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GETTING

GOD IN

MIND Kettering Adventist Church February 21, 2009 ketsda.org


Serv February 21, 2009 Donald Huff, Worship Leader

Gathering Music — — arr. David Winkler — B.B. McKinney, arr. David Winkler Donald Huff, euphonium

Welcome — Pastor Dan Stevens Call to Worship Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love to me.

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love in this place.

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love to others. .

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love that we can share.

Pass the Peace Christ Offers Us Congregation Singing – Laurie Klein, arr. Holck & High

— arr. Richard Kingsmore — Heber/Dykes, arr. David Winkler Prayer — Pastor Dan Stevens Sermon — “ Pastor Karl Haffner Benediction — Pastor Karl Haffner


Praise Orchestra Donald Huff, Director

Bass Clarinet Beverly Cobb

Tuba Steve Hall

Alto Sax J. J. Blaza

Timpani Lonnie Dorgan Percussion Kay Starkey Joan Ulloth Dorgan

Viola Kerstin Smith

Trumpets Bryan Nickell David Starkey Josh Sweet Dan Townsend Mike Unterseher

Flute Kristan Huff

Horn Caleb Grizzell

Organ Grant Wareham

Clarinet Jessica Blaza Michael Davis Janelle Harvey Emily Unterseher

Trombone Wally Sackett Daniel Udrea

Harp Jonathan Blaza

Violin Eric Beaven Karina Beebe Michelle Beebe Rachel Brown Natalie Dodd Jonathan Sackett Elizabeth Wareham Grant Wareham

Piano Jerry Taylor


Worship February 21, 2009 11:45 a.m.

We Gather Together Gathering Music:

“Alla Rustica” — Antonio Vivaldi...Kettering Strings

We Present Ourselves in Worship Call to Worship...............................................................................Pastor Dan Stevens (congregation standing) Leader: People:

.

Thank you God for your love to me.

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love in this place. .

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love to others.

Leader: People:

Thank you God for your love that we can share.

Pass the Blessing of Christ’s Peace Hymn No. 21:

.............................................tune:

(congregation standing)

Invocation.......................................................................................Pastor Dan Stevens A Time With the Children.............................................................Pastor Dan Stevens

We Present our Tithes and Offerings Offertory:

arr. Claude T Smith.........Kettering Strings


Doxology...............................................................................................from Genevan Psalter Praise God from whom all blessings flow. Praise Him, all creatures here below. Praise Him above, ye heavenly host. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen

Prayer......................................................................................................Katie Woolever ......................................................................Congregation

Hymn 245:

We Learn from God’s Word Sermon:

.............................................................Pastor Karl Haffner

Hymn No. 642:

................................................tune:

We are Sent Out With a Blessing Benediction.....................................................................................Pastor Karl Haffner . . Jerry Taylor, organ

Closing Voluntary:

Next Week, February 28 Karl Haffner presents the second sermon in the

series at 9:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Music by the Spring Valley Academy Choir with the Kettering Church Choir

5 p.m. Heritage Concert Concert of Early American Advent Hymns Spring Valley Academy Choir, Gail Hall, director with Kettering Church Choir, Jerry Taylor, director Harmonium and Hymn Singing


“Getting God in Mind” First message in series: I. The Power of Thinking “A man is what he thinks about all day long” (Emerson). “A man's life is what his thoughts make of it” (Marcus Aurelius). “For as [a man] thinks in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7, NKJV).

II. The Mind as the Landscape of Spiritual Life (Romans 8:6) “The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” A. The mind as “death” B. The mind as “life and peace” Mind is a flowing something. It oscillates. Concentration is merely the continuous return to the same problem from a million angles. So my problem is this: can I bring God back in my mind-flow every few seconds so that God shall always be in my mind as an after-image, shall always be one of the elements in every concept and precept? I choose to make the rest of my life an experiment in answering this question (Frank , p. 7). Laubach,

(2 Corinthians 10:5) “…take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”

III. Three Keys to Cultivating Kingdom Thoughts (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” A. Be joyful always. B. Pray continually. C. Give thanks in all circumstances.

References: John Ortberg, “Living out of Your Mind,” 18 January 2009, at http://data.mppc.org/sermon/transcript/090118_jortberg.pdf John Ortberg, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan), pp. 83-101.


