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6 10, 2016

Addiction is a fire

October 6th, 2016|From Rex's Desk|

Addiction is an all-consuming fire, which ignites its passion in every aspect of individuals’ body, mind and soul. It is not a respecter of persons in regard to age, gender, culture, race or social economic class. It is not a communicable disease that spreads from one person to another. It must be willingly submitted to for its’ [...]

6 10, 2016

Rock Bottom

October 6th, 2016|Stories of Hope|

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 [...]

13 09, 2016

2016 UMM CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT: The gift that gives back!

September 13th, 2016|Latest News|

It’s that time of year again and here’s a look at the 2016 Union Mission Christmas ornament which will available beginning October 1, 2016. To pre-order, contact Terry Hodge 304.925-0366 ext. 145 or by email

1 09, 2016

It’s amazing how God works.

September 1st, 2016|Stories of Hope|

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 [...]

1 09, 2016

What kind of people frequent the mission?

September 1st, 2016|From Rex's Desk|

We often have a “mindset” or preconceived idea of what kind of individual we would think would frequent a mission. We imagine a person who struggles with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or someone who is unmotivated and has consequently become homeless. I could write at length to tell stories of those who have come to [...]

13 08, 2016

Union Mission and flood relief

August 13th, 2016|From Rex's Desk|

On Friday, June 23rd, we woke up to the news of one of the most devastating floods in the history of West Virginia. I arrived at the mission at 6:25 am and received a phone call from Jeff Jeffries at WQBE 97.5 radio asking if I would pray on the air for West Virginia. Following a time [...]

1 07, 2016

The incomprehensibility of homelessness

July 1st, 2016|From Rex's Desk|

For most of us being homeless is incomprehensible. To walk away from “normalcy” is surely beyond our comprehension unless you come to know someone who is homeless and then you realize that it is only by the grace of God that any of us are not living in the same situation. Homeless people are just like you [...]

24 06, 2016

Flood Relief – West Virginia

June 24th, 2016|Latest News|

June 24, 2016 In the midst of a state of emergency across many West Virginia counties, Union Mission is partnering with WCHS 8 TV, WQBE 97.5 and other potential partners to help those affected by the recent storms and flooding. We are collecting drinking water, bleach, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food items. Donations can be brought to the Union Mission at 700 South Park Road in Kanawha City or left at one of the drop off sites listed below. […]

1 04, 2016

Youth Pastors, Sign up now for Mission Quest Adventure this summer

April 1st, 2016|Latest News|

EVENT DATE: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Save the date for a fun, FREE day of fellowship as you rally your youth group teams to find specific items for Union Mission. The day will culminate with a picnic and private party at Water Ways in Boone County. […]

31 03, 2016

Union Mission announces the 2016 “Women On a Mission” Honorees

March 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Union Mission Ministries is excited to announce the 2016 Women On a Mission honorees.  The recipients will be honored at a luncheon on May 19th at the Charleston Marriott Pavilion at 12:00 noon. As an organization on a mission to serve others, Union Mission recognizes the importance of celebrating those who consistently dedicate their time, [...]