April 9 Bulletin – Palm Sunday

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 – Larry and Judith Omasta will be in front of the stage from 12:00 – 12:30 pm to pray for your concerns.

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


WORSHIP SERVICE April 9, 2017 – Palm Sunday

Call to Worship Hosanna, Loud Hosanna      / Worship Leader, Redida Edwards

Announcements and Intercessory Prayer Celestine Olive

Children’s Church Prayer

Special Music – You Are the God Who Saves  / Joyful Voices

Congregational Singing Jesus Christ is the Lord of All  

Hosanna (Praise is Rising)

Hosanna (In the Highest)

Wonderful, Merciful Savior

Worship in Giving

Sermon – Matthew 26:31-46; 69-75 Pastor Craig Kuhlman: On Palm Sunday Jesus asks, “Will you stay with me?”

Communion – Today we invite you to participate in the communion of the Lord’s Supper.  For those who don’t wish to participate please feel perfectly free to remain seated.  For those parents who wish their children to participate, they are perfectly welcome.  Please come forward down the center aisle.  If it is not easy for you to come forward, raise your hand and an usher will serve you at your seat.  Please take the bread and cup back to your seat and we will eat and drink together as one body when all have been served.

Communion Selection – Worthy, Worthy Praise Team

Congregational Singing That’s Why We Praise Him


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


April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday – He Is Risen!

Sermon by Pastor Craig – “The Meaning of Easter Today”  2 Corinthians 5:14-21

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.  

Lord’s Supper Service – 7:00 pm (with optional foot washing) 


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!

Join us as we share the joy of the Easter season:

Lord’s Supper Service – April 13th – 7:00 pm

Easter Sunday – April 16th

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck – Wednesday, April 12th, 12 noon at the home of Jim and Hazel Roberts, 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena, CA.

Refugio State Beach Weekend – April 28 – May 1st.  If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Rod Gula at 818-572-5762 or rtgula@gmail.com.

Combined Churches Worship Service in the Park – Sunday, May 21st – More details to follow.


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

Paul & Patricia Kroll                4/17/88         Roger & Sharon Gibbs   4/21/79

Daniel & Josefa Dominguez   4/20/69         Terry & Nancy Akers      4/25/76


Fellowship Hall Schedule

April 9th – Palm Sunday Potluck – Families please bring one main entrée and salad or a dessert.  Singles please bring one main entrée or a salad or a dessert.

April 16th – No Snacks – Easter Sunday

April 23rd – Snacks by those with the last names A –H.

April 30th – No Snacks – Refugio Campout Weekend


Setup and Takedown for April    

*Dennis & Maureen Warkentin; Laura Urista and Redida Edwards


Theme Scripture for 2017

“Abide in the Vine, our source for renewal and bearing much fruit” — John 15:5




Craig Kuhlman, Lead Pastor (626) 222-8714 craignank@gmail.com

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


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