2018 Church Calendar

August

Verses of the Month:  

37 . . . . “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. 40 On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”

Matthew 22: 37-40

August 15                N:  Carrie & Lynne

                        Cookout

                        

August 19                Love God:  Pause for God (Exodus 20:8-11)

D6 SS:  Preserving the Truth

U:  Jeff Wall and Tony Medlin

SSN:  Brooke & Diane

10:30 AMN: Sandy & Melise, Lexi (floater)

10:30 AMT:  Robyn & Brenda

G: Shelby, Dianne, Jay & Cindy

PT:  Mitchell, Les, Megan, Melisa

YEP practice begins

YEP: Ava and Ashlyn

SRAM – Melisa Putney, John 13:31-35, page #900 in Pew Bible. SRPM – Wyatt Bowen, Proverbs 3:5-12, page #528 in Pew Bible.

Junior Ushers: Charlie and Peyton

Greeter Training

August 22                N:  Carrie & Lynne

                        Church on the Road

                            YEP: Bryan McCanch, James 1:2-8

August 25                Workday @ 7:30 AM

                        

August 26                Love People:  Honor Parents (Exodus 20:12)

D6 SS:  Defending the Truth

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

SSN:  Brooke & Diane

10:30 AMN:  Kathy & Sarah, Maegan (floater)

10:30 AMT:  Marnie & Kayla

G: Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

PT:  Caleb, Les, Lexi, Ava

YEP: Bryan McCanch, James 1:2-8

Junior Ushers: Caleb C. and Nathan S.

SRAM – Angie Windley, Matthew 10:26-33, page #815 in Pew Bible.

SRPM – Mitchell Moody, Psalm 147:2-11, page #525 in Pew Bible

PM:  Crisis Response Training

Y.A.C. Meeting 4:30 in Fellowship Hall

Awana training at 5pm.

August 29                Back to School Bash (invite ice cream truck back, games, corn

hole, etc)

Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. The Lord lifts up the humble; he casts the wicked to the ground.

Psalm 147:5-6

September

D6:  Influence of godly leadership.  This unit provides an introduction to Solomon and the building of the Temple.  Students will be introduced to the truth I Can Worship the Lord as they examine various forms of worship and are challenged to integrate worship in their daily lives.

Verse of the Month:

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

Psalm 143:8

September 1                        Church Bike Ride

September 2                        Love People:  Respect Labor (Exodus 20:15)

                                U:  Wayne and Wyatt Bowen

                                D6SS:  Choosing God’s Way

                                G:  Shelby, Connie, Paul & Linda, Kathy

                                PT:  Les, Caleb, Ava, Lexi

                                    YEP: Nathan Shaub

                                SRAM – Jay Frick, Matthew 5:13-16, page #810 in Pew

Bible.

                                    Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

                                No PM

September 5                        Pray for Me

YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class  

Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J.

September 9                        First Responders Sunday

Love People:  Honor Those Who Serve

Homecoming

G:  Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale and Leah

PT:  Les, Caleb, Leanna, Mitchell, Les

SRAM – Robert Chappell, 1 Timothy 2:1-6, page #991 in

Pew Bible.

                                No PM

U:  Jeff Wall and Jeff Thompson

D6SS:  Seeking God’s Presence

YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class

September 9 - 13                Zach gone

September 12                YEP: Sarah and Leanna

Junior Ushers: David J. and Nathan S. 

September 15                Clayton Harvest Festival-10:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 16                Love People:  Value Life (Exodus 20:13)

                                U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

D6SS:  Following Wise Counsel

G:  Shelby, Dianne, Jay and Cindy

PT:  Caleb, Leanna, Mitchell, Les

YEP: Sarah and Leanna

Junior Ushers: Caleb C. and Nathan S.

SRAM – Brooke Carroll, Matthew 11:25-30, page #816 in

Pew Bible.

SRPM – Dustin Cowan, Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, page #554 in

Pew Bible.

PM:  Andrew Hurt

September 19 (Wednesday)

YEP: Mitchell Moody

Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

September 19-21                D6 Conference

September 23                Love People:  Pursue Holiness (Exodus 20:14)

U:  Wayne and Wyatt Bowen

G:  Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

D6SS:  Confronting Sin

YEP: Mitchell Moody

PT:  Peyton, Mitchell, Megan, Lexi

Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

SRAM – Joy Jarman, Romans 5:6-11, page #942 in Pew

Bible.

SRPM – Caleb Carroll, Lamentations 3:19-27, page #688 in

Pew Bible.

PM:  Puppet Skit

September 26 (Wednesday)

                                    YEP: Trent and Cole Bowen,

                                    Junior Ushers: Peyton and Charlie

September 29                Men's Prayer Breakfast @ 8:00 AM

September 30                Love People:  Value Truth (Exodus 20:18)

U:  Jeff Wall and Tony Medlin

G:  Shelby, Susan Lafone & Marjorie

PT:  Mitchell, Les, Leanna, Melisa

D6SS:  Standing for Truth

YEP: Trent and Cole Bowen,

Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

SRAM – Tony Medlin, Romans 12:3-8, page #948 in Pew Bible.

