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					                   ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                               THIS WEEK…                                       7:30 pm            Chancel Choir, Music Rm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 June 12, 2011
                                                                                      Not all activities are included here. Look for the most   Thursday, June 16                                                      8:45 & 11:15 a.m. Worship Services
                                                                                      up-to-date calendar posted throughout the church.
VBS Kick-Off is Today!                                                                                                                          Vacation Bible School

                                                                                                                                                7 am-6 pm Kids Care, Kids Care Wing
Today is our VBS Kick-Off Sunday! We will be transforming the halls of                Sunday, June 12                                           9 am          TOPS, 303 Central Ave.
Bethany into the “Shake It Up Café” and preparing for well over 400 children,
                                                                                      Pentecost; Disciple Recognition Sunday                    6-8 pm        JUST FOR GIRLS
who will learn to carry out God’s recipe for their life. VBS is a special time here
                                                                                      8 am          WORSHIP, Spell Chapel                                     BASKETBALL CAMP, Gym
at Bethany. Please note these important announcements:                                                                                                                                                                      United Methodist Church
                                                                                      8:15-11am Breakfast, Fellowship Hall                      6:30 pm       Finance Committee,
    •   We are asking for a $10 donation per child to help offset the cost of the     8:45 am       WORSHIP, Sanctuary                                        Conf. Rm.
        program. Look for tables outside the Fellowship Hall where you can            10 am         Sunday School
        make monetary donations today, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.                 11:15 am      WORSHIP, Sanctuary                          Friday, June 17
    •   VBS requires more than 150 volunteers to run smoothly. We ask that you        12:30 pm      VBS Setup, Classrooms                       Vacation Bible School
        keep the leadership team, all volunteers and all of the children in your      5 pm          Bridges Advisory Team,                      7 am-6 pm Kids Care, Kids Care Wing
        prayers throughout the week.                                                                Bridges                                     6 pm          Bridges Respite Night, Gym
                                                                                      5 pm          Middle School UMYF,
Senior Adults Meet June 24                                                                          Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                                                                Saturday, June 18
The next luncheon meeting of Bethany Senior Adults will be on Friday, June 24,        6-8 pm        JUST FOR GIRLS                              Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp
at noon. Our guest speaker will be Vera Manigault, who weaves Gullah baskets                        BASKETBALL CAMP, Gym                        6 pm          WORD AND TABLE
from Sweetgrass, Palmetto leaves and Palmetto thorns, similar to those made by        6 pm          High School UMYF,                                         WORSHIP, Fellowship Hall
her West African ancestors, and sells them at a roadside stand on Highway 17 in                     Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                                                                   SUNDAY, JUNE 19
Mount Pleasant.                                                                       6:30 pm       I.W. Handbell Ensemble,
                                                                                                    Bell Rm.
Our menu will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots and
                                                                                      Monday, June 13                                           Trinity Sunday; Father’s Day;
peas, salad and chocolate cake. The cost is $5 per person.
                                                                                                                                                VBS Volunteer Recognition
If you are not on the permanent membership list for luncheon meetings of the          Vacation Bible School
                                                                                      7 am-6 pm Kids Care, Kids Care Wing                       8 am          WORSHIP, Spell Chapel
Bethany Senior Adults, please make a reservation no later than Wednesday, June                                                                  8:15-11am Breakfast, Fellowship Hall
                                                                                      5 pm          Kids Care Board, 218
22. If you are on the permanent membership list, it is not necessary to confirm
                                                                                      6-8 pm        Child Care (for parents in                  8:45 am       WORSHIP, Sanctuary
your reservation, but it is necessary to call, by June 22, if you can’t attend.                                                                 9 am          Spiritual Gifts,
                                                                                                    Bethany meetings),
Contact Amy Locklair at 873-4738.                                                                                                                             Rear of Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                    Art Room & Nursery
                                                                                                    JUST FOR GIRLS                              10 am         Sunday School
Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp                                                      6-8 pm
                                                                                                                                                11:15 am      WORSHIP, Sanctuary
As we prepare for the Summerville Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp,                                 BASKETBALL CAMP, Gym
                                                                                                                                                4:30 pm       Youth Council, Conf. Rm.
