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.

NOTICE: There will be NO meeting of the Reading Group this Sunday, February 14.

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This Sunday, February 14     Lay Service: The Secret of St. Peter’s. Lay Leader, Mary Sheeran.

For much of her two-year seminary field service with Saint Peter’s, Mary researched and wrote a report of the parish’s history and its importance to the Chelsea neighborhood as well as a theological study of the parish’s history. For Sunday’s service, she focuses on what may be the church’s most important legacy, given its extraordinary history. Scripture reading is from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians 6:10-20.  Guest Artist, Otto Walberg.

For a listing of speakers scheduled for early fall, please click on “Events,” above, then “Speakers and Special Music” from the menu which will appear on the left-hand side of the “Events” page.

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Special Music

Special Music, NEXT Sunday, February 21, will be provided by Tony Perry.

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 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.   Read More

Reading Group at Chelsea Community Church

Reading Group

The Reading Group meets most Sundays at 10:30 a.m. in the Rectory Chapel. The Reading Group will NOT meet this Sunday, February 14. It will reconvene next Sunday to discuss Part III, Prologue, Chapters 13 and 14 of Zealot, by Reza Aslan, including the notes on these chapters. And if you are reading along but not able to attend, check out the CCC Facebook page for ways to share your thoughts!

For more information contact revbethperry@gmail.com and ask for information on the Reading Group.


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 21: Rev. Dr. Bill Weisenbach, speaker. Tony Perry, Special Music.


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