Posts by cccnyc

Posts by cccnyc

Easter Egg Hunt Registration is Live

Join us one week before Easter on Saturday, March 24 for our Community Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages. The activities are free and open to the public. Schedule: 12pm – 1pm: Registration and activities for children, including: egg dyeing, Easter basket decoration, a photo booth, coloring, etc. 1pm – 1:15pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the parking lot. The hunt will be held inside if it rains or snows. 1:15pm – 1:30pm: Prizes for children. 1:30pm – 2:00pm:…

Good Meeting! Men’s Ministry! 6 Weeks Away!

Dear CCC Family, We had a good congregational meeting last Sunday! We affirmed church leaders, reviewed 2017, and discussed plans for 2018. Many people attended and were very attentive. As I shared at the meeting, 2018 is going to be an  important year for Community Christian Church. Once renovations are done to 210 East 117th Street Laurie and I will be living in the neighborhood and we will have a physical community presence. We will be hiring an associate minister…

One Service at 10:45 am. Annual Meeting. We sold it.

Dear CCC Family, This Sunday afternoon we will hold our annual congregational meet at 12:30 pm. To increase participation we will have only one service this coming Sunday at 10:45 am. We will have refreshments after the service as usual and start the meeting at 12:30 pm. I want to encourage you to make an extra effort to join us at the meeting this year. There are important future plans to talk about and I want you fully informed. We…

We Own It! Reunion Sunday!

  We own it! Dear CCC Family, We closed on the purchase of 210 East 117th Street last Tuesday. We own it! The architect has been there taking measurements to draw up renovation plans. Please pray for the design and renovation of the building. Lord, willing Laurie and I will be living there sometime this summer. Also, pray for the closing on the sale of 159 East 118th Street that is scheduled for this coming Thursday. The current message series,…

Keep the Momentum Going! Tuesday Night Bible Study.

Dear CCC Family, As the new year started, I encouraged you to develop a habit of spending time with God individually by daily Bible reading and prayer. Of course, many people were already doing that and there are many ways to do it. One that I recommended is the SOAPS method. After reading some of the Bible, you write down a verse(s) of Scripture that was especially meaningful to you. You then write down some Observations about the verse, make…

Bible Studies Start This Sunday! Real Estate Closings Approaching.

Dear CCC Family, Three Bible studies will be starting this coming Sunday. Norma Lozada will resume her Adult Bible Fellowship and they will be studying the “The Gospel According to John” at 11:30 am. If you would prefer to study that Gospel in French you can do it at 11:30 in a group lead by Salomon Matasima. And, there is an Adult Bible Fellowship at 10:00 am led by Russell Kraft. It will be “Growing in Christ.” There will also…

Surprised. Guest Worship Leaders. Young Adult Bible Study. Important Survey.

Dear CCC Family, I was surprised and happy about how many people attended last Sunday in spite of the snow and cold. This is especailly true of how many drove and found parking on the street because the parking lot was not available. Well done! Things should be closer to normal this Sunday. Tariq is away and Zane and Stephanie Gerson will be leading worship for us. They are friends of Jenifer Thigpen, one of our previous worship leaders. Tariq…

2018 is going to be a great year! Winter Weather. Contribution Statements.

Dear CCC Family, I am looking forward to this year! 2018 is going to be a great year! That doesn’t mean it will be an easy year. Great ones rarely are. But when we look back on 2018, I think we will say it was a great one. To help make that a reality, I am starting the  year with a short series of messages  by that title. We will look at a few things that we can do to make…

New Year’s Eve Sunday and Party. Coming in 2018.

Dear CCC Family, I am in Memphis visiting my grandchild. Thus, I will be away this coming Sunday, December 31. Gregg Stokes will be speaking. The morning schedule will be the same as usual and there will be party in the evening. You can read about it below. See you next year! Jeff   Christmas Offering Christmas is a time to celebrate Jesus. In the midst of giving gifts to friends, family, and co-workers we want to make sure we…

Christmas Eve. State Approval. Winter Weather.

Dear CCC Family, We have received official approval from the state of New York to sell our property at 159 East 118th Street so we then buy the building at 210 East 117th Street. Please continue to pray that things go well and we close on both properties in January of 2018. With Christmas Eve falling on a Sunday this year, it is a perfect opportunity to invite someone to attend a Sunday morning service or the 3:00 pm Christmas…