Announcements: November 15, 2020

Nov 14, 2020   •  

Announcements

Regular Worship Services and In-Person Church Activities Are Still Suspended Indefinitely

The District of Columbia continues in Phase 2 of Reopening which allows for in-person worship with restrictions, CCC is still delaying its return to in-person worship due to a recent increase in virus infections. On July 22, the Mayor declared a state of emergency in the District which remains in effect through the end of the year.  Wearing a face covering is also mandatory when moving about the city.  The plans for phased reopening of CCC will be publicized on our website, email or WeChat groups.  We will also send out a mail communication once plans are in place.  Online activities will continue for now.  The Official Board has established a Re-Opening Church Action Group which will publish the guidelines.  Check the church website frequently for up-dates, www.cccdc.com.

 

Take Note!

Joint Thanksgiving Service: Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 10:45 am. For the first time this year we will join together virtually for worship in thanksgiving to God for all that He is to us.  Link to Zoom meeting:  https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk   For audio only, call 301 715 8592, enter Meeting ID 797 450 1809#, then enter #, then the meeting password 337112#.

English Ministry’s Night of Thanksgiving Service: Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 7:30 – 8:30 PM.  A special service is planned to allow participants to thank God for a blessing in their lives (in 2-3 sentences).  May we encourage one another by sharing how God is working among us. Service is in English – please register to receive the link to the Service.   Registration sign-up:  see button on homepage or click https://tinyurl.com/CCC-2020-Thanksgiving-Night

Share if You’re Able:  Instead of our usual Thanksgiving collection of food items for Central Union Mission https://www.missiondc.org/ this year, we are asking for monetary donations so that we may give the Mission a check to continue their services to the homeless in our area.  You may make donations to CCC in your usual way but earmark for CUM.  Please send any contributions before November 22.

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/ an international relief organization. Its mission is to provide God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. They partner with local groups around the world to provide shoeboxes to children filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies, along with a dynamic follow-up discipleship course.  For more than 17 years, the congregation and our Sunday School have packed shoebox gifts to be sent to these children who do not know Jesus.  THIS YEAR WE WILL STILL SUPPORT the Shoebox Ministry but differently.  You may help by:

1]  Packing your own shoebox and dropping it off at one of the designated locations https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/ between November 16-23.  Check the list for locations and drop-off hours. The church can assist with the $9 postage donation requested for each shoebox; please email christine@cccdc.com with the number of shoeboxes you dropped off and the church will make sure the fee is paid.

2] Donating funds so that our Sunday School children may Build-a-Shoebox-Online ($25 per box).  You may still send checks to CCC designated for “shoebox” as long as funds are in the church by November 20.

3]   Build a shoebox online yourself https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline/.  You may select items to fill the box or have Samaritan’s Purse pack it.  You can submit the $25 per box payment on the website.

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) the Federal workplace effort to collect funds to support organizations that help people in need is in progress now through January 15, 2021.  CCC’s Chinatown Service Center can be designated as a recipient of funds using #34868.  If you are not a federal employee you may still support the work of the Center by sending a check or giving through Pay Pal.

ZOOM NAME When signing in to the worship services, please use a simple, appropriate identification name to make it easier for those opening the virtual door for worship to the congregation.

Email Notification If you would like to be on the church’s email list for activity and worship information, and have not received an email from the Chinese Community Church during October, please make sure your correct name and email are in the church office.  Send to linda@cccdc.com.

 

