Detroit

Bringing the Hope of Jesus No Matter the Cost

For many years, friends and ministry partners have asked me to write our story, sharing the inspiration that our story has brought to them. Some say it has proven God’s faithfulness. Others say is has proven that the Jesus of scripture truly is “the same yesterday, today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). Still others say that…

Adopt-a-Family in Detroit 2020

The Adopt-a-Family Christmas outreach in Detroit was miraculous from the beginning! We did not think that we would be able to put this outreach together at all. Then one phone call in October changed everything. The phone call opened the door for UHM to partner with ATI Physical Therapy Clinics in Metro Detroit to provide…

A Year of Blessing

When New Year’s 2020 approached, I heard many speaking about 2020 being “the year of clear vision.” Instead, this has been a year of pandemic, economic troubles, racial strife and deep political divisions in our nation. Fear and uncertainty have touched all levels of our society. This is not at all what any of us…

Kingdom Partnership

We have visited many homeless ministries over the years, but none like 2nd Chance. Pastor Kootama used to work on the Chrysler assembly line. He took the buy-out and used the money to begin a ministry to the homeless in Southwest Detroit. His approach was not to establish a place for them to sleep and…

Dr. Grassano Receives Prestigious Honor

The Spirit of Detroit Award  was presented by the City Council of Detroit to Dr. Tom Grassano, founder and executive director of Urban Harvest Ministries. The presentation reads: Spirit of Detroit Award is presented herewith as an expression of the gratitude and esteem of the citizens of Detroit to Dr. Tom Grassano in recognition of exceptional…

REPORT: Hope For The City 2017

Fall – 2017 By God’s Divine Plan…   Urban Harvest has been penetrating some of the darkest, most violent and most desperate communities of Detroit, reminiscent of Fort Apache (the South Bronx) when we began ministering there 25 years ago. We are still deeply engaged in outreach, so this report will be brief. Here are some…

Hope For The City – 2016 Recap

Detroit: July 15 – July 29, 2016 Hope for the City We had an amazing outreach this past summer. God worked through the hearts and hands of His people in such loving ways that there are just too many stories to share. Here at Urban Harvest Ministries, we continue to be astounded at His provision…