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Join in at the Ground Floor!

We can't wait to get started renovating the old Gales School building into a modern homeless facility with 150 overnight beds and all kinds of updated ministries. Before we begin, however, we are seeking God's guidance.

That's why we held a special service for our relocation at First Baptist Church of Glenarden (Landover, MD) on April 23. Starting with a WAVA (105.1 FM) live broadcast by radio host Don Kroah, 200 attended, praying along with Mission staff, Board and friends.

We heard from Rev. Billy Staton (First Baptist Church of Glenarden), Don Watson (Spiritual Transformation Program graduate), Dr. Anthony Medley (Emmanuel-Brinklow Seventh Day Adventist Church), Pastor Greg Strong (City of Zion Church) and Deacon Mike McCall (Burtonsville Baptist Church.) We also enjoyed music from soloist Sheri Jackson and Heaven's Song from Dupont Park Seventh Day Adventist Church and the Grace Cathedral Praise and Worship Team with Pastor Covington. Rev. Chester Bellinger (First Baptist Church of Glenarden) served as our moderator.

Grace Cathedral Praise and Worship Team share their ministry of music
Grace Cathedral Praise and Worship Team share their ministry of music.

We're praying that God will lead us in serving DC.

For our friends in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, we have two prayer services coming soon. Join us at Immanuel Bible Church (Springfield, VA) on Saturday, May 5, at 10:00 am and at the Central Union Mission Chapel (1350 R St., NW) on Sunday, May 6, at 3:00 pm. Click here to RSVP.

You're Invited. . .

Please join us at our Groundbreaking Ceremony at 11:00 am on Monday, May 7, at our relocation site: the former Gales School, 65 Massachusetts Ave., NW, in Washington, DC. Click here to RSVP.

"Now I Let God Drive"

Robert Taylor and Ryan SimpsonRyan Simpson had it all: college and culinary school degrees and sous chef jobs at famous restaurants. He had no way to know that his painful family history, life-consuming addiction and wrecked relationships would lead him right to Central Union Mission. Speaking at our Landover Special Service for Relocation on April 23, Ryan shared how his life has been transformed. See what Ryan's doing now in our next issue of The Missionary newsletter.

Position Available

Camp Bennett Nurse: We need an RN who can dispense medication and follow the protocol of the camp's doctor. The nurse handles minor medical incidents and the administration of all medications at camp. Please contact Kevin Hollowell, camp director, at 202-437-5643 for more information.

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Toward Our Firm Foundation

If you'd like to participate in the newest challenge facing Central Union Mission, our former Gales School renovation project, we invite you to pray for our efforts, volunteer or contribute your generous donation toward our building fund. May God bless you for your compassion.

Our architect’s latest vision of Central Union Mission’s new exterior
Our architect's latest vision of Central Union Mission's new exterior.
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