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Mondays at the Mission

New Life Recovery in the Great Outdoors

  Summer is a perfect time to take advantage of the great outdoors. Living in the Northwest makes a trip to the beach or even to Mount Hood a doable excursion.   Here at Portland Rescue Mission, we are maximizing the sunny days by getting outside, “being in relationship with one another, enjoying God’s beautiful…

16 July 24th, 2017 0
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Pulled Pork Nachos This Summer on The Mission Bar-B-Que Truck!

Summer is in full swing and Mission Bar-B-Que is bustling around the city, catering for businesses and celebrations, and we are ready to cater your next event!     Give Dave at Mission Bar-B-Que a call and he’ll deliver a meal that will “wow” your crowd. Not to mention, every dollar goes right back to…

13 July 17th, 2017 0
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Three Reasons to Volunteer at Portland Rescue Mission: Intern Spotlight

Instead of a “summer break,” Sarah, a senior at Moody Bible College, invested her summer at Shepherd’s Door as a live-in intern.   Sarah is studying Women’s Ministry. Interning here is “giving me a taste of fulltime ministry,” she said.   “This gives me an opportunity to use what I’m gifted at and what I’ve…

13 July 10th, 2017 0
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LIVE YOUR PASSION: WORK FOR PORTLAND RESCUE MISSION

We want to invite you to join our team of men and women who are passionate about what they do to restore the lives of hurting men, women and children in our city. Our staff at Portland Rescue Mission know why they are here. We asked several of them to share what keeps them coming…

10 June 29th, 2017 0
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How To Pack A Care Kit to Help Someone Homeless

  What do I do when approached by a man or woman facing homelessness? Should I give them money? You can donate to Portland Rescue Mission, where your money will go to provide the help and support men, women and children need to get off the streets. You can also create Care Kits to hand out…

8 June 26th, 2017 0
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Summer Adventures in the Family Life Center

  Summer at Shepherd’s Door means outdoor play, water parks and plenty of field trips for the children in the Family Life Ministry. “Some of the kids have never been to the zoo,” said Julie Popova, a teacher in the Family Life Center. We are making sure the children and families have plenty of fun…

14 June 21st, 2017 0
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More guests find rest, safety with Portland Rescue Mission’s opening of Winter Shelter

“It’s painful to sleep outside,” Mike said as he ate breakfast at the Burnside Shelter. “Especially if you have a family.” At the time of the conversation, Mike had recently woke up from sleeping under the roof of Portland Rescue Mission, and was grateful to not be so “scatterbrained and uncomfortable” as he would have…

8 November 3rd, 2015 2
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Portland Rescue Mission celebrates annual Birthday Party for the Homeless

Regardless of what else might have been going on May 11 anywhere else in Portland, from 2 p.m. through dinner at the Burnside Shelter, it was a time of celebration and joy for everyone who visited the Guest Care Center. Portland Rescue Mission staff members, volunteers and guests all gathered together in one place to…

11 May 13th, 2015 0
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GIVE HOPE Telethon!

Our Give Hope telethon is today! For many of us, the holiday season is a time for family, friends, and good food. But for thousands of hurting, homeless people in Portland, this season is just another reminder of their pain. Make a difference this year by donating during our telethon! Your telethon gift… Helps feed…

7 November 10th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 42 – Donation Needs

Right now we have a critical need for blanket and sock donations! As the weather gets cold and wet, more people come through our doors looking for help. You can help by either donating blankets and/or socks to our Burnside Shelter or to Shepherd’s Door. You can also make a quick online donation today and…

6 November 2nd, 2014 0
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