Sunday Worship Schedule

  • Cantonese 9:30 am Access Zoom video conferencing program through this new link by 9:15 am (to allow for troubleshooting): https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk or https://zoom.us/j/7974501809?pwd=clU0a0s4UUxRbDAxaUxRb2pNZm5ydz09.    For audio only, call 301 715 8592, enter Meeting ID 797 450 1809#, then enter #, then the meeting password 337112#.  Email or call Pastor Charles 202-271-8422 if you have any difficulty.
  • Mandarin 10:45 am Access Zoom video conferencing program through this link: https://zoom.us/j/733424069 or if already in Zoom, use Conference  ID 733424069.    For audio only, call one of the numbers below and use the same Conference ID.
    • 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    • 929 205 6099 US (New York)
    • 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
    • 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
    • 253 215 8782 US
    • 301 715 8592 US
    • Call Pastor Joanna 202-684-0032 if you still need help accessing program.
  • English 11:00 am Beginning October 4, access Zoom video conferencing program through this link: https://zoom.us/j/99181171731?pwd=NEFSUWhsSDR5VXY0Y1lnZnJUWHVWdz09.  Use Meeting ID: 991 8117 1731; Passcode: 957844. For audio only, call one of the numbers below and use the same Meeting ID.  Choose number by your location.
    • +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
    • +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    • +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
    • +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
    • +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
    • +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
    • Sermon Recording disclaimer: We will be recording the sermon portion of worship service to post on our website.  Only Pastor Josh’s audio and video will be on the recording.
  • Offerings and Donations are welcome as church expenses continue. Send checks in the mail, add CCC to your bill pay service from your bank, or send through Pay Pal.  Make payable to Chinese Community Church, 500 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.  In addition to operating budget, you may designate donations to missions, Good Samaritan Fund, Chinatown Service Center, or Building Fund.

 

Sunday School

Sunday School for Children on Zoom at 9:20 am on Sundays for Kindergarten through 5th graders.    If you do not already receive the links for Sunday School activities, please send your email to jkee301@gmail.com.

Adult Sunday School [E], 9 am. https://meet.google.com/hoh-cjqa-iug  Studying from That the World May Know Series with Ray Van Der Laan, A Clash of Kingdoms, Paul Proclaims Jesus as Lord.

 

Online Prayer Meetings

  • Need Prayer. Send your request through the homepage of the church website. http://tiny.cc/CCC-Prayers
  • Cantonese, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7:45 pm. To join the Zoom video meeting, use this link: https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk .  For audio only, call 301 715 8592, enter Meeting ID 797 450 1809#, then enter #, then the meeting password 337112#
  • Mandarin, Tuesdays at 7:00 pm for congregation-wide prayer. Young adult group meets for prayer and study on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 pm and Sundays for Discipleship Class at 1 pm.  Dial 712-770-4968 and enter 848249# when directed.
  • Monthly Church-wide Prayer Meeting. We invite you to join together as a church family for prayer on December 7 (the first Monday of the month) from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  Participants may pray in any language, offering only words meant for God.  There should be no explanation or self-introduction. You may come any time during the hour by dialing: 1-224-520-9892; PIN: 763875213# (Long distance charges may apply).  You may also pray for other items on your mind at the time.

 

How to contact CCC:

Pastors available Our pastors have been staying connected and helping congregation members by phone, email and text.   Please reach out if you or a loved one are in need of pastoral care or other assistance.  Pastor Charles – 202-271-8422; Pastor Josh – 1-847-293-7585; Pastor Joanna – 202-684-0032

The church office and Chinatown Service Center are open for phone calls during weekday office hours, 9 am – 4 pm.  Jenny will answer for the church at 202-637-9852 and Michelle will answer the Chinatown Service Center line at 202-898-0061.    Our building worker continues to maintain our building following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting against COVID-19.

 

Online Meetings:

[E] English, [C] Cantonese, [m] Mandarin

  • Virtual Fellowship [E] on Sundays, 12 pm right after English Worship. Stay on the same Zoom conference as the worship service.
  • CCC Young Adult Fellowship [E] Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm meets using Google Meet. Please contact Pastor Josh for meeting link information.
  • Generations [E], 2nd and 4th Bible Study at 8 pm. Join google meet – meet.google.com/hub-vsdj-vey or by phone 1-252-460-9074 (PIN: 704777091). 4th Friday meeting is canceled for November.
  • Timothy Bible Study [C], first Saturday of the month, 10 am. Use Cantonese Worship Zoom login.
  • Bible Study 100 [C], second Saturday at 10 am. Last session of the Genesis study is November14.  Use Cantonese Zoom Conference login.
  • CCC Young Adult Study and Discipleship [M] Sundays at 1 pm
  • Bowie Restaurant Fellowship [M] on Sundays, 10:30 pm. To join the Zoom meeting: https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk or https://zoom.us/j/7974501809?pwd=clU0a0s4UUxRbDAxaUxRb2pNZm5ydz09     For audio only, call 301 715 8592, enter Meeting ID 797 450 1809#, then enter #, then the meeting password 337112#
  • Senior Fellowship [M] on Tuesdays, 4 pm. Contact Pastor Joanna for details. To join the Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8377994626
    • Meeting ID: 837 799 4626
    • +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
    • +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    • +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
    • +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
    • +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
    • +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

