A number of NCC congregants volunteer
at Grace Place tutoring Hispanic children
and parents. NCC member, Armour Swanson, made the church aware of the critical need for funding and food to meet the needs of the Golden Gate City community impacted by Hurricane Irma. To date the congregation has raised $15,530 and taken numerous household supplies and food to Grace Place. This effort to support Grace Place is ongoing. Contacts for this collaboration are: Armour and Bev Swanson.
GRACE PLACE OPEN HOUSE:
Grace Place extends an invitation to attend an Open House. Enjoy learning about the mission supported by our church. Refreshments will be provided along with an informative tour given by Grace Place Church Council members. Dates and times are: January 23, 9:30 - 11:30 AM or January 25, 3:30 - 5:30 PM.
As part of its outreach sobriety ministry, NCC has dedicated space for AA meetings at the church’s downtown Naples location: 849 7th Avenue Suite 203. Meetings occur at noon daily.
“We are a loved people striving to live in God’s love
in Christ through our collaboration with
like-minded charitable organizations.”
Addressing the needs of the "least of
our brothers and sisters"—the homeless,
the broken, the afflicted and addicted. Through a wide array of ministries, this ministry brings the faith to the pavement, meeting men, women, and families at their point of need. Sign up to volunteer! NCC has a long history of support for St. Matthews House. Past NCC Board President Gary Bruton served as Executive Vice President at St. Matthews House. After Gary’s passing in 2014, NCC raised $25,000 to fund scholarships for graduates of Justin’s Place in Gary’s honor. NCC congregants have donated household goods and clothing to support the Thrift Store as well as towels and toiletries for the homeless. NCC has sponsored tours of St. Matthews to raise awareness and support for the ministry. A number of NCC congregants volunteer at St. Matthews House. Contacts for this collaboration are: Nancy Vandermeer and Julie Becker.
Mision Peniel is a Christ centered, compassionate bridge connecting migrant farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida to faith communities and the world. Since 2009 NCC has raised funds and donated clothing and food for the work of Mision Peniel (located at 208 Boston Avenue in Immokalee). That year the NCC congregation donated $27,000 and again in 2011 $27,890 was raised to sustain the work of Mision Peniel. This season, the congregation will support MP’s Friday delivery of clothes and food on November 3, 2017 and January 31, 2018 from 1PM to 6PM. The congregation has raised money to fund new tennis shoes for farm workers this Fall. During the 2017 Christmas season, NCC will be donating new tennis shoes for children. Contacts for this collaboration are: Barbara and Paul Johnson. Work day at Mision Peniel in Immokalee, Friday, January 26. Sign up at Mission's table. See Paul or Barbara Johnson for more information.
NEWS: MISION PENIEL OPEN HOUSE
Open House at Mision Peniel, Sunday, February 11, 2-4:30 PM, 208 Boston Avenue, Immokalee, FL. All are invited to meet the staff, tour the mission and community and experience the culture of the Farmworker Community.
Pastor Kirt Anderson delivered goods and a check to Grace Place on Thursday, October 5, 2017. (With Grace Place's CFO – Dave Tobiasz.)
849 7th Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
Also in support of the outreach sobriety ministry, NCC has dedicated office space for Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG) on the 2nd Wednesday of the month starting January 10, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the church’s location in Suite 203.
In 2006-2007 when NCC was founded, NCC raised $50,000 to fund a Habitat home. On the 10th anniversary of the church’s founding, NCC raised $56,000 to pay for the materials to build another Habitat home. www.habitatcollier.org
NEWS: Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication!
Saturday, February 3, 10 AM
The Ramirez family's home will be dedicated in Legacy Lakes (map on Mission table).
Genibet and her two teenage children, Christian and Jennifer say they have been blessed by their partnership with NCC in building their new home. They will be honored to have the opportunity to personally thank those who attend. You have made it possible for their dream of owning a home of their own to come true.