This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday September 22, 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

 

September 22, 2019

 

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

Children’s Church today.

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

September 22, 2019

Call to Worship……………………………………………………..Step by Step

Praise Songs…………………………………………………Every Move I Make

                                                                                           …………………………………………………………………………….Who You Say I Am

                                                                                                                                                        Worship in Giving

 

Offertory Music ……………………………………………………..Grace Alone

Katrina Curdy, flute solo

 

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

“A Healthy Church Needs a Healthy Pastor”

2 Corinthians 1:24; James 3:1

 

Final Song………………………………………….We Wanna See Jesus Lifted High

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Today – Choir Practice (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) at 1424 Third Street, Duarte, 91010

Tuesday Flourishing Care Group (6:30-7:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena.

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

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

 

Service Opportunities 

We Need Greeters! Please help us at the door! We will have a Greeter training session on Sept 22 and repeated on Sept 29 at 9:15 am. Please feel welcome if you are curious about or want to become involved as a Greeter. If you know of someone else who might be interested in joining us, please bring them along, too!  We’ll meet in the lobby for about 20 minutes. Please see Asst. Pastor Fred Stevens.

Intercessory Prayer

Passing of Frances Weber – Glen Weber’s mother passed away this past week. She was 90 years of age and had been a member of GCI for 61 years. Please remember the Weber family in your prayers at this time of grief.

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

October 6th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – M.

October 19-20th Marriage Retreat – Grace Communion Monrovia welcomes you to our annual Marriage Seminar. Brochures are on the table or feel free to contact Manuel Hamme at 626-568-0475 for more information. Registration and payment are due by October 1st

October 20th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with N – Z.

November 3rd – Daylight Saving Time ends. Remember to set clocks back.  

 

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

Ronald & Linda Morgan                     9/5/1971                      48 years

Manuel & Autumn Hamme              9/5/1993                      26 years

Ed & Nancy Stonick                             9/7/1975                      44 years

Franklin & Cora Guice                         9/10/1961                    58 years

James & Martha Alaniz                       9/14/1975                    44 years

 

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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