This Week’s Bulletin & Announcements

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” — John 16:33


Friday, June 22nd, 2018
7:00 pm: Street Witnessing — Meets weekly in the Front Office

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
6:00 pm: Marriage Ministry – An afternoon at Montrose Bowl

Sunday Morning, June 24th, 2018 – 9:00 am & 11:30 am
“The Gift of Salvation,” Ephesians 2:8-9, by Pastor Xavier Ries

Children’s Services meet in the Education Building
Jr. High & High School meet in the Gymnasium

Sunday Evening, June 24th, 2018 – 6:00 pm
Evening service canceled, due to Baptism/Picnic at Park

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
7:00 pm: Jr. High/High School Study – Meets every Tuesday in the Gymnasium
7:00 pm: Tuesday Bible Study – Meets weekly in the Fellowship Hall (Sorry no child care available)
7:00 pm: Women’s Bible Study – Next meeting July 10th
7:00 pm: Men’s Bible Study – On break for the summer

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
6:00 am: Morning Bible Study – Meets in the Fellowship Hall

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 – 7:00 pm
Midweek Service: “What About Series,” by Pastor Xavier Ries
Next Worship, Prayer & Communion — July 5th
7:00 pm: New Believer’s Worship — Meets in the Sanctuary until 7:30 pm
7:30 pm: New Believer’s Study (11) — Meets in the Joppa Room



Baptism/Church Picnic — Sierra Vista Park
Come join us for a Baptism/Family Picnic at Sierra Vista Park in Sierra Madre on Sunday, June 24th, from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. Bring your own sides, drinks, and lawn chairs for a time of fellowship and fun. The Baptism will start at 4:00 pm in the pool area. We encourage those who have given their lives to Christ to make this public confession of faith. Please dress modestly, bring a towel and a change of clothes. No sign-ups necessary.

Street Witnessing Ministry
Due to the Baptism/Church Picnic the regular scheduled meeting will be canceled. They will resume meeting next month at their regular date and time.

Kids Camp 2018 — “Fruit Bearer”
“Fruit Bearer” taken from John 15 is this year’s Kid’s Camp theme. They will be heading up to Mile High Pines on Friday, June 29th (check-in 8:00 am) and returning Sunday, July 1st (2:00 pm). Children ages 8 through 12 years old, are invited to attend. The cost for the weekend is $140.00. Parents may sign-up their child in the Front Office (a $25 non-refundable deposit required).If you are interested in sponsoring a child or have questions, please ask Pastor Fernando Gonzalez.

Leadership Meeting
On Sunday, July 1st at 4:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall, we will be having our monthly Leadership meeting. If you are involved in overseeing a ministry or in a leadership capacity, please attend. Please direct inquiries to Pastor Mario Alvarez, in the Front Office after services.

Prayer Ministry
The Prayer Team meets monthly on the second Sunday of the month. Their next meeting will be on Sunday, July 8th at 1:15 pm, in the Education Bldg. The meeting is for those currently involved. If you are interested in getting involved, please direct questions to Pastor Mario Alvarez in the Front Office.

Women’s Summer Series — “Trust”
On Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary, the Women’s Ministry will meet for the 2nd installment of their Summer Series. The theme is “Trust,” topical studies taken from Proverbs 3:5-8, covering: ‘Acting on Trust.’ Please join us as we gather to study God’s Word. Our guest speaker will be Kelly Bell.

Tuesday Bible Study
The Tuesday Evening Summer Studies are underway. This year we will be studying the Book of Acts. For Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00 pm, they will meet in the Gymnasium.Also, child care will be available for this study only. Please direct questions to Pastor Tony Scotti.

Vacation Bible School – “CREATION”
Colossians 1:16, is the theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School. Are you ready to dive into the Bible and the scientific evidence with us to learn about God’s creation? Children will discover fascinating scientific facts, experiments, games, and skits – while at the same time growing their understanding of biblical truths. We invite Children ages 5 –12 years to join us, from July 23rd – 27th. Check in time is at 8:30 am and pick up at 12:30 pm. Parents may sign up their children in the Front Office or breezeway (by the Educational Building). For questions, please see Pastor Fernando Gonzalez.

Note: Sign-ups are also being taken for those interested in helping (must be at least 14 years old). There will be a helper meeting on July 8th, at 1:15 pm in the Joppa Room.

Youth Ministry — Summer Camp Out
The Youth Ministry will be having a Summer Camp Out at Point Mugu State Beach Camp Grounds from Friday, August 3rd (check-in 8:30 am) – Monday, August 6th (pick-up 1:30 pm). The theme is “Arise & Go,” taken from the Book of Jonah. The cost for the retreat is $95 (space is limited). Sign-ups are available in the Front Office, with a $25 non-refundable deposit required at time of sign-up. If you are interested in sponsoring a teen, please see Pastor Diego Festa in the Front Office after services.