beginning this Saturday, we are requesting prayers from the congregation. In          6:30 pm       SPRC, 127
                                                                                                                                                5 pm          Middle School UMYF,
addition, the following materials are needed:                                         8 pm          AA, Open Discussion, 126
                                                                                                                                                              Fellowship Hall
  Building materials such as 16d and 8d galvanized common nails                       Tuesday, June 14                                          6 pm          High School UMYF,
  2-, 3- and 4-inch paint brushes                                                     Vacation Bible School;                                                  Fellowship Hall
  Paint rollers and sleeves; paint trays and liners                                   Bethany Beacon Deadline                                   6:30 pm       I.W. Handbell Ensemble,
  Drop cloths                                                                         7 am-6 pm Kids Care, Kids Care Wing                                     Bell Rm.
  Caulking tubes and guns                                                             9 am          Banner Ladies,                                                                                                            Dr. Robert J. Howell, Jr., Senior Pastor
  Lots of cases of 16- or 24-oz. bottled water and Gatorade                                         Old Parsonage                               Emergency Phone                                                              Rev. Adriane M. McGee, Associate Pastor
The camp also needs “runners” to pick up and deliver building materials to work       10 am         Quilters, Old Parsonage                     A minister is on call for pastoral emergencies after
sites (you need to have a pick-up truck or large SUV). Please talk with Marty         6-8 pm        JUST FOR GIRLS                              normal business hours during the week, as well as on                          Dr. Mark E. Fentress, Associate Pastor
Gunter (494-9467) before purchasing paint or lumber. Checks written to                              BASKETBALL CAMP, Gym                        weekends and holidays. If you have an emergency for                        Rev. Marty Canaday, Minister of Discipleship
“Summerville Salkehatchie” may be placed in the Salkehatchie mailbox in the           6:30 pm       Technical Ministries,                       which you need pastoral care, call the church
church office. Contributions marked for “Summerville Salkehatchie” may also be                      Conf. Rm.                                   emergency number, 425-1069.                                   Rev. Debra D. Malcom Barnett, Associate Pastor for Student Ministries
made to Berlin G. Myers Lumber Company. Gift cards from local home centers            7 pm          Boy Scout Troop 787,
are also welcome, as are cash donations in any amount.                                              Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                                                                Beginning July 3, our worship services will be
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                                                                                      7 pm          UMW Executive Board, 118
Dates Available for the Flower Calendar                                                                                                         videotaped and made available for viewing on our                  
                                                                                      Wednesday, June 15                                        web site. As a worshiper, you will not be identified in the
The flower calendar has the following openings available: June 26, August 14, 21                                                                video unless you are a speaker using our public               
and 28, September 11, October 16, 23 and 30, November 27 and December 4 and           Vacation Bible School                                     address system. No close-up shots will be used of the
18. Please contact Dana Wells at 873-1230 or if you            5:30 am       Men’s Prayer Group, 222                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                congregation, allowing you privacy in your worship
would like to honor or remember a loved one with flowers on any of these              7 am-6 pm Kids Care, Kids Care Wing                       experience. If you wish to not have your image or voice                           873-1230
Sundays.                                                                              8 am-4 pm Prayer Call, Spell Chapel                       used in our worship video, please notify Beth Allain
                                                                                      6-8 pm        JUST FOR GIRLS                              (873-1230,, otherwise
Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers                                                                    BASKETBALL CAMP, Gym                        attendance implies consent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         We are a Stephen Ministry Church
Many elderly and/or disabled people in our community depend on Meals on               6:15 pm       Providence Men’s Bible                                                                                              and a Safe Sanctuaries Congregation.
