Wayside to Hold 'House Blessing' for Former Hotel Louisville

Wayside Christian Mission will hold a ‘house blessing’ tomorrow evening for its new facility at the old Hotel Louisville at Second and Broadway. Spokesperson Nina Moseley says it will include prayers from a number of area ministers and the organization’s founder. Moseley says Wayside settling in to run its women and families’ shelter there, even… Continue reading Wayside to Hold 'House Blessing' for Former Hotel Louisville

Homeless Persons Memorial Day Marked In Louisville

Dozens of people gathered on the steps of Metro Hall on a cold Monday afternoon to remember those who died homeless in Louisville over the past year. Maria Price of the St. John Center read the names of the 27 homeless men and women who passed away in Louisville since Christmas Day of 2008. They… Continue reading Homeless Persons Memorial Day Marked In Louisville

Wayside/JCTC Talks Continue

Officials with Wayside Christian Mission and the Jefferson Community and Technical College are still trying to reach an agreement on the future of the former Hotel Louisville property. Wayside purchased the hotel at auction earlier this year. JCTC wanted to purchase the property then, but hadn’t yet gotten approval from the General Assembly. JCTS spokesperson… Continue reading Wayside/JCTC Talks Continue

Zoning Board to Reconsider Homeless Shelter Decision

The Louisville Metro Board of Zoning and Adjustment decided today it will reconsider an earlier decision that required Metro Council action before Wayside Christian Mission could move its women and families shelter. The homeless shelter has been searching for a new location since it sold its East Market property.  It has to be moved by… Continue reading Zoning Board to Reconsider Homeless Shelter Decision

Wayside Purchases Building on Broadway

Louisville’s Wayside Christian Mission has a new home for its women and families shelter. The mission purchased a former Holiday Inn on Broadway in a foreclosure auction yesterday. Wayside Christian Mission tried to renovate its current East Market campus, but met neighborhood opposition. It also encountered opposition with the attempted purchase of the Mercy Academy… Continue reading Wayside Purchases Building on Broadway