Announcements: November 28, 2021

Nov 28, 2021   •  

 Worship with CCC In-Person or Online

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

All Worship Services are held in-person and on Zoom.  See schedule below.  Everyone must wear a mask, affirm the wellness check, and sign in with contact information.  Come join us online or in person.

Cantonese [C]  

  • 11/28/21, 9:30 am, Zoom only with guest speaker, Rev. Sharon Huie.  Pastor Charles will be away.
  • 12/5/21, 10:45 am In-person and Zoom Combined Communion Worship with Mandarin
  • To request zoom link, please click here.   Call Pastor Charles 202-271-8422 if you have questions. 

Mandarin [M] 10:45 am

  • 11/28/21 Hung Memorial Hall, Main and on Zoom
  • 12/5/21, 10:45 am In-Person and Zoom Combined Communion Worship with Cantonese 
  • To request zoom link, please click here.  Call Pastor Joanna 202-684-0032 if you have questions. 

English [E] 11:00 am  

  • 11/28/21, Sanctuary and on Zoom
  • 12/5/21, Communion celebrated in Sanctuary.  Service also on Zoom.
  • 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.

Take Note!

CHURCH MONTHLY CALENDAR and PRAYER CALENDAR for December are now available.

Annual Congregation Meeting, December 12, 2021, 4:00 pm on Zoom  Please connect on the English Zoom link to hear a summary of accomplishments in 2021, ongoing activities, and future plans at CCC.

Chinese Mission Convention 2021 will be held online December 28 and 29, 2021 this year.  The Chinese Mission Convention (CMC) is dedicated to challenging, empowering, and mobilizing individuals and churches to reach the world for Christ. CMC seeks to unleash us for God’s global glory.  Separate sessions are provided in Mandarin and English. Check the website for registration and schedule information: https://whcchome.org/en/event/cmc-2021/ Discount available if registered by December 12.

New Schedule for Bowie Restaurant Fellowship  The group will meet in person every other Sunday beginning December 5 at 11:00 pm in one of the members’ home. On alternate Sundays they will still meet on Zoom at 10:30 pm.  For details, please contact Pastor Charles.

Pastor Charles will be on vacation through December 1.  Please contact the church office if you or someone you know is in need of pastoral care.

Dedication of Chinatown Service Center after renovation The original dedication was to have occurred in March 2020 on a Sunday for the whole congregation to participate, but due to the pandemic it was canceled.  We give thanks for Lester and Stella Lee establishing the Hop Nam Lee Memorial Fund which not only helped with the renovation expenses but will be supporting the work of the Center in the future.  For the family’s convenience (since they live out-of-town), a small dedication ceremony will be held on Friday, December 3.

Soul Sisters Activity The women of our church will have their first gathering since before the pandemic on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10 am – 12 noon for outdoor fellowship and prayer walk.  Contact joandtomkee@yahoo.com for meeting directions, details, or to request a pick-up from the White Flint metro.

Parking Available at PMI Parking lots:  Our regular parking arrangement at 900 New York Avenue is NOW AVAILABLE on Sundays.  You may park for free on the street or in the PMI open lot which you enter on 9th Street. We will still have a paid arrangement at the PMI Garage at 600 Mass Ave for those who need to have a closer option for parking.  For either lot, please make sure you pick up a validation stamp or follow-up ticket at the front door from security or greeters. For more information contact info@cccdc.com.

Pardon our Dust Work is continuing on the security grant project awarded to our church so be cautious around any work areas in progress.  Please stay in assigned worship and Sunday School areas only.  Cameras, monitors and new doors will be installed.  The nationwide parts and delivery shortages are causing a delay.

Looking Ahead Joint Christmas Worship, December 19, 2021 at 10:45 am in the sanctuary.  

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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. Offering collection boxes are available in the church in worship spaces. 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!  

 

Sunday School at 9:30 am

Children Kindergarten through 5th graders.    

  • Lower basement
  • Email Everett Lum ejlum@outlook.com for zoom link or if you have questions.

Middle and High School, Upper basement only

College and Young Adults, Room 303 only

Adult [E]  Class is cancelled on November 28.  Howard Huie will lead the class studying the Gospel of John beginning December 5.

  • Room 304
  • To request meeting link, please click here.  

Adult [M]  

  • Hung Memorial Hall, Main
  • 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 December 6, 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/  

COVID-19 Vaccinations are widely available for children and adults.  Contact your state or the district’s government website or your local health department for more information.  All individuals 5 and older are eligible for a shot, and many locations have walk-up availability.  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.

Utility and Rent Assistance available through Stay DC program. https://stay.dc.gov/?mc_cid=c2aee9bf45&mc_eid=6dd9fddd6e  or https://stay.dc.gov/zh-hant/home (in Chinese) Contact Service Center if you need help with application.

