This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday January 26, 2020

 

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

 

January 26, 2020

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

Children’s Church and 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

January 26, 2020 

Call to Worship………………………………………………Praise to the Lord

Praise Songs…………………………………………………. A Mighty Fortress

…………………………………………………………….Holy and Anointed One

                                                                                                                                                             Worship in Giving

Offertory Music …………………………………………………..Love Like This

Soloist, Redida Edwards and Shayla Wietzorek, Guitar

 

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

Transformed by the Son of God Series – Gospel of John

Conflict and Contrasts (John 8) part 9

Final Song……………………………….…….…….His Eye is on the Sparrow

 

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.

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

Prayer request for Lee Carlisle (brother of Art Carlisle) – Lee is in intensive care unit with fluid on his lungs. The fluid is negatively impacting his heart valve function. Prayers are appreciated by the Carlisle family.

Funeral arrangements for Betty Smith – will be held on February 14th at 11:00 am. at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside CA 92578. Cards can be sent to Smith, 10522 ½ Olive Street, Temple City, CA 91780.

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 

February 2nd – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with A – M.

February 13th Thursday Forerunners Flourishing Care Group and Potluck 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Led by Pastor Craig at 196 S. Greenwood Ave., Pasadena.

February 16th – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with N – Z.

 

No Anniversaries in February.

 

Theme for 2020

Healthy Church – a flourishing/transforming family, included in Jesus and participating in his message of Love to those around us.

 

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday January 19, 2020

 

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

 

January 19, 2020

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

Children’s Church Today

Hospitality – Snacks today after services.

 

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 

January 19, 2020 

Call to Worship……………………………………………………Jesus, I Come

Praise Songs………………………………………………Blessed Be the Rock

…………………………………………………………Wonderful, Merciful Savior

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music …………………………………..My Hope/Solid Rock medley

Joyful Voices

Sermon ………………..………………………………………Elder Ronald Kelly

Jesus at the Feast of Tabernacles (John 7)

Final Song……………………………….…….………………….The Solid Rock

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week 

Tuesday Flourishing Care Group (7:00-8:00 pm) let 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.

Saturday Flourishing Care Group (6:30-8:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 8203 Santa Ynez St. San Gabriel.

 

Intercessory Prayer

Betty Smith, longtime member and mother of Drummer Smith died on Saturday, January 18th. Betty was 95 years old and had been mostly limited to home for the past several years.

Drummer Smith appreciates our prayers and encouragement. Funeral arrangements are still pending.

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 

February 2nd – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with A – M.  

 

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

Larry & Linda Helscher               1/4/1970                      50 years

James & Myrtle Tate                     1/9/1966                      54 years

Robin & Arline Connelly              1/10/1971                    49 years

Chester & Cheryl Henderson   1/22/1977                    43 years

David and Elizabeth Turner       1/26/2009                    11 years

 

Theme for 2020 

Healthy Church – a flourishing/transforming family, included in Jesus and participating in his message of Love to those around us.

 

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday January 12, 2020

 

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

 

January 12, 2020

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

Children’s Church and 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

January 12, 2020

Call to Worship……………………………Come Now is the Time to Worship 

Praise Songs………………Awesome God (Our God is an Awesome God)

………………………………………………………I Exalt Thee/I Love You Lord

                                                                                                                                                            

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………….Sheep May Safely Graze
Ed and Nancy Stonick

 

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

Transformed by the Son of God Series – Gospel of John

The Scandal of the Gospel (John 6) part 7

 

Final Song……………………………….…….………………..The River of God

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

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

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

 

Intercessory Prayer

Please continue to pray for Jim Friddle (broken shoulder), Bobbie Baker (a severe cough) and Carol Knapp (broken ankle.)

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

January 19th – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with N – Z.

February 2nd – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with A – M.

 

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

Larry & Linda Helscher                1/4/1970                      50 years

James & Myrtle Tate                     1/9/1966                      54 years

Robin & Arline Connelly              1/10/1971                    49 years

Chester & Cheryl Henderson   1/22/1977                    43 years

David and Elizabeth Turner      1/26/2009                    11 years

 

Theme for 2020

Healthy Church – a flourishing/transforming family, included in Jesus and participating in his message of Love to those around us.

 

 

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

 

This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday December 29, 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

 

December 29, 2019

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

Children’s Church and 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

December 29, 2019 

Call to Worship………………………………… Hark, the Herald Angels Sing

Praise Songs…………………….…………The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

 ……………….……………………………………………………………………….Knowing You

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………….……………………..Mary, Did You Know?

          Ed Stonick & Larry Helscher (vocal duet), Nancy Stonick (flute)

 

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

Transformed by the Son of God Series – Gospel of John

Jesus is God (John 5) part 6

 

Final Song……………………………………………………Be Thou My Vision

 

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

ALL FLOURISHING CARE GROUPS are on break during the month of December.

Thursday Morning Bible Class on holiday break and will resume on January 9th.

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

January 5th – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with A – M. 

January 19th – Snacks provided by individuals with the last name beginning with N – Z.

 

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

Larry & Linda Helscher              1/4/1970                       50 years

James & Myrtle Tate                 1/9/1966                       54 years

Robin & Arline Connelly             1/10/1971                     49 years

Chester & Cheryl Henderson     1/22/1977                     43 years

David and Elizabeth Turner        1/26/2009                     11 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