The Christian Church of Clarendon Hills celebrates a legacy of mission support. Today CCCH supports missions around the globe and here in our own backyard.
The Baby Bottle Campaign is an outreach opportunity to help provide life-affirming pregnancy support services to families in need. The collection of change, bills and checks as a special offering supports our local Care Net Pregnancy Center ministry. Gifts from baby bottles are used toward some of the following:
- Pregnancy tests
- Ultrasound supplies
- Parenting education
- Material assistance
- Abortion recovery support
- Teen sexual health education (Abstinence-focused and sex trafficking awareness education)
Bottles can be returned in the foyer on Sunday, February 18 & 25.
Have you felt God tugging at your heart but not known where to serve?
CCCH will be sending a missions team to serve alongside our partners Pastor William and Alexandra Decena in the Dominican Republic July 3 -10. To learn more about this opportunity join us on Sunday, March 4 at 12:15 p.m. in the church conference room. Questions? Email Cliff Budach.
I.D.E.S. (International Disaster Emergency Services)
Noblesville, IN Trip – March 9-10, 2018
A team will spend the day in Noblesville helping IDES build sheds (and/or whatever is needed) for communities throughout the U.S. impacted by recent disasters. The sheds give people a place to keep possessions while they live in temporary housing.
The dates and times are very flexible. Arrive on Friday or Saturday. Leave on Saturday by 4 p.m. EST. Space is limited to 16 people at the facility. Showers, restrooms and a small kitchen will be available for our use. There is a total of 8 bunk beds. Guests are asked to bring sleeping bags or bedding, pillows and towels. Food will be determined. The suggested donation to stay overnight is $10 per person/per night. However, discounted hotel rooms are available minutes away. Noblesville also has many antique stores, shopping,movie theaters and great food available to you in our free time. Along with fellowship, we are welcome to use their prayer room upstairs-we encourage you to take time while you are there to be with the Lord in prayer over the various needs around the world.
All skill levels welcome. No experience necessary!
Dates: March 9-10, 2018
Arrival Time: March 9, any time after 2 p.m. if staying overnight.
If traveling Saturday morning, work starts at 8 a.m.
Work Time: March 10, 8:00 a.m. EST to 4 p.m.
Contact coordinator Lori Evensen with questions.
Everyone is invited to Bethany Christian Services' Annual Banquet. This year it will be a luncheon on March 1, 2018. The luncheon is free and several CCCH members are already registered to attend.
Be sure to choose Beth Cronenwett as your table host! Then you will be seated with other CCCH families. Please RSVP by February 16.
Global Mission Partners
SIM - Laura Armitage
CCCH supports our life-long family member, Laura Armitage, as she serves in Niger, Africa through SIM. Laura teaches English to Muslim college students, co-leads a cooking class for local women, and has other team-related responsibilities, all with the goal of reaching Muslims with the Gospel.
Dale & Jeannie Meade have been serving in Colombia, South America for over 35 years. In addition to teaching and preaching, CCM has been closely involved with the communities they serve, and is currently excited about their deaf and hard of hearing ministry and new church camp.
G.O. Ministries stands for Great Opportunities in Global Outreach. Through local leaders, G.O. Ministries serves thousands of people in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mongolia and urban America. They do so primarily through church planting, nutrition centers, medical clinics, sports outreach, primary schools, ongoing training, water purification projects, and kingdom businesses.
CCCH partners with William and Alexandria, who minister to the people of Batey Nueve in the Dominican Republic. Each year, church members have an opportunity to join our short term mission trip and serve in areas including construction projects, helping at the nutrition center, children's ministry and developing meaningful relationships with Dominican nationals.
Kathy Siebert Sarita, Dominican Republic
CCCH supports our member Kathy, who serves as the Director of Team and Logistics with GO. She oversees coordination of the 70+ teams who come to serve in the Dominican and Haiti each year, acting as a liaison between the team leaders in the US and the GO Ministry staff and national leaders on the island of Hispaniola. She works diligently on executing all aspects and logistics of each team's short-term mission trip to create an opportunity for life change for both the team members from the US and the national leaders.
K & K (names withheld for security reasons), are the Regional Directors for the Asia and Pacific regions for PBT, where they provide assistance to missionaries that are serving and translating the Bible in countries throughout Asia and the Pacific Islands.
National Mission and Ministry Partners
Promotes church planting and leader development in the New England states.
Restore Christian Church (Restoration House Ministries church plant)
Launched October 18, 2015, in Quincy, MA, this brand new church longs to see hope restored, individuals grow, and communities transformed.
International Conference on Missions (formerly National Missionary Convention)
ICOM is an annual convention that trains, equips, and recruits "workers for the harvest." The 2017 convention will be held November 16 - 19 in Peoria, IL.
NACC is an annual Christian convention that features speakers, workshops, Bible studies, displays and networking events. The 2017 convention will be held June 27-29 in Kansas City, KS.
Local Ministry Partners
For more than 70 years, Bethany Christian Services has been helping infants and children find loving families through foster care and adoption programs both in the US and abroad. Through pregnancy support programs, post-adoptive support, various foster care initiatives, Safe Families programs, and ground-breaking family support services in other countries, Bethany continues their mission to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting and enhancing the lives of children and families through quality social services.
Caring for women with unplanned pregnancies in the western suburbs of Chicago for over 25 years.
A mission dedicated to reach the unreached, unchurched and unconnected by starting new churches in and around the city of Chicago.
Lincoln Christian University (LCU) is a Christian higher education community whose mission is to nurture and equip Christians with a Biblical worldview to serve and lead in the church and the world.
"13" is the average age of entry into the commercial sex industry. Reclaim13's goal is to "reclaim" a child's right to grow up feeling safe, loved and free from harm. They work in the areas of healing, prevention and education in the Chicago area.
Our newest local mission partner is headquartered in Woodlawn on the south side of Chicago. SGM is a vibrant,100 year old ministry focused on youth ministry, neighborhood development and inner city/suburban partnerships.
Launched in 2013, this new church plant is building a creative community of believers committed to spreading the Gospel along the Westline Railroad line in the Chicago area. Its mission is: "Helping People Find Their Way Back to God."
Interested in missions? Have a question about who we support or how you can get involved?
Email the Missions Ministry at email@example.com.