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2023 Year In Review

For 75 years Portland Rescue Mission has been expressing the love and grace of God by offering compassionate care for our neighbors suffering from hunger, homelessness, and addiction. Back in 1949 that care consisted of a smile, a kind word, and a hot bowl of soup served from a big pot in the trunk of…

46 February 28th, 2024
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Good Friday Message from Executive Director, Eric Bauer

Hear a Good Friday Message from the Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission, Eric Bauer. For 75 years we’ve been able to offer the love and grace of Jesus Christ to those who are experiencing homelessness in the city of Portland. Your support has empowered us to offer compassionate care to neighbors in need.

176 April 7th, 2023
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Fulfilling Careers at Portland Rescue Mission

Spring brings new life and new opportunities. Portland Rescue Mission is hiring! At Portland Rescue Mission, we describe ourselves as highly relational, Christ-centered, joyful servants. Our passion is to exalt Jesus by cultivating transformed lives. If that sounds like something you or someone you know would like to be a part of, please consider our career…

175 April 6th, 2023
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Glimmer Report

You may be asking yourself, what is a Glimmer? A Glimmer is a way that God demonstrates His love toward us, in small or special ways. God may use you to encourage someone or He may send someone along to encourage you. Over this last year, we have seen beacons of light and moments of…

178 March 31st, 2023
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Mission Bar-B-Que Partners with Human Solution to Make an Impact on People’s Lives

Human Solutions has been in the East County for 31 years working to bring housing and economic security to families. They envision vibrant, healthy neighborhoods where all people can share in the security, hopes and advantages of a thriving, supportive community. Lilac Meadow shelter residents were served a special meal from Mission Bar-B-Que along with…

171 May 27th, 2020 0
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Did you Miss This?

“I met him one night at Burnside while I was bussing tables – sitting alone in a corner, isolated and cornered off to himself, he barely spoke when I greeted him. After sitting and asking basic questions, thanking him for being there, and introducing myself, he slowly began to look up from behind the beanie…

152 April 8th, 2020 0
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A Thanksgiving Devotional

The Gift of Ministry The Thanksgiving of Grace This Thanksgiving, Will you praise God with us that we have the opportunity to give love to lost and hurting?

136 November 26th, 2019 0
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Portland Rescue Mission: 70 Years of Hope and Restoration

This year Portland Rescue Mission celebrates 70 years of giving hope and restoring lives of the homeless in the Portland, Oregon community.

133 October 14th, 2019 0
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Burnside Blanket Drive

Tis the season of joy and generosity! As the days grow colder, the need for warm clothing and blankets grows at our Burnside shelter. Thanks to champions of the Mission like Oak Hills Presbyterian Church, we are able to continue offering blankets, coats and socks to men and women in need of extra warmth. Our…

101 December 11th, 2017 0
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