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Believe – Contributed by Hillery Chung

7 December 2016 Genesis 15:4-6 Christmas movies are back, and perhaps you recall or have recently seen the classic, “Miracle on 34th Street.”  In that movie, a little girl named Susan does not at first believe in Santa (Kris Kringle) but is told by her mother, “Faith is believing something when common sense tells you […]


Preach – Contributed by Bob Hammond

6 December 2016 Romans 15:17-21 …Thus I make it my ambition to proclaim the good news, not where Christ has already been named, so that I do not build on someone else’s foundation, but as it is written, “Those who have never been told of him shall see, and those who have never heard of […]


Love – Contributed by Bob Hammond

5 December 2016 1 Thessalonians 4:9 – 10 Now concerning love of the brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anyone write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another; and indeed you do love all the brothers and sisters throughout Macedonia. But we urge you, beloved, to […]

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Christmas at Coronado

November 28, 2016 – December 11, 2016

Choral Music Program presented by the Chancel Choir with Orchestra Good will offering will be taken for the Music Ministry at Coronado


Advent Study 2016: Christmas Is Not Your Birthday

November 29, 2016 – December 20, 2016
6:30 pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., November 29 – December 20, in our Fellowship Hall, as we reflect upon and discuss together the real meaning and significance of Christmas highlighted in this Advent reading and shared by Rev. Peter Cottrell in his sermon series during Advent Season. Click here to register for this class. […]


Half-Truths -Adult Small Group Study

December 1, 2016 – December 8, 2016
6:30 - 8pm

There are things we say, and things we hear, that we don’t really think about. Sometimes we believe these things are actually in the Bible; often there is some element of truth in them, but the part that is not true can be hurtful. Adam Hamilton has written a book called, Half Truths: God Helps […]


Five Marks Of A Methodist – Small Group Study

December 4, 2016 – December 26, 2016

This small-group study is based on Steve Harper’s book Five Marks of a Methodist with a study guide by Magrey deVega. Six sessions provide extended reflection for adults on the five identifiers that Wesley sets forth in “The Character of a Methodist,” which he published in 1742. 1. Character: The Marks of a Methodist 2. […]


CCUMC’s Dramatic Arts Ministry

December 6, 2016 – December 25, 2016

Are you interested in serving God using your gifts of acting, directing, sewing or prop building? Come to the formation meeting of CCUMC’s Dramatic Arts Ministry on August 30th at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Our meetings and rehearsals will be on Tuesday evenings in conjunction with the fellowship dinners, and we will aim for […]


Joyful Noise Children’s Choir

December 6, 2016 – December 20, 2016

Do you have children that LOVE to sing? Well, have we got the program for them!! Joyful Noise, a children’s choir ministry at CCUMC began on August 30th, and it will continue through the school year. Families are encouraged to come for dinner and fellowship, and children interested in singing or playing an instrument will […]

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Chair Yoga

December 7, 2016

This one-hour-long yoga class is a safe and gently way to open the body and release tension. While moving through each posture with a balance of strength and relaxation, we bring awareness to our bodies and take our minds to a place of stillness and peace. Whether you have specific physical or emotional challenges or […]


Women’s Bible Study

December 8, 2016

A Bible Study for Women is offered on Thursday mornings, 10-11 a.m., Room 109. The class, taught by Barbara Tillis, will be an ongoing group with its first study being the Gospel of John. All women of the church and friends are invited.


Christ Walk Devotions Group – Thursday Mornings

December 8, 2016
6:30 am

Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. The groups will begin their walks at Beachie Beans (411 Flagler Avenue). The group will meet for a short devotion, walk for 30 minutes, and gather for a closing discussion (60 minutes total). The same topics will be discussed on Mondays and Thursdays, but participants are welcome to come to both sessions […]


Christ Walk Devotions Group – Monday Nights

December 11, 2016
6:30 pm

The groups will begin their walks at Jason’s Corner (135 Canal St.). The group will meet for a short devotion, walk for 30 minutes, and gather for a closing discussion (60 minutes total). The same topics will be discussed on Mondays and Thursdays, but participants are welcome to come to both sessions as we deepen […]