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December 7, 2019


THE CHURCH AT STUDY (9:15 – 10:30 AM)

Lesson Study


Piano Interlude (10:25-10:30)                                 

Myra Keller


THE CHURCH AT WORSHIP (10:45 – 12:15 PM)

Welcome & Announcements                     

          Pastor Rob Benardo


Praise Sing                                                                

          Julie Simmons  




Call to Worship                                                         

          Moe Ledoux

Opening Hymn                

          Joyful, Joyful  #12


Congregational Prayer                                         

          Luther Manzini


Lamb’s Offering                                                          

          Joyce Stoltz                                      

Children’s Story                                                            

          Phyllis Essex


Baby Dedication


Giving of Gifts           

          Local Church Budget     Moe Ledoux


          Buddy Houghtaling



          John 3:14-16 & Numbers 21:4-9       Myra Keller


Special Music                                                 

          Buddy Houghtaling



          Pastor Carlos Sotomayor  “Look or Die”


Closing Hymn        

          My Faith Looks Up to Thee  #517                          



          Pastor Carlos Sotomayor



          Joyce Stoltz



December 7: Happy Sabbath and Welcome to All Tabernacle Guests and Family! Guests are invited to join us for the fellowship dinner in the dining hall in the annex building. This week is hosted by Bonnie Metcalf’s team.   Next week’s dinner will be hosted by Sylvia Mullen’s team.  Members please bring salads and cookies.

December 7: SonSets Vespers & Hymn Sing at 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. in the Seminar Room.

December 13:  Young Adult Vespers at 7:00 p.m. at Tevita & Moli Tameifuna’s home.

December 14:  United Prayer at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Sabbath School Room.

December 20:  Christmas Agape Feast at 6:30 p.m. at Battle Creek Academy.



Second Reading to transfer out of the Tabernacle: Seth Day to the Lifesource Adventist Fellowship Church in Denver, CO; Joseph Kuzma to the Cortez SDA Church in Cortez, CO; Lizette Paulino to the San Antonio Scenic Hills SDA Church in San Antonio, TX and Justin Street to the Paw Paw Adventist Church in Paw Paw, MI.

December 7: The Annual Christmas Stroll at the Historic Adventist Village will be at 6:00 p.m.

Ladies Social Group: December 16 at 1:00 p.m. at the Lux Cafe.

December 21: Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m. at Battle Creek Academy. Please bring some snacks and your board game to share. A light meal will be provided. Come enjoy of night of fun, food and fellowship.



All Bands Christmas Concert: Please join us on December 12 at 7:00 p.m. as the Beginning, Cadet and Orchestra Bands bring us wonderful music to celebrate Christmas.

Employment Opportunity: The academy is currently accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Director for 25-27 hours a week with the following qualifications: must be a practicing member of the SDA Church, licensed steam boiler operator, able to do electrical and plumbing work, experience in general building maintenance and licensed to drive a school bus and van. Please send resumes to Tevita Tameifuna at ttameifuna@battlecreekacademy.com


Sunset Times:  Tonight 5:08, next Friday 5:09


MONEY MATTERS:  As you plan your tithes and offerings, please remember our church budget. Approximately $27,000 is required monthly to support our various ministries, maintain our church plant and nurture our K-12 school, Battle Creek Academy. We received a total of $21,976.84 in the month of November.  Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for NAD Community Service.