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Sherri’s Jubilee Story: ‘When I walked in those doors, God met me there’

Miracles are common at the Mission. And there is nothing greater than attending a graduation to come face-to-face with the stories of men and women who have fought hard and come through a dark night to find life and hope restored. Sherri is a recent graduate from our women and children’s program, Shepherd’s Door.  …

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Give relief from the heat to Portland’s homeless

The heat is on for Portland’s growing homeless community… Already this summer, we’ve been scorched by some long stretches of very hot days. Sweltering heat hits hard for men, women and children already struggling without food and shelter. Not just the literal heat that comes with the rising summertime temperatures here in the Rose City,…

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Join Portland Rescue Mission: Seeking compassionate men, women for our night teams

  Are you longing for something more when it comes to your vocation? Come join our team in the transformational work at Portland Rescue Mission. Men, women and children are daily discovering hope–that life is good and they can heal from the past and live free from addiction. If you have a compassionate and courageous…

89 July 29th, 2016 0
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Freedom, independence for New Life Ministry participants at Portland Rescue Mission

Freedom and independence … it’s what this time of year is all about when we celebrate the Fourth of July. And for the many men and women that come through our New Life Ministry at The Harbor (for men) or Shepherd’s Door (for women and children) and graduate from the program, that means freedom and…

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Help love and support the women in our Connect program (job openings)

If you have a genuine compassion for people in need and you’re seeking a job you can be passionate about, then you’re the perfect candidate to join the team at Portland Rescue Mission as the Women’s Connect Night Associate! Connect is our three-month program that’s designed to help both men and women transition quickly from…

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From chaos to joy, Melissa finds freedom at Shepherd’s Door

Melissa lived a life of chaos. Before coming to Shepherd’s Door, she was heartbroken, overwhelmed and confused about who she was and what sort of value her life had. “I came in here with a lot of baggage, and I really had to be willing to let go of it all,” Melissa explained. “I wanted…

86 June 7th, 2016 0
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Support women and children at Shepherd’s Door through advocacy (job openings)

At Portland Rescue Mission, one of the greatest joys we get to experience is watching women suffering from homelessness and addiction transform their lives into something new and beautiful at Shepherd’s Door. It’s one of the most exciting and inspiring things that happen at the Mission. And as a staff member at Shepherd’s Door, you…

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Lazara finds family, finds life at Shepherd’s Door

Family changed Lazara’s life at Shepherd’s Door. Prior to coming to Portland Rescue Mission, all Lazara wanted was to be reunited with her children. Walking through our doors, she knew it would take some work. A lot of work. But, by God’s grace, two months after she entered our New Life Ministry for women and…

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Moms and their children discover new life at Shepherd’s Door

Our women at Shepherd’s Door are courageous, especially our moms. It’s one thing to spend a year investing in your health, life and recovery as a single person, but it can take even more work and determination to come with your children and to seek hope and a restored life for your family. We at…

78 May 6th, 2016 0
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Restored hope, restored relationships at Portland Rescue Mission: ‘Glimmers’

Our staff regularly share with one another amazing stories of how our men and women find hope and a restored life. Around Portland Rescue Mission, we call these stories “Glimmers.” Here’s a couple recent Glimmers from The Harbor and Shepherd’s Door. Repairs God knows how to repair broken relationships. John, a participant in our New…

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