Bulletin for july 24, 2022

Bulletin for july 24, 2022


  • Prelude: There is a Fountain
  • Jesus is Better
  • Welcome & Call to Worship
  • Bethany Family Prayer
  • God is For Us
  • O Lord My Rock and My Redeemer
  • Scripture Reading: Ezra 10 (Page 396)
  • Sermon – The Mess We’ve Made: A Call to Repentance
  • All I Have is Christ
  • Benediction


  • 9:00am | Fellowship Time
  • 10:00am | Worship Service

                       Nursery (0-2yrs)

  • 5:00pm | Summer Celebration
Tuesday, JUly 26
  • 6:45AM | Men’s Bible Study
  • 9:00AM | Men’s Bible Study
  • 6:00PM | Adult Co-Ed Soccer (Outdoor)
Wednesdaay, JUly 27
  • 6:00PM | Youth Summer Fest
Thursday, July 28
  • 10:00AM | High School Guys Book Study
  • 11:00AM | High School Youth Hangout
Friday, JULY 29
  • 10:00AM | Middle School Bible Study
  • 10:00AM | Middle School Hang Out


Summer Celebration

Today 5:00 PM

Join us for dinner at 5pm outside by the lake. After dinner we will have a meeting in the sanctuary to cover the following topics:

  • New Member vote
  • Leadership Confirmation vote
  • Building Updates vote

We will finish the evening outdoors with baptisms in the lake and ice cream desserts. If you haven’t yet you can still register to let us know you’re coming.

Newcomers Lunch

Sunday, July 31st After 10:30 Service

Meet Elders & Pastors, ask questions and get to know us. To register use the tear off card or go to bethanycentral.org/lunch.

Bethany Leadership

During our Summer Celebration event there will be an Affirmation vote of the following leaders:

Deacons: Joe Burke, Brian DeBacker, & Craig Habeger.

Deaconesses: Genae Andris, Joy
Baumann, Dianna Fouts, Shelli Hoerr, Jan Mosier, Julie Roth, Joy Unseth,
Shelley Weaver, & Jen Weers.

Elders: Joe Bobchik.

Building Updates

During the Summer Celebration event, we will vote to approve building updates supporting our ministry. We shared a special video about these updates in preparation for the upcoming vote.

For more information on the building updates or to watch the video, go to: bethanycentral.org/buildingproj


VOTE today
We are excited to vote on the following people for membership into our church family during Summer Celebration.

  • Tyler & Michelle Collins
  • Michelle Doty
  • John Hecker & Kelly Guthrie-Hecker
  • Elijah & Emily Hamilton
  • Mike Myers
  • Hank & Valerie Terhorst
  • Jake & Cyndi Tourtillott

Children’s Ministry

Our children’s ministry team is looking for volunteers to fill several spots across the ministry. Everything from nursery workers to children’s church helpers. If you are interested or just want more information go to:

Promotion Sunday

Next week is promotion Sunday! Be sure to have your child or student move up to the correct grade class beginning next week.

Knowing Christ Radio

Our radio ministry featuring the teaching of Pastor Ritch airs each Sunday at 11am on WBNH 88.5FM. Or go to knowingchrist.org to hear each broadcast.

Youth Summer Fest

Wednesday, July 27th 6-8:00PM
Join our youth group for a great time of fun, swimming, wakeboarding, worship, & a lesson. We’ll be meeting at the Plattner’s house at 2818 N Taylor Rd Hanna City, IL 61536.

Right Now Media

Access an extensive library of
faith-based video for kids, youth and adults, available on any device. It’s easy and free to join.

Visit bethanycentral.org/rightnowmedia and click “Request an invitation.” We’ll send you an email invitation to set up your account so you can take advantage of this great resource.

Update #7
Update #7