We are a small church in terms of membership, building, and budget – but we give back to our community as much as possible with what we have. You are welcome to learn more about the organizations we support here, and to donate or get involved yourself.

 

http://nlcommunitymealcenter.org/images_nav/logo.pngThe New London Community Meal Center, aka the Soup Kitchen, provides free, hot meals to anyone who needs one with no questions asked. They have been feeding the hungry for many years, and are always looking for donations and volunteers!

 

The Interfaith Food Locker of Waterford offers opportunities to donate food that is distributed to low-income families in our communities. There is always a need for those who have fallen on hard times!

 

Habitat for Humanity builds affordable housing for people in need and addresses the housing crisis in this country. Recipients work alongside professionals and volunteers to contribute “sweat equity” as part of an affordable payment plan.

 

 

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Presbyterian Promise is committed to equality and civil rights in the church, particularly for our LGBTQ sisters and brothers. They perform education and outreach oriented around the message of the gospel, and strive to live out the command to love one’s neighbor as oneself.

 

 

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The Homeless Hospitality Center provides food, shelter, and assistance finding jobs to the homeless in our local communities. They are also active in seeking to address the underlying causes of homelessness. Volunteers and other forms of support are always appreciated!

 

 

Image result for presbyterian disaster assistancePresbyterian Disaster Assistance is an arm of the Presbyterian Church that delivers humanitarian aid all over the world — to survivors of floods, hurricanes, fires, wars, epidemics, and all kinds of crises (natural or human-caused). They send not only money and goods, but also volunteers to places across the globe.

 

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The Haitian Health Foundation exists to promote community development in Haiti — especially for women and children — by providing better education and healthcare. Although they are a small organization, they are committed to taking on the conditions that create chronic poverty and inequality.

 

 

The Presbyterian Immigrant Ministry provides spiritual guidance, ministry, and services to undocumented immigrants who find themselves jailed for being in the U.S. illegally.

 

Image result for equal exchange coffeeEqual Exchange is a fair-trade organization dedicated to providing products for which workers get paid a living wage. They trade especially in coffee and chocolate. Our church offers a kiosk where you can buy goodies and support a great cause!