Welcome to Chelsea Community Church

We are an inclusive, independent, lay-led and non-denominational Christian community;we invite you to read our brief mission statement . We also invite you to visit our meditation space here. Our congregation meets weekly, Sundays at 12 p.m., except for the month of August through Labor Day, at 346 West 20th St., New York, between 8th and 9th Avenues, where we are fortunate to be able to share the beautiful space of historic St. Peter’s Church in Chelsea.

AUGUST HIATUS – no Sunday worship services

until  SUNDAY, September 10th

check St. Peter’s Chelsea for status of:

“Faith in Action” meetings, monthly.  

Candlelight vigils at St. Peter’s, weekly.

For details, see “Additional,” below.

Speaker

We are “unplugged” until Sunday, September 10. Please join us then for Sunday worship at 12 p.m. and our other activities as we resume our normal schedule. Best wishes for a fine and restorative August! Watch this space for more information on the speaker and special music roster for September and the ensuing months.

For an overview of recent speakers, click on “Events,” above, then then on “Speakers & Special Music.”

CUBETA Jeff 190w x 156h (c) Rod GOodman 2009

Special Music

Since our founding we have been blessed with a number of extraordinary music directors. Approximately twice monthly we also enjoy the work of gifted musicians in our program of special music, now funded by a legacy from former music director John Eggleston. We are pleased to have the weekly services of Jeff Cubeta, above, as our CCC music director.  He holds a B.S. in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is also a songwriter and works as a pianist/musical director in the concert/cabaret world.

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Reading Group at Chelsea Community Church

Reading Group

 The Reading Group meets most Sundays at 10:30 a.m. in the Rectory Chapel, but the group will not be meeting again until fall. If you would like to give some input into what we read then, please contact RevBethPerry@gmail.com. And have a great summer!- please email RevBethPerry@gmail.com.

 

Communion & Coffee Hour at Chelsea Community Church

Communion & Coffee Hour

We celebrate communion each Sunday for all who wish to participate, immediately following the worship service. We use juice rather than wine. We have a coffee hour each Sunday in the rectory, also immediately following the service. The garden is welcoming us for the warmer seasons; we particularly enjoy the coffee hours we can spend both inside and out.  

 

COMING UP ON SUNDAYS AT CCC

August through Labor Day – Summer hiatus. No worship services. Please join us as we resume on Sunday, September 10.

Additional

Thursday evenings until further notice: Our host church, St. Peter’s, will be conducing candlelight vigils, praying for our country, our leaders, and all those affected by our leaders’ decisions, every Thursday from 6:30-7:00 p.m., until further notice.

Faith in Action – a group comprised of all interested which meets to discuss how to deal with and/or express Christian commitment in the current political climate. The group decided to meet monthly to continue discussions. Watch this page for further details as they are announced. Call for details.

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The Summer Newsletter (June-August) is available. If you don’t already receive our quarterly newsletter via e-mail or postal mail, please let us know if you would like to be on the list for either form of distribution.  

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