Together We Stand

Founded in 1987 by Lynn and Suzanne Groce, Christians Concerned for the Community partners with local churches, organizations, and government agencies to help meet the practical, spiritual, and human development needs of Alachua County, FL.


Christians Concerned for the Community is a 501(C)(3) tax-deductible charitable nonprofit affiliated with the Christian Community Development Association. Our philosophy is guided by the eight principles of Christian Community Development.

Our Mission

Expressing the love of God by equipping the Church to help people.

Our Vision

Seeing the Christian community in Alachua County, FL become more unified in loving and serving our neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ, contributing to our community flourishing.

Our Principles

Faith in God the Father, Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and the Holy Spirit.

Living out faith in Christ in community with believers and our neighbors.

Modeling Jesus Christ’s lifestyle of loving, teaching, and serving.

Christian Community Development is our guiding philosophy.

Our poor, elderly, and disabled neighbors deserve respect and concern. God’s love can be responsibly portrayed through acts of service to individuals in need.

Our Neighbors

Christians Concerned for the Community focuses on empowering our neighbors in crisis, neighbors who are seniors, and neighbors who have medical disabilities. At no cost, we serve a diverse population of neighbors in Alachua County regardless of age, income, race, ethnicity, culture, sex, gender, marital status, religion, political affiliation, or nationality.