Bethany SDA Church

Bethany Church
GREETINGS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
23 MAY 2015


 From the desk of Pastor Eric D. Clarke


Welcome to the Bethany Church where resurrection takes place
thru anointed preaching & Holy Ghost singing. We welcome you on behalf of the Pastor, Officers & members. Please feel at home in the presence of God and our family. You are among friends who are delighted to worship with you. We appreciate you as our special guest of honor. We treasure your presence and endeavor to do all in our power to ensure that your worship experience with us is enjoyable, profitable and positively life changing.

You are encouraged to read the Bible thru this year. You can do this by reading 3 chapters each day and 5 chapters on 1 day of the week, a total of 23 chapters each week. You are encouraged to be faithful in all things. Lasting things are those that are done for Christ. Return a faithful tithe and freewill offering to God and watch Him open heaven’s windows to bless you.
 
Bethany’s prayer focus for May 24- 30: Pray for the need for full surrender
. Prayer requests: Sis Terri Antonio, Little Peyton Evans, and Bro Benjamin Darling. Sympathies to all those who have lost loved ones, including the family of Shawnalee Morris.

All directors are asked to discuss their department’s proposals with the Pastor.
Any person wanting to assist and share their talents with the church is asked to contact the Pastor or Elders. We are happy to provide opportunity for you to share your talents with God’s people.
Bethany is delighted to worship with you and your coworkers, family, friends, neighbors, classmates, for whatever special occasion God blesses you with. Please let us know so that we can rejoice with you.
We invite you to PLEASE plan to be with us each Wednesday night at 7:15. Allow the Holy Spirit to Rekindle the Passion and Fan the Flames so that we may Share His Joy! Why not bring someone with you to church. There is a joint service this coming Wednesday night [May 27] at Hillview.

It's finally here: The "Eat for Nutrition Vegetarian Cooking Class" - tomorrow at 4pm! If you haven't registered please do so today!

ALL ladies are asked to meet at 3:00 - 3:45pm tomorrow, Sunday for a very important meeting. Please be punctual!


The Education Department congratulates those who graduated or will graduate in 2015. Please send us your info so that we may rejoice with you.

SBC camp meeting will take place at the Hillview Church and in tents on its grounds from Wednesday, June 17 - Sabbath, June 20, 2015. The theme is Connected: We Press On. Pastor Calvin Watkins is guest speaker and workshops by Pastor and Mrs. W. S. Lee.
Dr. Trevor Gardner, president of Northern Caribbean University will be at the New Providence Church on Sabbath, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. You are invited
May
23 World Day of Prayer for Children
23 Dr. Trevor Gardiner, NCU @ New Providence Church @ 6pm.
24 Youth Prayer Outing. Funeral, Shawnalee Morris. Vegetarian Cooking Class. Concert with SBC MYC @ Evangelistic Temple
25 Whit Monday Holiday
27 Joint prayer meeting (ATCU symposium, field reports) at Hillview

June
6 Bahamas Academy Class of 1980 visit Bethany
13 WM Emphasis / Fathers’ Day Emphasis / Baptism
15 BA Elementary & Kindergarten Graduation
16 BA Secondary Graduation
17-20 South Bahamas Conference Camp Meeting
20 Pastor Calvin Watkins @ Camp Meeting
27 Vision One Million Baptismal Day / COMMUNION

July 2-12 60th General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist, San Antonio, Texas. [Every 5 years].
04 Day of Prayer and Fasting [Elder Howard Knowles]

04 Personal Ministries Emphasis

06 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

10 2nd Quarter Reports due at Conference Office

10 Independence Day Holiday (Friday)
11 World Mission Budget

11 Communication Day Emphasis

13 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

18 Pastor Kenny Deveaux

25 Children’s Sabbath

27 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

August

1 Personal Ministries Day

3 August Monday Emancipation Day Holiday

7-9 Northern Caribbean University Graduation weekend

8 Youth Day
10 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

15 Women’s Ministries / Lay Evangelism Emphasis
17 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

22 Music Day
24 Fruit, Vegetables & Grains Day

29 Super Sabbath / Adventist Education Day Emphasis
31 Fruits, Vegetables & Grains Day [Each Monday after the weekend]

We are too few in number, our enemies are too many, our cause too great for us to weaken each other at this time. Sir Winston Churchill.

“And now brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of His grace which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” Acts 20:32
  
Please feel free to contact your Pastor at 364-8793, 341-4021, 457-3648,
ceric63@gmail.com or Whatsapp or Face book. 

SUN SETS TODAY MAY 23 AT 7:51
Have a Blessed and Wonderful Sabbath!

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