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  FEBRUARY 22, 2020


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

Lesson Study                                                

Piano Interlude  

     10:25-10:40 a.m.  Shad Grentz


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

Welcome & Announcements                           

     Charles Rietman


Praise Sing                                                            

     Gabby da Silva               


Call to Worship                                                          

     Mike Chester


Opening Hymn                                                                       

     Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory  #647


Congregational Prayer                                        

     Jean Andersen


Lamb’s Offering                                                         

    Joyce Stoltz     


Children’s Story                                                              

     Mary Kerr


Giving of Gifts     

    Michigan Advance Partners  Mike Chester



     Born Again  Ladies Trio             



     Romans 13:1-7  Steve Schoonard


Special Music           

     God Will Make A Way  Ladies Trio



     “Civil Obedience”  Pastor Rob Benardo


Closing Hymn                                                                           

     I’d Rather Have Jesus  #327



     Pastor Rob Benardo



     Joyce Stoltz




February 22: 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 Bonnie Metcalf’s team. Next week’s dinner will be hosted by the LaTour/Hidley team.


February 23:  The DARP session will be at the 3:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room.


February 23-28:  Week of Prayer with Gem Caster at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Room.


March 7: SonSets Vespers & Hymn Sing at 6:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. in the Seminar Room.




Second Reading to transfer out of the Tabernacle: Thomas Lloyd to the Gracepoint Adventist Church in Rocklin, CA.


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.


We are saddened to inform you that June Ragle passed away this morning, Friday, February 21.  We will update you of her service information as it becomes available to us. 


Thank You:  Ozella Marshall would like to thank everyone who came to celebrate with her on her 90th birthday.  She had a wonderful day. Thank you for all the cards and calls she received.


Thank You:  “Thank you to the members of the Battle Creek Tabernacle for all the cards and prayers for my mother’s passing on February 7.” - Steve Schoonard


Thank You: Dear church family, we would like to express our gratitude for the prayers, cards and flowers.  Love, Laura, Lacy & Lee Hamilton


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.


Ladies Social Group:  March 2 at 1:00 p.m. in the dining room.  We will be reviewing Chap. 3 & 4 of the Book “40 Days – Prayers and Devotions on God’s End-Time Church”, Book 8 by Dennis Smith.


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


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


Sunset Times:  Tonight 6:20, next Friday 6:28


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.  We received $15,589 for our combined budget in the month of January. Our January expenses were $33,115. Our Year-to-date loss is $25,646.  Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for Camp Sagola.