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

February 28, 2021

The last day of February and two more months of the pandemic.  
Well we met outside (yet again), but once again the weather has been fantastic.

We have officially made it through the first third of John's eyewitness account of the life of Christ.  We begin the 8th chapter of John today as we speak about forgiveness and light.

We know some folks are still cautious about meeting in person and prefer to worship the Lord in the safety of their homes.   This is why we prepare these online worship pages for you.  

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 will continue to keep uploading the sermon and providing the YouTube versions of the songs that we sang during worship. 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.  

UPDATE  - Please comment down below and we will respond.  Let us know how we can help and if we have blessed you with this on-line worship.  Thanks!

Ongoing (as of February 28, 2021)
COVID-19 Protocols in Our Church

Yes!  We are still meeting outside.
(4900 North Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 9004 - Just behind the big white house)
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 Working While We Wait - Matthew 25:14-30
It was the parable of Talents.

The Children's Sunday School Lesson from Mrs. Denise...
Mrs. Denise prays and sings with the children (online, of course) then tells the story of Jesus
telling people about The Poor Woman's Offering in the Temple.

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

Finally, Pastor Harvey took us back to the Gospel of John and we listened to Jesus offering forgiveness at the Temple and His discourse as the "Light of the World".

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

Children's Sunday School by Mrs. Denise - Lesson 12
A Poor Widow's Offering - Mark 12:41-44

Hey Kiddos -
This week after Mrs. Denise prays and sings with us we learn about how a small offering is a BIG deal to God.  Let's listen in as Mrs. Denise tells the story of Jesus watching a poor widow give 2 little coins and what that really meant to God.

I will be glad and rejoice in Your love. - Psalm 31:7

I Love You Lord - Psalm 18:1

2021-02-35- Adult Mid Week Bible Study
 led by Albert Faust
Working While We Wait - Matthew 25:14=

This week Albert led us in the Parable of The Talents: Working While We Wait.  - Matthew 25:14-27

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

These Church Prayer Requests from February 28, 2021

Bryan -  Unspoken.  Prayer for a friend for family for comfort in passing of family member.  Pray for Kelly and the rest of the tribe for traveling mercies with a safe trip.

Ray -  Please pray for his mother and for his family to attend church with him.  Pray for the health of all of his family.  Pray for comfort for a family whose father was a motorcycle policeman and was hit and killed by a car in the line of duty.

Dorothy - Unspoken prayer request.

Harvey - Prayer of praise that his mother is doing better.  But continue to keep her and and his father in prayers.  Please also pray for Harvey's fraternity brother Father Marvin Samiano, who has recently been surgery for his tongue cancer.  Finally a prayer of praise and thanksgiving to God for the wonderful weather that He has blessed So Cal with during our COVID outdoor worship sessions.

Denise - Marilyn has injured her ankle.  
Marilyn's grandson, James, has a broken arm as does his sister, Kathryn.
Marilyn's brother, Jim, still needs prayers for healing and recovery.
Pray for Marlene's upcoming surgery.

Marlene - Continue to pray for Tammy.  And also a friend of Marlene's for physical recovery.  And Rick, who is on a ventilator.  

Dino -  Pray that he will make it back to church.

Larry -  Unspoken prayer request and for his wife Maria

Georgia - Everett and his mother.  Unspoken request and for herself.

Albert - Albert leads our Adult Bible Study via ZOOM.  He requested continued prayer for his father, Larry and his friend DeeDee.

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Artist - Bill & Gloria Gaither
Writers - Jack Hayford

Trust and Obey
Artist: David Wesley
Words and Music: Daniel Brink Towner, John Henry Sammis & Michael Weaver

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

Psalm 119:105-112 (New American Standard Bible)

105 Your word is a lamp to my feet
And a light to my path.

106 I have sworn and I will confirm it,
That I will keep Your righteous judgments.

107 I am exceedingly afflicted;
Revive me, Lord, according to Your word.

108 Be pleased to accept the voluntary offerings of my mouth, Lord,
And teach me Your judgments.

109 My life is continually in my hand,
Yet I do not forget Your Law.

110 The wicked have set a trap for me,
Yet I have not wandered from Your precepts.

111 I have inherited Your testimonies forever,
For they are the joy of my heart.

112 I have inclined my heart to perform Your statutes
Forever, even to the end.

Jesus is the Light of the World

The Light of the World is Jesus
Artist:  TheNCrew
Words and Music: Philip P. Bliss

Shine, Jesus, Shine
Artist: Travis Cottrel

Again, Denise and I are available for prayer.

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

In Christ,

Pastor Harvey


February 2021

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