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UGM Camp: God Answers Simple Prayers

Jul 17, 2019 12:27:39 PM

By Christa Hughes, Youth Outreach

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We count the little successes. We hold fast to the hope that God is working in the hearts of children. It can be easy to believe that life change only happens miraculously overnight. But often we find in youth ministry that it is the answer to the simplest of prayers that shows God’s character of patience and faithfulness. Our heavenly Father will walk with each child every step of their journey. 

3 Ways Student Impact Gives Kids a Family

May 29, 2019 4:12:56 PM

Having a dozen teenagers over 3 nights a week, the Student Impact Center interns know what they're in for. But when you're a family, you do what it takes.

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.

Recovery: Facing Anger at God

Jun 20, 2018 10:25:37 AM

Justin was angry - family breakup and homelessness as a child left him with low self-worth, depression, suicidal thoughts and drug addiction. Through LIFE Recovery, Justin reclaimed his identity, found his purpose and uses his experiences to help others.

Youth and the Future of Ministry

May 31, 2018 12:53:05 PM

UGM Youth Outreach is serving youth today with hope of a bright future while also raising up the next generation of leaders to help walk them into that future.

The UGM Residents You Didn't Know About

May 23, 2018 11:22:10 AM

UGM is training up young adults to become strong leaders, following God’s call to reach the poor and vulnerable. Meredith McFall is one of those young leaders.

What the Kids in Juvenile Detention Want to Know

May 10, 2018 1:53:31 PM

The inmates in Juvenile Detention don’t need another person to tell them what they are doing wrong. Christa discovered that what they desperately need is for someone to tell them that they have a perfect Father who created and loves them.

UGM Camp: Much More than Fun and Games

May 16, 2017 1:13:56 PM

UGM Camp is more than five free days of fun in a beautiful place. Campers learn and grow in ways that will stay with them forever.

The Young and the Homeless: Fighting Poverty at its Roots

May 9, 2017 1:10:50 PM

Generational cycles of poverty can hold children back for the rest of their lives. Youth Outreach exists to break those cycles.

Camp Reflection: Kids Like Us

Sep 2, 2016 4:57:28 PM

Children who come to UGM Camp are broken just like us and need to be exposed to the love of Christ just like us.