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BETHANY e-BULLETIN 9.9.2021

Our livestream worship service Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. is available on our website at bethanymoline.com and on Facebook for those who choose to or need to stay home.   

 
 


  Everyone is invited to join us on September 12th for our        Kick-Off breakfast at 9a in the Fellowship Hall!  After              our meal, we will  discuss what's coming up at Bethany.

Then, invite your friends and family to join us for our Worship Service at 10:30.  We will start a new series, "Afterlife:  What's Next?"  

On September 19th, Equipping Hour classes will begin
for all ages;  then plan to stay after worship service for
a cookout!        It's  another great  opportunity  to bring
your guests!



Men's and Women's Bible studies will begin October 6th!
Both will meet on the 1st & 3rd Wed of October, November & December from 9 to 11.
The men will be doing a study in Hebrews by John MacArthur and will
meet at the Blomquist home.
The women will be doing a study by Priscilla Shirer,
"He Speaks to Me," meeting at the church.
For more details contact David or Robin Blomquist (797-4517)


Join our Zoom prayer meeting WEDNESDAY, September 22nd
from 7:30-8:00p
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85427977901


Afterlife:  What’s Next?
 
 
What should we make of near-death experiences? 
 
Some things the Bible is crystal clear on.  For example, the gospel:  That Jesus died and rose again as a perfect sacrifice to pay for our sin so we can have permanent forgiveness and eternal life, starting right now.  Other things are not revealed with the same clarity.  Questions we have about life and death can only be partially answered definitively by Scripture.  For example, reports of millions of people of “near-death experiences” where they claim to have gone to heaven and returned.  In spite of the fact that the vast majority of these reports contain the same or similar elements (bright light, sensing perfect love, the presence of God, etc.) they cannot be completely confirmed by what we know from Scripture.  So what do we make of them?  Does the Bible help us at all in that question?  If so, how?  And, most importantly what difference does it all make?
 
Join us this Sunday at 10:30am in person or online as we explore what the Bible has to say about death, life, and the afterlife!
 

He, however, took her by the hand and called, saying, “Child, arise!” And her spirit returned, and she got up immediately; and He gave orders for something to be given her to eat. (Luke 8:54-55)
 
 A NOTE FROM PASTOR JERRY  
  
 
Fall Kickoff has arrived!
 
Please plan to join us this Sunday to green newcomers and please invite as many as possible.  Here is a link you can share with our promo video:
 
https://www.facebook.com/bethanybaptistchurchmoline/videos/4555744214477667
 
God has given us the privilege of reaching this generation at this time in history.  It is our unique mission!  What we do now will echo into eternity, so let’s do it well!  I believe God will use our efforts to reach many who need Jesus right now!  Please join me in prayer for this weekend and the weeks to come!
 
See you on Sunday!


Jerry Schrick, Senior Pastor


COMING SEPTEMBER 25 - WILDCAT DEN PICNIC & HIKE
Mark your calendar and watch for details!

For the month of September, Bethany Baptist Church Food Pantry will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable red "My Heart" Bag at the Hy-Vee store located at the Hy-Vee at 750 42nd Avenue Drive, Moline.
If you have a prayer request, please click HERE.

To get real-time prayer requests through our email Prayer Network, click HERE.

Use our monthly Prayer Calendar:
SEPTEMBER CALENDAR   CALENDAR OF NAMES
 
                             
                                         
       August 29, 2021                                               Weekly Need 2021:  $6,656
       Attendance          70                                         YTD Budget          $ 239,616
      Giving          $  4,443                                         YTD Giving           $ 189,295

      September 5, 2021
      Attendance           81
      Giving           $ 6,196

 
        Student Ministry  -   
        Students in 6th - 12th grades meet for
        special events throughout the summer. 

PLEASE NOTE THE
CHANGE OF DATES:

We cannot wait for our kick off on SEPTEMBER 14th!   Invite your friends for a night of food, fun, and Jesus!

We are about to KICK OFF another exciting year of BETHANY STUDENTS
             Here is what is going to be happening in the next few weeks!
 
   -  September 12-  BETHANY KICK-OFF
      SUNDAY
-  All students are invited to have 
      breakfast with us and find out what what
      we will be doing during Equipping Hour
      - 9 AM at the church!
 
   - September 14-  KICK-OFF TUESDAY-  Let
      the games begin!  Invite all your friends to
      experience an amazing night of food, fun, and JESUS!  6:30-8 in the GYM
                              
Contact Joe Greenwald at joe@bethanymoline.com,
or 309.669.6281

bethanymoline.com/ministries/students

Use our online giving portal as you are led to give your tithes and your offerings by clicking HERE.

To access our online church directory, you can go to our website by clicking here.  Please submit additions or changes you may have to the church office so that we can keep the directory up to date. 



Click on the calendar icon to view the Bethany calendar of events.
September 9-15:  Pregnancy Resources Walk for Life, Kick-Off & Equipping Hour breakfast, Student Ministry kick-off, 

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Thanks to all who give to the Food Pantry through United Way.  Through your donation, we feed over 100 families each year, averaging 30 families each month.
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700 35th Avenue Place
Moine IL  61265
309.764.3041
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