Wheels for a nutritious noon meal Monday through Friday. Could you give a few                       Study, 236
hours a month to help provide this service? Call Leslie at the Meals on Wheels        6:30 pm       Veteran’s Outreach, 235                                                                                                   CALLED TO CARE…
office (873-8224) if you can help.                                                    6:30 pm       Brass Choir, Music Rm.
                                                                                      6:30 pm       Bethany Bells, Bell Rm.
                                                                                              *     Hymn of Assurance, No. 331
                                 June 12, 2011                                                                                                                     For The Bread

                  ORDER OF WORSHIP                                                                                Holy Spirit, Come, Confirm Us
                                                                                                      (At the beginning of this hymn, children may leave for Children’s Church /
                                                                                                                                                                                    We welcome all guests to our service today. If you are visiting with us,
                                     Pentecost                                                        J.A.M ~ K5 - 4th grade ~ in room 213 of the Youth Wing. Please
                                                                                                                                                                                    please allow us to further acknowledge your presence by signing the
                                                                                                      remember to attach a J.A.M. sticker to your child and pick them up ASAP.)     attendance registration pad when it is passed to you. A nursery is available
     Gathering                                                                                                                                                                      for infants and toddlers in our Child Development Center on the first floor.
     As the congregation gathers, please take a moment to speak to people sitting around            Congregational Prayer, No. 335                                                  An usher will be happy to give you directions. Also please ask about our
     you whom you may not know. Hebrews 13:2 (KJV) says, “Be not forgetful to entertain
     strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unaware.”                                   O God, the Holy Spirit, come to us and among us; come as the                   Sunday School hour at 10 a.m. with classes for all ages. Join us for coffee
                                                                                                     wind and cleanse us; come as the fire and burn; come as the                    and fellowship 8:15 to 11:00 a.m. every Sunday in the Fellowship Hall. If
     Voluntary                                                                                       dew and refresh; convict, convert, and consecrate many hearts                  you would like more information about Bethany or becoming a member of
     As the voluntary begins, let us turn our thoughts and hearts to God in prayer and                                                                                              our church, please contact Bethany Membership Director, Jerry Wallace at
     prepare for worship.
                                                                                                     and lives to our great good and to thy greater glory; and this we
                                                                                                     ask for Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen.                                    or 873-1230, ext.30.
                     Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire                           W. Held
                                       Hymn 651                                                     Hymn of Preparation, No. 393                                                                HEARING DEVICES AND CELL PHONES
     Greetings and Welcome                                                                           Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me. Spirit of the living God,         Hearing devices are available for our members and guests who are hearing impaired. If
                                                                                                     fall afresh on me. Melt me, mold me, fill me, use me. Spirit of the            you need help hearing the worship service, please ask an usher for a hearing device.
     Prayer for the Service of Ordination                                                            living God, fall afresh on me.                                                 In order to not distract your fellow worshipers, please turn off cell phones and
                                                                                                    The Sermon Lesson                 Acts 2:1-21                    NT Pg. 119     pagers before the worship service begins. Thank you.
     Parish Concerns and Prayer for VBS
                                                                                                    Sermon               “A Spirit-Powered Church”                    Dr. Hogue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ALTAR FLOWERS
    * Processional Hymn, No. 603                       Winchester Old
                   Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire                                        *     Congregational Prayer                                                           The flowers from the wedding of Matthew Gill and Kristin Fletcher are placed
       *11:15 - As the last verse is being sung, the instructors and students of                                                                                                    on the altar to the glory of God.
                                                                                                      O God, you sent the Holy Spirit to empower your people waiting in
       this year’s DISCIPLE classes are invited to come forward to the altar
       rail and gather in class groups to be recognized and to receive                                Jerusalem to receive Christ’s promised gift. Pour out the same                             PARTICIPANTS IN TODAY’S SERVICE
       certificates.                                                                                  inspiration upon us and upon your people throughout the world.
