Bethesda News

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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Community Center Phase 1 Officially Open!

On Thursday, August 15, we held a Grand Opening Celebration in the new Community Center gymnasium. Nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Building…

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New Community Center Programming Developed

Dream program  The Dream program serves elementary students in 1st – 4th grade.  This program will help students “dream” about their future. We use creativity to foster critical and outside-of-the-box…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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