The Mission Blog
While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.
Jon was at the end of himself. But after losing everything to addiction — his family, his company, his money and his sobriety — he found hope for New Life.
Lent is a season of reflection — a time to walk in love and to meditate on how we as Christians can learn new ways to “Love Bigger.” To observe the 40 days of Lent, Springs Rescue Mission is sharing devotionals from local faith and community leaders.
Robyn was looking for a way to honor her son Adam, who died in 2014 at age 18. So she prayed, asking God for guidance, and heard a call to serve homeless men and women at Springs Rescue Mission.
Springs Rescue Mission had a busy month! But before we get to February’s highlights, we want to provide a quick update on how the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Springs Rescue Mission.
It’s not easy, but it’s always good to keep your heart muscle in shape. Don’t let it grow weak and get sore. You’d be surprised just how big you can love with a little stretching and lots of practice.
At Springs Rescue Mission, we take the health, safety and wellbeing of our guests, clients, staff and volunteers very seriously; and throughout this current situation regarding COVID-19, the Mission will continue working prudently to serve this city’s neighbors in need.
These are prayer requests submitted by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction. Please join us as we remember these precious neighbors in our daily prayers.
God promises that those who seek Him will feel raindrops of righteousness on their faces. Then growth will come, and so will joy, knowing you are bearing fruit for Him.
Lori moved (with her son) to Colorado Springs to care for her ailing mother. But when her mom was placed in a nursing home last year, Lori lost her living arrangements and was dropped off at the Mission.
Although the exact definition of “low-barrier” varies greatly depending on who you ask, it essentially means that the requirements for entry are limited or minimal. With a focus on “harm reduction,” low-barrier shelters encourage homeless individuals to seek resources by eliminating those obstacles.