849 7th Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
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.
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
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.
NCC volunteers loading the boxes for transport to The Shelter.
The first Honor Flight for Naples
Community Church will take place on
Saturday, September 29, 2018. Our Korean
Veteran Rich Pettingill, will be accompanied
by his guardian, Kirt Anderson. The flight on a special American Airlines plane just for the Veterans, Guardians and Honor Flight staff departs RSW at 6:00 am that morning. After a full day of touring down town Washington and visiting the World War Two Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial and the United States Marine Corps Memorial with lunch and dinner as part of the day, the return flight lands at RSW at 8:45 pm that evening. For NCC congregants interested and wanting to welcome them back, a bus will be available to RSW and return after the ceremony and hoopla at the Airport. (photos to follow soon!)
“We are a loved people striving to live in God’s love
in Christ through our collaboration with
like-minded charitable organizations.”
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. The congregation has supported MP’s Friday delivery of clothes and food throughout various date in 2017 and 2018. The congregation has raised money to fund new tennis shoes for farm workers this Fall. During the 2017 Christmas season, NCC donated new tennis shoes for children. Contact for this mission is Linda Ralston.
Korean Veteran Rich Pettingill and Kirt Anderson
Pastor Kirt Anderson delivered goods and a check to Grace Place on Thursday, October 5, 2017. (With Grace Place's CFO – Dave Tobiasz.)
The NCC congregation is contributing 100 backpacks filled with school supplies to The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. The Shelter provides backpacks, school supplies and other necessary items so that children identified by The Shelter can return to school with what they need.