Battle Creek Tabernacle

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January 13, 2018

The Church at Study 
  (9:30 – 10:25 A.M.)
Lesson Study                                                
Piano Interlude            10:25-10:40             Karen Penrod

Adult Class Locations and Lead Teachers
Sanctuary Left Rear:  James Burgess
Sanctuary Right Front:  Charles Foote
Sanctuary Right Rear:  Jerry Finneman
Annex Seminar Room (new believers):  Aubrey Porter
Annex Fellowship Room:  Linda Penrod
2nd Floor Annex:  Lloyd Erickson
ZOMI-MYANMAR SERVICES: The Adult Sabbath School class is from 11 am to 12 pm in the Youth Chapel and worship service from 12:30 to 1:30.  The children’s Sabbath School class is held in the 2 classrooms next to the Youth Chapel.
The Church At Worship

Welcome & Announcements                                                         Tom Candy
Praise Sing                                                                   Myra Keller & Friends  
Call to Worship                                                                              Tom Candy              
Opening Hymn           "Rejoice, Ye Pure In Heart”                                 #27
Congregational Prayer                                                            Travis Simpson
Giving of Gifts                          Religious Liberty                        Tom Candy
Offertory                                                                               Metzger Children
Scripture                                      Isaiah 53:1-5                           Leah Grentz

Special Music                                                                       Metzger Children
Sermon                                      "Communion"             Pastor Rob Benardo                               
                             THE ORDINANCES OF COMMUNION
                                       Ordinance of Foot Washing
                                   Ordinance of the Lord's Supper

Closing Hymn               "Blest Be the Tie That Binds"                          #350

​Benediction                                                                      Pastor Rob Benardo                                                                                           
Postlude                                                                                     Debbie Candy


January 13:
Happy Sabbath and Welcome to All Tabernacle Guests and Family!
After the church service, please join us for fellowship and dinner in the Fellowship Hall in the annex building.  This week's dinner is hosted by Clara Engle's team. Next week’s fellowship dinner will be hosted by Pam Metcalf's team. 

January 13: Special Elder's Meeting will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the pathfinder room.

January 19: Abide Vespers at 6:00 p.m.

Children's Church: We will be meeting in the Pre-Kindergarten room today.  This program is designed for children ages 5 to 9 as a complementary service for our community and church members.

Ten Days of Prayer: We are currently participating in the ten days of prayer initiative.  There are two daily meetings in the Seminar Room except on Sabbaths.
           Today - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
           Jan. 14 - Jan. 19 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
           Jan. 20 - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

First Reading to transfer in to the Tabernacle: Michael and Rebecca Chester from San Diego Central SDA Church.

Church Ministry Meeting: IMPORTANT! If you are involved in any type of ministry (Bible studies, small groups, prison ministry, etc.), we want to know about it.  We are inviting you to this meeting to know how God is using you and how we can help your ministry grow for God's glory.  We will be meeting on Sabbath, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room.

Choir: The Tabernacle choir will resume practices on Friday, January 19.  We will meet every Friday in the Sanctuary from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

Website:  Features  instant links to live streaming, YouTube, Kids Corner, the current Calendar of Events, the weekly Church Bulletin, the monthly Newsletter, and much more.  
Radio Station: WGPG-LP FM, 92.9, our radio station.  Please tune in to enjoy good Christian music and pray that it may touch many lives.
Church Media Options: Watch our recorded service, “Hope For Today” on Access Vision Television (channel 16) at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, weekly. At these same days and times, you may access the program on the internet at

Devotional Books The first order of the devotional books are here.  Please come to the church office to pay and pick up your order.  They can still be ordered at the discounted price through January 31.

Jan. 6: Hymn Sing 4:45 p.m. & Vespers 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 20: Hymn Sing 5:00 p.m. & Vespers 5:15 p.m.

Go Paperless: We are now offering the TAB-A-Letter by web or email. If you wish to continue to receive it by regular mail please contact the church office.

Sunset Times:  Tonight 5:31 p.m., next Friday 5:38 p.m.
As you plan your tithes and offerings, please remember our church budget.  Approximately $26,000.00 is required for the monthly operation of the church.

Christmas Offering: Thank you for your generosity in supporting our local church through our annual Christmas offering,  To date $30,661.39 was given to support our specified projects and updates.
Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for our local church budget.

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Pastoral Staff 
Senior Pastor
:  Rob Benardo:  408-726-5331 (cell/text),
Associate Pastor: Carlos Sotomayor: 269-753.4780 (cell/text)

Associate Pastor:  Mario Reategui: 571-337-9596
Church Office and Adventist Book Center Branch
264 W. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Office Hours: M, W, Th, Fr. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Tuesdays
Telephone (269)968-8101, Fax (269)966-2507

Secretary/Treasurer: Sandy Johnson
Head Elder:  Wayne Johnson (home) 269-964-6255
Head Deacon:   Moe Ledoux (cell) 269-753-2864
Head Deaconess:  Micky Porter (home) 269-963-4798
Prayer Chain:  Ruth Grentz (cell) 269-420-3696

Elder Coordinator: Thomas Headley
Deacon Coordinator:  George Robirds
Platform Coordinator: Phyllis Essex