Lydia's House is a a ministry of the Richland County Ministerial Association to provide emergency cold weather shelter for homeless families.
The shelter will be located on a monthly rotating basis among area churches including St. Barnabas Episcopal, Peace United Methodist, and Trinity United Methodist Church. The shelter will open October 15thand run through April 15th, 2014-2015.** Shelter will be provided to families Monday through Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
The Shelter will be called Lydia’s House. The name is taken from Acts 16 where Lydia is converted and her first act as a Christian is to open her house for hospitality “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come and stay at my home (Acts 16:15.)
If you are in need of shelter, or for other questions, call (608) 475-9479.
**Lydia's House offers limited service in the summer. Please see the current location page if you need details about Lydia's House's summer operations.
Lydia’s House is in need of volunteers and funds. Checks may be written to Lydia's House Ministries, Inc. and mailed to: