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In Service at Shepherd’s Door, Tiffany sees herself in Connect women

Our New Life Ministries are life changing. For the men and women who dedicate themselves to breaking the chains of homelessness and addiction, the results speak for themselves. And for those who commit to an additional year of Service, this goes twofold – especially for Tiffany. Nearing the end of her year in Service job-training program, Tiffany…

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Obi ‘brave enough to dream again’ after being at The Harbor

Obi was living the American dream. Growing up in Kenya was hard, especially in his abusive family. But now he’d fallen in love with an American girl, gotten married and moved to Portland where they would soon give birth to their first child. The dream didn’t last. As a child, Obi coped with the abuse…

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Bill Schonely invites you to Portland Rescue Mission benefit concert

Do you have plans for June 6 at 7:30 p.m.? Portland Rescue Mission, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church (LGPC) and Bill Schonely invite you to attend “Unfailing Grace.” As noted in the video above, the iconic “Mayor of Rip City” is a member of LGPC’s 90-voice Sanctuary Choir. On Saturday evening of June 6, the choir will host a benefit…

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New life, new journey for five women after Shepherd’s Door graduation

May at Portland Rescue Mission started out on a festive note with five women graduating from Shepherd’s Door: Taylor, Denise, Vivian, Kim and Jeanette. (Jeanette could not be at Jubilee). Joined by their mentors on stage and in front of a packed house on a warm Friday evening, all five shared stories of redemption, renewal…

83 May 19th, 2015 0
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Retirement community takes trip to love on Shepherd’s Door

Two buses pulled up that sunny afternoon to Shepherd’s Door. Men and women visiting from Parkview Christian Retirement Community were gently assisted out and welcomed for a tour of Shepherd’s Door. Most of them were over the age of 80. One woman was even about to celebrate her 102nd birthday. A friend of the Mission, Parkview Christian…

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Excitement abounds at Portland Rescue Mission, join our staff

May has been another eventful month so far at Portland Rescue Mission with celebrating our annual Birthday Party for the Homeless and launching our Mission Bar-B-Que. And if you are currently looking for a new job, you too could take part in this exciting season at the Mission. Portland Rescue Mission is structured into three different ministry areas: Hope Ministries, Pathway Ministries and…

84 May 15th, 2015 0
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Benefit concert for Portland Rescue Mission coming June 6

Summer blessings are en route for Portland Rescue Mission courtesy of Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, and you too can enjoy them come Saturday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in downtown Portland. On June 6, Lake Grove’s 90-voice Sanctuary Choir will be putting on a benefit concert entitled “Unfailing Grace.” Rounded out with…

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Join Portland Rescue Mission’s story, become a monthly supporter

Our dedicated staff and volunteers at Portland Rescue Mission love pouring out their hearts to serve men, women and children in need — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A special group of donors, our Circle of Friends, provide vital monthly support to keep our ministries running strong each day. As a member…

77 April 23rd, 2015 0
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Five ‘miracles’ celebrated from The Harbor, one joyous graduation

Under a bright, blue sky and warm sunshine, five men from The Harbor closed one chapter of their lives to start a brand new one filled with real hope and possibilities. Loud and proud, and in front of a packed house at Crossroads Church in northeast Portland, those five “miracles” (as described by Life Skills…

75 April 22nd, 2015 0
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Help create a better future, work for Portland Rescue Mission

Believe it or not, April is over halfway done (though with all this sunshine in the Portland area right now, you might not realize it). Has your spring started off well? Here at Portland Rescue Mission, we continually strive to offer hope and restoration to those involved in one of our integrated ministries (Hope Ministries, Pathway Ministries…

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