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.
December was a busy month at Springs Rescue Mission. We hosted our annual “Christmas for All” outreach meal while many shelter guests and Greenway Flats residents celebrated in their own ways. We saw folks graduate from jobs training courses and heard amazing stories of the ways people are breaking free from the cycles of homelessness, hunger and addiction in their lives.
The following are prayer requests submitted to Springs Rescue Mission by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction.
Shelter guests, residents of Greenway Flats and men in the New Life Program (addiction recovery) discuss their hopes, aspirations and resolutions for 2020.
On Christmas Eve, nearly 500 hungry guests arrived at City Auditorium between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the Mission’s annual “Christmas For All” holiday banquet. As crowds of families, shelter guests and members of the community poured in, nearly 200 volunteers waited to...
The cooks and chefs of Springs Rescue Mission — Samaritan’s Kitchen and Mission Catering — really hustle this time of year.
Joshua never let autism limit him. But from age 9, he knew he was different. That’s the year doctors placed him at the high-functioning end of the spectrum.
The following are prayer requests submitted by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction. Please join Springs Rescue Mission staff and our faith community as we remember these precious neighbors in our daily prayers.
Last month, hundreds of people found refuge at Springs Rescue Mission to escape the winter cold, eat a hearty meal and sleep in a warm bed — all thanks to your generous support.
Among the guests of Springs Rescue Mission, there are many cooks, bakers and “foodies.” These are some of their favorite recipes.
Shawn goes by many names at Springs Rescue Mission: Big Shawn, Chef Shawn, “success story.”