I love the fact that New City Neighbors integrates the gospel in every part of its programming. Our relationship with God through Jesus, and how that’s to be lived every day, is a key part of everything at NCN. New City Neighbors shows how theology is to be lived, not...

I love how New City Neighbors hires high school students on the farm.  I also love the summer because I get to wake up and work with plants.  Before New City Neighbors I was shy and didn’t want to start a conversation.  After the first year, I have changed and...

I love that New City Neighbors is dedicated to loving children through real relationships and building the life skills necessary to be an agent of God’s renewal in this world. I also love the food that comes from New City Neighbors.  Being a part of New City...

I love that we are building programs and creating an environment that makes our community a better and more fun place. I love the positive vibes and the feeling of having a family.  New City Neighbors has helped me care more about others.  It has helped me learn how...

Help us to plant new Seeds of Growth

Dear Friends, A teacher at Kent Hills Elementary School noticed that William was doing really well in school this year, showing improvement in both his grades and behavior. She pulled him aside to encourage him and asked, “What is different this year?  What helped you...

Meet Holly: Our New Program Director!

  We are thrilled to introduce to you our new Program Director, Holly Hetherington!  Holly began working with us this week and we are getting things ready for New City Afterschool to begin on Tuesday, October 18th.  You can let Holly know if you’d like to...

Meet the New City Bakery Director!

New City Neighbors is proud to introduce to you our Bakery Director for the summer, Avrey Smith!  As you’ll read below, Avrey has been a huge part of New City Neighbors for a number of years and we are thrilled that he will be leading New City Bakery this summer.  You...

Reflections on Nine Years and Leaving

April 1st marks the ninth anniversary of New City Neighbors. Nine years represents a quarter of my life, and nearly all of my hair loss. I didn’t know what I was doing when we launched New City Neighbors, and in many ways, I feel like I’m still finding my way. Every...

New Year Resolutions

2016: Eating more ice cream, praying, and getting good grades… Want to join us?           Here are the new year resolutions our second graders have this year: “Eat more ice cream” x 3 “Drink more water” “Eat healthy foods” “Learn more” “Do...

Christmas Reflections

The season of Advent is drawing to a close. I’ve never fully appreciated Advent like I have this year. At the church I attend, our advent series has been entitled Waiting… with ever week a different focus. We’ve talked about waiting in the dark, waiting in exile,...