Weekly Bulletin

Pancho Juarez - Lead Pastor

931 S. Maple Ave, Montebello, CA 90640 TEL (323) 724-8464 | FAX (323) 724-8467 Office hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday 9am - 9pm Closed Thursday & Saturday

Sunday, December 4

Sunday Services - A Christmas Symphony Presented by Praise Symphony Orchestra (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr High & High School Services (9:00am & 11:30am)
Children's Ministry (9:00am & 11:30am)

Monday, December 5

Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
FMO Men's Bible Study - 2 Samuel (7:00pm)
Table Talk: Married Couples - November 28 (7:00pm)

Tuesday, December 6

Back to Basics - Book of James (7:00pm)
Barnabas: For Divorced/Separated Men (7:00pm)

Wednesday, December 7

Midweek Service - Christmas 2022 - John 1 "His Word" (7:00pm)
Jr High & High School Services (7:00pm)
Children's Ministry (7:00pm)

Thursday, December 8 - The Ark Closed

Mommy and Me at Rio Hondo Park - December 15 (12:00pm)

Friday, December 9

College Age Group: Ages 18-25 - December 16 (7:00pm)
Connect Career Age Group: Ages 26-35 - January 6 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: For Divorced/Separated Women - TBA (7:00pm)
Hope in Christ: Bereavement Ministry - December 9 (7:00pm)
Agape Kids: Ages 2-11 (Resumes January 6)
Equipping The Saints: Discipleship (7:00pm)
Quench (7:00pm)
Spanish Bible Study (7:00pm)

Saturday, December 10 - The Ark Closed

Moms in Prayer via Phone (9:00am)

Notables

A CHRISTMAS SYMPHONY FEATURING PRAISE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA! - The Ark Montebello welcomes our friends over at Praise Symphony Orchestra back here for a special Christmas worship program on Sunday, December 4. Enjoy delightful Christmas classics with the family at both our Sunday Morning Services, held at 9:00am & 11:30am. Invite a friend!

MISSIONS OPPORTUNITIES WITH SAMARITAN'S PURSE - There are many opportunities to get involved in missions! These endeavors bless countless people AND you! The Ark Montebello is partnering with Samaritan's Purse for God's Glory! Find out more at samaritanspurse.org

AGAPE KIDS - Agape Kids is a place for 2-11 year old kids to get together at The Ark Montebello on Fridays during evening meetings.

SPANISH SERVICE - Bring your Spanish speaking family and friends to our interactive Estudio Biblico en Español. We are going through the Book of Revelation every Friday at 7:00pm. We will study the Book of Revelation. You can watch our study live on our Livestream channel or The Ark Montebello's Facebook Live.
Este estudio bíblico está diseñado para que pueda interactuar con el maestro (Preguntas y respuestas: Preguntas y respuestas). También obtenga una mejor comprensión del Libro de Apocalipsis y comparta su fe con familiares y amigos.

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 is looking for helpers with 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!

BIBLE STUDIES

TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY: BACK TO BASICS - This class is intended to help us have a better understanding of The Books of James. Our interactive class welcomes your questions. Come learn and have fun!

EQUIPPING THE SAINTS: DISCIPLESHIP - What is the cost of being a Kingdom Disciple? A believer in Christ Jesus who takes part in the spiritual development process. Learning through worship who God is, what He has done and what you are trusting Him to do. Make disciples is a command not a request...GO, baptize and teach! Our study meets here at The Ark every Friday at 7:00pm and is open to anyone 16 years and older.

SENIOR SON RISE BIBLE STUDY - Every 4th Friday of the Month at 10:00am. Due to Thanksgiving, we're meeting on December 16. We believe and are confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6

BARNABAS MINISTRY

SEPARATED & DIVORCED MEN - This is a support group from men that are suffering from separation issues. Every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm.

BEREAVEMENT

HOPE IN CHRIST: SUPPORT GROUP FOR THOSE SUFFERING FROM LOSS - Have you lost a loved one and now you are having a difficult time making sense of your grief? The Bereavement Ministry is a support group that is here to assist you during this time of testing. Come and let us seek the God of all comfort together. Meetings held on these Friday evenings at 7:00pm here at The Ark: 12/9, 12/16.

COLLEGE AGE GROUP

GATHERINGS FOR 18-25 YEAR OLDS - Are you 18-25 years old and looking to connect with others your age at The Ark? You do not have to be attending college to attend! Come on out, grow in your faith, and stay for some quality fellowship! Please call the Main Office or DM our Instagram @collegeagegrouptheark for dates and locations. "For where two or three are gathered in My name, there am I among them."- Matthew 18:20

CONNECT: CAREER AGE GROUP

FELLOWSHIP FOR 26-35 YEAR OLDS - Join us as we gather and connect with everyone ages 26-35 years old. Meeting every other Friday at The Ark. For more info, follow us on Instagram @connect_theark!

