Weekly Bulletin

October 22, 2023

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Sunday Worship

Prelude: Let Your Kingdom Come
Call to Worship
Whom Shall I Fear
Welcome & Announcements
Bethany Family Prayer
May the Peoples Praise You
O Church Arise (Arise Shine)
Speaker Introduction and Video

Weekly Schedule

View our calendar HERE for the weekly schedule.
Hands of Grace Coat Drive

Our friends at Grace Baptist have asked for our help! Would you be willing to donate clean and undamaged coats? The coat drive runs through November 8th. Hands of Grace will begin distributing the donations to the community at the pantry day on November 11. Please be looking for donation locations in the foyer and near the wing entrances!

Membership Class
Sunday, October 29, 9:00 am

The class will meet in the Room 812 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.

September Finances

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
$203,363 $242,028 $249,976
YTD Giving YTD Expense YTD Budget
$1,109,617 $1,258,434 $1,249,882


Construction on the Adult Wing Began this Week

Construction began Thursday morning. While work on the cement is in process that entrance will be temporarily closed. It is our goal to reopen the entrance as soon as possible. While this cement work is taking place the entrance will not be available for Sunday services or Tuesday bible studies.

BEST Lunch & Learn: Featuring GO Partners

For the next BEST lunch and learn we will have the great opportunity to hear from one of our GO partners about their partnership with us around the world. Come and show your support of these faithful GO partners and learn how you can better pray for them. RSVP using myBethany or call the church office at 309.692.1755.

Car Care Day
Saturday, October 28

If you attend Bethany, and are a senior saint, widow, single mother, or college student, our Car Care team wants to bless you by preparing your car for winter at no cost to you. Services include: oil & filter change, brake, tire, and suspension inspection, top-off fluids, air filter change, & wiper blade replacement.

Call or text Chaz Ruppman at (309) 696-2727 today to schedule your free appointment at his North Peoria-based shop.

Operation Christmas Child
Boxes are Due November 20th

We will begin collecting toys for Operation Christmas Child starting this week. Look for the donation table in the foyer with ready made boxes available. Bring great joy & Good News to children in need around the world.

Meals for GO Partners: The Nyanda Family

The Nyanda family will be in town during our GO Conference and staying through November 8th. They are in need of individuals or families to host them for meals during this time. You can register to host them for a meal using myBethany.

A Thank You from the Soccer Ministry

Our Tuesday night Soccer ministry is saying a huge thank you to the church family for the new lights that were purchased. The lights have increased the number of people who attend each week and led to further development of relationships with those using the field; especially among those who don’t know Christ yet.

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