Weekly Bulletin

General Information

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, August 11

Sunday Morning Service - Genesis 18 "The Lord of Birth & Death" (7:30am, 9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr. High & High School Study (9:00am & 11:30am)

Monday, August 12

Women’s Support Group (6:30pm)
Simple Reads: Women's Book Club - September 9 (6:30pm)
FMO: Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)

Tuesday, August 13

Back To Basics: Hebrews (7:00pm)
Barnabas: Men's Support Group for Divorced or Separated (7:00pm)

Wednesday, August 14

Midweek Service - Luke 15:3-32 "The Reclamation of the Lost" (7:00pm)
Jr. High & High School Study (7:00pm)

Thursday, August 15

Hope in Christ: Bereavement Ministry - August 22 (7:00pm)
Circle of Hope: Cancer Support Ministry (On Break Till October)
Fresh Start: Women's Support Group for Weight Loss (7:00pm)
Thursday Night Bible Study: Romans (7:00pm)

Friday, August 16

Prayer & Fasting - September 6 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: Women's Support Group for Divorced or Separated - August 16 (7:00pm)
Single Moms - TBA (7:00pm)

Saturday, August 17

Saturate: Montebello - TBA (8:00am)
Convalescent Ministry - August 17 (1:30pm)

Notables

HOW TO HAVE YOUR LIFE NOT SUCK - Author/Speaker Bianca Juarez Olthoff invites YOU to her exclusive book launch party! Her soon-to-be released book entitled, How To Have Your Life Not Suck: Becoming Today Who You Want To Be Tomorrow  will be showcased at this event that is open for all to experience! Come out for a great time of worship, encouragement and fellowship Thursday, August 15 at 7:00pm.

CUB SCOUTS OPEN HOUSE - Hey parents, did you know that we have one of the oldest American traditions taking place right here at church? Scouting, or better known as the Cub Scouts, is right here at the Ark Montebello. Your son will grow in the Lord, make friends, go camping, fishing, and so much more. Pick up a flyer at the Cub Scouts Information Table right outside today and attend our Open House on Thursday, August 22 at Building 3 to learn about Scouting. Hope to see you there!

END OF SUMMER BASH - Head over to The Ark on Sunday, September 1 at 6:00pm for an awesome time with friends & family! We’ll welcome in Autumn with some music, food and lots of fellowship. Music by Shofar and Little Willie G. Know someone who doesn’t know Christ but loves music and food? Bring them to The Ark this evening!

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.

CIRCLE OF HOPE

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP - We're taking a little break through summer and will resume meeting in October. See you in a few months!

CONVALESCENT MINISTRY

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.

EMBRACE HER

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 to be announced.

HOME FELLOWSHIPS

STUDY IN THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS - Are you yearning to grow in God’s Word as well as meet other believers at The Ark? Our home fellowship study is the perfect place to do that! We will be studying through the book of Philippians every Friday through August 23 at 7:00pm. Sign up and purchase your book for only $10 at the Info Center in Building 3. Home locations: Montebello, Pico Rivera, Cerritos, & Alhambra

HOPE IN CHRIST

HOPE IN CHRIST: BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY - A new bereavement ministry to bring comfort and hope to those that are grieving the passing of a loved one. We will meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 6:30pm. Please call the Main Office for more information.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

TABLE TALK: MARITAL SUPPORT GROUP - Our monthly gathering is taking a break for Summer and is scheduled for September 30.

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.

PRAYER

PRAYER & FASTING - Our next time of prayer and fasting will be held Friday, September 6 at 6:30pm in Children's Worship Area.

STREET WITNESSING

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 TBA.

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!

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control will meet at 7:00pm every Thursday through August 15. Gain an appetite for the Lord through the Word of God, prayer, and journaling. Learn to control eating habits as we journey together sharing victories, recipes, meal planning, counting calories, and exercise. Must be 12 years or older to participate.

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 "The Scribe" by Francine Rivers on September 9; October 7 - "Fame" by Karen Kingsbury; November 4 "How to Have Your Life Not Suck" by Bianca Juarez Olthoff. For inquiries, please email Lisa Perez at lisapccm@yahoo.com.

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 MINISTRY

THRIVING IN BABYLON - Incoming Freshman are invited and encouraged to sign up for this 7 week discipleship class through the Book of Daniel. We will be meeting at local coffee shops and leaders’ homes. Cost is $5. Begins Sunday, August 18 at 5:00pm.

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

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.