On Sunday June 24th, CCC will celebrate the conclusion of nearly 18 years pastoral relationship with the Rev. Dr. Janet Adair Hansen, who retires July 1st. Hansen’s last sermon to the congregation is “With Hearts Open Wide” based on scripture II Corinthians 6:1-13. Some of Hansen’s favorite hymns will be sung: “Gather the Spirit” (Jim … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
Sunday April 29th, Sunday morning 10:30 am worship at CCC focused on 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 … [Read more…]
“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 … [Read more…]
We’re coming up on the Annual Chicken BBQ & Yard Sale the last Saturday in August. Sale starts at 9:00 AM and goes to about 2:00 PM. Household goods (no clothing), baked goods, plants, etc. Chicken halves or dinner (with baked beans and salt potatoes) available as soon as cooked (starting approx. 11:00 AM). Canned … [Read more…]
The Christian film, “The Shack” will be shown outdoors (weather permitting) with chairs on our church parking lot on Thursday night Aug. 17th, starting at 8 PM (when it’s dark enough). The plot is about a grieving father who meets the Trinity (in unexpected characterizations) at a remote shack – the location where his young … [Read more…]
Monday June 19th, CCC will host a “Hot Dog Dinner” for church neighbors and our Summer Church Softball Team from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. Menu – hot dogs, chips, tea/lemonade, ice cream for dessert.
Easter Sunday worship at Christ Community Church will again feature “The Flowering of the Cross” during the first hymn, “Jesus Christ is Risen Today.” Gospel story of the resurrection will be read from Matthew; pastor’s message is “Jesus Met Them on the Way.” Adult Choir will sing two anthems, “My Savior’s Love to Me” and “I Walked … [Read more…]
Rev. Doug Deer will lead a special outdoor sunrise service at Yaman Park near the pavilion overlooking the lake. The 6:30 AM time means we should be able to see the sun come up over the hill. The weather forecast looks great – up to 70 degrees for Easter!