Announcements: May 16, 2021

May 15, 2021   •  

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

We are following guidance from DC Health Department and Centers for Disease Control to determine when it is safe to return to in-person worship.  Follow CCC on the web for latest schedule information or call the church office: 202-637-9852

CCC on the Web!

Website:    www.cccdc.com

Twitter:      https://twitter.com/#!/CCCDC1935

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cccdc1935

 

Take Note!           

Pastor Josh will be on vacation until the end of May.  Please contact Pastor Charles or the church office if you have pastoral concerns.  Appreciation is expressed to Chaplain Don Kammer and Pastor Charles Koo for guest speaking at the English Worship Services.

 

Virtual Teen Fellowship (CCCYG) All teens are invited to a new group for fellowship, study, and activities on three Friday nights a month.  First meeting will be June 11, 2021.  More details will be coming.  To indicate your interest or ask questions, parents and teens should contact Pastor Josh (joshua.cho@cccdc.com) or Sunday School Superintendent, Everett Lum (ejlum@outlook.com).

Scholarship Opportunity:  The Chinatown Service Center announces a new scholarship program for those who attend or plan to attend a two (2)-year community college or four (4)-year college or university, beginning no later than the fall of 2021.  The scholarships are nomination-based from invited organizations, including from CCC. Nominations from CCC will be handled through the Membership Committee.  Interested persons may request an application from the Chinatown Service Center (202-898-0061 or csc.coordinator@cccdc.com).  The applications are due to the Membership Committee no later than June 1, 2021, delivered to the Chinatown Service Center via email (board.chair@cccdc.com), personal delivery (500 I (Eye Street) NW, Washington, DC 20001), or FAX (202-637-7857).

To be eligible, there must also be a demonstrated connection with Chinatown.  This may be shown by living in, going to school, community service, community activities, and/or being employed in Chinatown.  Such connection may be past or present.  The award criteria include: (1) Academic Performance and Promises; (2) Community Service; (3) Participation in Community Activities; and (4) Financial Need.

 

Summer Retreat 2021 [E] will not be held in-person at Messiah College this year due to pandemic restrictions.  Alternate program is being planned.

 

 

Regular CCC Sunday Worship Services live-streamed on Zoom

Cantonese 9:30 am

To request zoom link, please click here.   Call Pastor Charles 202-271-8422 if you have questions.

 

Mandarin 10:45 am

To request zoom link, please click here.  Call Pastor Joanna 202-684-0032 if you have questions.

 

English 11:00 am

To request zoom link, please click here .  Email aaron.woo@cccdc.com if you need help with access.  Stay on Zoom after worship for a time of virtual fellowship.

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.

 

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Offerings and Donations are welcome as church expenses continue.  Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have. 2 Corinthians 8:12 NLT. 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.  Thank you for supporting the ministry of CCC as God leads you.  From Him all blessings flow!

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.

 

Sunday School

Sunday School for Children on Zoom at 9:30 am on Sundays for Kindergarten through 5th graders.    Email Everett Lum ejlum@outlook.com for zoom link or if you have questions.

 

Adult Sunday School [E], 9 am. Continuing study from That the World May Know Series with Ray Van Der Laan: Prophets and Kings.  To request meeting link, please click here.

 

Adult Sunday School [M]  9:30 – 10:15 am. To request zoom link, please click here.  Call Pastor Joanna 202-684-0032 if you have questions.

 

 

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 request zoom link, please click here.   Call Pastor Charles 202-271-8422 if you have questions.
  • Mandarin Tuesdays at 7:00 pm for congregation-wide prayer.  Young adult group meets for prayer and study on Sundays for Discipleship Class at 11 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 June 7, 2021 (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 pray following the direction of the pastors or for items on your mind at the time. You may come any time during the hour. To request meeting link, please click here.

 

Community

For more information call the Chinatown Service Center, 202-898-0061 on weekdays or check the website https://www.chinatownscdc.org/.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has resources for those with financial hardships resulting from coronavirus pandemic.  Check out the website or call the Chinatown Service Center for assistance with program application. https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be assisting with funeral expenses paid for someone who died from COVID-19.  The program started on April 12, 2021.   Application information will only be taken over the phone at FEMA’s dedicated call center, 844-684-6333. It is open 9 am – 9 pm Monday – Friday.  Beware of scammers reaching out and offering to help you with this process.  For more information, please check https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance/faq or call the Chinatown Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccinations are being administered as they become available to local jurisdictions.  Contact your state or the district’s government website or your local health department for more information.  All adults 16 and older are eligible for a shot, and many locations have walk-up availability.  Fully vaccinated individuals have new guidelines for moving about without a mask. If you or someone you know needs help with getting a vaccination or have questions, please call Michelle at the Service Center 202-898-0061.

https://coronavirus.dc.gov/vaccinatedc

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/

https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/

 

Community Services Classes:  English as a Second Language Class Tuesdays @ 6 pm; Citizenship Classes on Wednesdays at 9 am.  Contact Chinatown Service Center to register: 202-898-0061

 

