Announcements: July 10, 2022

Jul 08, 2022   •  

CCC Sunday Worship Services are held in-person and on Zoom.  See schedule and COVID safety guidelines below. Online participants should sign-in with a simple and recognizable name.  Coronavirus is still a concern in our community so it is essential that everyone remains cautious and worships online if experiencing any type of illness. Come join us online or in person!

Worship Services on Sunday, 10 July 2022

Cantonese [C] 9:30 am

  • Pastor Charles Koo
  • In-person and Zoom [Hung Memorial Hall, Room 103]
  • To request the zoom link, please click here.   

Mandarin [M] 10:45 am

  • Allen Kok, Restaurant Ministry Coworker and Missionary
  • In-Person and Zoom [Hung Memorial Hall, Main]
  • To request the zoom link, please click here.  Email Janice Chen if you have questions.

English [E] 11:00 am

  • Pastor Joshua Cho
  • In-Person in Sanctuary and on Zoom
  • To request the 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.

Covid Safety Practices For In-Person Worship and Sunday School

  • WEARING A MASK INDOORS IS OPTIONAL AS LONG AS VIRUS TRANSMISSION RATE REMAINS LOW, BUT WELLNESS CHECK, HAND HYGIENE AND CONTACT TRACING INFORMATION ARE STILL REQUIRED FOR IN-PERSON WORSHIP.
  • To report a COVID positive diagnosis or test result after you have been in the church building, please email trustees@cccdc.com with your name and phone number.  Questions may be directed to Eric Lum or Linda Wong, the points of contact.

Take Note!

Staff Updates

  • Pastor Joanna is on sabbatical leave from July 1 to August 31, 2022.  Our church provides a time for study, mission, or other professional development for her pastors during their seventh year of service with CCC.  For assistance during this time for Mandarin congregation matters, please contact Pastor Charles or Stephanie Chen.
  • Welcome Susan So, who is serving part-time in the office until a permanent arrangement is made for an Administrative Assistant.

Adult Sunday School Class [E] The class will begin a new topic in the Ray Van Der Laan Series on the Early Church.  Meet in person in Room 304 or on google meet (see information below)

Church-wide worship and Picnic, July 24, 2022 at Capital View-Homewood Local Park, 2929 Edgewood Rd, Kensington, MD 20895. Worship and lunch will be at the park for everyone.  Sign-up by July 17 online at https://tinyurl.com/4vh3kdc2 or call the church office:  202-637-9852.

Joint Service on July 31, 2022 at CCC at 10:45 am in the Sanctuary and on Zoom.  Pastor Charles and Missionary Greg Chen will speak. All congregants are invited to worship together.

Summer Retreat Sign-up The annual summer retreat at Messiah College is on the schedule again, July 29-31, 2022.  Join English congregation for a weekend of teaching, fellowship and fun.  Rev. Daniel Liu, lead pastor of Crossroads Community Church, Somerville, NJ is speaking on the topic of Revitalizing Faith.   Payments for retreat may be given to Linda Lum or dropped in the offering box.  Deadline is July 20.  Sign-up link: https://docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkPRRYL-r3YkOjwwasGBPB0_ZK5uwxoaNQttkMsugLC0is7g/viewform

Monumental Vacation Bible School August 8-12, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. 

Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through games, songs, and science-fun. By exploring God’s awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead. Children in kindergarten to 5th grade are welcome to enroll. We also welcome those who would like to experience God through serving Him to come and share God’s love with these little children. Participants and volunteers can sign up or get more information through https://vbspro.events/p/events/cccdc2022. Please contact Susan So or call the church office if you have questions and help with registration.

Reception of New Members Scheduled for Thanksgiving Joint Worship Service, November 20, 2022 If you are interested in baptism or joining the CCC family by confirmation, transfer of membership, or becoming an associate member, please let one of the pastors know by September 4, 2022 so classes can be scheduled.

Ukrainian Humanitarian Relief We missed our goal to send a total of $100,000 by June 30, 2022 by $7084.45.  We thank everyone who contributed to the fundraising campaign and ask continued prayers for the Ukrainian people whose lives have been ravaged by war.   

