Christian Cultural Center

Coordinates: 40°39′03″N 73°53′18″W / 40.650820°N 73.888337°W / 40.650820; -73.888337
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Christian Cultural Center
The west side of the Christian Cultural Center.
40°39′03″N 73°53′18″W / 40.650820°N 73.888337°W / 40.650820; -73.888337
Location12020 Flatlands Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
CountryUnited States
DenominationNon-denominational Christianity
Former name(s)Christian Life Center
Founder(s)Dr. A. R. Bernard
Senior pastor(s)Dr. A.R. Bernard
Pastor(s)Pastor Karen Bernard

The Christian Cultural Center (CCC) is a non-denominational Christian megachurch located in the Starrett City section of Brooklyn, New York City, with a satellite campus in Smithtown on Long Island. It is the largest Evangelical church in New York City.


The Christian Cultural Center was founded in 1978 by Dr. A. R. Bernard.[1] In 2000, it opened its main building, with a 5,000-seat auditorium. [2] In 2022, the church claims over 32,000 members. [3]


  1. ^ Luis Ferré-Sadurní (December 10, 2018). "To Fight Gentrification, a Brooklyn Pastor Plans to Build 2,100 Apartments". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Peter K. Johnson (May 1, 2004). "Community by Design". Archived from the original on March 22, 2020.
  3. ^ "About Us". Christian Cultural Center. Retrieved 2022-02-14.

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