Read what’s happening in the UGM community - residents, staff, volunteers.

We are bound together by our stories.

From Mere Survival to Chasing Dreams: Tyler’s Story

Sep 23, 2021 12:22:41 PM

“Meth makes you really fidgety, hyper-focused on the smallest things. So, I picked at my face when I was using...and I gave myself sepsis.”

Tyler was 25 when he came to his darkest hour. He remembers waking up in the hospital, his grandparents standing over him, crying. The doctors did not expect him to survive.

A Safe Place to Build a Brotherhood

Sep 16, 2021 1:11:47 PM

Meet Scott, Resident Advisor at the UGM Men's Shelter. Scott is fiercely protective of the men he oversees, yet gentle and attentive to the smallest needs and hurts. He cultivates a brotherhood at the Mission.

Ridiculed Schoolgirl to Heroin Addict: Johanna’s Story

Sep 8, 2021 1:56:22 PM

Johanna was bullied and ostracized as a child. As an adult, she discovered that people seemed to like her when she was drunk. One addiction led to another until she found herself living on the streets...

Meet Alexis: “I am Making Choices That Uplift Me”

Sep 2, 2021 9:17:35 AM

Alexis was doing everything in her power to hide from her pain. Alcohol, meth, pills, heroin. Eventually, she found the courage to pursue real change at UGM.

The Love of Jesus and Outrageous Fun Combined: An Exclusive Look at UGM Camp 2021

Aug 26, 2021 1:45:37 PM

At UGM Camp, kids from low-income neighborhoods get to experience a refreshing week of play, prayer and personal growth. Take a deep dive into the Camp experience and see for yourself why we’re so excited.

Making Way for Miracles: Meet Dan, UGM Men’s Shelter Manager

Aug 19, 2021 10:14:30 AM

Over ten years, Dan McLellan has grown from meat-cutter in the UGM kitchen to Men's Shelter Manager. See why he views his role as a facilitator of miracles.

On Assignment for the Kingdom

Aug 12, 2021 4:09:33 PM

Meet Steve, a man on a mission to see the gospel go forward.

First Steps to Real Change

Aug 5, 2021 11:18:48 AM

First Steps classes prepare women for entry to UGM Recovery Programs. Meet the woman who heads the program in Spokane.

The Business Practicum: Getting People Back to Work

Jul 29, 2021 11:39:24 AM

UGM seeks to help people experiencing homelessness find the healing they need to return to society as contributing members. Part of this process is discovering career interests and developing job skills.

An Offering of Oil: When God Asks Imperfect People to Serve Imperfect People

Jul 22, 2021 1:39:22 PM

UGM Volunteer Mentor Lauren McCrea writes about her experience signing up to mentor homeless women when she did not feel qualified or worthy.