September 3 Bulletin

September 3, 2017

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am – Upstairs Classroom

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

Prayer & Counseling – Larry 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 September 3, 2017

Call to Worship………………………………… 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)  / Worship Leader, Redida Edwards

 Announcements/Intercessory Prayer……………………………. Fred Stevens

Children’s Church Prayer  

Special Music – It is Well…………………………………………. Redida Edwards

Congregational Singing…………….. He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

That’s Why We Praise Him

Lord Reign In Me

Here I Am to Worship

Worship in Giving

Sermon – Job 1:1-22; 2:11-13…………………………………………. Pastor Craig – Living with Tragedy – Reflections on Houston and Job’s Life

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.

Congregational Singing…………………………………… How Great Is Our God   


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


September 10, 2017

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am – Upstairs Classroom

Sermon – Pastor Craig


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 bookRazing Hell” which shows God’s purification not punishment.

Thursday Evening Bible Study is cancelled due to the Belarmino Memorial Service and will resume on September 14th.

Thursday Evening Choir Rehearsal – Cancelled – Will resume on September 14th.



Lord, on this Labor Day, we thank you for the blessing of work.

We ask for strength to complete each day.

We ask for rest when we are weary.

We ask your guidance for everyone seeking employment.

And we ask that you be with those who faces we might never see, but who work tirelessly each day for the good of us all.  Amen.



Save these Dates in 2017!

Celebration of Life Service for Nilo Belarmino – Thursday, Sept. 7th, 5:00 pm – In  the New Hope Sanctuary.  There will be a light repast immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck – Wednesday, Sept. 13th, 12 noon, at the home of Barbara McCutchan, 196 S. Greenwood Ave, Pasadena.

New Hope Marriage Retreat – Saturday and Sunday, October 21st and 22nd – Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center, 700 N. Haven Ave, Ontario, CA, $150 per couple (checks payable to New Hope).  Our presenters will be Jeff & Robin Reinke,  Please contact Celestine Olive to sign up or if you have questions.

Annual Forerunners Luncheon – Sunday, November 5th – 12:30 pm.  Save the date and reach out and bring a friend as our congregation honors those who have stayed the course and continue to pave the way for young people to become disciples of Christ.  More details to come.

Daylight Savings Time – November 5thSet your clocks back one hour (before going to bed Saturday night).


Congratulations to the following couples who will be celebrating their wedding anniversary in September:

Ronald & Linda Morgan     9/5/71             Manuel & Autumn Hamme   9/5/93

Ed & Nancy Stonick           9/7/75           Franklin & Cora Guice        9/10/61

James & Martha Alaniz     9/14/75


Fellowship Hall Schedule

Sept 3rd – Snacks by those with the last names A – H.

Sept 10th – Snacks by those with the last names I – Q.

Sept 17th – No Snacks

Sept 24th – Snacks by those with the last names R – Z.


Setup and Takedown for September

*Jason & Melinda Helscher; Dick & Judy Brewster; Rachel Davalos; Ron Grassmann; Eva Jebens; Nan Kuhlman;  Scoorro Martinez; Clark Miller and Myrtle Tate.


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

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

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

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133, Cell (626) 824-243


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

Church Location: 2322 Merton Ave, Los Angeles 90041

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