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From Crisis to Creativity: How the Pandemic Has Impacted the Future of UGM Youth Outreach

Aug 13, 2020 2:44:51 PM

In many ways, understanding the present, let alone planning for the future, has felt impossible this year. If we’re honest, 2020 has presented us all with a series of opportunities to practice blind faith in the unchanged goodness of God. UGM Youth Outreach Director Ryan Brown and his young team have proven to be a prime example of that faith, demonstrating how to move forward in ministry, even when nothing but the single next step makes any sense.

Checking in With Youth Outreach

May 21, 2020 11:38:00 AM

UGM's Youth Outreach Director, Ryan Brown, shares what the underserved kids of today need and how the Union Gospel Mission is addressing those needs.

Kellie: helping kids win at life

May 7, 2020 11:55:25 AM

Kellie shifted her career from working with professional athletes to working with marginalized youth. In this interview, she shares what she loves about youth outreach.

UGM Camp: God Answers Simple Prayers

Jul 17, 2019 12:27:39 PM

Winston had one prayer for campers in his cabin at UGM Camp: That they would listen and learn about God.

3 Ways Student Impact Gives Kids a Family

May 29, 2019 4:12:56 PM

Having a dozen teenagers over 3 nights a week, the Student Impact Center interns know what they're in for. But when you're a family, you do what it takes.

Juvenile Detention: Discovering God as Father

May 16, 2019 10:31:35 AM

She was taken from her drug-addicted mom and put into foster care. She's been on the streets since she was 10. She was scared to relinquish control

Absolutely, Positively the #1 Best Thing at UGM Camp

May 8, 2019 4:05:08 PM

It isn't outdoor games, swimming, river tubing, fishing or archery: The best thing about UGM Camp is relationships.

Recovery: Facing Anger at God

Jun 20, 2018 10:25:37 AM

Justin was angry - family breakup and homelessness as a child left him with low self-worth, depression, suicidal thoughts and drug addiction. Through LIFE Recovery, Justin reclaimed his identity, found his purpose and uses his experiences to help others.

Youth and the Future of Ministry

May 31, 2018 12:53:05 PM

UGM Youth Outreach is serving youth today with hope of a bright future while also raising up the next generation of leaders to help walk them into that future.

The UGM Residents You Didn't Know About

May 23, 2018 11:22:10 AM

UGM is training up young adults to become strong leaders, following God’s call to reach the poor and vulnerable. Meredith McFall is one of those young leaders.