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Website: www.tabernaclechurch.com  E-mail: tbc@mtcnet.net

Pastor Bryan Anderson, Pastor of Leadership

Pastor Ryan Schultz, Pastor of Student Ministries

Stan Korthals, Pastor of Discipleship

Pastor Oryn Meinerts, Senior Adult Ministries

Eldon Johnson, Ministries’ Facilitator

December 16, 2018

Sunday School Children: 9:45 AM; Adult 10:00 AM

Sunday Morning Worship:  1st Service 8:30 AM; 2nd Service 10:45 AM


Opening Hymn #139 “Go Tell It on the Mountain”

Tim Mauldin

Opening Prayer

Tom Cole

Scripture:  Matthew 2:1-12 Tom Cole

Directed by Tim Mauldin

Hymn #137 “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Tim Mauldin

Announcements & Pastoral Prayer

Pastor Bryan Anderson

General Fund Offering

Offertory by Kristi Donaker & Mary Jo Huls

Special Music

Peter Carlson “Mary, Did You Know?”

Message: Sign in the Stars, Matthew 2

Pastor Bryan Anderson

Closing Hymn #123 “Thou Didst Leave They Throne” (vs 1)

Tim Mauldin


Tonight at 5:00 PM, Caroling & Soup & Pie


12/16 Infant: Crystal K, Tori VH 12/23 Infant: Stacy R , Sadie R
          Toddler: Colleen N/Josiah D

Kally M

          Toddler: Andrea & Michaella J
          S.S: Jody K, Lori DJ           S.S: Rachel A, Eva K
          2nd   Emma T, Glenda L           2nd: Ashton K, Kaitlyn N
Aaron Van Bruggen
12/16 Hannah Anderson 12/23 Ian Van Grootheest
Coffee Ministry
12/16 Lori VL & Crystal K 12/23 Kim & Kevin TenHaken
          Brian & Jill Kruse           Todd R & Trisha H
Visitor Table
12/16 Todd & Lori Carstensen 12/23 Dave & Bev DeYounge
          Randy & Misty Arends           Steve & Lynette Steenhoven
12/19 Karie A & Shawna H 12/26 Christmas Break-No Club


Last Sunday

General $18,515.86; Bdg. $17,256.56; Mission $1,242.00;

Attendance: AM 400; PM 420

Cubbies 30, Sparks 49, T & T 76, Matrix 142, Women’s Bible Study 17




Today   4:00 PM Deacons Meeting
    5:00 PM Caroling & Soup & Pie Supper
Monday   4:30 PM Lights & Sights Excursion, Sioux Falls
Wednesday   No Bible Study due to funeral of Ervin Backer
    7:00 PM AWANA/Matrix Ministries
    7:00 PM Women’s Bible Study
Next Sunday No Sunday School



(Continuing needs are included on our Wednesday Prayerlist)

Gloria Prins of George will be having surgery on her jaw on Monday at Spencer.  Please keep her in your prayers.

Doug Lenz of George had a serious surgery in Rochester on Thursday. Please pray for his healing.

Paul Hollesen of Hull, son of Ruby Hollesen will have surgery on Monday at the Sioux Center Hospital.


12/16 Crystal Kock 12/18 Noah Jumbeck
          Chad Hoogendoorn 12/19 Penny Duckett (5)
          Tess Betz           Aislynn Diaz
12/17 Rachel Anderson 12/21 Tucker Eben (5)
          Bill Vust 12/22 Robert Hoting
          Josh Meinders           Veronica Gonzalez
          Tyce Jenness 12/23 Denny Ellis
12/18 Jesse Kramer           Steve Kruse
12/20 Wendell & Sharon Kampman 12/23 Robert & Rhonda Hoting (1)
12/22 John & Ruth Heyer           Chris & Emmy Nell (10)
          Marcus & Linnie Ditsworth  


Come with your family and join the fun as we go caroling this afternoon starting at 5:00 PM.  People with the last names A-L, please bring pies and the last names of M-Z, please bring chili or chicken soup.  Please bring the soup in hot.  Volunteers are welcome in the kitchen.  Come for a great time of caroling with good food and fellowship.


There will be a short mandatory Haiti Mission trip meeting today in Pastor Bryan’s office at 9:30 AM.  This meeting is for those going on the trip.


There was a beautiful gold ring lost here at the church at the SS Children’s program last Sunday evening.  If you know of anyone that found it, would you please contact the church office?  Thank you.


Everyone is welcome to join the LIGHTS & SIGHTS EXCURSION to Brandon and Sioux Falls on Monday, December 17, leaving the church at 4:30 PM with the church vans.  The excursion, led by Kevin and Kim TenHaken, will include a “Treat Yourself” meal and tour of the lights & sights of Sioux Falls.  If you plan on going, please sign up on the sign-up sheet on the foyer bulletin board.  If you have any questions, contact the TenHakens or the church office.


Our sympathy to the family of Ervin Backer of Sibley.  He passed away on Wednesday evening at the Country View Manor in Sibley.  His funeral will be here at Tabernacle on Wednesday morning at 10:30 AM.  Group 1 will be serving the lunch.


For those of you who would like to make fudge for the prisoners in the South Dakota State Prison, please have it in the church old kitchen by noon on TODAY.  If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Oryn. (475-3692) or (712-400-0223).


Come out and shop to support jobs in Haiti this Sunday the 16th and next Sunday the 23rd.  We will be open from 9-11 by the coffee area.


Here is a list of items that the Tytoo Orphanage in Haiti is in need of:


These are things the clinic needs: Adult Tylenol, Children’s and Infant Tylenol, Adult Ibuprofen, Children’s and Infant Ibuprofen, Neosporin or any antibiotic cream, Adult vitamins, Children’s vitamins, Adult allergy meds, Children’s allergy meds, Tums and Children;s cold medicine.


We are also looking for financial donations for the computer lab project.  Our team will be helping in building a computer lab building at the school.  If you can help out or have items to donate, contact Deric or Amber Den Hartog.  Thanks for your support!



December 24 6:00 PM TAB Christmas Eve Service
January 11-18 Haiti Mission Trip
January 19 Jason Gray Concert here at TAB
January 20 Annual Church Business Meeting



Advent of the Savior  taught by Ken Beyer & Walter Vust Room 203
Tough Questions taught by Roger Lamfers Room 307
Marriage 102—Building a Kingdom Marriage taught by Stan Korthals Room 308
Old Testament taught by Pastor Bryan Anderson & Don Kramer Room 300
College & Career; Role of the Holy Spirit in our Lives taught by Pastor Ryan Room 310


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