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, May 22

Sunday Services - Bertin Almazan (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr High & High School Services (9:00am & 11:30am)
Children's Ministry (9:00am & 11:30am)

Monday, May 23

Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
FMO Men's Bible Study - 2 Samuel (7:00pm)
Table Talk: Married Couples - May 23 (7:00pm)

Tuesday, May 24

Back to Basics - Hebrews (7:00pm)
Barnabas: For Divorced/Separated Men (7:00pm)

Wednesday, May 25

Midweek Service (7:00pm)
Children's Ministry (7:00pm)

Thursday, May 26 - The Ark Closed

Friday, May 27

College Age Group: Ages 18-25 - May 27 (7:00pm)
Connect Career Age Group: Ages 26-35 - May 27 (7:00pm)
Embrace Her: For Divorced/Separated Women - June 10 (7:00pm)
Agape Kids: Ages 2-11 (7:00pm)
Quench (7:00pm)
Spanish Service - Revelation (7:00pm)

Saturday, May 28

Moms in Prayer (9:00am)

Notables

SUMMER BAPTISM - Have you been baptized? Come join us for our summer baptism! June 5 at 3:00pm at The Ark Montebello. Hot dogs and refreshments will be provided.

SUMMER 2022 BLOOD DRIVE - Hello Team Montebello, let's reach out again to our community by participating in the Summer 2022 Blood Drive on Monday, July 25 from 1:00-8:00pm! The needs are great so let's walk in those good works. Sign up online at redcross.org

SENIOR SUN RISE BIBLE STUDY - Every 4th Friday of the Month at 10:00am beginning August 26. We believe and are confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6

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 - Bring your Spanish speaking family and friends to our interactive Estudio Biblico en Español. We are going through the Book of Romans every Friday at 7:00pm. Beginning May 20, we will study the Book of Revelation. You can watch our study live on our Livestream channel or The Ark Montebello's Facebook Live.
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 Apocalipsis 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.

BIBLE STUDIES

BACK TO BASICS - This class is intended to help us have a better understanding of The Book of Hebrews. Our interactive class welcomes your questions. Come learn and have fun!

BARNABAS MINISTRY

SEPARATED & DIVORCED MEN - This is a support group from men that are suffering from separation issues. Every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

VBS VOLUNTEERS - Calling all volunteers to serve our kids for Vacation Bible School from July 18-22. There are many areas to serve: Crafts, snacks, games, group helpers and leaders, security or childcare for the servants' kids. Come have a blast! Register online or pick up a flyer at our VBS Table.

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 - Join us as we gather and connect with everyone ages 26-35 years old. Meeting every other Friday at The Ark. For more info, follow us on Instagram @connect_theark! We'll meet up at 7:00pm on May 27.

EMBRACE HER

FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED WOMEN - Embrace Her is a ministry where you'll find a community of women who come alongside you as you find healing in the midst of separation or divorce through God's Word. Our next meeting takes place at The Ark Montebello on Friday, June 10 at 7:00pm.

FMO MEN'S MINISTRY

GET IN THE ARK MEN'S CONFERENCE - Takes place July 29-30 here at The Ark and features dynamic messages by Pastors Ed Taylor, Al Pittman, and Pancho Juarez! Cost is $25 and will include dinner on Friday and continental breakfast on Saturday. Register at Eventbrite today!

FOR MEN ONLY BIBLE STUDY: 2 SAMUEL - 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

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, May 23 in Children's Lounge.

BLENDED FAMILY CLASS: PUTTING THE PIECES BACK TOGETHER GOD'S WAY - Did you know that Jesus and Moses were both raised in a blended family?! That's right, look it up! In fact, Moses was raised in a home of a different ethnicity and language than his. Jesus' siblings were all His 1/2 bothers and 1/2 sisters. This new blended family class will teach you how a blended family is put together God's way. Class begins June 17 and end July 22. Sign up at Info Center or call our Main Office to sign up. No cost for this class. Purchase your book at www.blendingafamily.com

THAT'S AMORE: PAINT & PIZZA NIGHT - Please come and join us at Gondola Pizza on Saturday, July 9 from 5:00-9:00pm. Cost is $76.00 per couple, limited spots available. Please see Marriage Info Booth for details.

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, June 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.

QUENCH

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.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

SCRIPTURES & SUCCULENTS - Ladies 16 & over: Please join us as we learn the importance of cultivating God's Word in our lives and visually expressing it as we create a beautiful succulent arrangement. Cost is $20.00. No childcare provided. Meetings held Saturdays:  May 28, June 11 & June 25 at 9:00am.

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. No cost or sign up necessary. Meet on Mondays at 6:30pm (but no meeting on 1st Monday of the month). "She came and worshiped Him, saying,"LORD, help me!" Matthew 15:25

YOUTH MINISTRY

COLLEGE AGE CONNECTION - Calling all high school seniors to join us Sunday, May 29 at 11:30am for food, fellowship and connecting with College Age Group. This is only happening during 2nd service! Bring your Bibles and a friend.

IMAGO DEI: THE BASIS FOR TRUTH - We will be hosting 2 Friday sessions (June 10 & 17) to discuss the Imago Dei Concept of Creation and how it dictates the reality about life, truth, and meaning within society, culture, and academics. Sessions begin at 6:30pm.

FIELD TRIP! HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY DAY AT THE MUSEUM! - We're going to LAC NHM on Friday, June 24 to learn and discuss evolution as it compares to intelligent design. We'll discuss the validity of carbon dating and other scientific methodologies used to describe artifacts presented. The discourse will focus on scientism vs real science, helping students to identify the validity of the information presented to them. Cost is $25 per student. We'll leave The Ark at 8:30am and return at 4:00pm.

THE BIG SWITCH! - Kids and teenagers...get ready for the next grade up as we switch to our new classes on Sunday, July 31. Connect with your teachers for more info.

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