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Advent Devotional 2 – Peace in the Heartache

Are the holidays weighing you down? Despite last year’s vows that “next year will be different,” many of us enter December feeling the burden of expectations. This year, we’ll have everything done early. This year, everyone will get along. We’ll spend less money. All of the lights will work. We will find the magic even if it wrecks us. We approach Christmas with heavy expectations for ourselves—and the imperfect people with whom we celebrate. Come to me, all you who…

Advent Devotional 1 – Peace in the Tumult

He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore. O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord. –Isaiah 2:4-5 We wake and rise in the darkness, and the light is gone long before we return to bed. December is here, and winter…

IDOP 2017

On Sunday, November 5th, Christ’s Church joined with thousands of other churches across the world to participate in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP). But it doesn’t have to end there. Here are several ways you can continue to help the persecuted church. PRAY The first request of persecuted Christians is, “Pray for Us.” Beyond praying on the IDOP, you can sign up to receive information that will help you pray for countries and individuals on a…

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is here once again, an opportunity to share the Gospel with children around the world. The shoeboxes will be available for pick up starting this Sunday, October 15 in the Christ’s Church foyer. BOXES MUST BE RETURNED TO CCA NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, NOV. 12.

Flood Relief Donations

Christ’s Church is joining with our partners at Grace Chapel to raise funds to help with the flooding in Texas and Asia. Here’s how to give financially to support the flood relief efforts in the Texas gulf and south Asia: Give securely by texting #floodrelief to 781-995-3435. We’ll bounce back a secure, mobile-friendly form for you to donate. Or give online through MyGraceChapel.org, choose our Special Mission Project option in the fund menu and enter “Flood Relief” in the “optional…

Deepen Your Knowledge of the Faith

Christ’s Church is offering two great opportunities to sharpen your understanding of the Scriptures and deepen your knowledge of the faith. October 26-27th, 2017 Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary Gordon Conwell will be hosting the “Reformation Celebration Conference” to hear some of the staff share about different topics related to the Reformation. It’s a free event, but you’ll need to register online here. November 15-17th, 2017 Providence, Rhode Island Another conference—the Evangelical Theological Society—will be holding their annual meeting in Providence,…

Life Punctuated

The Life… Punctuated summer teaching series is designed to help you gain insight to what God is doing in the story of your life—in this chapter, the previous one, and those yet to be written. One way to continue learning from and thinking about a message is to write about it. You may even find that God’s voice and Spirit chime in in the process! Click here to watch or listen to the Life Punctuated messages. Each week of this…

Faithful Practice: Daily Surrender

Each week in our For the Good of the World series we want to introduce a Faithful Practice that will enable us to be a faithful presence in the world. This week’s faithful practice is Daily Surrender.  This is not simply your daily bible reading and prayer time, though it certainly can be part of that.  This is a daily, deliberate, decision to die to yourself, and invite God’s Spirit to fill you and lead you that day.  Below you will see two of the prayers…

Compassion Sunday 2017

Our church is participating in Compassion Sunday on Sunday May 14th during our 10:30am worship service. This is a national event that helps us grow in our understanding of God’s very special love for the poor. It’s also an opportunity for each of us to intervene in the life of at least one child in poverty. For more information, contact Jesse Andreasen at  jesse@ccnh.org or visit CompassionSunday.com  

Life Group Survey

Help CCA plan for future life groups by filling out the life group survey. Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/35M537M and fill out yours right now.

Cross-Cultural Learning Experiences

Christ’s Church family, We want to remind you of some of the amazing opportunities we have to join with Grace Chapel this summer on their Cross Cultural Learning Experiences (formerly short-term mission trips). Below is a brief synopsis of the available trips. Click here for more details. Applications need to be in by Monday, March 27th!  Adult Trips Life Giving Water in Ecuador, June 29th-July 8th. A ministry team will be sent to a community to help build their water system…