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 after the worship service.
  • CCC Young Adult Fellowship [E] will be taking a break for the rest of May. Wednesday meetings will resume on June 2 at 7:30 pm on Google Meet.
  • Generations [E], May schedule change. Meeting May 21 for Bible Study at 8 pm.  Contact Aaron Woo or Tom Kee for meeting link information.
  • Timothy Bible Study [C], first Saturday of the month, 10 am. Contact Pastor Charles for meeting link information.
  • Bible Study 100 [C], second Saturday of the month, 10 am. Contact Pastor Charles for meeting link information.
  • CCC Young Adult Study and Discipleship [M] Sundays at 11:00 pm
  • Bowie Restaurant Fellowship [M] on Sundays, 10:30 pm. Contact Pastor Charles of Feimin Zhang for meeting link information.
  • Senior Fellowship [M] on Tuesdays, 4 pm. Contact Pastor Joanna for details or to join the Zoom meeting.

 

Precautionary Measures Due to Coronavirus

  • Be cautious when going out – wearing a face covering in DC anytime you are away from home is still recommended. There are changing restrictions in place for shopping, dining, and traveling, especially if you are vaccinated. Be cautious in 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 – wear a mask, 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.
  • 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.

報告事項

 

常規崇拜和在教堂舉辦的教會活動仍然無限期暫停

我們遵照特區衛生部門和疾病防控中心的指引,等到安全時才重返教會的常規崇拜。敬請查看教會網站公佈的最新消息,或打電話202-637-9852聯系教會辦公室。

 

 

教會活動

英文堂曺牧師正在休假,將於5月底返回教會。如您有任何教牧需求,請聯絡辜牧師,或電話聯係教會辦公室。感謝Don牧師和辜牧師在此期間在英文堂證道

網絡青少年團契(CCCYG):這是新成立的團契,每個月有三個在星期五晚上在綫聚會。6月11日開始第一次聚會,歡迎所有青少年進行聯誼、查經和活動。更多詳情將隨後公佈。鼓勵青少年和家長聯係曺牧師(joshua.cho@cccdc.com)和主日學校長林亦劼 Everett Lum(ejlum@outlook.com),表示您的興趣,提出所關心的問題。

獎學金:2021年秋季,華埠服務中心為就讀或即將升入2年制或4年制大學的學生提供了一項新的獎學金項目,通過被邀請的機構,包括我們教會在內,提供候選人。教會提出的候選人由會員委員會受理。有意申請者,請用電話(202-898-0061 )或電子郵件( csc.coordinator@cccdc.com) 聯絡服務中心, 並在2021年6月1日前通過服務中心向教會會員委員會提交申請,遞交方式有:電子郵件(board.chair@cccdc.com)和傳真(202-637-7857),或自行遞交申請書到如下地址:500 I (Eye Street) NW, Washington, DC 20001

符合資格的候選人必須有證據證明與中國城曾經或現有的關係,如:居住地、即將就讀的學校、社區服務、社區活動和/或者在中國城工作。獎金發放的審核標準有4個: (1) 學業表現和潛力、 (2) 社區服務、 (3) 社區活動的參與和、 (4) 經濟需要。

英文退修會因疫情影響,2021年夏季不舉辦在彌賽亞學院的退修會。教會正在籌劃其他形式的活動

 

主日崇拜繼續使用ZOOM會議軟件現場直播

粵語堂:主日早晨9點30分。請點擊此處獲取崇拜鏈接。有任何疑問,請撥電話202-271-8422聯絡辜漢然牧師。

国语堂:主日早晨10点45分。请点击此处获取崇拜链接。如果需要帮助,请打电话202-684-0032联系徐丽娟传道。

 

英文堂:主日早晨11點。請點擊此處獲取崇拜鏈接。如需要幫助,請發送電郵到aaron.woo@cccdc.com。崇拜結束后請繼續參加網絡團契活動

 

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

 

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奉獻與捐贈:哥林多後書8章12節說:“因為人若有願做的心,必蒙悅納,乃是照他所有的,並不是照他所無的。”  您的奉獻與捐贈可以通過郵寄支票或銀行轉賬,以及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、華埠服務中心或教會大樓基金(Building Fund)。感謝神帶領您支持教會事工。天父爲萬福泉源!

Zoom名字:為給參與崇拜的會衆提供便利,請使用簡單得體的名字登錄參加崇拜視頻會議。

 

主日學

兒童主日學繼續在網絡聚會:主日早晨9點30分開始、采用Zoom視頻,適合幼稚園至小學5年級的學生。如果您有疑問或需要主日學活動的鏈接,請發送電子郵件到ejlum@outlook.com,向林亦劼查詢。

英文成人主日學:主日早晨9點,請點擊此處獲取主日學鏈接。

国语主日学:时间为主日早晨9点30分到10点15分。请点击此处获取主日学链接。如果有疑问,请打电话202-684-0032联系徐丽娟传道。

 

