John and Wendy Gerhardt

John and Wendy have been serving with Urban Impact Ministries in Central City New Orleans since 1991. Over the years, some of their duties have included: pioneering UIM’s youth ministry, heading up short-term missions, planting and pastoring Castle Rock Community Church and overall leadership and vision for the ministry. The vision of UIM is to create a neighborhood where kids can ride their bikes to schools of excellence, a safe place to gather, a church that cares and a house their family owns. John currently serves as the Executive Director of Urban Impact ministries having also served as the Pastor of Castle Rock Community Church from 1998 until January 2017. Wendy has served in various capacities such as Children’s Church Director, Summer camp medical advisor, and Education Ministries Director. She currently is a Midwife at a clinic and volunteers at the ministry.