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

November 29, 2020

And...we had coffee AND hot chocolate for anyone who wanted it this morning!

It was another beautiful day to worship God outdoors (socially distanced, of course).
Our gathering in person is not very large (number of people wise), so there is PLENTY of room for you to join us next week if you are so inclined.  

We prefer worshiping and praying in person, but...we get it, really.  Some folks are still cautious about meeting in person.  So If you would like prayer for yourself, family, etc., either place it the comments below or if you want to keep it private, send us a Facebook message and ONLY the 2 admins at Highland Park Christian Church will see the request and then share the request as an "unspoken" request for all to pray over.

We continue 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.  

Ongoing 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 "LOVE" from I John 4:7-21


The Children's Sunday School Lesson from Mrs. Denise...
Isaac builds some wells and is kind to his neighbors.

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


Today we continued to take a break from the Gospel of John as we entered the Advent season (don't worry we'll pick back up in John after the 1st of the year).  


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 you can comment below about anything that we can help you with or send us a Facebook message on the facebook message app.

You can also use the "comments below to start any conversation with us.

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

2020-11-23- Adult Mid Week Bible Study
(Well, not quite mid week, we met on Monday night because of Thanksgiving this week)
 led by Albert Faust
The Marks of a Christian - Love - 1 John 4:7-21

Love...
True love and un conditional Love... 
What is it?...


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

or

2.  Click the button below

New Prayer Requests  2020-11-29 - from this mornings' worship service

Ray -      Pray for his family to attend church with him and for his upcoming surgery.

Denise - Jim is in physical therapy.  
                Mary - her cataract surgery went well and recovery is also going well.

Marlene - Continue prayer for Tammy and her recovery and praise for traveling mercies.
                  Pray for Anita and Irene, two heart patients.

Harvey - Prayer for his parents.
                 Pray for his sister, who had a stroke on Thanksgiving.  Praise that it was discovered quickly, the
                 doctors acted quickly, removed the blood clot, and she had minimal damage, but she does have
                 therapy ahead of her.  So pray that she will recover.

Dorothy - Special unspoken request.
                  Francisca  and her two children.

Kelly -  Unspoken

Mark - Praise that he escaped a hit and run accident with only minor scrapes.  Glad he was with us today.

Georgia - Thanks for prayers and recovery from her surgery

Bryan - For his dad and unspoken request.

We Keep praying for those shoeboxes!
The folks what will deliver them, the children that will receive them and the ministers that will share the Gospel with the children.

Here is just ONE reason we pack shoeboxes full of goodies for children!

Thank you Highland Park Christian Church for your generosity!

As of November 29, 2020
100%
Boxes to be prayed over!

Children's Sunday School by Mrs. Denise
Isaac is Kind to His Neighbors - Genesis 26

Hey Kiddos -
This week after Mrs. Denise prays and sings with you...
Isaac had some troubles with his neighbors.  But watch how he used kindness to accomplish GOOD for God.

Obey the Lord - Deuteronomy  27:10


And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

O Come All Ye Faithful
Artist: Pentatonix

Song - O Come, All Ye Faithful
Artist - Pentatonix
Album - The Best of Pentatonix Christmas
Licensed to YouTube by -  SME (on behalf of RCA Records Label); ASCAP, SOLAR Music Rights Management, LatinAutorPerf, LatinAutor - SonyATV, Public Domain Compositions, EMI Music Publishing, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, CMRRA, Sony ATV Publishing, and 16 Music Rights Societies

Sweet Hour of Prayer
Artist: Casting Crowns

Song - Sweet Hour of Prayer
Artist - Casting Crowns
Licensed to YouTube by -   SME (on behalf of Reunion Records); SOLAR Music Rights Management, CMRRA, LatinAutorPerf, Sony ATV Publishing, Essential Music Publishing, LatinAutor - UMPG, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., and 6 Music Rights Societies

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

Galatians 4:1-7

1 Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave, although he is owner of everything,


2 But he is under guardians and managers until the date set by the father.

3 So we too, when we were children, were held in bondage under the elementary principles of the world.

4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,


5 So that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons and daughters.

6 Because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying out, “Abba! Father!”

7 Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God.

Go Tell It On the Mountain
Artist: For King and Country

Song - Go Tell it on the Mountain
Album - For King and Country

2020-11-29- We had live Worship with our "outdoor social distanced church"
We were led by Alfredo Rodriguez on guitar

and Marlene Richardson on the Electric Keyboard .
Join us in live worship next week.  
YOU are invited!

2020-11-29- Here is the Sermon/Message...
An Unexpected King

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/King of Heaven
Artist: Paul Baloche

Song - Hark the Herald Angels Sing / King of Heaven
Artist - Paul Baloche
Album -   Silent Night Carols
Licensed to YouTube by - [Merlin] Absolute Label Services; Adorando Brazil, LatinAutor - SonyATV, Essential Music Publishing, LatinAutor - UMPG, Capitol CMG Publishing, CMRRA, LatinAutor, UMPI, ASCAP, Spirit Music Publishing, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, LatinAutorPerf, and 18 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


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Advent, COVID-19, Highland Park Christian Church, King Jesus, outdoor worship


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 * COVID-19 UPDATE * 

Worshiping in person, OUTDOORS, (socially distanced of course).
Join us LIVE this Sunday at 11:00 am in person or On-Line!

But we were not outdoors due to COVID-19, it was because of a fire!