Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a unique vehicle for people to put their faith and love into action. Building with Habitat gives people of all faiths an opportunity to step outside their place of worship and create a community of compassion through service.
Above all, Habitat for Humanity is a partnership founded on common ground—bridging theological differences by putting love into action. Right here in the Denver metropolitan area, Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Atheists are partnering together to build homes for people in need.
Habitat believes everyone can use a hammer as an instrument to manifest God’s love. While we may disagree on many issues, we can agree that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. And when we work together to build homes, we begin to build a society defined by compassion, mutual respect, and unity.
If you would like more information about building on faith with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, please contact Molly McNerney, Faith Relations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone 720-496-2714.
Current Faith Partners
This group of Presbyterian churches of the Denver Presbytery has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver since 1995.
This coalition of Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, and Unitarian Universalist congregations has built Habitat homes together while building a foundation for interfaith trust, communication and understanding.
The Holy Hammers coalition is comprised of seventeen Lutheran congregations in the Metro Denver area and has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver since 1997.
This interfaith coalition focuses its efforts in Jefferson County and every year turns pumpkins into houses with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver.
The Habitat Helpers consists of Catholic, Baptist and non-denominational churches and has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver since 2003.
This coalition consists of fourteen Christian churches from Castle Rock to Golden and has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver since 1998.
The Miracle Workers is the newest faith coalition partner and is made up of eight Lutheran congregations on the west side of Denver.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a not-for-profit financial services membership organization committed to stabilize, strengthen and secure communities by creating affordable housing in partnership with low-income families through Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity.
Additional Faith Opportunities
- Building on Faith Committee
The Building on Faith Committee of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver consists of lay representatives from each faith coalition who meet monthly with the Faith Relations Manager, Interfaith Relations AmeriCorps/VISTA, Faith Relations Intern, and other Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver staff.
- Month of Gratitude Calendar
Originally intended to be used in conjunction with Lent the Month of Gratitude Calendar evolved as a wonderful tool for any congregation to use with any constituency to highlight the need for safe, decent, affordable shelter and our respective faith imperatives to help our neighbors in need. To access the Month of Gratitude Calendar, please click here.
- Interfaith Pilot Project
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver was one of six affiliates (Atlanta, Denver, Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle) chosen nationwide to participate in the Habitat for Humanity International Interfaith Pilot Project. A new Interfaith Toolkit will be published as a result of this partnership.
"I told them that the hand of my God had been gracious upon me, and also the words the king had spoken to me. Then they said, 'Let us start building!' So they committed themselves to the common good." -Nehemia 2:18