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Employee Spotlight – Lilina Kelhart

Employee Spotlight – Lilina Kelhart

Meet Lilina Kelhart, Representative Payee for New Bethany Ministries. She’s been a part of the New Bethany family for over twenty years. Lili originally learned about New Bethany from a newspaper ad and decided to investigate. She was inspired to join because of New Bethany’s mission to help the community by providing warm meals and…

by on October 23, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla

Employee Spotlight – Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla

Meet Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla, Family Housing Manager for New Bethany Ministries. Lupita manages our twelve-room shelter that accommodates families facing homelessness placed at New Bethany by local Children and Youth services. When Lupita discovered job openings at New Bethany, she researched the organization and quickly became determined to join the team. Having a true passion…

by on October 10, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Denise O’Connor

Employee Spotlight – Denise O’Connor

New Bethany Ministries office manager, Denise O’Connor, joined the team 6 months ago, immediately before COVID-19 hit. In her role, Denise handles day-to-day office activities and communicates and manages many client activities. She is responsible for providing guidance and assistance with the many programs that New Bethany offers. Denise is often the first point of…

by on September 10, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Emily Forrester

Employee Spotlight – Emily Forrester

Meet Emily Forrester, a staff member who was promoted to case manager after the onset of COVID, after a year and a half as evening and weekend caretaker. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Emily has been assisting individuals and families in the Comfort Suites Transitional Housing Program. Thanks to a partnership between the City of Bethlehem…

by on August 10, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Veronne Demesyeux

Employee Spotlight – Veronne Demesyeux

Meet Veronne Demesyeux, LMSW, New Bethany Ministries’ Director of Operations! She is responsible for the design and oversight of all of New Bethany’s programming and case-managed services. This includes food access, homeless prevention, transitional, and permanent housing programs. When reflecting on how her past employment has prepared her for the programs she develops at New…

by on June 10, 2020

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