Faith with its Sleeves Rolled Up
Faith with its Sleeves Rolled Up

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Topeka Rescue Mission

Children’s Palace Update and Invitation

We are thrilled with the momentum that is building as we near the finish line for Children’s Palace construction! Our last major project is to build playgrounds for the children we will serve … AND WE INVITE YOU TO HELP! Construction will take place September 6-10th. This week-long build is really a way for us…read the rest

Back to School


It’s time to prepare for back to school and that means the annual Topeka Rescue Mission Back to School Distribution. Backpacks, colored pencils, pencil boxes, composition books are just a few of the items children will need this year. The average cost to purchase the school supplies needed for just one child is about $100.…read the rest



Each night the children long-awaited the return of their father coming home from his intense and laborious day at work. The family would gather around the small fire in their one room house and listen to stories that had been passed down for 430 years. Stories of a deliverer who would one day set them…read the rest



Three years ago, the Mission developed NET Reach, a ministry division which aids in efforts to empower and transform communities while preventing homelessness. Our first initiative began in the Highland Crest community of Topeka and has since grown to include a number of programs for children and adults through Hi-Crest NET. The Oakland Christian Church…read the rest

In Darkness a Light Still Shines….for Kids – Sneak Peek


Copies of “In Darkness, a Light Still Shines … for Kids!” are available for purchase at the Mission’s Thrift Store (1312 N Kansas Avenue), LifeWay Christian Bookstore (Topeka), Barnes and Noble (Topeka), Straight Water (1023 SW Gage), and  Proceeds support the Topeka Rescue Mission Children’s Palace. CHAPTER FOUR: “The Beginnings of Rescue” But…read the rest