COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS
Started 20 years ago, our Men’s Program is highly structured to encourage recovery. Spiritual disciplines, Bible study, conflict management, counseling, and work therapy make up a very busy day for men who are enrolled in our Men’s Program. We are fortunate to have Rev. Mike Currin, our Men’s Chaplain, leading our Bible study for the men.
We shelter and serve homeless women with 1-2 children (ages newborn to 10 if boys) who present themselves to Union Mission for help. The structured program of recovery includes Bible study, work therapy, study of spiritual disciplines, and referrals to outside resources if needed. The Room At The Inn is under 24-hour supervision with a resident manager.
Twice monthly, Union Mission makes a food distribution to those who have been pre-qualified for our food pantry ministry. In partnership with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC as well as businesses, individuals, churches and civic groups, we are able to distribute fresh food to those in need.
We also serve an evening meal for anyone desiring to eat with us each evening at 4:00 PM, following our devotional service.
About half of the operating budget of Union Mission comes from the sale of used clothing, thrift items, and the recycling of well-used clothing. Donated clothing and other items are sold in our retail stores to generate funds for the operation of the Mission.