Awards and Recognition for the work of the New Life Evangelistic Center and Reverend Larry Rice Serving the community since 1972.

  • Riverfront Times Article (Nov. 13 – 19 1985)
    • Give Me Shelter
  • St. Louis Globe Democrat
    • Living Section, Minister Hopes TV Station Opens Eyes To The Hungry and Hurting
  • NLEC In The News (1987 – 1991)
    • Winter Patrol On The Streets In Search Of The Homeless
    • Paper Gives Homeless An Income, Responsibility
    • Air Conditioners, Fans Offer Breath of Life To Poor (IL Area)
  • Post-Dispatch Article (Friday Oct. 15, 1993)
    • Rice Wants To Move Cedar City To North
  • NLEC In The News (1977 – 1981)
    • A Home For The Homeless
  • NLEC In The News – St. Louis Dispatch (1982 – 1986)
    • Shelters Staff Beats Cold With Inner Glow
    • Rice Leads Poor In Visits To Churches
    • Relief Group Plans To Distribute Child Car Seats To Missouri’s Poor
  • NLEC In The News (2000 – 2006)
    • Jay Swoboda – What’s Up Magazine
  • NLEC In The News (1992 – 1996)
    • Homeless Call Their Fathers – Lisa Arthur, Post-Dispatch
    • Little Lambs For Lads And Lasses – Emily Heath, Missouri State Writer
  • In Recognition Of Your Participation And Support – Key 73, Oct. 22, 1973
  • Certificate of Recognition
    • Outstanding Community Service – Presented By Sigma Gamma RHO Sorority, Inc.
  • Resolution Number 71 – Introduced Aug. 1980 – Marry Ross, Armand 5th Ward
  • YMCA Will Honor Rev. Larry Rice
    • TV Evangelist Series Attacked, Harry O. Weber
    • Faithful Servant, Mary Wiegenstein
  • Mother’s Day Touches Soft Spot of Many Hearts, Jim Mosley, Post-Dispatch Staff
  • 2000 Spur For Justice Award
    • Rowel Round Up
  • Humanitarian Award, Civil Leadership
  • The Human Development Corporation of Metropolitan St. Louis, Larry Hinton – Johnson, Board Chairman Ruth A. Smith, Executive Director
  • Outstanding Community Service To Metropolitan St. Louis Area During 1986, From the Royal Nights Athletic Association, March 8, 1987
  • The Automated Logistics Management Systems Activity
    • Black Employment Program Committee
    • In Recognition Of His Dedicated And Outstanding Contribution In The Community In The Tradition Exemplifies By Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 14, 1985, Julius T. Crouch, Equal Opportunity Officer Donald Calloway, Black Employment Program Manager
  • Community Service Award For Outstanding Christian Service To The St. Louis Community – March 1984 By Christian Civic Foundation
  • Blackstone School of Law, Legal Assistant Paralegal – Jan. 2, 1998 Dallas, TX
  • 1992 Homeless Advocate Award
    • The Low-Income Task Force of The Missouri Association For Social Welfare In Gratitude and Recognition Awards with the 1992 Homeless Advocate Award In Recognition of Dedicated Efforts On Behalf of Homeless April 13, 1992 Jack Stretch, Ph.D. Low-Income Housing Task Force
  • Certificate of Recognition
    • Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and Ministries Internationally Ordained, Feb. 28, 1972
  • 1984 Quality of Life Award, Apr. 8, 1984 – Bernard C. Randolph, M.D., President
  • Community Meritorious Award, Apr. 6, 1984 – Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
  • Unselfish Service To The Needy, St. Louis Baptist Pastor’s Conference – Raymond Fortenberry, President
  • Caring and Helping The Mentally Ill, The Poor, And The Homeless People Of The St. Louis Area, Patient Advocacy Group of St. Louis State Hospital, Nov. 8, 1985
  • To The Commitment And Dedication To The Families And Communities You Have Served With Love And Temperance, Jefferson School Community 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    • For Outstanding Accomplishment and Contribution To The Community, Class 1986
  • Certificate of Awards
    • Missouri State Chapter For Senior Center Directors – May 12, 1988
  • Positive Ticketing Award, City of St. Louis
  • Community Service Award
    • Recognition of Vision and Concern, Allan S. Seals, President – St. Louis Apartment Association
  • Community Leadership Award
    • Area 5 District 8 – Toastmasters International, Oct. 1, 1983
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    • National Association of Investigative Specialists, Feb. 2, 1999
  • Recognition of Outstanding Community Service, St. Louis Chapter of N.O.B.L.E., 1984
  • Brother Love and Missions, St. Luke AMEC, Feb. 14, 1982
  • Outstanding Community Service – Greater St. Louis North County Women’s Association, Inc.
  • 10 Years of Service to Those In Need In 9 Counites In Illinois Through Your Volunteering and Support of the Community Hope Center, 1988 – 1998
  • Community Service Award
    • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., XI Zeta Chapter
  • Outstanding Services Rendered to our Church and Southside Community – Mt. Zion M.B. Church, Rev. S.E. Jones, Pastor
  • In Appreciation 8th Anniversary of Dorris Davis Helping Hand Shelter, Jun. 11, 1994
  • Special Efforts Leading To The Passage Of Proposition 1, Tue. Jun. 8, 1993 – Dr. David J. Mahan, Superintendent of Schools
  • On Behalf of the Homeless and Hungry Committee of Venice, IL December 11, 1987 – Rev. J. H. Williams, Chairman, Rev. J. Harrell, Co-Chairman, Ruby Johnson, Sec. Treasurer
  • World Harvest Advanced School of Evangelism, Mar. 10, 1972 – Dr. Lester Sumrall President
  • Certificate of Recognition for continued service throughout The Community – Dr. Martin Luther King J. St. Louis Support Group
    • Continuing To Keep The Dread and The Legacy Alive By Your Distinguished Community Service And Involvement – Tyrone Thompson, President, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. Louis Support Group
  • Certificate of Recognition
    • For Active and Cooperative Participation In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King 1997 Merdea Fielding, President
  • Community Service Award
    • Notable Contribution and/or Distinguished Service – Christian Action Committee Centennial Christian Church Dr. S.W. Hylton Jr., Pastor,  Nov. 21, 1982
  • The Professional Paralegal Specialty Program
    • Civil Litigation – School of Paralegal Studies, Professional Career Development Institute, Jul. 16, 1997 – Richard A. Knight – President Career Development, Ree McCuthan – President School of Paralegal
  • In Recognition of Help and Services Delivered
    • To the Victims of Social Menaces – Awarded By The James A. Winston Institution of Christian Education, Jun. 5, 1987 – Rev. James A. Winston President
  • In Recognition and Appreciation To KNLC – 2 And Rev. Larry Rice For Their Steadfast Faithfulness And Compassionate Dedication To The commitments OF Christ – David Crane, David Crane Ministries – Dec. 6, 1996