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The Reverend Larry Rice, New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

Debate Continues Over New Life License

Another hearing will be held in City Hall over the City of St. Louis revoking New Life Evangelistic Center’s license.

04/01/2014

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New Development in Homeless Center’s Court Battle

A new hire at a Clayton law firm representing a group of downtown St. Louis condominium owners has Reverend Larry Rice crying foul.

01/21/2014

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Nearly 200 Homeless Seek Relief from Bitter Cold

It’s too dangerous to stay outside!’ That’s why many volunteers, including Ray Redlich with the New Life Evangelistic Center, spent much of the night looking to bring the homeless inside or provide whatever help they needed.

01/06/2014

Men's quarters, top floor of New Life Evangelistic Center

Rev. Rice to Testify in Hearing Today on Homeless Shelter

In testimony today, Rice will seek to blame downtown’s homeless problem on the negligence of surrounding communities.

11/05/2013

A few homeless hold down the fort on the sidewalk behind New Life.

Hearings on New Life Evangelistic Center Resume Tuesday

“We have people who have homes, who have condominiums, that file petitions, that want to take away our right to shelter people here”

11/04/2013

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Rev. Rice Hosts Night Out With Homeless, Bemoans City Pressure

“You can own your own building but if you own it and try to sleep on it, you get arrested. You sleep on the sidewalk, you get arrested.”

11/01/2013

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St. Louis Homeless Center Offers Sleepover Event Tonight

Ever wonder what it’s like to be homeless? You can experience it tonight as the New Life Evangelistic Center hosts its annual Night with the Homeless.

11/01/2013

Men's quarters, top floor of New Life Evangelistic Center

Rev. Rice Threatens Court Fight as New Life Hearings Continue

“We will be taking this to court where we can contest if we really need a permit for a hotel. We’re a church after all,” he said.

10/09/2013

New Life Pastor Chris Rice leads tour of portion of women's sleeping quarters

More Talk of Drunkenness, Crime at Second Rev. Rice Hearing

“It’s kind of like an assortment of police reports at various times. They vary from assaults, homicides, drug arrests, larcenies,” Officer Daffney Allen testified.

10/02/2013

A homeless man naps in a park two blocks from the New Life Evangelistic Center.

Downtown Residents Push for Shutdown of Larry Rice Shelter

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Reverend Larry Rice fights for the survival of his downtown homeless shelter, the New Life Evangelistic Center, as he appears before a city board with the power to shut him […]

09/23/2013

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