Greetings Students and Parents

The Erie City Mission's Urban University youth program exists to develop students (7th - 12th grade) in Erie County toward servant leadership through a variety of experiences that include career exploration, academic enrichment, mentorship, service learning, and faith formation.

Our program offers three semesters (summer, fall, winter) that include a variety of hands-on learning and family experiences that provide participants the opportunity for leadership development.

Start your leadership adventure with Urban University today!

Ready to take the next step?


The UU #commUUnity offers students and their families a positive, safe, and engaging social culture that makes way for personal growth and healthy relationships.

Student Showcases and Opportunities

  • Service-Learning - October 20 - DIY Christmas Ornaments
  • Service-Learning - October 26 - Erie City Mission Celebration of New Life
  • Student Showcase - November 6 - Baking 101 at Erie City Mission
  • Student Showcase - November 7 - Jr. Biology at Gannon University/Zurn Science Center
  • Service-Learning - November 10 - Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Outreach
  • Service-Learning - December 1 - Christmas Tree Decorating at Soldiers & Sailors Home

Family Engagement

  • Future events will be posted here

Stay Connected

Not a participant but want to stay informed?

Just click the button below and provide us with your contact information in order to receive updates about upcoming courses and events.

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RoseMarie Croce
Director of Youth Ministries

814-452-4421 x226
Email RoseMarie