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

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Union Gospel Mission: Our Doors Are Open

Apr 22, 2019 2:01:00 PM

“Partnering with the Inland Northwest to reach the poor with the love and power of the gospel so they may become God-dependent, contributing members of society.”

 When UGM receives negative-sounding media coverage – which, thankfully, doesn’t happen very often – some people respond on social media with comments like, “Well, I’ll never give to them again.” The assumption seems to be that we were trying to hide who we are, trying to trick people into giving to us. Nothing could be further from the truth.

We want to clearly say to you, to our community: This is 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.

The Gospel and the Gathering

Mar 21, 2019 12:07:00 PM

Homelessness has reached a crisis point in Spokane. What does the Gospel have to do with this important issue?

Renewing Her Mind

Mar 13, 2019 9:29:42 AM

Nikki didn’t change overnight. It has been 18 months of hard work, but she has seen continual, steady growth as she surrenders, waits on God, and invites the Holy Spirit to renew her mind through reading his Word.

Beyond Sobriety to Life Transformation

Mar 6, 2019 11:50:15 AM

Life transformation must start from the inside. Sobriety, stable relationships and health are natural outgrowth of transformation, but it is much more than changes in behavior.

Pursued and Loved by a Good God

Sep 27, 2018 2:36:56 PM

Matt Lewis works in a homeless shelter because he loves to be with people who appear broken, hopeless or weak. He relishes the chance to share the power and hope of our identity in Christ and watch God's love transform others for his Kingdom.

UGM Camp: Faith Like a Child

Jul 22, 2018 7:32:00 AM

How much can an 8-year-old understand about the kingdom of God? Are conversations about God only for adults? At UGM Camp, children and leaders alike reflect deeply on God's truth.

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.

The Problem with Self-Improvement

Apr 19, 2018 4:26:17 PM

The first and biggest problem with seeing Christianity as a self-improvement plan is that it dishonors God and makes me the focus of my life.