Christmas Joy Shoppe

Cornerstone is participating in Star of Hope Ministries’ annual “Christmas Joy Shoppe” holiday initiative to collect and distribute 5,000 toys to boys and girls who reside in the greater Paterson area. You can bless a child this Christmas season by purchasing a toy valued at $20 or less and place it in one of the “Christmas Joy Shoppe” boxes located in the MMC Gallery. Toys must be unwrapped. Suggestions include balls, games, diverse dolls, scarves, hats and gloves. The deadline to drop off your Christmas gift is Sunday, December 9.

Support the Kenya Band Trip

In February of 2019, the Cornerstone Christian Church worship band will be heading to Kenya to lead worship at a missionary conference for one week. The missionaries who attend this conference come from the entire continent of Africa, and many serve in very difficult environments. This is a very humbling experience for the team, as we will be “serving the servants”, by leading these dear people in worship who serve on the front lines as representatives for Christ in these countries. This is the third time since 2015 that an area church worship band has been asked to serve in this way and an intentional effort is made to involve different band personnel each time. This band is comprised of musicians from two area North Jersey churches…Cornerstone Christian Church and Emergence. They are (from left): Brendan Quinn, Amy and Justin Provencher, Mike Marrero, Will Lauzon, and John Bandstra.

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Men Volunteers Needed for the Ladies’ Christmas Tea

The Women of Cornerstone are counting on us to help make their annual Ladies’ Christmas Tea a success. Nearly 1,000 ladies are expected to attend this year’s Tea and we are looking for about 60 men who are willing and able to volunteer their time to help serve at this important event.

About 30 volunteers (H.S. age and older) are needed each night on Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th to serve the ladies coffee, tea and cold drinks. Volunteers should plan on arriving at CCC by 6:15pm wearing dark pants (no jeans please) and a white shirt. Dinner will be provided to all volunteers on Thursday and Friday. You will finish no later than 9:15pm. A smaller group of about 10 men are needed on Wednesday, December 5th to help set up chairs from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Please sign up below for whatever night you’re able to help. Thank you for your time and support in making this ministry event a success!

Night to Shine Volunteers

Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, provides a magical prom experience for individuals 14 & older who have special needs. This event takes place February 8, 2019 with a snow date of February 15.

More than 200 hundred volunteers will be needed. Volunteers on the night of the event must be 14 by February 8, 2019. However, families can assist before the event with set up.

All volunteers 18 and older MUST complete and background check and attend one training session at Cornerstone Christian Church. 

(Registration for Night to Shine guests will open in December 2018.)

Star of Hope – Box of Love Outreach

Star of Hope will distribute a BOX OF LOVE that includes all of the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner to 2000 families this season. Boxes can be picked up Sunday mornings in the MMC Gallery and must be returned by October 28th. If you care to purchase a turkey, which will be included in the box, forms are located on the Missions Wall or visit www.sohm.org/turkey

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