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December 14, 2019

December 14, 2019


The Church at STUDY (9:30 A.M. – 10:25 A.M.)

Lesson Study                                                

Piano Interlude:   10:25-10:40 a.m.             

            Lloyd Kellum

THE CHURCH AT WORSHIP (10:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.)


Welcome & Announcements . . . Pastor Rob Benardo


Hymns of Praise

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing #122

Angels From the Realms of Glory #119


Call to Worship . . . Aubrey Porter


Opening Hymn

Angels We Have Heard on High #142


Congregational Prayer . . . Mark Penrod


Giving of Gifts . . . Aubrey Porter

Christmas Offering/NAD Adventist Community Services


Offertory . . . Joyce Stoltz


String Quartet

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen


Bell Choir

O Come, O Come Emmanuel


Julie Simmons & Naghielly Agy

O Holy Night


Battle Creek Tabernacle Choir

What Child Is This?

In the Bleak Midwinter


Brass Ensemble

Away In a Manger


Haillie & Savanna Gregory

Go Tell It on the Mountain


Bell Choir

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella



Jonathan & Erin Penrod

I Wonder As I Wander


Donn & Joshua LaTour

Still, Still, Still


Zomi Choir

Joy to the World

 Blessed Sabbath


Andersen, Fenwick, Houghtaling & LaTour Family Sing

O Come All Ye Faithful


Brass Ensemble

Silent Night, Holy Night


Pastor Rob Benardo

A Child Is Born, a Son Is Given


All Church Choir

Handel’s Messiah…Hallelujah Chorus


Postlude . . . Joyce Stoltz



Battle Creek Tabernacle Choir . . . David Mori

Pianist . . . Dawn Ritzenthaler

Bell Choir . . . David Mori

Brass Ensemble . . . Jonathan Penrod

All Church Choir . . . Robin Steely

Pianist . . . Kelley Lorencin




December 14: 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 Sylvia Mullen’s team.   Next week’s dinner will be hosted by the pastoral staff. 

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

December 21: SonSets Vespers & Hymn Sing at 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. in the Seminar Room.

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


Sunset Times:  Tonight 5:09, next Friday 5:11


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.  Plan Ahead:  Next week’s offering will be for our local church budget.


Ladies Social Group: December 16 at 12:30 p.m. at the Pizza Hut in Urbandale.


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