Sunday Morning Worship Guest Speakers: John Hambrick & Teesha Hadra

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February 23, 2020

10:15am – 12:00pm

Category: All Church | Coordinator: Josh Kauffman

Connect Hour: 8:45am - 9:45am Community Breakfast on the Patio

UpperRoom: 9:00am - 10:00am in the Fellowship Hall 

Worship Service Time: Sunday Morning 2/23/20 @ 10:15am

Location for Worship: THE SANCTUARY [Second Floor]

Guest Speakers: John Hambrick & Teesha Hadra

Worship Service Order:

Welcome & Opening Prayer
Worship in Song
Church Family Prayer
Offering & Life of the Church
Turn & Greet
Introduction - Mission Study Committee
Guest Speakers - John Hambrick & Teesha Hadra
Worship in Song



       John hales from Ventura, California where he grew up surfing and playing guitar. He graduated from Pepperdine University and then attended Fuller Theological Seminary. His first call as an ordained pastor was to Community Presbyterian Church also in Ventura. He subsequently held positions with Young Life, The American Church in London, Kings College – University of London, and Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently on staff at North Point Community Church’s Buckhead Campus. He serves as the Director of both Staff Development and Starting Point.

       John has been writing books, blogs, articles, songs, and poems for most of his career. In March of 2019 he teamed up with his friend, Teesha Hadra, and co-wrote Black and White: disrupting racism one friendship at a time, published by Abingdon Press.

       John is married to Patty, who is an art teacher at a public elementary school. They have two grown children, John Jr. and Carrell, and a Golden Retriever named Dodger.



Teesha Hadra earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. She practiced law for nearly seven years before leaving to begin full time ministry in 2013 at Buckhead Church, an urban campus of North Point Community Church in Atlanta. Teesha and her husband, Fred, live in Pasadena where she is finishing her MDiv at Fuller Theological Seminary. She currently serves as the Executive Pastor at Church of the Resurrection, an Anglican parish in Los Angeles. She recently co-authored Black & White: Disrupting Racism One Friendship at a Time with her friend, John Hambrick.



NURSERY MINISTRY [Birth - 2.5 yrs] 

We provide Nursery Care for infants-2 year olds starting at 10:00am. We have caring, safe, and experienced nursery volunteers, as well as sound-speaker capabilities if you would like to hear the sermon while tending to your baby! Nursery located in the Lower Level of Sanctuary.


Each Sunday, your preschooler will listen to praise music, hear a bible story, have a snack, enjoy the playground, and build friendships! Located in the Preschool Classroom attached to Fellowship Hall. 

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY [Kindergarten - 3rd Grade]  

After Church worship, K-5th graders are invited to come join us for Elementary Sunday School. We have prayer time, large group Bible story, a missions connection, and then break off into grade groups for Bible-focused activities, games, or art projects. This is an energetic and vibrant group; full of fun, creative ways to enhance each child’s relationship with Christ! Located in the Lower Level of Sanctuary. 

456 MINISTRY [4th- 6th Grade]  

After the turn and greet in the worship service, all 4th-6th graders are invited to come join in on all of the fun with our newest ministry "456" in the back half of the Fellowship Hall. Follow Shannon Dunn out to the new location.

BUILD: YOUTH MINISTRY [7th Grade - 12th Grade]  

We will meet in the balcony and worship with the entire congregation and at the turn and greet we will head down to Fellowship Hall for an awesome time of Bible study, games, and THE IMPOSSIBLE SHOT!


Connect Hour 

Connect Hour

Sunday Mornings

8:45am - 9:45am Community Breakfast on the Patio*

9:00am - 10:00am [Programs at various locations on campus]

UpperRoom: [Adults] - Fellowship Hall   

 Romans Updated

Children: [Birth - 5th Grade] Church family breakfast on the patio 9-10 am! 

Youth: [6th Grade - 12th grade] Church family breakfast and then board games in the welcome room from 9-10 am! 

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