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August 9, 2015


10:00 AM WORSHIP- August 9, 2015 We welcome you to the West End Church of Christ! We’re glad you’ve come, and we hope you’ll find here a group of loving, friendly people. We meet together to worship God, to learn about His will for our lives, and to experience the joy and peace that God gives those who belong to Him. Guests and members, help us serve you! Please fill out an attendance card (they are located in the pew racks) and place it in the collection plate when it is passed. Feel free to indicate ways we can serve you, as well as any prayer requests you have. We would be honored to include your need in our weekly prayers. Worship in Song…..............................................................................................................................................Richard Craig Song Welcome………………….………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..…..............……………….Ken Dye Song Song Scripture Reading …………..…………………………John 14:1-3……………………………………………………Derek Smith Prayer……………………………………………..……………………………..……………………….......................…..…..………….……….Larry Griffith Song Communion & Offering……………………………………………..…………….………………………………..…………...Kris Thurman Family Matters ……………………….…………………………………………………………………………………..…......................Joe Simpson No Children’s Worship Song Sermon……….…………”Now That I Know Me, I am Filled with Hope”………………Ken Dye Song Prayer

OUR NURSERY IS OPEN We have an attended Nursery every Sunday morning during Bible class and worship. The Nursery is located down the hallway from the Auditorium. Sign-up sheets are posted on the Nursery door for those interested in volunteering or you may contact Lauren Smith at laurencsmith29@gmail.com SUNDAY AM NURSERY ATTENDANTS – August 9 – Becky Goree SUNDAY AM NURSERY ATTENDANTS – August 16 – Katie Logan

CHILDREN’S WORSHIP CHILDREN’S WORSHIP LEADER (ages 3-6) –August 9 – NO CHILDREN’S WORSHIP CHILDREN’S WORSHIP LEADER (ages 3-6) –August 16 – NO CHILDREN’S WORSHIP _______________________________________________

WORSHIP LEADERS please meet in Reid Grooms room at 9:45 prior to worship WORSHIP LEADERS – August 16 – Scripture – Bobo Sitton Prayer – Joe Simpson Communion – Steve Parham WORSHIP LEADERS – August 23 –Scripture – Jim McLeod Prayer – Bob Johnson Communion – Bill Goree

Thank you for your willingness to be a Worship Leader at West End. If you cannot make your date, for any reason, please let me know in advance so I can plan accordingly. ---Derek Smith

TONIGHT - CLASSIC SERVICE AT 6:00 PM –

in the Community Room. Ken Dye will be leading the Devotional. Communion will be offered for all those who were unable to partake on Sunday morning. Tom Seals’ class will meet tonight in the Conference Room from 6:00 – 7:00 TONIGHT. The class is studying “Genesis: Revelation Of Grace”. The Biblical message of Genesis is that God is actively seeking to draw Humanity to Himself. Come and join us on Sunday evenings and see Divine Grace working to overcome human rebellion with it attendant alienation, suffering, and death. Anyone interested in attending is welcome!


Sermon Notes If You Really Knew Me, Part 6: “Now That I Know Me, I am Filled with Hope”


Keep Them in Your Prayers Due to the privacy act it is sometimes difficult to get information regarding our members that are in the hospital, so if you have information regarding anyone on our sick list, please let the office know.

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AT HOME: Tami Seals (Tom & Barbara Seals’ daughter-in-law), Kathy Spencer (Amy Thurman’s aunt), Jane Harbin (niece of Barbara Craig) -- Her address is 307 Glenwood Drive, Mt Juliet, TN 37122, Caleb Puckett (son of Nickie Kerr) Joy Cox is recovering from knee replacement surgery and a broken femur on the same leg. She is currently at Richland Place Health Ctr. for rehab. Former member and brother-in-law of Rudie Smith, Vic Batson, is recovering from hip replacement surgery at Glenwood Nursing & ReHab Services, 211 Ana Drive, Florence, Al 35630. Lynn Doramus, Libby Massie’s daughter, is receiving treatment for cancer. Please continue praying for Bryan Britt -- He is married to Barbara Craig’s niece, Jenna, & they have 2 young children. He is recovering from recent surgery. There is no cure, at this time for Bryan’s illness. They are just trying to manage it & give him temporary relief. What they did recently, was insert a tube in his trach for oxygen, to assist his breathing & surgically put in a feeding tube in order for him to receive nutrition. His specific prayer request is that these 2 things will work & allow him to have some sort of a normal life. His address is 8 Hunters Creek Drive Jackson, TN 38305. Buddy McKenzie, Amanda McKenzie’s father-in-law, is recovering from 2 surgeries. He had lung cancer surgery and also surgery to remove a kidney (stage 3 cancer). He and his wife live in Trenton, GA. Jane-Elise Thomas requests prayers for the Compton family. Their teenaged son, Wyatt, has been severely affected by meningitis and has been dealing with its ravages for years. The family requests prayers for peace and for acceptance of the future. They wish for Wyatt to be pain free and comfortable for his last few months. Lila Duncan, 2 year old niece of Clay & Lauren McCluggage, is having chemo every 3 weeks during the Summer. Jane McKelley has requested your prayers. Cards would also be appreciated – her address is 2011 Richard Jones Rd. #L-1, Nashville, TN 37215. Sarah Garrett requests prayers for Talan Barnhill-Williams the 8 yrs. old son of Ashley Barnhill who is a friend of Sarah. Talan has Ewing’s Sarcoma and is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. Melina Robinson, sister of Amy Thurman, is having vision problems and will see a retina specialist. Please keep her in your prayers. Chuck Whittle’s nephew Ralph E. Geiger is in Huntsville Hospital, Room 624, with heart arrhythmia and cancer. Cards can be sent to 7809 Horseshoe Trail, S.E., Huntsville, AL 35802-3217.

