Weekly Bulletin

January 21, 2024

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Sunday Worship

Prelude: Praise The Lord Ye Heavens
Call to Worship
How Firm a Foundation
Rejoice
Welcome & Announcements
Bethany Family Prayer
I Set My Hope
O Come to the Altar
Christ Be All
Communion
Benediction

Weekly Schedule

View our calendar HERE for the weekly schedule.
Highlights
Pray the Miracle: Take the Next Step Challenge

We want to help you “Pray the Miracle” this year for 2 people close to you but far from God. To do that we created the Weekly Evangelism Challenge. You select whether you will do the challenge for 13, 26, or 40 weeks. Each week you get an action step to help you stay focused on your goal throughout the year. Go to bethanycentral.org/praythemiracle to sign up for the challenge.

Congregational Meeting
Sunday, January 28, 3:00 pm

Our next Congregational Meeting is next week. We’ll be sharing ministry updates from around Bethany, financial updates, and more. We’ll also welcome new members who have been voted into membership with a dessert fellowship afterward.

Newcomer's Lunch
Sunday, February 4th, After 2nd Service

Anyone new to Bethany is invited to join. It’s our way of getting to know you and letting you learn more about us as a church. You can meet Elders & Pastors, ask questions, and learn more about Bethany. Go to bethanycentral.org/lunch to register.

Announcements

Bethany Family News

Our sympathies to Scott & Christine Bootz on the loss of Scott’s father on Sunday, January 14th.

Our congratulations to Connor & Mickala Deutsch on the birth of their son, Apollo James on Sunday, January 14th.

December Financial Info

In an effort to keep you up to date on the status of our finances here are the financial numbers for the previous month:

Giving Expenses Budget
$404,347 $198,879 $249,976
YTD Giving YTD Expense YTD Budget
$1,974,751 $1,917,941 $1,999,811
Membership Vote Next Week
Sunday, January 28

We are excited to vote on the following people for membership into our church family next Sunday. If you have any questions, please contact an elder.

  • John & Julia Jast
  • Kara Ragains
  • Ben & Jenny Shenefield
  • Blake & Janie Streitmatter
  • Bill & Sandy Wuthrich
Seasons of Motherhood Group Starting Soon

Starting January 23rd on Tuesdays, 9:30 AM at Bethany OR alternating Saturdays 7:30 PM in Morton. We have a group starting for those in middle of motherhood that need gospel hope and connection. The group is for moms of kids 0-15. We will have a time of connection, prayer, and discussion of a biblically-centered book. Sign up by going to bethanycentral.org/ladies.

Pickleball (45+)
Thursday, January 25, 6:30 pm

Thursday, Date, Time A Pickleball group for those 45+ meeting in the Bethany Gym. All skill levels are welcome, come for fellowship and exercise. They meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30 – 8:30pm.

Grandparents at Prayer
Monday, January 22, 11:00 am

All grandparents are invited to join us each month as we pray for our grandchildren. Contact Rod Abel with any questions at [email protected].

Master's Touch ABC New Series

The Master’s Touch Adult Bible Community (Room 805/806 at 9:15 AM) has started a new series, “Heaven and Hell: Who, What, Why, When and Where-Tracking God’s Divine Plan.”

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