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.

Voices of Recovery: A Poem of Redemption

Feb 25, 2021 11:29:10 AM

I didn’t have enough strength to get out of that box, it was wrapped with chains, and the enemy had locks. - UGM alum shares a poem of how Jesus set her free.

Mentoring Through Recovery and Relapse

Feb 18, 2021 1:39:08 PM

UGM Volunteer Mentors Tom and Debbie love showing Shelter residents the unfailing love of Christ.

"I'm Thankful for My Rocky Past": Thoughts on Gratitude from Shelter Guests

Nov 25, 2020 3:13:24 PM

We asked UGM homeless shelter residents and staff what they were most thankful for.

Bikes and Budget Advice: A UGM Volunteer Feature

Nov 5, 2020 1:44:00 PM

UGM's "Bike Guy" offers friendship and financial advice to men rebuilding their lives.

In Their Words: Two Men Share Their Stories of Recovery

Sep 2, 2020 3:28:56 PM

UGM Men's Shelter residents, Tyler and Mike, shared their stories of recovery at the recent LIFE Recovery phase promotion event.

Women's Recovery: Reflecting the God Who Sees

Jul 23, 2020 1:16:27 PM

UGM's Jana Ross discusses childhood neglect, trauma, and God's pursuit of the damaged heart.

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

From Victim to Victor: a Story of LIFE Recovery

Jul 9, 2020 12:11:45 PM

2020 LIFE Recovery alum, Amber Fries, was once hooked on codependent relationships. Today, however, she has a new life.

Loved into New Life: Two Stories of Recovery

Jul 1, 2020 4:10:03 PM

2020 LIFE Recovery Alumni, Zach (21) and Stephen (58), were both transformed by God's love during their time at UGM.