Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities


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


Year founded: 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 rating552 of 58634 of 42
Fund acquisition rating568 of 58641 of 42
Resource allocation rating487 of 58637 of 42
Asset utilization rating393 of 5868 of 42

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$483,105$839,891$625,554$564,446$845,387
Short-term investments$8,427,910$8,023,498$8,528,785$6,935,560$6,698,299
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$10,117,108$11,078,101$10,379,375$9,677,720$10,678,542
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$12,124,512$12,216,611$12,058,644$12,133,739$11,905,241
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$12,124,512$12,216,611$12,058,644$12,133,739$11,905,241
Total assets$22,241,620$23,294,712$22,438,019$21,811,459$22,583,783
Payables and accrued expenses$832,856$839,465$1,733,856$990,651$866,820
Other current liabilities$65,559$108,033$94,676$33,293$14,174
Total current liabilities$898,415$947,498$1,828,532$1,023,944$880,994
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$107,406$101,807$96,500$91,469$109,885
Total long-term liabilities$107,406$101,807$96,500$91,469$109,935
Total liabilities$1,005,821$1,049,305$1,925,032$1,115,413$990,929
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$1,480,234$1,546,319$1,217,171$1,097,965$1,811,953
Permanently restricted$2,069,500$2,069,500$833,500$833,500$832,900
Net assets$21,235,799$22,245,407$20,512,987$20,696,046$21,592,854
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Total contributions$13,630,723$15,399,620$13,760,511$13,413,967$13,476,376
Program service revenue$821,998$828,344$920,806$1,169,027$1,508,586
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$248,380$790,662$297,057($307,312)$150,701
Other revenue($153,838)$338,276($246,673)($267,845)($102,811)
Total other revenue$916,540$1,957,282$971,190$593,870$1,556,476
Total revenue$14,547,263$17,356,902$14,731,701$14,007,837$15,032,852
Program services$11,922,838$11,190,696$11,095,080$10,835,664$10,211,202
Management and general$963,793$1,100,860$1,732,935$995,688$997,313
Total expenses$16,013,912$15,480,488$15,655,118$14,714,811$14,031,152
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)($1,466,649)$1,876,414($923,417)($706,974)$1,001,700
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($1,466,649)$1,876,414($923,417)($706,974)$1,001,700

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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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