Arlington Presbyterian Church ended up selling its property, which enabled the construction of 173 apartments reserved for low-income families, seniors and those with disabilities, green space for the community and space for its community partner La Cocina, a bilingual training center addressing social issues around food. The church now rents space on the first floor of the building and lives out God’s radical call to “love neighbor as you love yourself” by providing support, financial and otherwise, to local organizations working with those in their community.
Church of the Messiah seeks to empower their community with spiritual and entrepreneurial skills to enhance quality of life and overcome poverty through community development and empowerment, and a host of entrepreneurial and educational initiatives.
The Connecticut Conference of Churches bought, renovated and created the 224 Ecospace as a new economic model and way to support the work of coming alongside churches.
Harvest Hands is a catalyst for Christ-centered, holistic community development working alongside neighbors to further education, healthy living, spiritual formation and economic development in South Nashville.
The Boston Faith and Justice Network works to equip Christians for economic discipleship and cultivates congregational capacity and unity between mainline and evangelical Christians.
Canaan Community Church exemplifies the commitment to neighborhood that is emblematic of Parish Collective’s work.
FaithAction International House serves and advocates alongside thousands of new immigrants while educating and connecting North Carolina's diverse communities across lines of culture and faith, turning strangers into neighbors.
San Antonio Mennonite Church is a traditional congregation shaped by the realities of immigration taking place along the southern border of our country.
Baptist Student Ministry of the Rio Grande Valley serves students, faculty and staff at five colleges on the Mexico border; together they learn that the border crossings that are part of their daily lives is a strength as they live in other cultures.
Matryoshka Haus is a community of social entrepreneurs addressing significant social challenges and issues through their own ventures and by helping others design projects through the lens of an alternative economic imagination.
First Nations Kitchen is a ministry of All Saint’s Episcopal Indian Mission that serves weekly healthy, organic, traditional indigenous food in a welcoming, family environment.
The Grove reinvented itself from the former “Hickory Grove Presbyterian Church,” a primarily white congregation with declining membership and an aging congregation, into a revitalized and diverse congregation that knows, embraces and reflects its neighborhood.
Mowtown Teen Lawn Care and Youth Ministry Innovators is a for-profit company in partnership with Columbia Presbyterian Church. Matt Overton serves as the associate pastor at Columbia and is the owner of Mowtown.
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