2013-04-14

Welcome to Guthrie Grove Church of God; we’re glad that you are here. May we all leave whispering with gratitude, “Surely it has been good to be in the House of the Lord.”

We Gather in the Presence of the Lord ~
Joyce Williams (Organist)
Susan Durham (Pianist)
Travis Winner (Song Leader)

Welcome/Concerns and Celebrations of the Congregation ~

Call to Worship ~
Responsive Reading
(L) The law of thy mouth is better unto me than gold & silver.
(C) I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
(L) Thy word is very pure: therefore I love it.
(C) Thy word is true from the beginning.
(L) I will delight myself in thy commandments.
(C) How sweet are thy words unto my taste!
(L) Thou art my hiding place & my shield.
(C) Thy word is a lamp unto my feet.

Invocation ~

Receiving of Tithes and Offerings ~

Lifting Our Voices in Song ~
(Words on screen)

An offering in song ~
Ms. Anna Grace Smith

Turning Our Hearts to the Word of God ~

Morning Message ~

Closing Song ~
(To be announced)

Benediction ~
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Looking Ahead:
Apr 14: 6 pm - Church
Apr 17: Bible Study for all ages/BYF- 7 pm
Apr 14: Youth Skating Party (2-4:30 pm at the Skate Place-pizza/beverages served)
Apr 26-28: Women’s Retreat (Bonclarken Christian Conf. Ctr., Flat Rock, NC)
Apr 28: Guthrie Grove Board meets (4:30 pm)
May 02-05: Theological Conference, Simpsonwood Conference Ctr., Norcross, GA
May 03: North Anderson Relay for Life- Wren High School- Join Team G’ Grove!
Jun 02-06: Vacation Bible School at Guthrie Grove
Jun 16-21: Southeast Youth Camp, Advent Christian Campground, Blowing Rock
Jul 10-12: Annual Church of God General Conference (At Guthrie Grove)
Jul 21-26: FUEL (Manchester College, North Manchester, IN)
Sep 2013: Special Meetings at Guthrie Grove w/Pastor Greg Demmitt

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, Jameson Family, Bill Simpson, Kathy Martin, Jane A. Chastain, Mabel Campbell, Ron Stone, Michael Cunningham, Beth Shirley, Jamie Davis, T.M. Ferrell, Estleen Parsons, Wilola Stargel, Jimmy Thompson, Sonny/Diane Cooley, Hugh/Mary Harman, Violet Tesreau, Lowell/Nancy Holt, Becky Metcalf, Eli Wibel, Susan Collier, Claude Watson,  John Evans, Dot Spearman, Alexandria Herd, Jim/Johnny Mattison, Jim Christopher, Franklin Roberts, Lisa Huffer, Shelley Baeur, Nancy Young, Susan Williams, Emmie L. Chandler, Mark Lippert, Gerald Picklesimer, Dale McMinn (heart), George Jordan (elbow), the wife of Evan Hall’s boss (cancer), Suzanne Tripp (her mother passed away), Diane Huston (IN), Milton Pack, Junior Farr, Billy Joe Durham, Cetta (Kenny Walters’ mom), Chris Hodge (Surgery-04/29), Nedra Hellenburg (Fair Oaks, VA), Ruth Mayberry (Jamie Partain’s grandmother), Hunter Kelly, Billie Green’s daughter-TX, Michael Seigler, Carly & Evan’s upcoming wedding, Jimmy Trotter (Jerry’s brother w/cancer), Jimmy Stone, our silent requests & travelers.

Birthdays:

  • Eugene Grant
  • Madison Farr
  • David Holt
  • Dewayne Seigler
  • Jacob Ballard
  • Joe Davis
  • Lindy Elwell
  • Carol James
  • Wilola Stargel
  • Lynda Grant
  • McKenzie Scott


Anniversaries:

  • Debra Smith
  • Harold & Betty Davis
  • Robert & Annette Stanley
  • Earl & Margaret Elwell.


Skating Party:
The upcoming skating party is in celebration of exceeding our $600 goal as part of Marching for Missions.  Starting Apr. 14 (And throughout the month), be here before the Sunday School bell rings at 10:00 & stop by the kitchen for a special breakfast snack!

Missions:
Paige Montgomery & Levi Walters will be participating in summer mission trips. Pray for their ministries & stay tuned for further details. The corrected address of where to send contributions for Paige is- Christy Ross, Jaynes St. Church of God, 7534 Jaynes St., Omaha, NE 68134. Check out the envelopes on the table in the foyer for opportunities to financially assist Levi with his upcoming trip.

Community Cleanup Day:
Yesterday was Community Cleanup Day, thanks to all who made a show of pride in your church & the Palmetto State!

Quizzing:
Quizzing practice will soon begin; this year’s material is Matt. 23-26:16. See Sarah Franco if interested.  Anyone attending FUEL this year is eligible to quiz.

Mike Mattison:
Jim Mattison’s son Mike (Baton Rouge) will be staying w/Jim for a few days. Contact him (947-6692) if you wish to have your piano professionally tuned.

Needs:
If there’s a specific need among an individual (individuals) of our congregation, please speak to Bobby Partain or one of the deacons.

Birthday Party:
Bobby Partain wishes to thank all for the special Birthday Party held in his honor last Sunday night!  It was great to see the Social Hall full in honor of one like Abraham, a “friend of God”!

J R Capps:
J R Capps (son of Jimmy) has recently moved here from Florida. Please give him a hearty welcome to SC & Guthrie Grove !!

Psalm 119:16- “…my heart standeth in awe of thy word.  I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. …thy law do I love. Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments. Great peace have they which love thy law.”