Posts from 2020

Posts from 2020

Deadline. Additional Safety Measures. Gratitude. Mid-Week.

Dear CCC Family, If you are like me, you are disappointed that the virus has surged around the world, across the country, and in NYC. We survived before and we will do it again. God is faithful! We are taking additional safety measures to make your Sunday visit to CCC even safer. Beginning this week we will start taking temperatures, have a sign with screening questions that are to be read before participating, and use an electric spray fogger to sanitize the building prior to meeting on Sunday. We have had no problems and we want…

Dealing with Depression. Holiday Market.

Dear CCC Family, Christmas is coming. Let’s not forget Thanksgiving, but we need to plan ahead for Christmas. You can read about Operation Christmas Child Below. You have already “packed” 26 boxes online! Sunday, November 22, is the last day to bring a shoebox to the church building. It really is the deadline because I have to take them to the drop off center no later than November 23. We are happy to help children around the world. We also…

Yes, we do have . . .

Dear CCC Family, I have been asked if the church has shoeboxes to use in packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. Yes, we do! You can stop by during the week, Saturday, or Sunday to get one. They are free. The announcement about Operation Christmas Child is below. If you are new to it, click here to watch a video about it. Blessings, Jeff PS The deadline to drop the shoeboxes off at the church for me to take to the collection site is Sunday, November 22. No exceptions…

Worry, Anxiety, Fear and . . .

Dear CCC Family, Worry, Anxiety, Fear and our emotions. That is what we will be talking about this Sunday in the Emotions Series. Jesus said, “In this world yo will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Join us for “Defeating Fear and Its Allies” and learn how to have peace in Christ. Invite a friend. Jeff Operation Christmas Children 2020Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. The mission is to provide local partners around…

Forgiveness. Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. Time Change. THANK YOU.

Dear CCC Family, It has been a busy week at the building. John has taken the lead in building a stage in the main room. This will help people see the speaker and music team better. It was A LOT of work on John’s part and that of his crew of Luis, David, Claribel, Bladimir, and Heather. A BIG THANK you to all of them. We had some technical difficulties with the livestream on Facebook last Sunday which meant more of you went to…

Momentum. How to be good when ANGRY. 😇😡😇 Help for Anxiety.

Dear CCC Family, Momentum continues to build. We have had 4 baptisms in the last two weeks. Last Sunday we again had people completely new to CCC, people returning for the first time, and a new record post shutdown attendance, 45% of our pre-shutdown attendance. Let’s make it 50% this week!  Jeff PS This week we will look at Anger in the Emotions series. Join us as we learn how to be good when angry. Next Steps for New and Growing Followers of JesusThis is a…

What’s going on

Dear CCC Family, Below are a few things I want to make sure you know are going on. See you Sunday, in person or online. Jeff New Group: Next Steps for New and Growing Followers of Jesus.A new group will start on October 21. It is a short term group, six weeks, primarily designed for people newer to our church, but anyone is welcome to attend. It will start at 8:00pm and finish by 9:00pm. The group will meet on Zoom on Wednesday nights starting October…

First Baptism at 210 East 117th Street! Q&A on Baptism. New Group on Wednesday.

Dear CCC Family, We had our first baptism, Luis Esquilin, in our new building and in our new baptistry on Thursday. Luis started attending CCC after we resumed in person services. He is a great person. I look forward to you getting to know him. More baptisms to come! A new group will start on October 21. It is a short term group, six weeks, primarily designed for people newer to our church but anyone is welcome attend. It will start at 8:00pm and finish by 9:00pm. You can…

News! Celebrate! Emotions – Get the good feelings.

CCC Family, Today is the one year anniversary of the John and Heather Price moving to New York City. They arrived on Friday a year ago, move into their apartment on Saturday, and began serving with us on Sunday. We have been blessed by them and God’s plan and timing to get them here before the pandemic was perfect. Although we can’t have a big party, we will celebrate with ice cream treats after the 11:30am service this Sunday. You can…

Anniversary Party! Progress! Letter.

Dear CCC Family, This weekend will be the first anniversary of John’s and Heather’s move to NYC. They have been a great blessing! God brought them here in time to help us through the pandemic and beyond. We will have a little party to celebrate with ice cream treats after the the 11:30am service this Sunday. You can take the treat with you, enjoy it outside on the side walk, or join us outside on the roof terrace of our…