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, September 26

Sunday Services - Tommy Cota - Psalm 124 "The LORD Is On Your Side" (9:00am & 11:30am)
Jr High & High School Services (9:00am & 11:30am)
Children's Ministry (9:00am & 11:30am)

Monday, September 27

Women's Support Group (6:30pm)
FMO Men's Bible Study (7:00pm)
Table Talk: Married Couples - September 27 (7:00pm)

Tuesday, September 28

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

Wednesday, September 29

Midweek Service - Philippians 4 (7:00pm)

Thursday, September 30 - The Ark Closed

Friday, September 24

Hope in Christ (6:30pm)
Connect Career Age Group: Ages 26-35 - October 1 (6:30pm)
College Age Group: Ages 18-25 - October 1 (7:00pm)
Quench (7:00pm)
Spanish Service - Romanos (7:00pm)

Saturday, September 25

Moms in Prayer (9:00am)

Notables

NEW SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES NOW IN EFFECT!! - We're back to our new/old service times!! See you at The Ark at 9:00am or 11:30am!! Pass the Word!!!!

SCHURR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LEAGUE CLOTHING DRIVE - Hello Arkies, this is a great time to part with your unneeded clothing, shoes, sandals, belts, handbags, blankets, bedspreads, curtains and linen. So gather all you got and save it. Then bring it to The Ark Montebello on October 30 between the hours of 9:00am - 12:00 noon. Please do not bring anything to church until the date of October 30. We just don't have the space for all your stuff. Remember, this clothing drive will greatly assist the Girls League of Schurr High School and provide a wonderful witness to our community of God's love and care. All clothing is sent to help the people of Central America.

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

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.

BEREAVEMENT

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.

BIBLE STUDIES

BACK TO BASICS - This class is intended to help us have a better understanding of The Book of Galatians. 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 starting September 7 from 7:00-8:30pm.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

GINGERBREAD HOUSE EVENT - The Ark's Children's Ministry invites your family to our annual gingerbread house making party!! Limited space available. Continental breakfast provided. Come! Fellowship and make memories with your family! Saturday, December 11 from 9:00am - 12:00pm. $25.00 per family.

COLLEGE AGE GROUP

WORSHIP NIGHT WITH MARY IVES - Any and all persons between the ages 18-35 are welcome to a special night of worship with Mary Ives, brought to you by The Ark's CAG (College Age Group) and held here on Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm. Bring a friend (or two) who needs to rekindle their relationship with Jesus! Coffee and treats provided.

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

WORSHIP NIGHT WITH MARY IVES - Any and all persons between the ages 18-35 are welcome to a special night of worship with Mary Ives, brought to you by The Ark's CAG (College Age Group) and held here on Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm. Bring a friend (or two) who needs to rekindle their relationship with Jesus! Coffee and treats provided.

FELLOWSHIP FOR 26-35 YEAR OLDS - Connect is back meeting at The Ark in the Children's Worship Area every other Friday beginning September 3. Check us out at Instagram @connect_theark! We'll meet up at 6:30pm.

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 take place October 8. Email lezlie.zepeda@gmail.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.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

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, September 27 in Children's Lounge.

ALLELON "ONE ANOTHER" KEYS TO STRENGTHENING YOUR MARRIAGE (DONE DEVOTIONAL STYLE) - UPDATE: Our October 15 event is postponed to November 12 due to the fact that the Marriage Ministry already has an event in October 23 named "Remain In Love: Marriage Conference." 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 office@ccmtb.com 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.

REMAIN IN LOVE: MARRIAGE CONFERENCE - Marriage Ministry will be hosting a conference for married and engaged coupled titled "Remain in Love" here at The Ark Montebello on October 23 from 9:30am - 3:30 pm. Cost is $35.00 per couple and includes light breakfast and lunch. Speakers will include Pastor Pancho & Millie Juarez. Register at Info Center today!

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, October 8 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

I AM WHO YOU SAY I AM - Ladies 16 years and over, please join us for our Autumn Bible Studies beginning Tuesday, October 5 and finishes November 16. Cost is $15.00 and payable at Women's Info Center. Limited Zoom available. Sorry, no childcare.

LET'S TALK - What are you running to or from? Our next gathering takes place Saturday, October 9 at 9:00am. Cost is $10.00 per lady. Register with Women's Info Center. Open to all ladies 14 years and up.

FRESH START - Our free women’s support group for weight control meets from 7:00-8:30pm on Mondays, from October 11 - 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. Women crafters sign up at Women's Info Center. Hurry, space is limited. 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

YOUTH MINISTRY

FAITH & FRIENDS & APOLOGETICS - Jr High & High Schoolers, come join us on Friday nights beginning October 1 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