(Children ages 3-7 are now dismissed for Children's Church)
“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
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.
Deacon of the Week Robert Gibbs 270-772-2735
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!
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.
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!
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.
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
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
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
Kyle Burns Matthew Hamilton Stan McPhaill
Ross Burns Haley Henderson Katelyn Romero
Jordan Chick John Kinsler Miguel Santiago
Jesse Goodman Anthony Lane
December 12 Amy Hinton December 13 Jessica Penrod
December 14 Jeff Groves December 16 Kamryn Gregory
December 16 Sadie Pendleton
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
8:00am Exercise with Jesse
Wednesday 10:00am Community Bus:
5:30pm Praize Kids
6:30pm Youth/Adult Bible Study
Thursday 8:00am Exercise with Jesse
Friday 10:00am Creekwood Ministry
December 10 Alicia & Meredith Johnson
December 17 Gary & Carolyn Sears
PM Sheila Christian
December 10 Lindsey & Kyle Pendleton, Brianna & Justin Cole
December 17 Shannon Schweers, Kim Higgins, Jenni & Lauren Lehman
December 10 Melissa Thorpe & Debbie Wilson
December 17 Jimmy Christian & Steve Timberlake
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
Bro. Tim Nugent, Pastor (Home) 270-755-2131
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
Geraldine McReynolds, Organist Sheila Barrow, Pianist
Vickie Costello, Clavinova