This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday September 15, 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 15, 2019

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

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

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 15, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………………..I Will Celebrate

Praise Songs……………………………………………………….I See the Lord

…………………………………………………………….The Battle Belongs to the Lord

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………Thy Will Be Done

Soloist, Redida Edwards

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from 1 John Part 10 (5:6-21)

Love the Life that is Real.

Final Song…………………………………………………………….One Faith One Love

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. We are studying the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard.

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.

Voices Assessment Training – When we identify our foundational and secondary leadership voice we also take vital steps toward hearing God’s voice in our conversational walk toward spiritual transformation. We are offering 5 training sessions. I am requesting your response to see how many are interested in investing 7.5 hours (total time) over 5 consecutive Saturdays. Dates to be determined if enough interest. Please let Pastor Craig know by tomorrow (Monday, September 16th) if you would like to be included.

Intercessory Prayer

Passing of Fred PattonFor many years, Mr. Patton was the barber at the Ambassador College Pasadena campus. Please keep his wife, Linda and son, Mark in your prayers at this time.

Prayer update for Norva Kelly – The post-surgery consultation with the doctor showed that five lymph nodes were removed instead of one. Pathology reports on those nodes revealed cancer in all of them. Norva is looking at ongoing treatment. Please pray for a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen and the wisdom to make the best decision for the future.

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

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

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

G. 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

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday September 8, 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 8, 2019

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

Young Adults/Teen 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 8, 2019 

Call to Worship……………………………All Creatures of Our God and King 

Praise Songs…………………………………What a Friend We Have in Jesus

…………………………………………………………………………………………Reckless Love 

                                                                                                                                                                Worship in Giving

 

Offertory Music ………………………………………………………..I Will Sing

Joyful Voices

Sermon ………………………………………………………….Ronald Morgan

Dare to Imagine

Final Song…………………………………………………………Holy and Anointed One

 

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 Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00 to 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.  We are studying the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard.

Parish Service Opportunities

Wild Rose Elementary School – has a need for adult reading tutors for third and fourth grade students who need help for 2-3 hours a week at the school (in our Northern Parish).  Please contact Robin or Arline Connelly for more details (626-449-4192).

Intercessory Prayer

Update on Norva Kelly – The surgery to remove cancer from the lymph node according to the doctor went well.  The PET scan showed no indication of cancer at other locations.  Norva will have a follow up appointment with the surgeon to discuss ongoing treatments.  Please remember to keep Norva in your prayers for healing and comfort.

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

September 15th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with N – Z.

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

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

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.

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

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday August 25, 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

 

August 25, 2019

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

Young Adults/Teen 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

August 25, 2019

 

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

Praise Songs……………………………………………….……..Ancient of Days

………………………………………………………………………………….How Great Thou Art

                                                                                                                                                                 Worship in Giving

 

Offertory Music ……………………………………………………Katrina Curdy

Flute solo

 

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 8 (4:1-21)

Three Aspects of Love: Evidence of Faith

 

Final Song………………………………………..I Could Sing of Your Love Forever

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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.

Parish Service Opportunities

Wild Rose Elementary School – has a need for adult reading tutors for third and fourth grade students who need help for 2-3 hours a week at the school (in our Northern Parish). Please contact Robin or Arline Connelly for more details (626-449-4192).

 

Intercessory Prayer

Prayers for Norva Kelly – Norva’s recent biopsy showed that the cancer had returned to a lymph node and surgery is scheduled for September 5th at 2:00 pm. She will have to take several tests between now and the surgery. Please pray for God’s intervention for Norva and peace and comfort for Ron and the entire family.

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 

September 1st – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – M.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

September 11th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

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.

 

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday August 18, 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

August 18, 2019

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

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

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

August 18, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………………Great Is the Lord

Praise Songs……………………………………….How Majestic Is Your Name

………………………………………………………………………………………………..I Surrender All

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………Because of Who You Are

Joyful Voices (Linda Morgan, soloist)

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

2019 Vision Update – Mark 12:30-31

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Final Song…………………………………………..10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)

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.

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

Intercessory Prayer

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

September 1st – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – M.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

September 11th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

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.

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

James & Margaret Petty 8/2/1964 55 years

James & Hazel Roberts 8/2/1970 49 years

Ronald & Norva Kelly 8/28/1960 59 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

G. 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

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday August 4, 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

August 4, 2019

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

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

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

August 4, 2019

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

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

                                                                                                                                                               Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………….Shine the Light

Linda Morgan

 

Sermon and Communion…………………………………………Pastor Craig

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 7 (3:11-24)
Loving as Children of God
Final Song…………………………………………………………………….Mighty to Save

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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.

Saturday, August 10th Speaking and Bible study training with Dan Rogers from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center.

Intercessory Prayer

Frank Guice update – Frank still has some swelling but overall he feels his condition has improved. He appreciates all of the prayers, cards and calls he has received.   Please remember Frank in our prayers as he continues to heal. 

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

August 11th – Our guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

August 14th -Wednesday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 – 2:00 pm led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

August 18th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with R – Z.

September 8thCelebration of Life Memorial Service for Teresa Cruz
held at Grace Life church in Glendora, 2:30 p.m.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

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 August.

James & Margaret Petty           8/2/1964                      55 years

James & Hazel Roberts              8/2/1970                      49 years

Ronald & Norva Kelly                  8/28/1960                    59 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 Cell (626) 824-2439

2gfred@gmail.com,

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

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday, July 28, 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

July 28, 2019

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

Young Adults /Teen 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

July 28, 2019

 

Call to Worship……………………………………Open the Eyes of My Heart

Praise Songs……………………………………The Battle Belongs to the Lord

…………………………………………………………………………Blessed Assurance

                                                                                                                                                                Worship in Giving

Offertory Music …………………………………………………..Katrina Curdy

Flute solo

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 6 (3:1-10)

Living as Children of God

Final Song………………………They’ll Know We are Christians by Our Love

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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.

