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!

Best gathering for Young Adults

Imagine having group of people you can connect, be real and go places with. This pretty much sums of the Lift Off Young Adult Ministry at HopeNYC Church! It’s an exclusive ministry for 20 somethings both single and married! This fun ministry meets once a month and it just celebrated its 2017 launch yesterday at Compass Café. At Lift Off, there’s fellowship, great food, new friends, hot topics, and outings! 20 somethings enjoy coffee in the winter then mocktails in the summer. It’s a great place for young adults to mingle and get connected. Yesterday we enjoyed sliders, wings, s’mores dip and coffee! We got to know each other through games, plan our next meeting and talk about good real things! There’s a ministry for every age group at HopeNYC! 

 

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. 

 

Kisses from Kids

I got a box of kisses 😘 after an incredible service at HopeNYC!

In fact! The box was all over the building! Hope Kidz ministry gave a 🍫sweet gift back for supporting! They’re going to do great things this year! If you have or know any kids, visit Hope Kidz on Sunday morning! This is the most exciting children’s ministry I’ve ever seen! The teachers are loving and caring. I often see kids doing fun arts and crafts. They sit at the tables excited with their bibles. I’ve seen them over the years growing  as they learn more about The Lord and His Word. I’ve even seen cool prizes being given out! HopeNYC services are on Sunday mornings at 10:30am.

 

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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Guaranteed to make you feel like fall

Have you ever tried this pumpkin spice latte? I encourage you to visit Compass Coffee and grab this latte for fall 2016! Very genuine autumn taste and smell. The spices relaxes you while the coffee wakes you.

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This cafe is an amazing must-see fall destination. The decor, the desserts, the atmosphere, the aroma…I can see that they take fall seriously! Pencil in your visit to this cafe to your activities list right between hay rides and apple picking because it’s worth the visit. Every beverage, dessert and item purchased here goes towards helping children in different countries get clean drinking water.

 

 

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

 

many ordered this special latte today

 

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!

 

 

 

 

Best Pumpkin Dessert

It’s Award Winning, famous and an irresistible 5 star dessert! These are Jodi Bakes popular pumpkin bars! It’s a favorite in the neighborhood around fall! When the word gets out, these are in high demand!  It’s an original comforting recipe that can only be found at Compass cafe’! I got a lot of good things to say about these pumpkin bars!

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You gotta try it! You can get yours with or without the diced walnuts on top. The walnuts adds a great taste and crunch to the cake which is loaded with pumpkin flavor! The frosting is sweet and has a wonderful milky vanilla taste. Although its sweet you will still want to eat it all because its such a good combo with the pumpkin cake and walnuts! Plus it’s an original recipe made with care! I can taste it!  You can find these pumpkin bars at Compass cafe. They provide the perfect environment for you to relax, work, have meetings, tutor a child, do homework, read a novel and much more! I work there all the time on my laptop doing a lot of photo and video editing and some writing and wordpressing! Plan your visit one day! The smell of the place is so much like fall with the scent of pumpkin pie candles. The pumpkin bar is the first of many fall treats the cafe is going to have! Stay tuned for more blogs/vlogs and plan your visit to 142-82 Rockaway blvd Jamaica New York 11436. You could also type HopeNYC in the GPS or tell Siri  ” Directions to HopeNYC” and you will see Compass cafe!

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!