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. 

Community Services Classes:  English as a Second Language Class every Tuesday @ 6 pm; Citizenship Classes on Wednesdays at 9 am.  Contact Chinatown Service Center to register and obtain the meeting link: 202-898-0061

 

How to contact CCC:

Pastors are available by phone, email and text or in-person with an appointment.   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 full-time hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.  All visitors must call the respective office to make an appointment before coming in and be informed of safety protocols, such as mask-wearing, when entering the church building.  Church office number is 202-637-9852 and Chinatown Service Center number is 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.
  • Teen Fellowship [E] 2nd, 3rd, 4th Fridays @ 7:00 pm.  Contact Pastor Josh or Everett Lum for meeting link information.
  • Generations [E], usually 2nd and 4th Fridays.  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.  
  • Virginia Bible Study and Prayer Group [E &C], first and third Wednesdays each month, 8 pm.  Contact Wai Chen for meeting link.
  • 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.

In-Person Meetings:

  • CCC Young Adult Fellowship [E] meets Wednesdays @7:30 pm. Please contact Pastor Josh for details.

 

Precautionary Measures Due to Coronavirus

  • Be cautious when going out – wearing a face covering is no longer mandated in DC but is required in some conditions and at the discretion of businesses.  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 will announce emergency changes.  If you want to be on the email list, please make sure we have your current email by contacting linda@cccdc.com
  • Anyone who has been exposed to coronavirus or tests positive must quarantine for 10 days.
  • 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

 

在教堂舉行的國、粵、英語主日崇拜同時在網絡轉播

請在教會網站查看主日崇拜的最新消息,或打電話202-637-9852聯系教會辦公室。

常規主日崇拜目前使用ZOOM會議軟件現場直播

三堂實體主日崇拜同時在綫即時實況轉播。崇拜日程安排請見下文。參加者必須戴口罩、確認健康檢查、登記姓名並留下聯絡方式。歡迎您參加實體敬拜或網上敬拜。

粵語堂: 

  • 11月28日早晨9點30分粵語崇拜在網絡舉行:畢巧榮牧師證道。辜牧師本主日不在教會。
  • 12 月5日上午10點45分在禎桂堂並網絡轉播國、粵語聯合聖餐崇拜(使用粵語崇拜鏈接)。
  • 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

  • 11月28日、禎桂堂大房間,实体和网络同时进行。
  • 12 月5日上午10点45分在祯桂堂并网络转播国、粤语联合圣餐崇拜(使用粤语崇拜链接)。
  • 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

  • 11月28日常規崇拜,實體在大禮堂並同時在網絡轉播。
  • 12月5日聖餐崇拜,實體在大禮堂並同時在網絡轉播。
  • 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

教會活動

年度會員大會於2021年12月12日下午4點在網絡舉行:請使用英文崇拜鏈接,通過ZOOM會議收聽我們教會 2021 年的事工成就、當前進行的活動和對未來計劃的綜述。

2021年國際華人差傳大會(CMC)將於12月28日至12月29日在網上舉行用普通話,粤語和英文各自分講。大會主要目的是為勉勵,授權,和推動個人或教會去普世傳揚基督,把榮耀歸給神。請訪問大會網站2021 國際華人差傳大會(CMC) – 曉士頓西區中國教會 (whcchome.org)了解講員陣容、主題、日程、內容安排和登記注冊,以及其它相關信息。

BOWIE餐福团契:从12月5日开始每隔一个星期日晚上11点在其中一位成员的家中有实体聚会;其他周日,仍在晚上10点半在Zoom上聚会。详情请联络辜牧师。

辜牧師現在休假,直到12月1日才返回。如果您或您的家人和朋友需要教牧關顧,請聯繫教會辦公室。

華埠服務中心剪綵儀式:12 月 3 日星期五將舉行一個小型的儀式慶祝翻新的服務中心。由於新冠病毒大流行,取消了原定在2020年3月的某個周日邀請全體會眾參加的儀式。我們感謝 Lester 和 Stella Lee 設立了 Hop Nam Lee 紀念基金,該基金不僅幫助了翻新費用,還將支持中心未來的工作。為了方便LEE家人(因為他們住在外地),慶祝儀式安排在星期五進行。

姐妹團契:將於2021年12月4日星期六上午10點至中午12點舉行新冠開始后的首次實體聚會,活動為在戶外的團契和步行禱告。請用電郵聯繫 joandtomkee@yahoo.com 了解聚會的地址、詳細信息,或在White Flint 地鐵站的接送行程。

PMI停車場:教會通常在紐約大道900號為參加主日敬拜的會衆提供的停車位現在允許停車,請用 9th 街入口進入;另外教會在600 Mass Ave的停車場購買了停車位,為需要停在靠近教堂的會衆使用。無論您在哪個停車場,請向教堂前門的主日招待或安保人員領取停車票,您也可以在街邊免費停車。欲知更多信息,請發送咨詢郵件到info@cccdc.com ,。

