TODAY IN WORSHIP
Call to Worship—Josh Beakley
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Scripture Reading-Matthew 2:13-23 (page 808)
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Sermon: A Hostile Conspiracy
What Child Is This
THIS WEEK AT BETHANY
PLEASE NOTE-CHURCH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 24-JANUARY 1
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20
8:30am Elevated Precaution Worship
9:00am College Class (JH Room)
9:15am JH/SH Discipleship Training
10:00am Mild Precaution Worship
Sunday School (3yrs-6th grade)
11:15am JH/SH Hangout
MONDAY, DECEMBER 21
4:00pm Ladies’ Bible Study—Joy to the World
7:00pm OHOH Focused Fellowship
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22
6:45am Mens’ Bible Study—Jeremiah
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23
No evening activities
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24
4:00pm Christmas Eve Service
(Nursery available crawlers-2’s)
8:00pm Christmas Eve Service
Weekly Need // $52,746
Received Last Week // $93,800
2020-2021 Budget // $2,742,800
We rejoice with Max Lalicker, Bryce Mack, Brianna Wichael and Laura Wichael who followed the Lord in believer’s baptism last Sunday.
Christmas Gifts for our Pastoral & Support Staff
The elders are collecting gifts to express our love and appreciation for our pastors and staff at this special time of year. Envelopes are in the bulletin today. Gifts will be presented later in December.
No Sunday school Dec. 27 & Jan. 3
However, Nursery and Children’s Church (3’s through 2nd grade) will meet at on the two Sundays that there is no regular Sunday School class.
Biblical Counseling Training Conference-DATE CHANGE
February 15-19, Bethany will be live-streaming the Faith Biblical Counseling Training Conference. If you are interested in attending, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUTH MINISTRY-Winter Camp
Registration is now open for any high school student (grades 9-12). Join us January 15-17 as we learn about Identity Crisis: What Are You Made Of? Email
email@example.com or contact the church office for more information.
Moms of preschoolers
If your youngest child is between 0-5 years old, join us for the Spring semester of MOMents! Our focus this year is on taking time to reflect on who God is by remembering His constant loving kindness towards us. MOMents offers livestreamed Biblical teaching and virtual discussion groups, as well as monthly treats and in-person events. Go to momentsatbethany.com for more information and to get registered.
Access a huge online library of faith-based Bible studies, teachings, kids programs, and more available whenever and wherever you want — on your phone, iPad, computer, or on your home TV. Visit bethanycentral.org/rightnowmedia for details.
Bless our Senior Saints this Winter!
We are seeking volunteers to help remove snow from the driveways and sidewalks of our senior saints. Volunteers are paired with a specific household in need of snow removal, so you’ll help the same family each snowfall. To sign up, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resource to Share:
The Sharing Team is making available to you the resource Searching for Christmas by JD Greear to share with someone who is close to you but far from God. In a compelling, insightful, winsome and personal way, the reader will get to know the God who lies behind the Christmas story and at the heart of the Christmas story, we’ll discover the joy, hope, purpose, and
belonging we’re all searching for.
GOD WITH US: CHRISTMAS HOPE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
A Hostile Conspiracy
God’s Sovereign Provision of Our Savior King.
Action #1: God ____________________ us ahead of time about His Son’s coming.
Action #2: God ____________________ King Herod’s murderous design.
Action #3: God ____________________ resources forHis Son’ s survival.