“The ministry at New Song may not have residents yet but it is already glorifying God!”, proclaimed David Douglas of Faith Church of Lafayette, IN, after a recent work team experience. “Taylor and I came home reminded of God's goodness and graciousness. The short ti... [read more]
Each April, as the season moves from winter to spring, our focus shifts to all things growing and green. Spring makes us think of freshness, sunshine, and new life. It is the perfect time to remember the value of all children, as April has been declared National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
In t... [read more]
New Song’s houseparent outreach marketing program is now in full swing, with connections being made with dozens of employment sources across the country. What began in the second week of January as by far the most thorough, comprehensive effort we’ve ever made to find houseparent couples... [read more]
God has graciously provided New Song Mission with a beautiful setting for at-risk children. But there is a LOT of work in caring for a 100-acre campus with three homes, a playground area, a 2-acre pond, ½ mile road lined with trees, and nearly a mile of hiking trails!
Cold winter win... [read more]
The New Song Campus is nearing completion! Our third and final home of phase one construction, Home C, is 90% finished. The finish electrical, plumbing, and cabinetry work are the only items left!
It is exciting to see that soon the third home will be ready and waiting for houseparents and childr... [read more]
We thank the Lord for His providential care over the ministry of New Song Mission, and we give Him the praise both for how He has led us this far and the good things we trust He will do in the future on behalf of the ministry for the sake of children. We’ve learned much with each challenge New... [read more]
“I was really excited to begin teaching this fall semester at New Song,” said Coordinating Lead Teacher, Kyla Ramirez, “but I was wondering how it would work out with just one student in the classroom.”
With our first child at New Song arriving just before the beginning of... [read more]
We’ve often been asked, “How do kids come to New Song?” New Song is modelled after successful children’s homes around the country which receive children only through private placements by their caregivers. These ministries have had to market themselves extensively in order to... [read more]
This past spring and summer, as well as early this fall, New Song was blessed through the wonderful volunteer efforts of 13 different groups who helped to maintain our 100 acre campus! We are always so very grateful for the children, youth, and adults who come out to serve on campus, as it certainly... [read more]
Spring is finally here! And with spring this year comes the launching of our new missions trip program we are calling “Hearts & Hands”. Through this effort, we are hoping to provide a very organized, Christ-centered approach to hosting missions trips and volunteer teams on campus. So... [read more]
“It was so exciting when Grace contacted us about organizing a 5K benefit race for New Song for her senior project,” shared Lisa Schloss, New Song’s Associate Director. “To see it all come together the day of the race was really amazing!”
Grace Flint, a senior at Col... [read more]
Who would’ve believed that an empty field of dirt and grass could become a child’s paradise? That’s exactly what began taking place during Landscape the Park Week at New Song Mission! The official work was to begin on Monday, October 27th, but folks from Community Church of Col... [read more]
Planning for the New Song park began more than a year ago, and our team realized right away that we wanted a basketball court to be one of the main features of the park. We continued to wait upon the Lord for His provision, and when we announced October’s Landscape the Park Week to ministry fr... [read more]
As summer comes to an end, we are amazed at the tremendous amount of work that has been done on the New Song Mission campus! We are very encouraged that so many ministry friends have given of their special talents and time out of a love of God this summer. An overview of campus improvements leav... [read more]
When dedicated, driven people pull together as a team with the provision of God backing them, it’s amazing what can be accomplished in only three days!
Maggie and Kevin Smith, both Indianapolis attorneys and dedicated members of Common Ground Church in Indianapolis, had an idea for a family... [read more]
“When I first arrived at New Song, I was so struck by the beauty, the attention to detail, and the care that has gone into building those homes…” said a new friend named Greg who recently visited our 100-acre Brown County children’s home campus.
Greg’s heart i... [read more]
Written by Executive Director, Bob Schloss
Two months ago, after leaving the assisted living center into which Margaret Hadley had recently moved, I walked into the parking lot, opened my car door, sat down in the driver’s seat, and cried. Margaret would live another two months, passing awa... [read more]
The Fall/Winter 2013 edition of the New Song News newsletter is available to view online. We hope you will read more about how the Lord continues to bless our ministry and be encouraged by our progress moving forward toward serving children in need!
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This summer for New Song was jam-packed with historic milestones, significant collaborative efforts, and exciting advances toward serving children. We are open and ready for kids, which we would not be able to share without the tremendous, continued support and work of all of our many ministry frien... [read more]
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