Year: 2019

Breaking Strongholds

by Scott Dunwoody, Executive Director I find it interesting how those graduating from our recovery program at our Men’s Shelter often refer to something that most of us aren’t even aware of – the number of steps coming into Bethesda’s historic iconic landmark. Steps leading up underneath the Green Cross number 13, 14, 15, depending…

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Restoring Broken Lives

As we approach the hottest days of summer, it’s easy to forget about the hurting and homeless. However, the need is still great! This month I’d like to share about some of the incredible people who manage and are involved with our Medical Clinic. While we have four wonderful nurses on staff to take care…

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Working Together to Reduce Non-Urgent ED Visits

By Jessica Henry, Communications Specialist Among the challenges that homeless people face, consistent access to healthcare is perhaps one of the lesser thought of issues. Bethesda Mission Medical Clinic exists to address our guests’ medical needs and help them get established with health insurance and a primary care provider (PCP). “When guests come into Bethesda,…

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Things Needed for the Body

by Steve Heinbaugh, Men’s Mission Life Coach “If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’ without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?” James 2:15-16 In 2014 Bill Christian, then Director of Social…

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Bethesda Mission Holds Graduation Ceremony for Men’s Recovery Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Jessica Henry, Communications Specialist 717-480-3767 | jhenry@bethesdamission.org   BETHESDA MISSION HOLDS GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR MEN’S RECOVERY PROGRAM   Harrisburg, PA – On Thursday evening June 27, Bethesda Men’s Mission will welcome a new group of men to the long-term recovery program graduates, also known as “Helmsmen”. The ceremony will be held at…

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Pointing Kids to Jesus

With Father’s Day coming up, I’d like to share with you the story of a Bethesda staff member who is a father figure in the lives of many of our Community Center kids and teens. Andre Cooper has worked at the Community Center since 2009. Though he’s always loved working with kids, he felt called…

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Bethesda Mission to Host Community Day at Community Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Jessica Henry, Event Coordinator 717-480-3767 | jhenry@bethesdamission.org                                                                                         …

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Bethesda Mission Community Center Construction Continues: HVAC Units Hoisted onto Gymnasium Rooftop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Henry, Event Coordinator 717-480-3767, jhenry@bethesdamission.org Bethesda Mission Community Center Construction Continues: HVAC Units Hoisted onto Gymnasium Rooftop HARRISBURG, PA – Construction is moving along quickly on the corner of 15th and Herr Streets. On Tuesday morning beginning at 7 a.m., a crane will be on site at Bethesda Mission’s Community…

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A Light in the City

Have you ever had a chance to meet Serina Brown, the Community Center’s current director? You can’t escape the feeling that she’s ready to take you under her wing at a moment’s notice. It’s clear that this sense of safety and nurturing that Serina has cultivated permeates throughout the Community Center and has been a…

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Holy Week Devotion 2019 – Day 8

Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 He Is Risen! Luke 24:1-12 (ESV): The Resurrection But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not…

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