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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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  • Psalms of the Street Oct. 6th, 2013

    October 7, 2013

    Dear God, Thank You for the moments of peace & Clarity I’ve experienced - I’m easily distracted - and I appreciate your lifting this burden - if only for a moment Amen Just “Thanks!”  & “God bless!” I just want to thank God for waking..

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  • Record Breaking Breaking Bread!

    October 7, 2013

    Those of us holding BSM’s long-term memory (well the last four years or so anyway), recall a time when having 150 guests join us for lunch on a given Thursday was enough to give the staff a case of the vapors. Those days are quite..

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  • Psalms of the Street

    September 17, 2013

    For the week Beginning Sunday, September 15th, 2013 Satisfy us with your love in the morning, And we will live this day in joy and praise (Ps. 90:14) We praise you, God our creator For your handiwork in shaping and sustaining your wondrous creation. Especially we thank..

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  • Recap of Summer Youth Initiative

    August 28, 2013

      Frances Greenlee, a student at Eastern University, offers her thoughts at the end of her time at BSM as one of the Summer Youth Initiative Staff.  If you want to know more about being on summer staff or bringing a group of students to..

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  • BSM to Co-Present Centerpiece FringeArts Show

    August 26, 2013

    BSM is proud to co-present with our friends at FringeArts its must-see 2013 show, "On the Concept of the Face Regarding the Son of God" on September 12, 13, and 14 at 7 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 South Broad Street). Following the September..

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  • Four Seasons Team Serves at Breaking Bread

    August 15, 2013

    Broad Street Ministry extends a special thank you to the Four Seasons Hotel team who volunteered their time and helped serve at Breaking Bread on Tuesday, August 13. It was awesome to be able to work with experts in hospitality.

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