This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday October 20, 2019

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

Welcome to Grace!

 

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

 

October 20, 2019

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

Children’s Church today

Hospitality – 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

October 20, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………..Because of Your Love

Praise Songs……………………..………….Hallelujah! Your Love Is Amazing

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

                                                                                                                                                       Worship in Giving

Offertory Music                                      

Sermon ………………………………………………….……….Larry Omasta

The Power of God’s Love – Inspiring Our Forgiveness of Others

Colossians 3:12

Final Song…………………………They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love

 

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.

Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) led by Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena. We are studying the book A More Christlike Way by Brad Jersak.

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 Norva Kelly and Christine Yun for healing and encouragement.

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 is Pastor Appreciation Month.

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

November 3rd – Snacks by individuals with the last name beginning with A – M.

November 9, 16, 23rd – 5 Voices Training. Begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be held in the YMCA Program Center. Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested in attending this training to help in understanding and identifying our foundational and secondary leadership voices, which can strengthen our conversational walk toward spiritual transformation.

 

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

Mike & Kimberly Westlake        10/5/2014        5 years

Nathan & Sue Braden                  10/6/1995        24 years

Rod & Brenda Gula                        10/9/1995        24 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)

 

Participating 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 October 13, 2019

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

Welcome to Grace!

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

 

October 13, 2019

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

Children’s and Teens/Young Adults 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

October 13, 2019 

Call to Worship…………………………..All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name 

Praise Songs……………………..…………..……….Blessed Be Your Name

………………………………………………………..….This Is Amazing Grace

                                                                                                                                                        Worship in Giving

Offertory Music………………………………………Crown Him With Praise

                                                Joyful Voices

 

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

Transformed by the Son of God Series – Gospel of John

God is Here! (Intro and John 1:1-14)

 

Final Song………………………………………………………Blessed Assurance

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Choir Practice Today (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) at 314 Hill St., Monrovia. 

Wednesday Flourishing Care Group (7:00 – 8:00 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 A More Christlike Way by Brad Jersak.

 

Intercessory Prayer

Update for Norva Kelly –, Norva saw a radiologist and she’ll be taking a new medication, which she hope will have fewer side effects than the prior medication she had been on for several weeks. Please pray for healing, comfort and wisdom in the decisions Norva needs to make regarding her treatment. Ron and Nova deeply appreciate our love, concern and prayers.

Christine Yun – Please remember Christine in your prayers for her healing and recovery.

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 is Pastor Appreciation Month.

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 were 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.

November 9, 16, 23rd – 5 Voices Training. Begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be held in the YMCA Program Center. Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested in attending this training to help in understanding and identifying our foundational and secondary leadership voices, which can strengthen our conversational walk toward spiritual transformation.

 

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

Mike & Kimberly Westlake        10/5/2014        5 years

Nathan & Sue Braden              10/6/1995        24 years

Rod & Brenda Gula                 10/9/1995        24 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)

 

Participating 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 October 6, 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

October 6, 2019

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

Hospitality – 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

October 6, 2019

 

Call to Worship…………………………..10,000 Reasons to Bless the Lord

 

Praise Songs…………………..……………….Cornerstone / The Solid Rock

……………………………………….Crown Him With Many Crowns (Majesty)

                                                                                                                                                       Worship in Giving

 

Sermon & Communion…………………………………………….Pastor Craig

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 12 (3:1-13)

Testimony to the truth

 

Final Song…………………………………………………………………Lord, I Need You

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Tuesday Flourishing Care Group (7:30 – 8:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena.

Wednesday Noon Flourishing Care Group (12 – 2 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 A More Christlike Way by Brad Jersak.

 

Intercessory Prayer

Update for Norva Kelly – The oncology doctor is not recommending chemotherapy. In the next few weeks, Norva will be seeing a radiologist but not sure at this time what this means. She will be taking estrogen suppressant medication, which comes with some side effects.    Please pray that God will give Norva wisdom in the decisions she needs to make regarding her treatment. Ron and Nova deeply appreciate our love, concern and prayers.

Christine Yun – Please remember Christine in your prayers for her healing and recovery.

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 is Pastor Appreciation Month.

October 9th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00 – 2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena, CA.

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 were 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.

November 9, 16, 23rd – 5 Voices Training. Begins at 9:30 a.m. 

 

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

Mike & Kimberly Westlake        10/5/2014        5 years

Nathan & Sue Braden                   10/6/1995        24 years

Rod & Brenda Gula                         10/9/1995        24 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)

 

Participating 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 September 29, 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 29, 2019

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

Children’s Church and 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 29, 2019

Call to Worship…………………………………………………………..Our God

Praise Songs……………………………………………………….Forever Reign

……………………………………………………………………………………….Sovereign

                                                                                                                                                        Worship in Giving 

Offertory Music …………………………………………Take Me To The King

Soloist, Frank Guice

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 11 (2:1-13)

Hold on to Truth and Love

Final Song………………………………………………………………………..Glory to God

 

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.

Intercessory Prayer

Update for Norva Kelly – The oncology doctor is not recommending chemotherapy. In the next few weeks, Norva will be seeing a radiologist but not sure at this time what this means. She will be taking estrogen suppressant medication, which comes with some side effects.    Please pray that God will give Norva wisdom in the decisions she needs to make regarding her treatment. Ron and Nova deeply appreciate our love, concern and prayers.

Christine Yun – Please remember Christine in your prayers for her healing and recovery.

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 is Pastor Appreciation Month.

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

October 9th – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00 – 2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena, CA. 

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 October. 

Mike & Kimberly Westlake        10/5/2014        5 years

Nathan & Sue Braden                 10/6/1995        24 years

Rod & Brenda Gula                       10/9/1995        24 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 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