Below is an alphabetical listing of the auxiliaries and committees that comprise the Ministry of Helps at Crenshaw Christian Center. If you have been a CCC member for at least 3 months (an additional waiting period may apply to some adults, no waiting period for children 6-12 years of age) and you are interested in joining any of the following auxiliaries, we encourage you to pick up an application. If you are a current Helps Ministry worker and desire to serve in more auxiliaries, you may pick up a Request To Add Another Auxiliary form. Both applications can be obtained from one of the information tables in each of the three foyers in the FaithDome.
ADAP was founded by Dr. Betty Price to educate the membership on the dangers of substance abuse, assist the abuser in obtaining freedom from addiction, and offer spiritual therapy and ongoing support to the abuser and his or her family members. The program meets every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on the church grounds.
CCC Ambassadors make you feel at home so you do not feel alone in the Dome. Their mission is to welcome each New Member to CCC and make them feel at home while finding their purpose in the ministry. It is their goal to help people feel connected; comfortable and committed to experience this life changing ministry. The workers keep in personal, ongoing contact with the membership, and assist the ministerial staff with the concerns of the members of the church.
The Children’s Ministry supports the vision of Crenshaw Christian Center by teaching the Word of God to children on their developmental level. In partnership with parents and care-givers, our goal is that children receive Jesus Christ as Savior and live overcoming, victorious, spirit-filled lives.
The Church auxiliary provides vital ministry services. It is comprised of 8 committees. The primary responsibilities include: baptism of new members; preparation of food for bereaved families; sales and inventory of bookstore supplies; preparation of elements for communion; clerical duties; audio media preparation and distribution, distribution of selected literature (to members) and, preparation and setup for weddings and receptions.
The Community Outreach Program distributes food and clothing to CCC members in need who meet the ministry guidelines for assistance.
The Correctional Care Ministry is a prison ministry designed to minister the “Good News” of Jesus Christ to those confined in correctional institutions. It is our desire, through the ministry of the Word, to bring about change in the inmates personal, social, and family life by presenting the Gospel and sharing the love of God.
The Purpose of the CCC Family Network is to promote unity, growth and fellowship among our membership through interest groups, activities and networking. All CCC members and their families are automatically members of the Family Network.
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS is a witnessing outreach of Crenshaw Christian Center which covers the community in a radius of three miles surrounding the CCC property. Teams of four go into the neighborhoods bimonthly, sharing the love of Jesus and encouraging residents to attend the services available at CCC.
Crenshaw Christian Center HIV/AIDS Program promotes sensitivity, compassion and knowledge concerning HIV/AIDS within faith based communities, especially to those with high risk populations; such as black women. At quarterly meetings people are educated and receive literature containing the most current information on the HIV virus and the AIDS disease, as well as statistics regarding youth and STDs that lead to HIV/AIDS.
Here workers stand in the gap for the Body of Christ. The goal of intercessors prayer is to pray for individuals and nations, effect change and achieve victories so people develop an intimate relationship with God and live the abundant life they deserve. Prayer Leaders pray on site or in their home during a designated time slot.
This auxiliary is composed of the audio and video sections, which is responsible for the audio recording, CD duplication, and the video taping of the worship services, crusades and special activities of the church. They seek to develop the God-given talents of our members to electronically bring Apostle Price into homes around the world, by providing a customer experience rivaling that which is found in the secular media, i.e. TV, radio, Internet, podcasts, CDs and DVDs.
The Nursery provides a safe, comfortable environment for children ages six weeks to 4 years so that parents may worship and study the Word of God on Sundays and during mid-week services. Children are taught a Bible-based curriculum through music, activities, and videos in our newly equipped rooms. We also provide state of the art playground equipment for recreational activities.
This auxiliary consists of Counselors, Sign Language interpreters, Teachers and New Member Workers. Counselors minister salvation, the Holy Spirit and membership. Counselors and sign language workers service both mid-week Bible studies and Sunday services. Teachers are responsible for instructing and teaching children (ages 6-13) who unite with Crenshaw Christian Center as new members. New Member Workers are responsible for disseminating information about the New Members’ Class to those (adults and children) who respond to the invitation to unite in membership with CCC and registering and tracking attendance of those enrolled in the New Members Class. The New Members Adult Class is taught by an assistant pastor on Sunday mornings before worship service begins. The class lasts four weeks, one hour per week.
USHERS – This group also performs the vital service of directing, escorting and seating of the people who attend the services and other activities at Crenshaw Christian Center. In addition to receiving offerings, these men also assist the Security Department with traffic and crowd control and with the distribution of information concerning church functions to members and visitors alike.
HOSTESSES – Greet, direct and escort members and first time visitors attending Crenshaw Christian Center. Responsible for handling and/or assisting with sensitive situations involving women and children. Responsible for distributing and disseminating information about all church functions to members and visitors on the grounds. Prepare drinking water for pastors and guests, lay scarves and distribute tissues during the healing line, screen and assist with completion of request card for “special healing” and escort and assist with special guest. In addition to Ushers and Hostesses this group also includes Hospitality, Nurses and Toddler’s Trolley.
Women and men, ages 21 and over, are assigned to a senior female or male (female to female or male to male) for the purpose of fellowship and support in the areas of recreational, educational, and social activities.
Adults assist with supervising teens before, during and after Sunday service as well as for Tuesday Night Bible Study. Adults work under the direction of the Youth Pastor. Volunteers must attend the annual Youth Department teacher training as well as quarterly meetings. Student curriculum is also provided for all volunteers.
The Worship Arts Department consists of worship groups and individual artists who minister music, dance and drama and one administrative committee which supports the children and youth. The goal of Worship Arts is to:
- Minister to God the Father and our Savior and Lord, Jesus the Christ through music, dance and drama
- Support the vision of the Pastor and Founder
- Lead the congregation in worship and praise of God the Father and our Savior
- Minister music, dance and drama that strive for the highest level of excellence that is attained through submission to our Heavenly Father