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

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Working Where God is at Work

Aug 2, 2018 11:34:08 AM

Behind the scenes at UGM, you’ll find a number of people who don’t like to attract attention, but whose work is essential to the mission of reaching the poor with the Gospel so they may return to society as contributing members.

One of those people is Dean Bitz, director of operations, who oversees all of the functional underpinnings so the visible ministries of UGM can be effective. We asked Dean a few questions about his life, work, and heart for the ministry.


Giving from the Heart

Jan 18, 2018 11:15:37 AM

Working at UGM connects Gwen with many people who show by their actions that they are sold out for what God is doing to help the homeless and vulnerable.

Your Money’s in Good Hands.

Jun 28, 2016 2:25:08 PM

Charlonne talks about good stewardship, how God turns bad situations into blessings and why she believes each person has been placed at UGM for a reason.

Keeping UGM's Doors Open: Robbie Bremer

Mar 3, 2016 3:01:11 PM

UGM would be in deep trouble without its maintenance staff. Food, shelter, recovery...they all begin with clean and well-maintained facilities.

Passionately Serving the Most Vulnerable

Sep 1, 2015 5:34:05 PM

UGM Men's Shelter Chaplain Randy Altmeyer is retiring after 30 years serving at UGM. Find out about his time at UGM and about what's next.

30 Years Serving at UGM

Aug 28, 2015 4:41:00 PM

Randy Altmeyer shares about his life outside of UGM and discusses his 30 years of ministry at the Mission.

Q & A: UGM Staff Veterans

Jul 24, 2015 3:13:00 PM

UGM staff military veterans answer questions about their service and about what freedom means to them.

July 4th Traditions

Jul 4, 2015 9:30:00 AM

UGM residents and staff share about some of their past and present Fourth of July traditions.

A Heart for the Homeless

Jun 26, 2015 3:52:50 PM

Director of the Crisis Shelter Rich Schaus opens up about caring for homeless women and children and about his new upcoming adventure.

Leadership and Community Engagement

May 22, 2015 3:38:00 PM

The second part of an interview with Debi Pauletto, who is retiring from UGM after 16 years serving as a leader, listener, and woman of God.