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Boost Your Christmas Mood

On December 17, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Boost Your Christmas Mood

Did you know that listening to Christmas music can boost your mood?  Okay, that’s not really ever been proven but we don’t have to look far to see that there are those around us who struggle through the holiday with a less than joyful mood.  Sometimes the only proof we…

2015 Christmas Card Fund

On December 14, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on 2015 Christmas Card Fund

For many years now (if anyone knows exactly how long, please let us know), CCC has participated in something called “The Christmas Card Fund.”  Years ago as people were mailing Christmas cards to one another in the church, someone had the idea to just hand cards to each other and put…

Monday Move

On December 14, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move

There is a line in the Christmas carol, O Come All Ye Faithful that says, “come let us adore him…” that carries huge implications in our lives.  If you’re not familiar with the song, consider googling the lyrics and read through them (or find it on YouTube and watch/listen). In…

A Special Christmas

On December 10, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on A Special Christmas

Most people would probably agree that Christmas is a very special time of year (even if consumer retailers try to make it start earlier and earlier).  There are the gifts that we purchase for one another which bring joy (and sometimes extra trips to those consumer retailers to return items…

Monday Move

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move

WOW!  What else can really be said about yesterday’s baptisms at CCC?  What an awesome privilege and honor to share and celebrate with those who took that step as followers of Jesus. If you want to learn more about baptism, you can take a look at the following Bible verses…

What is Advent?

On December 3, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on What is Advent?

Advent is one of the words that we might often hear during the Christmas season.  But as much as we might hear it, we may not understand or even know what it is. The word, “advent” comes from the Latin “ad-venire” which means “to come to.”  In the context of…

Monday Move

On November 30, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on Monday Move

          Well, Thanksgiving is behind us & many have already turned their attention to Christmas.  But not so fast!  Maybe we need to slow down just a little bit and really wrap our minds (and hearts) around this idea of being thankful. Take a moment to…

History of Thanksgiving

On November 25, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on History of Thanksgiving

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast sometime between late September and early November that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Few people realize that a celebration of this type was not continued on an annual basis…

Monday Motivator

On November 23, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on Monday Motivator

Yesterday we had a great conversation in the Family Talk series.  Thanks to Dean Jones from Senior Helpers in Greenwood for being here and sharing his wisdom with us. It’s easy to understand why so many of us are reluctant to talk about what our wishes are surrounding times when…

Parents – Avoid Christmas Fatigue

On November 23, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on Parents – Avoid Christmas Fatigue

Christmas can run us ragged, and that raggedness can sap the joy and even the meaning out of Christmas for far too many people.  What if we were to take Christmas back from the raggedness? ParentMinistry.net is an organization that partners with churches to develop partnerships with families.  They have…