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, October 14

Sunday Morning Service - Genesis 1:26 - 2:7 "The Creation of Man: Origin & Nature" (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr. High School Study (9:00am & 11:30am)
Awakening: Young Adults Bible Study (6:00pm)

Monday, October 15

Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
Simple Reads: Women's Book Club - November 5 (7:00pm)
FMO: Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)

Tuesday, October 16

Back To Basics (7:00pm)
Barnabas (7:00pm)

Wednesday, October 17

Wednesday Morning Prayer (6:30am)
Wednesday Evening Service - Luke10 (7:00pm)
Jr. High & High School Study (7:00pm)

Thursday, October 18

Hope in Christ: Bereavement Ministry - October 25 (6:30pm)
Thursday Night Bible Study (7:00pm)

Friday, October 19

Embrace Her - TBA (7:00pm)
The Quench (7:00pm)
Single Moms Bible Study (7:00pm)

Saturday, October 20

Convalescent Ministry - October 20 (9:30am)

Notables

ELECTION FORUM ARCHIVE - Cut through the deceptive advertising, media distortions and misleading ads and VOTE FOR, NOT AGAINST YOUR BIBLICAL VALUES! Craig Huey's presentation has been archived and viewable at The Ark Montebello's Livestream Channel.<---(click that link to view)

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - Visit the Operation Christmas Child Table to learn how you can bless a needy child and show them God’s love in a tangible way. Join us in sending gift-filled shoeboxes to orphanages, refugee camps, poor communities, and places hit by natural disasters. Additional opportunities to serve further with Operation Christmas Child include a Packing Party on Saturday, October 27 from 10:00a-1:00pm at The Ark or to volunteer at the OCC Processing Center located in Fullerton.

USMC BIRTHDAY BALL - Happy Birthday, Marine! We're celebrating our 243rd Birthday with dinner on Friday, November 9. US Marines and Navy welcome to attend. $45.00 per person registration fee is required, payable at Military Ministry Table in Building 3.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE

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.

COMMUNITY CAFE - Have you been attending The Ark for more than 6 months and have been praying about serving? The Community Cafe would love you to consider serving in this unique area of ministry. We have openings for all services on Sunday and Wednesday after service. If you are interested, please obtain and turn in your completed Ministry Questionnaire at our Main Office.

CIRCLE OF HOPE

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP - Desire a time of prayer and fellowship with those who understand the difficult journey through cancer? Come and build a network of support and prayer with other cancer survivors and caretakers every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00pm. Next meeting will be held October 18.

CONVALESCENT MINISTRY

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.

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. Join us in our next meeting held Friday, October 12 at 7:00pm.

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

MARRIED COUPLES FALL BIBLE STUDY - "You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity" will radically shift the way you see this important relationship in your life. As a married couple, this study contains powerful truths and how to apply them into your marriage. Purchase your book and workbook at the Marriage Info Center in Building 3. Study will be at 7:00pm every Friday through October 19 meeting at various homes. Visit Marriage Info Center for hosting locations.

PUTTING THE PIECES BACK TOGETHER - Being parents of a blended family is a unique and, at times, difficult experience. Jesus exhibited a long term perspective and, in the same way, we believe that our new Blended Family Study will help parents of blended families put the pieces back together God’s way. Study held Friday evenings at 6:30pm. Register and purchase your study book for $15.00 at the Marriage Info Center.

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.

MEN'S MINISTRY

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY - Men, study God's Word with us Monday evenings at 7:00pm here at The Ark. In addition to our study, we'll have a time of worship, fellowship and encouragement.

PRAYER

PRAYER & FASTING - Our next time of prayer and fasting will be held Friday, November 2 at 6:30pm in the Children’s Worship Area.

MOMS IN PRAYER - 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 Room 106 in Building 1 from 9:00-10:00am.

STREET WITNESSING

SATURATE MONTEBELLO - Do you have a heart for the name of Jesus to be shared with people? 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 hand them out. We have a plan and a goal to give every home in Montebello a ziploc bag that shares the Good News of Jesus. Come to one or all of our meetings on October 27, November 10 & December 22 from 8:00am-12:00pm.

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

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 "Remember" by Karen Kingsbury on November 5; December 3 - "I Declare War" by Levi Lusko; January 7 - "Return" by Karen Kingsbury. For inquiries, please email Lisa Perez at lisapccm@yahoo.com.

I PRESS ON - October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month for families and loved ones impacted by the loss of a little one due to miscarriage, pregnancy loss, stillbirth, SIDS, infant loss up to age 2 & abortion. We would like for you to join us to honor and remember your baby as we hold onto the hope, forgiveness, and promises of God to keep pressing on. There is no footprint too small that it does not leave an imprint on or hearts and lives forever. So let us PRESS ON to the prize of heaven to unite us with our little ones gone too soon. There is no cost for this event but we ask that you do sign up. October 20 from 9:00am-12:00pm at The Ark. All are welcome.

SINGLE MOMS - Come find rest here at The Ark, Friday nights at 7:00pm. We're excited to go through a study entitled "Women of the New Testament" together. We have nights of prayer, "refresh" nights, and nights devoted to fellowship. Childcare is available. No need to register, just come as you are! More details available at our Main Office by calling 323-724-8464.

FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control will meet Thursday evenings through November 15, 7:00-8:30pm. Gain an appetite for the Lord through the Word of God, prayer, a Word study, and journaling. Learn to control eating habits as we journey together sharing victories, recipes, meal planning, counting calories, and exercise. Must be 12 years & older to participate.

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

GIRLS BEAUTY BOUTIQUE - Attention all 9-12th grade girls! Do you like clothes? Do you enjoy putting on makeup? Then this event is for you! We will be hosting a Beauty Boutique on Friday, October 19 at 6:30pm. We will have a small devo as well as provide finger foods and desserts while you “shop”. Every girl will have the opportunity to receive clothes and a small beauty bag. Sign up with $5.00 to hold your spot!

CREATED TO CREATE - All are welcomed to attend our Youth Art Show. Our students will be displaying their talents for God’s glory. This evening of October 26, see their own artistic interpretations of the book of Revelation.

JR HIGH MEXICO MISSIONS TRIP - Jr. Highers, come down to Rosarito, Mexico, with us to show orphans the love of Jesus the weekend of November 11-13. Don’t speak Spanish? Don’t worry about it! That is no problem at all because these kids just want your love and some extra attention. For more details or to sign up, visit the Jr. High Room in Building 2. Cost is $50 and passport is required.

MUSTACHE MONDAYS - Come and join us every other Monday night at 6:30pm as we fellowship with one another over some food and football at Pastor Derek’s house. Cost is $5 and open to all Jr. High and High School guys. Sign up in either Youth room!

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.