Announcements: September 4, 2022

Sep 02, 2022   •  

CCC Sunday Worship Services are held in-person and on Zoom.  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, 4 September 2022

     Combined Cantonese [C] and Mandarin [M] 10:45 am, Pastor Charles Koo. Holy Communion will be celebrated

     English [E] 11:00 am, Chaplain Don KammerPastor Josh is away on Labor Day weekend.

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!           

Next Sunday the regular schedule of services will be held.  Links may be requested from info@cccdc.com

Children’s Sunday School begins a new school year on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Take note of the classroom schedule posted at the entrance or by the elevator.  Contact Sunday School Superintendent, Everett Lum, if you have questions or talents to offer.

New Fellowship Groups Forming Look for information next week about new groups being added and/or restructured in English congregation for married couples, families and retired folks.

Missions Update Budget goal is $66,000 for 2022 supporting ministries and missionaries from SEND International, Navigators, Gospel Carrier International, China Outreach Ministries, Overseas Campus Ministries, and International Foundation. August donations for Missions was $13,994.53; YTD totals amounted to $36,090.53.  For information about any of these ministries, please contact the Religious Education Committee.

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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 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 stationed in church worship spaces. In addition to operating budget, you may designate donations to missions, Good Samaritan Fund, Chinatown Service Center, Building Fund.  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] 

  • Room 304 and Google Meet
  • Ray Van Der Laan series – The Early Church
  • To request meeting link, please click here.

Adult [M]

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 October 3, 2022 (usually the first Monday of the month, but canceled on Labor Day) 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 News

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

2022 Mid-Autumn Movie Night Join DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs and 1882 Foundation in Chinatown Park on Friday, September 9, from 7 – 9:30 pm to see Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.  See flyer on the HMH bulletin board for details.

Mid-Autumn Festival Community Day at the Chinese American Museum DC on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10 am – 4 pm.  Fun for the whole family. https://www.chineseamericanmuseum.org/midautumn-festival-community-day

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers low-cost health insurance for children and teens according to income guideline.  Contact the Service Center for more information.

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 September 14 at 9:30 am. Translators are provided.  You must reserve a spot with Michelle, 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 the Service Center.

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.  Anyone interested in teaching classes should contact Michelle.

 

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 se
  • Teen Fellowship [E] 2nd, 3rd, 4th Fridays @ 7:00 pm. Contact Pastor Josh or Everett Lum for meeting link information.  Resumes on September 23, 2022.
  • Generations [E], usually 2nd and 4th Bible Study at 8 pm.  Contact Aaron Woo or Tom Kee for meeting link information. Restructuring the fellowship to start on September 23, 2022.  Stay tuned for details.
  • 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 Chen or Nicole Chen.
  • Timothy Bible Study [C], usually meets 1st Saturday of the month, 10 am. Contact Pastor Charles for meeting link information. Combining with Bible Study 100 for September on the 3rd at 10 am.
  • Bible Study 100 [E&C], usually meets the second Saturday of the month at 10 am. Howard Huie will lead us on a study of the book of Romans.  Contact Pastor Charles for meeting link information.  Combining with Timothy Bible Study for September on the 3rd at 10 am.
  • Virginia Bible Study and Prayer Group [E&C], first and third Wednesdays each month, 8 pm.  ContactWai Chen for meeting link.  Canceled for September.
  • CCC Young Adult Study and Discipleship [M] Sundays at 11:00 pm. Contact Stephanie Chen or Pastor Joanna for details.
  • Prayer Meeting and Bible Study [M], Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Contact Stephanie Chen or Pastor Joanna 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 Chen or Pastor Joanna for 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

 國、粵、英語三堂實體主日崇拜在線即時轉播。歡迎您參加實體敬拜或Zoom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。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。

202294日為聖餐主日崇拜

 國粵語聯合聖餐崇拜:主日早上10點45分,辜漢然牧師道

英文堂:主日早上11點,Don Kammer牧師證道。曺富鉉牧師勞動節休假。

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。
  • 在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

下週日請參加我們的常規崇拜:請發送電郵到info@cccdc.com索取鏈接。

兒童主日學將在2022年9月4日開始新學年,請留意張貼在入口處或電梯旁之新課堂時間表。如果您有問題或想利用您的恩賜參與這項事工,請聯繫主日學負責人林一劼

新團契小組現正在籌備中:下週請留意為已婚夫婦、家庭和退休人士新添加或重組的英語團契小組的有關信息。

宣教事工新知訊 2022 年預算目標為66,000美元,用於支持SEND International、Navigators、國際福音飛行事工、友愛中華協會、海外校園機構事工和國際基金會的事工和傳教士。8月份的宣教事工捐款為13,994.53美元;年初至今的總額為36,090.53美元。有關這些事工的信息,請聯繫宗教教育委員會 Religious Education Committee

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教會其他事項

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。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)。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: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:

  • 304教室和Google Meet
  • 課程Ray Van Der Laan系列:《The Early Church》
  • 請點擊此處獲取網絡課堂鏈接。

国语主日学

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2022年10月3日(通常每個月的第一個星期一,但9月因勞動節取消)晚上7點30分至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/

2022中秋節電影之夜: 亞洲及太平洋島民事務市長辦公室及1882基金會邀請你於9月9日星期五晚上7:00至9:30在唐人街公園欣賞電影尚氣與十環傳奇(2021)。有關詳細信息,請參閱禎桂堂告示板上的傳單。

華美博物館中秋節社區日於2022年9月10日星期六上午10點至下午4點在華美博物館舉行。為全家帶來樂趣。https://www.chineseamericanmuseum.org/midautumn-festival-community-day

醫療保險和醫療補助服務中心 (CMS) 根據家庭收入指引為兒童和青少年提供低收費健康保險。聯繫服務中心了解更多信息。

法律顧問:在914日上午930分提供法律咨詢。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Michelle預約,按照秩序接受服務。預約時她將會提供詳細信息。

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,要求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。歡迎任何對教學感興趣的朋友聯繫服務中心Michelle。

 

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。
  • 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。9月23日恢復聚會。欲知鏈接方式,請聯係曺牧師林一劼
  • 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。9月23日恢復聚會。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):現在暑期休息沒有聚會。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。團契聯係人為Grace ChenNicole 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,欲知鏈接方式,請聯絡辜牧師。9月3日上午10點舉辦聖經100樂讀和提摩太查經班聯合慶祝中秋節團契聚會。
  • 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。9月3日上午10點舉辦聖經100樂讀和提摩太查經班聯合慶祝中秋節團契聚會。
  • 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。九月份沒有聚會。
  • 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徐麗娟傳道
  • 国语祷告查经小组:星期二晚上7点。详情请联系Stephanie Chen徐麗娟傳道
  • 国语餐福团契:星期日晚上10点30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7點30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徐麗娟傳道
  • 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1點30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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