Pancho Juarez, Lead Pastor
931 S. Maple Ave., Montebello, CA 90640
TEL (323) 724-8464 FAX (323) 724-8467
Office hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - 9:00pm & Sat. 9:00am - 2:00pm
All activities can be paid for at Main Office during office hours.
Sunday, October 20
Sunday Morning Service - Genesis 25 "Abraham, the Death of the Father of Many Nations" (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr. High & High School Study (9:00am & 11:30am)
Monday, October 21
Women’s Support Group (6:30pm)
Simple Reads: Women's Book Club - November 4 (6:30pm)
FMO: Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)
Tuesday, October 22
Back To Basics (7:00pm)
Barnabas: Men's Support Group for Divorced or Separated (7:00pm)
Wednesday, October 23
Midweek Service - Luke 20 (7:00pm)
Jr. High & High School Study (7:00pm)
Thursday, October 24
Hope in Christ: Bereavement Ministry - October 24 (7:00pm)
Circle of Hope: Cancer Support Ministry - November 21 (7:00pm)
Military Ministry (7:00pm)
Thursday Night Bible Study: Messiah in the Feasts of Israel (7:00pm)
Friday, October 25
Prayer & Fasting - November 1 (7:00pm)
Educators in Action - November 8 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: Women's Support Group for Divorced or Separated - November 8 (7:00pm)
Single Moms - October 25 (7:00pm)
Saturday, October 26
Moms in Prayer (9:00am)
Convalescent Ministry - October 26 (1:00pm)
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - Please join us for our annual “All Church Operation Christmas Child Packing Party” on Saturday, November 9 at 9:00am in Building 2. You are welcome to donate/bring donations of new items which include: Small toys, school supplies, clothes, shoes, hygiene items, flashlights, etc.
BAHAMAS DISASTER RELIEF - If you have been praying for a way to tangibly help the people devastated in the Bahamas, please prayerfully consider joining us as we put together a team to travel there for relief work. Dates of trip are November 12-18. Cost is $1500.00. Please submit your $300.00 non-refundable deposit with your Mission Application (available in the Main Office). Passport required. 18 years and older.
MESSIAH IN THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL - Discover how God’s appointed times are still relevant for our lives today and how they point to our glorious future with the Messiah. God’s redemptive plan is unveiled though the feasts of Israel. Every Thursday evening at 7:00pm with Pastor Willie.
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
PARKING MINISTRY - Have you been attending The Ark for more than six months now and have been praying about serving? Parking Ministry needs servants so if you have a heart to serve and are interested, please fill out a Ministry Questionnaire and return it to the Main Office.
YOUTH MINISTRY - Do you want to make a lasting impact on the next generation? Do you have a heart for teenagers? Pray about serving in Jr. High or High School Ministry! Fill out a Ministry Questionnaire today!
INFO CENTER - Do you enjoy chatting and assisting the body of Christ? Consider serving at Info Center where you can assist others to register for events and also provide details for the various ongoings at The Ark. No experience required, just a willing heart and a big smile. To join our team, please complete and return a Ministry Questionnaire, obtainable at Info Center or Main Office.
ENCOURAGEMENT FOR SEPARATED & DIVORCED MEN - God has a plan for you. Allow Him to take hold of your situation and be comforted by the wisdom found in His Holy Word. You can experience joy in the midst of this tumultuous season in your life. Gather with other brothers in Christ every Tuesday at 7:00pm here at The Ark. We will share in devotion, prayer, and fellowship.
CIRCLE OF HOPE
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP - Our support group is back and meeting here at The Ark on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00pm. If you or a loved one is battling cancer, consider participating in this time of encouragement through God's Word and fellowship with others.
HELP SHARE GOD'S LOVE - Help us bring the gospel to those in convalescent care in the Montebello area every third and fourth Saturday of the month. For more info, sign up at the Info Center.
EDUCATORS IN ACTION
ATTENTION ALL EDUCATORS - Desire a time of prayer and fellowship? Come build a community of support and prayer with other educators and those who serve with students of all ages (pre-school to college age). We meet every 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00pm in Room 106.
MINISTRY FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED WOMEN - Are you currently going through a separation or divorce? Find support and healing at our gathering here at The Ark once a month on a Friday. Our next meeting will be announced soon.
FMO MEN'S MINISTRY
MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Men, be strengthened and refreshed every Monday at 7:00pm at our FMO (For Men Only) study. This evening consists of worship, prayer, God’s Word, and fellowship with other men. We are currently studying through the book of 2 Corinthians. All guys ages 17+ are encouraged to attend.
HOPE IN CHRIST
MINISTRY FOR THOSE HAVING LOST LOVED ONES - A bereavement support ministry to bring comfort and hope to those that are grieving the passing of a loved one. We meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 6:30pm in Room 101.
TABLE TALK: MARITAL SUPPORT GROUP - Our monthly gathering meets on the last Monday of each month with a themed topic of discussion, food and fellowship. Won't you and your spouse consider participating on October 28? We'll gather at The Ark at 7:00pm.
