Get Involved

We need your time, talent, passion and prayers. There’s something for everyone – just choose how you want to be involved.


There is no shortage of opportunities to join our work in the Prospect community. From hand-writing thank you notes to working at special events, we can always use helping hands. If you’re looking for a consistent commitment, then consider becoming a volunteer with one of our weekly programs or a mentor for a high school student.


Join A Program

Our programs offer fun and engaging activities in a positive environment for students of any age. If you live in the Prospect neighborhood (Greenstone on 5th, Prospect Ave, Orangedale Ave., Bailey Rd., 900 block of Rockcreek Rd, and Harmony Ridge.) then your child is eligible to participate in Abundant Life programming.

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Abundant Life Fellows

The Abundant Life Fellows Program is a two-year program that starts in August. There is a track for college students as well as a track for young adults not currently enrolled in school. The program is designed to equip young adults to engage their faith holistically through the practical theology of Christian Community Development. During these two years Fellows will build deep and formative relationships with each other and the Abundant Life family. These relationships and experiences will have a life-long impact on the Fellows and equip them for leadership in the church and workplace.

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Prayer is what sustains us. If you'd like to pray with and/or for us and our neighborhood, please let us know and we'll provide you with a list of opportunities and/or needs.

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Take some time to learn about the issues affecting our community, actively engage in these issues, and invite your friends to do the same. Follow us on social media and read our blog to stay updated on the work we are doing and for opportunities to get involved. And connect with us - we are always eager to hear your feedback and ideas, or just get to know you!

Perkins Ministry Legacy Program

In partnership with Theological Horizons, the Perkins Ministry Legacy Program is an opportunity to learn and engage in transformative multicultural Christian Community Development (CCD) ministry in Charlottesville through Abundant Life. Perkins Fellows engage in vocational discernment through learning the core principles of CCD through workshops, trainings, discussion groups, and 1:1 mentorship over the course of the school year. We are accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year to fill 4-6 slots.

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