Bulletin for December 26, 2021

Bulletin for December 26, 2021

Sunday WORSHIP

  • Prelude: Angels from the Realms of Glory
  • Christmas Day
  • Call to Worship – Pastor Lyall
  • Bethany Family Prayer – Eric Andris
  • The First Noel
  • Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor
  • Is He Worthy
  • Scripture Reading | Isaiah 9:6 (page 573)
  • Sermon: Unto Us
  • Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
  • Benediction

THIS WEEK AT BETHANY

SUNDAY, DECember 26
  • 9:00am | Combined Worship Service (nursery for ages 0-2yrs.)
    *no 10:30am service
MONDAY – Saturday
  • Office Closed
wedneSDAY, DECEMbER 29
  • No Evening Activities
SUNDAY, January 2
  • 9:00am | Combined Worship Service (nursery for ages 0-2yrs.)
    *no 10:30am service

ANNOUNCEMENTs

HOLIDAY COMBINED WORSHIP SERVICES

JANUARY 2 | 9:00AM

Nursery available (0-2 years old) – ABCs, Sunday School and Children’s Church will not meet.

* there is no 10:30am service on January 2.


STAFF CHRISTMAS GIFTS

The elders are collecting gifts to express our love and appreciation for our pastors and staff at this special time of year. Envelopes are available in the foyer. Gifts will be presented later in December.


YEAR END GIFTS

Thank you for faithfully giving to the Lord’s ministry at Bethany! To have your gift posted in 2021, you may place your gift in offering by Sunday, December 26, or make sure your gift is postmarked or processed online by December 31. Giving Envelopes are available in the foyer.


BETHANY FAMILY NEWS

SYMPATHY

We express our deepest sympathy to Scott Flinn and family on the death of Bonita Flinn on Friday, December 17th.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Brian & Jessica Willoughby on the birth of their daughter, Brittany June on Tuesday, December 14th. Congratulations to grandparents, Stan & Jennifer Koch as well.


FIRST CUP

SUNDAY | JANUARY 2 | 8:30AM

Please plan to join us for a special time of fellowship on January 2nd at 8:30am. There will be coffee from Leaves ‘n Beans and treats from Great Harvest. 


ADULT BIBLE COMMUNITY

The New Creations class begins January 9th in Room 816 at 9:00AM. The focus is 2 Corinthians 5:17 “if anyone is in Christ He is a new creation.” All are welcome!


CHURCH OFFICE HOURS

December 27-January 1 – closed

The office and building will be closed. If you have an emergency, please call the church at 692-1755 as we will be checking messages.


WINTER CAMP

High School students! You’re invited to join us for winter camp January 14-16th. This year our focus is THE BOOK OF JOB: GOD ON TRIAL.

Join us at Lake Williamson for exciting games, challenging lessons, great music, and plenty of hang time. Start the new year with a renewed focus on your faith. Contact hannah@bethanycentral.org for more questions!

Registraton is open now! Visit www.bethanycentral.org.

SERMON NOTES

Unto Us
Dr. Ritch Boerckel
Isaiah 9

Names God Gives to His Son

1.    Wonderful Counselor:  The Son guides us into God’s truth.

2.    Mighty God:  The Son is worthy of worship and trust.

3.    Everlasting Father:  The Son loves His own forever and ever.

4.    Prince of Peace:  The Son rules with power to bring peace.