 

Precautionary Measures Due to Coronavirus

  • Although the area stay-at-home restriction has been eased, you are advised to be cautious when going out – you are required to wear a face covering in DC anytime you are away from home, including outside. Stay away from large gatherings. Stay home if you are sick.
  • Details of activity information changes are announced through the website, phone tree, social media, WTOP and WJLA. If you want to be on the email list, please make sure we have your current email by contacting linda@cccdc.com
  • It is suggested that those returning from overseas or long distance travel or been in a large group should stay at home for two weeks to minimize spreading contagions.
  • Follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for protecting yourself – wash hands frequently with soap and water, cover coughs and sneezes, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands, stay home if you feel ill. Wear a face covering over nose and mouth if you have to go out.
  • Consult a doctor if you have a high fever, cough or breathing problems.
  • Be aware of anti-Asian/Chinese sentiments from those who have anger or fear related to the virus’ origins. Call 911 if you feel threatened.
  • Trust God in this and all situations acting as Jesus would to check on people who may need assistance, not giving into fear, verifying information before passing it on, praying often for His protection and trusting Him for the outcome. Our response in any situation is a testimony of our faith.

 

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報告事項

常規崇拜和在教堂舉辦的教會活動仍然無限制暫停

儘管特區政府進入了重新開放城市的第二階段,允許有限制性的正常崇拜,但由於最近病毒傳播的增加,我們決定延遲恢復正常崇拜。7月22日特區市長宣佈當地的緊急狀態延續到今年年底,并且要求在特區活動必須帶口罩。美京中華基督教會分階段重新開放的計劃將公佈在教會的網站、電子郵件和微信群裏,一旦計劃開始實施,也將發送信件通知大家。線上活動繼續進行。董事會組建了“重啓教會行動小組”,該小組將公佈恢復教堂崇拜的指導方案。敬請經常查看教會網站公佈的最新消息www.cccdc.com

教會活動

感恩節聯合主日崇拜:2020年11月22日(星期日)、上午10點45分,这是今年在美京中華基督教會舉辦的首次网络聯合崇拜,让我们藉此机会向神獻上感恩!網絡視頻會議鏈接 Zoom:https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk  、電話方式參與, 號碼 301 715 8592, 會議 ID 797 450 1809#, 鍵入#, 密碼 337112#.

感恩節英文事工特別崇拜活動:11月24日、星期二晚上7點30分-8點30分。在活動現場您可以開口以三言兩語,用簡潔的話語感謝神在您生命中的祝福。鼓勵大家彼此感恩分享。活動使用英文。有意參加者請提前注冊,點擊鏈接:https://tinyurl.com/CCC-2020-Thanksgiving-Night  或在教會網站注冊。

為無家可歸者捐贈感恩节食品——今年我們不用收集食品的方式準備感恩节的食物(https://www.missiondc.org/ ),請您酌力奉獻金錢,教會將把弟兄姊妹的愛心奉獻轉贈與Central Union Mission,支持本地區的無家可歸者。請在您正常的教會奉獻支票上標注CUM。該項奉獻的截至日期為11月22日。

聖誕兒童行動-Operation Christmas Child:是一個國際救助機構“Samaritan’s Purse”事工的一部分( https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/),與全球各地的教會合作,將準備好的聖誕禮物盒,帶著神的愛,送給世上所有不認識耶穌的孩子們。這些由鞋盒做成的禮物盒盛滿了兒童喜愛的小玩具、清潔用品、文具及生動有趣引人駐足的福音信息。17年來,教會會衆和兒童主日學每年都準備了聖誕禮物鞋盒送給未認識福音的孩子們。今年我們仍然支持這項事工,方式略有不同。有三種參與的方式供您選擇采用:

1]準備和包裝禮物盒,在11月16日-23日之間投遞到網站指定的地址 https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/(請注意檢查投遞的地址和時間)。將您投遞出去的禮物盒的數量發送電子郵件到christine@cccdc.com ,我們教會將爲每個禮物盒協助支付9美元的郵費;

2]請主日學兒童為您打包禮物盒:在11月25日之前,郵寄支票到教會,並標注“shoebox”,指定為每盒聖誕禮物奉獻25美元。

3]您自己進入網站: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline/.  直接選擇禮物裝入禮物盒並為每盒禮物付費25美元。

