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

We are bound together by our stories.

All Posts By:

Barbara Comito, Marketing Director

The Government Agrees: "Housing First" isn't Working

Feb 4, 2021 11:53:20 AM

In the fall of 2020, while the news media was focused on the pandemic and the presidential election, a significant report was quietly released by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. It was titled, Expanding the Toolbox: The Whole-of-Government Response to Homelessness, and it iterated some ideas UGM believes to be foundational in combatting homelessness.

2020 Vision: Jesus Changes Everything

Dec 19, 2020 6:57:37 PM

We invite you to look back on the year through the lens of Christmas: Jesus changes everything.

10 Years Clean and Sober: The Difficult Daily Battle of Ongoing Recovery

Nov 18, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Dean has been clean and sober since first entering UGM 10 years ago, but never once has sobriety been the easy choice.

2020 Vision: Bear One Another’s Burdens

Oct 8, 2020 8:25:07 AM

UGM Marketing Director Barb Comito answers why UGM shelters maintain a high barrier.

2020 Vision: Listen and Lament

Jun 10, 2020 11:48:33 AM

We sat down with Danny Beard and listened. He is a man of peace so we didn't understand why he has been racially profiled, targeted and ridiculed.

Come to the Rock: God's Promise in Crisis

Apr 29, 2020 2:41:18 PM

God as our rock is a promise of a solid foundation - secure, unchanging and permanent. Just what we need in a crisis.

Bread and Water: a diet for the desperate

Apr 22, 2020 3:30:45 PM

Jesus refers to himself as the bread of life and promises living water to all who believe. In desperate times, bread and water may be the exact diet we need.

Easter 2020

Apr 10, 2020 12:25:44 PM

Easter 2020 will be different than any Easter in memory, but that doesn't have to be a bad thing.

Jessie: Hatred Fueled by Trauma & Neglect

Apr 1, 2020 6:14:42 PM

Jessie's violent anger stemmed from a deep sense of neglect and could only be quelled by the profound gospel truth that he is loved by a good God.

Emily: Living Life Loved

Mar 26, 2020 10:44:22 AM

Thanks to a new understanding of grace, Emily went from living life in fear and shame to living life loved.