Denver Rescue Mission, Denver, Colorado
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The Denver Rescue Mission's chief goal is to meet people at their physical and spiritual points of need. We provide food, shelter, and clothing, along with practical programs of education, Christian teaching, and work discipline with the aim of returning the poor, needy, and homeless to society as self-sufficient, productive citizens
The Denver Rescue Mission (DRM), the oldest full-service Christian charity serving the needy in the Rocky Mountain region, was founded in 1892 and functions today as a non-denominational charity. Denver Rescue Mission/Lawrence Street, home of the landmark "Jesus Saves" cross, is the Mission's flagship ministry and central outreach location. Tens of thousands of poor and needy people come to this facility each year for shelter, food, clothing, free medical care, client services, and chapel services. Up to 700 meals served daily in the dining hall. Year-round shelter accommodates 200 men nightly. Denver Rescue Mission/The Crossing, is a residential living facility offering the New Life rehabilitation program for men; transitional housing for program graduates and homeless families; and housing for interns and visitors. Denver Rescue Mission/Champa house, is a safe, loving home offering long-term help toward self-sufficiency to single mothers and their children. Amenities include 9 apartments, on-site childcare, common living area, long-term rehabilitation program, and educational opportunities. Denver Rescue Mission/Harvest Farm, is a rural rehabilitation facility for men, located in Wellington, Colorado. 72 men reside on the 100-acre working farm, which features a comprehensive long-term rehabilitation program including on-site education and work training. The Farm also offers Client Services and a summer camp for youth. Denver Rescue Mission/Ministry Outreach Center, receives, warehouses, and distributes donated goods, provides Client Services, and is the administrative home to DRM staff. Client Services assesses and serves the needs of as many as 4,000 individuals and 1,500 families each month.
Organizational Statement of Faith
DENVER RESCUE MISSION STATEMENT OF FAITH I BELIEVE: A. In the divine inspiration of the Bible and accept it as the only rule of faith and practice. (II Timothy 3:16, II Peter 1:21, John 17:17) B. In the unique deity of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. (John 1:1 3, Hebrews 1:1 8, Isaiah 7: 6 14) C. In salvation by grace, through faith in the finished work of the cross and precious blood of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. (Romans 3:24 26, Ephesians 2:8 9, Romans 5:1 2) D. In the responsibility and duty of every believer to live a Godly life in Jesus Christ and give the gospel to every creature. (Mark 16:15, Ephesians 2:10) E. In the personal, visible, and imminent return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. (Acts 1:9 10, John 14:3)
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