We have different ways to warm ourselves up on cold winter days: a cup of hot chocolate, a favorite sweater, an extra blanket on the bed. But how do you warm up your heart? If your sense of God's love has grown cold, what can you do? A book that helped to warm my heart this winter is Dane Ortlund's Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers. Drawing ...Keep Reading
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At the ACC after-school tutoring program a few weeks ago Pastor David casually mentioned to me that he and Sobeyda were going to be hosting a refugee family from El Salvador. My heart jumped with excitement...what an opportunity for ACC to show the love of God! I also was encouraged by their willingness to share their living space with strangers, knowing they give so much already as a Pastor and Counselor. The next day Carolina and her almost 11 year old son Onandy arrived....
Please watch this recording of JC Cha and Erin Kwon taking their membership vows and being officially received as new members!...Keep Reading
My name is James, and wanted to share with you how I got connected to Astoria Community Church over the past year. Though I grew up in Queens and have lived here mostly since, I had been attending a large church in Manhattan for many years due to working in the city and many of my friends being there. I, for some time, had a desire to attend a local church in my borough wh...Keep Reading
Most people who know Jesus as Savior would love for others to know him too. But many of us find it difficult to talk with other people about our faith. It feels awkward. We are not sure what to say. We find it difficult to connect with people who might need to hear the gospel. Talking about Jesus feels hard. This winter, ACC will offer a class designed to address this pro...Keep Reading