聯邦政府僱員捐贈COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN為教會服務中心籌款:美京中華基督教會服務中心接受捐款的代碼為34868,開放時間截至于2021年1月15日。如果您不是聯邦政府雇員,也可以支持服務中心,用PAY PAL的方式奉獻或郵寄奉獻支票到教會服務中心Chinatown Service Center。

 

請在ZOOM視頻會議中使用簡潔得體的名字登錄參加崇拜:為參與敬拜的會衆提供便利。

接收教會電子郵件:如果您在10月份沒有收到教會的電子郵件,請將您的姓名和電子郵件地址發送到linda@cccdc.com,通知教會確認或更新您的電子郵件,使您方便通過電子郵件接收教會的活動事項和通知。

 

主日崇拜

  • 粵語堂:主日早晨9點30分。爲了保證您準時開始主日崇拜,請在9點15分提前聯綫進入ZOOM視頻會議群,加入崇拜。网址为:https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk,或(整個网址是),https://zoom.us/j/7974501809?pwd=clU0a0s4UUxRbDAxaUxRb2pNZm5ydz09,點擊任何一個都可以,無需任何密碼;如果只想收聽聲音,可以(一、)撥電話+1 301 715 8592,(二、)然後再鍵入797 450 1809#,(三、)等2-3秒,按“井”號(僅按#一次,無其他操作)(四、)等2-3秒,再鍵入密碼 337112#,就可加入崇拜。您有任何疑問請用電話(202-271-8422)或電郵的方式聯絡辜漢然牧師。
  • 國語堂:主日早晨10點45分使用視頻會議軟件ZOOM,接入以下鏈接:https://zoom.us/j/733424069;如果您已經登錄ZOOM,會議的ID是733424069。如果只想使用聲音,可以撥打下列任何一個電話,然後再輸入會議的ID號碼即可接入:

 

  • +1 312 626 6799 美國 (芝加哥)
  • +1 929 205 6099 美國 (紐約)
  • +1 346 248 7799 美國 (休斯敦)
  • +1 669 900 6833 美國 (聖荷西)
  • +1 253 215 8782 美國
  • +1 301 715 8592 美國

 

如果需要幫助,請打電話聯係徐麗娟傳道:202-684-0032

  • 英文堂:主日早晨11點。從10月4日開始使用視頻會議軟件ZOOM,接入以下鏈接:https://zoom.us/j/99181171731?pwd=NEFSUWhsSDR5VXY0Y1lnZnJUWHVWdz09. 會議的ID:991 8117 1731、密碼:。如果只想使用聲音,可以撥打下列您所在地的電話號碼,然後再輸入會議的ID號碼即可參加崇拜

 

  • +1 301 715 8592 美國(德國鎮)
  • +1 312 626 6799 美國 (芝加哥)
  • +1 646 558 8656 美國 (紐約)
  • +1 253 215 8782 美國(塔個碼)
  • +1 346 248 7799 美國 (休斯敦)
  • +1 669 900 9128 美國 (聖荷西)

 

 

證道錄製聲明:教會錄製主日崇拜講道的音像資料將公佈在教會網站。錄製部分只包括曺牧師的音像。

 

  • 奉獻與捐贈:您的奉獻與捐贈可以以郵寄支票或銀行轉賬,以及通過Pay Pal的方式支持教會目前的開支。奉獻支票擡頭是:Chinese Community Church, 地址是500 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. 除了運作預算,您也可以指定奉獻支持宣教、Good Samaritan Fund、華埠服務中心和教會建築基金(Building Fund)。

 

主日學

兒童主日學繼續在網絡聚會:主日早晨9點20分開始、采用ZOOM軟件,適於幼稚園和1到5年級的小學生。每次課時為1小時。如果您沒有收到主日學活動的鏈接,請發送電子郵件到jkee301@gmail.com查詢鏈接方式。

 

英文成人主日學:主日早晨9點,網絡鏈接 https://meet.google.com/hoh-cjqa-iug

 

