September 2021

A Safe, Healing Community

Sep 8, 2021 12:33:25 PM

UGM is more than a shelter.

Deep at the root of everything we do—from creating a warm welcome to helping people heal, thrive and get back to work—lies the belief that every man, woman and child is created in the image of God with inherent dignity, beauty and worth. We believe each person is created with a unique purpose and that our job is to help them rediscover it.

Imago Dei - The Image of God

Sep 8, 2021 12:33:06 PM

Every individual is created in the image of God. What does that mean for how UGM welcomes guests and provides life changing care?

Volunteers Providing Welcome

Sep 8, 2021 12:32:35 PM

Meet two of our volunteer case managers who serve on the frontlines of ministry, offering listening ears and wise counsel to men and women in crisis.

June 2021

5 Key Elements of Real Change

Jun 11, 2021 3:57:40 PM

What does it take to change?

How do you break a twenty-year addiction? How do you stop being angry and resentful for all the ways you feel like life has dealt you a bad hand? How does a person who pushed everyone out of their life, turn around and embrace authentic community?

A Forgetful People

Jun 11, 2021 3:57:18 PM

In his Heart-to-Heart, Phil Altmeyer speaks candidly about our propensity to forget that God alone creates real life change.

Partner Profile: Frank and Barbara Peretti

Jun 11, 2021 3:56:44 PM

New York Times best-selling author Frank Peretti and his wife Barbara have purposed to obey God by stewarding their resources wisely.

March 2021

Where Does Our Hope Come From? Miranda's Story

Mar 31, 2021 2:13:41 PM

Our hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness.

“The Lord your God is in your midst. A mighty one who will save.” (Zeph. 3:17) Jesus entered human history to take our sin and shame to the grave, to make a way for us to know the nearness of God. Drugs, lust, 

March 2021

Where Does Our Hope Come From? Robert's Story

Mar 31, 2021 2:13:37 PM

Our hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness.

 

“The Lord your God is in your midst. A mighty one who will save.” (Zeph. 3:17) Jesus entered human history to take our sin and shame to the grave, to make a way for us to know the nearness of God. Drugs, lust, 

We Have Heard the Joyful Sound: Jesus Saves

Mar 31, 2021 2:13:34 PM

Phil Altmeyer loves hymns. In this edition’s Heart to Heart, he shares hope for today through hymns of yesterday.

Volunteer Feature: Greg Beumer

Mar 31, 2021 2:13:29 PM

At nineteen, Greg Beumer was going to college, selling drugs, and playing in a rock band. Today he leads worship at UGM.

Church Feature: Linking Arms with North Church

Mar 31, 2021 2:13:23 PM

North Church exists to equip the saints. Their partnership with UGM helps them fulfill their mission.