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Re-broadcast, with chat and confidential prayer. Log on at http://citychurch-online.org. View video archives here. More details here...

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Service Times

9:30 a.m. - Sabbath School

10:50 a.m. - Worship Service
Every Sabbath, Sanctuary

11:00 a.m. - Armenian Service
Every Sabbath, Chapel

11:00 a.m. - Romanian Service
Fellowship Hall (except 4th Sabbath)

9:30 a.m. - Youth Church
4th Sabbath, Fellowship Hall

 

Adventist Peace Fellowship

Glendale City Church is committed to working for peace and justice as an integral part of their identity and mission. More here...

This Sabbath

Worship Service on
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Sermon - Todd Leonard
Jesus Lives On: The Story of the Early Church
“The Never-Ending Resurrection”
Hymn of Praise “Lord of All Being, Throned Afar” No. 17
Closing Hymn “Jesus Shall Reign” No. 227

Whether you’re a regular member or a visitor, we encourage you to continue to fellowship with our church family after the worship service. Please also feel free to contact any of our pastoral staff if you have a question or need help.

Sunset tonight – 7:32 p.m.

Bulletin Board

April 18, 2015

TODAY

We continue today with our current sermon series, Jesus Lives On: The Story of the Early Church. Today we look at how the power of Jesus’ resurrection lives on in the lives of his followers ever since the days of the first disciples.

Today we warmly welcome our guest organist, Dr. Timothy Howard, as well as Rev. Ken Simon from First Lutheran Church of Glendale for the “Gifts of the Community.” Thank you to both of you for enriching our service today!

Youth Church, 9:30 a.m.-Noon. Multipurpose room.

CHURCH FINANCE DIALOGUE SESSION. This Saturday, 1:30 p.m., sanctuary. An opportunity to talk to the pastors and church board members about the letter you received this week from Todd.

Potluck, Sabbath, April 25. Potluck (comfort food) in the fellowship hall follows the worship service.

Gil ValentineL.A. Adventist Forum, April 25, 3:00 p.m.
, chapel. Gil Valentine, PhD, Chair, Administration / Leadership, School of Education, La Sierra University, topic: "The Voice Falls Silent:  Ellen White and the Crisis of World War I." More about Adventist Forum...

Bonus Concert, Midori - April 25, 2015, 5:30 p.m. Click link for details.

KempOn Sunday, April 26, at 3:00 p.m., the La Cañada Presbyterian Church will present a benefit concert in support of our beloved organist as he faces a months-long journey towards recovery. The Glendale City Church Choir will be part of this event. Address: 626 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada, CA 91011. Details here...

Adventist Peace Fellowship posted an article about the Armenian Genocide Centennial Day of Remembrance held at Glendale City Church on April 18. If you were unable to attend, you can now view this service at City Church Online until next Wednesday. Read the article here...
 

NEXT WEEK

City Church Online. The Sabbath morning worship is rebroadcast 14 times a week for all who are unable to be physically present at church. Viewers can discuss and interact with the chat feature and receive confidential prayer. Tune in this week for the April 18 worship service with Dr. Hovik Sarrafian, Armenian Senior Pastor. Log on at http://citychurch-online.org. View video archives here.

Sunday-Friday, 5:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)

More about GCC Online Campus...

You are invited to “How Sweet the Sound,” a free sacred music concert at Glendale Adventist Academy on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Charles E. Watkins Auditorium. Details here...
 

NEXT SABBATH

Sunset Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:37 p.m.

Godly Play is on the first and third Sabbaths every month after children's sermon (unless otherwise announced). It's held at 11:20 a.m. in the Giraffe Room for ages 5-13. More about Godly Play...
 

HOW CAN I HELP?

HELP PRAYERS AND SQUARES QUILTING MINSTRY GET GOING!  If you have sewing equipment or supplies you would be willing to donate, please contact Evie Salzman, coordinator at 213-369-6898 or salzmannevie@gmail.com. Items needed: sewing machines, ironing boards, irons, cotton fabrics, sewing thread, scissors, rotary cutters, cutting mats, needles, safety pins, and more. View video clip in Ministries...

Pastor Arleene and Danny Chow are looking to move closer to their church family. If you have any leads on a two-bedroom house or apartment around Glendale/Northeast L.A., please contact them!

Glendale Communitas Initiative NEWS. Details here...

  • May 11, 2015. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Free Dental Care offered to children who do not have access to dental care. [See flyer here...]
  • Free Skills Training for Women Veterans at Verdugo Job Center. [See flyer here...]
  • Have you been laid off? You could be eligible for FREE training and job placement services. To learn more about qualifying for this program go to www.wiblacity.org/b2w[See flyer here...]

Caesura Youth Orchestra. Keep up-to-date by visiting their website, http://www.mycyo.org/, and subscribing to their blog.

Church member looking for a room to rent. If you can help, contact Iris Botnik 818-841-1373.

Trayfena Zambre is collecting blankets and warm clothing for shipping to orphanages in Armenia. Please contact her at 818-414-8277 or Jeevan Johnson (jeevanjohnson7@gmail.com) if you are able to help!

Want to remember a loved one or friend with pulpit flowers? Or simply to add beauty to the service? If so, please contact the church office to pay for your order. Arrangements start at $50. Thank you to those who have supported this meaningful project.
 

STEWARDSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

One Sabbath a Month. Glendale City Church needs each member to give their time and energy to ministry one Sabbath a month. We need greeters, deacons, and potluck team members to create an exceptionally comfortable and welcoming environment. Please contact the church office (818-244-7241) and let us know how you can serve; OR contact these ministry leaders directly:
—Greeters, Lela Leong: lelaleong@earthlink.net, 818-723-5352
—Deacons, Ron Matusea: rmsimi1@yahoo.com, 818-730-0350
—Potluck, Eleanor Posner: posnereleanor@gmail.com, 818-281-5822

Five Dollars a Week, One Percent a Month. City Church is moving forward in its efforts to reach out to Glendale and, in 2015, working to create new opportunities for social connections and spiritual growth within our congregation. Your faithful generosity makes all this happen. For 2015, consider increasing your giving to Church Budget by a minimum of $5.00 per week, or, if possible, increasing your giving by 1% of your income.
 

GLENDALE ADVENTIST ACADEMY/ELEMENTARY

Come join in the fun for May Festival’s “Ye Old Faire” on Sunday, May 3, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Glendale Adventist Academy. Parking is $5 and entrance is free! Home & School is grateful for our churches’ support and look forward to seeing you! 700 Kimlin Drive in Glendale.

Glendale Adventist Elementary Meet-and-Greet, every second Monday, 6:00-7:00 p.m., for pre-kindergarteners to meet their potential kindergarten teachers of GAE and learn what excellence GAE has to offer. For more information visit http://es.glendaleacademy.org/. Next event: May 11, 2015.
 

IN OTHER NEWS

2015 Church Directory: We encourage you to send us a digital photo of yourself to the church office (glendalesda@gmail.com) so that you can be included in the photo directory. If you don’t have a digital photo that you like, you may ask the pastoral staff or the deacons, and we will arrange for you to have a digital photo taken here.

Second Saturday Series, Children’s Choir Festival Concert - May 9, 2015 (click link for details).

Los Angeles Kinship Chapter will take a group trip to see the IMAX Jerusalem 3D Movie and Dead Sea Scrolls special exhibit at the California Science Center at 700 Exposition Park on Saturday, May 16. Purchase combo tickets online at https://californiasciencecenter.org for the 2:30 p.m. IMAX movie, then the 3:30 p.m. Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. The combo of Scrolls/IMAX is the best deal at $26 (senior and student discounts available).Order tickets soon, so we can all go in the same group!

May 17 Conference Constituency meetings. See http://2015sccsession.org or contact the church office for more information.

CicLAvia Pasadena - May 31, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Come get some exercise and join the largest car-free open-street event in America! Let’s form a Glendale City Church bicycle group for non-motorized fun on the streets of Pasadena! Contact the church office, glendalesda@gmail.com, or 818-244-7241 to state your interest. Event participants should remember this is free, it’s not a race, and walkers are also welcome! What is CicLAvia?

An Adventist slow-pitch softball tournament is being planned for May 2016 in Southern California. Interested teams should contact Carl Canwell at (909) 213-5251 or carl.canwell@gmail.com for more information.
 

FIND US ONLINE

New Audio Sermon Podcasts
April 18, 2015 - Hovik Sarrafian, "Armenian Genocide" (38:26)

For previous audio sermons, visit us online at http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/podcasts.html or http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/worship-service/podcasts/audio-sermon-archives.html for podcasts older than 4 months.

Log on to City Church’s Online Campus with 14 rebroadcasts a week (Sun–Fri 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m., Pacific & Eastern Time). Share this info with those who may be unable to personally attend our service! More information....

Past issues of GCC News and Second Saturday Series.

Visit http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/worship-service/video.html for worship service video archives.

L.A. Adventist Forum has a Page on Facebook. Visit and "Like" the Page and Get Notifications whenever a new meeting is announced. https://www.facebook.com/AdventistForumLA

Find us on Twitter! https://twitter.com/CityChurchGlen and https://twitter.com/GCCChurchOnline. All Facebook postings will appear on Twitter.

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A+A+ Children’s Center has room to watch your little ones (18 mos. to 5 yrs.). Come and take a tour and talk to Director Malisa Smith, any time from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You will find this is truly a place where “everybody is somebody special!” 818-241-9353.

Need help in pre-planning with funerals and cemetery property? Our church member, Mirta Marconi-Rothacher, is qualified and licensed with Forest Lawn to assist you. Please phone Mirta at 818-220-6486.

GAMC is offering free Quit Smoking counseling. Contact Michael Olivares 818-409- 800 x 5861 (michael.olivares@ah.org) for more information.

 

Five Dollars a Week, One Percent a Month

Your faithful generosity has always allowed City Church to create new opportunities for social connections and spiritual growth within our congregation. For 2015, consider increasing your giving to Church Budget by $5 per week, or increasing your giving by 1% of your income. We thank you for being a contributing member of your community. Go to our Online Giving page and set up your giving plan.

One Sabbath a Month

Glendale City Church needs each member to give their time and energy to ministry one Sabbath a month. We need greeters, deacons, and potluck team members to create an exceptionally comfortable and welcoming environment. Please contact the church office (818-244-7241) and let us know how you can serve; OR contact these ministry leaders directly:
—Greeters, Lela Leong: lelaleong@earthlink.net, 818-723-5352
—Deacons, Ron Matusea: rmsimi1@yahoo.com, 818-730-0350
—Potluck, Eleanor Posner: posnereleanor@gmail.com, 818-281-5822

 

Offering and volunteering

Offering is more than just money. Time and talent are also a way to give. We invite you to consider this volunteer form. Submit it to the church office via phone or email, or make an appointment with one of the pastors to discuss your ideas. Thank you!

Want to remember a loved one or friend with pulpit flowers? 

Or simply to add beauty to the service? If so, please contact the church office to pay for your order. Arrangements start at $50. Thank you to those who have supported this meaningful project. 

New contact information?

Please remember to Contact Us or the pastoral staff if you have had any change in personal contact information (phone, address, email etc.). This will help us to keep our records up to date and facilitate communication. Thank you!