STORIES

As a community, we believe that God works through the everyday lives of ordinary people. Below are some of those stories.

 

TOGETHER IN THIS

 

04.03.16 - 05.22.16

A series dedicated to telling the stories of life change in and through our community. For messages from this series, click here.


10.03.15 - 10.04.15

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR | 2015

 
 

A WEEKEND OF SERVING OUR CITY

On October 3rd and 4th we dedicated an entire weekend to serving our city. Instead of gathering for church, we decided to “be the church” and go beyond the walls of our community and to demonstrate the love of God to our neighbors in practical ways.

 


WHY I GIVE SERIES


WHY I SERVE series


04.12.15 - 05.03.15

CELEBRATION GENEROSITY | 2015

NOMI NETWORK

Nomi Network’s mission is to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking by equipping them with leadership, entrepreneurship, and production skills to become financially independent.

DEFY VENTURES

Defy Ventures works to “transform the hustle” of formerly incarcerated Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) by offering intensive leadership development, Shark Tank-style business plan competitions, executive mentoring, financial investment, and startup incubation.

ORCHARD GROUP / RESTORATION CHURCH

For more than 50 years Orchard Group has planted churches in influential cities in the across America and abroad. Our friend Watson Jones recently started Restoration Church, a creative and diverse community in the city of Philadelphia.


FALL BAPTISMS

11.15.14

 
 

DAY OF SERVICE | 2014

6.21.14

Over 100 people served across Manhattan and Brooklyn with 11 different community organizations. We served almost one thousand meals, planted three community gardens and cared for countless men, women and children living in the margins of our neighborhoods. And that was all in just one day. 

Thank you for helping bring about renewal and restoration here in New York City. Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated by Forefront, the organizations we served and the people they serve.


CELEBRATION GENEROSITY | 2014

Celebration Generosity culminates with the giving of 100% of an extravagant offering to three organizations in New York that are actively "seeking the peace and prosperity of the city."

2.02.14 - 3.02.14

 
 
 

ONE : CELEBRATION  

A night of worship and fun as we celebrated one church and one vision through Forefront Brooklyn's first year as a community and the eight year anniversary of Forefront East Side.

 

9.27.13


COMMON GOOD

During this series, we were able to tell the story of a few members of our community who are living out God's renewal in their everyday lives all over New York City.

7.28.13 - 8.25.13


'HOME'

 
 

Where do your thoughts go you when you hear the word 'home'?

 

Our community speaks to what 'Home' once meant to them, and now living in NYC, how that looks different.


CELEBRATION GENEROSITY | 2013

2.24.13 - 3.24.13

Celebration Generosity culminates with the giving of 100% of an extravagant offering to three organizations in New York that are actively "seeking the peace and prosperity of the city."