• Super Bowl Sunday Brings Fellowship and Fun to City Union Mission Homeless Guests and Program Participants - Media Release:   February 3, 2017Super Bowl Sunday Brings Fellowship and Fun to City Union MissionHomeless Guests and Program ParticipantsKANSAS CITY, Mo.—On Sunday, February 5, City Union Mission will host a special viewing of the Super Bowl game for an estimated 250 guests in their men’s emergency shelter for guests and participants of their long-term Christian […]
  • City Union Mission Requests Final Push to Meet $6 Million Campaign Goal - Media Release:   January 27, 2017City Union Mission Requests Final Push to Meet $6 Million Campaign Goal “I have every ounce of faith in God and this community that we’ll close the gap before the campaign deadline on January 31.  What happens in the next few days will impact our ability to serve our neighbors throughout the […]
  • 2016 Camp CUMCITO – Wk 4 Pre-Teen 2 & Tot Lot 4 - It was a good week at camp.  Not always easy, and certainly hot, but definitely good.Tot Lot campers enjoyed a princess tea party (girls) and a heroic quest (boys), a carnival with prizes, and jumping into the swimming pool…gasp!…with their clothes on!  They also basked in the love of the caring staff for a week. […]
  • 2016 Camp CUMCITO – Wk 2 Pre-Teen 1 & Tot Lot 2 - It’s a good thing God has plans that we don’t know about! We started the week of Pre-teen 1 short staffed especially in the kitchen and on craft staff. Many have pitched in and filled the gaps and gone above and beyond their job descriptions! The unity of our staff at Big Camp and Tot […]
  • 2016 City Camp Wk 5: Road Trip - Road Trip!  When I think of summer, one of the things I think about is rolling down the road in my car with the windows down, listening to some music, and enjoying the journey as mile marker signs pass by. Whether it’s a short journey or a long one, no doubt, I love a good […]
  • 2016 City Camp Wk 4: National Park - The theme for week 4 of City Camp took us to National Parks. We explored through our education and reading time some really interesting things about the great outdoors. We learned about sled dogs and how they work together in teams under harsh conditions and perform in unison to do amazing things. We also got […]
  • 2016 City Camp Wk 3: This and That Week - Sometimes, you just need a break from the normal routine.  ‘This and That Week’ was a breath of fresh air in the midst of the summer.  Normally our campers go through rotations of reading, devotions, recreation and a team time every morning. Afternoons are also scheduled out and full of routine.  But, this week, we […]
  • 2016 City Camp Wk 2: Reflecting - Today was anything but easy. My to do list is longer now than I have time for in the next week. Our kids were on the wild side. They behaved poorly. They hurt others. They hurt us. If I’m honest, it just wasn’t our best day ever. And if you saw our weary faces, saw […]
  • 2016 City Camp Wk 1: Monster Rally - 2016 City Camp Wk 1:  Monster RallyThis year, we kicked off City Camp by rallying all our little monsters for a fun filled week of devotions, crafts, fun games, reading, swimming and a trip to Concourse Park. During devotions we learned that there is a monster in disguise (Satan) who wants to lure us away from […]
  • 2015 Camp CUMCITO – Wk 6 – Teen Boys - Camp CUMCITO – Week 6 – Teen BoysThe first things the boys participated in at camp were skilled activities such as archery, fire building, canoeing and craftsmanship, followed by a time to cool off in the pool where the dunking wars started! After dinner the boys were refueled to tackle rock climbing, basketball and the […]