Category: Local

  • Something new is happening…

    Something new is happening…

    Yesterday, we concluded the “Woven” series with some special guests from the City of Hampton. Dr. Kelli Cedo (Principal, Forrest Elementary School), Councilman Will Moffett, Vice Mayor Linda Curtis, and Assistant City Manager Steve Bond all came to share their appreciation for New Covenant’s partnership, especially our recent involvement with Forrest Elementary School. Beneath their long […]

  • NCC Supports Literacy Event at Forrest Elementary

    NCC Supports Literacy Event at Forrest Elementary

    It was our privilege to be at Forrest Elementary tonight to participate in the ‘Spotlight on Reading’ event for their kindergarten and first grade students! Thank you to everyone who came!

  • Let’s Do Lunch!

    Let’s Do Lunch!

    Most of you are aware of NCC’s long-standing partnership with HELP through our support of the Night’s Welcome winter shelter program for the homeless of our community.  However, you may not be familiar with NCC’s support of HELP’s Loaves and Fishes lunch program. Loaves and Fishes is held for one hour at noon every Friday […]

  • Dream Center (Prom Dress Event)

    Dream Center (Prom Dress Event)

    Picture this: David’s Bridal dress shop meets TLC’s “Say Yes To The Dress” meets Fantasy Faire Royal Hall at Disney.  Most of the ladies in this crowd can appreciate the joy that this image portrays. On Friday, April 15th the Peninsula Dream Center greeted 115 high school senior girls and their guests with a heart […]

  • A Whole Lotta VBS

    A Whole Lotta VBS

    The Great Wall of China, hot air balloons, Mount Everest, tropical rain forests, deep dark caves.  What do these things have in common?  They have all been key themes to our VBS programs.  And they are just a tip of the iceberg in regards to the level of epicness (it’s a word, I promise) we […]

  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

      I always knew God called us to be His hands and feet. I just never imagined it would involve cross-dressing.  It was only women’s shoes… the horror, the horror!  Why couldn’t it be walk a mile in her blouse and skirt?  I mean, really… how do you ladies walk in those things?  My walking […]

  • “I was a stranger and you welcomed me…”

    “I was a stranger and you welcomed me…”

    The 2015-2016 “A Night’s Welcome” winter shelter program has come to an end with New Covenant Church hosting the final week of the season.  Thanks to the more than 80 youth and adult volunteers who put in more than 800 combined hours to share the love of Jesus Christ with the homeless of our community.  […]

  • Night’s Welcome Needs You

    Night’s Welcome Needs You

    A Night’s Welcome Winter Shelter program for the homeless in which area congregations rotate hospitality providing shelter, dinner and breakfast meals during the cold winter months.  Doors open at 6 pm (1 hr earlier) and close at 7 am the next morning. Each guest has a detailed case management intake sheet completed and they are evaluated for additional […]