After Service Snack

The oatmeal cream pie tonight was delish & FREE! It was crunchy creamy & compact! Not to mention the rich great-tasting center that’s totally Jodi Bakes! I wish I can have it for breakfast tomorrow morning! After today’s life-changing Hope-Day service, it certainly made the perfect after-service snack! 

Hope Day Service- Wednesday’s at 7pm HopeNYC Church  

Sunday Service- Every Sunday 10am

Compass Cafe Cup of Hope: On a mission to help victims of human trafficking & impoverished countries in need of clean drinking water! Making the world better one cup at a time! 142-82 Rockaway Blvd. Check out the other blogs on this page to learn more! Follow this & my YouTube channel!

PB&J Yay or Nay?

An American classic turned into a cupcake!  It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time is one the newest at Compass Cafe! Swirled peanut butter frosting topped with peanut butter morsels all sitting on top of a sponge cake that mimics the taste of classic white sliced bread. In the center is a filling I assume you already know! Peanut butter’s sweet companion; jelly. You can taste the popular lunch sandwich in this cupcake while still delighting in a dessert. It’s baffling yet brilliant!  It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time  is another Jodi Bakes creation.

 

You can taste the popular lunch sandwich in this cupcake while still delighting in a dessert. I’m at Compass Cafe on Wednesday night with business and bloopers. I’m trying the new cupcake! If you enjoyed this video please like, share and subscribe!   

  Compass is on a mission to help provide clean drinking water to impoverished countries and help victims of human trafficking!  Visit www.HopeNYC.com and www.ZionProject.org  for more info.

CONGRATULATIONS

What would you do with a prized box of cupcakes all to yourself that contained all of your cravings?

Natasha was the winner of the Sips of Hope Cupcake Giveaway! She received a dozen splendid Jodi Bakes cupcakes in all sorts of flavors and colors! In her prize box, contained a variety of flavors: peanut butter chocolate, crème brûlée, apple pie, pina colada, red velvet, vanilla and more. Her reaction towards the cupcakes was equivalent to winning a gold bar!

Andre and Daniel were the runner ups and they received awesome prizes! ANYTHING THEY WANTED IN COMPASS! What a sweet deal! According to them,  best two items you can possibly find here are the coffee mugs and anointing oil.

I just wanna THANK YOU ALL for subscribing to my YouTube channel and reading the posts right here! Stay tuned for more blogs, videos and future giveaways!

Compass is on a mission! Proceeds from this shop goes towards providing clean drinking water to impoverished countries and helps end human trafficking through partnership with the Zion Project! For more information visit www.HopeNYC.com and www.ZionProject.org  If you enjoyed these blogs and vlogs  please like, share, share you thoughts, spread the word and lets support the mission. Compass aims to make the world a safer one cup at a time. 

 

Who wants cupcakes?

Who’s ready for a giveaway?
In honor of cupcake month at Compass Cafe! Sips of Hope will be giving away one dozen cupcakes to ONE LUCKY WINNER! Others will win awesome Compass Cafe items! The winner will be chosen randomly this month! GoodLuck!

TO ENTER: You must subscribe to my Youtube Channel!
If you are already subscribed you are automatically entered! 🙂 If you enjoy these vlogs, please like & share as we support Compass Cafe’s mission to provide clean drinking water to Haiti, Guatemala, Trinidad
and Jamaica and help end human trafficking with the Zion Project!

SITES:
Read my blog to see whats new at Compass cafe at SipsofHope.com
For more info on the Zion Project visit: ZionProject.org
Like Compass on Facebook and Instagram.

The place where it all began and where God brought forth great ideas www.HopeNYC.com

Happy Birthday Compass

Compass Coffee had just celebrated it’s first birthday! The streets were lined with excited party guests ready for the celebration. I could tell it was going to be huge! All of the party guests received gifts for this birthday! Free coffee, birthday buttons, T-shirts and special elegant cookies made specifically for the occasion by House of Fray!

 

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There were also things that added to excitement such as a live DJ, balloons, my raffle ticket # possibly being called, seeing what the new Jodi Bakes thanksgiving dessert tray looks like and being one of the first 50 people on line to get a discount card.

As we finally went in, each person received their discount card and free T-shirt then started ordering. I saw fresh desserts, shelves filled with candy, and a very happy welcoming staff that lined up to greet everyone at the door. Friends were sitting down enjoying conversations in and out of the cafe as the music played. A few of them were even dancing. The orders varied from coffee to croissants, to tea, to eclairs, to soup, to sandwiches and waffles. Everything everyone had looked absolutely appetizing!

We didn’t keep the fun all to ourselves. Those who walked or drove by got invited somehow by someone. The baristas served coffee and pumpkin bars to pedestrians waiting at the bus stop and firefighters at the station. It was an amazing and memorable birthday.

Watch this short video about this fun day!

