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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…

2% Revenue Goal

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on 2% Revenue Goal

At the end of 2014, the goal was set to increase non-supplemental revenue by 2% in 2015.  That equates to about $2500 in giving.  With the addition of the online giving avenue & several other factors, it was anticipated that the goal would be blown out of the water.  As…

ChristmasTime Cheer

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on ChristmasTime Cheer

You are in for a treat!  Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 5:00pm at CCC, Circle City Ringers will be here to provide extraordinary entertainment to lead us into the Christmas season.  Afterwards, you are invited to gather together for a pitch-in of soups, sandwiches, and desserts.  Please bring food to…

Operation Christmas Child Update

On November 18, 2015, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Operation Christmas Child Update

What a fantastic response to Operation Christmas Child!  Seventy – that’s 7-0 – boxes are being dropped at the local drop location and will be on their way soon to children around the world through Samaritan’s Purse.  The goal for CCC was 50 boxes so that goal was blown out…