Fellowship Missions: Welcoming Guests, Transforming Lives

Fellowship Missions welcomes guests, any time of the day, every day. For the relatively few they are unable to take in, they will find alternate arrangements. “We do not want to just say ‘No’,” said Eric Lane, who founded the faith-based homeless shelter in 2010 and serves as … Read More

Chamber Members Honored At Annual Awards Dinner

WINONA LAKE — Local businesses and individuals were honored at last night’s, Jan. 26, 105th Annual Chamber Membership Awards Dinner, hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center at Grace College. Randy Lewis, author of “No Greatness Without Goodness,” was the evening’s keynote … Read More

Middle School Play To Benefit Local Shelter

WARSAW— Local students are taking their love for the theater and combining it with their mission to enrich the lives of others. Students at Lakeview Middle School will present a theatrical production this evening, Thursday, Dec. 10, and tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 11, to benefit Fellowship Missions in their fight … Read More

Those Without Home, Family Find It At Fellowship Missions

WARSAW — If you asked Marjorie Mullins, employee and past tenant of Fellowship Missions, what residents of Warsaw’s homeless shelter need most this holiday season, her answer may surprise you. “They need the love of their family. Where are their families?” stated Mullins through tears. “What they really … Read More

IBOP Hosts Fellowship Missions Auction

Indiana Business Opportunity Partners (iBOP) held a charity quarter auction for Fellowship Missions in Warsaw on Sept. 19, at the American Legion Post #49 in Warsaw. The iBOP group was able to make an $1,166 donation to Fellowship Missions and wish to thank those that supported the event. … Read More

Homeless Man Gives Donations To Local Charities

It has been said before that the happiest individuals are not those who receive more, but give more. For Timothy Watt, 57, also known as Harry Homeless Hippie, raising awareness and helping others is among his top priorities. Harry, who notes he is a veteran of the Marine … Read More

WCS Student Makes Difference Through Theater

  A local student is combining her talent and heart for charity to make a big difference for a local organization. Macy Miller, an eighth grade student at Lakeview Middle School has been volunteering Friday mornings at Fellowship Missions for approximately three months. Miller was inspired to donate … Read More

New Homeless Shelter Facility Opens In Warsaw

When Jenny Bynum found herself with nowhere to go, she sought refuge in May at a women’s homeless shelter in Warsaw. “I ran out of family members to live with and the only other option was to come to the shelter,” she recalled. Bynum is not alone. Thanks … Read More

New Homeless Shelter Nearing Completion

[weaver_youtube WMLF__u1xL8 rel=0] In April of 2013 the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals approved a petition for a homeless shelter at 1520 E. Winona Ave. in the former Ken Anderson Films Building (see related). Today, the shelter is nearing completion and is set to this month. In honor of … Read More

Local Club Works To Make A Difference

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1Zw6zyp-EI] Today at 9 a.m. members of the Purdue Extension Homemakers club gathered to donate a total of 52 homemade tote bags to Fellowship Missions Founder Eric Lane. The bags, which are made entirely by members of the club, will be given to women at Fellowship Missions’ homeless … Read More

City Approves Homeless Shelter

Not finding any reasons to deny a petition by Fellowship Missions, the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals Monday night approved a homeless shelter on East Winona Avenue. Eric Lane, executive director of Fellowship Missions, presented the plan to the WBZA asking to use the former Ken Anderson Films … Read More

BZA Homeless Shelter Vote Is Tonight

The Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals is expected to vote on a proposal tonight that would establish a homeless shelter in the city. Fellowship Missions, which has operated separated women’s and men’s facilities in Warsaw since 2010, is hoping to get approval from the city BZA to combine … Read More

Coffee Connection Hosting Eric Lane

Start the New Year off right by joining in giving a helping hand to the local homeless shelter. Coming up on Thursday, Jan.10, 2013, Eric Lane from Fellowship Missions shelter will be joining the Coffee Cafe Connection to share how we can all make a vital difference in our … Read More

The Price Of Homelessness

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIdgg1gERHc] A 2010 national report by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that as much as 2.9 percent of Indiana’s population was homeless. Those numbers are expected to rise when the Department of Commerce releases the annual Point in Time homeless count later this year. … Read More