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Recovery: You can be sober and still be miserable.

Jun 9, 2022 2:06:42 PM

By JoAnn Zajicek, Director of Women's Ministries

I started my journey with UGM 10 years ago. Hard to believe.

I vividly remember asking my supervisor at the time, “what type of women” I would be serving. Who were they? Where did they come from? Sonny Westbrook gently replied, “They are women from all walks of life, in need of Jesus.”

UGM Camp: 97 Hours Investing in Children

Jun 1, 2022 6:47:16 PM

Hear the story of UGM Camp through the words of one of our host churches, Faith Bible.

Meet Kids Who Experienced Life Change at UGM Camp

May 18, 2022 11:00:01 AM

UGM Camp is dedicated to opening up avenues for God to change lives, both campers and leaders.

The Love and Power of the Gospel

Apr 6, 2022 8:12:57 AM

The Lord Jesus' death and resurrection revealed love and power in the most life-transforming way and Easter is a celebration of this truth.

Do You Want to Get Well?

Oct 21, 2021 12:07:57 PM

Forty years of crime, drug use and street life left Dawn humbled and broken. She wanted out but didn't know which steps to take. After rehab, she came to UGM for guidance.

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.

Voices of Recovery: A Poem of Redemption

Feb 25, 2021 11:29:10 AM

I didn’t have enough strength to get out of that box, it was wrapped with chains, and the enemy had locks. - UGM alum shares a poem of how Jesus set her free.

"I'm Thankful for My Rocky Past": Thoughts on Gratitude from Shelter Guests

Nov 25, 2020 3:13:24 PM

We asked UGM homeless shelter residents and staff what they were most thankful for.

"You Broke Down Our Biases": Nursing Students Share Experience at UGM Men's Shelter

Nov 12, 2020 2:29:38 PM

"We came here to learn how nurses can contribute to the community, but we are shocked at how much more we learned..."

Walking Away From Shame

Oct 15, 2020 2:50:25 PM

Where does shame come from and what can we do when we experience it?