Welcome to Chelsea Community Church!

CCC is seeking a new pastoral counselor, effective August 2015; for more information, use the BLOG tab, above, and click the link to open the PDF file.

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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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Sunday, March 1   Rev. John Magisano (Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Churches). CCC’s pastoral counselor, he also works as a consultant to non-profit organiations in the New York area. He earned his M. Div. degree at New York Theological Seminary and previously served as assistant pastor for development at the Metropolitan Community Church of Hartford. His topic will be “Transfiguration,” and the relevant scripture passages are Genesis 17: 1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25, and Mark 9:2-9.  Paul Bodden, Lay Leader. Read more …

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

Special Music

Special music will be provided next Sunday, March 8, by Diana Solomon-Glover. 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.    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. We have just started reading C. S. Lewis’s classic Mere Christianity.  All are welcome! For more information, contact johnmagisano@gmail.com.

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

March 1: THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT – Rev. Linda Tarry-Chard (United Church of Christ), speaker.


Wishing all many blessings in the New Year!

The Spring (March – May) Newsletter is now available. If you don’t already receive it via e-mail or postal mail, please let us know if you would like to be on the list for either form of distribution.

March 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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