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Reminders:

Parking at PMI Parking lots on Sundays: 900 New York Avenue – Free parking with validation stamp.  Enter on 9th Street. PMI Garage at 600 Mass Ave – church paid arrangement 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. Street parking is also free on Sundays.  Email info@cccdc.com for more information.

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 offering through Pay Pal. Make payable to Chinese Community Church, 500 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.  If giving through Pay Pal, avoid fees by designating Friends and Family from your account, not a credit card.  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, Building Fund or Ukraine Relief.  If you would like to use pre-printed offering envelopes, contact Helen Wong at church or through treasurer@cccdc.com

Sunday School at 9:30 am

Children Kindergarten through 5th graders.    

Middle and High School, Upper basement in-person only.

College and Young Adults, Room 303, in-person only

Adult [E]  July 3, 24 and 31 classes are canceled.

  • Room 304 and Google Meet
  • 7/10 will begin new a Ray Van Der Laan series – The Early Church
  • To request meeting link, please click here.

Adult [M]

  • Hung Memorial Hall, Main, and Zoom
  • To request zoom link, please contact Stephanie Chen .

Online Prayer Meetings

  • Need Prayer Send your request through the homepage of the church website. http://tiny.cc/CCC-Prayers
  • Cantonese Wednesdays 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 August 1st, 2022 (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/

Legal Clinic, sponsored by Chinatown Service Center and Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, will be held on the first Wednesday of each month.  The next Clinic will be August 3. Translators are provided.  You must reserve a spot with Michelle at the Service Center, 202-898-0061 in order to attend.  She will provide meeting details when you call.

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 on vaccinations and testing.  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.

Community Services Classes on Zoom:  English as a Second Language Class, Tuesdays @ 6 pm; Citizenship Classes, Fridays @ 6:00 pm.  Contact Chinatown Service Center for changes to schedule or 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 who needs pastoral care or other assistance.  Pastor Charles – 202-271-8422; Pastor Josh – 1-847-293-7585; while Pastor Joanna is on sabbatical, please call Pastor Charles.

The church office and Chinatown Service Center regular office hours are, 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 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.  Will be on summer break for July and August.
  • Generations [E], usually 2nd and 4th Fridays.  Bible Study at 8 pm.  Contact Aaron Woo or Tom Kee for meeting link information. Will be on summer break for July and August.
  • Ladies English Adult Fellowship, [E], is on summer break.  The regular meeting is every Monday at 7 pm, in person and/or online.  Contact Grace or Nicole Chen .
  • Timothy Bible Study [C], usually meets 1st Saturday of the month, 10 am, but is canceled for July.  Contact Pastor Charles for meeting link information.
  • Bible Study 100 [E&C], usually meets the second Saturday of the month at 10 am.  Next meeting will be August 13.  Howard Huie will lead us on a study of the book of Romans.  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. Contact Stephanie Chen for details.
  • Prayer Meeting and Bible Study [M], Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Contact Stephanie Chen for details.
  • Bowie Restaurant Fellowship [M] on Sundays 10:30 pm on Zoom.  Contact Pastor Charles or Feimin Zhang for meeting link information.

In-Person Meetings:

  • CCC Young Adult Fellowship [E] meets Wednesdays @7:30 pm at church. Please contact Pastor Josh for details.
  • Restaurant Bible Study [M] Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Contact Stephanie Chenfor details.
  • Soul Sisters [E] Monthly fellowship activity as scheduling and weather permits.  Contact Joanne Kee for details.
  • Wah Luck Bible Study [C], Wednesdays @ 1:30 pm at Wah Luck House.  Contact Pastor Charles for details.

