Battle Creek Tabernacle

Battle Creek | MI
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October 21, 2017
The Church at Study   (9:30– 10:25 A.M.)
Lesson Study
Piano Interlude                          10:25-10:40                              Sylvia Mullen

The Church at Worship
      Welcome & Announcements                                              Wayne Johnson
      Call to Worship                                                                  Wayne Johnson
      Opening Hymn                        “Amazing Grace”                               #223
      Congregational Prayer                                                             Tom Candy               
      Giving of Gifts                Local Church Budget            Charlene Lavallee
      Offertory                                                                          Jacqueline Jewel  
      Special Music                                                                 Jacqueline Jewel
      Sermon                “Can a Man Choose to be Lost?”            Taj Pacleb
      Song of Meditation                                                        Jacqueline Jewel
      Benediction                                                                             Taj Pacleb
      Postlude                                                                                Joyce Stoltz
October 21:
A Warm Welcome to All Tabernacle Guests and Family!
After the church service, please join us for fellowship and food hosted by Esther LaTour/Janis Hidley’s team in the Fellowship Hall. Next week’s dinner will be hosted by Clara Engle’s team.
Today at 5:00 p.m.
“What Will Heaven Be Like?” is the topic of Taj Pacleb’s final sermon.  Please join us in the sanctuary.
Tuesday evening Bible study will resume October 24th in the Seminar Room at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 27, 5-8 p.m.
Please join us for a youth vespers/social at Phil and Phyllis Essex’s home.  The address is 5755 Crandall Rd. in Battle Creek.
Monday, October, 30 at 7 p.m.
Battle Creek Academy’s Fall Constituency meeting will be held in the Academy’s Chapel.
 Prayer Requests:
As the Evangelistic series draws to a close, keep in your prayers all those who have attended and those making decisions regarding baptism.
Please include our Pastors and their families in your prayers. Our prayers should include praise and thanksgiving for the many blessings God bestows upon us, including our hard working pastors.  October is appreciate your pastor month.
As the school year progresses, keep Battle Creek Academy staff and students in your prayers.

Historic Adventist Village: Their hours of operation are Sunday-Friday 10:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sabbath from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  If you have a group of five or more, please call ahead at 269-965-3000 or call Don Scherencel at 616-299-2220. Their email is
Tab Media Info
Website: Visit soon and see the new 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, is now on the air again! Please tune in to enjoy good Christian music.
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
Youth Sabbath:
Nov. 3-4. What If it’s Better? will be presented by Dee Casper and Mark Paden. Mark Paden will be the guest speaker for the church service on the 4th. Please plan to attend.
Next Sabbath, October 28:
The speaker for the church service will be Pastor Jerry Finneman. His message will be about the Protestant Reformation and how it has affected Christianity and the world. The last day of October is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Volunteering for Health Clinic:
If you’d like to help with the health clinic on November 18 or 19, please sign up in the foyer with Nicole today.
SonSets Vespers:
There will be no SonSets Vesper programs during the evangelistic series, since there will be meetings on Sabbath evenings.
Battle Creek Academy Dates:
Picnic and Pops tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Fall Festival will be October 28.
No School on Monday, October 30.
Book Sale on Thursday, November 2, from 12-6:45 p.m.
Craft Show on Sunday, November 19, from 12 to 4 p.m.
Plan Ahead: There will be a children’s baptism on December 9 during the church service.  Please contact Pastor Benardo if your child is considering baptism.
Please have any bulletin information including inserts, to the church office no later than Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.  You can call the office or email your information.  Thank you.
Sunset Times:  Tonight 6:49 p.m., next Friday 6:39 p.m.

Pastoral Staff 
Senior Pastor
:  Rob Benardo:  408-726-5331 (cell/text),
Associate Pastor: Carlos Sotomayor: 660-541-5661 (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: Jim Burgess
Deacon Coordinator:  George Robirds
Platform Coordinator:  Wendy Heistand