Therefore, brothers and sisters, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election, for if you do this, you will never stumble. For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you. 2 Peter 1:10-11
ABC Game Night – Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Bring your own dinner, a favorite snack to share, and a game. Contact Lori Ottaviano for any questions.
Hot Dogs and Root Beer Floats! Please join us after morning service this Sunday, November 17 for a $5 hot dog and root beer float sale. Proceeds will benefit the Black History Celebration. Thanks to all who participated with our successful fundraiser at the Quarterly Business Meeting. -The Black History Committee
Women’s Prayer Brunch – Saturday, December 7, at 10:00 AM at ABC, downstairs in Barinaga Hall.
ACTS Thanksgiving Service – Sunday, November 24, 7:00pm Altadena Community Church 943 E. Altadena Drive. We’re pleased to announce that the featured speaker will be Desiree Zamarano, Kathe’s daughter. She’ll be sharing about her advocacy work at the Adelanto Detention Center, helping refugees seeking asylum. For more info, download the PDF flyer.
Church Revitalization Assessment – If you have received a link requesting your input on the Church Revitalization Assessment, please fill it out. This assessment is anonymous. Your email will not be linked to your answers. We value your voice!
Stories from Skid Row – Pastor Van Alstine was interviewed on June 13 on the radio program “Stories from Skid Row” (KKLA 99.5) about the life of Clinton Goodwin, who was a charter member of ABC and for two decades Superintendent of LA’s Union Rescue Mission. You can hear the broadcast here.
Stephen Ministers Care – Stephen Ministers are members of our congregation who receive special training to provide one-to-one Christian care to people in our congregation and community experiencing challenges in life – grief, loneliness, divorce, hospitalization, disability, job loss, and many other life difficulties. To learn how to become a Stephen Minister – or receive care from one – contact Pastor Connie Larson DeVaughn, Joyce Spencer, Martina Westmoreland, or Robert DeVaughn.
Community Resource Board – Please check out the postings on the bulletin board in the upstairs coffee room. We are making a renewed effort to keep current information at that location of any notices that come our way of housing and job opportunities, activities, concerts, children’s events, etc., etc.
We are requesting volunteers for the Sunday morning food distribution. We could use help with driving, assisting in food pick up, and sorting the food once it is delivered to the church. It’s easy work, and has become a very important aid to the community, and is an outreach opportunity. Those who are interested in volunteering are asked to please contact Robert DeVaughn
We Need Bags… We need plastic/paper grocery bags for the Altadena Food Bank. Please bring them by the ABC office.
Consumer Electronics – ABC collects cell phones, ink jet cartridges, laptop computers, notebook computers, iPods, digital cameras and digital video cameras as a fund-raiser for Church Camp. We cannot accept laser or toner cartridges, damaged, reconditioned or refilled inkjet cartridges, tower or desktop computers or monitors. Such acceptable items can be placed in the box next to the office door.
Behind a Tiny Story – Check out Myrna Barinaga’s response to George’s request for stories! — a book about her life and God’s faithfulness. $20 — proceeds go to Altadena Baptist Church www.myrnabarinaga.com
Podcasts of the ABC sermons are now available on iTunes through the Altadena Baptist Church Facebook page. Both the download for the iTunes app and the podcasts themselves are free. We thank Loren A. Roberts for making this important service available to our friends and members. They are also now available via mp3 on the Sermon Audios tab.