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,
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,
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
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
118 West Third South Street, Summerville, SC 29483
7 pm UMW Executive Board, 118
Dates Available for the Flower Calendar videotaped and made available for viewing on our www.bethany-umc.com
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 www.twitter.com/BethanyUMC
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you 5:30 am Men’s Prayer Group, 222 www.facebook.com/BethanySummerville
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, email@example.com), 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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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
* 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)
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
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