The Church at STUDY (9:30 A.M. – 10:25 A.M.)
Piano Interlude: 10:25-10:40 a.m. Shad Grentz
THE CHURCH AT WORSHIP (10:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.)
Welcome & Announcements Pastor Carlos Sotomayor
Praise Sing Jaiden, Neviah, Melisa
Call to Worship Joyce Wilson
Opening Hymn The Cleansing Wave #332
Congregational Prayer Tom Headley
Lamb’s Offering Debra Candy
Children’s Story Erin Penrod
Giving of Gifts Church Budget Joyce Wilson
Offertory Metzger Children
Scripture Romans 6:1-7 Elizabeth Bateman
Special Music Metzger Children
Sermon Pastor Rob Benardo
The True Meaning of Baptism
Closing Hymn Softly and Tenderly #287
Benediction Pastor Rob Benardo
Postlude Debra Candy
CALENDAR OF EVENTS - MARCH 16
Guests, please join us for fellowship dinner in the dining hall in the annex building, hosted by Clara Engle’s team. Next week will be Pam Metcalf’s team (Tab Members bring haystack ingredients).
VISITATION MINISTRY, meet at 3 pm in the Seminar Room.
SONSETS tonight begins with hymn sing at 7:00 with vespers at 7:15.
LADIES GROUP meet at Fazoli’s for lunch on Monday, March 19 at 1 pm.
Next Sabbath: Pastor Rob continues in Romans.
Sunset Times: Tonight 7:49, next Friday 7:56
FIRST READING for transfer of church membership:
To Port Charlotte, FL
Derek, Crystal, Ashley, Brett Salyer
David & Cameron Ritzenthaler
From Battle Creek Spanish
BATTLE CREEK ACADEMY:
B.C. Academy is now accepting applications for students in grades K-12 for the 2019-20 school year. You can contact the office at 269-965-1278 to schedule a meeting with our Principal, Mr. Davis to learn about our school and the opportunities we offer our students.
Re-enrollment is also open for our current students for the 2019-20 school year. Anyone who has their enrollment/re-enrollment completed by March 15, will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Meijer Gift Card. Current parents may login to the Parent Portal to complete the re-enrollment process.
spring flowers, for sale by Home and School. There is a large assortment, including veggies and herbs, landscape flats, and hanging baskets. Prices range between $9 and $20. You can check out the full flyer in the school office or from any one of the students. Call the office or email Deb Bateman (firstname.lastname@example.org) to order by March 29, delivery will be during the week of May 6-10.
FREE BREAKFAST Sunday, March 31 from 8 to 9:30.
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.
FEBRUARY financial statement: Income $16,027.05, Expenses, $29,475.66, giving loss of $13,448.61. YTD Income $207,572.79, Expenses $220,813.89, giving a loss of $13,241.10.
Plan Ahead: Next week’s offering will be for our Michigan Advance Partners.
PLAN AHEAD: Church-wide community outreach and united Prayer session coming on April 13.