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

Homeless Shelter Relies On BZA Approval

Since 2010, Fellowship Missions has operated two homeless shelters in Warsaw – one to serve men, one for women. On Monday, April 22, it is the hope of founder Eric Lane to get approval from the city to bring both shelters together and form one facility. The former … Read More

Food And Fellowship At The Gathering

  I walked into Center Lake Pavilion Wednesday night not quite knowing what to expect. “The Gathering” is such a vague description after all. On the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month, Fellowship Missions hosts what they have termed The Gathering. It is just that – a … Read More

Fellowship Missions Spread Yuletide Cheer

Fellowship Missions held its Christmas gathering Wednesday night at Center Lake Pavilion in Warsaw. Eisenhower Elementary School volunteers were the servers for the evening, as were members of The¬†Christian Motorcycle Club. The Gathering is a monthly dinner hosted by Fellowship Missions for both residents of the mission’s homeless … 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

County Gets Funding For Emergency Programs

The Local Emergency Food and Shelter Programs Board for Kosciusko County has received notice that Kosciusko County is being awarded $11,786 through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. Federal funds are awarded through the Department of Homeland Security. A national board was established to distribute funds appropriated by … Read More

Car Co. Donates To Relief Efforts

The Car Company Owner Mike DeWitt has donated $1,000 to Fellowship Missions and their upcoming trip to the east coast. Eric Lane, founder and executive director of Fellowship Missions, will be leaving Warsaw around midnight Thursday with a group of at least 15 volunteers and residents of Fellowship … Read More

Fellowship Missions To Help With Relief Efforts

Dear Editor: We have all seen the news about Hurricane Sandy and the devastation this storm had on the east coast. Our mission at Fellowship Missions has always been to reach out to the hurt and broken for Christ. We have been called to go and serve alongside … Read More

Food Drive For Fellowship Missions

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Fellowship Missions will have representatives at both Owens locations in Warsaw collecting food and donations for its missions. Fellowship Missions is a not-for-profit homeless shelter in Warsaw that averages 29 guests a night. They have housed over 275 adults … Read More

Applebee’s Fundraiser To Benefit Local Shelters

Applebee’s in Warsaw is holding a fundraising event on Monday, Oct. 1, to benefit Fellowship Missions and the homeless shelters and community dinners the nonprofit missions supports. To support Fellowship Missions, print the coupon and present it on Oct. 1. It is good anytime during the day. Feel … Read More

Cycle Challenge To End Poverty To Be Held

In 2009, 2nd Mile Adventures and 2nd Mile Missions held a bicycle tour to help raise money for the 2nd Mile Missions to prevent the cycle of poverty in Bavaro, Dominican Republic. Those funds were used to build a school and provide an education to kids in one … 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