2014-05-18

Welcome to Guthrie Grove Church of God; we are glad that you are here. If you are visiting today, consider yourself a guest and make yourself at home in God’s House with God’s people.

We Gather in the presence of the Lord~
Musicians:
Susan Durham (Pianist)
Joyce Williams (Organist)
Joe James (Song leader)

Welcome/Concerns and Celebrations of the Congregation~

Processional (Pomp and Circumstance~
Edward Elgar

Opening Song~
Hymn #309
Precious Jesus, Don’t Forget

Invocation~

We Worship Through Giving~
(Joyfully Receiving the Lord’s Tithes and Our Offerings)
"Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." (2 Cor. 9:7)

Special Music~
Kaitlyn and Levi Walters

We Honor Our Graduates~
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and to give you hope and a future." (Jeremiah 29:11)

An Offering in Song~
Evan Grant

Morning Message~

Benediction~

Recessional~
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Looking Ahead:
Today Evening Service/Higher Ground Youth- 6 pm
May 21: Mid-week Bible Study/Berean Youth Fellowship- 7 pm
May 25: Guthrie Grove Board meets- 4:30 pm
May 25: Youth Skating Party at the Skate Place (Piedmont)- 4:30-6:30 pm
May 27: Sister’s Act meets at the church (6:30 pm)
May 31: 6-9 pm Women’s Conference (Cindi Wood)- Calvary Baptist, Williamston
Jun 01: Guthrie Grove Annual Congregational Business Meeting
Jun 01: Afternoon Drop-in Bridal Shower for Paige Montgomery
Jun 01-06: Vacation Bible School at Guthrie Grove (Weird Animals- Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a Kind)
Jun 15-20: SE Youth Camp (Blowing Rock, NC)- "You can run, but you can’t hide!"
Jun 18: Chonda Pierce Concert (Spartanburg)- 7 pm (Tickets= $19 for groups of 10)
Jul 02-04: 75th Annual General Conference (McDonough, GA)
Jul 05-12: Up Project (South Carolina)
Jul 06-10: Special Meetings with Pastor Dan (Rachel) Cain, Troy, OH
Jul 20-25: FUEL (Manchester University, N. Manchester, IN)
Aug 02: Montgomery/Kmiecik Wedding (Guthrie Grove)
Aug 24: Bethel hosts the summer Carolina Conference Business Meeting

Prayer Concerns:
Janice Garrett, Ruby Kay, Tootsie Lanford, Earl Elwell, Lois Wells, Steve Heatherly, Tony/Runette Childers, Denise Klaus, Donna Roper, Margaret Weisner, Junior Davis, Harold/Betty Davis, Mary Ann Durham, Bill Simpson, Kathy Martin,  Jamie Davis, Violet Tesreau, Kathy Ondrovic, Mabel Campbell, Jim Christopher, Billie Green’s daughter, Chad Spratt, Lindsay Motley, Ron Alberson, Craig Farr’s friend-Christopher, Gerald Picklesimer, Grant Allison, Henry/Marion Sims, Linda Nkomba, Pastors Tom New & Darrell Cardwell, Tucker Whitaker, Martha Ferguson, Rebekah Martin, Jerry/Wilola Stargel, Peggy Winner’s dad, Irene Sorenson, Dot Stephens, Roy Davenport, Margaret Durham, David/Judy Sloan, Jackie Durham, Kathy Hood, LaBreeska Hemphill, Peggy Durham, Kelley Clardy, Betty Hall, Janis Grant, Edith Smith, Nancy Holt, Micah Traynham, Jim Merck, Mary Milne, Kelsey Ingram, Ruth Mayberry, Jayne Hicks, John Evans (Cory Shaull’s dad), the bereaved (Including Pastor Vernis Wolf Family), Ralph Brown (Pastor Michael’s dad-OH), Gary Smith (Spine/neck), Pastor Jerome of Tanzania (Dengue Fever), Graham Dubose (Justin Martin’s friend- terminal Lung Cancer), Irene Sorenson, Steve/Young An (Preparing to open ABC Campus in South Korea), our graduates, silent requests, travelers, Troops, Country and the Peace of Jerusalem

Counters:
Today: Eugene Grant & Donna Roper
Next week: Eugene Grant & Berry Durham

Birthdays:

  • Betty Davis
  • Chad Davenport
  • Noah Hood
  • Kamden Davenport
  • Kyle Morella
  • Tyler Moss
  • Colt Durham
  • Michael Paul Meunier
  • Thompson Durham
  • Shera Morella

Anniversaries:

  • George and Ashlynn Jordan

Adelle Chandler Group:
The Adelle Chandler Ladies Group enjoyed a meal together and a time of visitation w/Ruby Kay at NHC of Greenville.  We appreciate all who visit our shut-in members and friends.  Please make the Deacons aware of any current transportation needs.

Small Goup Meetings:
Thanks once again to those who hosted small group meetings the past week or two. (Gerald and Sheila Hiles will serve as host/hostess for tomorrow evening’s mtg.) We appreciate the organizational efforts of Gary Smith & Bob Alcumbrack, as well as those who helped facilitate the discussions and those who attended.

Atlanta Bible College:
Congratulations to Jack Kmiecik, John obi and Julius Ross upon receiving Bachelor Degrees from Atlanta Bible College this past Fri. evening. (Pastor Rufus Meyers, guest speaker) Several students also received Associate Degrees and certificates.

Sister’s Act:
Don’t forget the Sister’s Act Meeting on Tuesday evening, May 27th at 6:30 pm. There will be a flower swap and taco buffet (Bring a topping to share).  Contact Sherry Alcumbrack if you have questions; all ladies of the church are welcome.

Wren Youth Association:
A large number from the Grove was on hand to see our own Casey Hall, Ryder Partain, Brady Davenport (Others?) parade around Fluor Field as the Wren Youth Association was featured. (Evan Hall & Chad Davenport, coaches)

Quizzing:
2014 Bible Quizzing material is Lk 22-24 (New Am. Stand. Bible); study questions are available on Turning Point Youth Ministries Quizzing Facebook page.  Please consider learning this portion of Scripture/competing at the national level (FUEL).

FUEL:
Speaking of FUEL, registration forms are available at tpym.com or abc-coggc.org. The early bird rate ($365) must be postmarked BEFORE June 15th.

Emphatic Diaglotts:
Bobby Partain has 12 Revised Emphatic Diaglotts for purchase ($11); more are on order.  These include some history of Benjamin Wilson.  See Bobby if interested.

Nominating Committee:
We appreciate the work of this year’s Nominating Committee, as well as those who have agreed to serve in various positions.  The annual Congregational Business Meeting is slated for June 1st, following the morning worship service.