Bulletin for September 12, 2021

Bulletin for September 12, 2021

Sunday WORSHIP

  • Prelude: 10,000 Reasons
  • There Is A Fountain
  • Call to Worship
  • Bethany Family Prayer – Marty Roth
  • He Is Worthy
  • Good Good Father
  • Scripture Reading | 2 Peter 1:16-21 (page 1018)
  • Sermon: THE HELPER AND HIS BOOK
  • Holy Spirit
  • Benediction

THIS WEEK AT BETHANY

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
  • 9:00am | Worship Service
    Nursery (0-2yrs)
    Sunday School (3yrs-12th grade)
    Adult Bible Community
  • 10:30am | Worship Service
    Nursery (0-2yrs)
    Children’s Church (3yrs-5th grade)
    Adult Bible Community
monDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
  • 4:00pm | Ladies’ Bible Study: Zechariah
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
  • 6:45am | Men’s Bible Study: Jeremiah
  • 9:00am | Men’s Bible Study: Isaiah
  • 9:00am | Ladies’ Bible Study: Romans
  • 12:00pm | Ladies’ Bible Study: Heaven
  • 6:30pm | Ladies’ Bible Study: God of Deliverance
  • 6:30pm | Adult Co-Ed Soccer
wedneSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
  • 4:45pm | Bethany Family Meal
  • 6:00pm | Youth Group
  • 6:15pm | Awana
  • 6:30pm | Better Together
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
  • 9:00am | Ladies’ Bible Study: God of Deliverance
  • 9:00am | Ladies’ Bible Study: Truthfilled
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
  • 9:00am | MOMents

ANNOUNCEMENTs

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
SEPTEMBER 26

Join us in the sanctuary for an all church congregational meeting at 6:00pm.


BETTER TOGETHER | WEDNESDAYS | 6:30pm

Join us in person or online this Wednesday! Our upcoming Tough Topics include: Entertainment, Disagreement and Stewardship.


LEGACY GRANDPARENTING SUMMIT 2021

Are you a grandparent? You can have an incredible impact on the spiritual direction and destiny of your grandchildren with the right tools and encouragement. Let us help!

Attend the Legacy Grandparenting Summit on October 21 & 22. Register at legacycoalition.com/summit. Contact Pastor Lyall if you have any questions.


BETHANY COMMUNITY
TODAY, SEPTEMBER 12 | 6:00PM

Our friends at Bethany Community are dedicating their building. Join them as they acknowledge and thank God for His generous provision. BCC is located at 27265 Dutch Lane in Washington


LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY
SOUL SISTERS
SATURDAYS | 7:00-9:00am

If you love early morning walks, this is the study for you! We will meet at various walking paths around Peoria and walk for 45 minutes. Following our walk, we will gather in that location to learn about the women of the Bible. This semester will focus on the Old Testament highlighting the Matriarchs through the women of the Promised Land. Invite your friends, all are welcome. Contact Kelly Walenta at ckone2000@comcast.net for more information.


FAMILY MEALS
PIZZA THIS WEEK

Bethany Family Meals are back! Cost is $3 for individuals with a $15 max per family. Those arriving between 4:45-5:30 will be asked to sit in the gym. If you arrive after 5:30, we request that you sit in the Café so we can get the gym ready for Youth Group.
Please be sure to RSVP on today’s Communication Card, your MyBethany, or by calling the church office.


MEMBERSHIP VOTE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

We are excited to be voting new members into Bethany in two weeks … watch next week’s bulletin for details on who you can be encouraging and welcoming into our church family.


ADULT BIBLE COMMUNITY
SUNDAYS | 9:00AM

The Master’s Touch class is starting a new series titled Close Encounters of the Jesus kind. Why did these encounters take place? Who were the persons who had these encounters? What happened as a result of these encounters? All are welcome to join us as we take a close look at these important divine encounters with the Son of God and the Son of Man. 


FINANCIAL UPDATE

  • Weekly Need // $53,804
  • Received Last Week // $41,033
  • 2021-2022 Budget // $2,797,800

SERMON NOTES

THE HELPER
THE HELPER AND HIS BOOK
2 Peter 1:16-21 | Dr. Ritch Boerckel

The Holy Spirit Wrote a Book.

The Holy Spirit wrote a reliable Book.

The Holy Spirit wrote a helpful Book.

DISCUSSION

  • Why do many followers of Jesus turn away from the Bible to other kinds of mystical revelation for guidance?
  • How has the Bible helped you in your life?  Be as specific as possible.
  • What practices help you to hear the personal voice of God through the Bible?
  • What hinders you from hearing the personal voice of God through the Bible?  How can you overcome these obstacles?