The Other Way Ministries is a Christian community development organization walking alongside urban families, guiding them toward Christ – centered growth. Families discover spiritual direction, relationship growth, and economic stability through a diverse range of services, programs and classes.



Community enCompass is a Christian Community Development Organization for the core city neighborhoods of Muskegon. Their mission is to empower neighbors and build community in the core city neighborhoods by sharing God's love, as they walk alongside neighbors, seeking justice and a better quality of life for all through long-term, sustainable changes.

Mosaic works daily with partners in the community to reach the goal and vision of the OCCDA: to see every Benton Harbor resident prepared for further education, life and work while experiencing Christ’s love.

Good Samaritan Ministries' vision is a healthy, engaged and compassionate community. 

It is also to end poverty and homelessness. They do this by mobilizing faith-based and community partners, activating individual and community assets, and meeting immediate needs in their community.

We are grateful to be working alongside the neighbors

below who are following the practices of  ABCD

to encourage community where they live. 


Great Lakes Urban is incredibly grateful to be working in partnership with so many outstanding organizations. We would like to recognize them and support their work alongside our own.