FAQ

 

Role of CCEM

Is CCEM a company sponsored Employee Resource Group (ERG)?

     CCEM is not an EM Employee Resource Group.

Who are the members of CCEM?

     CCEM is a community of Christian believers on the Houston Campus including Hughes Landing.

What is the role of CCEM?

     CCEM exists to connect and encourage Christians to live out their faith in the
workplace.

Who is the CCEM Core Team?

     A group of EM volunteers working on their personal time to manage CCEM
functions at the EM Campus and the website. 
Contact us if you would like
more information.

What is the geographic scope of CCEM?

     CCEM was created with a focus on the Houston Campus, however all are welcome to subscribe to our newsletter.

Can other EM employees outside of Houston also access CCEM
material and website?

     CCEM is a public website and is accessible to anyone with internet access.

 

What denomination is CCEM?

     CCEM is biblically based and founded on the Apostles Creed. We do not focus on a specific denomination. Everyone is welcome to attend events and studies!

 

 

 

 

 

Risk of Participation

Do I risk career persecution for participating in CCEM events?

Does EM allow me to participate in prayer meetings, Bible studies and other Christian activities in the workplace?

     CCEM abides by ExxonMobil policies and maintains open lines of communication with EM Management and HR to ensure that CCEM
activities are appropriate for the workplace.

     EM does not discourage participation in religious activities as long as the events abide by ExxonMobil policies. If you would like to learn more about ExxonMobil’s “Guidance on Religious Activities in the Workplace,” please contact your HR representative.

 

As a supervisor, do I risk appearance and/or allegations of favoritism?

     Supervisors are expected to treat all their employees on the basis of merit without any appearance of favoritism.

     Managers are encouraged to contact their HR representative to review the “Guidance on Religious Activities in the Workplace”.

Is it allowed to use Company assets for religious activities in the workplace?

 

 

     A minimal level of incidental personal use of the Internet and e-mail is acceptable. The de minimis use of Company assests (computer, iDevice, meeting room, projection equipment, and other related) is allowed as long as they are in accordance with local laws and in compliance with EM policies and guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCEM Membership

What is expected of me if I sign-up to join CCEM?

     There are no obligation for being a member of CCEM.

     Instead, members will have the opportunity to connect and fellowship with other believers in the workplace.

     Our hope and prayer is that members will connect and encourage one another in the community.

     CCEM members will receive communications about Christian events in the workplace including but not limited to Bible studies and prayer groups.

How is my information used by CCEM?

     Your information is only used to send periodic CCEM communications to you.  The information is not shared outside of the select group of core group volunteers who manage the communications and website.

How does CCEM ensure that privacy is protected?

Where is my sign-up information stored?


Your information is stored in a secure site and is only accessible to a subset of the core team that manages CCEM communication.

How does CCEM ensure that its website is not hacked by cyber criminals?

   We regularly conduct security reviews and penetration tests in order to ensure that data is kept private.

 

 

 

 

CCEM Support & Activities

If I have a prayer request, can CCEM pray for me?

 

   We believe the battle is fought on our knees and the most important work we can do is to pray for one another. We would love to pray for and with you if you submit your request here.

How are the prayer requests handled?

     All prayers are handled with discretion and privacy; they are not published on the CCEM website and only shared with the CCEM Prayer Team (a subset of the CCEM core team).

     The CCEM Prayer Team prays over the requests submitted through the website.

What activities does CCEM directly handle?

     Besides the Website and newletters, the CCEM Core Team also hosts a few events including Bring Your Bible to Work Day, National Day of Prayer and a Christmas party.

   CCEM also posts other Christian events such as bible studies, prayer groups etc. on its website to facilitate connection and encouragement of believers on the Houston Campus.

How are CCEM events, like the Christmas Party, funded?

   All CCEM events are primarily funded by unsolicited giving of other Christian believers.

If I want to financially support CCEM, how can I proceed?

   We would welcome your gift to support CCEM. See details at this link. If you have any questions, please contact us or reach out to a lead at an event or Bible study that you attend. Please note that gifts to CCEM are not tax deductible.

If I want to consider starting a Bible study or prayer group at campus, what
support can CCEM provide?

     CCEM’s role is to connect and encourage Christians to live out their faith in the workplace. CCEM does not run bible studies or prayer groups, but can point you to others who can share from their experience and guide you accordingly.