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2.27.18

Tues.

  • Presbytery Meeting – Monaghan, Dillsburg
  • Lenten Recital Series
  • Life Skills – Boyd (ALC Computer Center)
  • Adult Learning Center

2.28.18

Wed.

  • Staff Worship
  • Staff Meeting
  • Life Skills – Boyd (ALC Computer Center)
  • DDB Staff Meeting
  • Adult Learning Center
  • Handbell Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Lenten Lecture Series featuring Dr. Meg Ramey

January 07

Bagels & Belief

Come join in some tasty bagels as we discuss belief and how those beliefs call us into action in the world.

January 15

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Church & Boyd Offices Closed

If there’s anything we can do for you, please leave us a voicemail or an e-mail and we’ll return your message as soon as possible.

February 04

Bagels & Belief

Come join in some tasty bagels as we discuss belief and how those beliefs call us into action in the world.

February 11

MAPS Event – Bravo, Bravissimo! – Jonathan Hays

Hometown favorite Jonathan Hays presents a captivating recital with the beautiful singing we have all come to know and love. The New York Times said of Jonathan: “the nobility of his voice matched the nobility of his bearing and his singing was consistently strong, lucid, direct and bang on the note. His was a magnificent performance,” and Opera Magazine stated “he has a lovely baritone, nicely placed and warmly resonant but capable of taut edginess.” He will be joined by pianist Brett A. Terry. A reception will follow the concert.

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February 14

Ash Wednesday Services

Please join us for our Ash Wednesday Services at 12:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

February 19

President’s Day – Church & Boyd Offices Closed

If there’s anything we can do for you, please leave us a voicemail or an e-mail and we’ll return your message as soon as possible.

February 20, February 27, March 6, March 13, and March 20

Lenten Recital Series

All Lenten Recital Series are at 12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

February 20 – PC King, trumpet

February 27 – First Four Trombone Quartet

March 6 – Ruth Hunter, harp

March 13 – The Wednesday Club

March 20 – Marcus Solemsky and Christopher Para, violin-viola duets

February 20

DDB Fundraiser – Midtown Cinema

You are invited to a private showing of the movie “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste,” produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Learn how Bourdain and other celebrity chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.

Following the screening, Dr. Daniel R. George, Associate Professor, Penn State College of Medicine, will give some perspective.

Please join us to learn more about how you can help Downtown Daily Bread continue to feed the hungry and homeless in Harrisburg. Lunch is served every day of the year, and more than 28,000 meals were served last year. Visit downtowndailybread.org to contact us about volunteer opportunities and donations.

Donations will be accepted at this free movie event! Register to attend at eventbrite.com. Use password Downtown Daily Bread. Seating limited to the first 110 friends and supporters of DDB.  This event is sponsored by “Provisions”, your neighborhood grocery, located in Strawberry Square.

February 21, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21

Lenten Lecture Series featuring Dr. Meg Ramey

“A Lenten Journey through the Seven Churches of the Book of Revelation” Wednesday nights in Lent at 7:15 pm in Fellowship Hall.

March 16, March 17, and March 18

Women’s Retreat – Camp Hebron

Deepen your relationship with God…Get away for rest and relaxation…Visit with old friends…Make new friends.

The theme is……On the Road with Jesus led by our speaker, Alison Siewert.

Come spend the weekend exploring the lives of the people who followed Jesus during his lifetime, and find out how their stories challenge and change our lives today.

Questions? Contact Joann Smith at dsmith2607@comcast.net or 717-497-3854. Sign-up at the Welcome Center. An information sheet is also available at the Welcome Center.

March 18

MAPS Event – the LVC Concert Choir

The 65 members of the Lebanon Valley College Concert Choir will perform a diverse program of selections around the theme of family. Under the direction of Dr. Matthew Erpelding, Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music Education at LVC, the choir continues its long-standing history of musical excellence. The ensemble is composed of both vocal and non-vocal majors. Later this spring, members of the choir will take this concert on tour throughout the Northeast, a tradition started in 1936.

March 29

Maundy Thursday Worship Service

Maundy Thursday Worship Service is at 7:30 pm

March 30

Tenebrae Worship Service

The Tenebrae Worship Service is at 7:30 pm

A soup kitchen and programs for the hungry and homeless.

We Believe

That people deserve second chances and the opportunity to succeed.

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Welcome

Downtown Daily Bread serves the hungry and homeless of Harrisburg, providing a daily lunch, counseling services, showers, lockers, mail delivery, and a safe and secure environment to rest and access a variety of other assistance. Lunch is served from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. every day, and other services are available on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Downtown Daily Bread is a ministry of Pine Street Presbyterian Church and has been operating for more than 30 years..

We Operate under the belief that...

No one should go hungry. Addressing basic needs is the first step in lifting our clients out of homelessness.

That it is not enough only to address basic needs, but it is also necessary to build personal relationships with clients in order to connect them to community services to break the cycle of poverty.

That assessing needs and giving clients education, emotional support, and access to county, medical, and housing assistance will improve the quality of their lives.

That it is not enough only to address basic needs, but it is also necessary to build personal relationships with clients in order to connect them to community services to break the cycle of poverty.

Our Programs

1

Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Daily

A hot lunch is served every day of the year to the hungry and homeless. Our cooks prepare the meal and teams of volunteers assist to serve it. Most food is purchased, but donations are always welcome. Our clients enjoy the generosity of those who bake cakes to those who send in the harvests from their gardens.

2

Client Assistance

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Weekdays
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Mon-Thurs Life Skills Classes

In addition to lunch, clients can access services during the morning hours, including lockers, mail delivery, transportation assistance, showers, phone, clothing, laundry tokens, and food vouchers, among others. In the afternoons, clients can participate in life skills classes.

3

Counseling Services

Counselors are available as a means to connect with mainstream assistance, including county, medical, career, and housing. A mental health outreach counselor works in the field in an effort to build relationships, encouraging the mentally ill and those with addictions to come to Downtown Daily Bread.

4

Drop-in-Center

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily

A warm and welcoming environment is available on weekdays for our clients to rest, relax, connect with services, and be in fellowship with each other. The Drop-in-Center is a safe and secure space, a shelter from the outdoors and from the streets, a respite for our homeless clients.

5

Emergency Shelter

December 2017–March 2018

A new Emergency Night Shelter will open at Downtown Daily Bread from December 1, 2017—March 31, 2018. There will be 30 beds available for homeless men who would otherwise be unsheltered. Planning, programming, and fundraising for the shelter is supported by ongoing collaboration with Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness, Bethesda Mission, Susquehanna Harbor Safe Haven, Christian Churches United, and the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg.
Downtown Daily Bread seeks donations of $50,000 to assist with the cost of running this shelter, which will be staffed by professionals and volunteers.
If you have any questions, please contact Linda Gzehoviak at (717) 238-9304 (ext. 105).

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