Weekly Newsletter | December 17, 2023

Sunday Service, December 17

Equipping Hour, 9 a.m.

Sunday Morning Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.

Scripture Reading: Exodus 19

Worship Songs:

  • Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
  • Jesus I My Cross Have Taken
  • O Come All You Unfaithful
  • How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place

Sermon: Pastor Joshua Mack - How to be Exalted: Luke 14:7-11

Livestream Sermon Study Guide

Coming Up

Communion. December 17
This Sunday, we’ll remember Jesus’ death in our place by partaking of the Lord’s Supper. Please note that there will be no church lunch.

Transition to Two Services.
Praise the Lord for people’s eagerness to hear His Word! Beginning January 7th, there will be two services: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pre-K childcare offered both hours, but children's ministry for grades K–6 will be taking a break as we work out the transition. We look forward to seeing what additional ministries we might be able to offer for all age groups in the future! If you’re interested in serving (Welcome, Audio & Slides, Childcare, Setup), please contact Pastor Isaiah.

Christmas Card Post Office. Sundays, December 17, 22
Members are invited to drop off and pick up Christmas cards for one another on the front porch. Please be sure to label each envelope with the recipient’s name.

Cornerstone Bible Institute
There will be no CBI classes through the rest of December. Join us on Wednesdays starting on January 3 at 7 p.m.

Virtual Sunday Sermon Discussion. Sundays, 8–9 p.m. Join us as Pastor Josh leads us in a sermon discussion every Sunday evening. Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/ouh-tvya-jws

Aspire Class. January 7, 6 p.m. The Aspire Class is for men who are interested in serving Christ by learning to lead. Classes will begin on January 7 from 6:00–7:30 p.m. and will meet one Sunday night a month over the course of the year. For more information, please contact Pastor Isaiah.

Christmas Cookie Open House. December 21 The Mack family will be hosting their annual Christmas Cookie Open House on December 21. Drop by their home in Yorba Linda anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. for cookies and fellowship!

Christmas Eve Service

Christmas Celebration Service. Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m. Invite your friends and family to join us in singing together, hearing the good news of the Savior’s birth and celebrating while the kids raise their voices to the King of Kings!

There will be worship service only on December 24 at 10:30 a.m. (no Equipping Hour).

Serving Together

Final Opportunity to Sign up for Olive Crest Christmas Party. We are still in need of a few more food items for the Olive Crest Christmas Party. If you are interested in helping at the party on December 18 and/or providing food, please sign up on Sunday. Thank you!

Missions Spotlight


This month we are praying for the Hausa people group. Click for the full prayer card.