This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday May 5, 2019

Loving God and Loving Others without fear, shame, guilt or doubt

Welcome!

Thank you for coming to Grace Communion Monrovia today. Your presence at church is a blessing to us. We pray that you enjoy the

worship service and are able to meet with many of our members.

A Gift For You – If this is your first time with us, we have a welcome gift for you. Please stop by our Information table in the pool viewing area after to complete a guest information card and pick up your gift. Thank you for coming.

Blessings to you in Jesus’ love,

Pastor Craig Kuhlman

May 5, 2019

Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 – 11:00 am

Hospitality – Snacks after services in the patio.

For those in need of prayer – please see our Pastoral Team or Elders immediately following service until 11:15 (we have access to the building until 11:30 when Y staff prepares to open to members)

Please visit our information table for:

1. Personal Prayer Guide

2. 52-Week Bible Reading Plan

3. Flourishing Care Groups

4. Our Beliefs and Pastor’s priorities

5. GCM Planning Statements

6. We Believe (Adults)

7. We Believe (Youth)

8. Statement of Beliefs (booklet)

9. The God Revealed in JC – A Brief Introduction to Trinitarian Faith (booklet)

WORSHIP SERVICE

May 5, 2019

Call to Worship……………………………………………..Lord, You Are Good

Praise Song……………………………………………………King of My Heart

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ……………………………………….At the Foot of the Cross

Joyful Voices

Sermon & Communion …. “Living and Walking in the Light” (1 John 1) (Part 2 of 2) of an expository series (Transformed by Love) from the letters of John ………………………………………………………………Pastor Craig

Final Song………………………………………………………….I Surrender All

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Wednesday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00 – 2:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena.

Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) led my Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena. We are studying the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard.

Thursday Evening Bible Class (7:00-8:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia.

Intercessory Prayer

Continued prayer for our mission fields (1. Northern parish surrounding the Y; 2. Y Board and staff; 3. Y members; 4. City of Monrovia; 5. Church scattered communities of friends, relatives, etc., in our respective circles of influence).

Upcoming Dates

May 12th – Mother’s Day

May 19 – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with R – Z.

May 26 – Memorial Day Weekend

June 23rd – Combined Church Picnic (11:00 a.m. Recreation Park Pavilion – Monrovia)

October 19-20th Marriage Retreat – Grace Communion Monrovia is planning a Marriage Retreat at the Embassy Suites in Arcadia. If you are interested and know of others who would like to attend, please reserve the dates. More information will be coming.

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversary in May.

Richard and Judy Brewster 5/5/1968 (51 yrs.)

Richard and Elizabeth Verdugo 5/6/1978 (41 yrs.)

Craig and Nan Kuhlman 5/15/1986 (33 yrs.)

Theme / Scripture for 2019

If we want to go fast in renewal, go alone,

If we want to go far in renewal, we go together”

Knowing and growing in Jesus” – (2 Peter 1:1-11)

Getting Involved in Whole-Life Discipleship

Groups (Growing/Being – Heart and Soul)

Classes (Learning – Mind)

Teams (Service by Doing – Strength/Body)

(See Pastor Craig to engage in Spiritual Formation/Growth, Study, Service)

Pastoral Team

Craig Kuhlman, Lead Pastor (626) 222-8714

kuhlmancraig@gmail.com

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

Mshalh516@yahoo.com

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor

2gfred@gmail.com, Cell (626) 824-2439

Mailing Address: PO Box 1714, Monrovia, CA 91017-5714

Church Location: 501 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

www.gcmonrovia.org

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