About Us

Vision: Every church a center of hope and healing.

Mission: United we will go: Serve the whole person through Christ-centered ministries.

Core Values: Love – Compassion – Justice.

Goals:

  1. Empower individuals to improve their lifestyle.
  2. Equip leaders to serve the whole person.
  3. Encourage partnership and build bridges between church and community.
  4. Facilitate community development by completing needed infrastructure projects.

Pr Everette B Samuel

[Community Services Director]

Yurileymi Rivas

[Administrative Assistant]
New York Food Programs
Snap-NY City
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L.I. Cares
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Snap-NY State
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Food Program Starter Kit - Food Pantry
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Food Safety Guide For Workrs
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Food Pantry Sign - In Sheet Print Out
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(CFC) Community Food Connection - Application
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New York Adventist Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens
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Asylum Seekers Clothing Drop Off
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ACS Reports
Community Services Church Leader Registration
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Community Services Church Report
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Adventist Community Services/Health Ministries

1. Empower individuals to improve their lifestyle
How:

  • Adopt and implement Christ-centered literacy enrichment seminars.
  • Implement recovery programs such as the NAD’s Journey to Wholeness a Christ- centered approach to help addicts (12 Step program).
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support to those in crisis.
  • Form support groups.

2. Equip leaders to serve the whole person
How:

  • Continue to sponsor the following trainings:
    – Non-Profit Leadership Certification.
    – Emotional & Spiritual Care Certification.
    – Disaster Response & Preparedness.
  • Provide training to integrate inter-departmental ministries.
  • Provide Cultural Diversity Training.
  • Train local leaders to facilitate centers of hope and healing.
  • Identify and train area coordinators to assist local church directors.
  • Encourage collaboration and sharing of resources among local churches.

3. Encourage partnership & build bridges between church and community
How:

  • Strive to conduct needs assessment to better serve our community.
  • Encourage churches to use the “Wellness on the Go Van” to bring hope and healing
    to the community.
  • Encourage churches to use the “Shower of Blessing Van” to reach the homeless and
    migrant community.
  • The “Wellness on the Go Center” will facilitate REST:
    – R. Recovery ( Journal to Wholeness – 12 Step Addiction Program).
    – E. Emotional Healing (Social services to provide counseling).
    – S. Spiritual/Social (Lectures on social & spiritual issues).
    – T. Trauma (Reflections on how trauma affects mental and physical health).
  • Adopt and implement an on-going cycle of health evangelism to reach the community.
  • Partner with schools to implement ESL classes.
  • Partner with Northeastern Conference, Atlantic Union, NAD and other Adventist institutions to reach targeted goals.
  • Partner with hospitals and other organizations to host health fairs, health screening, and lectures; and advocate for better health programs.
  • Continue to partner with Team TLC, a non-profit organization, to serve asylum seekers.
  • Partner with local school systems, social service providers, hospitals, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses and community groups, etc.
  • Search for applicable grants to support the programs of GNYC.
  • Support all evangelism programs of GNYC.

4. Engage in community development to complete infrastructure
Complete infrastructure projects that further community development.
How:

  • Wellness on the Go center – Queens.
  • Health Clinic – Brooklyn.
  • Distribution Center – Bronx.
  • Health Evangelism Training Center.
  • Relief Resources for Local churches.
  • Thrift Store.
Events

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