Precautionary Measures Due to Coronavirus

  • Anyone who has been exposed to coronavirus or tests positive must quarantine.  Follow Centers for Disease Control for latest guidance on quarantine period, masking and testing. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html?s_cid=11759:cdc%20covid%20guidelines:sem.ga:p:RG:GM:gen:PTN:FY22#anchor_1642601503616   Report positive test results to trustees@cccdc.com if you were at the church around the time of infectious period.
  • Follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for protecting yourself – vaccination, wear a mask in areas of high COVID transmission, 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

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

三堂實體主日崇拜在缐即時轉播。崇拜日程安排請見下文。歡迎您參加實體敬拜或網上敬拜。參加網絡敬拜者請使用簡潔易懂的用戶名。冠狀病毒仍然是我們社區關注的問題,因此,如果遇到任何類型的疾病請參加網絡崇拜。

2022710為正常主日崇拜

粵語堂:主日早晨930

  • 辜漢然牧師證道
  • 實體崇拜在禎桂堂103室,並有實時網絡轉播。
  • 請點擊此處獲取崇拜鏈接。

国语堂:主日早晨1045

  • Allen Kok 郭牧師餐福同工及宣教士证道
  • 实体在祯桂堂,并有实时网络转播。
  • 请点击此处获取崇拜链接。如果需要帮助,请写电邮联系Janice Chen

英文堂:主日早晨11

  • 曺富鉉牧師證道
  • 實體敬拜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。崇拜結束後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

實體崇拜和主日學新COVID安全措施

  • 在著新冠病毒傳播率保持低水平的狀態下,參加實體敬拜者不强制戴口罩,但必須確認健康檢查、手部消毒和登記姓名並留下聯絡方式。
  • 教堂逗留過後如果診斷或檢測COVID陽性,請發送電子郵件至trustees@cccdc.com告知,並請附上您的姓名和電話號碼。有問題可直接聯繫林秉民(Eric Lum)或李蓮達(Linda Wong)。

教會活動

人事更新:

  • 徐麗娟傳道將於71日至831日休安息年假。教會為牧者提供每七年一次的安息假年期,使他們有時間進修、宣教和提升牧養技能等。國語會衆在此期間若有教牧需求,請聯係辜牧師Stephanie Chen
  • 歡迎Susan So在辦公室兼任行政助理,直到董事會在這個職位有永久安排。

請在教會網站登記參加全教會野餐及崇拜:2022724日、地址:Capital View-Homewood Local Park, 2929 Edgewood Rd, Kensington, MD 20895.  聚會包括戶外崇拜和午餐,請於前717日報名: https://tinyurl.com/4vh3kdc2 或致電教會辦公室202-637-9852

2022731日在教會舉行國粵英語三堂聯合崇拜:上午1045分在大禮堂實體敬拜,也通過網絡轉播。講員:辜漢然牧師和陳國華宣教士。

報名參加夏季英文退修會:請報名參加729-31日在彌賽亞學院舉行的夏季退修會。講員:Rev. Daniel Liu(主任牧師、Crossroads Community Church, Somerville, NJ)。報名限期720日,注冊費用請交胥令賢或放入奉獻箱。報名的鏈接為:https://docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkPRRYL-r3YkOjwwasGBPB0_ZK5uwxoaNQttkMsugLC0is7g/viewform 

暑期兒童聖經學校(英語):教會在88-12日上午9中午12點在教會舉辦暑期兒童聖經學校。項目通過聖經知識、遊戲、詩歌和趣味科學活動,一起來探索上帝的偉大,讓孩子們建立堅如磐石的信念。歡迎年齡在幼稚園至小學五年級的小朋友參加。有意參加的學童家長請登入網頁 https://vbspro.events/p/events/cccdc2022了解詳情及報名登記。您若需要幫助注冊或有其他問題,請聯絡Susan So 教會辦公室。

洗禮班/會員班:如果您有意在1120日感恩節崇拜中接受洗禮或加入教會成爲新會員,請在94日之前聯絡牧師,以便安排參加洗禮班/會員班的課程學習。

救濟烏克蘭難民630日我們不能達到100,000美元的籌款目標,差額7,084.45美元。感謝大家的慷慨捐獻,請繼續為被戰爭蹂躪的烏克蘭人民禱告。

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教會其他事項

PMI停車場:教會通常在900 New York Avenue為參加主日敬拜的會衆提供的停車位,請用 9th 街入口進入;另外教會亦在600 Mass Ave的停車場,為需要停在靠近教堂的會衆安排了停車位。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。星期日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