VALENTINE’S DINNER - Saturday, February 2, from 6:30-11:00pm will be our annual Sweethearts Valentine’s Dinner. It will take place at Almansor Court in Alhambra. Cost will be $100.00 per couple. This event is great for couples that are dating, engaged, or married! You will be served a delicious meal, be able to dance the night away with your significant other, and hear a special message about relationships from Pastor Pancho. Couples from other churches also love this special event so make sure to sign up immediately as space is limited to only 100 couples.
PRE-MARITAL CLASSES - Couples, have you been attending The Ark for 9-10 months regularly and are planning to get married or renew your vows? If The Ark Montebello is your home church and you would like to get married or renew your vows here, please stop by the Main Office to pick up a pre-marital packet. Once you have completed and returned the packet, you will be contacted shortly in regards to your pre-marital classes.
VETERAN’S DAY POTLUCK - The Military Ministry invites you Friday, November 8 at 6:30pm, to a potluck style meal in honor of Veteran’s Day. We will enjoy worship together as well as a special message of encouragement from Pastor Pancho. All are invited: please sign up at the Military Desk in Building 3.
PRAYER & FASTING - Would you like to join us in our monthly meeting of prayer and fasting? It’s a time to lift up our burdens to the Lord, pray, worship, anoint with oil those that are sick, and have communion together as a family. When should you start fasting? It’s totally up to you! You can fast one, two, or seven days before Friday, November 1 at 6:30pm but we will end our fasting on this evening by having communion. These nights are held every first Friday of each month upstairs in the Children’s Worship Area.
SATURATE: MONTEBELLO - As one body, we want to reach out to our city and “Saturate Montebello” with the love of Jesus! We will be meeting once a month to pack items into ziploc bags and then hand them out to designated neighborhoods. We have a plan and a goal to give every home in Montebello a ziploc bag that shares the Good News of Jesus. Next meeting October 19 at 8:00am.
STREET WITNESSING TEAM - Grow your faith by coming alongside the street witnessing team as we pass out tracts and talk to people at local locations. We meet every 3rd Sunday of the month at the Montebello Mall between 1:00-5:00pm. See you there!
SIMPLE READS: WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB - Our exciting gathering for readers meets once a month on Monday at 6:30pm. Be a part of the wonderful world of reading! We’ll discuss the book "How to Have Your Life Not Suck" by Bianca Juarez Olthoff on November 4; December 2 "The Case for Christmas" by Lee Strobel; January 6 "Mama Maggie" by Martin Makary. For inquiries, please email Lisa Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIS STAR CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST & BOUTIQUE - “We have seen His Star in the East and have come to worship Him” - Matthew 2:2. Heaven is near, join us as we remember the day heaven came down and made us whole. It will be a morning filled with worship, adoration, praise, prayer, His written Word, fellowship, & a scrumptious meal. Saturday, December 14, 9:00-11:30am. Cost is $15.00 and includes breakfast event + boutique shopping.
SINGLE MOMS - Come and find rest here at The Ark every other Friday night at 7:00pm. We have nights of prayer, “refresh” nights, and nights devoted to fellowship. No sign ups necessary; just come as you are. For more information, please call the Main Office.
WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP - Every Monday at 6:30pm, our doors are open to all women who need guidance, prayer, and encouragement. Whatever the cause of the pain or trial, we have dedicated women here every week at our women’s support group. No cost or sign up necessary. "She came and worshipped Him, saying,"LORD, help me!"" Matthew 15:25
YOUTH LOCK-IN - Our “Dead Bones, Come Alive” 2019 Youth Lock-In is here!! We invite all Jr. High and High School students for an entire night of food, fellowship, and fun! We are going to have all kinds of activities going all night long including a powerful message about the renewing and restorative power of God. He is the God that makes dry, dead bones come to life! Students, there are flyers in the Youth Rooms so you can invite your friends. Lock-In is $25.00. November 1-2. Drop off time Friday is 8:00pm; pick up time is Saturday at 7:00am.
YOUTH WINTER CAMP - Attention all Jr. High and High School students! Sign up to come along on our annual Youth Winter Camp. It’ll be held this year at Camp Cedar Crest where we will enjoy an abundance of snow, one another, and God’s Word. Winter Camp will be the weekend of January 10-12. Cost is $150.00 with a non-refundable $40.00 deposit. If you want an opportunity to discover more of who God is and what He has for you while creating memories that’ll last forever, sign up in one of the Youth rooms today! Space is limited.
PARENT NEWSLETTER - Parents, ever wonder what is going on in our youth ministry? Our leaders want to stay connected with you so we have created a Parent Newsletter! We won’t spam your email, but you will get updates on events and current happenings within youth ministry from Pastor Derek. Subscribing is easy; just go to our youth website and enter in some simple information: www.montebelloyouth.weebly.com/parent-newsletter