Building a vibrant, unified
community through Christ

About Urban Vision

Our Story

For 25 years, Urban Vision has been working to transform our North Hill community for Christ, one child & family at a time…


Reaching into our community to build relationships, offer the hope of the Gospel, & meet holistic needs


Empowering our community’s children & families to reach their highest potentials


Strengthening our community by making disciples & equipping the next generation of leaders

Join us at Urban Vision's 25th Anniversary Celebration!

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25th Celebration

Join us and praise God for his faithfulness.
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Pastor Knute Larson

Guest Speaker
Knute Larson coaches pastors and churches, majoring on pulpit, leadership, and daily grace and drawing on 41 years as senior pastor at two churches, the last 26 being at The Chapel, in Akron, Ohio.
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A Call To The Edge

Jodi’s New Book!
Jodi M. Matthews is the Founder of Urban Vision. She has a passionate heart for children and families in their diverse urban North Akron community. She has a heart to love, teach, and live the Word of God outside of her comfort zone, moving beyond walls to encourage people to follow their own call to the edge.
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Limited Edition T-shirts

Celebrating 25 years!
Shirts will be available the night of for $20.

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