WELCOME TO MT. PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH
Bro. Tim Nugent, Pastor
December 10, 2017


Prelude to Worship
Organist

Call to Worship “Jesus…Hope of the Nations”

Song of the Angels “Angels We Have Heard on High” BH 195/#100

Words of Welcome and Announcement Bro. Tim

Carol “Away in a Manger” BH 205/#103


Children's Sermon
(Children ages 3-7 are now dismissed for Children's Church)

Offertory Carol “What Child is This” BH 198/#118

Offertory Prayer Robert Gibbs


Offerings to the Building of the Kingdom of GOD

Morning Message “Giving is a Generous Gift” Part 2, 2 Cor. 9:6-15 Bro. Tim Nugent, Pastor

Song of Commitment “Because I Have Been Given Much” #605

Words of Benediction and Blessing


Postlude to Service



Evening Service
The Christmas Choir will be having a BONUS Rehearsal at 4:30 to 6:00 this evening as we firm up those participating in this year's Christmas Cantata on December 17th in the evening service.

Business Meeting: Devotion S.N.O.W.
Romans 15:13



Deacon of the Week Robert Gibbs 270-772-2735
Youth News
Our “Rent a Teen” program has begun. Contact Bro. Brian, Paige, Jayme, Alicia, or Joyce to schedule a time for one (or more) of our youth to come to your home to serve you by doing odd jobs and work like helping with winterizing your home or decorating for Christmas. Donations will be accepted and applied toward for Summer Camp in 2018!

Children's Camp
Parents, if are interested in having your child(ren) attend Kids Camp at Crossings this year, please reserve a spot please by calling or texting Melissa Thorpe at (270) 847-6970. The dates for camp are July 22-25, 2018. A $25 reservation fee is required to hold the spot.

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University
Sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway if you would like more information about participating in this powerful 9-week program of practical and biblical home/family finances.

Thank You
We just want to express our “thanks” to all of our Children's Church and Nursery servants who have dedicated their time and love to our children and babies! You are so valuable to the ministry that takes place here at Mt. Pleasant and our community! We certainly do appreciate you! Keep
up the great work!

Volunteer Lists
The volunteer lists for the 2018 year have been updated and copies are on the table in the foyer. If you would like to be added or taken off of any of the lists, please let the secretary know. Thank you!

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering Mailboxes
The mailboxes are located outside Bro. Tim's office in the hallway. Please donate to Lottie Moon the 25 cents or cost of postage for each Christmas card or an amount of your choosing. Thank you for your support of missions. Our Lottie Moon Goal is $5,000. At present the total is $715.


CHRISTMAS EVE
Our Christmas Eve Service will once again include wonderful music, the telling of the Christmas story and other presentations by our church staff. Invite your family and friends to join us as we celebrate the season together with our Mt. Pleasant family.


Church Events to Remember!
TODAY Church Council, 4pm
Deacons Meeting, 5pm
Business Meeting, 6pm
WOM Meeting, 7pm
Dec. 15 Creekwood Ministry, 10am
Dec. 17 Christmas Cantata, 6pm
Dec. 18-Jan 1 Christmas Break for Logan Co. Schools
Dec. 20 Youth Christmas Party
Community Christmas Caroling, 6pm
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service, 6pm
Dec. 31 “Watchnight” service and fellowship, 6pm-midnight
Jan. 7 Deacon Ordination Service, 6pm
Jan. 21 Sanctity of Life Sunday, 11am, Guest: Melanie Manley

WATCHNIGHT SERVICE
Join us on New Year's Eve as we begin the evening with a worship service and testimony time at 6pm, followed by a soup and sandwich supper at 7, “fun and games” in the gym, a family movie, and “praying in the new year”. Come celebrate God's activity in our lives in 2017 and join our hearts together through prayer as we anticipate all that God has for us in 2018.

GETTING READY FOR HAPPY NEW YEAR
January brings the beginning of a new calendar and the start of new sermon and study series at Mt. Pleasant.
Bro. Tim begins a series of Sunday morning messages through the book of James that offer a practical look at the daily impact God's Word can have on our lives.
Beginning January 21, on Sunday evenings, we'll begin a journey thought Ken Ham's video teaching series “The Foundations”. This 12-session series includes video teaching and group discussion on topics such as “The Relevance of Genesis”, “Revealing the Unknown God”, the “Six Days” of creation, being “Always Ready” to share the Gospel, and others.

BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA
Reports from various committees
Recommendation from Deacons on Deacon Ordination


Sympathy
Christian sympathy is extended to Keith Cunningham and family in the recent passing of his grandfather, Col. Arthur Cunningham, US Air Force, retired.

Christian sympathy is extended to Sam and Linda Long in the recent passing of their son Brian Long.

IMMEDIATE PRAYER NEEDS

Tommy Allen Lee Beckman Scott Brown Jimmy Bruce Barbara Clement Jeff Coursey Jean Dooley Brenda Everly Lisa Farley Jonathan Fox Barney Gray Margie Grisham Justin Groves Morris Lee Harris Corky Harrison Molly Hughes Karen Johnson Della Jones Norma Kirby Aiden Lambert Tonya Lawson Sam & Linda Long John McCloughan Teresa McFadden Wanda McKeithan Amanda Moore Steve Nichols Zella Nugent Lindsay Pendleton Maggie Rhea Barbara Roberson Randall Schrull Jamison Tinnsley Lily Tinnsley Patricia Webb Harper Wells Cindy Wiles Glenda Williams Jim Yates

NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
Creekwood Hearthstone Place
Myrtle Brooks Chloe Logan Ruth Boarman
Sylvia Clark Pearl O'Dell Jackie Wood
Mattie Davenport Rocky Whitmon




Gary Costello George Dukes Helen Kennedy Don Aldridge Freddie Borders Marvine Borders Bill Brown Marine Embry Katie Ferrell Stephen Fryer HOMEBOUND Hattie R. Shelton Cooper Waid LONG TERM NEEDS Ann Grace Brenda Harris Glover Camille Hendley Trevor Hesson Dorothy Hunt Vince Kerchenski Irene Wilson Charlie Moore Charles Robinson Dawson Smith Lana Vincent Ron Walker
MILITARY

Kyle Burns Matthew Hamilton Stan McPhaill
Ross Burns Haley Henderson Katelyn Romero
Jordan Chick John Kinsler Miguel Santiago
Jesse Goodman Anthony Lane


Happy Birthday
December 12 Amy Hinton December 13 Jessica Penrod
December 14 Jeff Groves December 16 Kamryn Gregory
December 16 Sadie Pendleton
Happy Anniversary

December 15 Matt & Sara Plum
December 15 Ricky & Lisa Browning
Activities This Week
Today 10:00am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Service
4:00pm Church Council
5:00pm Deacons Meeting
6:00pm Business Meeting
7:00pm WOM Meeting
Monday 8:00am Exercise with Jesse
Wednesday 10:00am Community Bus: Keith Cunningham
5:30pm Praize Kids
6:00pm AWANA
6:30pm Youth/Adult Bible Study
Thursday 8:00am Exercise with Jesse
Friday 10:00am Creekwood Ministry

Nursery Workers
December 10 Alicia & Meredith Johnson
PM
December 17 Gary & Carolyn Sears
PM Sheila Christian
Children's Church
December 10 Lindsey & Kyle Pendleton, Brianna & Justin Cole
December 17 Shannon Schweers, Kim Higgins, Jenni & Lauren Lehman
Greeters
December 10 Melissa Thorpe & Debbie Wilson
December 17 Jimmy Christian & Steve Timberlake
Audio Visual/Sound
December 10 Connor Williams & Michael Thorpe
December 17 Mike & Noah Thomas

Broadcast CD Carrier to WRUS Radio
December 10 Mitchell Johnson
December 17 Kenny Chapman

Deacon of the Week
December 10-16 Robert Gibbs
December 17-23 Jeff Barrow

Church Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 8 am-12 pm 270-755-4010
Staff
Bro. Tim Nugent, Pastor (Home) 270-755-2131
(Cell) 847-7424
Bro. Larry Vaught, Minister of Music (Home) 270-755-2496
Brian Alexander, Minister of Youth (Cell) 270-893-2569
Katie Morr, Secretary (Church) 270-755-4010
Musicians
Geraldine McReynolds, Organist Sheila Barrow, Pianist
Vickie Costello, Clavinova