Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. John Ferry

Dr. John Ferry DDS, has been a faithful volunteer at the Bethesda Mission Dental Clinic for the past two years. However, his initial involvement started long before that, when he offered to help out on an as-needed basis at the Clinic. Dr. Ferry has been practicing dentistry since 1979, and recently retired from his practice……
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Picking Up the Pieces: Earl’s Story

While many of our long-term guests are enrolled in drug and alcohol recovery programs, some of them are enrolled in the social services program to connect them with the services they need. I had the opportunity to sit down with one of those guests, Earl, to talk about the circumstances that led him to Bethesda……
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The Word Became Flesh: Mobile Mission Volunteers

Mobile Mission is Bethesda’s street ministry that goes out every Friday and Saturday night to provide blankets, clothing, sleeping bags, hot coffee, water bottles, other supplies, and prayer to those living on the streets of Harrisburg. Jenny Greene and her husband, Wallace, have been volunteering at Bethesda for almost 20 years. They first got involved……
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Immeasurably More

by Shayna Landis, Development & Communications Intern Trying to imagine the future is a commonly shared human experience. Whether we try to figure out who will win the football game, what this next year will bring, or what we will learn from an internship, we are constantly thinking of what possible outcomes will occur. We……
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New Addition to the Men’s Mission!

If you visit the Men’s Mission, you’ll notice a new addition in the parking lot. In place of the old Donation Center trailer is a new  double-wide trailer that will be used to house the Donation Center and additional seating for meals served at the Men’s Mission. We were in desperate need of more seating as……
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