Sunday, November 28
Sunday Services - 1 John 2:15-17 "The World...IN it, not OF it" (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr High & High School Services (9:00am & 11:30am)
Children's Ministry (9:00am & 11:30am)
Monday, November 29
Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
FMO Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)
Table Talk: Married Couples - November 29 (7:00pm)
Tuesday, November 30
Back to Basics - Philippians (7:00pm)
Barnabas: For Divorced/Separated Men (7:00pm)
Women's Fall Bible Study (7:00pm)
Wednesday, December 1
Midweek Service - Acts 27 (7:00pm)
Children's Ministry (7:00pm)
Thursday, December 2 - The Ark Closed
Friday, December 3
Hope in Christ (6:30pm)
College Age Group: Ages 18-25 - December 3 (7:00pm)
Connect Career Age Group: Ages 26-35 - January 7 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: For Divorced/Separated Women - December 17 (7:00pm)
Agape Kids: Ages 2-11 (7:00pm)
Spanish Service - Romanos (7:00pm)
Saturday, December 4 - The Ark Closed
Moms in Prayer (9:00am)
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - We're teaming up with American Red Cross for another blood drive! Sign up online by visiting redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: TheArk . You can also call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). Monday, November 29 from 2:00-8:00pm.
A CHRISTMAS SYMPHONY - Come and celebrate Christmas with Orange County's Praise Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, December 4 at 5:00pm! This sensational evening won't disappoint! Invite friends & family as we kick off our Month-long Celebrations!! Best part? THE EVENT IS FREE!!!!
DIVINE DESIGN: CHRISTMAS PAINTING CLASS - Come out and paint your Christmas gift for someone special on December 14! Cost is $25.00 per person and space is very limited!
CHRISTMAS WITH THE KATINAS - Experience Christmas cheer with your Ark Family & The Katinas on Friday, December 17 at 7:00pm! Our intimate evening will be held in Building 2 and is open to all, so please bring your family and friends to witness the splendor that is Christ's birth!
THE ARK TAMALE FEST - Come join us on Wednesday, December 22 for a Tamale Festival Potluck-Style! Please bring 1 dozen of your favorite home recipe, home cooked tamales to share! It all starts at 7:00pm in Building 3!
A HOLY NIGHT - Come & celebrate the birth of Jesus with The Ark Montebello's Children's Choir! Special message by Pastor Pancho. Festivities begin at 7:00pm on Friday, December 24. No Children's or Youth Ministries this evening as all families are welcome to sit together.
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 - This is an interactive Bible class in Spanish. We hope this class will help you not only understand the Book of Romans but also how to share your faith with friends and family that speak Spanish.
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 Romanos y comparta su fe con familiares y amigos.
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
ARKIETECHS (VIDEO/BROADCAST) - We can use your help for our On The Level Ministry! We have spots open for Sunday Morning & Wednesday Evening. If you are interested in volunteering, come on down to the Main Office and fill out a Ministry Questionnaire.
GRAPHIC ARTISTS - Calling all graphic artists! Please come to the Main Office and fill out a Ministry Questionnaire if you are interested in creating graphics for our various events and meetings that take place throughout the year! If you have any questions, please call us at 323-724-8464.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY - We are looking for servants for Children's Ministry. Fill out a Ministry Questionnaire today!
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!
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.
HOPE IN CHRIST - Our bereavement ministry to bring comfort and hope to those that are grieving the passing of a loved one meets every Friday of every month at 6:30pm. Please call the Main Office for more information.
BACK TO BASICS - This class is intended to help us have a better understanding of The Book of 1 Thessalonians. Our interactive class welcomes your questions. Come learn and have fun!
SEPARATED & DIVORCED MEN - This is a support group from men that are suffering from separation issues. Every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm.
GINGERBREAD HOUSE EVENT NOW FULL! - Our annual gingerbread event held Saturday, December 11 from 9:00am - 12:00pm is now full. For all who have registered, thank you for making this another successful event for the entire family. We'll see you there!
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 - Connect is back meeting at The Ark in the Children's Worship Area every other Friday. Check us out at Instagram @connect_theark! We'll meet up at 7:00pm.
SERVICE FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED WOMEN - Are you currently going through a separation or divorce? Find support and healing through God's Word as we gather at The Ark one Friday of the month for service. Our next gathering will take place December 17. Email email@example.com for details.
FMO MEN'S MINISTRY
FOR MEN ONLY BIBLE STUDY - 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.
THE ART OF PARENTING - The Art of Parenting is an 8 week study for parents that encourages them to parent intentionally, in order to launch their child into the next generation. Topics include: Forming character; Applying discipline; Understanding and nurturing identity; and Preparing children for the mission God has for them. Cost is $13.00 (workbook included). Sign up at Info Center after service today!
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 29 in Children's Lounge.
ALLELON "ONE ANOTHER" KEYS TO STRENGTHENING YOUR MARRIAGE (DONE DEVOTIONAL STYLE) - The Bible calls us to be at peace with another, to love one another, and build up one another up. There are are 59 verses in God's Word that reference "One Another". The Greek term for "One Another" is "Allen". Come with us as we explore God's Word as it pertains to the One Another" scriptures in the Bible through Worship, Devotions, and Prayer. Our gathering will be done in devotional service form as a way to grow closer to God and learn more about the Christian life. The goal of a devotional then, is to help people apply biblical concepts to their daily lives and help people think about what the Scripture means to them personally. A $5.00 fee per couple will include all you can drink coffee and special sweets. For those with restricted diets, please let us know of your dietary needs at the time of sign up so we can have you covered as well. Sign up fast at the info center as space is limited.
HOME FELLOWSHIP: SUMMER BIBLE STUDY "IMPROVING COMMUNICATION IN YOUR MARRIAGE" - UPDATE: THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL! KEEP LOOKING OUT FOR OUR NEXT SESSION! Communication is a top issue crippling a married couple's relationship. After the honeymoon phase, it doesn't take long for communication problems to reveal themselves. This six week home fellowship study will help you discover the skills that improve communication with your spouse and strengthen your marriage. Learning together is God's plan for all couples. Sign up at the Info Center before or after each service or call the Main Office at 323-724-8464 to sign up over the phone. Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject: "Marriage & Family Ministry Home Fellowship". SPACE IS LIMITED so sign up fast. Books are $9.00 and class is free. Books can be picked up at Info Center before or after service or during time of sign up.
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 & 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 10 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. Call 323-253-1219 to join our prayer.
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.
FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control meets from 7:00-8:30pm on Mondays through November 22. Location available by calling our Main Office at 323-724-8464. 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.
HIS STAR WOMEN'S BOUTIQUE - December 4 & 5. No devotional or breakfast this year due to covid restrictions. Only boutique on Saturday, December 4 from 9:00am - 12:00pm and after 1st & 2nd service on Sunday, December 5.
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. *NEW* We now meet at The Ark Montebello in person! No cost or sign up necessary. "She came and worshiped Him, saying,"LORD, help me!"" Matthew 15:25
WINTER CAMP - Get your snow boots ready for a fun filled trip to Big Bear Lake on Friday, January 14-17, 2022 (MLK Weekend). Cost is $180.00 and includes your stay and food. Guest worship and speakers & plenty of time in the snow! Sign up in Jr High or High School Room today!
FAITH & FRIENDS & APOLOGETICS - Jr High & High Schoolers, come join us on Friday nights as we talk about faith and hang out with friends. It's totally free and starts at 6:30pm. Don't miss out!
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