For three years, UGM has been in a state of anticipation. We have watched the average number of guests grow to 87 per night. We need your help >
UGM Camp is up and running for the summer, and each week is an opportunity to show at-risk youth the unconditional love of Christ... Learn More >
Heritage Health, a faithful partner to the Center’s medical clinic from day one, is now offering the specialized counseling services... Read More >
One of the first churches to get involved with UGM’s summer youth ministry, Christ the Redeemer brings a group of at-risk youth to camp... Read More >
Prisoner. Addict. Homeless. Drunk. When we use labels, we miss out on seeing people for who they really are. We confuse peoples’ actions with their identities.
Looking in from the outside, people might have labeled Shannon Duval a druggie, a jailbird, an unfit mother or even a loser.
When she was 21, Shannon gave birth to Evan, who was born prematurely. For 2 months, Shannon was unsure whether Evan would live. She used drugs to deal with the fear and uncertainty.
When Evan finally did get better, Shannon stopped using. Over the course of the next three years, she had two more children and earned her college degree.
I’d learned a lot about Jesus, and I thought I’d try to be His hands and feet. I ask Jesus to give me His eyes to see the kids to love them... Read More >
Thank you for all the ways you partner with us to care for children and youth in our area! Learn More >
UGM is building a league of teams to surround the Women’s Crisis Shelter as it seeks to meet the demand of homeless women and children... Learn More >