History (Page 2)

History (Page 2)

2018-2019 Final Preaching Plan

Here is the final preaching plan from the 2018-2019 Cornerstone ministry year, beginning in September 2018 and ending in June 2019. You can find the current preaching plan here.

Happy 3rd Birthday Cornerstone!

Happy Birthday Cornerstone! On October 3rd 2015 we launched our weekly church service. We may not have become a fully autonomous organization until July 2017, but that first Saturday in October 2015 is our first Birthday. Let’s take a moment to thank the Lord for three years of amazing, challenging, fruitful, rewarding ministry. It hasn’t been easy, but it has been good. Let’s also thank the Lord for all the hard-working volunteers who have given thousands of hours into taking…

CCCC Statement of Faith, Statement of Polity, and Code of Ethics for Churches

Cornerstone Congregational Church is a member of the CCCC, the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference. Every year the CCCC sends out the CCCC Statement of Faith, CCCC Statement of Polity, and CCCC Code of Ethics for Churches and asks each church to reaffirm their commitment to them. The Elders have already taken care of reaffirming them, but we would appreciate it if you would personally take the time to read and think through each of the three items to make sure…

Announcing Cornerstone Autonomy!

Jesus said to his disciple Peter in Matthew 16:18b, “…I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” (NIV®) Here Christ promises to push back Satan through the ministry and mission of his bride, the church. Today, we’re happy to announce Christ is continuing to build his church. As of Wednesday, July 19th 2017, Cornerstone Congregational Church has transitioned from being a ministry of Immanuel Church in Chelmsford to becoming our own legally autonomous church.…

Our Story

The story of Cornerstone began over a hundred years ago. In 1893, two churches, First Baptist and Calvary Baptist, started a Sunday School program as an outreach ministry to the Lowell community. Immanuel Baptist Church was officially founded at 53 Blossom Street in 1896. In 1970, that church moved to Billerica Rd (Ma-129) in Chelmsford. A few years previous, in 1960, several pastors graduated from a seminary in Oklahoma and headed to the New England area to plant churches. Pastor George…

Historic Westford Church Building

On March 7th, 2001 the roof of Westford Bible Church’s building collapsed due to significant snowfall. Here are some pictures of the demolition and reconstruction. Through this process God gave Westford Bible Church, and eventually Cornerstone Congregational Church, a brand new building.