禱告會

  • 禱告需求:請在教會網站主頁上傳您的禱告需求http://tiny.cc/CCC-Prayers
  • 粵語堂:星期三和星期天晚上7點45分,有兩種方式接入會議:(1)使用ZOOM視頻會議,請點擊: https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk(整個网址是)https://zoom.us/j/7974501809?pwd=clU0a0s4UUxRbDAxaUxRb2pNZm5ydz09,點擊任何一個都可以,無需任何密碼;(2)如果只想收聽聲音,可以(一、)撥電話+1 301 715 8592,(二、)然後再鍵入797 450 1809#,(三、)等2-3秒,按“井”號(僅按#一次,無其他操作)(四、)等2-3秒,再鍵入密碼 337112#,就可加入禱告會。
  • 國語堂:撥打電話712-770-4968,跟隨提示鍵入848249# 就可加入以下活動:星期二晚上7點為全體國語會衆禱告會;青年團契禱告查經的時間是星期三和星期五晚上10點;主日下午1點為門徒培訓課程的時間。
  • 全教會在綫禱告會:2020年12月7日(每個月第一個星期一)晚上7點30分至8點30分,我們邀請您參加全教會電話禱告。您可以用任何語言參加,無需解釋或自我介紹,向天父上帝禱告。請在這段時間撥打電話號碼1-224-520-9892,再鍵入密碼763875213# 即可加入禱告會(可能會有長途電話費用)。您也可以為即時出現在腦海中的任何事項禱告。

 

聯絡牧師和教會辦公室及服務中心

教會的牧師通過電子郵件或電話聯絡以及短信的方式與會衆保持聯係,為您或家人提供教牧需求,敬請在教會網站查看教牧同工的聯繫方式,包括電子郵件地址和電話號碼。三堂牧師的電話聯係方式:辜漢然牧師 – 202-271-8422;英文堂曹牧師 – 1-847-293-7585; 徐麗娟傳道– 202-684-0032。

 

教會辦公室和服務中心在週一到週五,上午九點到下午四點辦公時間之內可以提供電話服務:Jenny接聽教會辦公室電話202-637-9852,Michelle接聽服務中心電話202-898-0061。按照疾病防控中心對新冠病毒的指南,教堂建築物管理工作人員持續對教堂建築物做清潔和消毒工作。

 

團契和小組聚會

  • 英文團契網絡聚會:主日中午12點,英文崇拜結束之後立刻開始,請在崇拜后留在Zoom平臺。
  • 青年團契(英文):星期三、晚上7點30分,使用“谷歌會議”軟件。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡曺牧師。
  • 英文查經班:每個月的第2和第4個星期五晚上 8點,使用“谷歌會議”軟件 – google.com/hub-vsdj-vey 或電話接入 1-252-460-9074 (密碼: 704777091)
  • 粵語查經班(Timothy Bible study):每個月第一個星期六、上午10點。使用粵語網絡崇拜ZOOM鏈接參加查經學習。
  • 粵語查經101:每個月第二個星期六、上午10點。使用粵語網絡崇拜ZOOM鏈接參加查經學習。11月14日為“創世紀”的最後一部分。
  • 國語堂青年團契查經和門徒培訓:主日下午1點。
  • 國語餐福團契:星期日晚上10點30分。有兩種方式參與團契活動:(1)使用ZOOM會議,鏈接方式:https://tinyurl.com/yxglocjk、或https://zoom.us/j/7974501809?pwd=clU0a0s4UUxRbDAxaUxRb2pNZm5ydz09;(2)電話的方式:可以撥電話+1 301 715 8592,然後鍵入797 450 1809#,再按“井”號(僅按#一次,無其他操作),等2-3秒,再鍵入密碼 337112#,就可加入崇拜。
  • 网络國語年長者團契:星期二下午四点、聯係人:徐麗娟傳道。加入链接Zoom 會議軟件:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8377994626,會議的 ID: 837 799 4626;或從移動電話接入會議:+13126266799,,8377994626# US (芝加哥)、+13462487799,,8377994626# US (休斯頓);也可以從本地電話接入:

 

+1 312 626 6799 US (芝加哥)        +1 346 248 7799 US (休斯頓)

+1 669 900 6833 US (聖荷西)

+1 929 205 6099 US (紐約)

+1 253 215 8782 US (塔個碼)

+1 301 715 8592 US (德國鎮)

 

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  • 目前本地區的居家令已經放鬆,但建議您出外時多加小心,遠離集會,如果生病了,请留在家中。在特區離家外出,包括呆在戶外都要求戴口罩。
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