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Doing Life Together

April 20, 2014

WELCOME, GUESTS OF GRACE If this is your first time at Grace Church, or your first time in a while, then please complete a Guest Card today! You may leave the completed card in your seat! We are so glad to have you here today! BABY DAY On Sunday, May 4, we will honor our babies of Grace! Children ages 3 and under will be recognized as part of the morning worship service! A photo slide show is being planned for that Please submit a photo of your baby to the church office via email at or bring your photo by April 23! See Halisha Sturm with any questions! EASTER OFFERING FOR WORLD EVANGELISM In honor of the risen Christ, we receive a special offering for missions TODAY! If you would like to help us support our 800 missionaries around the globe, then mark your donation "Easter Offering" and place it in the offering plate. LADIES' CHURCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE Grace Church is fielding a team of ladies in this year's church softball league! If you would like to know more about this time of outreach, fellowship, and fun, please see Kevin Smith or visit our Connections Center! ANNUAL MEETING All members and friends of Grace Church are encouraged to attend our Annual Church Meeting on Sunday, April 27, at 6pm! Pastor will lead us in celebrating what the Lord has done among us this past year and share his vision for the coming year! Members who are age 15 and up will be eligible to vote in our annual election of church officers. Please pray as we prepare for this special night of celebration! "SHEKINAH" NIGHT OF WORSHIP Join us at 6pm on Sunday, May 4, for a special night of worship in music led by Pastor Russ Fairbanks, our own choir, and other special guests! This will be a dynamic night of enjoying the Shekinah (bright glory) and presence of God! FAREWELL RECEPTION Following the evening service on May 4, we will gather in the Fireside Room for a farewell reception honoring the Fairbanks family! Feel free to bring a card of thanks that expresses our appreciation for Pastor Russ, Kelly, and the boys!

All of these groups meet each Sunday morning at 9:45-10:40am. Visit the Connections Center for more info. Nursery I (Newborn-Crawlers) Room 101 Lynn McCullough Nursery II (Walkers) Room 102 Jeanette Bullock Preschool (Ages 3-4) Room 110 Nancy Fussell Kindergarten (Ages 5-6) Room 109 Lynda Casteel Early Elementary (1st & 2nd Grades) Room 105 Halisha Sturm Middle Elementary (3rd & 4th Grades) Room107 Kim Ware Pre-Teen (5th Grade) Room 108 Charlie Ellis Middle School (6th, 7th, & 8th Grades) Room FLC 202 Christine Loveridge High School (9th, 10th, 11th & 12th Grades) Room FLC 201 Pastor Brian Gilliam College & Career (Ages 18-25) Room FLC 202 Sally Bates Journey (Young Adults) Room FLC 101 Pastor Micah Sturm Seekers (Adults) Fireside Room (FLC) Steve Ware Friendship (Adults) Room 102 Jerry Hanson Pioneer (Senior Adults) Conference Room Floyd Amburn

Stewardship & Statistics

April 13, 2014-Total in Sunday School: 122 Total in Corporate Worship: 248 April Tithes & Offerings (as of 4/13): $12,130 Faith Promise Commitments $12,998 Faith Promise received (as of 4/13): $4,993

Today At Grace
9:00am Worship Team Practice 9:45-10:40am Life Groups/Sunday School 10:50am Morning Worship Service KidsChurch (Ages 7-12) Room 111 WeeKids Church (Ages 3-6) Room 103 6:00pm No Evening Service

This Week At Grace

Wednesday, April 23 Adult Bible Study @ 7pm (Fireside Room) Youth Bible Study @ 7pm (Youth Room) Caravan @ 7pm (KidsChurch Room) Choir Practice @ 7pm (Sanctuary) Thursday, April 24 Recovery Ministries @ 7pm (FLC Room 102)

Upcoming Events
4/25-27 East TN District Marriage Retreat 4/27 Annual Church Meeting & Elections in PM Service 5/1 National Day of Prayer 5/2-5/3 NYI 30 Hour Famine 5/4 Baby Day @ Grace 5/11 Mothers Day 6/1-6 Family Camp 6/9-13 Childrens Camp 6/23-27 Youth Camp 7/8-10 District Assembly 7/21-25 Vacation Bible School at Grace

Welcome to Grace We are honored to have you with us today in worship! God is doing great things at Grace and we want you to be part of the excitement. If you would like more information about our beliefs, various ministries, small groups, upcoming events, or other ways you can get plugged into Grace Church of the Nazarene, please stop by our Connections Center in the main foyer! A friendly face will be there to assist you. Welcome to the family! Ministry Team Micah Sturm Pastor Becky Ratledge Office Manager Brian Gilliam Youth Pastor Russ Fairbanks Interim Worship Pastor Daniel Winn Compassionate Ministries Pastor Doreen Davis Childrens Ministries Director Charlie Ellis Recovery Ministries Kyle Rollins High Hopes Ministries Beth Poarch Grace Christian Academy Director Contact Church Office: 6310 Dayton Boulevard Hixson, TN 37343 (423) 842-5919

Morning Worship Service

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014

Prelude Call to Worship We Gather to Praise He Lives Because He Lives Overcome Grace and Peace Grace Choir - It Took A Lamb Jesus Paid All We Worship in Prayer
*You may pick up a Prayer List of special needs for the week at the Connections Center.

We Worship in Giving We Worship in the Word

When Death Was Devoured Isaiah 25:8-9

Grace Choir - The End of the Beginning We Respond to the Word

No Evening Service

Grace Church provides a fully-staffed nursery for your convenience during all services downstairs in our Grace Kids Area.