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Congratulations to Rev. Andy Greenhow

November 6, 2013

On Sunday October 27th our very own Andy Greenhow was Ordained. Andy serves as our Minister of Stewardship, Congregational Partnership, and Belonging. The service took place at the church that raised him, Wayne Presbyterian Church, one of our key partner churches. It was a joyous..

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  • Announcing Community Engagement Groups!

    November 6, 2013

    Broad Street Ministry is all about creatively reusing and adapting the gifts we have inherited, retooling them for the new challenges of today’s Philadelphia. Take our hymn boards: Starting December 1st, they will be used to announce our community engagement groups. In 1900, the congregation..

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  • New Partner at BSM Offers Guests a Path to More Secure Housing

    November 6, 2013

    Many of our Breaking Bread guests, especially those living in shelters, are often caught in a vicious cycle – they could get stable housing that would allow them to reclaim their lives, but they were in arrears with their utility bill when they did have..

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  • 5,000 Meal Milestone

    November 6, 2013

    Two years a great difference makes. Around this time two years ago, BSM’s new kitchen finally opened after major renovation work that lasted six months. We were all grateful for the generosity of our many benefactors, including Doylestown Presbyterian Church, who made that important upgrade..

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  • An Exciting Change in BSM’s Worshipping Community

    November 5, 2013

    Beginning December 1st, BSM is moving its worship service from Sunday nights at 6:00 PM to Sunday afternoons at 4:00 PM with small group opportunities for fellowship and education after worship. From the beginning, BSM has been committed to ensuring that everyone who comes through..

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  • Psalms of the Street October 20, 2013

    October 21, 2013

    Sunday October 20th, 2013 Every Sunday evening we ask people to invest in our community through their money, through filling out an In-the-Loop card so that they may be known, and through their prayers. The prayer cards function as BSM’s “Psalms of the Street”, expressions that span..

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  • A Letter from Convening Minister, Bill Golderer

    October 7, 2013

    Dear valued friend and partner in ministry: It is with both a sense of expectation for what the future may hold and more than a hint of sadness that I write to you about a coming transition in the life of Broad Street Ministry. Just..

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  • Rev. Erika Funk’s Goodbye Letter

    October 7, 2013

    Dear friends, Many times this summer I heard someone say that Broad Street Ministry is a magical place, a place of wonder and light.  It’s easy to feel that way.  In my nearly seven years here I have watched as we grew from a handful..

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  • Electrical Upgrade Nearing Completion

    October 7, 2013

    Near the end of this past June important electrical upgrade work began at BSM. These upgrades will allow everyone who enters our space to feel safer and more secure. We want to salute Marc Hoyer, and his two electricians, Tom Findlay and Billy Ruggieri, for..

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  • A Profile of Generosity

    October 7, 2013

    Recently Bill received a letter from a couple, Jon and Gwynn Barger, who along with their children, Jacob, Jordan and Taylor, volunteer at Breaking Bread on a regular basis. The letter speaks to some interesting questions: Who gains more from the experience of volunteering, the..

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