August 18, 2022

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August 18, 2022

Respect and serve the LORD! Your reward will be wealth, a long life, and honor. Proverbs 22:4

Prayer List

New: Week of 8/14/2022
Patricia Ashley
Bernie
Marci Black
Brian & Stacia Childress
Gloria
Malinda Gray
Margaret Grindstaff
Phillip Haines
Brenda Hunt
BJ Hunter
Joan
Craig McClure
Donna McDaniels
Monica
Diane & Jim Rouse
Brian Schrage
Betty Erwin Thomas
Cathy Wilson

**Previous Requests**
Bill & Libby Eberle and Regan
Mike Emerson
Dale Frady
Ann Gillespie
David Gust
Phyllis Jackson
David Keating
Jimmy McAdams
Julia Salter
Pat Shell
Matt Sims & Mary Bond
Diane & James Smith
Farrah Taylor
Jay Thorpe
Karen Townsend
Bill Wolf

Recovering from recent illness/surgery

Jimmy Barco
Kimeran Brewer
James Cross
Dick & Richard Dickens
Bob Keilholtz
Curt Ledford
Susan Lovingood
Carol O’Dell
Nick Stickeler
Donna Tallent

Homebound/Nursing Home

Jerry & Jean Armstrong, at home
Walter & Ann Berg, at home
Lynn Blumreich, at home
Pat Burgess, at home
Roy & Jeannette Cole, at home
Peggy Driskell, at home
Rene Garn, at home
Hal & Nancy Harper, at home
BJ Hunter, at home
Nancy Kelly, at home
Joyce Kimsey, at home
Connie Lake, CRNH
Flora McNabb, at home
Fran Peacock, at home
Flora Jean Roberts, Union NH
Harold Smith, Stonehenge
Tommy Tatum, Brasstown
Anne & Sam Wilburn, at home
Ward Wooley, at home

In the Hospital

Prayer requests:
If you would like to be added to this prayer list, please contact the church office at
706-896-2281, or email your request to Chris at: [email protected].

Sympathy

Patsy Daniel, Shirley & Ward Wooley, Lynne Stokkeland, Michelle Stannard & Summer Rahn families at the homegoing of their mother, grandmother & great grandmother, Jean Hattaway.

Steve & Linda Hutchison, at the death of Steve's mother, Norma Bush.

Kingdom Prayer Focus

Father, we thank You that You desire a relationship with us, and that You have put within us a desire for relationship You and with fellow believers. We were not meant for separation from You, Your word, or Your people. You have given us instruction through Your word on how to combat the enemy, so we ask that You give us the wisdom to use this armor of protection. Open our eyes to see the spiritual warfare around us and allow us to see the army that is FOR us. Remind us each day to look to You for the wisdom we need and to not be distracted by the constant barrage of worldly wisdom that is coming at us from every direction. For we know that Your wisdom is pure and gentle, full of mercy and grace, without partiality and without hypocrisy. Mold us and shape us all to be more like Your son Jesus. Show us how to combat this invisible enemy in a way that brings us back together, back to You, and back to Your word. In Jesus’ name, amen. 

Reminders/Announcements

SIGN-UP FOR THE NEXT LADIES BIBLE STUDY
Ladies—come join us in exploring how 1st century Jesus came down in the middle of the ruins of this world & put His Hands all over them to restore us.  We will be meeting on Thursdays 9:45-11:45 from Sept 15-Nov 3rd in the FLC to discover Jesus & Women. Deadline to sign up is Aug 28. Contact Text Phyllis Miller [email protected] or 706-994-2800 to join and order a book.

AWANA NEWS for 8/27 & 8/29
There will be an Awana leaders’ meeting on 8/27. It will be held in the FLC from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lunch provided.
On Monday, August 29th, the Awana Leaders will host a Parent Dinner & Bible distribution following the weekly club meeting. Volunteers are needed in this growing ministry to the children of our community. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Tom Wade, Awana Commander, at [email protected] or call him at 478-285-0031.

DEACON ORDINATION SERVICE | 8/28
There will be a special Deacon Ordination service next Sunday, August 28th, at 6:00pm in the sanctuary. Our men’s ministry will be attending this service in lieu of their monthly meeting. Mark your calendars to come out and support them!

GBCH Annual Truck Loading Event thru 9/22
The Hiawassee Baptist Association is collecting the following items for the
Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes:
Packs of individual snacks and chips, Fabuloso Cleaner,
Laundry Pods, Dishwasher Detergent,
Trash bags (13 gal and larger), paper towels, and Toilet paper.
Gift Cards are also appreciated!
Drop your donations off in the collection bins in the Family Life Center,
Drive Thru or Church Office by September 22nd.

8/14/2022

Budget

Moving Mountains

Weekly

YTD

Weekly

Since last pmt.

Required

$27,535.19

$908,661.27

$7,286.43

$29,145.72

 To Date

Received

$22,235.20

$937,654.85

$7,330.00

$228,406.50

Attendance for 8/14/2022

In Church
Attendance

SS Attendance

427

212