禱告會

  • 禱告需求:請通過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。請點擊此處獲取禱告會鏈接。有任何疑問請撥電話202-271-8422聯絡辜漢然牧師。
  • 国语堂:星期二晚上7点为全体国语会众祷告会,青年团契在主日晚上11点的门徒培训课程中有祷告查经的时间。参加活动的方式为:拨电话712-770-4968,跟随提示再键入848249#。
  • 全教會禱告會:2021年6月7日(每月第一個星期一)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會。您可以用任何語言禱告,只奉獻上對主禱告的話語,無需解釋或自我介紹。您也可以為即時出現在腦海中的任何事項禱告。在這個時段中您可以任何時間加入禱告會。請點擊此處獲取禱告會鏈接。

 

社區消息

如想瞭解更多社區消息:請在周一到周五之間、撥打服務中心電話202-898-0061或查詢服務中心網站:https://www.chinatownscdc.org/

消費者金融保護局(Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,簡稱CFPB為您在新冠病毒期間的財務難關提供有用資源,請點擊如下鏈接以繁體中文和簡體中文訪問該網站,或聯係教會服務中心尋求幫助。https://www.consumerfinance.gov/language/zh/

COVID-19 丧葬费用援助:聯邦緊急管理機構(FEMA)將幫助處理新冠病毒導致的死者的喪葬費用。該項目4月12日開始實施,周一到周五上午9點到晚上9點,FEMA提供專綫號碼 844-684-6333處理申請信息。請點擊中文界面上網瞭解詳情:https://www.fema.gov/zh-hans/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance/faq;或者撥打教會服務中心的電話尋求幫助 202-898-0061。謹防任何人以幫助為藉口進行欺詐

新冠疫苗的接種受當地管轄區管理:你可以聯係所住地區的衛生部門查詢疫苗接種的信息,也可以撥打服務中心電話202-898-0061,請Michelle幫助注冊接種疫苗的時間和相關問題。年齡超過16嵗以上的人都有資格接種疫苗,而且有許多接種點可以為不預約的居民接種疫苗 。對接受了兩針疫苗的居民在戶外行動時不必佩戴口罩的情況,各級政府發佈了新的政策。如下為可查詢的網站:

https://coronavirus.dc.gov/vaccinatedc 

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/ 

https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/ 

英文課和公民考試課:服務中心在星期二下午6點提供英文課、星期三上午9點提供公民考試課。請撥打服務中心電話202-898-0061登記注冊。

 

聯絡牧師、教會辦公室及服務中心

教牧輔助  教會的牧師通過電話、電郵以及短信的方式與會衆保持聯繫。如果您或您的家人需要教牧或其他輔助,請聯络牧師:辜漢然牧師 – 202-271-8422、英文堂曺牧師 – 1-847-293-7585、徐麗娟傳道 – 202-684-0032

 

教會辦公室和服務中心  週一至週五,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。教堂建築物維護工作人員按照疾病防控中心對新冠病毒防控的指引,持續對教堂及大樓進行清潔和消毒工作。

 

團契和小組聚會

  • 英文團契網絡聚會:主日中午12點,英文崇拜結束之後隨即開始,請在崇拜後留在Zoom會議。
  • 青年團契(英文):五月份暫停聚會。6月2日恢復正常聚會,聚會時間是星期三晚上7點30分,使用“谷歌會議”平台。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡曺牧師
  • 英文查經班:五月份只有一次聚會,時間為5月21日(星期五)晚上8點,欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡胡典倫梅偉參
  • 粵語提摩太查經班 (Timothy Bible Study)每月第一個星期六上午10點。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡辜牧師
  • 聖經100樂讀:每月第二個星期六上午10點。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡辜牧師
  • 国语堂青年团契查经和门徒培训:星期日晚上11点。
  • 国语餐福团契:星期日晚上10点30分。欲知链接方式,請联系辜牧師张飞敏
  • 网络国语长者团契:星期二下午四点、欲知链接方式,请联系徐丽娟传道

 

新型冠狀病毒預防措施

  • 謹慎外出——在特區離家外出,包括在戶外仍然建議戴口罩。現在在餐飲、購物和旅行時對人群的聚集限制有改變。要保持謹慎的態度參加大型集會。如果生病了,請留在家中。
  • 教會活動變更公佈在教會網站、社交媒體,或經電話網絡、WTOP和WJLA播出。如果您想通過電子郵件接收教會通知,請將您目前適用的電子郵件地址發送到:linda@cccdc.com
  • 建議從海外或長途旅行回來的人和參加了大型集會的人在家裡自我隔離兩個星期,盡量減少病毒蔓延。
  • 請您遵守疾病防疫中心的保護指引:戴口罩、用肥皂和水勤洗手、咳嗽和打噴嚏時請用紙巾或您的衣袖遮蓋口鼻、避免用不潔净的手接觸眼睛、鼻子和嘴;如果生病,請居家不要外出。
  • 如果您發高燒、持續咳嗽、呼吸困難,請諮詢醫生。
  • 慎防與疫情相關而仇視亞裔/華裔的行爲。如遭遇威脅,請撥打911。
  • 在這場疫情中信靠上帝,相信上帝掌管萬有,如同耶穌,時刻查看人的需要,並以平安代替驚恐;不傳播不經證實的言論,時常禱告求上帝的保守,將一切的結果交托給祂。我們在任何情況下的行爲都是為神做見證。

 

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