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June 17, 2017
The Church at Study   (10– 11:00 A.M.)
Lesson Study

Piano Interlude                                                                                                                        Sheila Reeves
The Church at Worship
​Welcome and Announcements                                                                                                    Tom Candy
Opening Hymn                                              "Praise to the Lord"                                                          #1    

Congregational Prayer                                                                                                          Ron McDermott

Giving of Gifts                                                    Combined Budget                                          Tom Candy  
Offertory                                                                                                                            Taiwanese Ladies Trio                                                                                                "Glory to the God"                                                                                                             

Scripture Reading                                                                                                                 Ron McDermott
Special Music                                                 "The Holy City"                                                    Violin Solo     
​                                                       Isabele Ong accompanied by Wen-Ting Ong                                                  
Praise Team Sing                                                                                                              Gayla and Friends

​Sermon                                                                                                                                        Steven Bohr
​                                                        Live Streaming from Michigan Camp Meeting

​Postlude                                                                                                                                    Debbie Candy
June 17:  Welcome Tabernacle Guests! 
We hope that you gain a blessing by worshiping with us today. Please join us for fellowship and a meal following the service hosted
Tonight:  SonSets Vesper Program will begin with hymn sing at 8:30 p.m. followed by the vespers program at 8:45 p.m. in the Seminar Room.

June 20:
7:00 p.m.  "Daniel Comes Alive!" is the new focus for our Bible study group meeting in the Seminar room. Come and join in.

June 19:
Video Committe Organizational Meeting:  ​All current and former committee members as well as those interested in participating in the production of Hope for Today are asked to attend this short informational meeting that will be held in the Sanctuary by the ramp. Call Jim (269-986-1633) or Clara Engle (269-209-6924) if you have questions.

Camp Meeting:  The next two weeks are Camp Meeting which includes today and next Sabbath.  We are excited about live streaming the sermon material.  This is a good opportunity if you are unable to attend Camp Meeting to still enjoy watching and listening to the sermon right here in the church.
Please note:  Our Sabbath School and church services will begin 1/2 hour later the two Sabbaths of Camp Meeting with Sabbath School beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Today's offering is for Local Church Budget (Combined Budget)
Plan ahead:  Next week's offering is designated for Michigan Advance Partners.

Tithe Envelopes:  Please take the time to mark your tithe envelopes clearly and legibly.  Make sure your individual donations match the total amount given.  Also, please put the date on the envelope.  Thank you very much.

Sunset tonight is 9:20 next Friday 9:21

Second Reading
​  for the transfers of the following members:  Sam and Alicia Torres to the Battle Creek Spanish SDA Church
Patricia Bird to transfer to the Derry SDA Church, Derry, NH.
Claire Baker Fast to transfer to the Lincoln Collegeview SDA Church in Lincoln NE.
Ozella Marshall to transfer to the Kalamazoo SDA Church, Kalamazoo, MI.
​Incoming: Eileen Staires from the Ventura SDA Church in Ventura, CA We are excited to continue to promote this opportunity for all in our congregation to be able to offer Bible studies to everyone they know and meet.  Jesus Christ is the only answer for a hurting world and His Word is where He can especially be found!  Many have already signed up and are being trained to help in a teaching role.  Here are some ways YOU can help 1) Be a study partner (leader) with someone in our community who may be interested. 2) Provide us with the name(s) of those who are interested in receiving a Bible study. 3) Pray for our church to reach those in need of His life-changing gospel!  Please see  Charles, Lorraine or Pastor Rob for more information.  And visit our resource table in the foyer of the church.

Historic Adventist Village:  Hours of operation are Sunday- Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sabbath, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  If your group is five or more, call ahead at 269-965-3000 or call Don Scherencel at 616-299-2220.  Their email address is

Church Office Hours: Open M, W, Th, Fr.  from 10-2. Closed on Tuesday.  Office will be open June 19.

Reminder: any information, announcements or inserts that you would like to put into the bulletin must be to the church office no later than Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. You may email or call the church office with the information.

Host Families Needed:  Next year, two male international students have applied to BCA.  We are looking for host families for them to live with beginning in August 2017 through May 2018.  There is a montly stipend for hosting a student.  To make an impact on a student's life, call Tom Andersen at 269-965-7484.  Thank you.

Part-time Teacher:  Battle Creek Academy is seeking a part-time elementary PE teacher for about 12 hours per week. Please send a resume with 3 references, including one from your pastor to

Volunteers Needed:  The Adventist youth Ministries Museum is looking for volunteers to help inventory, catalog and photograph the memorabilla that we have at Cedar Lake Mi. June 2-July 21, 2017.  If you can help during any of these days, please contact Terry Dodge, 517-331-1346 or

Updated Nominating Committee Reports:​  The most current report that was passed by the church last week is in the credenza in the church lobby upstairs.  Feel free to take one.

Congratulations:  Nicole Bertelli graduated as an Associate in Bible Instruction from hartland College, Mission Colle of Evangelism.

Tab Media Info:
Web site:   
We are currently live streaming the church service.  Connect by going to our Web site or 
We will also be live streaming Camp Meeting the last 2 Sabbaths in June.

Radio Station: WGPG-FM, 92.9 playing beautiful Christian music 24/7.

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