Category: NL Articles

2022 Volunteer of the Year Award: Nanette Barber

Nanette Barber is a faithful and supportive volunteer at the Women’s Mission and has been for many years. She shares songs, stories, and desserts to bring cheer to the House.…

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Men’s Shelter Facade Facelift: Stories of Hard Work, Success, and Celebration

The $100,000 facelift is complete: the pillars have been beautifully restored, the shelter facade has been freshly painted, the deck has been refurbished and sealed, the flower beds have been…

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Lori’s Story

By Catelynne Lewis Please be aware that the following piece discusses the sensitive topics of: sexual abuse of a minor, rape, sex workers, and substance abuse. As of May 2022,…

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Pillars, Projects, & Prosperous Journeys

If you have ever had a chance to visit our flagship facility at 611 Reily Street, then you know that the entrance to the building is impressively majestic, and the…

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Life and Legacy

A Note From Our Executive Director You may have heard our “House of Mercy” describe what has been taking place up on The Hill, at 15th and Herr, as a…

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We Can Fix It

Lily K. Martin, Communications Specialist “Hey, we need you to fix something”, is a phrase that Darvin Martin and Dan Latshaw hear several times a day. While the work is…

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Bethesda Mission Food Bank Celebrates 25 Years!

Read the full newsletter here. Dave Hicks, Director of the Food Bank Lily K. Martin, Communications Specialist Humble Beginnings The story of the Bethesda Mission Food Bank begins in 1996…

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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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I’ll Drive With You

Lily K. Martin, Communications Specialist “Rundown. I was beating up my body with all the drinking. I couldn’t take it anymore. Something had to give.” Vance Reinhart was a completely…

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Bethesda’s Outreach Ministry Has a New Name!

Here at Bethesda Mission, one thing that we’ve recognized over the years is that poverty and hunger are less visible and harder to cure in more rural areas. So in…

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