August 20, 2017

Order of Worship

Call to Worship

Psalm 133.1-3
Rev. Sung Chang

Songs of Praise

Praise Team
(as you are able, please stand for these portions of the service)

Confession of Faith

The Apostles’ Creed

Prayer of Confession and Assurance of Forgiveness

Passing the Peace of Christ
Elder Wook Pak

Scripture

Luke 22:31-34

Sermon

“The Purpose of Spiritual Failure”
Rev. Sung Chang

Prayers of the People and the Lord's Prayer

Offering and Prayer for the Offering

Elder Wook Pak

Community Time and Announcements

Closing Song and Benediction

Rev. Sung Chang

Please join us for a light lunch in the Fellowship Hall

Announcements

  • Adult Bible Study Adult Sunday School will be taking a hiatus for the next few weeks. Pastor Chang will continue to email outline/study questions to help everyone follow along with the Sunday messages.
  • Church Picnic Join our Faith family for a “Back To School” church picnic on TODAY after worship service. We will have the “taco guy” here. Bring balls, games, etc for lawn play!
  • Pulpit Exchange Annual South Bay Together Pulpit Exchange Schedule: September 3, 2017 (Pastor Daniel Kim at Faith; Pastor Chang at Crosslife Fellowship); September 10, 2017 (Pastor Ed Kim at Faith; Pastor Chang at Korean Church of Southwest Los Angeles).
  • Presbytery Meeting St. Luke’s and Faith will be co-hosting the next stated meeting of Pacific Presbytery on September 22, 2017 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and September 23, 2017 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. We will need volunteers from the congregation to help with registration, refreshments, worship, etc. A sign up sheet and more details will be forthcoming.
  • Youth Pastor Search Session is actively searching for a Youth Pastor. We will continue to keep the congregation updated on the progress.
  • Fellowship Lunch The 2017 lunch sign up list is available on the information board in the hallway next to the Faith office. If you would like to host a lunch, please contact Christine Cheng at christinelee@nerveblock.net or 310-528-5364.

Missions

  • Harbor Interfaith Please help us partner with St. Luke’s and support Harbor Interfaith by bringing food items each communion Sunday. We are collecting items Sunday, September 3rd! Help meet hunger needs, clothing, toys, baby items, or hygiene products. See Meeduk Hyun for more details. .
  • South Bay Together Backpack Drive The annual South Bay Together backpack drive for underprivileged children in the Lawndale School District was held on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Faith donated $1,000 from our local missions budget. We were able to give out over 200 brand new backpacks with school supplies.
  • Presbytery Mission Support Our annual support for our presbytery’s many mission projects is $4,000. These funds go to support ministries such as the presbytery’s Habitat build in Culver City, partnership with PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), and mission trips to Nicaragua and New Orleans.

Community Groups

  • Community Group Launch At our annual planning meeting in January, session decided to launch two community groups, one in Torrance and one in Redondo Beach. These groups will begin meeting in September for an 8-10 week session. More information and how to sign up will be coming soon.
  • Faith Finders Book discussion format that meets in OC (but all are welcome, regardless of zip code!). Contact: Jessica Ahn, 213-272-9400, jessica_jk_2000@yahoo.com.
  • Women’s Bible Study The Women’s Bible Study meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at church. See Malinda or Luann for more details.
  • KakaoTalk Women’s Fellowship is a Korean Language Small Group. See Jina Hoang for more details (310-729-8856, pjina_jina@hotmail.com).

Thank You

  • Lunch Today is hosted by Sam and Erica Chung! Thank you!
  • Offering Received:
    7/30: $5,401
    Thanks for your generous giving!
  • July Greeters and Ushers:

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