This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday September 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2019

 

Call to Worship……………………………Come Now is the Time to Worship

Praise Songs…………………………………………………….God of Wonders

                                                                                                                                                               Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………….Lord Most High

Redida Edwards

 

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

Transformed by Love Series – Letters from John Part 9 (4:17-5:5)

Four Fruits of Christian Maturity.

Final Song………………………………………………………………The River of 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.

 

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 Wendy Ledbetter – Wendy is suffering with stomach issues which makes her feel miserable and uncomfortable. She is also feeling depressed which is affecting her work.

Norva Kelly – Her surgery is scheduled for this Thursday, September 5th at 2:00 pm. Please continue to pray for God’s healing, peace and comfort for Norva and 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 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.

September 15th – 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.

 

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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2019

Call to Worship……………………………………………Crown Him (Majesty)

Praise Songs………………………………………………………..Ain’t No Rock

………………………………………………Holy Spirit You Are Welcome Here

                                                                                                                                                              Worship in Giving

Offertory Music …………………………………………….Ed & Nancy Stonick

“He Knows My Name”

Sermon …………………………………………………………..Dr. Dan Rogers

Carpe Diem! – Luke 13:1-9

Final Song…………………………………………..Blessed be the Name of the Lord

 

 Group and Class Activities This Coming Week 

Wednesday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group 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 my Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena. We are studying the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard.

Intercessory Prayer

Eva Dailey is requesting prayers for peace and comfort at this time in her life. August 11th is the first anniversary of Ron’s passing and she is planning the internment of his ashes. So this week will be emotional and difficult for her. She thanks everyone for their 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

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 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

 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

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, October 7, 2018

GRACE COMMUNION MONROVIA – OCTOBER 7, 2018
(NEW time: 10 – 11 am. NEW location: 506 S. Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA)

No Discipleship Class

Worship Leader: Laura Urista

Children’s Church today

Blessing/Dedication by GCI Vice President, Dr. Greg Williams

Worship in Giving

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Hospitality – No Snacks



THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, October 11, 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, OCTOBER 14, 2018

Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00

Hospitality – Snacks (Last names I-Q – picnic style / ready to serve)

This week at New Hope: Service, Sunday September 30, 2018

NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP – SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

No Discipleship Class

Worship Leader: Laura Urista

Children’s church today.

Worship in Giving 

Sermon: Pastor Craig

Prayer/Counseling after the service: Frank & Cora Guice

Choir practice in Fellowship Hall from 11:45 – 12:30

Hospitality – No Snacks today

Relocate cabinets/supplies to YMCA after church

 

THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, October 4, 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, October 7, 2018 –

First Day at Santa Anita YMCA —
506 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia

NEW TIME!! Worship service from 10:00 – 11:00

Hospitality – No Snacks

This Week at New Hope: Worship Service – April 8, 2018

Here are the details of our worship service for Sunday, April 8th:

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am

 Worship Leader:  Koa Shima

Announcements:  Celestine Olive

Children’s Church Today

Teen Church Today

Worship in Giving

Special Music

  Sermon:  Pastor Craig

Prayer/Counseling after the service:  John and Zora Houston

Hospitality –  Snacks today (Last names I-Q)

 


THURSDAY ACTIVITIES, April 12th

Bible Study –- 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Home of Larry & Judith Omasta

Bible Study – ER/SDA Upstairs Classroom – 7:00pm – 8:30pm

 Choir Rehearsal  – On Spring Break


SUNDAY, APRIL 15th

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am

Hospitality –  Snacks (Last names R-Z)