Outreach for Hope’s new Urban Internship Fund (UIF) seeks to cultivate future pastoral leaders who have a passion for urban and inner-city ministry. The Urban Internship Fund will award grants to congregations and church-related organizations for programs that offer pastoral ministry internships to seminary students. The Greater Milwaukee Synod and Outreach for Hope are offering the…
Tricklebee Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community cafe located in a food desert (in the Sherman Park area) with the mission of making fresh, healthy and delicious food accessible to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. In addition to serving food, Tricklebee runs a kids’ snack bag program, Healthy Choice workshops, and food service training.
The neighborhood surrounding Village Church is a district frequented by members of a younger generation, with their own spiritual, financial, self-care and addiction issues. Sacred Roots is a worship/Bible study program which is positively impacting these young adults and, through them, the larger community as a whole.
The Urban Retreat Center at Spirit of Peace provides programming that brings together youth and young adults from urban, suburban and rural areas, in conjunction with volunteers and neighborhood partners, to provide leadership training via week-long and weekend retreats.