 

Compass Coffee:  142-82 Rockaway Blvd Jamaica New York 11436

Nearest Buses: The Q40 and Q7

Hours:

  • Monday-Friday (Except Wed) 8am-7pm
  • Wed:- 8am-2pm
  • Sunday- Closed

All Proceeds at Compass Cafe goes towards fighting human trafficking and providing clean water across the globe. For more information visit www.HopeNYC.com and www.ZionProject.org 

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The Chowder Champion

Whats your favorite chowder? I discovered mine today!

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I’m estatic about this fall season. The breeze, silent streets, pumpkin spice, and the new warm soups and chowders at Compass cafe! Jodi Bakes has made phenomenal desserts but her soups has already made a huge impression!

Many of the Compass customers, baristas, HopeNYC attendees including myself all enjoy the soups and have only good things to say. Not only are we satisfied, we are eager to know what tomorrow’s soup of the day will be.

Today’s was  ham and potato chowder. It was so good that I ran away refusing to give a gulp of this chowder to my husband that kindly asked to try it. It was a beautiful thick white creamy chowder with vibrant specks of color from the minced vegetables inside. There were also generous chunks of potato and ham. It was a nice heavy filling satisfying soup. The taste was incredible and packed with flavor. I say come to Compass Cafe for their delicious well-known coffee but grabbing a soup this fall is a must! If you choose to stay, they will serve it you in an adorable burgandy soup crock with a handle.

Compass Coffee:  142-82 Rockaway Blvd Jamaica New York 11436

Nearest Buses: The Q40 and Q7

Parking: YES

Hours:

  • Monday-Friday (Except Wed) 8am-7pm
  • Wed:- 8am-2pm
  • Sunday- Closed

All Proceeds at Compass Cafe goes towards fighting human trafficking and providing clean water across the globe. For more information visit www.HopeNYC.com and www.ZionProject.org  

 

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Pumpkin Spice up your Waffle!

I just tried Compass Cafe’s NEWEST pumpkin swirl waffle! You can enjoy this for breakfast or anytime of the day! It’s loaded with pumpkin flavor and feels just like fall! It’s not sweet at all but you can achieve your desired sweetness by adding the amount of syrup or whipped cream that pleases you.

 

This will be nice in the morning with a pumpkin spice latte on the side.

Because of the calm atmosphere, pumpkin spice scent and appearance of the Compass cafe’ you will feel that restful rustic autumn atmosphere. You can have family time here where you can sit down share a meal and some sweets with loved ones. You can have meetings, tutor a child, complete homework of any kind, plug in your laptop …the list goes on!

For more information about the cafe’s causes visit http://www.HopeNYC.com and http://www.ZionProject.org

 

These Macaroons taste like fall

I had a good afternoon at Compass Cafe with my friend Judith. We both enjoyed sipping some rich hot chocolate while biting into the new fresh baked macaroons at Compass Cafe.

The maple macaroon had a good crunch and really tasted like pure rich maple syrup as if I were biting into a drenched pancake for breakfast.

The chocolate macaroon was finished in 2 short crunchy satisfying bites. It had such an indulgent taste on the sweet delicate outer cookie then splendid genuine chocolate flavor in the filling.

Today I enjoyed these macaroons with a friend but there are others ways for these macaroons to be enjoyed. Compass provides a fancy light blue slide out box that holds six macaroons. This pretty petite french dessert can be used a gift for your friends. A gesture of love for a sweetheart or family member. An appreciative present for parents. A nice surprise for your professor  or co worker.

The best part is, the macaroons are one of the healthiest lightest desserts here and completely guilt free. Made with love and taste like fall.

Compass Cafe is on

142-82 Rockaway Blvd Jamaica New York 11436

Hours: Monday-Friday (Except Wed) 8am-7pm

Wed- 8am-2pm

Sunday- Closed

The best part of all! Every drink, dessert, item you purchase at Compass cafe goes toward helping children in foreign countries get clean drinking water!

Where I got free coffee on National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee Day!

I got free coffee at Compass Cafe! They gave away cups of their great-tasting, high quality, medium roast house blend! It possessed such a delicious aroma and fantastic taste! My first impression upon sipping the coffee was that it was warm and soothing. The flavor of the coffee was pleasing and delightful like the taste of maple. My house blend was balanced perfectly with half and half milk and light sugar. My friend enjoy hers with no sugar and my husband sips his with heavy cream. No matter the preference the house blend is loved by many and works as a favorite everyday kick starter for coffee lovers. This was the first time I celebrated National Coffee Day at Compass Coffee and I can say this was the best one ever for me.

As National Coffee Day officially ends Compass Coffee continues to celebrate Autumn! There are tons of awesome fall items from scented candles to pumpkin bars to apple cider…I’m having fun already enjoying the fall and hope you visit one day!

 

 

Compass Cafe is on

142-82 Rockaway Blvd Jamaica New York 11436

Hours: Monday-Friday (Except Wed) 8am-7pm

Wed- 8am-2pm

Sunday- Closed

The best part of all! Every drink, dessert, item you purchase at Compass cafe goes toward helping children in foreign countries get clean drinking water!