Posts by cccnyc

Posts by cccnyc

Guest Speaker – David Chicaguala. Fall Plans.

Dear CCC Family,We have had a great time on Poland. We will be getting home Saturday night. Fall Message SeriesIt has been good to work through a book of the Bible in detail this summer. In the fall, we will start a series on overcoming our inner enemies such as fear, worry, etc. We will use David defeating Goliath as the overall context for how God enables us to defeat our inner enemies that stand in the way of His purposes in…

Guest Speaker – John Price. Greetings from Poland.

Dear CCC Family, Greetings from Poland! We made it here safely and are having a great time. I will be on vacation until August 19. John Price will be speaking this Sunday, August 11. John and Heather, his wife, will be moving to NYC in the middle of September when he becomes our associate minister. We will have a lot of people away on vacation this Sunday. If you are in town, take advantage of the chance to become better…

Ordination. Vacation. Fall Plans.

Dear CCC Family, We will ordain Salomon Matasima as part of the service this coming Sunday. Although he was already ordained in Congo, this will connect him to our church and facilitate his ministry in the United States. Laurie and I will be on vacation August 5-18. We, along with my sister, Pat, will meet up with our daughter, Amy, to tour Poland. I will at church this coming Sunday, but will leave before the service is completely over so…

Cook Out! Guest Speakers. Career Fair.

Dear CCC Family, We had a great start to our new membership plan last Sunday as the first group became members under it. More people will do so over the next few weeks. You can read about it below. Laurie and I will be on vacation August 5-18. John Price will be speaking on August 11 and David Chicaguala on August 18. John and Heather, his wife, will be moving to NYC in the middle of September when he becomes…

Hot! Rest Up!

Dear CCC Family, Summer is upon us! It will be hot Sunday, but we are blessed to have air conditioning. Things are finally starting to slow down for the summer with our ABFs taking their summer break and some of the Bible studies as well. Rest up! We will have a busy fall. See you Sunday! Jeff PS It is not too late to attend the One Day Membership Class. Read about it below. On Day membership Class – July 20All four sessions…

Official Announcement. Postponed. Picking Up Speed.

Dear CCC Family, It was officially announced on Sunday that John Price was offered and has accepted the Associate Minister position at Community Christian Church. Lord willing, he and Heather will be moving here in early September. John will start with us part-time and become full-time at some point in the future. Pray for John’s ministry with us, John’s and Heather’s move, and their adjustment to CCC and NYC. I was not able to work out all the details to…

Anniversary. Announcement. Baptisms. Cookout.

Dear CCC Family, This Sunday will mark the one year anniversary of our meeting at Public School 96. It has been an adventure with ups and downs. I think we are now on a consistent upward path. Thank you for staying with us and joining us on this journey! Our church’s best days are ahead of us. Stay tuned. There will be an announcement about the Associate Minister position during the service on Sunday. We are hoping to have baptisms…

John Price’s visit. Were you too cold? Attendance up.

Dear CCC Family, It was great having John and Heather Price with us last Sunday. John brought a good message and we had a good time interacting with them after the service. The elders will be meeting next week to make a decision about offering the associate minister position to John. We would appreciate your input and prayers. We now have air conditioning at the school! It was a little too cold last week. We tried to adjust the temperature,…

Candidate Visit. Not too late. Read about the hiring process. New Home Bible Study.

Dear CCC Family, John Price, a candidate for Associate Minister, is in town. It is not too late to attend the Saturday morning breakfast gathering to get to know him. You can attend the one Sunday after church too, but the Saturday one will be smaller and allow more time for personal interaction. The time and location is listed below. In hiring an associate minister there are several important characteristics we are looking for. Let me briefly list a few.…

Too Much to List – Please Read

Dear CCC Family, There is a lot going on this summer. Work is starting on the renovation of our building at 210 East 117th Street. An associate minister candidate and his wife are coming for a visit, John and Heather Price. We are wrapping up the transition to the new membership requirements. The French Service is making progress. The Vine Project is starting. It is all good and it keeps me busy. Please take the time to read more about…