Good Neighbor Day!

September 28th is

National Good Neighbor Day!

And we want to celebrate it with you!  

In Matthew 28, Jesus said… “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’

At Into The Neighborhood, our mission is Loving God. Loving Neighbor, Equipping others to do the same. Sending them out. Our vision is to mobilize prepared people to live our God’s mission for their lives and reclaim, restore and rebuild the landscape of their community.

Our current ‘neighborhoods’ consist of 3 populations:

Southern Barton Heights – Miss Marti’s House

This is where we live and our way of life is based on Romans 12:1-2 (MSG)

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.

For more information, read here.

Richmond City Justice Center – Hope Works!

Coming alongside men and women who live in the Richmond City Jail by:

  • facilitating Jobs for Life, a biblically based job preparation program.
  • partnering with Entrust Federal Credit Union to teach Faith and Finances, a biblically based financial education class.
  • meeting the practical needs of the men and women, like Get Clean! Bags. (click here for more information>> Get Clean!

For more information, read here.

Women who are homeless or on a low/restricted income – Mardi Bras RVA

Annual gathering to collect bras, underwear, pads, tampons and more for teenagers and women who are in need.

For more information, read here.

Ways You Can Celebrate with Us

In honor of National Good Neighbor Day…

  • Would you do something to bless one of your neighbors this week?
  • Would you consider sharing how a neighbor has blessed you or someone else and linking this page so others will do the same?
  • would you consider giving to support God’s work in these neighborhoods?  If so, you can give here:  Giving
  • Recently, a neighbor of one of our supporters gave to Into The Neighborhood in her honor.  Maybe you will want to do the same!
  • NOTE: Be sure to tag #ITNGoodNeighborDay2016 so we can read them all.

Thanks for sharing!!!

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