New Life Center / Fargo Union Mission

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Founded as the Glad Tidings Mission, New Life Center has evolved from an organization that primarily conducted religious services and neighborhood outreach work to a Christian, multi-faceted emergency and crisis service center.

Contact information

Mailing address:
New Life Center
PO Box 1067
Fargo, ND 58107


Phone: 701-235-4453

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 450228056

CEO/President: Rob Swiers

Chairman: Robert Remark

Board size: 8


Ruling year: 1943

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2022


New Life Center is a Christ-centered rescue mission. We provide a path forward for those in need. Helping people find value, hope, and a life of truly thriving. We are so much more than a meal.

Mission statement

To foster meaningful relationships in a healthy Christ-centered community based on Respect, Encouragement, Accountability and Love. We provide a path forward for people who are homeless and hurting. Helping them discover value, find hope, and move from a life of merely surviving to truly thriving.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, ultimately authoritative Word of God.

We believe there is one God, eternally existing as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is Deity, that He was born of a virgin, that we are redeemed by His atoning death through His shed blood, that He bodily resurrected and ascended into heaven, and that He will come again in power and great glory.

We believe that individuals are saved through a direct, personal encounter with the risen Lord, at which time they are regenerated by the Holy Spirit.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whom Christ indwells each believer, enabling him or her to live a godly life of obedience as he or she reaches for maturity.

We believe the Holy Spirit unites all true believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that together they form one body, the church.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating955 of 1074124 of 143
Fund acquisition rating713 of 1075103 of 143
Resource allocation rating825 of 1075103 of 143
Asset utilization rating885 of 1074127 of 143

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$88,494$447,095$684,209$79,927$86,521
Short-term investments$0$0$0$5,065$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$711,471$1,270,400$1,528,614$865,675$616,564
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,795,627$4,606,487$2,055,381$1,380,727$1,178,154
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$4,795,627$4,606,487$2,055,381$1,380,727$1,178,154
Total assets$5,507,098$5,876,887$3,583,995$2,246,402$1,794,718
Payables and accrued expenses$152,768$162,847$317,459$78,288$103,781
Other current liabilities$25,120$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$177,888$162,847$317,459$78,288$103,781
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,359,782$1,428,981$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,537,670$1,591,828$317,459$78,288$103,781
Net assets20202018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$3,944,734$3,914,142$2,638,202$2,005,087$1,690,125
With donor restrictions$24,694$370,917$628,334$163,027$812
Net assets$3,969,428$4,285,059$3,266,536$2,168,114$1,690,937
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,130,581$3,015,978$2,689,378$1,776,596$1,644,822
Program service revenue$126,096$120,722$143,660$165,747$171,936
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3,638$965$1,431$486($6)
Other revenue$115,452($29,108)($15,745)$71($23,109)
Total other revenue$245,186$92,579$129,346$166,304$148,821
Total revenue$2,375,767$3,108,557$2,818,724$1,942,900$1,793,643
Program services$1,933,247$1,516,159$1,581,811$1,367,444$1,202,752
Management and general$319,653$214,285$86,789$72,557$77,461
Total expenses$2,545,144$2,090,034$1,720,302$1,465,723$1,306,850
Change in net assets20202018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($169,377)$1,018,523$1,098,422$477,177$486,793
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($169,377)$1,018,523$1,098,422$477,177$486,793


Rob SwiersExecutive Director/Secretary$105,590

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2018

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