This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday September 8, 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

September 8, 2019

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

Young Adults/Teen Church today.

Hospitality – No snacks today

 

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

September 8, 2019 

Call to Worship……………………………All Creatures of Our God and King 

Praise Songs…………………………………What a Friend We Have in Jesus

…………………………………………………………………………………………Reckless Love 

                                                                                                                                                                Worship in Giving

 

Offertory Music ………………………………………………………..I Will Sing

Joyful Voices

Sermon ………………………………………………………….Ronald Morgan

Dare to Imagine

Final Song…………………………………………………………Holy and Anointed One

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week 

Tuesday Flourishing Care Group (6:30-7:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 2695 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena. 

Wednesday – Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck (12:00 to 2:00 pm.) Led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena. 

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

Parish Service Opportunities

Wild Rose Elementary School – has a need for adult reading tutors for third and fourth grade students who need help for 2-3 hours a week at the school (in our Northern Parish).  Please contact Robin or Arline Connelly for more details (626-449-4192).

Intercessory Prayer

Update on Norva Kelly – The surgery to remove cancer from the lymph node according to the doctor went well.  The PET scan showed no indication of cancer at other locations.  Norva will have a follow up appointment with the surgeon to discuss ongoing treatments.  Please remember to keep Norva in your prayers for healing and comfort.

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

September 15th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with N – Z.

October 6th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – M.

October 20th – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with N – Z.

October 19-20th Marriage Retreat – Grace Communion Monrovia welcomes you to our annual Marriage Seminar.  Brochures are on the table or feel free to contact Manuel Hamme at 626-568-0475 for more information.

November 3rd – Daylight Saving Time ends. Remember to set clocks back. 

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

Ronald & Linda Morgan             9/5/1971                       48 years

Manuel & Autumn Hamme      9/5/1993                       26 years

Ed & Nancy Stonick                   9/7/1975                       44 years

Franklin & Cora Guice               9/10/1961                     58 years

James & Martha Alaniz              9/14/1975                     44 years 

 

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

 Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor

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

Ed Stonick, Assistant Pastor (213) 804-3411

edstonick@att.net

 

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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