2013-03-03

Welcome to Guthrie Grove Church of God; we're glad that you are here. May your faith be strengthened as a result of our worship together. As Paul to his friend Timothy, "Be strong through the grace that God gives you in Christ Jesus."

Musicians ~
Organist: Joyce Williams
Pianist: Susan Durham
Song Leader: Travis Winner

Welcome/Concerns and Celebrations of the Congregation ~

Call to Worship ~
We Have Come into His House
1. We have come into His house
and gathered in His name
to worship Him. (Repeat)
We have come into His house
and gathered in His name
to worship Christ the Lord.
Worship Him,
Christ the Lord.
2. So forget about yourself
and concentrate on Him
and worship Him. (Repeat)
So forget about yourself
and concentrate on Him
and worship Christ the Lord.
Worship Him,
Christ, the Lord.
We Have Come into His House by Bruce T. Ballinger
©1976 Sound III, Inc. MCA Music Publ., A.D.O. Universal Studio
CCLI#279191

Hymn #164
Fairest Lord Jesus

Invocation ~

Receiving of Tithes and Offerings ~
God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. (2 Cor. 9:8)

Lifting Our Voices in Song ~
Hymn #309
Precious Jesus, Don't Forget

Morning Message ~
What Stirs Your Heart?

Closing Song ~
Hymn #310
More About Jesus

Invocation ~
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Looking Ahead:
Mar 03: Easter Cantata Practice: 5 pm; evening service/Higher Ground: 6 pm
Mar 10: Afternoon wedding shower at the church (In honor of Carly Smith) You are cordially invited to attend this 3-5 pm Drop-in Bridal Shower at the
Guthrie Grove Social Hall. (Registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Belk & Sears)
Mar 16: AnMed Blood Drive at Guthrie Grove (7 am: noon)
Mar 17: Carolina Conference Business Mtg./Fellowship at Bethel (3:30 pm)
Mar 21-24: ABC-I (Atlanta Bible College Invitational)
Mar 24: Afternoon Skating Party for youth (And those who wish to attend)
Mar 31: Resurrection Sunday; Son Rise Service w/our area sister churches; 6 pm Communion Service
Apr 06: 36th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run: we're going; come join us!
Apr 07-12: CWS2013 in Gatlinburg, TN
Apr 26-28: Women's Retreat (Bonclarken Christian Conf. Ctr., Flat Rock, NC)
May 03: North Anderson Relay for Life: Wren High School: Join Team G' Grove!
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
Durham (Knee replacement 3/05), Bill/Joan/Jane Jameson, Bill Simpson, Kathy Martin (Back to Jacksonville soon), Jane Chastain, Mabel Campbell, Bill Pierce,Ron Stone, Michael Cunningham, Beth Shirley, Jamie Davis, Steve/Terry Ferrell,
Estleen Parsons, Wilola Stargel, Jimmy Thompson, Sonny & Diane Cooley, Hugh/
Mary Harman, Violet Tesreau, Peggy Durham, Nancy/Lowell Holt, Becky Metcalf, Gerald's mom, Eli Wibel, Sue Collier, Claude Watson, John Evans, Dot Spearman, Alexandria Herd (Curt's granddaughter), Jim Mattison, Jim Christopher, Franklin Roberts, Lisa Huffer, Shelley Baeur (Fae's friend), Nancy Young, Evelyn Roper, Bonnie Partain, the bereaved (Including Peggy Bohanan-the death of her cousin Marleen Jones), Emmie Lee Chandler, Mark Lippert (Elberton Hospital), our silent requests, travelers (Those attending Refuge at Camp Mack) and our Country

Counters:
Today:Eugene Grant/Donna Roper
Next week: Bobby P./ Catherine McAlister

Nursery:
Today: Andrea McMinn
Next week: Bobby & Fae Smith

Birthdays:

  • Ansley Fricks
  • Nancy Clemones
  • Dean Durham
  • Karsen Hood
  • Matt Hooper
  • Olivia Martin


Anniversaries:

  • Harry and Andrea McMinn


Day Light Savings:
NEXT Sunday, Mar 10th, set your clocks ahead 1 hour; the sanctuary will be available for those who forget & wish to spend an additional hour in prayer & meditation.

Cemetery:
On-going repairs are being made to the church cemetery. Thompson Smith can provide more details. Feel free to make a financial contribution to this cause: ear-mark any checks "Cemetery Fund".

Missions Month:
March is "Missions Month" in the Church of God. Lord's Harvest Internationalserves as the missions' arm of the General Conference. If you feel led to become involved, contact LHI at 1.800.347.4261 or email at jmlhi@aol.com. Feel free to pick up a brochure on the entryway table; donations can be mailed to LHI, 2020 Avalon Pkwy., Suite 400, McDonough, GA 30253.

Food Banks:
During March, all Sunday School Class offerings will go to support local food banks. Please help the Sunday School meet their goal of $600.

Sunday School:
115 attended Sunday School last week-did you? If not, come join us. Sherry Alcumbrack can answer any questions, and would like
to remind everyone that Sunday School classes begin at 10 am.

Choir:
Easter Cantata practice has begun; please join Susan Durham and the Guthrie Grove Volunteer Choir on Sunday afternoons at 5 pm in the sanctuary. This year's selection is entitled I will Rise and includes a mix of old favorites & contemporary choruses. On Mar 17, choir practice will be held following theconference meeting at Bethel (7:00 pm?). As mentioned last week, the Easter season is a wonderful time to share musically to the glory of God and of Jesus.

Music:
There's a lot of talent in our church; please consider providing a musical offering on Sunday mornings.

Easter Lilies:
Easter Lily Order Forms appear in today's bulletin; turn those orders in during the next few weeks.

CWS2013:
The 40th annual Christian Workers Seminar is fast approaching. Register at
1.800.347.4261 or info@abc-coggc.org. Guthrie Grove pays ¼ of the 4-to-a room tuition rate; the Carolina Conference also pays a portion of your tuition ($50?).

The Bible:
A 10-hr. television mini-series premieres tonight on The History Channel. For 2 hours each Sunday night, watch the Bible come to life. The final episode series airs on Easter Sunday, Mar 31 & features the death and resurrection of Jesus.

The Gaither Homecoming Tour:
The Gaither Homecoming Tour will be at the BI-LO Center Sat., Apr 27. Ticket prices are Reserved ($25:50), Senior ($22.50) & Groups of 15+ ($20.50).

CaraGrace Elizabeth Winner:
Congrats to Pastor Wally & Peggy Winner upon the arrival of grandchild #8. CaraGrace Elizabeth Winner, daughter of Matt & Suzanne, arrived Feb 25th.

Dot Spearman:
Dot Spearman (Curt's sister-in-law) hopes to start attending church at Guthrie Grove following her recuperation at home.