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MetroGrace serves with the Charis Fellowship to develop urban churches.
We connect urban leadership teams for fellowship and service.
We cultivate character, knowledge and skill in urban leadership teams.
We care for urban leadership teams with prayer, provision and pastoral support.

Our Team

Dr. Jim Brown, Director
With decades of urban ministry experience, Jim serves with a team of supporters to encourage, establish and equip urban leadership teams as they advance the gospel in the city.

Pastor Pete Forshtay, Training Director
Pete is the Lead Pastor at Word of Grace Church in the Wissinoming neighborhood of Philadelphia. With a team of leaders, he provides training for short-term mission teams and others serving in the city.


Mrs. Margarete Connor, Administrative Assistant
Margarete has served the Lord at MetroGrace for many years. She manages our office, handles our bookkeeping and cares for many other important ministry tasks.