Garza Relates To Residents at Fellowship Missions Through Volunteer Work

WARSAW —  Warsaw resident Israel Garza has been volunteering at Fellowship Missions, Warsaw, since 2011. According to Garza, a friend of his was a volunteer there and had posted on Facebook that they needed more volunteers. Garza said, “I saw the post and I had extra time on my … Read More

KLA Meets With Local Entrepreneurs

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center for a session on Entrepreneurship.  Guest speakers included Carolyn Shanklin, Rocket Fizz; Eric Lane, Fellowship Missions; and Nick Deeter, Wishbone Medical.  Kosciusko County is home to a multitude of industries and opportunities, many of which … Read More

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

Local Volunteer Gives Back To Less Fortunate

WARSAW — Fellowship Missions, Warsaw’s Christian based homeless shelter, operates almost exclusively off of hard working and dedicated volunteers. Betty Trump is one of them. Trump first started providing one meal a month for Fellowship Missions with her church group three years ago. Now she is providing lunches … 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

Fellowship Missions Opens Cold Weather Warming Center

WARSAW — This winter Fellowship Missions will be open as a warming center during the day for anyone who needs protection from the freezing temperatures. Fellowship Missions will open their gathering room when the temperature is at, or below, 32 degrees Fahrenheit during the day, the wind chill … Read More

Leesburg Students Collect Clothing For Those In Need

LEESBURG — Leesburg Elementary second graders took a moment to enrich the lives of others during a special day before break. Students encouraged their school to collect hats, gloves, scarves and new or gently used boots to give to Fellowship Missions for families who benefit from the services … Read More

Sixth Annual Block Of Love Goes On Despite Rain

WINONA LAKE — The sixth annual Block of Love event went on as scheduled despite Mother Nature’s insistence of bringing more rain to the area. As soon as the rain stopped and the sky cleared, people started heading to Canal Street to check out the fun. The event … Read More

Block of Love To Raise Money For Water For Good

WINONA LAKE — The Block of Love is an annual event that celebrates the community’s support of MudLOVE and raises money for Water for Good’s clean water initiatives in the Central African Republic. It features local music artists, food trucks, activities and an interactive social good marketplace. Last … Read More

Fellowship Missions Holds Soles for Souls Shoe and Sock Drive

Warsaw –Eric Lane, founder and executive director of Fellowship Missions Homeless Shelter in Warsaw, has found that well-fitting, clean shoes and socks are some of the most basic necessities that go unnoticed for people on the margins.  That’s why Fellowship Missions, in partnership with the annual Tracey Yeager … Read More

Hundreds Hear Author, Help Raise Funds For Fellowship Mission

  WINONA LAKE — It will soon be six years Fellowship Mission has been in existence in the Warsaw/Winona Lake area and according to Eric Lane, founder, “it’s been an amazing six years.” Over 400 people filled the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center on March 10, not only to … Read More

Local Group Supports Homeless Shelter

WARSAW — Indiana Business Opportunity Partners held a charity quarter auction for Fellowship Missions on Feb. 27, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1126. The iBOP group was able to make a $1,227.75 donation to Fellowship Missions and appreciates those who supported the event. There were … Read More

A Night Of Hope And Inspiration

WINONA LAKE — “Same Kind Of Different As Me,” a best selling book and a soon to be released movie, is almost a mirror of what happens at Fellowship Missions, Warsaw. Participate in a night of hope and inspiration Thursday, March 10, at Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, Winona … Read More

Students Blanket The Community With Compassion

By TRICIA DEISCH Donor Relations Director, Warsaw Christian School WARSAW — Warsaw Christian School’s first-grade teacher, Martha Danielian, and her students taught the importance of serving those in need by leading the whole student body in making 16 fleece blankets during the school’s weekly chapel service. The fabric … Read More

Fellowship Missions More Than A Shelter

WARSAW — Dangerously cold temperatures are prompting people to spend more time indoors, but for many that option is not available. For those who have no warm place to call home, organizations like Fellowship Missions offer shelter, food and necessities. According to Fellowship Missions Director Eric Lane, as of Tuesday, … Read More

Apples Delivered To Help Others

By JONI TRUEX Kiwanis Club Of Warsaw WARSAW — Kiwanis Club of Warsaw President Adam Clemens, Rabb Water Systems, and President Elect Michael Suhany delivered apples to the Salvation Army, Fellowship Missions, Combined Community Service and Beaman Home. Donations were made by club members to cover the cost … Read More