Bethesda News

You can inspire hope during COVID-19

At Bethesda Mission, our mission remains the same through this pandemic: to serve those who are most vulnerable in our community. Right now groceries are one of their biggest needs, so…

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COVID-19 Response and Guidance

Dear Bethesda Mission Donors, Bethesda Mission is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by taking appropriate measures consistent with recommendations by the federal Center for Disease Control (CDC) and our state…

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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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by Cindy Mallow, Director of Development In the depths of the depression, David and Florence Trout and their fourteen children lived in a three-bedroom wooden house at Seventh and Maclay…

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Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Clymer, Event/Volunteer Coordinator

What is your role and how long have you worked at Bethesda Mission? I have worked for Bethesda Mission since June of 2019, so I’m still relatively new here. I…

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Women’s Mission Renewal Project

By Shelley B. Brooks, Director of Women’s Mission                                          Many years…

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Giving Hope This Christmas

The Christmas season is upon us! Let’s rejoice because our Savior is born. “So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town…

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A Place of Refuge

When attending the groundbreaking ceremony in 2018 for the new federal courthouse at 611 Reily Street, entrance into the event required being frisked since this is a homeland security site…

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Phase 2 Plans Approved, Funds Still Needed

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Bethesda Mission received the go-ahead from Harrisburg City Council to demolish the old Shamrock Fire Station and replace it with a new building. Initially, the…

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