Online Bulletin

This Week at Praise – January 20, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, January 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 –

Wednesday, January 23 – Ladies Ensemble rehearsal at 6:00 PM;
Choir rehearsal at 7:00 PM in the Choir Room;
Orchestra rehearsal at 8:15 PM in the Worship Center.

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:
Join Pastor Bob for the Men’s Prayer Breakfast 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, February 9 at 10:00 AM in the Dining Center.  A light breakfast will be served.

Pastor Brent Rains –

Join us for the XO Marriage Conference on Friday, February 22 – Saturday, February 23.  Register online here.  Contact Pastor Brent at with any questions.

Pastor Corey Rogers –

We are hosting a FREE Children’s Ministry Training for everyone involved in children’s ministry throughout the   upstate. Make plans to join us on Friday, January 25, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Children’s Center for great time of learning, networking and fellowship.

Do you volunteer for the Children’s Ministry?  We would like to say “thank you” by inviting you to a volunteer banquet on Sunday, January 27 following the 10:30 AM worship service in the Dining Center.  Please RSVP by registering online here or on the Praise Kids’ app.

Praise Spirit Night at Texas Roadhouse in Taylors is Tuesday, January 29 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  This is a fundraiser for Kidfest.

Praise Girls’ Ministry is hosting a father/daughter bowling night on Saturday, February 9 at 6:00 PM.  Register online here or on the Praise Kids’ app.

We are hosting a Parents’ Night out on Friday, February 15 from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM so parents can have a Valentine’s date.  Register online here or on the Praise Kids’ app.

Pastor Bo Madden –

Sonfest 2019 is full. Please see Pastor Bo or Jen if you are interested in being placed on the waiting list.

Middle School Sunday will resume this Sunday, January 20.

High Schoolers’ Bible study will be Sunday, January 27 at 5:00 PM in the Café.  This will be a 6 weeks study on Apologetics.

Attention all 6th & 7th graders:  WKND67 is April 5 & 6.  Our special guest will be Youth Director Scotty Hager.
To receive PCS text alerts, text the message @pcstxt to (442) 333-7406.

If you registered for our winter Bible study, it continues Sunday, January 20 at 6:00 PM (food and fellowship begins at 5:30 PM) in the Ogle Parlor.

Be on the lookout for information about our spring Bible study that will begin in March.  Registration will open in February.

Registration is now open for our Ladies’ Retreat on May 3-5 at The Cove in Asheville, NC.  Please go online here to register or pick up a form at the Connect Center.  Contact April Rains or Angela Dillard at or 864-879-4878 with any questions.

Pastor Chris Criswell –

All men are invited to continue the “Experiencing God” Bible study Sunday, January 20 at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Center.

Join us for our first men’s retreat on Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3 at The Cove in Asheville, NC. Register online here. Contact  Pastor Chris with questions or for more information.

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

College students and young adults are invited to a Bible study on Sunday, January 27 at 5:00 PM in the Loft.

If you would like to receive text updates for Grounded, send @pcgrounded to 81010. Contact Pastor Jonathan with any questions.

Senior Adult Directors Steve & Sue Howard –

Our next meal is Sunday, February 3, 2019.  The menu will include baked spaghetti, scalloped potatoes, corn, salad, rolls, and cake.  Sign-up today on the “Who’s in the Pew” pads or online here.

With Deepest Sympathy
The staff and congregation would like to extend their deepest sympathies to:
-Family and friends of Erlene Link.

Youth T-Ball & Coed Softball
If your child, age 4-12, is interested in playing spring t-ball/coed softball, register him/her online here.  Practice will begin on Monday, March 4, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM for ages 4-6, and 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM for ages 7 and up.

Adult Softball (ages 13 and up)
If you are interested in playing spring softball, please register online here.    Practice for the ladies will begin on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 PM and for the men on Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 PM.

Pastor’s Bible Study
Join us for Pastor’s Bible study on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in the Dining Center.  Come a little early for food and fellowship.

Bible Study
Inviting all young married couples in their 20s and 30s to a Bible study on Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Center.

Bridal Shower
A bridal shower for Laura Sloan will be Sunday, February 10 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM in the Ogle Parlor.  She is registered at Belk and Target.  She is the daughter of Jimmy and Terri Sloan.

Items Needed
The missions department needs old smart cellphones with working camera to send to workers on the ground in other countries so they can capture pictures and record stories of their work.  Please drop them off at the Connect Center or give them to Pastor Mark.  Contact Pastor Mark at 864-630-5134 or with any questions.

Unit Available
Unit # 154 is available in the Village.  This unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,025 sf, and no garage. If you are interested, contact or call the church office at 864-879-4878.

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