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Serving with Humility: the Volunteer Case Manager Team

Jan 30, 2020 11:07:42 AM

During my first couple of weeks as the Staff Writer at Union Gospel Mission, I was tasked with helping interview seven volunteer case managers who work with guests at our Men’s Shelter on E. Trent. Before coming to UGM, I was a journalist on local radio where sometimes I wrote about homelessness. Before that, I myself, was a case manager working with families from different countries who were resettling in the U.S. Though I was somewhat nervous about interviewing seven case managers at one time, I went through my normal preparation checklist: I wrote down questions, researched, thought about talking points—I figured I knew what to expect.

Jesus Came to Comfort Those Who Mourn

Jan 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

UGM Recovery graduates are able to comfort others with the comfort they have been given.

Mourning and Comfort

Apr 9, 2013 10:28:00 AM

It is perhaps a blessing to be grieved by our past mistakes. Jesus said, "Blessed are those who mourn."