Since 1924, the impoverished and homeless of Kansas City have found hope and healing through City Union Mission. The Mission continues to be committed to sharing the gospel and meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of men, women and children. The hurting and lost are not only blessed by warm beds, nutritious food and a place of safety, but City Union Mission's uncompromising commitment of sharing the life-giving Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Mission's podcast, "Hope Lives Here," is designed to help you discover its origins, its history, its programs, its people and the Mission's love for those who need love most.
Do you know who George Mueller is? Find out how his story from the mid 1800's is a lot like ours here at The Mission. Listen to Manny McNeil explain how the kitchen staff provides a necessary program for The Mission to function and provide excellent food and care for those we serve.
Please visit www.cityunionmission.org to get involved!
In this episode we look into one of the major outreaches for the Christmas season. Find out what is the Christmas store and how City Union Mission is helping our neighbors have a magical Christmas. You won't believe what it takes to make this happen.
City Union Mission is known for its ministry to the homeless in Kansas City. What many people don't know about is our Community Assistance program that helps low-income women and families meet their basic needs and reduce their family's financial strain. Travis Strong, the Mission's Associate Director, Women and Family Ministry is the guest on this episode.
City Union Mission values the many incredible partnerships it has around Kansas City. On this podcast episode we're discussing CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP. Karla Schuning, the Mission's Corporate Relations Specialist is the guest as we talk about how the business community continues to play an important role in City Union Mission's ministry efforts.
City Union Mission offers a one-week Bible camp each summer in Warsaw, Missouri at Camp CUMCITO, for low-income children from urban Kansas City and rural Benton County. The Mission's Director of Programs - Warsaw, Travis Bradburn, is the guest on this episode and talks about what a great experience this is for our youth campers and how our volunteer staffers invest in these young lives each summer.
Over the years, City Union Mission has been blessed by our association with many churches in the metropolitan area as they come alongside and help us minister to Kansas City's poor and homeless. On this episode, the Mission's Church Relations and Volunteer Administrator, Dennis Ellis, is the guest.
Donald Day is a participant in City Union Mission's Christian Life Program. On the this episode of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast," he'll talk about what led to his homelessness, why he came to City Union Mission, and what's ahead once he leaves the Mission.
Dr. Terry Megli, Chief Executive Officer at City Union Mission, is the guest. Employment opportunities in a variety of positions exist at City Union Mission. And as you listen, you'll find out how employees have the opportunity to grow in their walk with Christ, and that the rewards of working in this ministry are tremendous.
Chief Development Officer, Karl Ploeger is the guest. What falls under the umbrella of Development at City Union Mission? What is Development's role in promoting the Mission, and why is establishing relationships with supporters so crucial to the ongoing efforts of City Union Mission? We'll address those questions and more on Episode 9 of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast."
Dr. Terry Megli, Chief Executive Officer at City Union Mission, is the guest on Episode 8. What is the answer to the issue of homelessness in Kansas City? One approach, that is not supported by City Union Mission, is a "housing first" approach. Why doesn't that work, and if not housing first, then what's the answer?
Episode 7 of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast" features Car Ministry Specialist, Bob Myers. Find out how the Car Ministry Program at City Union Mission is such a blessing to our program graduates, and how you can be involved."
On Episode 6 of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast," Amanda Greene is the guest, Administrator at City Union Mission's L. Minor Care Center. Find out why L. Minor is so important to City Union Mission and how it provides unique care and services to the men who occupy it.
DR. TERRY MEGLI IS OUR GUEST, THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT CITY UNION MISSION. EVERY MAN AND WOMAN THAT HAS EVER COME TO CITY UNION MISSION HAS A STORY. IT'S A STORY THAT IS UNIQUE TO THEM............THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT LED TO THEIR HOMELESSNESS. AND WHILE EACH HAS THEIR OWN STORY, ARE THEIR SIMILARITIES TO THE STORIES OF OTHERS? WHAT ARE THE LIFE EVENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES THAT ARE LEADING MEN TO HOMELESSNESS?
Episode Four of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast" features an interview with Billy Hastings, the Director of Women and Family Ministries at City Union Mission. So many people in Kansas City are aware of the programs, services and facilities that are available to homeless men at the Mission. But they may not be aware of what's also provided for single women, women with children, and families. It's a vital part ...
Episode Three of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast," features City Union Mission's CEO, Dr. Terry Megli. Why is the spiritual component so essential to the success of City Union Mission? What are the challenges that the Mission faces by being a faith-based shelter? We'll have that discussion on Episode Three of "Hope Lives Here - The Podcast."
What happens when a man comes to the Men's Shelter at City Union Mission for the first time? It's a day in the life of a new guest at the Mission as we visit with Men's Shelter Administrator, Stephen Chichester. Find out what Biblical hospitality is all about on Episode 2 of Hope Lives Here - The Podcast.
Dr. Terry Megli, Chief Executive Officer, talks about the state of homelessness in Kansas City.
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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