July 13, 2024, 11:00 a.m.

Enter with Praise
Dan Drexler

Welcome & Prayer
Stoyan Grakov

Opening Hymn
230 All Glory, Laud, and Honor

Offering Call
David Collins
GC Session

Scripture Reading
Eric Marquez
Heb 9:14

Morning Prayer
Stoyan Grakov

Children's Story
Rhonda Grakov

Special Music

Morning Message
Greg Steinke
The Force of Blood

Closing Hymn
O God Beyond All Praising

Greg Steinke

PianistRachel Nelson  Choristers Dan Drexler



Transfer In/First Reading
Fresia Gonzalez Davis from Chattanooga Hispanic Community SDA Church (Chattanooga TN)
Lenine Pires from Dorchester Cape Verdean SDA Church (Dorchester MA)

Transfer In/Second Reading
Rachel Gates from Collegedale Community Church (Ooltewah TN)
Victoria Garcia from Collegedale Korean SDA Church (Ooltewah TN)

Transfer Out/First Reading
Jorge Alvarado to Conyers SDA Church (Conyers GA)
Nickolas Cecotto to Mentone SDA Church (Mentone CA)
Christina Cecotto to Mentone SDA Church (Mentone CA)

Homeless Ministry: 
We will have Homeless Ministry today at 2PM, at Met Min facility, 4001 Rossville Blvd, Chattanooga.
If you are unable to bring anything please come out and assist with serving the food, handing out clothes and praying with people.
Also if you have any items that you would like to donate to the Homeless Ministry, please call Anne Cathey at 423-617-1050

Lost and Found:  Have you lost something here at South Bay? It may be in our Lost and Found located in the childrens' wing. There are some nice things that will soon be taken to the Samaritan Center or Goodwill.

United in Prayer | Every Sabbath, 8:50-9:20 a.m. | South Bay SDA Church 
Please note that the united time of prayer every Sabbath morning is from 8:50-9:20 a.m.
The prayer team would like you to know that they have organized to pray for every family and every child in the church. If you would like to request prayer for a specific person or issue, you can request prayer at southbaysda.org/prayer.

Prayer After Divine Service
Join us in front of the platform for a short time of prayer immediately following  the divine service.

Sunset Today: 8:56PM  
Sunset Next Friday: 8:52PM

This Week

Fellowship Meal for Next Sabbath, July 20: 
Rachel Nelson's team will lead out.
Theme: Mexican food- enchiladas, tamales, tamale casserole, tacos, taco casserole, burritos, beans and Mexican rice, fried rice etc.
 A-I: Mexican dish PLUS Salad
J-Z: Mexican dish PLUS fruit or healthy dessert
If you would like to stay for the fellowship meal, please PLAN TO CONTRIBUTE. We have lots of guests each Sabbath. Let’s show hospitality to them by bringing DOUBLE THE AMOUNT of the main dish. Thank you!

Name Tag Sabbath. 
On July 20 we will be providing printed name tags for all our members and regular attendees plus blank tags for anyone else. The purpose of Name Tag Sabbath is to make it easier for us to get better acquainted. Name tags will be available on tables in the lobby.

Timor-Leste It Is Written Mission Trip
– So far there are 22 people signed up for the Timor-Leste trip, scheduled for Nov. 10-Dec. 2, 2024. Your help is still needed in the following areas; 1) financial support – our goal is $20,000, and so far we have a little over $3,000. 2) We need another dentist and an optometrist or ophthalmologist. 3) Other positions such as speakers, children’s program leaders, and support staff are still open. For more information please contact Royce Snyman at 517-331-1419.

Church Plant Update
- We will be sharing another update on South Bay’s next church plant plans next Sabbath, July 20th.

Summer Sanctuary/Temple review.
Sanctuary Temple Review will be during. Months of June and July. The review starts everyTuesday, 5:00-6:30 pm  will will not meet July16. We will meet before the Tuesday night meeting. This review is especially for new members. But any church member is welcome.
Bring your bagged supper and meet in Fellowship Hall. We will eat together and then explore the wonders of the sanctuary.
RSVP sallyhafner@yahoo.com by 6/16/24

Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program (DARP): "Are you or your loved ones suffering from depression or anxiety? There is hope! The Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program offers solutions! Not only will you learn how to identify depression and anxiety and their causes, you will also enhance your energy levels, sleep quality, mood, relationships, and emotional intelligence. DARP provides positive thinking techniques, nutritional education, and much more to increase brain function, manage stress, live above loss, and achieve peak mental performance. Come to the FREE information presentation on Tuesday, August 20, or Thursday, August 22 at the South Bay Health Center, 4605 Redlands Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37416. Dr. Nedley, Director of DARP, will share by video the way to "Get your life back!" Just by attending this introductory session you will begin the healing process, even if you never attend DARP! For more information, call 423-708-2495.

Volunteers are also needed to help with DARP. If you are willing to help others, please call. We need those who are willing to be trained to serve as facilitators, as well as people who are willing to help with the DARP program: i.e., registrar, AV person, and greeters.
Anna Rocha, Associate Director, DARP

United in Prayer - YOUTH: A prayer line led by youth is taking place each week day at 6:46AM!  This prayer line is led by young people but is open to anyone who would like to participate.

Deaconess Ministry: The deaconesses will be visiting people in need or shut - ins. If you know anyone who needs visitation, please contact Marian Kelch at 563-260-5118.

Morning Prayer Line: Remember we meet each weekday morning from 5:30-6 AM for prayer via ZOOM and Sabbath mornings from 8:50 - 9:20 AM here at the church.  The ZOOM link is under the prayer section of the church app.  

Further Out

UPCOMING EVENTS | Mark Your Calendars:
  • July 13 - Health Celebration Sabbath
  • July 13 - Morning Message - Greg Steinke
  • July 13 - Homeless Ministry 2PM
  • July 16 - Midweek Connection 6:30PM
  • July 19 - Singles Ministry 7PM
  • July 20 - Morning Message - Phil Mills
  • July 20 - Fellowship Meal
  • July 20 - Afternoon Outreach Activity
  • July 20 - AY Vespers 7:30PM
  • July 23 - Sanctuary Review 5PM
  • July 23 - Midweek Connection 6:30PM
  • July 27 - Morning Message -  Wes Peppers
  • July 27 - Nursing Home Ministry 3PM
  • July 27 - Samaritan Center Dock Offloading 9:15
  • July 28 - Men's Prayer and Breakfast 7:30AM
  • July 30 - Midweek Connection 6:30AM
  • August 3 - Morning Message - Pastor Jeremy
  • August 3 - Fellowship Meal
  • August 3 - Nursing Home Ministry 3PM
  • August 3 - Stephen Mills Baptism at River 5PM
  • August 4 - PF and ADV Club Registration 2-4PM
  • August 6 - Midweek Connection 6:30PM
  • August 10 - Marriage Weekend
  • August 10 - Elder's Lunch and Meeting
  • August 10 - Homeless Ministry 2PM
  • August 10 - AY Vespers 7PM
  • August 13 - PF and ADV Club Registration 6PM
  • August 13 - Midweek Connection 6:30PM
  • August 14 - Elder's Meeting 6PM
  • August 14 - Church Board Meeting 7PM
  • August 17 - Fellowship Meal
  • August 17 - Afternoon Outreach Activity 1:30PM
  • August 17 - Macy's Baptism 3:30PM
  • August 17 - Benjamin's Baptism 5:30PM

Offering Report

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