WORSHIP NOTES Participants: Karl Haffner, senior pastor, presents the first sermon in his 5-week series on “Getting God.” Today we consider how we “get God” in our minds. Dan Stevens, pastor for children’s ministries, hosts today’s service and tells the children’s story. Katie Woolever, our church task force worker of creative ministries, presents the Prayers of the People. Jerry Taylor, our minister of worship and music, is the organist – choir director for today’s service. As we gather for worship the Kettering Strings, under the direction of Maretta Alden, play Vivaldi’s Concerto in G Major, RV 151, which is subtitled “Alla Rustica” because of its bucolic rhythms that were strongly associated with shepherds and farm life. This piece is also unique in that there are no “soloists” which is usually the reason for a “concerto”. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (Hymn 21) was chosen because it is one of the few hymns that speak of God’s wisdom. The prevailing metaphor in this hymn is “light” which in addition to illumination, refers to the attainment of knowledge or enlightenment. My Shepherd Will Supply My Need is taken from a choral anthem by Virgil Thompson that has been simplified into a hymn setting found in our Hymnal No. 104. The tune is “pentatonic” meaning it could be played on only the black keys of a piano which was very common in early American tunes. More About Jesus (Hymn 245) was a very popular gospel song written by Eliza Hewitt who was a popular teacher in Philadelphia in the early part of the 20th century. (Hymn 642) was a favorite hymn of Winton Beaven who was one of the pioneers of the Kettering Church and Kettering College of Medical Arts. The hymn was written in 1962 and set to an Irish tune, is based upon Johan Cruger’s great hymn of thanks, . J.S. Bach composed this piece including Crueger’s hymn, with trumpets playing the accompaniment and the choir singing the chorale. The great American organist, Virgil Fox, rearranged it for organ so that the organ’s solo trumpets play the hymn that is accompanied by the full organ.


February 21, 2009

Today’s Services: 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. First Serv Worship Service (sanctuary) 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Sabbath School Classes (see below for the various locations) 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Worship Service (sanctuary)

The Church at Study 10:30 a.m. Lesson Quarterly Classes and Other Adult Classes Main Floor Lesson Study................................................S-1 Taught by: Gerry Greene Next Week: Randy Daniel Lesson Study & Discussion..........................S-3 Taught by: David VanDenburgh Next Week: David VanDenburgh Bible Study & Discussion.......NE Fellowship Hall Taught by: Ted Ramirez Next Week: Brian Smith Contemporary Christian Living.................CFH Taught by: Joe Nicosia Next Week: Wally Sackett Book of Revelation Study.......NW Fellowship Hall Taught by: Norman Meager & George Bestpitch

Memory Text “Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good.”

Young Adult Class — meets in Nelson Conference Center, lower level of Kettering Hospital, across from the cafeteria. Come join us for a “Sabbath School alternative” 10 - 11:30 a.m. (breakfast provided).


Coming Events TODAY — February 21, 2009 Flowers Today — Glenn Hoffman SVA Youth Rally Today — 10 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. programs. A free ‘haystack’ lunch will be provided. All programs at SVA/Ridgeville, 946 E. Lower Springboro Road, Springboro, OH 45066. Father Daughter Banquet — Registration at the table in the narthex for banquet on Saturday, February 28, in fellowship hall from 7-9 p.m. Hospitality Ministry — As you enjoy refreshment and conversation at our Hospitality Cart in the narthex, please remember to keep drink, food, cups, etc., in that area alone, disposing properly of items, and keeping young ones under your supervision as they enjoy their visit to the cart. Worship Bags — Parents of small children can check out (honor system) worship bags for their little ones in three different age groups: 0-2, 3-4, & 5-6 from the red cart in the north foyer. Please follow the same routine used in the library for checking out and returning the bags. Thank you. Concert — 2:30 p.m. The Wilberforce University Choir will be in concert at the Dale Wright Memorial SDA Church, 7409 Conservancy Road, Germantown, OH. PETZ Ministry — 3 p.m. Meet at Sycamore Glen Health Care Center to take animals around to the residents Elders Meeting — 3:30 - 5 p.m. in S-1. (across from church office). Sunset — 6:19 p.m.

The Prayer Ministry Team invites you to pray for the leader/teachers for our GETTING GOD UNIVERSITY classes beginning this Tuesday evening.

THIS COMING WEEK — SUNDAY — February 22 SVA Family Fun Night Fair — 4 - 7 p.m. at the SVA/Ridgeville Campus. See bulletin insert.

TUESDAY — February 24 GETTING GOD UNIVERSITY — 6 - 8 p.m. Pathfinder Staff Meeting — 7 p.m. at the Centerville SDA Church.

