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Hope for Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ

Hope for Atlantic City is a Christian Community Development Association that engages, invests in and empowers our neighbors to restore dignity and bring economic stability to our community for the glory of God through Jesus Christ.

New City Fellowship | Atlantic City, NJ

Equip your team with a vision for racial reconciliation, cross-cultural urban ministry, mercy and development ministry among the poor, and joy in worship in Atlantic City, NJ.

Join with New City Fellowship of AC, Hope for Atlantic City (HFAC), and Mission to North America to assist in the evangelism and development of urban neighborhoods in Atlantic City. Our focus rests on the Chelsea Heights neighborhood of AC as well as North Maryland Ave. (known as “back Maryland”) section of the city. NCF and HFAC seek to be a bridge to all of the residents and provide mercy and development opportunities for the future of the neighborhood.

Ministry Overview

In reliance upon the grace of God we desire to establish a cross cultural worshipping community, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which will produce equipped, maturing disciples who become God’s instruments of grace, justice, and mercy and to help plant like minded churches throughout the Atlantic City region and beyond.

There are a number of ways you can partner with us to reach this great city with the gospel in word and deed.

  • Bring an Urban Ministry Team for a week of ministry in the summer.

  • Bring an Urban Ministry Team for a weekend in the Fall, Winter, or Spring.

  • Donate to NCF of AC

  • Donate to HFAC



Summer Urban Ministry Team


To assist in the evangelism and development of selected AC neighborhoods and to give your team a vision for racial reconciliation, ministry to the poor, joy in worship and urban mercy ministry that your team can replicate once they return home.


Teams will stay in our church building.

  • Pillows and blankets/sleeping bags are required (air mattresses strongly suggested).


  • All meals are provided. Delicious food is prepared and served for dinner. Breakfast meals are self-serve. Mid-day meals are prepared in advance and taken to the work sites.

Typical Schedule

Arrive Saturday evening and leave the following Saturday morning – 7 days (this may be adjusted depending on specific group needs). Check-in and logistics orientation conducted Saturday evening. No meal provided on Saturday.

Worship at New City Fellowship, meals, and ministry orientation.



  • Morning Devotionals

  • Work Projects

  • Lunch on site

  • Clean-up time

  • Supper together

  • Children’s Bible Club

  • Evening wrap up time

  • Daily debriefing. Typically, Wednesday day is available to enjoy the beach and go clamming with Bible clubs after dinner.

Group Dynamics

Team size: Varies.

Age: Sr. High age and above. One adult to every five teenagers is required. Adults of all ages are welcome.

Leadership: Group leaders must be present with the group at all times. If young men and women are along, at least one male and one female leader must also accompany the group.


You need to have adequate transportation while in the city. Vans are recommended.


$350 per participant

This includes resource materials, housing and lodging. Everything you will need while participating. Fees are paid directly to Hope of AC. The fees you pay are for the sole purpose of covering costs for the ministry or church with whom you are serving; MNA receives no income or financial benefit from the fees you pay.

$325 non-refundable deposit

This is required to reserve a date for your team. Deposits are recommended as early as possible in the year to reserve dates.


Spending money is appropriate but not necessary.

Weekend Urban Ministry Teams

We welcome groups of any size to help rehabilitate lower income homes throughout the fall, winter, and spring seasons.

Usually teams arrive on Friday night, serve Saturday and join us for worship and a fellowship meal on Sunday. Price for weekend trips is $100.00 per person.

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