December 11 Bulletin

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 and DisciplesNAction Church today.

 Prayer & Counseling – John and Zora Houston will be in front of the stage from 12:00 – 12:30 pm to pray for your concerns.

Potluck Lunch today – Please join us in Fellowship Hall after services for a potluck lunch and fellowship.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE December 11, 2016   Third Sunday of Advent – Joy

 

Opening Processional……………………………… Ding Dong! Merrily On High  New Hope Praise Choir

Call to Worship………………………………………………. How Great Our Joy!  Worship Leader, Asst. Pastor Celestine Olive

Announcements and Intercessory Prayer

Children’s Church Prayer……………………………. Asst. Pastor Fred Stevens

Advent Reading and Candle-Lighting  Deborah Peters and Barbara McCutchan

Congregational Singing…………………………………………………. Sing for Joy

Trading My Sorrows
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

Special Music – Run Shepherds!………………………… New Hope Praise Choir

Sermon – Joy Is a Song……………………………….. Asst. Pastor Laura Urista

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.

Communion Music……………………… Joyfully Sing, Come Worship the King

Congregational Singing……………………………………………. Joy to the World      

 

December 18, 2016

Fourth Sunday of Advent – Love

Sermon – Assistant Pastor Manny Hamme

Communion will be offered

 

Activities This Coming Week

Thursday Morning Bible Study – led by Larry Omasta from 9:30-11:00 am at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave, Pasadena.  We are reading the book “A More Christlike God.”

Thursday Evening Bible Study – 7:00-8:30 pm.  New Bible Study Series on the Parables of Jesus.

New Hope Praise Choir Rehearsal – 7:00-8:30 pm –Sanctuary Choir Room

 

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 – Available beginning at 10:15 am and throughout the entire service

 

Youth Ministries

Children’s Church – Autumn Hamme; Elizabeth Turner

Teen Church – Fred Stevens; Koa Shimabukuro

Children’s Church:  Every Sunday during the sermon time

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

 

Save the Dates!

2017 New Hope Calendars are available for pick-up at the Information Table.  Please, only on calendar per household.

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck – Wednesday, December 14th at 12 noon at the home of Barbara McCutchan, 196 S. Greenwood Ave, Pasadena.

Christmas Eve Service at New Hope – Saturday, December 24, 20167:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Join us for a special evening of carols, candlelight, and Christ!  Please bring a friend or family member!

Annual Women’s Fellowship Breakfast – Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 am until noon at Coco’s Restaurant in Arcadia.  More details later.

SEP E-Waste Fundraiser – Saturday, January 28, 2017 – 9:00 am – GCI Home Office in Glendora.  It is that time of year to start clearing out all those non-working electrical devices to help raise funds for our SEP Campers.  Feel free to bring anything that plugs in except lightbulbs, microwaves or large appliances.  Please contact Pam Morgan at 626-224-7491 to arrange transportation of your items from church or to drop off at the Home Office.

Annual Men’s Fellowship Breakfast – Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Coco’s Restaurant in Arcadia.  More details later.

  

Congratulations to the following couples who will be celebrating their wedding anniversary in December.

Donald & Deborah Paz     12/17/05       Joe & Claudia Arechiga     12/25/94

  

Fellowship Hall Schedule

December 11th – Christmas Potluck – Families please bring one main entrée and a salad or a dessert.  Singles please bring one main entrée or a salad or a dessert.

December 18th – Snacks by those with the last names R – Z.

December 25th – Christmas Day – No Worship Service – Enjoy Family!

January 1st – Snacks by those with the last names A – H.

  

Setup and Takedown for December   Claudia & Ariel Arechiga, Socorro Martinez,  Barbara McCutchan, Clark Miller, Leonard Olive, Alton Allen and Michael Thomas

 

Theme Scripture for 2016

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

  

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475 Mshalh516@yahoo.com

Celestine Olive, Assistant Pastor  (626) 794-6107 celestinejolive@aol.com, Cell – (626) 222-1434

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133 2gfred@gmail.com, Cell (626) 824-2439

 

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

Church Location: 2322 Merton Ave, Los Angeles 90041

www.newhope4all.org

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