Welcome to Chelsea Community Church!

Clement Clarke Moore himself appeared out of the dark December night of Sunday, December 14th …

For details and pictures, keep an eye on our Candlelight Carol Service page

here over the next few weeks (via “Events” and “Music” buttons).

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.

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Speaker 

Sunday, February 1, 12 p.m.  Louise McEdward (non-denominational ) is an employment coah at Exodus Transitional Community. She holds a B. S. degree in behavioral science from Mercy College, earned while she was incarcerated at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. We welcome her to our service and hope you will join us to hear her message. Watch this space for further details.

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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. 

Scot Albertson will provide special music for our February 8th service.

 

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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. We recently concluded our discussions of  The Reason For God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism, by Tim Keller, and will have a brief hiatus until the beginning of Lent.  Watch this space for details.

Keller’s book is available in bookstores and through Smile Amazon (which give a portion of the proceeds to charities like St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, our host church.  http://smile.amazon.com/Timothy-Keller/e/B001H6SAQW/ref=pd_ys_sf_s_283155_a1_1_b?_encoding=UTF8&refRID=1D5X02Q6Y1REXCPRA8WX

All are welcome! 
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You can still request the syllabus for last year’s “Bible Challenge”  – write to us at the e-mail below!  Read Moreinfo@chelseachurch.org

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.

 

 

Next Sunday

February 1: Louise McEdward (non-denominational), speaker. Ms. McEdward is an employment coach at Exodus Transitional Community.

Additional

Wishing all many blessings in the New Year!

February 16: Board of Trustees meeting.

Sundays, 6 p.m., through the end of March. Our host church, St. Peter’s Chelsea, is conducting hour-long Taize services, a meditative exercise in music and prayer. All are welcome.

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