Category: Letters

Compassion on Steroids

“Life Recovery is a long process, not for frail at heart, there are no quick fixes; it’s expensive to deliver, but far outweighs the price tag.” Our story this time…

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Challenges of Reaching Teenagers

In 2019 we held the Grand Opening of Phase 1 of our expanded Community Center. Last month in the January Newsletter we overviewed one of our new programs taking place…

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Even in a Virtual World, Recovery is Personal

There was no room in the inn – the inns (guest rooms) in the town of Bethlehem were crowded with persons who had come to be registered there, some perhaps…

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Thanksgiving Amid Pain and Change

Our national holiday of gratitude, Thanksgiving, was born and grew out of hard times. The first Thanksgiving took place after nearly half the pilgrims died from a rough winter and…

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Bursting Forth

During this past Easter season, I was listening to the song, “In Christ Alone”, by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, having been blessed by it many times. Then coming to…

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Gifted Banker with a Big Heart

I’d like to introduce you to a man who has been involved with Bethesda for many, many years. You may have seen at one of our events like the Annual…

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Amid COVID-19

These past few months have been historically unprecedented in a battle against an invisible foe. For those working in some hospitals, it has literally meant walking into a war zone…

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Healing for Mothers

If you come for a tour of the Women’s Mission, you’ll get an up close view of the work God is doing through our ministry. You’ll get a firsthand look…

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Reach One to Inspire Hope

Imagine 24 hours before Bethesda Mission was founded in 1914, as seven prominent church and business leaders got together and in essence said, “we see men in our community who are…

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Feeding the Hungry in Central PA

This month I’d like to highlight one of our ministries, a story that doesn’t often get told because of the behind-the-scenes nature of the work. However, this work and the…

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