Christ Community Church of Cortland NY

Welcome to the Christ Community Church of Cortland NY website! (We’re also on Facebook)

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We are located on Tompkins Street in Cortlandville – GPS is 1093 RT 13, mailing address is 292 Tompkins St., Cortland NY 13045

phone: (607) 756-1710

email: christcommunitychurch@cnymail.com

Christ Community Church welcomes everyone to worship – regardless of economic class, racial/ethnic group, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, education or any other social distinction.

WORSHIP:   Worship Time is 10:30 AM through June 24, 2018

Sunday May 27th – Memorial Day Weekend

Prayers for Memorial Day will be offered. On the weekend of this national holiday, the celebration of American fundamentalists about the move of the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will be explained. The scriptures will be from Revelation and other passages interpreted to indicate “End Times.” The sermon will address “The Heresies of Rapture and Tribulation” and explore the misunderstanding of what will happen in the Holy Land before the return of Christ. The ‘Left Behind” books and movies are rotten theology.

Sunday May 20th – Pentecost

Pentecost is the “birthday of the church” – when the Holy Spirit descended. Scriptures are John 15:26-16:15 and Acts 2 with sermon “When You Cannot Yet Bear the Truth.” After worship, Strawberry Shortcake will be enjoyed for Fellowship time.

 

Sunday May 13th – Mother’s Day

On Sunday May 13th, Christ Community Church of Cortlandville will recognize the cultural impact of the Hulu TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” at the 10:30 AM morning worship. Sermon is “Women are More Than Handmaidens.” Scriptures will be from I Samuel 1 and 2, about Hannah, the mother of Samuel, and Gen. 30 – which is quoted in both Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel and the popular film series. To celebrate Mother’s Day, carnations will be distributed to all those worshipping.

 

Sunday May 6th – Older Adult Sunday

On Sunday May 6th, Christ Community Church of Cortlandville will celebrate
“Older Adult Sunday at the 10:30 AM morning worship. Scriptures will be from “Wisdom Literature” – Proverbs, Psalms, Job. The message is called “The Grace of Getting Old.” Video clip will feature Mary Maxwell’s “Prayer on Getting Old.” Adult Choir will sing Jim Scott’s “Gather the Spirit.” Communion will be celebrated at the end of the service. Refreshments are enjoyed after worship ends.

 

Sunday April 29th – Jesus the Vine

Sunday April 29th, Sunday morning 10:30 am worship at CCC focused in the Gospel Lectionary passage from John 15:1-8, where Jesus declares himself the (grape) vine and his disciples the branches. Video clip was about “Fun Facts About the Finger Lakes” and explored the area for growing grapes and viticulture. The “vine” is really the trunk, and the “branches” are the arms or cordons coming off the vine. The fruit bearing shoots spring out of buds, and while green are living, but at the end of the year are dead wood, needing pruning.

Sunday April 22nd – Earth Day

“Surely the Lord is in this place…” (Gen. 28:16). The 2018 theme for Earth Day Sunday is “Sense of Place” and offers insights about living in harmony with local ecosystems and watersheds, rightly sharing places with a diversity of peoples, and respecting the history of your place. “If you don’t know where you are, you probably don’t know who you are.”

 

 

 

 

 

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