Weekly Newsletter | November 19, 2023

Sunday Service, November 19

Communion & Church Lunch

This Sunday, we’ll remember Jesus’ death in our place by partaking of the Lord’s Supper. We will also enjoy church lunch together (pasta & salad). While everyone is invited to stay for lunch, please do not partake of the Lord’s Supper if you are not a believer walking in obedience to Him.

Equipping Hour, 9 a.m.

Our series on the Five Solas continues this Sunday. Francis Orejudos will be teaching Part 2, “Christ Alone.” (*Check out the free e-book, a 90-Day Devotional on the Five Solas by Ligonier Ministry through Tim Challies’ website)

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

Scripture Reading: Exodus 11

Worship Songs:

  • Come Ye Sinners
  • In the Cross Alone I Glory
  • All Glory Be to Christ
  • How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place

Sermon: Pastor Joshua Mack, “The Narrow Door” – Luke 13:22-30

Livestream Sermon Study Guide

Coming Up

Cornerstone Bible Institute will be taking a break. There will be no Wednesday night classes until January 2024. Join us in the new year as Pastor Josh continues our study in the book of Genesis.

Roots Potluck Friendsgiving. November 24, 7–9:30 p.m.

Roots students, join us for a time of food, fellowship and a special devotional from Clifton. Check your Roots email for the potluck sign-ups and to RSVP.

Graphics Training

Graphic Design Intro Class. Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m.

Are you interested in learning more about graphic design? Or are you interested in helping out with the communications team? No experience necessary, just come learn more! The class will also be offered virtually. Contact Jamie Takahashi for more information.

Men’s Breakfast. Saturday, December 2, 7:30–9:00 a.m.

We will continue in our study in Trusting God. Will Lau will be leading us in Chapter 4, Lesson 3. Breakfast will be provided by Jim Bitong.

Wonen's Christmas Brunch

Women’s Christmas Potluck Brunch. Saturday, December 9, 9–11:30 a.m.

Mark your calendars, ladies, for our annual Women’s Christmas Potluck Brunch. Susan Clark will be our special guest speaker. A potluck sign-up will be forthcoming. Invite a friend!

Christmas Eve 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 and December 31 at 10:30 a.m. (no Equipping Hour).

Serving Together

Christmas Ministry Opportunity.

CBC has two opportunities to show the love of Christ to our community: 1. Providing Christmas gifts/baskets to families in need through the Food Pak Ministry 2. Partnering with Olive Crest agency to organize a Christmas party for children in the foster care ‘cottages’. Additional details will be forthcoming. Visit the Christmas Table to sign-up.

Roots Youth Ministry

CBC’s ministry to 7–12th graders is looking for volunteers. If you are a member and are interested in serving in the Roots ministry, contact Pastor Clifton Stewart.

Food Pak Ministry.

Are you interested in serving in a mercy ministry for children and families in need? Our church has partnered with Children’s Hunger Fund to provide food paks to families at risk. More importantly it is an opportunity to share the Gospel of Christ! Contact Francis Orejudos.

Missions Spotlight


This month we are praying for the People of Somalia. Click for the full prayer card.