2019 Winter Newsletter

In from the Cold So far this winter season, we have had 27 white flag nights. During this time Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Weaver House lobby is opened to host an additional 25 men and women in addition to the 100 guests already sheltered on site. Using the City of Greensboro Winter Emergency Response Plan as a […]

Winter Fund 2019

WE site shelters keep more men and women safe on the coldest nights of the year.

The Winter Emergency (WE) shelter program provides shelter for men and women experiencing homelessness in Greensboro. Greensboro Urban Ministry works with congregational partners to offer additional shelter beds during the cold winter months, December through March. Guests work with case managers to connect with community services and seek employment which we hope will lead to self-sufficiency. Volunteers at […]

Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memorial of Duncan Butler

For more than 20-years, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Duncan Butler. It was a friendship which began at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church over a shared love of music and a desire to pass that along to the younger generations. Throughout the years, we would see one another at various events, but in 2011 I […]

Be the Light!

Recently, we noticed the same car parked under the street light in our lot for several nights in a row.  “I don’t have anywhere to go. I have a job, I just need to get on my feet,” said the woman in the car.  ~ Current Resident of Weaver House  On that morning before the sun […]

On the Front Lines of Help and Hope

Many people come to Greensboro Urban Ministry through a program — as a client, volunteer or donor. Often, the full range of programs provided at our agency are not as well known. In our newest video, learn about the many ways Greensboro Urban Ministry seeks to provide crisis assistance and hope to those in need […]

Angel’s Revival

Angel Baptist came to Greensboro Urban Ministry after facing the challenges of substance abuse and unhealthy relationships. She is a resident at Partnership Village, a community where women, men and families with children who have experienced homelessness can find support, structure and community as they get back on their feet. “At Partnership Village, I’m learning to […]

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