SRPM – Melise Thompson, 1 John 2:1-6, page #1021 in Pew Bible.

October

D6:  The effect, extent, and remedy for sin.  Students will explore biblical accounts of Jesus’ call to His followers and be challenged to respond to the truth that I Can Follow Jesus.  They will see various examples to discuss and consider what following Jesus looks like today.

Verse of the Month:

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:6

October 3

                            YEP: Caleb Carroll

                            Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J.

October 4                Clayton JV Meal

October 7                Love People:  Be Content (Exodus 20:17)

                        Pastor Zach

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

D6SS:  The Curse of Sin

G:  Shelby, Connie, Paul & Linda, Kathy

PT:  Les, Peyton, Mega, Lexi

YEP: Caleb Carroll

                           Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and Caleb C.

                        PM:  Harvest Childcare Service

October 10                YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class

                            Junior Ushers: David J. and Nathan S.

October 14

U:  Wayne and Wyatt Allen

G:  Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale & Leah

PT:  Caleb, Les, Ava, Lexi

D6SS:  The Cure of Sin

YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class

                           Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

No PM

October 17

                            YEP: Bryan McCanch

                           Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

October 21

U:  Jeff Wall and Jeff Thompson

G:  Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale & Leah

PT:  Les, Mitchell, Melisa, Megan

D6SS:  Justified by Faith

YEP: Bryan McCanch

                            Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

October 24                YEP: David Jarman

                            Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J.

October 28

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

G:  Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

PT:  Mitchell, Les, Leanna, Ava

D6SS:  Freed from Sin

YEP: David Jarman,

                            Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

October 31                 Fall Festival

November

D6: Navigating difficult circumstances of life.  This unit provides a survey of difficult times faced by the apostle Paul.  Students will be encouraged to recognize the truth God Is With Us All the Time as they encounter biblical accounts from Paul’s life and examine his responses to those difficulties.

Verses of the Month:

Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Psalm 32:1-2

November 4

U:  Wayne and Wyatt Allen

G:  Shelby, Connie, Paul & Linda, Kathy

PT:  Les, Caleb, Lexi, Megan

D6SS:  Broken Relationships

         Daylight Saving Time Ends

                            YEP: Caleb Carroll

                            Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and Caleb C.

November 7

                            YEP: Ava and Ashlyn,

                            Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

November 11

                        Veterans Day

U:  Jeff Wall and Tony Medlin

G:  Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale & Leah

D6SS:  Death of a Loved One

YEP: Ava and Ashlyn

PT:  Les, Peyton, Lexi, Melisa

PM: Puppet Skit

November 14

                            YEP: Mitchell Moody

                            Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J.

November 18        

                        G:  Shelby, Diane, Jay & Cindy

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

PT:  Megan, Les, Leanna, Ava

D6SS:  Depression and Anxiety

Thanksgiving Celebration

YEP: Mitchell Moody

                            Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

November 25

                        G:  Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

                        D6SS:  Life Altering Circumstances

U:  Wayne and Wyatt Allen

YEP: Nathan Schaub      

Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and Caleb C.

PT:  Mitchell, Les, Ava, Lexi

November 28  

                            YEP: Trent and Cole Bowen,

                            Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J.

December

D6:  Principles for life from the book of Proverbs.  This study highlights the major themes of the book of Proverbs and demonstrates how ancient counsel is relevant today.  Students develop skill in living by adopting the principles of Proverbs in their daily lives.

Verse of the Month:

But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:20

December 2

                        G:  Shelby, Connie, Paul & Linda, Kathy

U:  Jeff Wall and Jeff Thompson

PT:  Les, Caleb, Melisa, Ava

D6 SS:  The Source of Wisdom

                        PM:  Puppet Skit

                        PM:  Jared Wall

YEP: Trent and Cole Bowen,

                            Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

December 5  

                            YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class

                            Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and David J.

 

December 9

                        G:  Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale & Leah

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

D6 SS:  The Need for Wisdom

YEP: 46-ers Sunday School Class

PT:  Mitchell, Peyton, Lexi, Leanna

                            Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and Caleb C.

December 12  

                            YEP: Caleb Carroll,

                            Junior Ushers: Trent and Cole Bowen

December 16

                        G:  Shelby, Dianne, Jay & Cindy

U:  Wayne and Wyatt Bowen

PT:  Mitchell, Les, Megan, Melisa

D6 SS:  Wisdom in Righteous Living

YEP: Caleb Carroll

December 19

                            YEP: Bryan McCanch

                            Junior Ushers: Caleb W. and Caleb J

December 23

                        G:  Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

U:  Jeff Wall and Tony Medlin

PT:  Caleb, Les, Lexi, Ava

D6 SS:  Wise Men Seek Him

YEP: Bryan McCanch

                            Junior Ushers: Peyton E. and Charlie P.

                        PM:  Christmas Communion

December 24        Christmas Eve @ 6 PM

                        Need Greeters:

December 30

U:  Paul Smart and Chris Carroll

G:  Shelby, Susan & Marjorie

PT:  Les, Peyton, Megan, Lexi

D6 SS:  Wise Men See Him

YEP: Sarah and Leanna,

                            Junior Ushers: Nathan S. and Caleb C.

