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!
Friday March 18th we’ll share an Irish supper at 6:00 PM, featuring Shepherd Pie and a special Irish cake dessert. Afterwards we’ll screen the inspirational movie “The Woodcarver” (2012, 90 minutes).
Chili Cook Off Sunday February 7th There were a total of 9 chili entries that those staying after worship got to enjoy on Super Bowl Sunday. Kat Severtsen got best white chili and red chili awards went to Sherry Dans, Sharon Holbert and Gary Pallassino. A choice of cornbreads or loaf bread to accompany the … [Read more…]
Since 1990, churches have been collecting funds to combat local hunger, and also encouraging youth and congregation members to engage in local service projects on Superbowl Sunday. Dubbed “Souper Bowl of Caring” – dollars go to local hunger and soup kitchens and other hunger projects are supported. For a dozen years, Christ Community Church has … [Read more…]
The Annual Meeting will follow worship on Sun. Jan. 24th, approx. 11:45 AM. Reports on 2015 from the Clerk, Pastor, Worship & Education, Fellowship & Care, Property, Finance & Personnel, Mission will be presented. After hearing the 2015 Financial Reports, the congregation will vote on adopting a 2016 Annual Operating Budget. Representatives for the 2016 … [Read more…]
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…]