Intercessory Prayer

Prayers for Frank Guice – Frank had surgery on July 16 and has a follow-up appointment with the surgeon on July 30th. Please pray for his healing and relief from the pain and swelling.

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

August 4th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with I – Q. 

August 10th Spend a Day with the Master – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking and Bible Study training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center. This will be a combined church event; all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know. Lunch will be provided.

August 11th – Our guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

August 14th -Wednesday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 – 2:00 pm led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

August 18th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with R – Z.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

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 August.

James & Margaret Petty           8/2/1964                      55 years

James & Hazel Roberts             8/2/1970                      49 years

Ronald & Norva Kelly                 8/28/1960                    59 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 Cell (626) 824-2439

2gfred@gmail.com

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday July 21, 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

July 21, 2019

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

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

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

July 21, 2019 

Call to Worship…………………………………………..How Great Is Our God

Praise Songs……………………………………………..Because of Your Love

…………………………………………………………………………………………………We Fall Down

                                                                                                                                                                Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………You Raise Me Up

Laura Urista

 

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 5 (2:18-29)

Abide in Truth

Final Song……………………………………What a Friend We Have in Jesus

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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

Intercessory Prayer

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

August 1st – Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) will begin after being on summer break.

August 4th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with
I – Q.

August 10th Spend a Day with the Master – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking and Bible Study training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center. This will be a combined church event; all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know. Lunch will be provided.

August 11thOur guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

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 July. 

Fred & Maryann Stevens          7/15/1991                    28 years

Charles & Jan Roemer             7/17/1966                    53 years

Juan & Laura Urista                 7/31/1983                    36 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 Tea

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday July 14, 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

July 14, 2019

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

Young Adults/Teen 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

July 14, 2019

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

Praise Songs………………………………………………………….Rock of Ages

                                                         Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………… Ancient Words

                                                             Ed & Nancy Stonick

Sermon………………………………………………………Elder Larry Helscher

                                                        “Definitions” Mark 12:28

Final Song…………………………………………..That’s Why We Praise Him

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.

Intercessory Prayer

Carol Knapp is requesting prayers for the sale of her home. Carol will be moving in with her daughter and family who have already purchased a home and ready for Carol to move in. Please pray that Carol can sell the home as quickly as possible. Please contact Carol if you know of anyone that might be interested.

Teresa Cruz (mother of Nickie Vargas) passed away on Sunday, July 7th. Please remember to keep Nickie and her family in your prayers for comfort and peace.

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

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

August 1st – Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) will begin after being on summer break.

August 10th Spend a Day with the Master – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking and Bible Study training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center. This will be a combined church event, all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know. Lunch will be provided.

August 11thOur guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

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 July.

Fred & Maryann Stevens 7/15/1991 (28 years)

Charles & Jan Roemer 7/17/1966 (53 years)

Juan & Laura Urista 7/31/1983 (36 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

G. 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

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday July 7, 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

July  7, 2019

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

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

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 Faith
  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 (booklet)

WORSHIP SERVICE

July 7, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………….Open the Eyes of My Heart  

Praise Song…………………………………………….Love the Lord Your God

                                                                                                                                                                 Worship in Giving

 

Offertory  Music ……………………………………………… Redida Edwards

Sermon……………………………………………………………….James Petty

Jesus heals the man born blind – John 9

Communion……………………………………….Assistant Pastor, Ed Stonick

Final Song…………………………………………………………Mighty to Save

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Tuesday Flourishing Care Group is on summer break and will resume on September 10th.

Wednesday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 – 2:00 pm led by elder James Roberts at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

Thursday Morning Bible Class is on summer break and will resume on August 1st.

Thursday Evening Bible Class is on summer break.

Intercessory Prayer

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 

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

August 10th Spend a Day with the Master – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking and Bible Study training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center.  This will be a combined church event, all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know.  Lunch will be provided.

August 11thOur guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

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 July.

Fred & Maryann Stevens           7/15/1991                     28 years

Charles & Jan Roemer              7/17/1966                     53 years

Juan & Laura Urista                   7/31/1983                     36 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 Cell (626) 824-2439

2gfred@gmail.com,

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday June 30, 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 30, 2019 – Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 – 11:00 am

Young Adults/Teen 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

June 30, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………………..Holy is the Lord

Praise Songs……………………………………………………Great is the Lord  ………………………………………………………………….Every Move I Make

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music…………………………………………………………………CD

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 4 (2:12-17)

Love the People, Not the System

Final Song………………………………………………This is Amazing Grace

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

 Thursday Morning Bible Class is on summer break and will resume on August 1st.

Thursday Evening Bible Class is on summer break.

Intercessory Prayer

Update for Ruth Jebens – The non-invasive cardiac procedure went well but due to some complications, recovery is slower than expected.

At the present time, Ruth cannot be left alone. Eve would welcome anyone who could visit Ruth for several hours so she can take care of necessary errands. Please contact Eve at eve.jebens@verizon.net.

Update on Yuvetta Robinson – This has been a long journey for me 2004 – 2019. I am breast cancer free and I know God’s hands in the matter each step of the way cured me. Blessings to All for your support and 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

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.

August 10th – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center. This will be a combined church event, all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know. Lunch will be provided. Dan will have the sermon here on the 11th.

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 July.

Fred & Maryann Stevens           7/15/1991                     28 years

Juan & Laura Urista                   7/31/1983                     36 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  (626) 824-2439  2gfred@gmail.com

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