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, October 25

Sunday Morning Services: Exodus 17 (8:00am & 10:00am)
Jr High & High School Services (8:00am & 10:00am)
Children's Ministry (10:00am)

Monday, October 26

Women’s Support Group via Phone (6:30pm)
Monday Night Service: FMO - For Men Only (7:00pm)

Tuesday, October 27

Tuesday Night Service: Back to Basics - Revelation (7:00pm)
Barnabas: Service for Divorced/Separated Men (7:00pm)

Wednesday, October 28

Midweek Service: Acts 7 (7:00pm)

Thursday, October 29 - The Ark Closed

Friday, October 30

College Age Group: Ages 18-25 - October 30 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: Service for Divorced/Separated Women - November 13 (7:00pm)
Faith & Friends on Friday Nights: Jr High & High School Gathering (7:00pm)
Friday Night Service: Quench (7:00pm)
Spanish Service - Romanos (7:00pm)

Saturday, October 31 - The Ark Closed

Moms in Prayer (9:00am)
Simple Reads: Women's Book Club - November 14 at Henry Acuña Park (10:30am)

Notables

IN-PERSON CHURCH IS BACK...OUTDOORS! - Worship the Lord with us outdoors every Sunday & Wednesday this summer! We are acknowledging LA County & Federal guidelines for church gatherings and have a handy PDF we've compiled with some important information available here . If you are not ready to come back to The Ark for in-person church, do not feel well or have compromised immune system, please consider watching service live online until you are comfortable doing so . We look forward to seeing you here at The Ark!

BLOOD DRIVE - Hope begins with you! The Ark Montebello has teamed up with Schurr High School's United Student Body and the American Red Cross to bring life saving blood donations to our communities. Make an appointment for our blood drive that takes place Monday, November 2 from 2:00-8:00pm in Building 3. For an appointment, please visit www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time & enter Sponsor Code: SCHURR. All blood donations are now tested for COVID-19 antibodies at www.redcrossblood.org/antibodytesting. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - Participate in the Great Commission of spreading the Gospel! Now more than ever, we need to send hope in a tangible way to needy children around the world, those living in orphanages, refugee camps, poor communities, hospitals and more. Good news! This year, we have free shoeboxes available for you to fill with new gifts for these children! Feel free to take a box and stop by our booth if you need more boxes or need more information or to sign up for our packing party and volunteer at the Samaritans Purse Processing Center.

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.

BIBLE STUDIES

BACK TO BASICS - We're covering the Book of Revelation, verse-by-verse on Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm here at The Ark.

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!

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.

BARNABAS MINISTRY

ENCOURAGEMENT FOR SEPARATED & DIVORCED MEN - God has a plan for you. Allow Him to take hold of your situation and be comforted by the wisdom found in His Holy Word. You can experience joy in the midst of this tumultuous season in your life. Service is held Tuesday at 7:00pm here at The Ark. We'll study God's Word, pray, and fellowship. For details, email Rene or Gus on how to connect with us!

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY IS BACK! At the moment, our Little Arkies are meeting again at 2nd Service only. Due to current restrictions, we can only accommodate a small number of children for these classes: 3 & 4 Year Old Class (8 max); K - 5th Grade Classes (12 max per class); Special Needs Class (2-3 max). Please check back here for updated information when we add more services. Also, if God puts in your heart, please prayerfully consider helping us out! We'd love to have you teach or assist in our Children's Ministry! Fill out a Ministry Questionnaire today, obtainable at Building 1 Main Office.

KIDZ WORLD YOUTUBE CHANNEL - Just because we aren't having in-person church doesn't mean our kiddos are without Children's Ministry activities! Check out The Ark's Kidz World Channel on YouTube! We have video content for 3 year olds up through 5th grade! Subscribe today!

COLLEGE AGE GROUP

FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICE FOR 18-25 YEAR OLDS - If you're between the ages of 18-25, you NEED to come out to The Ark on Friday, October 30 for our new topical series! Stop by the College Age Group Table before or after service and sign up! If you have Instagram @thearkcollegeagegroup follow us and stay up to date with our group!

EMBRACE HER

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 be held in-person and Zoom on November 13. Email lezlie.zepeda@gmail.com for details.

FMO MEN'S MINISTRY

MONDAY NIGHT SERVICE: FOR MEN ONLY - 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

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 - 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, November 13 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.

QUENCH

SERVICE 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. Service is held every Friday at 7:00pm. Must be 18 and over.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

BOOK CLUB - Ladies, on Saturday, November 14 at 10:30am, we will be meeting at Henry Acuña Park discussing the book, "Family" by Karen Kingsbury. If interested, email Lisa Perez at lisapccm@yahoo.com.

FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control meets Monday evenings through October 26 from 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 and older to participate.

WHITE AS SNOW: CHRISTMAS CANVAS PAINTING - Our painting event for women ages 16 years and older will take place in-person here at The Ark and via Zoom on December 12 at 9:00am. Women will enjoy a time of worship, a short devotional, and will be guided through steps creating their very own Christmas Canvas Painting that they will take home. Cost is $15 and limited to 50 participants. To register, visit Women's Info Center.

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. Our phone conferences are held Monday nights at 6:30pm. Email grammachrissy@att.net for details. No cost or sign up necessary. "She came and worshiped Him, saying,"LORD, help me!"" Matthew 15:25

YOUTH MINISTRY

NOT TODAY SATAN! - Join us on Friday, October 30 for our Not Today Satan event! We're hosting this event from 6:30-10:00pm. There will be pumpkin painting, games, music, laser tag, and a movie screening! Students are allowed to dress but not anything demonic or provocative. Weapons are absolutely NOT ALLOWED. This will be potluck-style so please bring food to share! Medical release & Covid release form available at https://montebelloyouth.weebly.com/not-today-satan-rsvp.html

FAITH & FRIENDS ON FRIDAY NIGHTS - Jr High & High Schoolers, come to The Ark High School Room on Friday nights at 7:00pm as we hang out with friends and encourage one another in our faith beginning November 6. Find out more info at montebelloyouth.weebly.com

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