We worship together outdoors AND online.  
We are blessed to serve you!

October 25, 2020

It was a beautiful fall morning for worship today!
We were outdoors, had a cool 64 degrees with no rain.
A couple of our attending ladies made cookies and cheesecake forthe participants today.

Of course we continue to keep uploading the sermon and providing the YouTube versions of the songs that we sang during worship today.  So even if you cannot join us, we'd still like to pray for you.  
Give us a call or email Pastor Harvey at harvey.hpcc@gmail.com to request prayer.  

COVID-19 Protocols in Our Church

Yes!  We are still meeting outside.
Here are some photos of what our outdoor worship area
 looks like before the folks show up.
We hope to see YOU in one of these social distanced chairs with us soon!

This weekend we have prepared a worship page for you that includes...
Thursday Night's Bible Study PowerPoint AND the Zoom meeting recording.  

The topic was "Service" from Philippians Romans 12 and 1 Corinthians 3

The Children's Sunday School Lesson from Mrs. Denise...
Noah's family and the animals are rescued by from the flood, the ark lands safely and God makes a BIG promise to everyone!

We have  great YouTube versions of Christian Hymns and contemporary songs that we sang today...

And we finished Chapter 3 in the Gospel of John!  Moving on to John 4 next weekend.

We hope this continues to bless YOU and draws you closer to God.

Remember, Denise and I are a phone call away if you want to pray together or just chat.  
(Also remember that God is NOT far away, He has promised that He would never leave us - can I get an "Amen"!)

And don't forget to comment below about anything that we can help you with.
Or any conversation you would like to start.

Thanks for all of your support!
For Him and His Kingdom,
Pastors Harvey & Denise

2020-10-22 - Adult Mid Week Bible Study
 led by Albert Faust
The Marks of a Christian - Service - Romans 12:1-15 & I Corinthians 3:9-15

What does the Bible say about it?
Is everyone called to some sort of service for God or just church ministers?
How does that apply to you today?

Well, take a peek at our Mid-Week Bible Study to see what God's Word says about that and our discussion.

We love you, and would LOVE for you to join us next week at Bible study.

Remember, if you missed our meeting, you can view it below AND please sign up below to get updates and notices of the next meeting.  See you on Zoom!

If you are NOT part of our on-line Thursday Night Bible Study, you can take care of that now.  

Two easy ways to join.  Each week we will send the ZOOM link via text and email. 

1.  Just text the word "Bible" on your cell phone to 323-310-9982


2.  Click the button below

New Prayer Requests  2020-10-25 will be added on Sunday afternoon - these are last week's

Ray - Praise that his mother was in attendance at church with him and an unspoken request.

Denise - Pray for Mr. Craggs who is recovering from pneumonia.
                Prayer of praise for her friend Rene who is healing nicely from skin cancer surgery.  
               Also a prayer of praise that Ruth is doing much better and there wasn't much damage to her heart.

Marlene - A two year old that she knows is having a urology procedure on Monday.  
                  A friend named Selena is having surgery.
                  Her friend Gary is traveling to Arizona for special treatment in a cancer treatment center for a
                  brain tumor.

Harvey - Prayer for his parents.  Noelle and her friends for traveling mercies.
                  Pray for Lawrence Torres, who is recovering from kidney stone surgery and also prayer for                                  Lawrence's father, Raul, who has an infection from a catheter.
                  Pray for Harvey with his back issues.  
                 Also pray for the  prayer requests that came in through our Facebook Ad.

Dorothy - Praise for God answering prayer for blankets to a needy mother. 
                  Please also keep an unspoken  petition in your prayers.

Georgia - Is having surgery on her thumb.  
                 A family member's mother passed away.  So pray for the family.
                 For a her friend in Illinois to help with finances and the utilities. 

Bryan - Continued prayer for his father and an unspoken request.

 132 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
Yes, that's right!  We were able to pack as many as last year even with COVID-19!
As pf now we have enough postage for 119.
Great Job, Highland Park Christian Church!

Children's Sunday School by Mrs. Denise 
The Ark Lands Safely and God Makes a BIG Promise  - Genesis 7-9 - Part 4

Hey Kiddos -
This week after Mrs. Denise prays and sings with you...
Listen today and hear God make a BIG promise to everyone!

Enjoy the lesson!  

God made us to do good. - Ephesians 2:10

And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus Our Blessed Redeemer
Sung by : Celebration Choir

Song - Praise Him Praise Him
Artist - The Celebration Choir
Album - Monuments Of Faith - And Can It Be
Licensed to YouTube by - [Merlin] Absolute Label Services (on behalf of Integrity Music); Capitol CMG Publishing, LatinAutor - SonyATV, Warner Chappell, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, Adorando Brazil, and 10 Music Rights Societies

We Praise Thee O God
Sung By: (lyric video) - J. Brian Craig

Song - We Praise Thee O God
Artist - J. Brian Craig
Album - Higher Ground

After singing a couple of songs, then as a congregation we read together aloud the following scripture...

I John 4:1-6 (NASB)

Testing the Spirits
4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God;

3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world.

4 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

5 They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them.

6 We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Praise the Name of Jesus
sung by: Hillsong Worship

Song - Praise The Name Of Jesus
Artist - Studio Musicians
Album - America's 25 Favorite Praise & Worship Choruses
Licensed to YouTube by
SME (on behalf of Brentwood Music); Capitol CMG Publishing, UMPI, LatinAutorPerf, Adorando Brazil, LatinAutor - UMPG, and 6 Music Rights Societies

2020-10-25 - We will have live Worship with our "outdoor social distanced church"
We will be led by Alfredo Rodriguez and Marlene Richardson on the Electric Keyboard .
Join us in live worship.  
YOU are invited!

2020-10-25- Here is the Sermon/Message...
The Gospel of John 3:22-36
John's Last Testimony

So apparently, I didn't center the camera for the message.  The top half of my head is cut off.  Sorry about that.

Well, it's not about ME, it's about God and His Word and message of rescue for the world!

How Deep the Father's Love for Us

Song - How Deep The Father's Love For Us
Artist - Selah
Album -You Deliver Me
Licensed to YouTube by - Curb Records (on behalf of Curb Records); EMI Music Publishing, Adorando Brazil, Capitol CMG Publishing, Sony ATV Publishing, and 12 Music Rights Societies 

Again, Denise and I are available for prayer.

Call Harvey at 323-316-7131
Call Denise at 323-316-7132

In Christ,

Pastor Harvey


October 2020

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