Contact us

If you are seeking more information as a parent, alumni, survivor, journalist, etc. please feel free to reach out to us via Facebook by searching: "NBGA: Proactive Survivors of New Beginnings Girls Academy" and submitting a request to join.

You can also contact us by emailing the main Admin at

If you or someone you know has been abused at New Beginnings Ministries of La Russell, MO (or New Beginnings Girls Academy in Pace, FL or La Russell, MO or the Rebekah Home for Girls of Corpus Christi, TX and Devils Elbow, MO under the administration of the McNamara family) we encourage you to contact the police or local legal authorities.

For assistance in doing so or for any further information, please contact the main Admin of the Facebook survivor group at the email address listed above or reach out to:

Rhonda Lundquist of the SIA Organization:

NOTE: We are always seeking information from survivors of the Marvelous Grace Girls Academy in Pace, FL. This school is run by Steve Blankenship at the same facility where New Beginnings once operated. We are regularly contacted for more information about the practices of this school.