For Race Relations Sunday Jan. 17 on Martin Luther King holiday weekend, the sermon will be on “Black Lives Matter.” Last year the United Church of Christ denomination issued a Pastoral Letter after several churches had banners vandalized or defaced proclaiming “Black Lives Matter.” The theological position of joining in this social justice proclamation will … [Read more…]
Epiphany Choir Festival Sunday Jan. 3rd This year’s Epiphany Choir Festival will be hosted by Grace & Holy Spirit Church, downtown Cortland, at 3:00 PM. CCC’s Adult Choir, directed by Marina Gorelaya, will sing “Mi Burrito Sabanero” and reprise another Christmas anthem.
Sunday Oct. 18th at 10:30 AM worship, Dr. Doug Garnar, a retired history professor from Broome Community College and is also a Presbyterian elder, will speak at CCC. His message on “Beyond Religious Intolerance & Dogmatism Towards a New Spirituality: The People of Abraham Project” will highlight the ongoing conversations between Christians, Jews and Muslims … [Read more…]
Christ Community Church in Cortlandville will celebrate World Communion SundayOct. 4th at 10:30 AM morning worship. Video clip by Abby Norton-Levering features Gillian Welch’s “Orphan Girl” and Lorraine Nelson Wolf’s “Come to the Table”, together with images of people from around the world celebrating communion. The sermon series on the book … [Read more…]
A sermon series on the book of James will begin Sunday Sept. 13th with consideration of James 1:27 and responsibility to the homeless and refugee aliens. Graphics are from the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
Sunday Sept. 6th our worship time will fall back to 10:30 AM again. Liturgy will celebrate the holiday weekend, with a special prayer for teachers (public schools start again Sept. 8th). Sermon will acknowledge the role of faith leaders in the Labor Movement then and now. Video clip features Rev. William Barber from North Carolina – … [Read more…]
Retired history professor Doug Garnar will address what it means to be a Christian and a citizen at the Sunday morning worship July 26th at 9:30 AM. Garnar taught at Broome Community College over 40 years, and has a passion for the role persons of faith have played in confronting the wrongs in their society.
Thursday afternoon July 16th, beginning at 4:30 PM, CCC will offer story-telling, book reading & activities for families, ending with a hot dog supper at 5:30 PM. Children attending will receive free books to take home! For pre-school through elementary age children & their families.
Stay after worship ends on Sunday July 12th for a Breakfast Brunch of ice cream & waffles – summer fun! (Don’t forget summer worship starts at 9:30 AM)
Sunday morning June 21st, Christ Community Church 10:30 AM morning worship will remember those murdered in Charleston SC Emanuel AME Church with a new hymn written by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette and special prayers. We will also recognize Father’s Day with songs, an affirmation and recognition by the Choir. This is the last Sunday the Adult … [Read more…]