Bethany Community Church
September 11, 2016 Sunday Worship Service
Locations & Times
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  • Five Points Washington
    360 N Wilmor Rd, Washington, IL 61571, USA
    Saturday 9:00 AM
Welcome to Bethany Community Church!
We are glad you are with us today. Please fill out a care card and place it in the baskets as you exit the theater. Visit our Welcome Center to learn more about our ministries or pick up a welcome bag from one of the side tables in the theater.

Visit Us Online

For more information, upcoming events, and how to get involved, visit the Bethany Community website.

http://www.bethanycommunitychurch.org
Can-a-thon Marathon
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Today & Sunday, September 18

We will be collecting canned and non-perishable food items to help fill the shelves of the W.H.I.P Food Pantry. Additional information and shopping lists are available at the tables in the theater and the Welcome Center. Donations can be dropped off at the Welcome Center.
Sunday Night Service
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Tonight | 6pm at BCC

All families are invited to this evening service. There will be a quarterly meeting following the service. Among those being approved for membership are: David & Ellie Nielsen, Mike & Brenda Roley, Josh & Kara Sauder, and Mike & Sharon Williams. Childcare is provided for children through 2nd grade.



Baptismal Service
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We'll be celebrating baptisms on Sunday, September 25. If you would like to be baptized, call the church office or contact Pastor Daniel.
Sermon Notes:

“Spirit-Filled Martyrdom”
Acts 7:54-8:3

Main Idea: We must be filled with the Spirit if we are to have a Christ-like response in the midst of persecution.



In the midst of suffering persecution, the Spirit-filled Christian …


• Remains confident of Christ’s ________/________.


• Remains confident of their own ________ ________.


• Remains confident of their suffering’s ________ ________.



Discussion Questions
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1. In what ways is it encouraging that Christ's authority/dominion is unshakable? When will you most need to be reminded of this? How will you go about reinforcing this truth in your own heart? ...in your own home?

2. Why is it important to remain confident in your own eternal destiny in the midst of persecution? Do you ever struggle in this area? If so, how can you grow in confidence and help/be helped by others to grow?

3. How is suffering's value strategic? How does this help you to persevere in maintaining Christ-like responses in the midst of trials/persecutions?

Questions and Prayer Requests

Please click on the link below to submit your questions and/or prayer requests.

http://www.bethanycommunitychurch.org/com/event_registration.asp?id=70

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Order of Service
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Greater Than We Can Imagine
Life at Bethany
Crown Him With Many Crowns
Fairest
Tithes & Offerings
Special Music
Sermon - “Spirit-Filled Martyrdom” Acts 7:54-8:3
Pastor Art Georges
Jesus Only Jesus
Benediction
Thank You for Joining Us!
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We are so glad you came.