Weekly Bulletin

November 26, 2023

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Sunday Worship

Prelude: Sing We the Song of Emmanuel
Call to Worship
Christ Our Hope in Life and Death
Welcome & Announcements
Bethany Family Prayer
O Come All Ye Faithful
My Soul Will Wait (Psalm 62)
I Will Wait for You (Psalm 130)
Grace Grater than Our Sin

Weekly Schedule

View our calendar HERE for the weekly schedule.
GO Partner Christmas Gift Collection
Last Week to Give!

This is the last week to give towards our GO Partners with a special Christmas gift. Envelopes to contribute are still available this week but we’ll soon be closing the fund in preparation for disbursement of the gift. Or give online at bethanycentral.org/gogive.

Christmas Carol Sing-along
Sunday, December 10, 6:00 pm

Bring your family, invite your friends, and get ready for a fun night of music! We’ll sing lots of favorites, from “Joy to the World” and “Silent Night,” to “Jingle Bells,” and many more.

We will gather in the foyer and enjoy hot chocolate with Christmas cookies throughout the evening. Bring your family, small group, and invite your neighbors and join us for this fun night as we celebrate Christmas together.

Membership Class
Sunday, December 10, 9:00 am

The class will meet in the Gathering Room in the adult wing. Learn more about Bethany and start your journey to becoming a member of our community. Sign up at bethanycentral.org/membership.


Bethany Family News

Our congratulations to Kyle and Autumn Halfacre on the birth of their son Ellis Shaw, on October 13th 2023.

High School Winter Camp 2024: Registration is Open!
Jan 12

All 9th-12th grade students are welcome to join us on January 12-14 for fun games, challenging lessons, and engaging small group and fellowship time. Cost is $150 per student, with discounts and scholarships available. Register for the Early Bird Discount by November 29th to get $25 off per student. Use your myBethany to register or contact the church office.

Advent Resources
Advent Begins: Sunday, December 03

Christmas devotional books will be available at a table in the foyer soon. Supplies are limited so only one per family please. Christmas Uncut by Carl Laferton deals with the “What Really Happened and Why it Matters” of the Christmas story. It’s an accessible and faithful guide for both the reality and purpose of Christmas.

Together in Prayer
Wednesday, December 06, 6:30 pm

The first Wednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm you can take part in a special time of prayer. The group will meet in the sanctuary. Email Josh Moon [email protected], for more information and any questions.

Bethany Family Meal
Wednesday, November 29, 4:45 am

Join us this week for Pizza Night! The cost is $3 for individuals with a $15 max per family. To help us plan, please RSVP using MyBethany, or by calling the church office by Monday afternoon.

A Thank You from Operation Christmas Child

A special thanks to the Bethany family for packing 241 boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The boxes will be sent to Samaritan’s Purse-a ministry of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and sent to needy children around the world. Thank You!

Baby Shower for Bethany McIntyre
Saturday, December 02, 10:00 am

The church family is invited to a Baby Shower for Bethany McIntyre in the Bethany Cafe at 10:00am. If you’d like to attend RSVP to Elise Haroldson at [email protected]. Bethany is having a girl and is registered at babylist.com/bethany-mcintyre.

Discussion Questions

Share a story of a pleasant surprise.

Discussion Questions:
What does the lepers’ dire situation cause them to fail to realize about their behavior until they pause and reflect?
What can we learn from the lepers’ motivation to share good news?
What can we learn from the severe consequences of stubborn unbelief upon the captain in charge of the gate?

Application Questions:
How are you tempted to sit on the blessings of good news and fail to share it with others?
How can the consequences of unbelief motivate you to share the good news with zeal?

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