One of our core values is that we are FOR OUR CITY - and by that, we mean we believe: First, The Church should be known by what it is for instead of what it’s against. Secondly, a church should strive to make an impact in the city it is located in.
we have been
For Our City
2017 – started weekly character development initiative at Denbigh High School, peak participation to date has been 100 students at a weekly meeting. Initiative is still ongoing and is supported by several organizations.
2018 – 970 volunteer hours and $7,500 invested into the City of Newport News during For Our City Week. Projects performed supported Newport News Public Schools, Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, Serve the City and others.
2019 – Over 1,500 volunteer hours and $10,000 invested into the City of Newport News during For Our City Week. Projects performed supported Newport News Public Schools, Boys and Girls Club, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Fear2Freedom, Peninsula Rescue Mission and others. Non-profit company, For Our City, stood up in October 2019.·
Overall we have partnered with performed projects for over 20 organizations by investing over 3,000 volunteer hours and giving over $20,000 supporting those projects.
Where WE ARE GOING
2020 – Over 3,000 volunteer hours and $21,000 invested into the City of Newport News during For Our City Week.
2022 – Over 8,000 volunteer hours and $56,000 invested into the City of Newport News.
How YOU Can Play a Part?
For Our City exists to provide opportunities for stakeholders across the City of Newport News to demonstrate love in a tangible way through acts of service and financial contributions with the goal of enriching lives across Newport News.
We believe that many hands make light work and that working to create a thriving Newport News is a responsibility we should all do our part in.
Opportunities are often and vary depending on the season. Let us know if you'd like to get involved by contacting Cary Jones!