"Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ"  (Galatians 6:2).



Our focus: To provide a network of loving support and resources for women in divorce crisis

HOPE director, Adena Pedigo, works with professional women who voluntarily minister in the area of divorce and separation. They are available to give you confidential support coupled with prayer. Please don't hesitate to seek guidance from this ministry. You may confidentially email us at ladies@upci.org.

HOPE Director: Adena Pedigo

For further information, email ladies@upci.org or call 636-229-7895.

Featured Articles

To Know him is to Trust him

To Know him is to Trust him

February 28th 2018 @ 10:25 AM

By Gaylene Plante

My world as I knew it was shattering around me, watching what I thought as my hopes and dreams fall apart, the trust I had in the one person I thought I loved… dissolving.  I found myself on my knees broken before God crying out to Him to take the pain away; it was at that time I was fully broken that I heard in my spirit …Read More +

Simple Holiday Tips For Single Moms

Simple Holiday Tips For Single Moms

December 23rd 2017 @ 8:55 PM

Simple Holiday Tips for Single Moms

By Megan McNeal

“And the angel said unto them, FEAR NOT: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of GREAT JOY, which shall be to all people… For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour….”  (Luke 2:10-11)

The holidays are here!  Our children get so excited this time of year, but we single moms often face it with …Read More +

Blessings Of Thankfulness

Blessings Of Thankfulness

November 23rd 2017 @ 12:05 AM

The Blessings of Thankfulness

By Megan McNeal

“O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good; for His mercy endureth forever.”  (1 Chronicles 16:34)

“It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto Thy name, O Most High.” (Psalm 92:1)

“Give thanks … are you kidding?!?  My family and life are falling apart and my heart is completely broken – what on …Read More +

What are you Thinking?

What are you Thinking?

September 5th 2017 @ 11:10 AM

Sometimes we are our own worst enemies!  We often repeat the same mistakes, fall into the same fears anxieties, etc.  Situations that remind us of past hurts can throw our emotions into a tailspin! 

I have been privy to a prime example in recent weeks.

I have been very amused lately by my labradoodle, Berkeley.  Several times he has hooked his leash on our magazine rack, and he cannot move.  Now, …Read More +

Lonely?  Look Up!

Lonely? Look Up!

August 25th 2017 @ 8:10 PM


Lonely?  Look Up!

By Megan McNeal

Some days it hits hard and without warning.  You were doing so good, feeling so strong.  Then the wave hits so fast it almost takes your breath away…. Loneliness.

The simplest things trigger it.  Seeing a couple walk hand in hand … an anniversary that’s no longer happy … a table-for-two with only you … that minute your children leave with your ex-spouse …Read More +

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