Church Bulletin

                                                 May 19, 2018

                   The Church at Study   (9:30 A.M. – 10:25 A.M.)

                                                  Lesson Study                                                

Piano Interlude        10:25 a.m.-10:40 a.m.            Ben Jersyk

Adult Class Locations and Lead Teachers

Sanctuary Left Rear:  James Burgess

Sanctuary Right Front:  Charles Foote

Sanctuary Right Rear:  Jerry Finneman

Annex Seminar Room (new believers):  Aubrey Porter

Annex Fellowship Room:  Linda Penrod

2nd Floor Annex:  Lloyd Erickson

Clock Room:  Young Adult – Mark & Karen Penrod


ZOMI-MYANMAR SERVICES: The Adult Sabbath School class is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Youth Chapel and worship service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The children’s Sabbath School class is held in the two classrooms next to the Youth Chapel.

                                           the Church at worship



      Welcome & Announcements                                               Ron McDermott

      Praise Sing                                                           Alexia Benardo & Friends




      Call to Worship                                                                    Ron McDermott

      Opening Hymn “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken”                        #423


      Congregational Prayer                                                            Charles Foote


      Lamb’s Offering                                                                       Debbie Candy

      Children’s Story                                                                         Phyllis Essex


      Giving of Gifts                 Local Church Budget                    Ron McDermott


      Offertory                                                                         Erin, Emily & Karen  


         Scripture                               Romans 1:18-25              Travis Ray Simpson


Special Music                                                                  Erin, Emily & Karen



Sermon           “Glimpses of God and His Good News”                  Pastor Rob                  

                                            “The Truth or the Lie”                                 Benardo  


      Closing Hymn                     “Not I, but Christ”                                     #570


      Benediction                                                                    Pastor Rob Benardo


      Postlude                                                                                  Debbie Candy




May 19: Happy Sabbath and Welcome to All Tabernacle Guests and Family! After the church service, please join us for the fellowship dinner in the Fellowship Hall in the annex building.  This week’s dinner is hosted by Esther LaTour/Janis Hidley’s team.  Next week’s fellowship dinner will be an ALL CHURCH POTLUCK. We are asking that you please bring a dish to pass.


The Visitation Ministry will be visiting and sharing the love of Jesus today at 3:15 p.m. Join us in the Seminar Room.


SonSets Vespers: There will NOT be a vespers program this evening.


Soup and Salvation, every Tuesday at 12 Noon and at 7:00 p.m. Join us as we study the “most precious message” which came to this church in the 1888 era. (Seminar Room)


May 25: Abide Vespers at 7:00 p.m. in the Junior Room.


May 26: Battle Creek Academy Baccalaureate with Pastor Denry White.






Prayer Request for Laurel Thwaites who is having complications from her artificial hip and is now homebound.


Office Hours: The office will be closed this coming Thursday, May 24. We will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Adventist Community Service Training Center will be hosting a potluck on May 19 at 3:00 p.m. The speaker, Leroy Bruch, a Vietnam Vet and current Michigan Conference Treasurer, will be sharing his journey with PTSD and God’s Amazing Grace. The community is welcome. For more information contact Shirley Finneman at 269-248-4031.


Open House for Ron Belya will be on May 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 272 Chestnut Street, Battle Creek. Ron graduated from Siena Heights University with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Technology. All are invited.


Open House for two of our high school graduates, Logan Bateman from Battle Creek Academy and Brandon Houghtaling from Great Lakes Adventist Academy on May 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 14149 Shady Shore Dr., Climax, MI 49034. All are invited.


A Marriage Celebration for Alanna (Knapp) and Danny Rodriguez will be on May 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Battle Creek Academy gym. Cake and punch will be served. No gifts are expected. For questions, contact Mary Kerr at or 614-323-5951. 


Adventist Community Service Training Center will be hosting its next training day on “Cross Cultural Communication” with Cheryl Doss, GC Missions, on June 2 at 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


VBS (Vacation Bible School) will be on June 25 to June 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Battle Creek Academy.  We are looking for volunteers. If you are interested, please contact Karon Davis at 269-580-0002 or Debbie Bateman at 269-447-8230.



As you plan your tithes and offerings, please remember our church budget. Approximately $26,000.00 is required monthly to support our various ministries, maintain our church plant and nurture our K-12 school Battle Creek Academy.

Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for our MAP (Michigan Advance Partners).