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Warming shelter open at Fir Lawn


February 13, 2019

Fir Lawn Lutheran church is hosting a warming shelter through at least the end of this week, providing a place for the homeless to get out of freezing weather at 109 W. Holley Road.

The shelter opens at 9 p.m. Doors close at 11 p.m. Those staying in the shelter may remain through 7 a.m. the next morning. Warm soup and drinks are offered at night, and a bag breakfast and warm drink are offered in the morning.

The shelter opened for the first time Saturday night, Feb. 9, said Fir Lawn Pastor Joe Medley. No one stayed the first night. Two people stayed Sunday night.

The shelter needs volu...

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