2013-02-10

Welcome to Guthrie Grove Church of God; we're glad that you are here.
"Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord,is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation." (Isa. 12:2-3)

We Gather in the Presence of the Lord

Musicians:
Joyce Williams (Organist)
Susan Durham (Pianist)
Joe James (Song Leader)

Welcome/Concerns and Celebrations of the Congregation ~

Call to Worship ~
Hymn #363
Jesus Saves!

Invocation ~

Receiving of Tithes and Offerings ~
"Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." (2 Cor. 9:7)

An Offering in Song ~
Rachel Franco

We Lift Our Voices in Song ~
Hymn #389
The Longer I Serve Him
Oh, How He Loves You and Me
Oh, how He loves you and me!
Oh, how He loves you and me!
He gave His life,
what more could He give?
Oh, how He loves you,
oh, how He loves me,
oh, how He loves you and me!
Oh, How He Loves You and Me by Kurt Kaiser
©1975 Word Music, LLC
CCLI #279191

A Dramatic Presentation ~
I am Redeemed

Morning Message ~

Closing Song ~
(To be announced)

Invocation ~

Depart to show and share your faith ~
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Looking Ahead:
Feb 10: Evening Service/Higher Ground Youth: 6:00 pm
Feb 12: Adelle Chandler Ladies Circle meets at the church: 7 pm
Feb 13: Bible Study for all ages/BYF meets: 7 pm
Feb 13: Sunday School Teacher's Meeting (To plan upcoming events & VBS)
Feb 15-17: Winter Youth Retreat (Blowing Rock Conference Center)
Mar 21-24: ABC-I (Atlanta Bible College Invitational)
Mar 10: afternoon wedding shower at the church (In honor of Carly Smith)
Apr 06: Cooper River Bridge Run: register by 2/15 before price goes up!
Mar 02: Carolina Conference Board meets (Ryan's of Asheville)
Mar 16: AnMed Blood Drive at Guthrie Grove (7 am: noon)
Mar 17: Carolina Conference Business Mtg./Fellowship at Bethel (3:30 pm)
Mar 31: Easter (Resurrection) Sunday
Apr 07-12: CWS in Gatlinburg, TN
Jun 02-06: Vacation Bible School at Guthrie Grove
Jul 10-12: Annual Church of God General Conference (At Guthrie Grove)

Prayer Concerns:
Scott Hughes, Chris Picklesimer, Janice Garrett, Ruby Kay, Tootsie Lanford, Joan McKee, Alva Huffer, Earl & Margaret, Jerry Trotter & Peggy Bohanan, Lois Wells,Steve Heatherly, Clara Pate, Tony/Runette Childers, Denise Klaus, Rachel Hood, Donna Roper, Margaret Weisner, Dick & Jr. Davis, Harold & Betty Davis, Mary Ann/Harold Durham, Bill & Joan Jameson, Bill Simpson, Kathy Martin, Jane Chastain, Mabel Campbell, Ronnie Stone, Bill Pierce, Michael Cunningham, Beth Shirley, Jamie Davis, Steve/Terry Ferrell, Estleen Parsons, Wilola Stargel, Jimmy Thompson, Don Needham, Sonny/Diane Cooley, Hugh/Mary Harman, Violet Tesreau, B.J./Peggy Durham, Nancy/Lowell Holt, Becky Metcalf, Gerald/Sheila Hiles, Gerald's mother, Eli Wibel (Scott/Gayle Ross' 12 yr. old grandson), Susan Collier, Don Ward, Claude Watson, John Evans, Vassie Collins, Levi Walters, Dot Spearman, Jim Mattison, Jane Jameson, Marc's friend Richard (Wife has cancer),Jim Christopher, Bobby P's sister Nell, Bradshaw Family, Franklin Roberts, Jackie Gardo, Rebekah Martin (Flu), Shelley Baeur (Fae's friend-Breast Cancer), Dewey Phillips Family, Jake White (Shingles), Nancy Young, Evelyn Roper (St. Francis),Frances Young (Flu), our silent requests, Troops, Country & Return of Christ

Counters:
Today: Mike W. Smith/George Jordan
Next week: Jason Lanford/Chris James

Nursery worker(s):
Today: Jonathan/Amy
Next week: Linda Smith

Birthdays:

  • Nancy Holt
  • Birtha Elwell
  • Bob Alcumbrack
  • Vallie Durham
  • Tammy Barkley
  • Bobbie Martin
  • Jean McCombs


Wedding Anniversary:

  • Bill and Joan Jameson


David Phillips:
Attending last Monday's funeral for David Phillips (Lenoir, NC) were Pastors Jim,Mike & Wally, Bobby and Bonnie Partain and Carol James.

Financial Help:
We've received a request for financial help from an ABC student who writes, "Anything you can spare will be a blessing & very much appreciated." (See Pastor Mike)

Ski Retreat:
The weekend Ski Retreat begins this coming Friday, Feb 15th. Haven't registered? (See Telva Elwell ASAP) The vans depart at 2:30 pm: please be on time.

Chick-Fil-A sandwiches:
Special thanks to Joseph & Jamie Partain for providing Chick-Fil-A sandwiches for those in attendance at church last Wednesday night.

ABC Student "Adoption":
Glennis Walters announced last week that Guthrie Grove is adopting ABC student Paige Montgomery during the month of Feb See Glennis for more info. The idea is to send cards, notes, little gifts, prayers etc. along the way.

Christian Workers Seminar:
40th annual Christian Workers Seminar is just 2 months away. Registration forms are forthcoming: may also call 1-800.347.4261 or email info@abc-coggc.org to register. Guthrie Grove pays ¼ of the 4-to-a room tuition rate; the Carolina Conference will also pay a portion of your tuition.

Hockey:
A tentative trip to see the Greenville Road Warriors (Hockey) in planned for Friday night, Mar 1st. Speak to Pastor Jim if you're interested in this outing.

General Conference 2013:
If interested in serving as a 2013 General Conference Delegate, please contact Joe James or one of the pastors. Business sessions are held during the day.

Veterans:
The DAV is recruiting volunteers to drive veterans from Anderson to Columbia for appointments. See Wayne Picklesimer for more information/details.

Elevator Fund:
A Guthrie Grove Elevator Fund has been established. If you'd like to contribute to this project, please speak to a trustee.

Correction:
Sarah Franco is a new voice of 103.1 Talk Sports Radio, not 104.9.

Explanation:
Several have commented they didn't get last week's joke: "There's a horsefly in the kitchen...Give it some cough syrup." Horse-fly...hoarse fly: is it not funny if you have to explain it? ?

Name/Address List:
Copies of last Sunday's name/address list are on the entryway table.