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

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Addiction Recovery: A Healing of the Heart

Jul 16, 2020 10:19:52 AM

Mike is moving into the role of Director of Men’s Recovery as Jerry Reese retires.

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.

Profiles in Courage: UGM Edition

Apr 27, 2017 12:00:05 PM

Ongoing recovery is all about celebrating daily successes. UGM's phase promotion recognizes residents' courage and perseverance toward life change.

Healing Homeless Men through Relationship

Feb 16, 2017 10:43:53 AM

Men's Shelter staffer Joe Marsh sees homeless guests as a field ripe for harvest. God is working powerfully in their lives through relationship.

Why is homelessness higher among veterans?

Nov 5, 2013 9:54:00 AM

The Union Gospel Mission cares for the basic needs of homeless veterans while also connecting them to the resources they need to get their lives back on track – counseling, addiction therapy, education and job training.