by BettyBeth Johns, community development manager, United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) in Wyoming, Mich. Alexandra’s UCOM journey began with a small letter-sized poster hanging in the food pantry: If you want to learn to take charge of your financial future, sign up for FREE financial literacy classes here at UCOM. Something sparked in her. She…

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As far back as anyone can remember, UCC-related Pilgrim Manor — a United Church Homes older adult community in Grand Rapids, Mich. — has run a special giving tree project each December. But choosing nearby United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) as the beneficiary has given the project special meaning to both partners. “The partnership with…

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