                                                                                                      Revive the power of the gospel in our hearts that we may be moved             Greeters
     Disciple Student Recognition and Prayer (11:15)                                                  to share it. Enable your people everywhere to share the good news             Denis and Karen Tsukalas & Roger and Jane Swick
                                                                                                      of salvation so that all nations may hear it and welcome it into their        Ushers
     Anthem              Come, Holy Spirit, Still My Heart                     D. Govenor             lives. Protect, encourage and bless our ministers, Bob, Mark and              8:45 a.m. - Team Leader -Rett Fowler. Jimmy Anderson, Kevin Carter, Rick
                                    The Chancel Choir                                                 Adriane, and all ministers of the cross and resurrection. Prosper             Farthing, Mark Mitchum, Gene Smith, Jim Smith and David Zoellner
                                                                                                      their words and works, so that through them and through us, Jesus
     Call to Prayer                                                                                   may be lifted up and may draw all people to himself, until the                11:15 a.m. - Team Leader - Jim Kahl. Bart Burford, Louise Harris, Sonny Pinkard,
         Minister: The Lord be with you                                                               kingdoms of this world become the kingdom of our Lord and                     Patti Pinkard, Roger Swick, Henry Thompson, and Phil Wilson.
         People: And also with you                                                                    Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.                                                   Liturgist
         Minister: Let us pray                                                                                                                                                      8:45 and 11:15 – Rev. Adriane McGee
                                                                                              *     Hymn of Dedication, No. 539                                     Forest Green
     Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer                                                                     O Spirit of the Living God
       Our Father, who art in heaven                                                                                                                                                                           STEWARDSHIP REPORT
        hallowed be thy name.                                                                 *     Blessing of the People                                                          Stewardship is being loyal to your commitment through presence, prayers, service and gifts.
       Thy kingdom come,                                                                                                                                                            Gifts (*Figures for June 5, 2011. These figures are unverified.)
        thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.                                         *     Voluntary          Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire              J.S. Bach
                                                                                                                                      Hymn 651                                       *Budget Contributions for June 5 ..................................................... 47,079.78
       Give us this day our daily bread.                                                                                                                                             *Budget Funds Contributed to Date……………………...….….....795,041.26
       And forgive us our trespasses,                                                                                                                                                *Non-Budgeted Mission and Ministry Gifts to Date ........................ 55,429.25
        as we forgive those who trespass against us.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Capital Campaign (Figures for June 5, 2011)
       And lead us not into temptation,
                                                                                                                                                                                     *Capital Campaign Contributions for June 5 ..................................... 6,521.50
        but deliver us from evil.                                                                 We welcome this morning, The Rev. Dr. Richard D. Hogue who served
                                                                                                  for 37 years as a Pastor in the Baltimore Washington Conference of the             *Total Campaign Gifts Year to Date…………………..……………99,325.15
       For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
                                                                                                  United Methodist Church. His academic degrees were awarded by Duke                Presence (June 5, 2011)
        forever. Amen.
                                                                                                  University, Candler School of Theology, and Wesley Theological                      Worship – 768; Sunday School – 546; Visitors –51; First Time Visitors – 7.
                                                                                                  School. He and his wife, Elizabeth, moved to Summerville in 2007 and
     Offertory                Come Down, O Love Divine                         arr. W. Held       enjoy being part of the Bethany Church family. Their daughter, Emilie,
                                                                                                  also resides in Summerville and their son, Jonathan, in Austin, Texas.
*    Presentation of Tithes and Offerings                                                         Richard’s current interests include teaching theology, serving on the
                                                                                                  Board of China Outreach Ministries, assisting fellow pastors in the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Read the Bethany Beacon or Weekly News Online
*    Doxology, No. 94                                                 Lasst Uns Erfreuen          Charleston area, serving as a court appointed advocate for children,              If you read the Bethany Beacon online, consider subscribing to the email
                                                                                                  serving on Emmaus teams, collecting wood and glass art, cooking and               version and “opting out” of the paper version. You’ll help the church save on
                                                                                                  hosting dinner parties, and exploring the many interesting features of the        the costs of ink, paper and postage! To subscribe to the online version, or to
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