December 3 Bulletin

Published on Dec 2nd, 2017 by Robert M | 0

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am – Upstairs Classroom

Sunday Morning Worship Service – 10:30 am in the Sanctuary

A Mother’s Room is available in the Choir Room located behind the stage during the service for mothers with infants.

Nursery and Preschool Care is available beginning at 10:15 am and throughout the entire service in one of our classrooms.

Children’s Church today

Prayer & Counseling – Fred and Maryann Stevens will be in front of the stage from 12:00 – 12:30 pm to pray for your concerns.

Snacks today – Please join us after services in Fellowship Hall for light refreshments and fellowship.


WORSHIP SERVICE December 3, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

 Call to Worship……………………………When the Morning Stars Together New Hope Choir with Organ

/ Worship Leader, Celestine Olive

Announcements/Intercessory Prayer……………………………. Fred Stevens

Children’s Church Prayer

Advent Reading/Lighting Candle of HOPE  The Gula Family

Congregational Singing…………………………. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Here I Am to Worship

This is Amazing Grace

Worship in Giving

Special Music – Orphans of God………………… New Hope Women’s Chorus

Sermon – Expectant Waiting – 1 Corinthians 1:3-9…………. Michelle Fleming

Communion – Today we invite you to participate in the communion of the Lord’s Supper.  For those who don’t wish to participate please feel perfectly free to remain seated.  For those parents who wish their children to participate, they are perfectly welcome.  Please come forward down the center aisle.  If it is not easy for you to come forward, raise your hand and an usher will serve you at your seat.  Please take the bread and cup back to your seat and we will eat and drink together.

Congregational Singing………………….. Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus


December 10, 2017

Discipleship Class – 9:30 – 10:15 am – Upstairs Classroom

Sermon – Pastor Craig


Activities This Coming Week

Thursday Morning Bible Study – led by Larry Omasta from 9:30 – 11:00 am at 1612 N. Roosevelt Ave, Pasadena. We are studying the Book of Romans.

Thursday Evening Bible Study is on break and will resume on January 11th.

New Hope Praise Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 to 8:30 pm. – in the Choir Room.


Opportunities for Ministry

Kitchen Volunteers for Snacks and Potlucks – Please contact Barbara McCutchan to sign up if you can help serve in the kitchen.

Nursery and Preschool Care – Available beginning at 10:15 am and throughout the entire service


Youth Ministries

Children’s Church – Autumn Hamme and Jessica Morgan

Teen Church – Fred Stevens and Koa Shimabukuro

Children’s Church – Every Sunday during the sermon time

DisciplesNAction (Teens) Church – Every 2nd and 4th Sunday during the sermon time


Save these Dates in 2017!

Advent Season – December 3rd thru December 24th – Invite your family and friends to join us as we explore the excitement of the season. For your Christmas celebration planning, we will not have a Christmas Eve Service this year at New Hope.

Teens and Young Adults Christmas Party – December 7th at 6:30 pm. in Fellowship Hall.  Please join us for a night of food, fellowship, games and a discussion on the Advent of Hope.  For more information contact Koa Shima at 808-371-3849 or email at

Forerunners Bible Study and Potluck – Wednesday, December 13th, 12 noon, at the home of Barbara McCutchan, 196 S. Greenwood Ave, Pasadena.


Congratulations to the following couples who will be celebrating their wedding anniversary in December:

Donald & Deborah Paz   12/17/2005

Joe & Claudia Arechiga   12/25/1994


Fellowship Hall Schedule

Dec. 3rd – Snacks by those with the last names R – Z.

Dec. 10th – Snacks by those with the last names A – H.

Dec. 17th – Christmas Potluck – Families please bring one main entrée and salad or a dessert.  Singles please bring one main entrée or a salad or a dessert.

Dec. 24th – No Snacks Today – Enjoy your family and friends!

Setup and Takedown for December

*Barbara McCutchan, Ron Grassmann, Eve Jebens and Clark Miller


Theme Scripture for 2017

“Abide in the Vine, our source for renewal and bearing much fruit” — John 15:5


Craig Kuhlman, Lead Pastor (626) 222-8714

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

Celestine Olive, Assistant Pastor (626) 794-6107, Cell – (626) 222-1434

G.  Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor (626) 294-9133, Cell (626) 824-2439


Mailing Address: PO Box 411181, Eagle Rock, CA 90041

Church Location: 2322 Merton Ave, Los Angeles 90041


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