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A BIG Thank You to BSM’s Volunteers!

May 2, 2013

Broad Street Ministry is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 21-27 with all of our volunteers.  At BSM, we are reminded daily that our work is not complete without caring volunteers.  We have been very fortunate to find individuals like YOU to be a part of..

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  • Volunteers perspective

    March 22, 2013

    A VOLUNTEER'S PERSPECTIVE By Pete Carley I've been aware of the problem of homelessness in Philadelphia at least since I started working here in 1999. When I moved to the city in 2003, I lived just off of Rittenhouse Square.  I often met homeless people on..

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  • One Step away

    March 22, 2013

    Stability.  A word most of us take for granted until a crisis hits. Not Rose.  Thirteen months ago, she lost her apartment and found herself on the streets of Philadelphia.  You'll see her smiling face around Suburban Staion, across from City Hall, shouting, "A dollar..

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  • Broad Street Ministry Impact

    March 22, 2013

    BROAD STREET MINISTRY IMPACT By Rev. Jason R. Ferris One of the most meaningful relationships I've made in my ministry as Pastor of Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia is with Clifton, a professional musician and consultant who had fallen on hard times. A variety..

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  • BSM IMPACT By Rev. Jason R. Ferris

    March 15, 2013

    [caption id="attachment_531" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rev. Jason R. Ferris[/caption] One of the most meaningful relationships I've made in my ministry as Pastor of Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia is with Clifton, a professional musician and consultant who had fallen on hard times. A variety of..

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  • BSM on NPR

    October 2, 2012

    NPR was at BSM a few weeks ago to do a story on the Collaborative Hospitality Initiative and Breaking Bread. Here is a link to the story, which aired on NPR's Newsworks Tonight recently: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/44658

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