小心灰塵:教會獲得的安防基金項目已經在教堂内開始實施;將會安裝攝像頭、監控器和新門。請留在指定的崇拜地點和主日學區域。現在全國範圍的供貨運輸緊張會延遲工程的進展。

聖誕節聯合崇拜:2021年12月19日上午10點45分、大禮堂

聖誕獻花:現在開始訂購聖誕節主日陳設在聖壇上的獻花。數量有限。請填寫放在書架上的訂購表格(或者可以通過電子郵件發送給您)。請將填寫好的表格和款項交回教會辦公室或李蓮達(現金或支票,支票擡頭為 Chinese Community Church)。 每株植物的價值為10美元。 您可以在聯合聖誕崇拜後帶走植物或留給需要關顧的弟兄姊妹。訂購 截止日期是12月12日。

 

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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;如果參加實體敬拜,您可以將奉獻款項放在奉獻箱内。除了運作預算,指定奉獻用於支持宣教、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!

主日學、早晨9點30分

兒童主日學:適合幼稚園至小學5年級的學生。

  • 教堂地下室下層教室
  • 網絡課堂通過ZOOM平臺同時進行,請發送電子郵件到ejlum@outlook.com,向林一劼查詢鏈接。

中學生主日學:教堂地下室上層教室

高中生/大學生主日學:303教室

英文成人主日學:11月28日的主日學取消,許可爲 (Howard Huie) 將從12月起帶領學習《約翰福音》。

  • 304房間
  • 網絡課堂通過Google Meet平臺同時進行。請點擊此處獲取鏈接。

国语主日学

  • 禎桂堂大房間
  • 網絡課堂通過ZOOM平臺同時進行,请点击此处获取主日学在網絡的链接。如果有疑问,请打电话202-684-0032联系徐丽娟传道。

網絡禱告會

  • 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#。
  • 每月全教會禱告會:我們邀請您在 2021 年 12 月 6 日(每個月的第一個星期一)晚上7點30分—8點30分以教會家庭的成員一起禱告。參與者可以用任何語言祈禱,只提供對上帝而言的話語。不需要任何解釋或自我介紹。您可以按照牧師的指示禱告,也可以為你當時想到的事情禱告。您可以在這一小時內的任何時間參與。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/

新冠疫苗的接種向所有居民開放:你可以聯係所住地區的衛生部門查詢疫苗接種的詳細信息,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5嵗以上的人都有資格接種疫苗,而且有許多接種點不需預約。如下網站爲您提供與疫情和疫苗相關的各類信息:

https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/get-vaccinated 

https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine

https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/

DC特區水電費和房租補助:有資格參加該計畫的特區居民可以閲讀以下中英文網站獲取相關信息。如需幫助,請聯係教會服務中心:

https://stay.dc.gov/?mc_cid=c2aee9bf45&mc_eid=6dd9fddd6e (英文)

https://stay.dc.gov/zh-hant/home (中文)。

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/   

服務中心提供英文課和公民考試課:英文課的時間為星期二下午6點、公民考試課為星期三上午9點。請撥打服務中心電話202-898-0061登記注冊和獲取課程鏈接。

 

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、短信以及親自探訪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恢復正常辦公時間:星期一到星期五、早晨8點半到下午4點。來訪者必須提前、分別向教會辦公室和服務中心預約到訪時間、進入教會辦公室前要聆聽安全守則,并且在辦公室内遵守安全協議,佩戴口罩教會辦公室電話為202-637-9852,服務中心電話為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。

 

網絡團契和小組聚會

  • 英文團契網絡聚會:主日中午12點正,英文崇拜結束之後隨即開始,請在崇拜後留在Zoom會議。
  • 網絡青少年團契(Teen Fellowship):每個月第二、第三和第四個星期五晚上7點在綫聚會。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡曺牧師 林一劼
  • 英文查經班:每個月的第二和第四個星期五聚會,查經時間是晚上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
  • 維州查經、禱告會(粵語和英語):每個月的第一和第三個星期三的晚上8點聚會,欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡陳偉忠
  • 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

 

實體舉行的團契和小組聚會

  • 青年團契(英文):星期三晚上7點30分,聚會的詳情請聯絡曺牧師

 

新型冠狀病毒預防措施

  • 謹慎外出——在特區不再强制佩戴口罩,但有些情況下和營業場合中仍然需佩戴口罩。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
  • 如果新冠病毒檢測結果為陽性或到訪過有病毒的地區,必須在家裡自我隔離10天。
  • 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、咳嗽、呼吸困難,請諮詢醫生。
  • 慎防與疫情起源相關而仇視亞裔/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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