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

December 6, 2020

Another week outdoors worshiping Christ.

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.
Every Sunday at 11:00 am behind the big white house.
4900 North Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90042
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 "Showing Kindness to Others" from Luke 10:25-37


The Children's Sunday School Lesson from Mrs. Denise...
God makes and keeps a great promise to His servant, Zachariah and his wife Elizabeth.

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

Children's Sunday School by Mrs. Denise
God Blesses Zachariah and Elizabeth - Luke 1:5-25, 57-80

Hey Kiddos -
This week after Mrs. Denise prays and sings with you...
A very good man and his wife got some Amazing News from God!  
Learn about a great promise that God made and kept for Zachariah and his wife Elizabeth.

For God So Loved the World - John 3:16

2020-12-03- Adult Mid Week Bible Study

 led by Albert Faust
the Parables of Jesus - Showing Kindness to Others - Luke 10:25-37

True Kindness and Love shown to others.
See what Jesus says about what is the greatest commandment and how to live that commandment in our lives.


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

These Prayer Requests are from Last week's service...  2020-11-29
We will upload new requests after the service this Sunday

Ray -      Pray for his family to attend church with him and for his upcoming surgery on December 14
                and the recovery.

Denise - Pray for Georgia's upcoming thumb surgery and Larry and his wife, Maria as they travel to Central
                America to visit family during Christmas.
Dino -     His two neighbors are ill.  One of them is 95 years old and he has  COVID-19 and is not doing well
                 at all.  The other prayer request is for another neighbor that is ill.

Marlene - Continue prayer for Tammy and her recovery and to return home.  Prayer for Horace's family who
                  recently went to glory.                 

Harvey - Prayer for his parents.
                 Pray for his sister, who had a stroke on Thanksgiving.  Continue prayer for her recovery.

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 surgery on Friday

Bryan - For his dad and unspoken request.

Alfredo - Sandra, who has a a cold and for our nation. 

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!


And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Angels from the Realms of Glory
Artist: The Piano Guys, Peter Hollens and David Archuleta

Song - Angels from the Realms of Glory
Artist - The Piano Guys, Peter Hollens and David Archuleta

Angels We Have Heard On High
Artist: for KING & COUNTRY

Song - Angels We Have Heard On High
Artist - For KING & COUNTRY

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

Luke 1:1-4, 23-33

1 Since many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,

2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, 

3 it seemed fitting to me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in an orderly sequence, most excellent Theophilus; 

4 so that you may know the exact truth about the things you have been [g]taught.  

26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee named Nazareth,

27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. 

28 And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” 

29 But she was very perplexed at this statement, and was pondering what kind of greeting this was.

30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and give birth to a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.

32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David;

33 and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end.”

Away in a Manger
Artist: Anthem Lights

Song - Away in a Manger
Artist - Anthem Lights
Album - Christmas Hymns
Licensed to YouTube by - Studio71_2_5 (on behalf of Wavy Records); BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., Sony ATV Publishing

2020-12-06 We had live Worship with our "outdoor social distanced church".
Marlene Richardson played Electric Keyboard .
Join us in LIVE worship next week.  
YOU are invited!

2020-12-06- Here is the Sermon/Message...
An Unexpected King - Part 2

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

Song - He Shall Reign Forevermore
Artist - Chris Tomlin
Licensed to YouTube by - UMG (on behalf of SixSteps (SIX)); CMRRA, LatinAutorPerf, Adorando Brazil, LatinAutor - UMPG, Sony ATV Publishing, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., CAIOS Co Ltd, SOLAR Music Rights Management, Capitol CMG Publishing, Essential Music Publishing, and 19 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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Worshiping in person, outdoors, (socially distanced of course), weather permitting.
If it rains we will worship in the sanctuary (socially distanced, of course)
Join us LIVE this Sunday at 11:00 am in person or On-Line!