WELCOME TO MT. PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH
Bro. Tim Nugent, Pastor
December 17, 2017
Prelude to Worship Organist
Call to Worship “He Made a Way in a Manger”
Miranda Logsdon, Erin Logsdon, and Janet Wright
Carols of Fellowship “Joy Has Dawned” BH186
“Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” BH176
Words of Welcome and Announcements Bro. Tim
Foreign Missions Video The Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
(Children ages 3-7 are now dismissed for Children's Church)
Offertory Carol “O Little Town of Bethlehem” BH196
Offerings to the Building of the Kingdom of GOD
“HOPE IS A PEACEFUL GIFT”
Psalm 16:5-9 Bro. Tim Nugent
Song of Commitment “Wherever He Leads I'll Go” BH437
Words of Benediction and Blessing
Postlude to Service
CHRISTMAS CANTATA 6PM
*Christmas Choir will be meeting at 4:30 in anticipation for tonight's Christmas Cantata “All Is Well” at 6:00pm. Invite your friends to come be a part of tonight's celebration of hope, peace and joy!
Deacon of the Week Jeff Barrow 270-725-7255
“Rent a Teen” program is continuing.. 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 Summer Camp in 2018!
Parents interested in having your child(ren) attend Kids Camp at Crossings this year, please reserve a spot 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.
2018 Tithe envelopes are ready to be picked up. Please write your name on the sheet provided and list the number of the box you take. Begin using these new envelopes January 7, 2018. Statements will be mailed by the end of January for 2017 tax purposes.
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.
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 $1,665.
Our Christmas Eve Service, at 6pm, 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 Morning Worship
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 Breakfast hosted by Christian Friends Men's Life Group, 9am
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 through 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.
Christian sympathy is extended to Carolyn Sears family in the recent passing of her mother, Eunice Davenport.
Christian sympathy is extended to Kenny Chapman and Arline Chapman families in the recent passing of their sister, Naomi Wilkins.
Christian sympathy is extended to Janice Hunt family in the passing of her sister, Imogene Wilson Shemwell.
Thank you to our precious church family for the food love, friendship and prayers for Mom during her sickness and death. Love to all. Linda & Kenny Chapman
IMMEDIATE PRAYER NEEDS
Lee Beckman Jimmy Bruce Jean Dooley Brenda Everly Lisa Farley Jonathan Fox Barney Gray Margie Grisham Justin Groves Morris Lee Harris Corky Harrison Molly Hughes Janice Hunt Karen Johnson Della Jones Norma Kirby Aiden Lambert Tonya Lawson Sam & Linda Long John McCloughan Teresa McFadden Wanda McKeithan Amanda Moore Zella Nugent 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
Gary Costello George Dukes Don Aldridge Freddie Borders Marvine Borders Bill Brown Marine Embry Katie Ferrell Stephen Fryer HOMEBOUND
Hattie R. Shelton Helen Kennedy
LONG TERM NEEDS
Ann Grace Brenda Harris Glover Camille Hendley Trevor Hesson Dorothy Hunt
Cooper Waid Irene Wilson Vince Kerchenski 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 18 James Scruggs December 20 Landon McGill
December 20 Adrian Cunningham December 20 Olivia Sigers
December 21 Miranda Logsdon December 22 Emma Wood
December 23 Doug Johnson
December 18 Barbara & JC Key
Activities This Week
Today 10:00am Sunday School Life Groups
11:00am Morning Service
6:00pm Christmas Cantata
Wednesday 10:00am Community Bus:
6:30pm Youth/Adult Bible Study
December 17 Gary & Carolyn Sears
PM Sheila Christian
December 24 Jesse Nugent, Megan Rosser
PM Tommye Brown
December 17 Lindsey&Kyle Pendleton/Brianna&Justin Cole
December 24 No Children's Church
December 17 Jimmy Christian & Steve Timberlake
December 24 Buster Wilson & Barbara Brown
December 17 Mike Thomas & Noah Thomas
December 24 Daniel McGill & Wesley Wright
Broadcast CD Carrier to WRUS Radio
December 17 Kenny Chapman
December 24 Robert Gibbs
Deacon of the Week
December 17-23 Jeff Barrow
December 24-30 Matt Plum
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