Announcements: September 25, 2022

Sep 23, 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, 25 September 2022

     Cantonese [C] 9:30 am, Pastor Charles Koo

     Mandarin [M] 10:45 am, Pastor Joanna Xu

     English [E] 11:00 am, Pastor Joshua Cho

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 Please join us for one of our communion worship services: Joint Chinese Worship, 10:45 am, Hung Memorial Hall [Pastor Charles Koo]; English Worship, 11:00 am, Sanctuary [Pastor Joshua Cho].  Links may be requested from info@cccdc.com

New English Fellowship Groups Fall Schedule:

  • Married & Family Fellowship: Whether you are newlyweds or are married with children, we would love for you to join us on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 8:00 pm. Start dates has been postponed to October 14.  Being married and raising a family can have its ups and downs. We will encourage one another in the Lord as we share in the Word and also our experiences. Children’s and teens’ program will be provided. Email Tom Kee or Aaron Woo for location and details of potluck dinner and program.
  • Seasoned Saints Fellowship: God is faithful and good in every season of our lives! This is a late afternoon fellowship for those who are retired and wish to study the Bible, have discussion and share in life together! We will meet on Thursdays at 1:30 pm. Email Pastor Josh for more information and meeting link.
  • Teen Fellowship: The program for youth and teens in our church will run concurrently with the Married & Family Fellowship on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month beginning October 14 and virtually on the 3rd Friday of the month. Please email Pastor Josh or EJ Lum for more information.

Project with Georgetown Psychiatry: Looking for volunteers who are willing and able to share their thoughts to help better understand Asian/Asian American Christians’ views on mental health and mental health treatment. How you can help: Fill out an online questionnaire (takes 20-30 min) by October 23, 2022 (answers are kept confidential) which is found, along with more details, at https://georgetown.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9XfaS10Gdo9HSN8   The first 40 volunteers will be provided a small compensation for their time!

Combined Federal Campaign has started The church’s Chinatown Service Center may be designated to receive CFC funds if you are a federal worker.  Use the code 34868.  To find out more about the social services provided to community residents, please pick up a brochure in the narthex.

CHATogether Webinar for AAPI Families on September 30, 2022, 7:30-9:00 pm, on Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/94782759930, Meeting ID: 947 8275 9930. Topic: Academic and career planning impacted by issues of filial piety, passion and parental support.

Save the Date!  Fall Festival fundraiser for the Chinatown Service Center is October 22.  Contact Richard Wong or Raymond Truong if you can help.

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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.

 

Online Prayer Meetings

  • Need Prayer Send your request through the homepage of the church website. http://tiny.cc/CCC-Prayers
  • 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) 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/

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 October 5 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 The new booster is now available. 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; Pastor Joanna – 1-202-684-0032.

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.
  • NEW! Seasoned Saints Fellowship [E] on Thursdays at 1:30 pm. God is faithful and good in every season of our lives! This is a late afternoon fellowship for those who are retired and wish to study the Bible, have discussion and share in life together! Email Pastor Josh for more virtual meeting information.
  • 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.
  • Bible Study 100 [E&C] meets the second Saturday of the month at 10 am. Howard Huie will lead us on a study of the book of Romans. Beginning October, meetings are online and in person. Contact Pastor Charles for directions or meeting link information.
  • Virginia Bible Study and Prayer Group [E&C] on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month, 8 pm.  Contact Wai Chen for meeting link.

 

In-Person Meetings:

  • CCC Young Adult Fellowship [E] meets Wednesdays @7:30 pm at church. Please contact Pastor Josh for details.
  • Married & Family Fellowship [E] 2nd & 4th Potluck dinner: 7 pm, Bible study: 8 pm. Email Aaron Woo or Tom Kee for more information. Starts on October 14, 2022.
  • Teen Fellowship [E] 2nd & 4th Fridays @ 7:00 pm. Will run concurrently in person with Married & Family Fellowship and virtually on the 3rd Friday. Email Pastor Josh or Everett Lum for information. Resumes on October 14, 2022.
  • Soul Sisters [E] Monthly fellowship activity as scheduling and weather permits. Contact Joanne Kee 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。

2022925日為常規主日崇拜

粵語堂:主日早上9點30分    辜漢然牧師證道

 國語堂:主日早上10點45分   徐麗娟傳道證道

英文堂:主日早上11點       曺富鉉牧師證道

 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 請參加我們下週日的聖餐崇拜:國粵語堂聯合聖餐崇拜,上午10點45分,禎桂堂[辜漢然牧師];英語堂聖餐崇拜,上午11點,大禮堂[曺富鉉牧師];請發送電郵到info@cccdc.com索取鏈接。

新英語團契小組:請看英語團契小組的有關信息。

聯邦聯合籌款運動已經開始 如果您是聯邦政府員工,您可使用代碼34868指定教會的華埠服務中心受益CFC資金。要了解更多關於服務中心為社區居民提供的社會服務,請在二樓大禮堂外廳拿取手冊。

特別活動:華埠服務中心的秋季節籌款活動將於10月22日舉行。如果您能提供幫助,請聯繫Richard Wong李榮仲 或Raymond Truong張盛興。

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教會其他事項

奉獻與捐贈:由於疫情,主日崇拜奉獻這兩年多一直都是投放於奉獻箱內,奉獻本是敬拜的一部份,從十月開始,國、粵語堂將把奉獻重新納回崇拜流程中,願此項決定榮耀神天父爲萬福泉源!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平台網絡課堂
  • 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。

国语主日学

 

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)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/

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。

法律咨詢:下次將在105日上午930分。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。

最新的新冠疫苗接種: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 – 1-202-684-0032。

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

  • 粵語提摩太查經班(Timothy Bible Study):通常每月第一個星期六上午10點在線聚會,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。從十月開始將以實體和在線聚會。繼續查考羅馬書。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

 實體舉行的團契和小組聚會

  • 国语堂青年团契查经和门徒培训:星期日晚上11点。详情请联系陈彩娟、陈曾婷徐丽娟传道
  • 国语祷告查经小组:星期二晚上7点。详情请联系程晓青或徐丽娟传道
  • 国语川陕餐福团契:星期三晚下午3点。欲知Zoom链接方式,請联系赖云梅或徐丽娟传道
  • 受洗班课程:每星期五。详情和预约请联系徐丽娟传道
  • 華樂大廈查經班:每星期三的下午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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