New Life Evangelistic center

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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. Photo: KMOX

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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Charlie Brennan – Monday, July 8th — Shut down a homeless shelter in St. Louis City?

Charlie talks with spokespersons from New Life Evangelistic Center about a petition being circulated to shut down this Downtown STL homeless shelter.

07/08/2013

Men's quarters, top floor of New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

Future of New Life Evangelistic Center on Shaky Ground

The homeless shelter in downtown St. Louis could get its hotel license revoked after 160 people signed a petition.

06/20/2013

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County Executive Dooley Rejects Rice’s Homeless Shelter Offer

“It takes more than two plots of land for anything to take place,” Dooley said. “You got to build it, you got to staff it. All these things need to be done.”

06/05/2013

The Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

Larry Rice Offers Land to St. Louis County for Homeless Shelter

“We’re making this available to them, all they have to do is agree that they will open the shelter that was promised last August,” Rice said.

05/29/2013

The Rev. Larry Rice (Kevin Killenn/KMOX)

Rev. Rice Responds To Petition To Shut Down Homeless Shelter

“For them to say all the problems in downtown St. Louis are a result of homeless people that stop in and that we help from time to time is absolutely ridiculous”

05/01/2013

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