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January 25, 2020


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

Lesson Study                                                

Piano Interlude:   10:25-10:40 a.m.    Barbara Hyde


THE CHURCH AT WORSHIP (10:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.)

Welcome & Announcements                         Pastor Rob Benardo


Praise Sing                                        Thando, Nonti & KB Manzini


Baptism and Profession of Faith


Call to Worship                                                          Gabe Essex


Opening Hymn                  All the Way                                #516


Congregational Prayer                                       Matthew Headley


Lamb’s Offering                                                          Joyce Stoltz                                      

Children’s Story                                               Ritzenthaler Family

Musical Selection                                              Children’s Church


Giving of Gifts    Michigan Advance Partners         Melisa Owiti


Offertory                                                                 Travis Simpson


Scripture                           Isaiah 43:1-3                     Olivia Keller


Testimony                                                                Virginia Ontita


Special Music                                            Battle Creek Academy


Sermon                                                                   Nonti Manzini

                         When Jesus Speaks; Go Forth


Closing Hymn            Anywhere With Jesus                     #508                          


Benediction                                          Pastor Carlos Sotomayor


Postlude                                                                   Joyce Stoltz



January 25: Happy Sabbath and Welcome to All Tabernacle Guests and Family! Guests are invited to join us for the fellowship dinner in the dining hall in the annex building. This week’s dinner is hosted by LaTour/Hidley team. Next week’s dinner will be hosted by the Pam Metcalf’s team.


January 25: Choir rehearsal at 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Sabbath School Room.


January 26:  The second DARP (depression and anxiety recovery program) session will be at the 3:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room.


January 31:  Young Adult Vespers will be at Olga Boneta’s home at 7:00 p.m.


February 1: SonSets Vespers & Hymn Sing at 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the Seminar Room.


February 15: Tabernacle Sacred Concert by Gale Jones Murphy at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.



Parking:  We are asking that you do not park in the last parking spot in the handicap row closest to Van Buren Street as it is used as a turnaround.


February 29:  Family Game Night at 7:00 p.m. at Battle Creek Academy. Please bring some snacks and your favorite board game to share. A light meal will be provided. Come enjoy a night filled with fun, laughter, food and fellowship.


Choir Rehearsals are on the 1st and 3rd Sabbath at 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Sabbath School.


Visitation Ministry meets on the 1st and 3rd Sabbath at 3:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room.


Feed My Sheep Ministry:  If you are interested in feeding the homeless in Battle Creek, please meet in the Annex building at 2:00 p.m. on Sabbath. Donations for food are always welcomed.


Women’s Ministries is collecting items for the Haven during the month of January.  The items needed are:  soap bars, shaving cream, copy paper, toothpaste, twin sheet sets and laundry detergent.  Please place your items in the basket at the back door.  Whatever we do for others, we do for Jesus.


Bags of Love:  It is nearly time to fill more bags for Child Protective Services. We are in need of volunteers to make more bags.  If you know how to sew, please contact Pam Metcalf at 269-275-2848. We have material and pattern available.


BATTLE CREEK ACADEMY:  February 1: The BCA Band Program will be hosting an International Food Fair.  The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The admission is free. Tickets to purchase the food will be available at the door.  Please come support our band students and come enjoy foods from around the world.


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.  Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for our local church budget.


Sunset Times:  Tonight 5:44, next Friday 5:52