La Puente Church of Christ Committees and Ministries
Personal Evangelism: A part of carrying out the work of the church is evangelizing the world (Matt 28:19-20). Members who really focus on outreach to our communities and serve the needs of our members, and mentor our new members. All members of the congregation are invited to participate in our monthly meetings. If you have a passion, there is always something at La Puente Church of Christ for you. Inquire: Bro. David Lewis, Sr.
Food Bank: We offer families/households food distribution to our community on a weekly basis. Our hours of operation at the church building are – Tuesday through Friday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to learn more please contact Brother Ken Nelson.
Choir: “By him, therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.” (Hebrews 13:15). A Capella singing participation throughout the greater Los Angeles and Inland Empire areas. Inquire: Brother Ernie Lewis
Grief Committee: The Grief Support group provides help with bereavement, conflicts, trials, and other aspects of grief in a confidential, reputable, and spiritual environment. Inquire: Sister Marcia Lewis
Social Fellowship: Coordinate extracurricular activities, church picnics, BBQs, potlucks, and dinners. Inquire: Brother Jose Yarbrough
VETS Committee: (Visiting, Encouraging, Touching bases, Strengthening) – To demonstrate love for our brothers and sisters in the La Puente Church of Christ by staying in touch; so that no one is left behind, feels neglected, or feels left out. We want our actions to let them know we care. We seek to accomplish the ministry of the church through thoughtful and Christ-like care, empowerment, and stewardship of the church’s resources to render help to those in need. Inquire: Brother Johnnie Stevenson
Adult Singles: Christians who are 30+ and unmarried, or widowed. The group promotes social fellowship that creates a strong bond with our single members. As stated in 1 Corinthians 7: 7-8 “For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that. I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, it is good for them if they abide even as I.” We focus on unity, by uplifting and providing encouragement to one another. Our meetings consist of potlucks and external activities, such as visiting the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, bowling, and lunches. Inquire: Brother David Lewis, Sr.
Ladies Meeting: To focus on building unity, be uplifting, and provide encouragement to one another. We want to empower our sisters with the opportunity to assist other women through fellowship and spiritual enlightenment and to minister to the spiritual needs that are unique to women. We emphasize women ministering to women for the purpose of encouraging and equipping women through bible study, and prayer, to grow in their relationship with Christ, and to instill in them a godly passion and commitment as they serve their family, church, and community. We hold an annual symposium for spiritual growth, and to learn about women’s issues that confront Christian women. We participate in the community by supporting the House of Ruth and distributing Thanksgiving baskets during the holiday season. We pray that God will continue to use us as we have the opportunity. Inquire: Sister Contessa Lewis
Married Couples: To use the Word of God to strengthen the sanctity of our individual marriages…”and they two shall be one flesh” (Ephesians 5:31). We will enhance our relationship with other married couples, by participating in enjoyable outings, engaging in Christian fun and conducting spiritually oriented meetings. Inquire: Brother Micheal Harris, Sr.
Unity: For preteens to fellowship, encourage, and enjoy activities, and offers a timeout for parents. To be a ministry that connects children to God, parents, and each other. To support the family in building a spiritual foundation in the life of a child, so that in God’s timing they will develop a personal relationship with Christ. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not forbid them, for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14) Inquire: Sister Phyllis Lewis
Young Adults: Helping our young adults to use their gifts for the benefit of people and the purpose of serving God. To fellowship, set examples, and participate with other congregations. We have classroom bible study and participate in community and congregation service programs. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another, and all the more as you see the day approaching.” (Hebrew 10:25) Inquire: Brother David Lewis II
Youth: To take our youth into a deeper understanding and relationship with Jesus Christ and lay a spiritual foundation for their faith to grow and mature in the years to come. We have active young people who have fun fellowshipping and building lifelong relationships through the church. We participate in the youth conference and external activities. Inquire: Brother David Lewis II