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

We are bound together by our stories.

Generosity at UGM Thrift Stores

Jan 22, 2020 5:11:45 PM

Laurie Johnson, “L.J.,” as she’s called at the UGM Thrift Store, is as dedicated a volunteer as they come. Over the years, she has volunteered with a local food bank and with organizations that serve the elderly. She chose to partner with UGM as a volunteer because she believes in the work being done here.

Ministry in a Thrift Store

Jan 15, 2020 10:34:36 AM

Jaclyn was climbing the corporate ladder in retail, but it meant a lot of time away from family. She decided to put her trust and talents to work at UGM Thrift. Read to find our more!

Behind the Scenes with Mary Beth Salisbury

Jan 9, 2020 10:02:31 AM

For 25 years, Mary Beth Salisbury has been a huge blessing to UGM and to Executive Director Phil Altmeyer in particular.

2020 Vision: Justice, Mercy and Humility

Dec 31, 2019 2:56:09 PM

How do we as Christians live by the verse in Micah 6 that asks us "to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with Thy God"?

Adventus-the Arrival of Jesus

Dec 24, 2019 10:47:04 AM

With how busy the holidays can be, do we give ourselves enough time to feel the significance of Christmas?

Confessions of a Good Girl

Dec 18, 2019 12:16:23 PM

As good as I have always tried to be, if my hope is in my own performance, I am doomed. Grace requires that we recognize and admit our inadequacy, our failures and our sin.

God’s Book about You

Dec 13, 2019 12:52:08 PM

In our guest post by Brewer Direct CEO, Randy Brewer discusses how God helps us write fascinating stories of redemption with our lives.

Dusty's Second Chance

Dec 4, 2019 3:45:07 PM

After a 14-year struggle with drug addiction, Dusty's attempts to get off drugs and earn a living were falling flat. Now, she has a job, a life and hope.

Meet Jessica Morgan, UGM Art Director

Nov 26, 2019 1:57:02 PM

Jessica Morgan, UGM Art Director, cares deeply about telling UGM's story through design and photography.

Breaking Bread at UGM

Nov 21, 2019 5:11:10 PM

For Bethany, preparing meals at the Union Gospel Mission Crisis Shelter is much more than filling an empty plate; it's a way to show life-changing grace.