The Mission provides services to anyone without regard for race, color, sex, disability, religion or national origin. We are an equal opportunity Mission. Our facility offers a safe and sober environment to those who are in need of our services.
All the services listed below are available for those staying in our Emergency Shelter and for the general public. In addition we also offer Biblical counseling to anyone in need.
Chapel and Devotions
Chapel services are at 7:00pm Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday; Bible Devotions are Monday - Friday at 8:00am in our dining hall. Biblical counseling is also offered. All these services are available for those staying in our Emergency Shelter and for the general public.
Men's Emergency Shelter:
The Gospel Mission provides shelter to the homeless; we are able to provide 45 beds for men, daily meals, showers, and clean clothing. Check-in at 6:00pm daily.
Women's Emergency Shelter
Our shelter for homeless women is located at our main facility on Walnut Avenue. We are able to provide 5 beds for women, daily meals, showers and clean clothing.
Womens and Children Shelter:
The Gospel Mission provides shelter to homeless women and children offsite of our main facility. We are able to provide 12 beds for women and children, daily meals, showers, and clean clothing.
We offer an opportunity of change for those who want to overcome negative life controlling issues, learn to apply new principals in their lives and move from dependency to dignity and self-sufficiency. Our in-house, long term, Bible based Recovery Program for men and women focuses on Christian growth/discipleship, recovery from addictions, and restoring the individuals life to become a productive community member. This program is for those that are serious in wanting to make a change.
Our program classes are also open to the public and are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 to 11:30am. Below are listed just a few of the classes we offer:
- Understanding The Bible
- Recovery from Addictions
- Successful Christian Living
- Love and Accepting Myself
- Growing Through Failure
- Study of book...The Purpose Drive Life...by Rick Warren
Contact us if you would like more information about our Recovery Program.
Meals are served in the Mission dining hall 3 times daily weekdays, and 2 meals Saturday & Sunday; the public is invited.
- Breakfast: 6:30am Monday - Friday, and "Brunch" at 9:00am on weekends
- Lunch: 12:00pm weekdays; none on weekends
- Dinner: 5:00pm everyday
Temporary Assistance Program (T.A.P.) for Clothing, Furniture, and Household Goods:
Our previous voucher program has been changed to the Temporary Assistance Program. This program is designed to help our recipients with temporary assistance. The form will be issued for a 60 day, 90 day, or 6 month period, depending on previous assistance. Listed below are the requirements to now receive assistance:
- Assistance can be applied for ONLY ON WEDNESDAY from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Gospel Mission Chapel.
- You will need to show valid identification i.e., driver’s license, state I.D. card, military card, tribal card, or migrant worker card for all adults on the T.A.P. form.
- If you need assistance with household items or furniture your must show your rental agreement.
- Proof of family size must be shown to us from your food stamp program award letter.
- If you need assistance with clothing for children that have been returned to you we must see a letter of proof from DHS.
- Names and birthdates will be required for everyone listed on the T.A.P form.
- You will be able to shop for your items at the Pumpkin Patch Thrift Store on Wednesday and Friday ONLY from 1:00 PM-3:30 PM. There will be a special room established for your shopping. The only exception will be for furniture, but still will be done on the days/times listed above.