Urban Ministry Division

Glorifying God by providing resources, relationships, coaching, and support to city ministries across the US


Serving Urban Ministry Leaders through

01. Speaking

Offering decades of personal experience, our Urban Ministry Representatives can teach or preach on topics relevant to the challenges you are facing in urban ministry.

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02. Training

By providing short-term training, we can serve local ministries who are committed to development. Our Keystone Urban Institute classes and Shepherds Global Classroom (SGC) materials offer practical and relevant tools for urban ministry.

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03. Coaching

Through our coaching ministry, we walk the road with you, assessing your situation and providing you with supportive relationships. We are happy to guide local leaders who embrace our values, through a process of personal development and ministry strategy. While we are not experts, we are willing to share in your journey of development.

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04. Networking and Community

Through our fellowship and training events and our social media platform, we create opportunities for you to participate in community and connect with other urban ministry leaders.

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Director of Urban Ministry division

Eric & Rachelle Himelick

Eric and Rachelle Himelick serve as Director of Urban Ministry and Director of Development for EFM. They live with their children at Victory Acres Farm in Upland, IN.

Urban Ministry Division



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