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Board Member Highlight – José Mendez

Board Member Highlight – José Mendez

Meet José Mendez, one of New Bethany Ministries’ newest Board Members. An active member of the Episcopalian community, José spent the last 20 years involved with our neighbor, the Cathedral Church of the Nativity. He learned about New Bethany in 2012 when he began facilities management work at the church, ensuring all Cathedral services and…

by on May 21, 2021

Rising to the Volunteer Challenge

The Choice Food Pantry has one main goal – improving client health while ultimately reducing chronic disease from poor food decisions, and New Bethany Ministries has always envisioned offering recipes to guests visiting the pantry allowing them to choose ingredients needed to cook entire meals. When paired with Brown & Brown Insurance for the Volunteer…

by on May 17, 2021

New Bethany Ministries Completes Housing Assistance Team

New Bethany Ministries Completes Housing Assistance Team Three new employees join New Bethany.  New Bethany Ministries (NBM) announces the addition of Rosemary Coleman, Bria Johnson, and Heather Kebernik as tenant navigators for the Housing Assistance program.  As tenant navigators, Coleman, Johnson, and Kebernik assist tenants and property owners who are managing rental payment arrears challenges….

by on May 14, 2021
New Bethany Ministries Fills Lead Fundraising Position

New Bethany Ministries Fills Lead Fundraising Position

New Bethany Ministries Fills Lead Fundraising Position Emily Parker was hired as the organization’s Director of Development.  New Bethany Ministries (NBM) recently appointed Emily Parker as the organization’s Director of Development. Parker is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing all activities related to organizational fundraising. After starting her career as Director of Development for Legacy…

by on May 14, 2021

Board Member Spotlight – Robin Riley-Casey

Meet Robin Riley-Casey, one of New Bethany Ministries’ newest board members. Robin had been seeking to join an organization where she could actively participate in the work. She wanted to find somewhere that she could genuinely contribute to the Lehigh Valley. When Robin discovered New Bethany’s extraordinary services, she set her sights on getting involved….

by on April 6, 2021

New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance Program

New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance Program Jennifer Moll hired as Social Services Director. New Bethany Ministries (NBM) recently appointed Jennifer Moll as the organization’s first Social Services Director of the Housing Assistance program. Moll is responsible for overseeing the organization’s Housing Assistance program and Elliott Center and will provide assistance on housing grant accountability.  …

by on April 5, 2021

Spring Print Newsletter

From exciting employee announcements to getting the inside scoop on programs and events, stay up-to-date on all things New Bethany Ministries. Our most recent newsletter features: Spring Hunger Appeal, Employee News, an inside look at the Transitional Housing Program, and more! View the newsletter here.  

by on March 19, 2021

Employee Highlight – Social Workers Edition

New Bethany Ministries prides itself on having an incredible team, and Social Work Month offers us an opportunity to recognize those serving in that capacity. We asked our social workers why they chose their careers and what drives their work. Veronne Demesyeux, LMSW – Associate Executive Director Veronne launched her career in social work eight…

by on March 18, 2021

Humans of New Bethany – Russella

At New Bethany, we believe that all people, regardless of circumstances, should be treated with dignity and care without judgment. Our Mollard Hospitality Center offers clients fresh hot meals, newly-renovated shower facilities, wellness facilities, employment assistance, and educational opportunities. Times have been stressful and uncertain since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but luckily, much of Bethlehem’s…

by on March 8, 2021

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