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

We are bound together by our stories.

3 Ways Student Impact Gives Kids a Family

May 29, 2019 4:12:56 PM

“This is literally our home. And three times a week, we invite 12 to 20 high-schoolers in.”

That’s a succinct way to describe Impact Nights at the UGM Student Impact Center. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday after school, a bunch of local teenagers show up to spend the afternoon with the resident interns at the Impact Center.

The teens aren’t church kids coming to youth group – they’re homeless, or coming from broken/unstable homes, or identified by teachers or counselors as headed in an unhealthy direction.

Does Poverty Cause Homelessness?

May 22, 2019 9:06:34 AM

Treating symptoms without correctly identifying the cause can be fatal. If we're going to end homelessness, we have to solve the right problem.

Juvenile Detention: Discovering God as Father

May 16, 2019 10:31:35 AM

She was taken from her drug-addicted mom and put into foster care. She's been on the streets since she was 10. She was scared to relinquish control

Absolutely, Positively the #1 Best Thing at UGM Camp

May 8, 2019 4:05:08 PM

It isn't outdoor games, swimming, river tubing, fishing or archery: The best thing about UGM Camp is relationships.

Silenced by Anxiety, Freed in Recovery

May 2, 2019 3:31:59 PM

Patty’s a self-described alcoholic. But sobriety isn’t what her recovery is all about. It’s about finding a new way to live, to think, to overcome her anxiety.

God changed me through UGM.

Apr 25, 2019 1:59:36 PM

Phil was sure his meth-fueled home invasion was going to land him in prison. When God gave him a second chance, Phil sought help in UGM recovery.

Union Gospel Mission: Our Doors Are Open

Apr 22, 2019 2:01:00 PM

The gospel is integral who we are. Come and see.

Authenticity in Recovery

Apr 10, 2019 11:11:08 AM

Brian had encountered "hypo-Christians" before coming to UGM. Then he found out what genuine Christ-followers are like. By giving his life to Christ, he's being transformed too.

Learning Who God Really Is

Apr 3, 2019 4:19:13 PM

Young Kristin's family was shunned by their church when their secret came out. Angry at God, she had to come to the end of herself to come back and learn what His love is really like.

Make His Path Straight

Mar 27, 2019 4:52:20 PM

Robert is a new man. Hearing the gospel at UGM, his relationship with God has changed. His view of himself has changed, and his attitude toward other people has changed.