Category: Letters

Pools & Pillars: Power & Perspective

Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool (in Aramaic called Bethesda, in Greek, House of Mercy) which has five roofed pillars. In between these pillars lay…

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Women’s Mission Site Renewal: Oh What A Future!

A wonderful celebration is scheduled for August 18, 2022 at 1933 Forster Street, Harrisburg, Pa 17103. Tours begin: 6:30pm Program: 7:00pm-7:45pm Tours resume at program ending: 7:45-8:00pm Seven years ago,…

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Mountains & Valleys

Our lives are filled with both mountain top experiences and depths of the valleys – joys and disappointments. It is where life is fully tested, and we ask ourselves what…

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Old Things Have Passed Away

Women’s Mission Shelter/Site Renewal Nearing Completion Urgent Need – $300,000 A long-time dream for our Women’s Mission is finally coming into fruition with the completion of the site renewal! The…

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Anthony’s Story

by Catelynne Lewis Nichole Echols, a mom of five who resides in South Allison, raves about the support she has received from “The Shamrock” over the years. Her son, Anthony…

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Fireproof a life

Read the full version here In 2015, the Kurzenknabe printing company directly adjacent to the old Fire Station was purchased, and in August 2019 a wonderful celebration was held with…

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House of Mercy – Front Facade Facelift

You may have heard the story: trying to relocate our landmark Men’s Shelter twice in the early 2000’s, denied by the City, settling for having to renovate a 30,000 sf…

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

Read the full version here! “Greatest Story Ever Told” : This House of Mercy’s Story Is that Story  The Grateful Dead’s song titled the “Greatest Story Ever Told” isn’t the…

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Counting Our Blessings

November 2021 Appeal Largely unseen and yet crucial to this House of Mercy called Bethesda Mission is our beloved Board of Directors. These followers of Jesus Christ are collectively equipped…

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Sherburne P. Hill Remembered: 1925-2021

Bob Manbeck, former Director of Community Relations Ambitious, caring, creative, faithful, joyful, resourceful: these are just a few of the character traits exemplified by the late Sherb Hill, who served…

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