Church Bulletin

August 18, 2018



the Church at STUDY 9:30 – 10:25


Lesson Study                                                

Piano Interlude:      10:25 a.m.-10:40 a.m.       Erin Penrod


the Church at worship 10:40 – 12:15


Welcome & Announcements                                   Charles Rietman                      


Baptism                                                                                Dim Kim

“Jesus Loves Me” – Zomi Junior Class


Call to Worship                                                          Charles Rietman                      


Opening Hymn         “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”            #21


Congregational Prayer                                                  Travis Simpson                                    


 Lamb’s Offering                                                               Debra Candy

 Children’s Story                                                            Lorrie Rietman


Giving of Gifts             “Church Budget”                     Charles Rietman

Offertory                                           Zomi Children, Sangneu director


Scripture                       “Romans 2:1-4”                    Carmen Dickhaut


Special Music                    “Psalms 23”                                   Dim Kim                                     


Sermon                   “The Real Deal”                      Pastor Rob Benardo


Closing Hymn          “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian”                   #319


Benediction                                                           Pastor Rob Benardo


Postlude                                                                            Debra Candy



Prayer Song: Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful face; and the things of earth will grow strangely dim in the light of His glory and grace.”


Prayer Requests:  Remember Kim Messecar’s family, with the death of her father, Tim Healey, on August 12th.


Intercessory Prayer:  Please join us on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sabbaths each month in the Junior Room for intercessory prayer immediately following the church service.



 AUGUST 18: Happy Sabbath and Welcome Tabernacle Guests and Family! After the church service, please join us for the fellowship dinner in the Dining Room in the annex building. 


AUGUST 18:  Visitation Ministry at 3:15 pm, meet in the Seminar Room.


AUGUST 18:  SonSets is happening tonight.  Join us as we close the Sabbath together in the Seminar Room.  We will begin with a hymn sing at 7:45, followed by the vespers program at 8:00.



AUGUST 25:  Pastor Rob Benardo will be our worship hour speaker.




August 18th:  Pam Metcalf’s team.  Menu:  Salads and breads; other church members, please bring a salad or watermelon.

August 25th: Bonnie Metcalf’s team.  Menu:  entrees, vegetables, and salads; other church members, please bring a salad or cookies.

September 1st: Sylvia Mullen’s team.  Menu:  Sloppy Joes; other church members, please bring a salad or watermelon. 




PROPHECIES OF HOPE MICHIGAN will be September 7 – 29, at the Tabernacle with Pastor Louis Torres.  Come and bring a friend to this community outreach at 7:00 p.m.


HANDBILL DISTRIBUTION will be Sabbath, August 25 and September 1, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.  Meet in the Seminar Room at 3:00 for organization and strategy.


ACS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS Michigan Conference director Diana Bruch will be speaking at the Urbandale SDA Church Sabbath, September 1, at 10:45 am.  Then at 2:00 pm is the introduction to disaster prep training.  We are joining together to better serve our community with God’s message of Hope, healing and salvation.  


PRAYER requested: You are invited to come and pray for the school, students, and staff on August 18, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Battle Creek Academy. 



Sunset Times:  Tonight 8:36 p.m., next Friday 8:27 p.m. 





As you plan your tithes and offerings, please remember our church budget. Approximately $26,000 is required monthly to support our various ministries, maintain our church plant and nurture our K-12 school, Battle Creek Academy.  We received approximately $9,098 thus far for the month of August. 


Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for the Michigan Advance Partners.