The vision of L.A.M.P. is to impact the City of Pittsburgh, one student at a time, by matching a church (or churches) with a specific Pittsburgh public school to serve and provide mentors to the school’s students.
OrphanCare Ministry www.nworphancare.org
This North Way ministry works to encourage, educate, and empower the Church to care for orphans, both locally and globally.
House of Manna www.houseofmanna.org
House of Manna serves the community of Homewood and teaches the love of God by offering many opportunities for study, fellowship, and spiritual growth. NWCC serves meals at the weekly Friday night gatherings every other month, and there are many other opportunities to be involved.
Light of Life www.lightoflife.org
A Christ-centered ministry, Light of Life Rescue Mission provides food, shelter and life-saving programs for the poor, homeless and addicted with a vision to build disciples for the Kingdom of God among this population.
Family Guidance www.familyguidance.net
Family Guidance is committed to supporting children and restoring families of all cultures in western Pennsylvania by working in concert with local churches and communities to share the love of Jesus Christ through building meaningful relationships with God and others. Their initiatives include: Y.E.S., an after-school program for urban youth; Promise Camp, a camping ministry for at-risk youth; One-to-One, a youth mentoring program; and L.A.M.P. (Learning Assistance and Mentoring Partnerships)
Women’s Choice Network www.mypregnancycenter.org
Women's Choice Network’s medical and ministry centers offer free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases and related issues. Their desire is to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life.
Pittsburgh Kids Foundation www.pittsburghkidsfoundation.org
The Pittsburgh Kids Foundation is for youth pastors, churches, and anyone who is interested in reaching kids for Jesus and helping to expand the Kingdom of God in Pittsburgh and beyond. They have been actively involved in the lives of Haitian orphans and the people of Haiti for over 15 years.
Food Bank Ministry
North Way partners with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank with a food pantry located at the Wexford campus. From noon-2pm on the second Thursday of the month, the food pantry stores and distributes food to individuals who need food assistance. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Printable Wexford Partners PDF
Urban Impact invests in the lives of at-risk children, youth and their families on the North Side of Pittsburgh
to develop mature, responsible followers of Christ.
Open Hand www.openhandpittsburgh.org
The ministry of Open Hand rehabs or reconstructs vacant houses in the economically challenged Pittsburgh
neighborhoods of Garfield and East Liberty to provide low/moderate-income, disadvantaged families the opportunity
for affordable homeownership and help them move into their first home.
Garfield Urban Farm
Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of abandoned/unused
land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and empower the citizens of the East
End neighborhood of Garfield.
Ambassadors in Sport www.aisint.org
Led by Lenny Muckle, Ambassadors in Sport’s mission is communicating the gospel through soccer. The ministry
works with volunteers from Pittsburgh-area churches to provide soccer clinics and leagues in the East End and on
the North Side. The Open Door Presbyterian Church in East Liberty is closely connected with this ministry.
The CCO is a campus ministry that partners with churches, colleges and organizations to develop men and women who
live out their Christian faith in every area of life. Through athlete ministries, bible studies, church involvement,
leadership training, outdoor leadership opportunities, mission trips and more, CCO develops programs specifically-tailored
to each partner church and campus. Many of our students from Oakland and East End campuses are connected heavily.
CRU is the college campus outreach wing of Campus Crusade for Christ International. Pittsburgh Metro CRU is active on
college 8 campuses in the Pittsburgh region, reaching college students with the gospel through small and large group
gatherings and Bible study. Their cross-campus weekly meeting is held at North Way Oakland each Wednesday, and many
full-time, part-time, and volunteer CRU leaders are active members of the NWO community.
Intervarsity Asian American Ministry
IVAA is a campus ministry that works with Asian American students at local universities, sharing the Gospel,
discipling and plugging them into local churches. Their mission to "establish and advance at colleges and universities
witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God’s Word,
God’s people of every ethnicity and culture and God’s purposes in the world." Many of our students from Oakland
and East End campuses are participating.
Young Life www.younglife.org
Young Life introduces adolescents to Jesus Christ and helps them grow in Christ. Contact:
Printable Oakland Partners PDF
Transformational Outreach Opportunities
The local church is a vital part of the mission to deliver practical
resources, meet needs, and develop and implement long-term
solutions to aid in the desperate state of at-risk children locally,nationally and globally. Opportunities to get involved with transformational outreach from now through May 2014 are available at the Welcome Center in the lobby. Contact: email@example.com
World Vision Pittsburgh
The Gifts-in-Kind Distribution Center packages and ships items to the neediest victims of natural and manmade upheaval. Volunteers donate their time to the distribution center’s work and get involved with a hands-on mission.
Choices Pregnancy Center
Located in Coraopolis, the Center offers free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy and related issues. Client advocates and trained medical staff are available to listen to concerns and work to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life.
GH provides a well-balanced, nurturing home and good education to children who are at risk due to poverty, neglect or harmful neighborhood conditions.
Sewickley Community Center
SCC provides high quality services to the community through a community garden, food pantry, after school program and maintaining recreational facilities.
Sewickley Valley Outreach Team
This team of volunteers regularly mobilizes our community to serve through many different types of outreach. If you have an interest, skill set, calling or service project you would like to develop, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Twice a year we mobilize as a church to serve our local community in a variety of ways. More information will be
available as events are scheduled.
For more information or to get involved, contact
Mini Irwin at email@example.com
Printable Sewickley Valley Partners PDF
Urban Impact invests in the lives of at-risk children, youth and their families on the North Side of Pittsburgh to develop mature, responsible followers of Christ. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
East End Cooperative Ministries
EECM mobilizes local volunteers to serve those in need in the East End. EECM organizes a food
pantry, a soup kitchen, Meals on Wheels, food drives to serve the hungry, an emergency shelter,
a drop-in center and multiple transitional housing sites to serve the homeless. A range of programming
reaches at-risk children/youth. Contact: email@example.com
Garfield Urban Farm
Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of
abandoned/unused land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and
empower the citizens of the East End neighborhood of Garfield.
East End Service Team
At North Way East End, this team of volunteers meets monthly to mobilize our
community to serve on a grass-roots level through many different types of outreach. If you have an interest, skill
set, calling or service project you would like to develop, contact Pastor Bryan
Printable East End Partners PDF
Our Dormont Campus launches in May 2014! We will have Local Missions Partnerships listed soon!