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

We are bound together by our stories.

Troubled Kid to Child of God: Jesse’s Story

Apr 15, 2021 2:50:17 PM

At three years old, Jesse stabbed a kid in the head with a knife.

Easter Series: What Does Sin Have to do with Homelessness?

Apr 1, 2021 1:43:36 PM

We asked homeless UGM Men's Shelter guests four hard questions about sin.

Winning Essay: What I Wish People Knew About Homelessness

Dec 10, 2020 1:06:00 PM

We asked homeless men at our Shelter to tell us what they wished people knew about homelessness. Their essays astounded us.

Addiction Recovery: A Healing of the Heart

Jul 16, 2020 10:19:52 AM

As Mike Sholtz moves into the role of Director over Men's Recovery, he shares his heart for helping men heal from childhood trauma

Honoring Jerry Reese: An Authentic Man

May 13, 2020 10:42:40 AM

Approaching retirement, Men's Recovery director Jerry Reese reminds us that God's healing of the wounds of the heart is where real recovery is found.

A Look Inside Men’s Recovery

Sep 26, 2019 4:43:48 PM

True recovery involves getting to know Jesus and following His plans for life. That's the heart of Men's Recovery at UGM.

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.

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.

A Brief History of UGM, Part 1: 1951 to 1987

Aug 16, 2018 3:48:00 PM

The UGM board agreed to buy the original building with only $28 in the treasury, believing that God would provide through his people in Spokane. For the next 66 years and counting, He's come through.

Lessons from 10 Years Working With Homeless Men

Nov 2, 2017 2:41:02 PM

Dean Whisler has been on the front lines at the UGM Men's Shelter for 10 years. He shared what it's like to help homeless men on a daily basis.