WEDNESDAY — February 25 Youth Handbells — 5 - 6 p.m. Puppet Practice — 6 - 7:30 p.m. String Orchestra — 6 - 7 p.m. Choir Rehearsal — 6 -7:30 p.m. Advent Ringers — 7:40 - 8:50 p.m. Kettering Brass — 7:40 - 9 p.m. Praise Orchestra — 7:40 - 9 p.m.

FRIDAY — February 27 Singing Bands — 6:45 p.m. Meet in the Kettering Hospital lobby. Sunset — 6:25 p.m.

NEXT SABBATH — February 28 Pastor Karl Haffner continues our sermon series, “ .” 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Serv in the sanctuary. at Kettering Hospital lower level across from the cafeteria. 10:30 a.m. Sabbath School 11:45 a.m. Worship Service in the sanctuary. No Blood Pressure Checks this month.


That You May Know KETTERING CHURCH FAMILY

COMMUNITY

Concert Helpers — A special thank-you to Kettering College of Medical Arts for sponsoring the Concert last Friday night, February 13, and to elders, deacons, staff, greeters, parking lot attendants, and all those who made the event such a great success. We had a “full house” ( pews, choir loft, aisles, etc.), and the love offering exceeded $3,700. Those who attended were very grateful to have the opportunity to attend the concert in this location. Thank You —

Rocking Chair Needed — A Kettering College student soon to deliver first baby would like a rocking chair. If you have one to share, please call Robyn Fell, 436-0707 and leave a message. Thank you. Good Neighbor House Fundraiser — Community Day at Elder Beerman, pick up your coupon booklet from the church office for a $5 donation. You get a coupon for $10 off on a $10 or more purchase on February 28, plus eight 20% off coupons, plus much more. The GNH will get to keep 100% of the proceeds from this event. Pathfinder Helpers Needed — The Pathfinder Club is beginning a new session of honors and is currently looking for honor teachers to teach nature classes two Tuesday evenings per month. We are also in need of male and female counselors. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Judy Schoun, director, at 848-8212. Day of Caring Pancake Brunch — Sunday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 6430 Far Hills Ave. Help the hungry. Adult donation: $6.00, Senior Citizens or Children under 12: $4.00

— Rose Good Heritage Concert — The Kettering Church and Spring Valley Academy Choirs will present a concert of early advent hymns on Saturday, February 28, at 5 p.m. in our sanctuary. The concert, directed by Gail Hall and Jerry Taylor, will include anthems, an authentic pump organ, brass and audience hymn singing. Plan to come and bring your family and friends to this free concert.

SPRING VALLEY ACADEMY Cell Phone Collection —The Senior Class of Spring Valley Academy is collecting used cell phones and cell phone parts for their mission trip fundraiser. Please bring any old cell phones and put them in the white and green box located in the north foyer of the church. Thank You!

GETTING GOD

Remember the GETTING GOD UNIVERSITY begins this Tuesday night. Attend the class of your choice.

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Middle School Small Groups

Health Nugget Body: Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Mind: Don’t worry about things you can’t control. Spirit: Value all living things. — Your Health Ministries Team

We will be having Middle School Small Groups Wednesdays at the Hotellings’ home (5366 Hathaway Road in Lebanon) from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Supper will be provided. All Middle School aged children are welcome as we learn more about Knowing, Following, and Sharing Jesus. Call Dann Hotelling with questions at 937-689-0170.


Faith comes by hearing...the Word of God. Romans 10:17. With the Getting God sermon series, we are encouraging people to get more into the Word of God. To assist in that mission, we’d like to give you a FREE gift: the entire New Testament on an MP3 disc. By listening to this dramatized reading of Scripture, you will cover all 27 books in less than 40 days. What is an MP3 disc? MP3 are a new audio format that saves memory space without sacrificing sound quality. MP3 discs can be played on: Ÿ Almost all computers with a CD or DVD drive Ÿ Many home DVD players Ÿ Ipods and other MP3 players Ÿ CD players labeled “MP3 compatible” like in newer cars and home stereo systems If you don’t have an MP3 player, you can order, for $20, a BibleStick already loaded with any version of the New Testament or 16 CD’s of the dramatized New Testament from Faith Comes by Hearing. Just use the card enclosed in the free disc holder or order online at FaithComesByHearing.com (enter promo code YGTT8 for the discount). You may also choose from hundreds of languages for your translation of the New Testament. So get your copy (1 per family, please) of the You’ve Got the Time disc, and plan to get into the Word of God starting today!

Complete Bulletin 02-21-09  

Bulletin of the Kettering SDA Church