This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday February 17, 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

February 17, 2019

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

Children’s Church Today

Hospitality – No snacks today

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 TrinitarianFaith (booklet)

WORSHIP SERVICE

February 17, 2019

Call to Worship……………………………I Could Sing of Your Love Forever

Praise Songs……………………………………………………Scandal of Grace  

……………………………………………………………..Holy and Anointed One

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ……………………………………………………Open Heaven  

Redida Edwards and Koa Shima

Sermon …………”The God of Negative Space” (John 16:33)…Nan Kuhlman

Final Song ………………………I Could Sing of Your Love Forever (reprise)

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 by Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena, (Interactive Study on James by Cathy Deddo).

Thursday Evening Bible Class (7:00-8:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia

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

Intercessory Prayer

Upcoming Dates

March 3 – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – H. 

March 10 – Daylight saving time begins – Set your clock one hour forward.

March 13th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00-2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

*Unless we determine TODAY we have at least 5 interested – this class won’t be offered* New Bible Class beginning (March – April) – “Spiritual Formation.”  This class will serve as a guide to describe the process of conforming our hearts to the heart of JC.  Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested.

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversaries in February;  

No anniversaries this month

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

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133

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

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

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

www.gcmonrovia.org

This week at GC-Monrovia Service, Sunday February 10, 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

February 10, 2019

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

Children’s Church Today

Hospitality – No snacks today

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

February 10, 2019

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

Praise Song…………………………………………………………This is the Day

………………………………………………………….  I Will Call Upon the Lord

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………People Get Ready

Joyful Voices

Sermon Transforming Life Lessons for the Church today – from Ephesus (Eph. 4:1-16 – Part 8) – Part 2……….…………………………..…Pastor Craig

Final Song …………………………………………………Glory to God Forever

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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

Wednesday  – Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck (12:00-2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30–11:00 am) led by Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena, (Interactive Study on James by Cathy Deddo).

Thursday Evening Bible Class (7:00-8:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia

Intercessory Prayer

Upcoming Dates

February 17 – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with R-Z.

Please note that beginning in February we are discontinuing our potluck practice due to inconvenience of non-warming dishes, and will move to two snack days on the first and third of each month. 

*Tentative until reaching at least 5* New Bible Class beginning (March – April) – “Spiritual Formation.”  This class will serve as a guide to describe the process of conforming our hearts to the heart of JC.  Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested.  We will limit the class size to 10

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversaries in February;  

No anniversaries this month

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

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133

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

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

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

www.gcmonrovia.org

This week at GC-Monrovia Service, Sunday February 3, 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


February 3, 2019

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

Children’s Church Today 

Hospitality– No snacks today 

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

February 3, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………………………All Things 

Praise Song…………………………………………………….Be Bold Be Strong 

………………………………………….  Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) 

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ……………………………Give Of Your Best To the Master 

Frank Guice

SermonTransforming Life Lessons for the Church today – from Ephesus
(Eph. 4:1-16 – Part 8)………….………………………………..…Pastor Craig

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 by Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena, (Interactive Study on James by Cathy Deddo). 

Thursday Evening Bible Class(7:00-8:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia

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

Intercessory Prayer

Upcoming Dates

February 13th– Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck (12:00-2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena. 

February 17 – Snacks on the patio 

Please note that beginning in February we are discontinuing our potluck practice due to inconvenience of non-warming dishes, and will move to two snack days on the first and third of each month.  Because of timing we will not have snacks today.

New Bible Class beginning (March – April) – “Spiritual Formation.” This class will serve as a guide to describe the process of conforming our hearts to the heart of JC.  Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested. We will limit the class size to 10

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversaries in February;  

No anniversaries this month

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

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133

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

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

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

www.gcmonrovia.org


This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday December 30 , 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – DECEMBER 30, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am • 501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Koa Shima

Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig
Hospitality – No Snacks

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, January 3, 2018: Thursday Eve Bible class (7 – 8 pm) will be held at Pastor Craig’s home.

Thursday morning Bible classes will resume January 10.

SUNDAY,  January 6, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Communion will be offered
Hospitality – No Snacks


This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday December 23, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – DECEMBER 23, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am • 501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Laura Urista

Teen/Young Adults AND Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig
Hospitality – No Snacks

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, December 27, 2018

Note: All Flourishing groups, Thursday Morning and Thursday Eve Bible classes are cancelled until January.

SUNDAY,  December 30, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality – No Snacks

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday December 16, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – DECEMBER 16, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am •501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Koa Shima

Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality — No Snacks

Choir practice (11:45-1:30) at Sue Braden’s house

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, December 20, 2018

Bible class (9:30 – 11:00 am) will be held at the home of Larry and Judith Omasta.

NOTE: All Flourishing groups and Thursday eve classes are cancelled until January.

SUNDAY December 23, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality — No Snacks

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday December 9, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – DECEMBER 9, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am •501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Redida Edwards

Teen/Young Adults AND Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality –Snacks (Last Names A-H)

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, December 13, 2018

Bible class (9:30 – 11:00 am) will be held at the home of Larry and Judith Omasta.

Note: All Flourishing groups and Thursday Eve Bible class are cancelled until January.

SUNDAY, December 16, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality–No Snacks

Choir practice after church at Sue Braden’s house (11:45-1:15)



This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday November 25, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – NOVEMBER 25, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am • 501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Redida Edwards

Teen/Young Adults and Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality – No Snacks

 

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, November 29, 2018

Bible class (9:30 – 11:00 am) will be held at the home of Larry and Judith Omasta.

Note: All Flourishing Care groups are cancelled until January.

            Thursday Eve Bible class (7:00 – 8:00 pm) will be held at Pastor Craig’s home  138 Mauna Loa Drive in Monrovia. We will continue with the series “We Believe” on GCI doctrine and theology.  This will be the last Thursday evening Bible class until January 3, 2019

 

SUNDAY,  December 2, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

 Communion will be offered

Hospitality – No Snacks

This week at GC-Monrovia, Service: Sunday, November 18, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – NOVEMBER 18, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am • 501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Laura Urista

Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality – No Snacks

 Seniors’ Appreciation Luncheon (Monrovian restaurant, 534 S. Myrtle Ave.) from 11:30 am-3:00 pm for those 60+ who’ve signed up.

 

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, November 22, 2018

All Thursday activities are cancelled. Happy Thanksgiving!

Note: All Flourshing groups are cancelled until January.

            Thursday night Bible study will be held on November 29,
then cancelled until January 3.
 
Thursday morning is cancelled on December 20, 27
and January 3 and resumes on January 10th.



SUNDAY, November 25, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality – No Snacks

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday November 11, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – NOVEMBER 11, 2018
(10:00 – 11:00 am • 501 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

Worship Leader: Redida Edwards

Teens/Young Adults AND Children’s Church today

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality – Snacks (last names R-Z)


WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES, November 14, 2018 

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck 12 noon

led by Pastor Craig at Barbara McCutchan’s home.

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, November 15, 2018

Bible Class: 9:30-11:00 am at the home of Larry and Judith Omasta

Thursday Eve Bible Class (7:00 – 8:00 pm) will be held at Pastor Craig’s home .
The class will continue our discussion of GCI doctrine and theology with the We Believe series.

SUNDAY, November 18, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality – No Snacks  

Senior’s Appreciation Luncheon
(Monrovian Family Restaurant, 534 S. Myrtle Ave) 11:30 – 3:00 p.m. (Free for those 60+ but you MUST RSVP by signing the sheet on information table or see Manny Hamme. We will be paying for an accurate headcount!)