January

D6:  Living free in Christ.  Part 2 of the study of the book of Romans outlines the practical results and benefits of being rescued from the bondage and penalty of sin.  Christians can distinguish the various aspects of living in the manner God desires for those who are in Christ.

January 6

D6 SS:  Living in the Spirit

January 13

                        D6 SS:  Transformed Living

January 20

                        D6 SS:  Submissive Living

January 27

                        D6 SS:  Selfless Living

February

D6:  Faith that makes a difference.  This special topic study guides students to examine key components of authentic faith and devise practical ways to incorporate biblical accountability in their lives.  Students can create a plan to strengthen their faith, encourage their peers, and more effectively share their faith with others.

February 3

                D6 SS:  Authentic Faith

February 10

                D6 SS:  Biblical Accountability

February 17

                D6 SS:  Disciplined Living

February 24

                D6 SS:  Intentional Faith

March

D6:  How to discover meaning and purpose in life.  The book of Ecclesiastes offers a critical evaluation of human pursuits and weighs the value of everything.  Students can assess the author’s proposition that apart from God, life is meaningless.  Each student will comprehend that God has a purpose for his or her life and seek to discern His direction.

March 3

                D6 SS:  The Search for Meaning

March 10        

                D6 SS:  Empty Pursuits

March 17

                D6 SS:  Life’s Contradictions

March 24

                D6 SS:  The Value of Wisdom

March 31

                D6 SS:  The Purpose of Life

April

D6:  The quest of the Good Shepherd.  Through His teaching and personal encounters, Jesus demonstrated a relentless quest to rescue the outcast and the wayward.  Through this study of select passages from the book of Luke, students can comprehend the depth of God’s love for them and the extent to which He will go to reach them.

April 7

                D6 SS:  Loving Your Neighbor

North Carolina State Youth Competition: April 12-13, 2019.

April 14

                D6 SS:  Seeking the Lost

April 21

                D6 SS:  From Death to Life

April 28

                D6 SS:  Seeking the Savior

May

D6:  How to answer challenging questions.  This apologetic study equips students to answer common challenges about the Christian faith and defend what they believe with sound arguments.  Students’ faith will be strengthened by knowing there are good answers to difficult questions.

May 5

                D6 SS:  How Can I Know God Exists?

May 12

                D6 SS:  Why Is Every Life Valuable?

May 19

                D6 SS:  What Makes Christianity Unique?

May 26

                D6 SS:  Why Is Jesus the Only Way?

June

D6:  The riches of grace.  This study of the book of Ephesians explores the riches of blessings and protections for believers through a grace-based relationship with God.  Students can glean valuable instruction and encouragement in recognizing that the gift of salvation is through faith in the work of Christ, as a result of God’s undeserved favor, not something that must be earned by personal merit.

June 2

                D6 SS:  Spiritual Blessings in Christ

June 9

                D6 SS:  Riches of God’s Grace

June 16

                D6 SS:  Unity in the Spirit

June 23

                D6 SS:  The Believer’s Walk

June 30

                D6 SS:  The Armor of God

July

D6:  How choices affect the legacy of faith.  The brief study of the later kings of Israel reveals the effect of leadership and individual integrity.  Students can evaluate the decisions made by good and bad leaders, examine how those actions affected others for generations, and determine to make the hard choices necessary to perpetuate the faith.

July 7

                D6 SS:  Faithfully Serving in God’s Power

July 14

                D6 SS:  The Impact of Choices

National Youth Competition in Cincinnati, Ohio: July 21-24, 2019.

July 21

                D6 SS:  Humbly Observing God’s Word

July 28

                D6 SS:  The Consequences of Disobedience

August

D6:  The good news of salvation by faith.  Our world is in turmoil, and myriad voices offer opposing philosophies and solutions.  The Christian worldview argues that Christ is the only answer to the problems of the world.  This study proposes the gospel of Christ is the Good News that can remedy the brokenness in individual lives and our world.

August 4

                D6 SS:  The Gospel is Powerful

August 11

                D6 SS:  The Gospel Demands to Be Shared

August 18

                D6 SS:  The Gospel Changes Lives

August 25

                D6 SS:  The Gospel Changes the Culture

Greeters

Week 1: Shelby, Connie, Paul & Linda, Kathy

Week 2: Shelby, Donna & Wayne, Dale & Leah

Week 3: Shelby, Dianne, Jay & Cindy

Week 4: Shelby, Robyn & Brenda, Jeff & Melise

Week 5: Shelby, Susan Lafone & Marjorie

Operation Christmas Child start collection in July--Christmas in July

                                           

Church Officers

 

Church Clerk:  Dena Case

 

Deacons:  Les Strickland, Robert Chappell, Anthony Cowan, and Chris Carroll

 

Trustees:  John Wiggins, James Strickland, Neil Jarman, Neil Windley, and David Putney

                   

 Treasurer:  Kathy Carroll

 

Finance Committee:  Joy Jarman, Michelle Tan, Jay

Frick, Jeff Thompson and Tony Medlin.