News & Events

South Side Mission Welcomes New Staff

Rev. Craig Williams is pleased to announce two new staff members at South Side Mission.

LaShonda Alexander has joined the Mission team as the new Executive Assistant to the Executive Director and will be handling administrative duties for the Rev. Craig Williams. She joined the Mission team on June 17th.

Melissa Mansfield joined the Development team at the Mission on May 24th as our new Marketing Support person. She will be responsible for leading the Mission social media efforts and assisting in marketing efforts and website management.

We are so pleased to have these ladies join our team at the main Laramie Street campus!

Benevolence Center Update

The Benevolence Center is again allowing in-store shopping for clients who need clothing, furniture and housewares. Please call 673-1041 between 8 am and 2:30 pm for additional program updates. Thank you!

Latest COVID Update

We have removed the mask mandate from our Thrift Stores and Benevolence Center, but ask that all still social distance. For more information on programming changes at the Benevolence Center, please contact them at (309) 673-1041.

Volunteer Opportunities Opening Slowly

Our Administration Office could use some help with weekly mailings, with volunteer opportunities available as well. If interested, please check out our volunteer needs by clicking the button below to go to our Sign-Up Genius page! Thanks for taking part in these wonderful ministry opportunities!

We also need volunteers to assist with the portion of the Ledgestone Open disc golf tournament that will be at our Camp Kearney the first weekend of August! Click the link below.

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COVID update

As we welcome the spring, we continue to monitor the various mitigations and restrictions in place from the State of Illinois. We will be watching closely, especially as it pertains to our Thrift Stores, our main campus ministry programs, and Benevolence Center. Please check back here for any updates and changes that may affect our various ministries.

All of our facilities ask that you wear a mask for the protection of everyone. Thank you so much for your part in our ministry and please be safe!