Urban Outreach Foundation

Providing innovative conferences, resources and consulting to the African American church for over 50 years.

TEACH

The Capstone Program is a 16 module seminary-content program specifically designed for the busy leader who is serious about preparing for the ministry.

ENGAGE

Church ministry resources are available on all kinds of subjects relevant to the work of the local church. CD’s booklets and white papers provide insightful and helpful information on leadership, church innovation, Christian Education of children, youth and adult subjects like family, marriage, parenting, spirituality, and stewardship.

GROWTH

The Ministry Advantage is a online 24-hour self-paced interactive coaching program covering everything from strategic planning to staff issues to finances.

EMPOWER

Urban Outreach Leadership Cohort provides Certified Outreach Coaches to guide participants through a wide variety of contemporary issues.

ENCOURAGE

Community development consultations provides a road map for churches to obtain and use Community Development Corporation Funds. From housing to business; from job training to child care, The Urban Outreach CDC program will help a church change the face of a community.
OUR MISSION

Urban Outreach strengthens the local church by promoting excellence in leadership and church ministries by providing formal Christian Education to urban church leaders equipping them for effective ministry. Since 1964, The Foundation has served over 40,000 church leaders, helping them improve individual lives, families and urban communities at large.

DR. STANLEY LONG

Stanley Long is Pastor Emeritus of South Bay Community Church of Fremont CA, which he founded in 1985. After retiring as lead pastor of SBCC, Dr. Long has continued to serve on a variety of boards and to develop his consulting business, pastoral coaching, and leadership training both in the United States and abroad.  Prior to planting SBCC, Mr. Long served as President of Fellowship Urban Outreach a San Francisco based organization that consisted of a community outreach program, Little Friends pre-school and Fellowship Academy an elementary school of over 200 students.

Dr. Long has also served as lead pastor for three churches in Camden, New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey and Ridgewood, New Jersey.  He has taught at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, at Nyack College in Nyack, New York, and Patton College in Oakland, California.

Dr. Long has served on several boards including the National Black Evangelical Association, Board of Trustees of Fuller Theological Seminary, the Evangelicals for Financial Accountability, the Editorial Board for the Leadership Journal, the Tri-City homeless Coalition, the Executive board for the Evangelical Covenant Church, the Evangelical Training Association, the PETNA Foundation, and Urban Ministries, Incorporated.

Dr. Long earned his undergraduate degree (BS) at Nyack College, an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford, New Jersey in 1977, an MA in theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from his alma mater Nyack College in 1983.

Dr. Long is married to Ruby Pitts of Bridgeton, New Jersey. He is the proud father of three children, grandfather of five boys and the great-grandfather of one beautiful daughter.

DR. STANLEY LONG

Stanley Long is Pastor Emeritus of South Bay Community Church of Fremont CA, which he founded in 1985. After retiring as lead pastor of SBCC, Dr. Long has continued to serve on a variety of boards and to develop his consulting business, pastoral coaching, and leadership training both in the United States and abroad.  Prior to planting SBCC, Mr. Long served as President of Fellowship Urban Outreach a San Francisco based organization that consisted of a community outreach program, Little Friends pre-school and Fellowship Academy an elementary school of over 200 students.

Dr. Long has also served as lead pastor for three churches in Camden, New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey and Ridgewood, New Jersey.  He has taught at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, at Nyack College in Nyack, New York, and Patton College in Oakland, California.

Dr. Long has served on several boards including the National Black Evangelical Association, Board of Trustees of Fuller Theological Seminary, the Evangelicals for Financial Accountability, the Editorial Board for the Leadership Journal, the Tri-City homeless Coalition, the Executive board for the Evangelical Covenant Church, the Evangelical Training Association, the PETNA Foundation, and Urban Ministries, Incorporated.

Dr. Long earned his undergraduate degree (BS) at Nyack College, an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford, New Jersey in 1977, an MA in theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from his alma mater Nyack College in 1983.

Dr. Long is married to Ruby Pitts of Bridgeton, New Jersey. He is the proud father of three children, grandfather of five boys and the great-grandfather of one beautiful daughter.

Thank you for your interest in Urban Outreach Foundation.

For general inquiries, simply fill out the form below. For more information, please call 708-832-3327. For additional resources visit urbanministries.com.