December 20 Bulletin

Sunday Morning Bible Study is cancelled and will resume on January 10th.

Sunday Morning Worship Service – 10:30 am in the Sanctuary

A Mother’s Room is available in the Choir Room located behind the stage during the service for mothers with infants.

Nursery and Preschool Care is available beginning at 10:15 am and throughout the entire service in one of our classrooms.

Children’s Church Today

Prayers & Counseling – Ed and Nancy Stonick will be in front of the stage from 12:00 – 12:30 pm to pray for your concerns.

No Snacks Today – ER/SDA Event immediately after the service.


WORSHIP SERVICE Fourth Sunday of Advent – December 20, 2015


Call to Worship………………………………….. Angels We Have Heard On High      Worship Leader, Celestine Olive

Announcements and Intercessory Prayer ……………….. Pastor Glen Weber

Children’s Church Prayer

Advent Reading and Candle-Lighting – Ron and Linda Morgan

Special Music – Jesus, What a Wonderful Child……. New Hope Praise Choir

Congregational Singing………………………………. Go Tell It On the Mountain 

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

What Child Is This?

Your Name  

Sermon – An Ordinary Day………………………………………………. Pastor Glen

Communion and Offertory – Today our Lord invites you to His table. We ask that children participate only with the approval of their parents.  If it is not easy for you to come forward, raise your hand and an usher will serve you at your seat.  Please come forward two by two, down the center aisle.  As you come forward to receive the elements, you are welcome to bring an offering.  Please take the bread and cup back to your seat and we will eat and drink together as one body.

Congregational Singing……………………………………………….. Amen, Amen

Headsets are available for hard-of-hearing or Spanish translation at the Audio Console in the back of the Sanctuary

Tenemos audífonos disponible para traducción simultáneos atrás en la mesa de audio, en el Santuario


December 27, 2015

Sermon – Assistant Pastor, Manuel Hamme

Bible Study is cancelled and will resume on January 10th.


Activities This Coming Week – December 24, 2015

Christmas Eve Service – Thursday Evening, 7:00 pm.

Thursday Morning and Thursday Evening Bible Studies are cancelled and will resume on January 7, 2016.

New Hope Praise Choir –Rehearsals will resume on January 14, 2016.


Opportunities for Ministry

Kitchen Volunteers for Snacks and Potlucks – Please contact Barbara McCutchan to sign up if you can help serve in the kitchen.

Nursery and Preschool Care – are available beginning at 10:15 am and throughout the entire service.    Director, Liz Turner


Youth Ministries

Children’s Church – Connie Weber; Teen Church – Fred Stevens

Children’s Church:  Every Sunday during the sermon time

DisciplesNAction (Teens) Church: Every 2nd and 4th Sunday during the sermon time


Save the Date!

2016 New Hope Calendars are available for pick-up at the Information Table.  Please, only one calendar per household.

Christmas Eve Service at New Hope – Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Women’s Fellowship Breakfast – Saturday, January 16, 2016 – Mark your calendars for a great buffet breakfast, wonderful fellowship, and an inspiring message.  We will once again have it at Coco’s in the Oak Tree Banquet Room. Invite family members, girlfriends and teen daughters to join us!   Please contact Laura Urista if you have any questions.  The cost will be the same, $20 per person, with New Hope comping our teen girls.  Signups will start on Sunday, December 27th.

EWaste Fundraiser – Saturday, January 23, 2016 – Hold this date for our DisciplesNAction to participate in our annual EWaste fundraiser at the GCI office in Glendora.  Please donate your old laptops, monitors, TVs, toasters, etc, so the teens can raise lots of funds for their 2016 SEP expenses. Please contact Pam Morgan at 626-224-7491 to arrange dropping off items at the GCI office or any GCI employee to arrange for them to be transported from church to the office.

Men’s Ministry Breakfast – Saturday, February 6, 2016 – Mark your calendars for a great buffet breakfast, wonderful fellowship, and an inspiring message at Coco’s in the Oak Tree Banquet Room.  Please contact Rod Gula if you have any questions.


Fellowship Hall Schedule


Dec. 20th – No Snacks (ER/SDA Event)

Dec. 27th – Snacks by those with the last names R – Z.

Jan. 3rd – No Snacks – Worship service will be held in Fellowship Hall.

Jan 10th – Snacks by those with the last names A – H.


Setup and Takedown for January   

*Fred & Maryann Stevens; Max Stevens;

Rod Gula; Jediah, Tedrick & Branden Gula

and Allen Andrews


Theme Scripture for 2015

Living in glorious joy because we have received salvation! (1 Peter 1:8-9)


Glen Weber, Senior Pastor  (626) 376-9273, Cell – (626) 423-4236

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

Celestine Olive, Assistant Pastor  (626) 794-6107, Cell – (626) 222-1434

 G. FredStevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133, Cell (626) 824-2439


Mailing Address: PO Box 411181, Eagle Rock, CA 90041

 Church Location: 2322 Merton Ave, Los Angeles 90041

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