Dear CCC Family,
If you haven’t heard about the book, Core52, check it out here. We will be reading it together as a church starting in early June and giving it away free to our church family and friends who will commit to reading it with us.
As much as you will get by reading the book, you will get even more if you will meet weekly with others to discuss it in a Core52 small group. In June we will be starting online, virtual, small groups for you to do that. Let me encourage you to participate in one of the groups. They will meet for an hour each week to discuss the reading. We are asking you to be part of a group for eight weeks to see how you like it. We will be using Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is easy to use. It is available for your smart phone, tablet, or computer. In a few weeks we will post a list of the Core52 Virtual small groups. When we do, please find one that fits your schedule and decide to be a part of it.
We want lots of people to read the book and participate in the groups. You can’t have as many people participate in a virtual group as you have in one that meets in person. The dynamics are different. Which means we need to have lots of groups and group hosts. Would you consider being a group host? It really isn’t that hard because you aren’t teaching a lesson. You are asking discussion questions that have been prepared for you. You just have to read them and you can do that. I will help you. If you would consider being a host please come to an online meeting on Sunday, May 17, at 6:00 pm. I am not asking you to commit to doing it, just consider it. The meeting will be on Zoom. I will send you an email with instructions on how to log in to the meeting. During the meeting I will explain what is involved in being a host. Simply attend the meeting to find out more. It does’t obligate you to be host.
I am really looking forward to starting Core52 with you in June. We will all get a lot out of it as individuals and a church. I hope to see you at the host meeting on Sunday, May 17, at 6:00. To get the information sent an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word Host in it or text Host to 646 244-1915. Of course, you can call too, 212 875-8621.
Keep looking up. Jesus is always there.
PS Just a reminder that the message will come early in our gathering on Sunday. Please be there on time so you get it all.
Invite someone to watch our Sunday gathering with you. It is a lot easier than inviting them to join you in person on a Sunday. They don’t have to leave home and they can wear their pajamas. Go here on Facebook. Then, share the post on your timeline or send it to a friend.
If Money Talked” Virtual Bible Study – Starting Thursday, May 14th at 7:30pm
If money talked, what would it say? You might be surprised that what it would say is pretty close to what Jesus did say two thousand years ago. In this four-session study, Andy Stanley offers an approach to money management that will make your life better and make you better at life. Whether you have a lot or a little, are a spender or a saver, you’ll find Andy’s insights challenging, refreshing, and extraordinarily practical.
This class will be held on Zoom and will be facilitated by Crystal. Email email@example.com if you are interested in this class. Learn more at https://www.ifmoneytalked.com/.
We want to pray for you. Click here to let us know how. Please call if you need to talk (212 875-8621).
Facebook Live Weekday Schedule
We will continue to use Facebook especially Facebook Live to stay connected. You do not need to have a Facebook account to join us. Just go to facebook.com/cccnyc by typing that into your browser or by clicking here. You will need to scroll down to find the current live event. You can also watch past events.
- Monday through Friday @ 7:30am – Devotion and Prayer with Jeff
- Monday Evening @ 7:30pm – Prayer with Jeff
- Wednesday Evening @ 7:30pm – Worship by Singing with William
- Friday Evening @ 7:30pm – Prayer with John
Saturday Night Fellowship on Zoom
On Saturday May 9 at 7:00pm, we will host a fellowship night on Zoom. Join us for face time with each other. Zoom is a video conferencing platform that churches have been using to interact and stay connected. After you connect via Zoom using the instructions below, we will create breakout rooms with 4-5 people and will provide discussion topics. We have enabled security features, such as a password, limiting the use of screen sharing / white boarding to the meeting host, and using a waiting room.
Connection instructions are below.
How do I join from my PC, Phone, or Tablet that has a microphone and webcam?
Click this link from your device with a microphone and webcam:
Do I need a password?
If you click the link above, you should be taken directly to the meeting. However, if you are prompted to enter a meeting ID or password, please use this: Meeting ID: 834 4905 7187 Password: 743664
My audio or microphone is not working on my computer. How can I use my computer for video then dial in?
One tap mobile – click the numbers below from your mobile phone.
Or, dial in manually:
Dial in +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 834 4905 7187
Although we are not meeting at the school, we still have expenses including a mortgage payment. Your continued giving to God through Community Christian Church is still needed and important.
You can give online by clicking here, by texting any dollar amount to 84321, or mailing a check to the address below. If you have not given before and send a text to 84321, you will be be sent a quick, self-guided set up process which will make it easy to give by sending a text in the future.
Our mailing address is:
Community Christian Church
210 East 117th Street
New York, NY 10035