Dream BIG!
by Gino Grunberg on October 15th, 2020
Our HCC Small groups are presently working through 5 sessions with Bob Goff with the "DREAM BIG" series. Bob says, "God has a wild and exciting dream for your life, and it is time to take the necessary steps to see it clearly and make it a reality."One of those steps is to deal with our setbacks. The things that come along and blindside us, causing us to be unprepared, foolish, and maybe embarrass...  Read More
A Space For Grace
by Gino Grunberg on October 8th, 2020
I am presently reading a book titled “The Space Between Us”. It’s very timely and insightful in these tense times, where our country is very polarized on many fronts. The sad part is that many relationships are fractured among families, friends, and even churches due to these divisions.  Author Sarah Bauer Anderson is willing to admit that there is a space, a divide between many people in our cult...  Read More
HCC Update Regarding Live Services
by Gino Grunberg on October 1st, 2020
As we begin the seventh month of following the Washington COVID Guidelines for faith community gatherings, I want to update you on what we are doing to move us forward in having services on Sunday mornings. First, we have communicated with the school district, letting them know we are ready to relaunch our Sunday services. All of our tech and sound equipment is mounted in the gym with lights, proj...  Read More
Did You Know?
by Gino Grunberg on September 24th, 2020
Six people made a public profession of their faith in Jesus last week by being baptized.Over 50 backpacks and school supplies were provided for under-resourced students in our community. Eighteen HCC people donated blood through the NW Mobile Blood Bank parked at the HCC office this past Sunday.We opened a new home for homeless female students in the Peninsula area last week through our partnershi...  Read More
What Keeps You Up At Night?
by Gino Grunberg on September 17th, 2020
Many of us toss and turn at night, awakened not by our spouse snoring, but by a mind occupied by worry. We lose our peace of mind and sleep because we focus on things beyond our control and thus subject ourselves to fear.Author Tim Keller says, "I worry because I know the way my life is supposed to be, and God is not getting it right."Everybody worries. Some people worry a little; others are champ...  Read More
Happy Birthday HCC!
by Gino Grunberg on September 10th, 2020
We invited eighteen people to our living room In September of 1995 to initiate a community in mission known today as Harbor Christian Center. This small group of people, 25 years ago, dared to believe that God was calling them to establish a church whose purpose was to reach unchurched people. Our motto was “no church experience required.” Our desire was to reach a generation of people who had wri...  Read More
This Sunday Only!
by Gino Grunberg on September 3rd, 2020
We miss seeing you in person! We hope that you are available to join us this Sunday morning, September 6th, for one of our 30 minute outdoor services: 9:00 am or 10:00 am. The weather report promises a beautiful sunny day and our music team will be ready to lead us as we worship together. Wear some good shoes for hiking down our rustic paths to the gathering.In compliance with Health Guidelines, b...  Read More
We Are Ready!
by Gino Grunberg on August 27th, 2020
"Pivot" has become one of the keywords for 2020. The global pandemic has provided unprecedented opportunities to adjust and adapt, both individually and as a community. HCC at HOME, our worship and teaching content, pivoted to digital and virtual-delivered on our App, website, and social media platforms.Ann Webb, our children and family ministries director, as well as PastorKramer Payne, our Gener...  Read More
This Will Make Your Day!
by Gino Grunberg on August 20th, 2020
This past week you were an answer to prayer for an extraordinary couple in Mexico. Thanks to the leadership of John and Andria Stephens, HCC has been involved in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Ensenada led by Pastors Berna and Cotty. Over the past two decades, they have led numerous teams to serve Mexican orphans and building houses for families in Berna and Cotty's neighborhood. Many o...  Read More
Headline Stress Disorder
by Gino Grunberg on August 13th, 2020
I recently read that our culture is now experience what is being called Headline Stress Disorder. Everywhere we turn, we get bombarded by headlines, urgently announcing "breaking news." Traditionally, the use of the phrase "breaking news" was reserved for emergencies and truly "earth shaking" developments.  Headline stress disorder is shaking and breaking us, and leaving us anxious.Dr. Jana Scriva...  Read More
HCC Survey Results
by Gino Grunberg on August 6th, 2020
This past week over 200 people responded to the HCC Survey. Here are some of the results*OTHER included retired, stay at home moms, business owners, and self employed. *Some of the responses for this question included people who are not feeling anxious at all to others feeling very anxious for an average score of 43 out of 100 on the anxiety meter....  Read More
Back To School Shoe Drive
by Gino Grunberg on July 30th, 2020
Last year, HCC's generous response enabled 70 kids to enter the school year with new shoes. This effort was a collaboration directed by Harbor Hope, our ministry partner, whose mission is “No Neighbor with Unmet Needs.” HCC helped to launch Harbor Hope 3 years ago with the vision of serving the under-resourced and marginalized in our community.Even though this school year looks different, there is...  Read More