Youth and the Future of Ministry

Posted by Union Gospel Mission May 31, 2018 12:53:05 PM

By Ryan Brown, UGM Youth Outreach Director


Three and a half years ago, I was called back to a place where God transformed my life: Spokane’s Union Gospel Mission.

I had no idea the blessing that would come would be so substantial and life-changing for this community, and me personally.

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The UGM Residents You Didn't Know About

Posted by Lynn Yount, Staff Writer May 23, 2018 11:22:10 AM

For years, the reader board at the UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children on East Sprague read, “Hope starts here.”

The Crisis Shelter has a bigger, more suitable facility now. But hope is still budding at that old motel building.

It is now the UGM Student Impact Center, a fusion of residential and community space where college students live and reach young people at risk in Spokane. Those 12-15 resident interns” serve at least 8-10 hours a week on top of their full class schedules. 

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Student Impact: Like Family

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Aug 23, 2017 10:11:40 AM

By Shatara Flowers, Student Impact Center resident intern


A year ago I would have never imagined I’d be in such a place, experiencing life in such unexpected and extraordinary ways with a team of people all running after the same thing. These same people today feel more like a family.

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