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On Sunday, December 18th Southern CT celebrated the birth of Christ with song, a skit and the word of God. This year's theme "Believe" brought the church together in worship, including our children ministry. Our service also incorporated a surprise play of a modern day portrayal of the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ. The skit was narrated by Laly Matos and put on by several others including, Steve DeFilippo, Lorna Rodriguez, Tiffany Owen, Cody Mccreanor, Alexis Reda, Jonathan Heinzman, [Read more...]
As we head into 2017, here's look back at some of Southern CT's events, baptisms, restorations and additions to our ministry within the year 2016.
On November 13 the Southern Connecticut Singles Ministry took the lead for a Singles-Led Service. Leading us on stage for worship, Peter Chao, Carine Narcisse, Ariel Bernard, Devon Blackwell and Shelia Galilei sang songs of praise. On the guitar, Pouchon Altine led a worship solo of the song “10,000 Reasons”. Also joining in on the worship, campus students George Murray and Riley Knebes on the trumpet. Shortly after worship, Rose-Berline Paules and Stephen Pierre-Charles welcomed everyone [Read more...]
On Saturday, October 29, more than 40 volunteers from the Southern CT Church of Christ's Faith in Action team and Trader Joe's joined together to help clean up the Curiale School in Bridgeport. Our church has been at the elementary school several times before to help clean, organize and refurbish the inside and outside of the building and as an official H.O.P.E. chapter we couldn't have been more motivated to get back out there and serve. From painting the walls, organizing books, to weeding [Read more...]
We as a church are at a point where we would like to elect more members to the Board of Directors. We currently have four board members and would like to increase that to seven. The current members are Jeff Schachinger, Vikki Sebourne, Terri Simmons, and Garth Oliver. Below you will find a description of the responsibilities for the board and it's members. Please take the next couple of weeks to consider members of the church you would like to see as nominees for election to the board, to fill [Read more...]
With whoops, cheers and some tears members of the Southern Connecticut Church of Christ celebrated as campus ministers Will and Kristen Lambert were appointed evangelist and women’s ministry leader to the church in Madrid, Spain. Doug and Jennifer Lambert, Will’s parents and leaders of the church in Cincinnati, Ohio, flew in for the occasion. Also, present were Will’s grandparents and sister and brother-in-law, Kristen’s aunt and uncle, and friends who had traveled to witness the [Read more...]
On September 4th, Brice Wilson made Jesus Lord of his life and was baptized into Christ. Brice, still only 15 years old, grew up in the church with his parents Dennis and Marquetta Wilson. His parents shared how he was able to transition from the children's ministry to the preteen ministry and now the teen ministry with the help of spiritual brothers and sisters in the church. Brice's eagerness to study the Bible became evident within the past year as he began to set time aside for God every [Read more...]
Come out and encourage our brother and sister in Christ Jeff Williams and Ngareischa Jackson at their marriage ceremony this Saturday, July 23rd at 11:30 a.m. at the High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Rd., Orange, CT. It's an outdoor ceremony so please remember to bring a lawn chair! Reception is invitation only.
Southern Connecticut welcomed another sister to our ministry! Christy Pope was baptized in Stratford on Sunday, May 29 after church. She is a friend of PJ Mccreanor, who both work with the homeless. Christy has been studying the Bible with the entire Stratford family group since last fall and has come a long way. Aside from being the head of Compassion Ministry for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, Christy is also a scholar, and teacher for SATs and college courses, a mother and grandmother.