Bulletin for October 02, 2022

Bulletin for October 02, 2022


  • Prelude: House of the Lord
  • Call to Worship
  • And Can it Be
  • Welcome & Announcements
  • Bethany Family Prayer
  • Bless the Lord O My Soul (Psalm 103)
  • My Soul Will Wait (Psalm 62)
  • Scripture Reading: Mark 5:1-20 (Page 840)
  • Sermon – A Self-Harming Demoniac Among the Tombs
  • Just as I Am
  • Communion
  • Benediction & Compassion Offering


SUNDAY, October 2
  • 9:00 AM | Worship Service
    Nursery (0-2yrs)
    Sunday School (3yrs-12th grade)
    Adult Bible Community
  • 10:30 AM | Worship Service
    Nursery (0-2yrs)
    Children’s Church (3yrs-2nd)
    Adult Bible Community
Tuesday, october 4
  • 6:45 AM | Men’s Bible Study
  • 9:00 AM | Men’s Bible Study
  • 9:00 AM | Ladies’ Bible Study – Precepts
  • 9:30 AM | Ladies’ Bible Study – Esther
  • 12:00 PM | Ladies’ Bible Study – Romans
  • 6:00 PM | Adult Co-Ed Soccer
  • 6:30 PM | Ladies’ Bible Study – Esther
wednesday, october 5
  • 4:30 PM | Handbell Choir
  • 4:45 PM | Bethany Family Meal
  • 6:00 PM | Middle School & High School Community Event Night
  • 6:15 PM | Awana
Thursday, october 6
  • 7:00 PM | I AM They Concert – by WBNH
friday, october 7
  • 9:00 AM | MOMents
saturday, october 8
  • 8:30 AM | GO Conference Kickoff Breakfast

Discussion Questions

  • In what ways did God specifically show his mercy to you in your own conversion story? (Ephesians 2:1-3)
  • How does Christ give us his power to withstand the influences of darkness today? (Colossians 2:13-15, Ephesians 6)
  • How can you live more confidently in the cleansing power that Jesus provides? (1 Corinthians 6:11, 1 John 3:3)


GO Conference 2022
October 8th – 12th
Meet our GO Partners, hear updates, and discover how God is working. Sign up to host a GO Partner for a meal.

RSVP for the kickoff breakfast HERE, or register to host a GO Partner HERE.

Share Your Story
During our series, we want to give you the opportunity to share your conversion story with the church body.

To get started visit bethanycentral.org/shareastory and tell us about your conversion story.

Digital Bulletin
Bethany is moving to a digital bulletin starting next week. Sign up to get the NEW digital bulletin in your email inbox each Friday using this signup form. Or you can always view it on our website, or in the app.

Child Dedication Class
Sunday, October 9th. Parents wishing to have their child dedicated should
attend. We will cover what child
dedication is, basic parenting principles, and give an overview of Bethany
resources. Use the tear off card or call the Church Office to register.

The next dedication will be held on Sunday, October 23rd.

Welcome New Staff
We wanted to make you aware of some changes happening in our office staff.

  • Jan Mosier, our office manager for over 14 years, has moved to Oklahoma. She will work remotely for the next 7-8 months as she transitions off staff.
  • Dianna Fouts has accepted the role of our office manager.
  • Joan Kelch joins the staff as our new teaching and care administrative assistant.
  • Abby Pfeiffer rejoins our staff part-time as the adult ministry administrative assistant.
  • Katie Altorfer joins the staff part-time as our events coordinator.

Please join us in praising the Lord for His blessing and provision.

Congregational Meeting Recap
The congregational meeting took place September 25th. During the meeting the proposed By-Law changes were approved. Isaac Downing and Dan Wilton were both ordained as Elders.

Christian Concert: I Am They
Hosted by WBNH
Thursday October 6th, 7PM at Bethany

You can register for this FREE concert at wbnh.org.

October 13th, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
A Pickleball group for 50’s and above.  They meet every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30PM. All skill levels are welcome.


We welcome these new members into our church family. They were voted into membership last Sunday.

  • Austin & Kristi Heim
  • Greg & Beth Herman

BEST Lunch & Learn
October 10th, 11:00AM
Join us in the High School Room for a ministry overview & update of each of our GO Partners as a part of the GO Conference. RSVP on your MyBethany or by calling the church office at 309.692.1755.

Bethany Family News
Wes & Yesi Benson on the birth of their daughter Iva Joy Bension on Friday
September, 23.

Operation Christmas Child
We will begin collecting toys for Operation Christmas Child starting October 9. Look for the donation table starting next week.