It is from this strong history of church planting that CPC has initiated a local church planting and multi-site vision such as to make the Total Christ vision more accessible to either cultural or geographical locations that are presently unreached in greater New Haven. Some of the various cultural and geographical communities include:
Ansonia: Located approximately 12 miles northwest of New Haven with a population of nearly 20,000, Ansonia is a community recognized for its heavy machine manufacturing industry.
Cheshire: A family-oriented community with a population of nearly 30,000, proudly retains its rural characteristics with thousands of acres of open space still with easy access to Hartford and New Haven.
Clinton: With a population of 13,500, beautiful views of Long Island Sound, sunny beaches and historic buildings, this gem of a town is approximately 100 miles from both New York and Boston easily accessible from New Haven, Middletown and New London.
East Haven: With a population of nearly 30,000, and bisected by interstate 95, the town of East Haven is located immediately east of New Haven and is a significant home to retailers large and small.
Fair Haven: A neighborhood located two miles east of the New Haven Green with a population of 14,000, Fair Haven is described “More than any other neighborhood in New Haven, Fair Haven is rooted in and contained within itself for schools, shopping, eating and worship.”
Hamden: With a population of nearly 60,000 and largely developed as a collection of village-like settlements which remain distinct today, Hamden is home to a large part of greater New Haven’s Italian–American community.
Middletown: 22 miles north, northeast of New Haven, and home to Wesleyan University, one of the leading liberal arts institutions in the U.S., Middletown, has population of 50,000, and is home to thriving Cambodian, Tibetan and Hindu communities.
Milford: With seven exits off interstate 95 and located south of New Haven and north of Bridgeport on Long Island Sound, Milford has a population of over 52,000 and is home to over 2,000 businesses large and small.
New London: A seaport city with a population of 28,000 located at the mouth of the Thames River the city is home to Connecticut College, Mitchell College and the United States Coast Guard Academy.
Waterbury: 22 miles north of New Haven, the fifth largest city in Connecticut with a population of over 110,000, Waterbury is known for its advanced technology capabilities and its strong communities and neighborhoods.
Westbrook: Located 28 miles east of New Haven on Long Island Sound with a population of 7,000 is a residential community with one of the highest average household incomes in the state of Connecticut.
West Haven: Four miles southwest of the New Haven Green, one of the state’s oldest settlements though not incorporated until 1961, with a current population of 57,000, West Haven’s economy is dominated by retail trades and services.