Local Outreach – Christ Church at Grove Farm

Local Outreach

urban impact fellows program

The UIF Fellows program offers young adults a one-year fellowship program studying and training under UIF as well as seeking God’s leading and guidance as to their ministry calling. For this year, we are looking for housing for some of our Fellows.

If you would be interested in offering housing, or if you need more information, contact Bruce Volstad at bruce.volstad@uifpgh.org.

The purpose of the Fellows program is to glorify God by facilitating a year-long fellowship program.  The goals for the Fellows program are to:

1) Develop young leaders in Christ.

2) Help young leaders identify and develop their areas of giftedness.

3) Help young leaders identify their calling.

4) Equip young leaders for ministry.

5) Teach young leaders Christian Orthodoxy and Worldview.

6) Help young leaders memorize and meditate on Scripture.

7) Provide experience for young ministers.

8) Develop trained and equipped missionaries for any area of the mission field.

Contact:  Bruce Volstad bruce.volstad@uifpgh.org.



Christ Church at Grove Farm has partnered with Choices Pregnancy Services for many years in the stand against abortion. The Baby Bottle Fundraiser is a way we can all be a part of this partnership together. Our donations from the Baby Bottle campaign will support the life-changing work of choices by meeting the physical and spiritual needs of expectant mothers and fathers, many of whom are broken and who need to hear the hope they can find in Jesus.

More about Choices: For the past 33 years, Choices has been faithfully serving the community by rescuing and saving many lives, as well as sharing the Gospel with everyone who walks through their doors.  The issue of abortion is not one to take lightly.  It is not enough to talk about problems in society like abortion.  Instead, we must pull together in faith to show that there is truly a more excellent way.  We need to take the stand against abortion and be PRO abundant life.

Local Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

We are called to share God’s love in our local community. Get involved by signing up for one of the listed local missions outreaches. We also encourage you to find an organization that God has placed on your heart and begin to serve regularly. Our partner and supported local outreaches are listed below.

To sign up for any of our local outreach opportunities:


Local Outreach Partner

Urban Impact Foundation 

For over 20 years, our principal strategic partnership in the Pittsburgh area is with the Urban Impact Foundation.They are a youth-oriented urban outreach ministry that pursues a holistic and Gospel-centered approach to the challenges facing youth growing up in the inner city neighborhoods that make up the North Side of Pittsburgh.


Local Outreach Organizations We Support