42nd Candlelight Carol Service, Sunday Dec. 18th, 6 p.m.

December 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

BROADWAY ACTOR ARBENDER ROBINSON  TO READ “A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS” AT CCC’s 42nd ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT CAROL SERVICE  The nondenominational Chelsea Community Church’s 42nd Annual Candlelight Carol Service, comprising Scripture lessons, a choir and congregational singing, will take place on Sunday, December 18, at 6 p.m. at its host church, the historic St. Peter’s Chelsea (346 […]

Rick Carrier, 1925-2016

December 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

Longtime CCC member and Chelsea neighbor Rick Carrier died quietly on December 12. He was 91. Rick was a World War II veteran; he-9 landed on Normandy Beach on D-Day and later was among those who discovered and liberated Buchenwald. He was a recipient of the prestigious French Legion of Honor Award. In 1959 he […]

CCC’s 41st Annual Candlelight Carol Service, December 6, 6 p.m.

November 20th, 2015 (No Comments)

ACTOR ISIAH WHITLOCK JR. TO READ A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS AT CHELSEA COMMUNITY CHURCH CANDLELIGHT CAROL SERVICE featuring music from the 15th to the 21st centuries Chelsea Community Church’s 41st Annual Candlelight Carol Service, comprising Scripture lessons, a choir and congregational singing, will take place on Sunday, December 13, at 6 p.m. at its host […]

Chelsea Now features St. Peter’s as “Music Magnet” for the Chelsea Community

November 6th, 2015 (No Comments) … including a nod to Music in Chelsea founder and CCC member Thad McGar. Thank you, Scott Stiffler and Chelsea Now, for covering these fine community and NYC resources! St. Peter’s is the gracious host to many organizations and events, including AA and Girl Scout meetings, as well as to  Pictorial Photographers of America, […]

Annual Blessing of Animals this Sunday, October 18, 12 p.m.

October 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Chelsea News’s advance article on the upcoming BLESSING OF ANIMALS at CCC. Hope to see all you species and your humans there! Eric Barsness of Puppies Behind Bars will be guest speaker; Otto Walberg, tenor (a form of howling or meowing or growling human sound production)  will be lay leader and provide special music (see […]

Rev. Elizabeth A. (Beth) Perry to be new pastoral counselor

September 11th, 2015 (No Comments)

We welcome Rev. Elizabeth Perry to be CCC’s new pastoral counselor. She joins us for our first fall service on September 13, 2015. She succeeds Rev. John Magisano, who served as CCC’s pastoral counselor from 2004-2015. Rev. Perry has more than 20 years in pastoral experience in small and mid-size congregations, including counseling and spiritual […]

Pastoral Counselor Job Opening

February 9th, 2015 (No Comments)


WWII Veteran Rick Carrier shares war experiences on November 10th

November 3rd, 2014 (1 Comment)

WWII Army veteran Frederick (“Rick”) Carrier, a Chelsea resident, shares his war stories on November 10 at St. Peter’s Church, Chelsea.  A dynamic and decorated storyteller, Mr. Carrier landed in the first wave of the Normandy invasion, served in five major European battles, including Gen. Patton’s last battle, and discovered Camp Buchenwald.  For his distinguished […]

“The Birthday of a King”

February 6th, 2014 (1 Comment)

Alleluia, o how the angels sang, alleluia how it rang! And the sky was bright with a holy light, It was the birthday of a king. I first learned that song (“The Birthday of a King”) during the first lessons and carols service I was ever in, my sixth grade Christmas pageant at St. Philips […]

Thad M. McGar 1927-2013

January 14th, 2014 (No Comments)

Thad Martin McGar died peacefully at home on December 30, 2013 at the age of 86. A long-time resident of the Chelsea neighborhood, Thad was active in his block association and with Chelsea Community Church where he managed the Candlelight Carol Service Choir for 25 years in addition to serving as a Trustee and Chair […]