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

We are bound together by our stories.


I am no one's Savior.

Sep 5, 2018 5:17:05 PM

UGM Aftercare Manager Mike Doggett walks with residents as they transition out of our programs and back into society. He knows that if they can maintain their sobriety for 5 years, their chances of continuing in lifelong recovery are close to 85 percent. Sometimes, however, he has the discouraging job of facing repeated incidents of relapse.


"I keep fighting voices in my head that say I'm not enough" -Lauren Daigle.

The Thrill of Hope to a Weary World

Dec 6, 2017 4:20:21 PM

Pastor Danny Schulz celebrates how Jesus is the thrill of hope to a weary world and how he sees that hope manifested at UGM.

Thank You, God, for this Blood Clot

Nov 30, 2017 1:34:16 PM

Can you be thankful for a medical issue? I am, because without it I would possibly not have discovered the seriousness of my heart problem.

In Everything, Give Thanks

Nov 14, 2017 4:18:55 PM

God wants us to be in a state of continually giving thanks to Him, which means recognizing that He is always in a state of giving to us.

Lessons from 10 Years Working With Homeless Men

Nov 2, 2017 2:41:02 PM

Dean Whisler has been on the front lines at the UGM Men's Shelter for 10 years. He shared what it's like to help homeless men on a daily basis.

What You Should Know About Helping the Homeless

Oct 13, 2017 12:01:32 PM

Perhaps you saw someone holding a sign that said #EndHomelessness on World Homeless Day. You’re wondering just how to really help the homeless. Start here.

Loving Women in Crisis: Karen Herford

Sep 6, 2017 4:25:57 PM

Karen Herford loves being the hands and feet of Jesus to help women in crisis at UGM's short-term shelter.

UGM Camp: The Gospel Sinks In

Sep 2, 2017 8:52:00 AM

Zarine didn't have an intense emotional experience and then give her life to Jesus. But she's beginning to understand who God is over three summers at UGM Camp.

Student Impact: Like Family

Aug 23, 2017 10:11:40 AM

Resident intern Shatara Flowers loves everything about serving with UGM Student Impact and ministering to at-risk youth in the Spokane area.

UGM Camp: Love and Loyalty

Aug 17, 2017 9:21:40 AM

10-year-old Leo is quieter than your average UGM camper. But when he saw someone in need, he was resolved to take care of him through thick and thin.