When most of us think about the date of April 15, our stomachs begin to churn if we have yet to file our income taxes. However, if we run the clock back 104 years earlier to the year 1912, we remember a very different April 15. In the early morning hours on its maiden voyage…read the rest
You’re Invited! Start your NOTO First Friday festivities at the Topeka Rescue Mission Children’s Palace on Friday January 6th at 601 NW Harrison Street, Topeka, Kansas. The event will begin at 4:30 PM with a ribbon cutting and dedication, followed by an open house till 7:30 PM. If you have any questions you can contact…read the rest
Each year starting in November, the Topeka Rescue Mission begins to shift in new directions as preparations for the Christmas season begin. The first huge undertaking is the transformation of a warehouse, typically set up for monthly sales and storage, into a magical gift shop where individuals living in poverty and homelessness can come and…read the rest
Click the image in this post below to hear Barry Feaker tell a story from his book “In Darkness A Light Still Shines” entitled “The Best Christmas”.
I remember when I was a small boy watching my dad working on various projects around the home. He was a police officer by profession, but multi-gifted at fixing just about everything. More often than not, my curiosity got the best of me and I found myself right in the middle of whatever he was…read the rest