This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday June 16, 2019

Loving God and Loving Others without fear, shame, guilt or doubt

Welcome!

Thank you for coming to Grace Communion Monrovia today. Your presence at church is a blessing to us. We pray that you enjoy the worship service and are able to meet with many of our members.

A Gift For You – If this is your first time with us, we have a welcome gift for you. Please stop by our Information table in the pool viewing area after to complete a guest information card and pick up your gift. Thank you for coming.

Blessings to you in Jesus’ love,

Pastor Craig Kuhlman

June 16, 2019 – Father’s Day

Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality – No Snacks today

For those in need of prayer – please see our Pastoral Team or Elders immediately following service until 11:15 (we have access to the building until 11:30 when Y staff prepares to open to members)

Please visit our information table for:

  1. Personal Prayer Guide
  2. 52-Week Bible Reading Plan
  3. Flourishing Care Groups
  4. Our Beliefs and Pastor’s priorities
  5. GCM Planning Statements
  6. We Believe (Adults)
  7. We Believe (Youth)
  8. Statement of Beliefs (booklet)
  9. The God Revealed in JC – A Brief Introduction to Trinitarian Faith (booklet)

WORSHIP SERVICE – Father’s Day

June 16, 2019

Call to Worship………………………………………Great Is Thy Faithfulness  

Praise Songs……………………………………………….. Who You Say I Am

How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

                                                                                                                                                                Worship in Giving 

Offertory Music …………………………..………………. He Knows My Name

Joyful Voices 

Sermon…………………………………………………………………….. Pastor Craig

“A Father – Son Relationship” (Luke 15:11-32)

Final Song…………………………………………………….Good, Good Father

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week 

Wednesday Flourishing Care Group (7:30-8:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia.

Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) led my Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena. We are studying the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard.

Thursday Evening Bible Class is on summer break.

Saturday Flourishing Care Group (6:30-7:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 8203 Santa Ynez St. San Gabriel

Intercessory Prayer

Prayer update for Ruth Jebens – The non-invasive cardiac procedure will happen on June 19th. She will be at a high risk of stroke until the procedure and then again after the procedure for the first 30 days. The first week after the she is home is crucial. So please keep Ruth and her daughter Eve in our prayers.

Continued prayer for our mission fields (1. Northern parish surrounding the Y; 2. Y Board and staff; 3. Y members; 4. City of Monrovia; 5. Church scattered communities of friends, relatives, etc., in our respective circles of influence).

Upcoming Dates

June 23rd – Combined Church Worship and Picnic at 11:00 am.

The picnic will be held at Monrovia’s Recreation Park located at 600 S. Shamrock Ave. Monrovia. (Walking distance from the Y.) Bring a potluck dish to share with others. Food must be ready to serve. Lemonade and water will be provided.

July 7th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with R – Z. 

July 10th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 – 2:00 pm led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

July 21st – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – H.

October 19-20th Marriage Retreat – Grace Communion Monrovia is planning a Marriage Retreat at the Embassy Suites in Arcadia. If you are interested and know of others who would like to attend, please reserve the dates. More information will be coming.

 

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversary in June.

Larry & Judith Omasta                       6/5/1966          53 yrs.

Ruperto & Connie Pajela                  6/11/1977        42 yrs.

Mario and Lucy Slivar                       6/21/1969        50 yrs.

 

Theme / Scripture for 2019

“If we want to go fast in renewal, go alone,

If we want to go far in renewal, we go together” 

“Knowing and growing in Jesus” – (2 Peter 1:1-11)

 

Getting Involved in Whole-Life Discipleship

 

Groups (Growing/Being – Heart and Soul)

 

Classes (Learning – Mind)

 

Teams (Service by Doing – Strength/Body)

(See Pastor Craig to engage in Spiritual Formation/Growth, Study, Service)

 

Pastoral Team

 

Craig Kuhlman, Lead Pastor (626) 222-8714

kuhlmancraig@gmail.com

 

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

Mshalh516@yahoo.com

 

Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor

2gfred@gmail.com, Cell (626) 824-2439

 

Ed Stonick, Assistant Pastor (213) 804-3411

edstonick@att.net

Mailing Address: PO Box 1714, Monrovia, CA 91017-5714

Church Location: 501 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

www.gcmonrovia.org

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