January 8 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 Teen Church Today

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

Snacks Today – Please join us in Fellowship Hall after services for light refreshments and fellowship.

WORSHIP SERVICE January 8, 2017

Call to Worship Come, Now Is the Time to Worship   – Worship Leader, Asst. Pastor Laura Urista

Announcements and Intercessory Prayer

Children’s Church Prayer Laura Urista

Worship in Giving Larry Helscher

Offertory Music – Gymnopédie No. 1 by Erik Satie Nancy Stonick

Accompanied by Linda Helscher, Piano

Congregational Singing I Walk By Faith

Be Bold, Be Strong
Lord, I Lift Your Name On High 

Change My Heart, O God

Sermon It’s All About the Heart Larry Omasta

Congregational Singing Be Thou My Vision

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

January 15, 2017

Sermon – “And God Knew”Asst. Pastor Celestine Olive

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 to 8:30 pm. New Bible Study Series on the Parables of Jesus.

New Hope Praise Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 to 8:30 pm in 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 these Dates in 2017!

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck – Wednesday, January 11th at 12 noon at the home of Barbara McCutchan, 196 S. Greenwood Ave, Pasadena.

Annual Women’s Fellowship Breakfast – Saturday, January 21st at 9:00 am until noon at Coco’s Restaurant in Arcadia. Tammy Tkach, wife of GCI President Joseph Tkach, will be speaking on “Jesus is Enough in All Parts of Our Lives”! The cost is once again $20 per person and New Hope will comp our teen girls. Please sign up at the Information Table today and include the names of your guests! Also, please plan to pay Barbara McCutchan by January 15th to help in our planning with the exact count.

SEP E-Waste Fundraiser – Saturday, January 28th at 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 4th at Coco’s Restaurant in Arcadia. More details later.

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

Larry & Linda Helscher 1/4/70 Robin & Arline Connelly 1/10/71

Al & Claudia Leiter 1/6/74 Dexter & Shirley Faulkner 1/11/59

Leonard & Celestine Olive 1/7/73 Chester & Cheryl Henderson 1/22/77

James & Myrtle Tate 1/9/66 David & Elizabeth Turner 1/26/09

Brian & Lora Cofield 1/31/10

Fellowship Hall Schedule

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

January 8th – Snacks by those with the last names I – Q.

January 15th –Snacks by those with the last names R – Z.

January 22nd – No Snacks

Setup and Takedown for January

*Fred and Maryann Stevens; Rod Gula: Tedrick & Branden Gula and Allen Andrews

Theme Scripture for 2017

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

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475


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


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