Local group wants to use old Forest Manor Motel as a homeless shelter

Ministers of Fire would like to use the old Forest Manor Motel on Route 66 as a homeless shelter.

 
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DELEVAN OGLE EDITOR@LEBANONDAILYRECORD.COM

Eight years ago, Pastor Mike and Connie Duran began helping those struggling with basic needs such as food and shelter. Their ministry, Ministers of Fire, continues with a universal call to expand resource options for the less fortunate in Laclede County.
On Monday, Mike Duran hosted a meeting at the Ministers of Fire, located at the corner of Wood and McPhail, where a committee of volunteers worked together to provide for the needs of those struggling with shelter and hunger, among other issues those in abject poverty often face. Seated around the meeting table were about 20 people from various churches and businesses in the Lebanon area.
“It’s going to take an effort by everybody to make sacrifices. We’ve got people hurting out here, and we can’t do it all by ourselves. But together as a body of believers … this is something that can be achieved,” Duran said.

 

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