All Posts By:

Phil Altmeyer, Executive Director

The Truth of Easter

Mar 8, 2018 1:54:05 PM

Jesus is alive and well and moving in our midst. He is risen.

Strengthen and Solidify

Jan 15, 2018 1:35:42 PM

2017 was a year of strengthening and solidifying ministry work throughout UGM. Who is God going to send our way this year?

The Gift of Mothers

Nov 16, 2017 11:19:07 AM

Mom paid close attention to our hearts. She modeled love and forgiveness. I know I would not be who I am today without the loving influence of my mother.

What is the Loving Response to a Homeless Person?

Sep 11, 2017 11:59:41 AM

To determine what is truly loving our homeless neighbors, we must ask ourselves: What does this person need – not just in the moment but long-term?

We are in the Heart Business

Jul 11, 2017 2:40:35 PM

The men and women coming through the doors of the Union Gospel Mission have damaged hearts. We must address issues of the heart if we want to end homelessness.

Love & Power

Apr 5, 2017 5:04:00 PM

The world needs the unconditional love of Jesus Christ, love with the power to turn hearts of stone into hearts of flesh, love with the power to erase shame

Partnering with the Inland Northwest

Jan 17, 2017 1:11:35 PM

In 2010, UGM leadership undertook the task of creating our first strategic plan. We decided there was an important piece missing: partnership...Read More >

Heart to Heart: Giving Good Gifts

Dec 1, 2016 9:23:00 AM

We talk a lot in Christian circles about the commercialization of Christmas. But here at UGM, we see some of the most amazing gifts... Read More >

Heart to Heart: Compassion and Accountability

Oct 19, 2016 4:46:00 PM

Compassion and accountability seem to be conflicting themes in Scripture. We are told to give freely to the poor, and also that work is good.... Read More >

Heart to Heart: The Heart has Eyes

Sep 16, 2016 1:11:00 PM

We see – and judge – by appearances. The problem is with the health of our heart and how that affects our sight... Read More >

Meaningful Work

Jul 5, 2016 11:50:26 AM

I saw this quote on a reader board near the Mission recently, “The best social program is a productive job for anyone who’s willing to work.” Read more >