MINISTERS Wes Bender

ELDERS Ken Dye Preaching Winston Fish Our Elders are available for prayer Email: wbender@westendcoc.org Bill Goree Ken Dye Griffith following the morningLarry assembly. Involvement Bob Johnson Email: kdye@westendcoc.org Joe Simpson Tom Seals Chuck Wright

Outreach

Email: tom.seals@lipscomb.edu Joe Simpson

Youth & Family

Email: jsimpson@westendcoc.org Kim Simpson

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Email: kimberly.simpson11@yahoo.com Richard Craig

Worship

Email: richardcraig@comcast.net

Web site: www.westendcoc.org ASSEMBLIES Sunday Morning Bible classes  9 am Morning Worship  10 am Evening Worship  6 pm Tuesday Ladies Bible Class (Sept. – April) 9:30 am Fellowship/10:00 am Class

CHURCH OFFICE Wednesday Louise Malcom, Office Manager Bible Classes for All Ages & FriendSpeak  6:30 pm Email: lmalcom@westendcoc.org Hours: Mon.-Thurs.: 9:00 am – 5 pm Fri.: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon 383-7450  Fax: 383-5130 CHILDREN’S CHRISTIAN CTR. -- age 16 mos. through pre-k 3534 West End Avenue Amy Tate, Co-Director -- 269-4630 Email: atate@westendcoc.org Nashville, TN 37205 Leslie Sitton, Co-Director -- 269-4630 Email: lsitton@westendcoc.org


West End Ladies Please plan to join us on August 11 in the Conference Room, West End church 10:30- 11:30 for a Devotional time led by Lori Crawford,

fellowship, refreshments, and time to remember our sick and shut-ins with notes. No lunch served TOOTHBRUSHES NEEDED FOR GUATEMALA especially children’s sizes for mission trip October 3 through 10 to Clinica Ezell Place in basket on table outside auditorium MINISTRY LEADERS, ELDERS, AND DEACONS MEETING Monday, August 24th, 7:00 In the library

Back to School Blessing Sunday, August 16th

returns each Tuesday at 10:00 beginning September 15th. From Scripture the class will study the stories of five women in the lineage of Jesus—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. A Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers will be used as a resource for the study. Harriette Shivers will lead the class in September; and Karen Ewing, in October and November. Childcare will be provided. Join us at 9:30 each Tuesday for coffee, treats, and conversation.

West End Literary Society will meet on Tuesday, August 25, at 6:30 in the library. Ann Wolfe will lead the discussion on Can’t Wait Till I Get to Heaven by Fanny Flagg. Please bring your own meal.


August 2, 2015 ATTENDANCE – 185 August 2, 2015 WE GAVE . . . Regular contribution…..…. 2015 Weekly Contribution Budget…………….................$9,500.00

WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS Due to schedule conflicts and after further discussion between the church staff and cooks it has been decided that the Wednesday night meals will resume on September 16. However, we still need your help. You do not have to be able to cook but we need hands for chopping, mixing, serving, etc. as well as cleaning. If you can do any of these things and would be willing to help for a few hours or the whole time on any Wednesday between the hours of 12 noon - 6:30 (7:30 if you volunteer for after meal clean up) starting September 16 please email/call Paula Wilson p_wilson@comcast.net or 615-347-6239. It is not necessary to commit to every Wednesday we are grateful for any time you can give us and it would help to know in advance who we can count on to be there. Your willingness to serve is greatly appreciated.

For many people, the start of a new school year brings back routine. As fun as the summer is with all the time we spend in pools, lakes, oceans and more, we all long to slip back into “normal.” Because of this, I would argue that the start of a new school year is more conducive to “new life resolutions” than even the start of a new calendar year. I can remember the start of every new school year making the same resolution, “I am not going to fall behind, I am going to stay ahead.” Year after year, however, I never took the time to implement the one value that could make that happen: Study Habits. This series will challenge us to learn the skills necessary to develop great Bible Study Habits and take greater ownership in our personal spiritual growth.

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.---II Timothy 2:15 Wes Bender

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