This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday October 13, 2019

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

Welcome to Grace!

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

 

October 13, 2019

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

Children’s and Teens/Young Adults 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

October 13, 2019 

Call to Worship…………………………..All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name 

Praise Songs……………………..…………..……….Blessed Be Your Name

………………………………………………………..….This Is Amazing Grace

                                                                                                                                                        Worship in Giving

Offertory Music………………………………………Crown Him With Praise

                                                Joyful Voices

 

Sermon…………………………………………….………….Pastor Craig

Transformed by the Son of God Series – Gospel of John

God is Here! (Intro and John 1:1-14)

 

Final Song………………………………………………………Blessed Assurance

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Choir Practice Today (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) at 314 Hill St., Monrovia. 

Wednesday Flourishing Care Group (7:00 – 8:00 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia.

Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) led by Larry Omasta at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave., Pasadena. We are studying the book A More Christlike Way by Brad Jersak.

 

Intercessory Prayer

Update for Norva Kelly –, Norva saw a radiologist and she’ll be taking a new medication, which she hope will have fewer side effects than the prior medication she had been on for several weeks. Please pray for healing, comfort and wisdom in the decisions Norva needs to make regarding her treatment. Ron and Nova deeply appreciate our love, concern and prayers.

Christine Yun – Please remember Christine in your prayers for her healing and recovery.

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

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.

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. Registration and payment were due by October 1st

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

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

November 9, 16, 23rd – 5 Voices Training. Begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be held in the YMCA Program Center. Please let Pastor Craig know if you are interested in attending this training to help in understanding and identifying our foundational and secondary leadership voices, which can strengthen our conversational walk toward spiritual transformation.

 

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

Mike & Kimberly Westlake        10/5/2014        5 years

Nathan & Sue Braden              10/6/1995        24 years

Rod & Brenda Gula                 10/9/1995        24 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)

 

Participating 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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