Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities

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Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities has responded to the needs of those experiencing homelessness, poverty and addiction in the Twin Cities metro area for more than 115 years.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities
77 E 9th Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Website: www.ugmtc.org

Phone: (651) 228-1800

Email: info@ugmtc.org

Organization details

EIN: 410705847

CEO/President: Dr. Charles P. Morgan

Chairman: Brad Johnston

Board size: 11


Ruling year: 1929

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1990


To see all men, women, and children healthy, whole, and successful through Jesus Christ and the transforming power of the gospel. While other homeless shelters provide meals and a place a stay for people from our community, Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities goes further to provide a permanent pathway off the streets. We are gospel-centered. We provide comprehensive, integrated programs. We give students time to heal.

Mission statement

To provide Christ-centered, discipleship-oriented pathways and programs that restore dignity and wholeness to men, women, and children.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, ultimately authoritative Word of God. We believe there is one God, eternally existing as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is deity; that He was born of a virgin, that we are redeemed by His atoning death through His shed blood, that He bodily resurrected and ascended into Heaven, and that He will come again in power and great glory. We believe that individuals are saved through a direct, personal encounter with the risen Lord, at which time they are regenerated by the Holy Spirit. This event we hold to be an experience, rather than a doctrinal supposition. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whom Christ indwells each believer enabling them to live a godly life of obedience as he/she reaches for maturity. We believe the Holy Spirit unites all true believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that together they form one body, the church.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating819 of 999133 of 157
Fund acquisition rating827 of 1001141 of 157
Resource allocation rating793 of 1001122 of 157
Asset utilization rating449 of 99984 of 157

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$586,122$581,544$483,105$839,891$625,554
Short-term investments$11,354,606$8,975,852$8,427,910$8,023,498$8,528,785
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$17,685,679$11,627,247$10,117,108$11,078,101$10,379,375
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$8,603,698$11,661,659$12,124,512$12,216,611$12,058,644
Other long-term assets$2,609,367$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$11,213,065$11,661,659$12,124,512$12,216,611$12,058,644
Total assets$28,898,744$23,288,906$22,241,620$23,294,712$22,438,019
Payables and accrued expenses$1,411,796$769,733$832,856$839,465$1,733,856
Other current liabilities$50,732$32,383$65,559$108,033$94,676
Total current liabilities$1,462,528$802,116$898,415$947,498$1,828,532
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$119,545$113,313$107,406$101,807$96,500
Total long-term liabilities$1,216,745$113,313$107,406$101,807$96,500
Total liabilities$2,679,273$915,429$1,005,821$1,049,305$1,925,032
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$21,179,358$18,688,213$17,686,065$18,629,588$18,462,316
With donor restrictions$5,040,113$3,685,264$3,549,734$3,615,819$2,050,671
Net assets$26,219,471$22,373,477$21,235,799$22,245,407$20,512,987
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Total contributions$17,848,865$14,715,952$13,630,723$15,399,620$13,760,511
Program service revenue$635,991$739,546$821,998$828,344$920,806
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$284,377$305,106$248,380$790,662$297,057
Other revenue($158,750)($227,006)($153,838)$338,276($246,673)
Total other revenue$761,618$817,646$916,540$1,957,282$971,190
Total revenue$18,610,483$15,533,598$14,547,263$17,356,902$14,731,701
Program services$11,207,408$11,121,585$11,922,838$11,190,696$11,095,080
Management and general$943,614$874,593$963,793$1,100,860$1,732,935
Total expenses$15,422,398$14,606,009$16,013,912$15,480,488$15,655,118
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$3,188,085$927,589($1,466,649)$1,876,414($923,417)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,188,085$927,589($1,466,649)$1,876,414($923,417)


Dr Charles MorganChief Executive Officer$200,415
Korwin SchmidtChief Financial Officer$63,265

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2020

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 12/22/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


Primarily known for its work with homeless and chemically dependent men, the Mission also has a long history of providing practical assistance for women and children. We provide comprehensive support services and education programs focused on techniques and habits for promoting long-term success. Our investment in each person is a precursor of his or her own investment in a more vibrant future. Our goal is to encourage people to value themselves as God values them, to see the value they have to offer the world, and to seek out a bright future as a fully contributing member of our community.

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