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DONATE Through your generous donations City Union Mission is able to provide help, hope and healing for the hungry and homeless. If God has blessed you with the ability to give, we humbly thank you for your willingness to contribute to the Mission and our efforts.
SERVICES From adult ministries to youth summer camps to food assistance, the Mission provides quality services to the poor and homeless. Through active participation we help our clients lead happier, healthier, and more spiritually fulfilling lives.
Depression overwhelmed Sheryl's life and left her angry with God. She came to the Mission, completed our long-term program and extended programs, and went on to obtain a position here. God rescued her from her depression. Her daughter said, "My mom is not broken anymore . . . she has her sparkle back!"Sheryl, Wednesday, May 20th 2015
Stability was something Patricia had never known. Her call to the Mission changed her future and restored her hope.Patricia, Wednesday, May 20th 2015
Clarence had lost everything and knew it was time for a change. City Union Mission helped him see that he could turn his life around.Clarence, Wednesday, May 20th 2015
James' mother shares her perspective on the life journey of a gifted son who made a wrong turn. A story of redemption and hope.James, Wednesday, April 16th 2014
Michael and his family became homeless because of bad choices he and his wife were making. Since graduating from the New Life Program, they have learned to give each other grace. Both coming from divorced households, they intend to end that cycle. "Our kids are learning about Christ. It's just awesome!"Michael, Tuesday, August 27th 2013
Nathan came to the Mission and quickly joined our long-term Christian Life Program. He was abused in his childhood and ashamed of life choices he had made. Nathan felt like there was nothing he could do right, and that he didn't deserve anything good. He has now graduated from the program and says, "I'm not my past mistakes. I am who...Nathan, Wednesday, July 10th 2013
"I was at the bottom, way at the bottom. I was doing drugs, drinking all the time. It was a mess, I almost died." -- Terry has since graduated from our Christian Life Program and is working to get his life back on course. His future is much brighter now thanks to City Union Mission and those that support this...Terry, Wednesday, June 19th 2013
A commencement service was held on February 12, 2013 at Midtown Baptist Temple, for 3 graduates of City Union Mission's Christian Life Program. In this video Lloyd, Gary and David share their individual journeys of hope with those in attendance and with you.CLP Graduation Feb-2013, Tuesday, April 9th 2013
Lonzell came to City Union Mission needing a friend, someone who cared and would listen. He found many friends, but a renewed relationship with Jesus was what helped him leave his past behind him. Since this interview, Lonzell has graduated from our Christian Life Program, as well as the Servant Leadership Institute, and is now an employee at the Mission.Lonzell, Tuesday, October 16th 2012
Annie and her son came to the Mission and found hope. She soon joined the New Life Program, where the classes have helped her to be a better parent and she has found a forever friend in her relationship with Jesus Christ. (You may need to pause to allow video time to load. -- Thank you)Annie, Friday, August 12th 2011
Forced to face his past mistakes, Lee makes a promise to God and his life is soon on a new path of forgiveness, hope and restoration. "I know I have a lot of work to do, but God has shown me it's NEVER to late. This is a short life compared to the life that awaits me in Heaven." --Lee...Lee, Tuesday, June 7th 2011
“I came to the Mission because I had no place to stay. I wanted to be where I could feel safe. It’s a blessing that God has given me another chance to learn who He is. I wish I could say thank you to all that support this place -- I wish I could just embrace them! I will do...Grace, Thursday, April 28th 2011
Larry came to City Union Mission in 2009. He joined the Christian Life Program and has since completed his studies and graduated from the program this Fall. Larry has also studied and tested for his GED. He recently received his GED certificate and is now attending the Victory Trade School in Springfield, Missouri.Larry, Tuesday, December 21st 2010
Johnny is a graduate of the Christian Life Program, and is currently on staff with City Union Mission as the Shelter Manager. He is responsible for everything that goes on at the Men’s Shelter. To say it’s a key position is to put it mildly. He’s been doing this for nearly 9 years, and before that he worked at the...Johnny, Monday, May 17th 2010