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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 some of the incredible people who manage and are involved with our Medical Clinic. While we have four wonderful nurses on staff to take care……
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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 to address our guests’ medical needs and help them get established with health insurance and a primary care provider (PCP). “When guests come into Bethesda,……
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Things Needed for the Body

by Steve Heinbaugh, Men’s Mission Life Coach “If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’ without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?” James 2:15-16 In 2014 Bill Christian, then Director of Social……
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Pointing Kids to Jesus

With Father’s Day coming up, I’d like to share with you the story of a Bethesda staff member who is a father figure in the lives of many of our Community Center kids and teens. Andre Cooper has worked at the Community Center since 2009. Though he’s always loved working with kids, he felt called……
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A Light in the City

Have you ever had a chance to meet Serina Brown, the Community Center’s current director? You can’t escape the feeling that she’s ready to take you under her wing at a moment’s notice. It’s clear that this sense of safety and nurturing that Serina has cultivated permeates throughout the Community Center and has been a……
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