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LOBBYING FOR RECOVERY

At the Union Rescue Mission, “recovery” is seen as re-connecting with God, Ourselves, and Others. This month Deed and Truth is “lobbying” for recovery. This month Deed and Truth finished redecorating the Men’s Recovery floor’s LOBBY. We were able to use donations of very sturdy furniture from our friends and donors mixed with some purchases of fine leather sofas. This is a common area used heavily by 100 men in the Christian Life Recovery Program so the furniture needs to be sturdy and of high quality to last. This is an investment in the recovery of men getting connected to God, then understanding who they are in relationship with Christ, and finally how to live in community with others. Sp

GETTING TO WORK

Once our moms at Hope Gardens graduate from the Christian Life Recovery Program, but before they enter the housing search phase, they begin the critical phase that prepares them for employment. During this time they are getting workforce classroom training, earning Apprenticeships at Hope Gardens, and then one-on-one mentorship creating a resume, doing mock interviews, and even picking out an appropriate outfit for interviewing. However, some of our ladies have practical hurdles that will prevent them from succeeding. There are two in particular that Deed and Truth is partnering with Hope Gardens to overcome. GED: A good number of the mothers have come from dysfunctional backgrounds and have

Cinematherapy

Movies are not only an enjoyable form of entertainment and a source of inspiration but also a great activity to develop camaraderie with our friends. Check out the new Movie Room that Deed & Truth has created for the men in the URM Discipleship Ministry. The new movie room is full every night and the guys are loving’ it! They are gathering other men to join them in the new movie room and watching movies together. This naturally generates a lot of good conversation afterward. Every Night has turned into Movie Night as different guys are using the room 7 days a week. If you’d like to donate a good movie the guys might want to watch we would love to start a video library for them. We’ve already

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