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, April 21 - Resurrection Day!

Sunday Morning Service - Luke 24 “Why Are You Troubled? I Am Alive!" (6:00am, 9:00am & 11:30am)

Monday, April 22 - The Ark Closed

Women’s Support Group (April 29)

Tuesday, April 23 - The Ark Closed

Back To Basics (April 30)

Wednesday, April 24

Midweek Service (7:00pm)
Jr. High & High School Study (7:00pm)

Thursday, April 25

Fresh Start (7:00pm)

Friday, April 26

Prayer & Fasting - May 3 (7:00pm)

Saturday, April 27

Moms In Prayer (9:00am)

Notables

EASTER 2019 - Christ laid it all down for us on the Cross. It's time for us to lay it all down at the feet of Jesus! Make plans to be a part of our week long festivities. Pastor Pancho will share each night on the very topic. Worship by Ray Gregory, Michael Landingham, Tim Neinhaus, Hilary & Kate, Moi, Chris Lizotte, and Mary Ives! For additional information, please visit our Calendar link for dates and times, or call our Main Office at 323-724-8464.

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.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL MEETING - Interested in serving at Vacation Bible School this summer? VBS is such a blessing to not just our own Ark kids, but to kids in our community who come for this free summer event. Come and meet with us once a month for a time of prayer, fellowship, and sharing plans for VBS 2019! We will meet Monday, April 29 at 7:00pm in Room 106.

TREASURE CAMP KIDS BOOK CLUB - Children’s Summer Book Club will be here soon! Dates are June 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm here at The Ark. Cost is $10.00 per child. Sign ups begin April 28. Book Club is for all children entering 1st through 5th Grade. Mommy & Me for Kindergarten will also be available during the day. Please see Kiosk for more details.

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 May 16.

ANCHORED IN HOPE LUNCHEON - This Luncheon is to recognize and encourage those in our congregation who are currently battling through cancer or who are in remission. Cancer survivors as well as their caregivers are invited to attend. Anchored in Hope Luncheon is Saturday, June 1 in Building 3 from 10:30am - 1:00pm. Cost is $10.00 per person.

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.

FAMILY MINISTRY

FAMILY CAMPOUT - Sign your family up for our annual Family Campout at Yucaipa Regional Park! Cost for this memorable time is $160.00 for up to a family of six. Price includes five days and four nights on the campground, Saturday dinner, and Sunday breakfast. Dates are July 10 -14. Sign up today at the Info Center in Building 3 with your $30.00 non-refundable deposit.

HOME FELLOWSHIPS

COLOSSIANS & PHILEMON - 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 together through the books of Colossians and Philemon every Friday evening at 7:00pm from April 26 through May 31. Sign up and purchase your book for $10.00 at the Info Center in Building 3.

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 - A safe space to dialogue about marital relationships provided by our Marriage Ministry where married couples can come and learn from each other. Our next meeting will take place Monday, April 29 at 7:00pm in Room 112. Finger foods and refreshments provided.

MARRIAGE RETREAT - For all married couples, The Ark Montebello is providing a time to get away from the stresses of life by retreating with your spouse for a weekend of refreshing your marriage. This year’s retreat will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs. We will be “Growing in Wisdom” the weekend of September 20-22. Cost per couple is $490.00 ($100.00 non-refundable deposit with payment plan available). Space is limited so reserve your spot at the Marriage Info Center for this special weekend.

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.

MILITARY MINISTRY

FLING INTO SPRING - The Military Ministry is now receiving donations for 2019 “Fling into Spring” care packages for our military personnel overseas. Register your military loved ones to receive a package in Building 3 at the Military Info Center. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month in Room 103.

PRAYER

PRAYER & FASTING - Our next time of prayer and fasting will be held Friday, May 3 at 6:30pm in Children's Worship Area.

WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER - For the next two weeks, this prayer ministry will take a break from meeting together on Wednesday mornings. Upper Room Prayer will resume once again on April 24.

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

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

WOMEN’S SPRING STUDY - Ladies, come join us on a four week walk through the Book of Philippians. Sit, listen, learn, and then break for a coffee and dessert fellowship every Tuesday during the month of May at 7:00pm. Cost is $5.00. Sign up at the Women’s Info Center in Building 3. Study is for women ages 18 and older. Sorry, childcare unavailable.

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 "Reunion: Redemption Series #5" by Karen Kingsbury on May 6; June 3 "Heart Wide Open" by Shellie Tomlinson; July 8th - “A Kiss Without Any Shame” by Annabelle Reza. For inquiries, please email Lisa Perez at lisapccm@yahoo.com.

MOTHERS DAY TEA - Mothers and their daughters are cordially invited to share an experience of tea, tea sandwiches, and desserts while being refreshed in the presence of God on Saturday, May 4 at 9:00am. Register today at Women's Info Center in Building 3 for only $15.00 per participant. Open to ages 12 and up.

FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control will meet at 7:00pm every Thursday through May 16. 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.

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

MASTERPIECE PAINT NIGHT - Jr. High and High School girls, you and your mom are invited to a night of getting messy with paint! You don’t have to be an artist at all! It’s all about having fun while spending some quality time with your momma as you create some works of art. It’ll be a great time too of reflecting that no matter how messy life gets, you will always be a beautiful and priceless masterpiece in the eyes of your heavenly Father. Friday, May 31, at 6:00pm. Cost is $10.00 per person.

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.