Online Bulletin


This Week at Praise – October 20, 2019

Worship Services | 9:00 AM & 10:30 AM

Tuesday, October 22 – Prayer Focused Gatherings
Men’s Prayer Breakfast | 8:00 AM Fellowship Center
Intercessory Morning Prayer Service | 11:00 AM Johnson Prayer Chapel

Wednesday, October 23 – Mid-week Services | 7:00 PM

Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM-Johnson Prayer Chapel Open for Individual Prayer

Pastor Bob McCuen –

Sunday, October 20 -All choir rehearsal at 4:30 PM in the Choir Room.

Wednesday, October 23 – Ladies ensemble rehearsal at 6:00 PM, orchestra rehearsal in the Worship Center and choir rehearsal in the Choir Room at 7:00 PM.

If you are interested in being a part of the choir ministry, please contact Pastor Bob at 864-350-8433 or

Our Prayer and Intercessory Ministry Team is continually covering your needs and requests in prayer.
Prayer requests may be submitted online or in the boxes located throughout the lobby. If you are interested in joining our team, please email Becky McCuen at, or contact the church office at 864-879-4878.

Join us on Tuesdays as we focus our hearts on Prayer.

The following Prayer Gatherings will be offered every Tuesday:
Men’s Prayer Breakfast -Join Pastor Bob at 8:00 AM in the Fellowship Center.

Intercessory Morning Prayer Service – Join us at 11:00 AM in the Johnson Prayer Chapel for an opportunity to get away from distractions and spend time in focused prayer.

Monday – Thursday – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – The Johnson Prayer Chapel is open for individual prayer.

Women’s Prayer Breakfast, hosted by Diane Buchanan, will be Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 AM in the Dining Center.  A light breakfast will be served.

Pastor Brent Rains –

Pastor Corey Rogers –

We are now accepting candy donations for Hallelujah Night.  All new bags of individually wrapped candy can be dropped off at the Children’s Center or at the Connect Center in the Worship Center.

We will continue our Lifepointe at Praise Kids and Christmas play practice on October 20.  Classes will be offered for nursery, pre-school, and elementary age kids.  Doors will open at 5:30 PM.

The Royal Rangers are hosting a Pinewood Derby Race on Saturday, October 26.  You do not need to be a part of the Rangers in order to participate; dad, mom, and sisters are all invited to participate. Please visit the Praise Kids’ app to register and order your car kit.

The Royal Rangers are collecting non-perishable food items for the homeless.  Please see Commander Tommy Cline for more information.

It is time to reserve your bus seat for Kidfest 2020. Register today with a $25 deposit per person on the Praise Kids App.  Your kids will not want to miss this unforgettable weekend of worship on May 1 – 3.

To download the Praise Kids’ App, please click here.

Pastor Bo Madden –

Middle school students are invited to Big Air on Woodruff Road tonight from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.  The cost is $13 per person. Please bring cash or a check made out to Praise Cathedral.  You will also need $2 for socks.

High school students are invited to a Bible study tonight at 6:00 PM in the Student Center with special guest, Pastor Madden.

Costume night is Wednesday, October 30.

Tailgate Schedule at 6:00 PM: 11/1 – Blue Ridge High School.

All 6th and 7th graders are invited to Amplify in Chattanooga, TN on Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23.  The cost is $175 per person.  Space is limited.  Register online here.

All 8th – 12th graders are invited to Winterfest in Knoxville, TN on Friday, March 13 – Sunday, March 15.  The cost is $175 per person.  Space is limited.  Register online here.

Looking ahead:  PCS Sunday – November 3, Friendsgiving – November 10, and Team Night – November 20.

To receive PCS text alerts, text the message @pcstxt to (442) 333-7406.

Join us Sunday, October 20 at 6:00 PM in the Dining Center for our final session of the Ladies’ Bible study called “Boundaries.”

Pastor Chris Criswell –

Join us Sunday, October 20 at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Center for our final session of the Men’s Bible study called “Boundaries.”

College & Young Adult
Pastor Jonathan McClain – or 864-630-2126

We will meet the 2nd and 4th Sundays in October and November in the Loft at 5:00 PM.

All young married couples in their 20s and 30s are invited to the “You and Me Forever” Bible study by Frances Chan continuing this Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Center. Contact Pastor Jonathan at with any questions.

Senior Adult Directors Steve & Sue Howard –

Our next senior adult meal is Sunday, November 3 in the Dining Center following the 10:30 AM worship service.  The menu will include baked chicken with dressing & gravy, macaroni & cheese, green peas, coleslaw, rolls, and chocolate cake.

 Pastor’s Bible Study
Join Pastor Madden this fall for Pastor’s Bible study on Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM in the Dining Center as we consider “Psalm 23, Life Without Lack.”  Come a little early to enjoy some food and fellowship.

Monthly Prayer Service
Our next Monday evening prayer service will meet on November 10 at 6:30 PM in the Johnson Prayer Chapel.

With Deepest Sympathies
The staff and congregation would like to extend their deepest sympathies  to the following who have lost loved ones:
-Donna Kinder and Dorothy LeMaster in the loss of their father;
-Geneva Nichols in the loss of her sister.

Pink Sunday
Sunday, October 27 is Pink Sunday.  It is a day to promote Breast Cancer Awareness, to celebrate survivors of breast cancer, and honor those who have lost their battle.  Please wear pink next Sunday to show your support.

Grief Support
If you have lost a loved one and need to speak to someone, please send an email to

Compassionate Moms
If you are a mom that has lost a child, please join us in the Fellowship Center at 3:00 PM on Sundays, October 27, November 24, and December 22 for a time of healing, sharing, and support.  Please contact Pastor Jonathan at or 864-879-4878 with any questions.

Grief Support
If you have experienced a loss of any kind, please come to our Grief Support class on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 3:00 PM in the Fellowship Center.

Baby Shower
Ladies and gentlemen are invited to a baby shower for Lucas and Morgan Hosea on Sunday, October 20 from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Center.  They are registered at Buy Buy Baby, Target, and Amazon.  It’s a girl!!!

Blood Drive
The Randy Anderson Memorial Blood Drive is Thursday, October 31 from 3:30 PM – 8:30 PM during Hallelujah Night. Contact Angelia Anderson at or 864-569-2700 to make an appointment.  Walk-ins are welcome.  All donors will receive a $20 gift card to Chick-fil-A.

Seat Sponsor
If you would like to sponsor a seat for a student to go to Amplify and/or Winterfest, please see Pastor Bo or Jen.  The cost is $50.

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