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Amy

At Union Mission, we see a wide variety of people every day through this ministry. Most of them unable to meet their basic needs or unable to overcome an addiction. In many cases, the families are truly destitute. It is tempting to become discouraged that the problem of poverty or addiction never goes away, but [...]

2017-08-30T18:36:44+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Stories of Hope|

Sweet Hearts

Happy Valentine’s Day! The topic of love comes to the fore in the month of February, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day on the 14th. Most of us enjoy hearing a good love story, and it’s exciting when God brings two people together. This past year, the mission has been blessed to watch God’s hand in several [...]

2017-08-30T18:36:45+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Stories of Hope|

Rock Bottom

Hi, my name is Meresa. After my daddy died, I sank into deep and very dark depression. The pain was almost unbearable. I started smoking pot, drinking any chance I could get and taking my  daddy’s leftover Seroquel. I jumped into a serious relationship with someone that was clearly not the best choice for me. I resented everyone. One day, the cops rolled up [...]

2017-08-30T18:36:46+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Stories of Hope|

It’s amazing how God works.

Jim and Marie* had originally planned to sell their car which no longer had much value to them. God, however, had a different plan and worked through a friend who told another friend who told them about families who had lost their vehicles in the recent floods. Realizing that their car could make a big difference to a family, they quietly donated it to the [...]

2017-08-30T18:36:46+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Stories of Hope|