Rev. Dr. Ed Glover began in urban ministry almost 30 years ago as a pastor at Allegheny Center Alliance Church in Pittsburgh, where he served for 9 years. Today, he is the Founder and President of Urban Impact Foundation, a ministry that has impacted thousands of children, youth and families on the North Side of Pittsburgh and has been modeled in cities across the country.
Ed is also the founder of Global Impact, a day long missions event designed to motivate and expose youth to missions both locally and globally. More than 50,000 youth and youth leaders have participated in Global Impact since its inception. Pastor Ed is a leader, a motivational speaker, and an evangelist who is sought after to speak all over the city of Pittsburgh as well as around the country.
In October 2011, Rev. Glover was honored for his contributions by the Epoch Missions Gala held in Atlanta, GA, which honors individuals serving both locally and abroad for their long-term impact and holistic influence on community. Ed took the top award in the “Restoring Places” category, out of 448 nominees across 32 countries.
Rev. Dr. Ed Glover has served as an adjunct professor at Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York. He is also an associate preacher at Christ Church at Grove Farm in Sewickley. Pastor Ed and his wife Tammy live on the North Side of Pittsburgh, and they have four children and two daughters-in-law.