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Urban Resurrection (URCDC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit community development corporation formed to address the financial, social and spiritual ills that plague urban communities in Central Ohio. The purpose of the CDC is to expand the work of the faith community into the community at large by providing for the needs of human beings as outlined in scripture, particularly the Gospel of St. Matthew 25:35-40.

We endeavor to:


Provide - for the immediate needs of our fellow human beings.


Empower - them with necessary education, skills, and resources to provide for their own needs.


Elevate - them from a position of dependence to a life of self- sufficiency.


Motivate - them to in-return, reach back and assist others in their community to achieve the same.​

The scope of services include:

  • Human 

  • Education

  • Health

  • Legal 

  • Community Development

  • Personal Development

  • Economic Development

In partnership with Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, the following programs fall under Urban Resurrection CDC: 

  • Missions & Hunger Outreach

  • Food Pantry/Clothing Bank

  • Financial Assistance

  • Youth Education:  

    • SMART Summer Enrichment Program

    • Destiny's Child After-School Tutoring

  • Youth Mentoring:

    • Generation of Gentlemen (G.O.G.)

    • Standing Tall and Righteous (S.T.A.R) 

  • Health Education

  • Legal Clinic

  • Political & Social Justice

  • Prison Outreach



Employees, volunteers and interns at URCDC have a responsibility to:

• Respect diversity and not condone or engage in discrimination based on age, color, culture, disability, ethnic group, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or socioeconomic status;

• Respect differences by attempting to understand the diverse cultural backgrounds of the customers with whom they work, including learning how one’s own cultural/ethnic/racial identity impacts his/her values and beliefs;

• Inform customers of the purposes, goals, techniques, procedures, limitations, potential risks and benefits of services to be performed and other pertinent information;

• Offer customer the freedom to choose whether to enter into service programs, and an explanation of any restrictions that limit choices.

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