THE CHURCH AT STUDY (9:30 - 10:25 am)
The Church at worship (10:40 - 12:00 pm)
Welcome & Announcements Pastor Carlos Sotomayor
Call to Worship Becky Ward
Opening Hymn Faith Is the Victory #608
Congregational Prayer Charles Foote
Lamb’s Offering Debra Candy
Children’s Story Amya Paige
Giving of Gifts Church Budget Becky Ward
Offertory Wonder of it All Clara Engle & Linda Jerzyk
Scripture Ephesians 3:20 Steve Schoonard
Special Music Clara Engle & Linda Jerzyk
Open My Eyes that I May See
Sermon Pastor Gem Castor
He Is Faithful
Closing Hymn Great Is Thy Faithfulness #100
Benediction Pastor Gem Castor
Postlude Debra Candy
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
TODAY, January 19:
Happy Sabbath and Welcome to all Tabernacle guests and family! Join us for fellowship dinner in the dining hall in the annex building, hosted by Carmen Dickhaut’s team. Next week will be Clara Engle’s team (Menu: soup & sandwiches).
DEACON MEETING right after the church service, meet near the baptistry.
WINSOME WITNESSING is today from 2:00 to 3:00 pm; in the Seminar Room.
VISITATION MINISTRY meets at 3:00 pm today; in the Seminar Room.
SonSets is today beginning with hymn sing at 5:00 pm, followed by the vespers program at 5:15; in the Seminar Room.
‘TIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS is Pastor Gem Castor topic tonight at 7:00 pm; in the sanctuary.
Next Sabbath, join us for communion service worship service with Pastor Rob Benardo.
Prayer Request: Remember Tom Candy’s family with the death of his mother, Dorothy Bradford.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & COMING EVENTS
OPTIMIZE YOUR BRAIN information session will be Sunday, January 20, at 3:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room. Call 475-549-0177 for more information.
LADIES TEA GROUP will meet for lunch on Monday, January 21, 1:00 pm at Antonio’s Mexican Restaurant, 703 E. Columbia Avenue, Battle Creek.
BATTLE CREEK ACADEMY: Pancake Breakfast will be on Sunday, January 20, at 8:30 a.m. Pricing is by donation (suggested $5/person or $20/family). There are many options, including gluten-free and vegan. Proceeds help to support our Worthy Student fund. Work Bee will follow the breakfast (9:30). Many hands make light work!
GLASSES NEEDED: Please bring your no longer used glasses to the Tabernacle or the church office before February 9. Dr. Michelle Essex is going on a mission trip to the refugee camp in Uganda. They can use all the glasses they can get. Thank you, Phil and Phyllis Essex
VALENTINE DATE NIGHT will be Sunday, February 17 beginning with social time at 4:30 and dinner at 5:00. There are registration forms on the credenza. If you have questions, talk with Ralph Benedict or Clara Engle. Gluten free menu is also available.
MONEY MATTERS: As you plan your tithes and offerings, please remember our church budget. Approximately $27,000 is required monthly to support our various ministries, maintain our church plant and nurture our K-12 school, Battle Creek Academy. Our total for the month of January thus far is approximately $8,110. Plan Ahead: Next week’s offering will be for the Michigan Advance Partners.
Bible Study (Exploring the Everlasting Gospel) every Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room.
Bible Marking Class every Friday at 7:00 p.m. in the Junior’s classroom.
Sunset Times: Tonight 5:38, next Friday 5:45.
SECOND READING (for transfer of church membership)
TO THE TABERNACLE:
FROM THE TABERNACLE:Eric, Bonnie, and Joshua Velez to Wyoming Church, Wyoming, MI.
VOLUNTEERS THAT WORK WITH CHILDREN: It is time to update our government requirement to take the online class and background check. We have emailed many, but if we missed you; there are instructions on the bulletin board in the lower foyer area. This needs to be done every three years. Please comply.