EMBRACE HER

FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED WOMEN - Embrace Her is a ministry where you'll find a community of women who come alongside you as you find healing in the midst of separation or divorce through God's Word. Our next meeting takes place at The Ark Montebello on Fridays at 7:00pm. Upcoming dates: 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13

FMO MEN'S MINISTRY

FOR MEN ONLY BIBLE STUDY: 2 SAMUEL - Men, study God's Word with us Monday evenings at 7:00pm at The Ark. We'll meet for a time of worship, prayer and encouragement via God's Word.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

VALENTINE DINNER - Attention married, engaged or courting couples: Reserve your spot now for our Valentine's Dinner, where you will experience a night out on the town with fellow Arkies and friends...all in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! Enjoy sweet fellowship, koinonia with food, music and a devotional in God's Holy Word! Cost is only $100.00 per couple and limited! Our Valentine's gathering takes place February 11 at The Mission Square Restaurant at 6:00pm!

TABLE TALK: MARITAL SUPPORT GROUP - Whether you are having marital issues or not, we invite you to an evening of conversation among newly and seasoned and married couples. We meet on the last Monday of every other month at 7:00pm. Our next meeting will be held on Monday, November 28 in Children's Lounge.

PRE-MARITAL CLASSES - Couples, have you been attending The Ark for 6 months regularly as a couple and are planning to get married or renew your vows? If The Ark Montebello is the home church for the both of you and you would like to get married or renew your vows here, please call our Main Office at 323-724-8464 and leave your name and phone number so we can contact you regarding pre and post marital resources at The Ark Montebello.

PRAYER

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, December 9 at 6:30pm but we will end our fasting on this evening by having communion. These nights are held every second Friday of each month.

MOMS IN PRAYER - Inviting and welcoming ALL mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters to have a profound impact on your children and their schools. Enjoy a time of fellowship, prayer, and engagement for our children over the phone every Saturday from 9:00-10:00am through early June. Call 323-253-1219 to join our prayer. (We take breaks according to school year calendar)

QUENCH

A PLACE FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH ADDICTION - We are a fellowship of men and women who, through the power of Jesus, seek freedom from the sin we call addiction. We believe a person can be freed from this bondage through the power of God’s indwelling Holy Spirit and the application of His Word to our lives. Held every Friday at 7:00pm. Must be 18 and over.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

MOMMY AND ME - This month, we're meeting at Rio Hondo Park at 10am! We would like to invite all mommies with children 5 years and under to have a time of fellowship and prayer.

HIS STAR CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE - Ladies, we invite you to His Star Boutique for an intimate, heartfelt and joyful day of shopping, a delicious breakfast, worship, and celebrating the true meaning of Christmas. Saturday, December 3 at 9:00am we will be serving a delightful breakfast followed by our Christmas Boutique. Cost is $20.00. Sign up at the Women's Info Center in Building 3 Sunday, December 4, His Star Boutique will reopen for shopping after 1st and 2nd service for the entire family. ​See you there!.

TIMES OF REFRESHING - Ladies, join us for devotions in God's Word followed by group discussion and prayer. Come and be refreshed in the Lord every last Tuesday of the month at 10:00am.

WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP - Women's Support Group at The Ark provides a haven for women who are in need of prayer and Biblical advice. No cost or sign up necessary. We meet on Mondays at 6:30pm (but no meeting on 1st Monday of the month). If you cannot attend in person, we also offer Zoom meeting at 6:00pm (call us at 323-724-8464 for details).

YOUTH MINISTRY

YOUTH ARK KENTUCKY TRIP! - Jr High and High Schoolers! Sign up to join us June 25-28 as we fly to Kentucky to visit The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum. Cost is still to be determined and a non-refundable deposit is required to secure your spot for this trip. Sign up only at High School Room or Main Office.

SNOW DAY - Come join us on MLK Jr Holiday as we head over to Big Bear for fun in the snow! Cost is $20.00. Pack a lunch and bring money for dinner at In-N-Out. Jr High & High Schoolers only! January 16 from 8:00am - 7:00pm.

YOUTH MINISTRY SUNDAYS - Jr High & High Schoolers, come join us for our verse by verse study thru the Book of Romans on Sunday mornings. Bring a friend!

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