Who's Behind UGM?

Posted by Union Gospel Mission Jan 30, 2019 9:53:07 AM

We talk a lot about the impact of volunteers across our ministries. Here’s a group of partners we don’t often refer to as “volunteers,” but they still freely give their valuable time, energy and resources behind the scenes: the UGM Board of Directors. Talented, influential and caring people from right here in our community, they serve by providing godly oversight, vision and leadership for UGM.

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Howdy, Partners: Why We Keep Using That Word

Posted by Lynn Yount, Staff Writer Jan 24, 2018 3:47:10 PM

You may have noticed it here on the blog, on Facebook, on UGM buildings and publications. It’s the first word in our purpose statement.

Partnering, partnership, partner. As a noun, a verb, an adjective – it’s everywhere. We use “partners” to refer to financial supporters, volunteers, people who give their stuff to the Thrift Stores, employers who provide Business Practicums, shoppers who fill our food drive barrels… etc., etc.

You may wonder why we use that word so much. What do we mean by it?

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