NEWS AND REPORTS

Posted on Feb 1, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

In a culture built on consumption, it is easy to forget the poor that Jesus cared so much about. We get caught up in acquiring, buying, eating. Yet paradoxically, the more stuff we consume, the more our spirits wither and starve. Join us on Thursday, February 11th (6pm) as we participate in a rich discussion on how to engage others more fully – especially those living on the margins of society. On this night, you’ll also be invited to journey with Urban Mission staff and volunteers as we participate in 40 days of solidarity with the poor. Using Chris Seay’s book, “A Place at the Table” as a guide, this experience will not only impact you personally, but also the world...

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Help Us Help Others!

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Help Us Help Others!

The Urban Mission recently acquired a “new” building on the corner of North and 5th Street, just steps away from the Urban Mission church. It is our dream (that is quickly turning into reality) to use this space as a second shelter for our community’s homeless as well as a resource center for our clients. In order to see the building reach its fullest potential, we need the support of the community to help in the rehabilitation of this building. If you’d like to lend a hand or two to help at the Urban Mission War Memorial Building, please contact us at 740.282.8010 or email: asteele@urbanmission.org.  ...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2015 in NEWS AND REPORTS

The next Table gathering will be held on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6pm at the Urban Mission Church (301 North 5th). All are invited to attend this special night of giving thanks in community. Please come hungry as this is what we do “at the table.” To rsvp, call 740.282.8010 or email: asteele@urbanmission.org      

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Thank you!

Posted on Oct 22, 2015 in News, NEWS AND REPORTS

Thank you!

 You did it! You helped provide a special Thanksgiving meal to more than 1,000 families. Thank you for your generosity this Thanksgiving! We pray you had a blessed Thanksgiving as well.

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Hunger Action Month

Posted on Aug 29, 2015 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month and the Urban Mission is teaming up with local food pantries & feeding programs to invite you to participate in 30 Ways in 30 Days – a month long awareness campaign to take action against hunger. Each day, we’ll be sharing a new way YOU can fight hunger in the Ohio Valley. Download the Calendar below to see how you can participate. Don’t forget to like the Urban Mission’s Facebook page to get daily updates of Hunger Action Month activities! Hunger Action Month...

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THANK YOU!! Back to School Bash 2015

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in NEWS AND REPORTS

THANK YOU!! Back to School Bash 2015

What a tremendous day! 1,200 book bags distributed 15 area schools represented 100+ volunteers And a great kick off to the school year! Thanks to everyone for their support of this community effort.   Below are a few of our sponsors who played a BIG role in this year’s Back to School Bash! Huntington Bank of Steubenville US Bank of Toronto Paramount Advantage United Healthcare National Cash Advance Gateway Community College Mantua UMC Bridging Leadership First Energy Steubenville City Schools United Sole AEP Fishers Council Valley Youth Worker’s Network Perrysville & Pleasant Hill UMC Richmond UMC Trinity Eco Fund JC Penney TJ Maxx For more...

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