A CCFI Church

40 Years of Blessings

Enjoy some of the highlights of the first 40 years of CCF Lowell. We are a family that loves God, loves one another, and loves others! What a gift we have been given to journey through life together as God's family - and our beautiful international family continues to grow! Join us!


1990: Community Christian Academy & Daycare established.
1991: Joined Northeast Christian Fellowship NEC

Participated in the Chelmsford July 4th parade for many years.
Held evangelistic tent meetings for 6 years on the boulevard in Lowell.

2006: Initiated Native American Reconciliation service leading to U.S. Senate Resolution of Apology to the First Nation people.

2013: Cofounded with Ebenezer Assembly of God, Citywide Church of the Greater Lowell Area (CW), an alliance of 12 local churches.

2015: Led a collaboration to help victims in West Africa by holding the Merrimack Valley Ebola Intervention Fundraiser Concert.

2015 & 2016: Conducted Northpoint Bible College classes for Lowell area residents.

2016: Founded CCFI, a spiritual covering for churches. CCFI churches are located in Lowell (English & Arabic), Bradford, Chelsea, Chicopee, Haverhill (English and Spanish), Lawrence, and Springfield MA, Nashua, NH, Phoenix, AZ, Goiania Brazil, Cucuta Columbia, Cairo Egypt, and Paris France. Ordained 37 pastors and licensed 28 ministers.

2017 to present: Hosted Annual Gun Buyback program with the Lowell Police Department. 

2019: Led a local march with CW against commercial marijuana.

2020: Hosted a Prayer Vigil for social justice with CW churches.

2020: Raised $48,000 for food and medical supplies to help Lebanon after the devastating explosions and economic state.

2020 & 2021: In conjunction with Provision Ministry, coordinated the distribution of 7,000 "Farmers to Family" fresh food boxes in the Merrimack Valley.

2022: Hosted Faith & Blue event with the Lowell Police Dept.

Participated in overseas missions to Brazil, Columbia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, and Taiwan.

40 Years of Photos
John & Cheryl Saltsman, CCF Members
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