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Sermon Series “Course Corrections” | May 9 – August 1
Life is a series of twists and turns as we navigate the terrain of our ever-changing circumstances. When we make missteps or start to lose our way, God invites us to make course corrections to get back on his path. On May 9, 2021, Glenkirk will begin a journey through the 12 Minor Prophets of the Old Testament. Each week we will look at the essential theme of one Minor Prophet and listen for how God is speaking to us about course corrections.
Because of rising cases of COVID19 in our county, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a new public health order requiring face masks in all public indoor settings beginning July 18. It applies to everyone regardless of their vaccination status. You can read this order for yourself HERE. You can see exceptions to this mask mandate HERE. We are asking that everyone who does not meet the LA County criteria for an exception to wear a face mask when participating in any indoor setting at Glenkirk. This includes our indoor worship services, offices, and classrooms. This also includes VBS.
We will be worshipping inside the Sanctuary at 9:00am and 10:45am, as well as outside with a live broadcast on the patio with our LED screen. Services are also available through live stream online at YouTube.com/GlenkirkChurch.
For those wishing to attend our outdoor services, we encourage you to bring plenty of water, your own shade, and your own chair to sit in. If you have been sick, we ask that you continue worshipping from home.
Sunday School is now open for newborn – 5th grade! Director of Children’s Ministries, Amber Flores, has been preparing our campus site and the hearts of our leaders to fully re-open Sunday School. We are excited to be back in person with our kids as we dive in to God’s word together! No pre-registration necessary; come join us anytime!
Adult Sunday School | “Minor Prophets of the Old Testament” | 9:00am | Sundays
As we continue our sermon series on the minor prophets, we will be taking a closer look at where these prophets show up in the New Testament and how they find their ultimate fulfillment in Jesus and His inauguration of the Kingdom of God. Being led by Wayne Herman and Steve Sharp. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join. Adult Sunday School class will meet on campus in Room 22 with a Zoom option.
Dodgeball Tournament + Tailgate | July 31
Join us for a dodgeball tournament and church-wide tailgate in support of Student Missions! “Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge…” with us on Saturday, July 31st. Sign up as a team or as an individual and be assigned to a team. Dodgeball matches will be ongoing; food and concessions will be available for fans! Come tailgate to support your favorite team and raise money. All proceeds go to support our Student Mission Team on their summer mission trip.
Ways to participate:
1. Sign up to compete in the Dodgeball Tournament! You may sign up with a team of 5 people, 3 people (2 others will be added to your team), or as an individual’s (you will be added to a team by us). Participants will receive a team shirt and lunch.
2. Tailgate and support your favorite team. All proceeds from food and concessions will support our mission trip.
Communion | August 1
We will celebrate Communion together on August 1. For those watching the livestream, communion elements can be picked up in advance on Friday, July 30, from 5-6:30pm.
Blood Drive | August 22 | Sunday | 10:00am – 2:00pm
Glenkirk is partnering with Life Stream blood bank and will be hosting a drive in the Event Center on August 21. Appointments are available from 10:00am-2:00pm. Click HERE to make an appointment.
Frontliners | August 22 | 3:00 – 5:00pm
All frontline workforce and their families are invited to join us for a time of learning, sharing stories, and encouragement as we continue on the front line. This event will open for adults and teens.
Glenkirk T-Shirts and Masks For Sale
Glenkirk t-shirts and masks are currently available. Shirt sizes and quantities are limited (S-L). To order for pickup at the church office, please purchase with link below indicating your t-shirt size(s) and quantity. We will email you as soon as your order is available and ready for pick up.
We’re excited to announce a new mission ministry at Glenkirk. Glenkirk is pleased to introduce you to the CarePortal program. CarePortal is an online platform that brings the needs of hurting children and families in our community to your attention by directly connecting the church with different child services and foster care programs. As a church we can become active responders to the needs around us.
Adult Small Groups
Even though some of us are still physically apart during this time, we want to stay connected! We want to pray for you. Just let us know how. You can submit prayer requests and schedule a phone call or video chat with a pastor or deacon to pray with you. Also consider signing up for a time slot for our prayer chain. You can sign up for a slot at www.glenkirkchurch.org/pray and we will send out prayer prompts for you to use.
To contact our prayer team or submit a prayer request, CLICK HERE or send an email to Pray@GlenkirkChurch.org.
OUTREACH & WAYS TO HELP
If you have practical needs we can meet during this time, we are mobilizing our deacon ministry to this end. If you are need of assistance, please contact your deacon using your Glenkirk Church profile on Church Community Builder (CCB) or you can email us at email@example.com. Also, if you have specific prayer requests, you can submit them to this email address, and we will get them to our prayer team. We want to support you during this time in every way we can.
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Online Resources for Sunday School
Director of Children’s Ministries, Amber Flores, has put together various resources and at-home activities that can be done with your child and/or together as a family! We encourage you all to utilize these, as it will not only keep a sense of normalcy for Sunday mornings; but it will also be a great way for your child to learn faith cues from you! If you are not currently receiving emails from our Children’s Ministry Department, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added!
Glenkirk KidMin will be online only until further notice. We have put together many resources for you to use at home! If you have any questions with any of this, please email Amber Flores!
Our team has prepared weekly YouTube lessons for your children to participate and engage in online Sunday School each Sunday morning. Below are some of our recent videos. Please CLICK HERE to visit our YouTube channel!
KidMin Online (Early Childhood)
We invite you to join us in our fourth week of the our section called “Press Play” where we get to learn that we can trust God! As always, please feel free to reach out to Amber or Kat with any questions you may have!
All of the links you will need for Sunday School are included below. Just click on each of the boxes to access the respective resource from each one! The Bible Story for this week is about when God sends fire on the altar as an answer to Elijah’s prayer and shows that He is the one true God in 1 Kings 18.
Story & Worship Experience
For those who want to watch the story on the big screen, it is available at our GK Children’s Ministry Channel on YouTube. Here’s the link:
Have a blessed week!
Early Childhood – Children’s Ministry Department
ENGAGE GOES HYBRID
ENGAGE students will be meeting virtually and in person for the coming weeks! Join us Sunday at 10:45am via Instagram LIVE (@GlenkirkStudents) and in person outside of the Event Center. Wednesdays at 6:30pm we will meet via ZOOM and in person for Bible study, worship, and discussion. For questions about Student Ministries, please email email@example.com.