Pancho Juarez, 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, November 19
Sunday Morning Service - Romans 1:24-32 "Divine Abandonment" (8:30am, 11:00am & 1:15pm)
Jr. High School Study (8:30am & 11:00am)
Awakening: Young Adults Fellowship (6:00pm)
Monday, November 20
Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
Simple Reads: Women's Book Club - December 4 (6:30pm)
FMO: Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)
Tuesday, November 21
Barnabas: Support Group for Separated & Divorced Men (7:00pm)
Back To Basics - Book of Romans (7:00pm)
Wednesday, November 22
Midweek Service - Psalm 107:1-32 "Why Should We Give Thanks To The Lord?" (7:00pm)
Jr. High & High School Study (7:00pm)
Thursday, November 23 - Happy Thanksgiving...Office Closed
Cub/Boy Scouts (Cancelled This Week)
Thursday Night Bible Study (Cancelled This Week)
Friday, November 24 - Office Closed
Educators in Action - November 17 (Cancelled This Week)
Embrace Her (January 5)
The Quench (Cancelled This Week)
Single Moms Bible Study (Cancelled This Week)
Saturday, November 18 - Office Closed
Moms In Prayer (Cancelled This Week)
Convalescent Ministry (December 16)
ANGEL TREE - Are you looking for a short term ministry? This is it! Angel Tree Ministry provides Christmas gifts to children whose parents are incarcerated. It also keeps a parent and child relationship. We are looking for volunteers. Sign up sheet will be in Building 3 at Info Center. Angel Tree tags will be available at the Angel Tree table on Sunday, November 19 after all three services.
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
FAMILY MINISTRY - If the Lord is leading you and your family - whether married or single - to serve in the family ministry, please pick up a Ministry Questionnaire from Pastor Willie. An announcement will be made regarding an information meeting in the near future to all interested in serving. “How good and pleasant it is when brethren dwell together in unity.”
CAFE - The Community Cafe is in great need of servants for each service. If you have a passion for coffee and espresso, we’d love to have you join our team! For more details, see us in Building 3.
CHRISTMAS CHOIR - We are forming a Kids Christmas Choir to sing in the sanctuary for Christmas Eve services on December 24. If your child is in 1st-5th grade and would like to participate, please sign them up on the sign up sheets in their classes. Practices will be during 3rd service the months of November and December.
CIRCLE OF HOPE
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP PAJAMA DRIVE - Make this Christmas a little brighter by providing new pajamas, blankets, and slippers to babies and children up to the age of 18 currently undergoing cancer treatment. All items will be donated to Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles and congregants of The Ark. Items can be placed in the Circle of Hope Donation Barrel in Building 3 now through December 20.
COMFORTING THE BEREAVED
MINISTRY FOR THOSE HAVING LOST LOVED ONES - A new ministry to bring comfort and hope to those that are griveing the passing of a loved one. We meet every first Friday of the month at 7:00pm for a time of devotion, prayer, and support. Our next meeting will be November 3.
HELP SHARE GOD'S LOVE - Help us bring the gospel to those in convalescent care in the Montebello area every third Saturday of the month. For more info, sign up at the Info Center.
MINISTRY FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED WOMEN - Are you currently going through a separation or divorce? Find support and healing at our gathering here at CCM every other Friday. Join us in our next meeting held Friday, January 5 at 7:00pm.
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 front 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.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY - Men, join us every Monday at 7:00pm for a time of fellowship and the studying of God’s Word. We are currently studying through the book of Romans.
CHRISTMAS AT THE LOS ANGELES MISSION - The FMO Ministry will be going to Skid Row on Christmas Eve to distribute hygiene kits. FMO is asking for your help in donating the following items: soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deoderant, dental floss, toenail clippers, shavers, mouthwash, hand sanitizer, granola bars, combs, wet wipes, or cash only donations. Please drop off items at the FMO Table in Building 3 by December 13.
WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER - Want to start your morning off right? Come to The Ark for a time of seeking the Lord in prayer every Wednesday morning from 6:30am-7:30am.
PRAYER & FASTING - Our next time of prayer and fasting will be held Friday, December 1 at 6:00pm in the Children’s Worship Area.
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 1:00pm and 5:00pm. See you there!
MOMS IN PRAYER - Mom, will you pray for me? Every Saturday, mothers (and aunts and grandmas too!) from The Ark get together to stand in the gap for our children and the schools they attend by praying for them. Our meetings take place in Building 1 from 9am-10am.
SIMPLE READS: WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB - Upcoming books and discussions: December 4 - “Sons of Encouragement” by Francine Rivers. Books available at Chapel Store. Our meetings gather Mondays at 6:30pm. For inquiries, please email Lisa Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE - Ladies, join us for an evening of fun! There will be a variety of crafts sold at our annual Christmas Boutique and Fellowship. There will be a message, desserts, and lots of shopping! It will be Tuesday and Wednesday, December 5 & 6 in Building 3. Bring your family and friends! No kids please.
SINGLE MOMS CHRISTMAS POTLUCK - The Single Moms Ministry is having a Christmas Potluck and all single moms and their children are invited! Come and join us for some sweet fellowship. It is a free event but we do ask that you sign up at the women’s info center in Building 3 to let us know what dish you will be bringing. The event will be Saturday, December 9.
WOMEN'S RETREAT - Register for “In the Master’s Hands” today at the women’s info center only. Ladies, this retreat does fill up quickly so please put your non-refundable deposit down quickly! Total cost is $200. Retreat will be March 9-11, 2018 at the Murrietta Hot Springs Conference Center.
YOUTH MINISTRY UPDATES - Stay connected and receive instant updates and reminders of all of our Youth Ministry ongoings by texting the keyword: JESUSFREAK; to the number: 41411.
AWAKENING: YOUNG ADULT FELLOWSHIP - A fellowship for those between the ages of 18-29 meets every Sunday at 6:00pm. Whether you’re single, married, divorced, guy or girl, this fellowship is for you! Impact our community and the world in a powerful and exciting way.