Saving and Changing Lives (Part 2)

Author: Mark Hollander “I remember the very first time that I heard about The Sparrow’s Nest.  I was asked to join a few people for breakfast at Denny’s in O’Fallon (it isn’t there anymore!) and I heard this “dream” about creating a place for young women who had no...

Shades of Darkness

I have a weird relationship with the dark. I find it easiest to sleep in a completely dark room, where there is no light trying to sneak through cracks in the door, no light from alarm clocks or phones, and no small red power light. I am very familiar with the layout...

New Chapters

Donors, Partners, and Friends- We wrote to you in December telling you of the New Chapter being written at The Sparrow’s Nest. As we have continued to serve our former residents and their families, we have followed God’s leading into yet another new chapter. In...

A Photo Tour of Our Renovations

During this pause, we have been extremely blessed with the support of an amazing network of churches, organizations, and individuals who have been willing to help us renovate The Nest, making it a brighter and more comfortable place for mothers and their babies to...

A Community of Blessings

At the end of March, The Sparrow’s Nest sent out an invitation to please join us at a Prayer Gathering and Open House, and our wonderful Sparrow community answered. On Sunday, April 18, over 70 supporters gathered safely outside on the grounds of The Nest to pray for...

Check Your Engines!

/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/engine-plate-300×300.png At our weekly meetings, The Sparrow’s Nest staff and volunteers begin by “checking our engines.”  As a part of Executive Director Katie Roam’s passion for trauma-informed care, we do not simply ask “How are...