathan York's parents (Haitian Mission Trip), our silent requests, travelers (Gerri Shaull-Italy), Troops, Country & the bereaved

Offering Counters:
Today: Mike S. Smith/Donna Roper
Next Week: Jason Lanford/Chris James

Nursery Worker(s):
Today: Brandon/Lindsay Fricks
Next Week: Evan/Ashley Hall

Quote of the Week:
"Do your best and then sleep in peace. God is awake."


  • Katrein Stone
  • Tim Scott
  • Jennifer Elwell
  • Dean Smith
  • Chloe Hall
  • Benjamin Naumoff
  • Casey Hall
  • Jenny Durham
  • Bruce Elwell
  • Jennie Montgomery


  • Daryl & Tez Haynes
  • Jimmy & Nancy Clemones

Carolina Conference:
All are cordially invited to attend today's 3:30 Carolina Conference Business Meeting at Joy Fellowship. You'll be blessed w/special music, fun, food & fellowship. Pastor Wally invites you to "Come happy, and leave M.A.D." FYI: Pastor Wally & Peggy Winner celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today; they were married Oct, 21, 1972 in Blanchard, MI. This milestone-as well as Wally's 40th year in ministry will be acknowledged this afternoon. The family is trying to keep this a surprise & encouraging all to bring cards and/or mail them to 1403 Beaverdam Rd., Williamston, SC 29697.

Sister' Act:
Sister' Act will meet at the church this Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Please let Jenny Durham know if you're willing/able to bring either soup or salad; if not, bring a dessert to share. Also bring $5 fast-food gift cards for the College Student Care Packages. Thanks: all ladies are welcome to attend.

Fall Festival:
The Fall Festival is NEXT Sat. evening, Oct 27th, 5: 8 pm. Sign-up sheets are on the entryway table, awaiting YOUR signature. Please help out by providing candy, trunks, entering contests, etc. See Sherry Alcumbrack for more details.

Song Service:
Plan to attend the 6 pm Sunday, Oct 28 Special Song Service w/our brothers and sisters in Christ from our area churches. If you wish to provide a musical special see one of the pastors/musicians right away.

Donated Items:
A nice walker (With wheels & seat) has been donated to the church. Know of someone who could benefit from this walker? Please speak to one of the pastors. Also some baby/infant items have been donated (Car/Pumpkin seat,portable play pen, stroller, etc.). If you know an individual or family that could benefit from these like-new items, let us know. Thanks, donors!

Fall Outing:
Oct 25th! Join us at 9 am as the van heads north towards Hendersonville & then east to Chimney Rock Park. View Lake Lure, head back to Bat Cave & pick up NC 9 w/its spectacular views of the cliffs around the Lake. Wind our way to Black Mountain to see more peak fall color, explore shops/eat lunch & then take US 70 thru the Swannanoa Valley to Asheville & on home. Sign up today; ETOA is 4:30 pm.

Pastor Appreciation:
"Thanks for the nice card & check presented last Sunday for Pastor Appreciation Month. We appreciate the love, support & kindness shown throughout the year." In Christ, Pastor Mike (And family)