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Warming Shelter Moves
to University Park
United Methodist
By Baraba Quinn
The Review
he winter warming shel-
ter for people who are
houseless has moved to
University Park United Methodist
church at 4775 N. Lombard near
Lombard and Fiske in the Ports-
mouth neighborhood. The warming
shelter will be open from 8pm to
8am anytime temperatures at night
reach freezing, 32 degrees. This is
the shelter’s third year under the
leadership of AllOne Services, a
non-profi t organized by an unusual
alliance of 20 Christian churches
in north Portland called Church of
North Portland (churchofnorthport- “We realized that indi-
vidually none of us have resources
to meet local needs, but collective-
ly, we can,” said Executive Direc-
tor, David Brewer.
The collaboration has organized a
number of important local services
including a free medical, dental,
vision clinic, a gleaning service at
farmer’s markets, and a women’s
shelter in St. Johns called Commu-
nity of Hope.
The warming shelter had been lo-
cated at St. Johns Covenant Church
on Portland Road until the build-
ing was sold. Pastor, Andy Goeb-
el and the church’s congregants
have joined with Jules together and
jointly host the shelter, which is
open to all men, women and fam-
ilies. Both churches participate in
AllOne Services.
The two joint churches also hope to
provide permanent housing for low-
er income residents by using the land
near their building for much needed
affordable apartments. Developer,
Rob Justus, has drawn up plans for
24 to 32 units with washers and dry-
ers that would rent for around $400
a month.
Though the two churches have
different styles of worship, they
see collaboration as an example for
others. “If two churches with dif-
ferent practices can come together
“Warming Shelter”
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zaar on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 9am-5pm and Sunday, Nov. 22, 9am-
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