Announcements

WEEKLY SCRIPTURE READING

12/10 Be persistent in your prayers and don’t lose hope Luke 11:5-8 12/11 Without God’s help, you cannot withstand temptation Matthew 26:31-36 12/12 God is glorified in the glory of his saints Romans 8: 1-8 12/13 The damned in hell are filled with bitter regret Mark 9:47-48 12/14 Jesus Christ is the fullness of God’s revelation Hebrews 1:1-4 12/15 When you see a crucifix, remember what Jesus did 2 Cor. 5:21 12/16 God wants you to be holy, nothing less Ephesians 1:4

WORLD AIDS DAY

 Is held on December 1st each year. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Saginaw, Michigan Branch; and the Great Lakes Bay Health Centers in conjunction with the Saginaw HIV/AIDS Taskforce will commemorate World Aids Day 2018 with various free community events: 14 foot AIDS Red Ribbon from November 26th-December 2nd at the Saginaw County Courthouse; Community HIV Educational Screening & Discussion of the Film “90 Days. The event will be held on Friday, November 30th from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at SVRC Tuscola Educational Center. Status Matters 2018 Saginaw World AIDS Day Poetry/Essay Contest open to Arthur Read More …

POINSETTIA SALE

Join the Lay in decorating the Altar for Christmas. Cost is $12.00. Order forms can be found in the mall area. Return completed forms with money to the office or Sis. Waunita Pettiford by December 16, 2018

HOLIDAY GALA 2018

Bethel Family & Friends, it’s that time of year….Please join us for our 10th Annual Gala Celebration on Friday, December 14, 2018, at the Horizon’s Conference Center. For more information, please see Sis. Gracie Witherspoon or Sylvia McAfee for more information

LAFFOON OPEN HOUSE

Bethel Family let’s officially celebrate the moving of the Laffoon family into their new home here in Saginaw. We have welcomed them to our church and our hears, now let’s assist with house warming gifts and/or services. We will sponsor an Open House on Sunday, December 16th after the worship service in the Fellowship Hall. Please bless their new home with items such as: Linens (bath towels, bed, blankets, pillows, comforters) Kitchen items, Household items, Lawn and Garden items. Services: Gardening design and planting, leaf raking, eaves trough cleaning, spring lawn clean-up, etc. Gift cards and money are also appropriate

FESTIVAL OF CHOIR CELEBRATION

Will be held on Sunday, December 2nd at 4:00 p.m. The theme is “O Come Let Us Sing Unto the Lord, Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation”. There will be representation from all 8 choirs. This is a great celebration of Bethel’s Music Ministry. Come and help us celebrate this festive occasion listening to beautiful Christmas music. Demona Reed, Minister of Music

DAILY BIBLE READINGS

11/26 Pray these words when you feel you have lost all hope Psalm 142:1-2 11/27 If you love God, lust has no place in your heart Romans 13:14 11/28 Always seek the good of your neighbor Galatians 6:2 11/29 The Lord is pleased with those who are humble Matthew 5:5 11/30 When tempted by passions, trust in God Romans 7:13-24 12/1 Through the gospel, priests become our fathers 1 Cor. 4:14-16 12/2 Scripture and Tradition are necessary for the church Luke 1:1-4