奉獻與捐贈:天父爲萬福泉源!感謝神帶領您支持教會事工。哥林多後書812節說: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。如用Pay Pal的方式,為免服務費請指定你賬内的親友而不是信用卡。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,請指定奉獻用於支持宣教、Good Samaritan Fund、華埠服務中心、教會大樓基金(Building Fund)或援助烏克蘭(Ukraine Relief)。如果您需要標記有您姓名的奉獻信封,請寫電郵treasurer@cccdc.com聯係司庫潘偉蘭。

主日學、早晨930

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和ZOOM平臺網絡課堂
  • 請發送電子郵件向林一劼查詢網絡課堂鏈接:sunday.school@cccdc.com

初中及高中生主日學:教堂地下室上層教室實體聚會

大學生及青年人主日學303教室實體聚會。

英文成人主日學:73 日、24 31 暫時停課。

  • 304教室和Google Meet
  • 710日開始新的課程:《 The Early Church
  • 請點擊此處獲取網絡課堂鏈接。

国语主日学

  • 祯桂堂大堂和 ZOOM平台
  • 请联系Stephanie Chen获取主日学的網絡链接。

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:星期三晚上745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202281日(每個月的第一個星期一)晚上730分至830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查詢服務中心網站:https://www.chinatownscdc.org/

法律顧問:在83日提供法律咨詢。服務中心配合亞美法律資源中心在每個月的第一個星期三提供法律咨詢,現場配有翻譯。需要服務者必須打電話202-898-0061提前向教會服務中心預約,按照秩序接受服務。預約時 Michelle將會提供詳細信息。

新冠疫苗的接種向所有的兒童和成年居民開放: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。

服務中心提供英文課和公民考試課:英文課的時間逢星期二下午6點、公民考試課程時間則逢星期五下午6點在ZOOM舉行。請撥打服務中心電話202-898-0061查詢課程計劃、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、英文堂曺富鉉牧師 – 1-847-293-7585、徐麗娟傳道休安息年假,有需要請聯络辜漢然牧師。

教會辦公室和服務中心正常辦公時間: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。
  • 英文網絡青少年團契(Teen Fellowship):每個月第二、第三和第四個星期五晚上7點在綫聚會。78兩個月沒有聚會。欲知鏈接方式,請聯係曺牧師林一
  • 英文查經班(Generations):每個月的第二和第四個星期五聚會,查經時間是晚上8點。78兩個月沒有聚會。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡胡典倫梅偉參
  • 英文堂年輕姐妹團契(LEAF):現在暑期休息無聚會。團契正常聚會時間是周一晚上7點通過實體和網絡混合的方式進行。團契聯係人Grace Nicole Chen
  • 粵語提摩太查經班 (Timothy Bible Study)通常每月第一個星期六上午10點,但7份没有聚會。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡辜牧師
  • 聖經100樂讀 粵語和英語):每月第二個星期六上午10點。繼續查考羅馬書。欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡辜牧師7月在第一個周六、72日有聚会。
  • 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。详情请联系Stephanie Chen
  • 国语祷告查经小组:星期二晚上7点。详情请联系Stephanie Chen
  • 国语餐福团契:星期日晚上1030分。欲知ZOOM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730分,聚會的詳情請聯係曺牧師
  • 餐福查经班(国语):星期二和星期三,详情请联系Stephanie Chen
  • 英文堂姊妹團契(Soul Sisters):每月一次的戶外活動視天氣情況決定。詳情請聯絡呂玉安
  • 華樂大廈查經班:每周三的下午130分在華樂大廈。詳情請聯絡辜牧師

新型冠狀病毒預防措施

  • 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。請您遵守CDC疾病防疫中心關於隔離、自我保護和測試的指引:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html?s_cid=11759:cdc%20covid%20guidelines:sem.ga:p:RG:GM:gen:PTN:FY22#anchor_1642601503616。如果生病期間曾到過教會,請通知教會trustees@cccdc.com
  • 遵守CDC疾病防疫中心的保護指引: 接種疫苗、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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