Worship Bulletin – April 4, 2021

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TODAY IN WORSHIP

Call to Worship
Christ Our Hope In Life And Death
Christ The Lord Is Risen Today
Communion
King Of Kings

Scripture Reading – Revelation 1:1-18 (page 1028)
Sermon: THE GLORY OF THE RISEN KING
In Christ Alone
Benediction

THIS WEEK AT BETHANY

SUNDAY, APRIL 4
8:30am Elevated Precaution Worship
10:00am Mild Precaution Worship
Nursery (crawlers-2yrs)
Children’s Church (3yrs-4th grade)MONDAY, APRIL 5
10:00am Ladies’ Bible Study—Covenant
11:00am Grandparents @ Prayer
4:00pm Ladies’ Bible Study—Be Heroic
TUESDAY, APRIL 6
6:45am Men’s Bible Study—Jeremiah
9:00am Men’s Bible Study—Ephesians
9:00am Ladies’ Bible Study—Precepts
12:00pm Ladies’ Bible Study—Forward
6:30pm Adult Co-Ed Soccer
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7
6:00pm Youth Group (offsite this week)
6:30pm Better Together
SATURDAY, APRIL 10
4:30pm Parent’s Night Out (Youth Event)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNUAL MEETING – April 18 @ 3PM
Nominees for Office
Cal Benedict, Treasurer
Marvin Streitmatter, Assistant Treasurer
Carol Vance, Church Clerk
Ann Bryant, Financal Secretary
Proposed Budget
Personnel $1,631,650
Christian Education $156,250
Ministries $179,450
Administration $104,200
Operations $281,250
Missions $445,000
Total Budget $2,797,800
More detail is posted in the office and available at the Welcome Center.
Affirmation Vote
The elders are excited to recommend Kyler Bell’s transition from Youth Intern to Youth Minister for the Junior High. Kyler has served faithfully
and with excellence over the past year and we will vote on his transition at the Annual Meeting on April 18.

LADIES NIGHT OUT
April 16 | 6:00pm
Come enjoy dessert and conversation with friends! Then join some of our very own Bethany ladies as they speak on the Lord’s Prayer. They will share their thoughts and insights on this treasured scripture. Feel free to come for the entire time, or any time in between. RSVP on your myBethany or call the church office.

GOOD NEWS SUMMIT
Sunday Night Evangelism Event
May 2 | 6:00pm
Do you have a story about how you stepped out in faith this past year to share the Gospel? The Sharing Team would like to encourage others in evangelism by sharing your story. To submit a video, contact Russ or Dana Fitzgerald at danafitz78@gmail.com. Deadline for videos is April 11. Then join us on May 2 as we watch these great encouragements!

SPRING CAR CARE DAY
April 17
We invite our seniors, singles and students to bring their car on April 17th for an oil & filter change along with basic inspection. Volunteers are appreciated! To volunteer or schedule an appointment, contact Chaz Ruppman at 309-696-2727

BETHANY FAMILY NEWS
We would like to express our deepest sympathy to Joel & Ginny Smith on the loss of Joel’s dad, Dr. Robert Smith, on March 27.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT
April 10 | 5:00-8:00pm
Bethany’s youth group is offering free babysitting for a Parent’s Night Out. Children (toddlers—12 years old) are eligible to attend. Reservations are necessary to ensure we have an adequate number of helpers. Please contact hannah@bethanycentral.org to reserve your spot.

BETTER TOGETHER
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS @ 6:30pm
Better Together will resume this week!  We are starting a new series titled The Gospel & Our Emotions. Join us in person in the sanctuary or online at bethanycentral.org.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY
TUESDAY EVENINGS @ 6:30pm
A new Ladies Bible Study will be starting on April 6. We are discussing the book Gentle and Lowly. If you are interested in joining, sign up on your myBethany or call the church office.

FINANCIAL UPDATE
Weekly Need // $52,746
Received Last Week //$38,800
2020-2021 Budget // $2,742,800

SERMON NOTES

THE GLORY OF THE RISEN KING
Revelation 1:1-18