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

January 17, 2021

And...we are back.
After a week of being closed due to an outbreak of COVID-19, we are now back live with outdoor socially distanced worship.  

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.  

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 January 24, 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 "The Invitation to Christ" from Matthew 22:1-14.
It was the parable of the wedding feast.


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
John baptizing Jesus which is found in all four Gospels; Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

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


Finally, Pastor Harvey preached on Jesus Feeding 5000 in John 6:1-14 as we continue in the Gospel of John and our chapter by chapter preaching throughout 2021.


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
John Baptizes Jesus - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

Hey Kiddos -
This week after Mrs. Denise prays and sings with us we learn about how John the Baptist, Jesus' cousin baptized Him to do the Father's will.

Teach me Your way, O Lord. - Psalm 86:11
Jesus is the Son of God. - John 1:34

2021-01-14- Adult Mid Week Bible Study

 led by Albert Faust
The Parable of the Wedding Feast - Matthew 22:1-14

This week Albert led us in the Parable of the Wedding Feast from Matthew 22:1-14.  It's a wedding you don't want to miss out on.


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

Church Prayer Requests January 17, 2021
we have not uploaded the prayer requests yet.  They will be listed Sunday.

Ray -      Keep him, his recovery and his family in prayer.
Alfredo - Still recovering from COVID-19.  He is getting stronger and needs prayer for recovery.
Denise -  Keep her in prayer as she completes her COVID-19 isolation.  She will be back next weekend.
Marlene - Pray for all the folks with COVID-19.  Not just the ones we know.  
                   God knows everyone's names and needs.
                   Also pray for our country during this next transition of power, that it will be peaceful.      

Harvey - Prayer for his parents.  His mother is recovering from a hospital stay but is slowly slipping away                          mentally, due to Alzheimer's.

Dorothy - Her friend Francisca and her children, Ada and Lane.  Lane is returning to school, so pray that he                       will remain COVID-19 free.
Dino - Pray for Brandon, Mel and the family that all came down with COVID-19.
Larry - Praise that he and his wife have returned safely from El Salvador.
             Pray for a friend's husband who has had major medical problems.
Georgia - Unspoken and for Rudy and his family.
Bryan - Unspoken request, and his Dad. 
Kelly - Unspoken request and for her family.

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Jesus Loves Even Me
Artist: George Beverly Shea

Song - Jesus Loves Even Me
Artist - George Beverly Shea
Album - The Best of the Best
Licensed to YouTube by - ℗ 2018 Ovation Entertainment
Released on: 2018-03-2 - Auto-generated by YouTube.

There's Just Something About That Name
Artist: Maranatha Singers

Song - There's Something About That Name
Artist - Maranatha Singers
Album - America's 25 Favorite Praise & Worship Choruses, Vol. 2
Licensed to YouTube by - SME (on behalf of Brentwood Music); BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., Adorando Brazil, LatinAutor - UMPG, Capitol CMG Publishing, LatinAutorPerf, Sony ATV Publishing, and 12 Music Rights SocietiesSocieties

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

Nehemiah 9:9-15 NASB

9 “You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt,
And heard their cry by the Red Sea.


10 Then You performed signs and wonders against Pharaoh,
Against all his servants and all the people of his land;
For You knew that they acted arrogantly toward them,
And You made a name for Yourself as it is this day.


11 You divided the sea before them,
So they passed through the midst of the sea on dry ground;
And You hurled their pursuers into the depths,
Like a stone into raging waters.


12 And with a pillar of cloud You led them by day,
And with a pillar of fire by night
To light for them the way
In which they were to go.


13 Then You came down on Mount Sinai,
And spoke with them from heaven;
You gave them just ordinances and true laws,
Good statutes and commandments.


14 So You made known to them Your holy Sabbath,
And gave them commandments, statutes, and law,
Through Your servant Moses.


15 You provided bread from heaven for them for their hunger,
You brought out water from a rock for them for their thirst,
And You told them to enter in order to take possession of
The land which You swore to give them.

He is Lord
Artist: The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Song - He is Lord
Artist - The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Licensed to YouTube by - © Copyright Pastor Jim Cymbala Official | The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

2021-01-17- 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!

2021-01-17- Here is the Sermon/Message...
from Pastor Harvey - John 6:1-14

Who Am I?
Artist: Casting Crowns

Song - Who Am I?
Album Artist: Casting Crowns
Album - Live From Atlanta
Writers - Mark Hall
Licensed to YouTube by - SME (on behalf of Reunion Records); BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., Essential Music Publishing, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, PEDL, Capitol CMG Publishing, LatinAutor - SonyATV, LatinAutor - UMPG, LatinAutorPerf, CMRRA, Adorando Brazil, and 12 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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