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Good Shepherd Ministry Center

To glorify God by advancing spiritual, emotional,
economic and physical wellness within our communities.

GOOD SHEPHERD MINISTRY CENTER
Improving lives in East County by providing a base of operations for programs aimed at personal wellness and independence.
Office hours are Monday thru Thursday 3:00pm – 6:00pm. During this time, donations are accepted, emergency food bags distributed and information is available.
Director – Danean LeNoir
Evening Missions Support – Louella Morton


BETHLEHEM FOOD PANTRY
Providing sustenance to our neighbors with food insecurity. For more information contact the food pantry.
Food Distribution is every Saturday 9:00am – 11:00am
Volunteers are needed every Saturday 8:00am – 11:00am and the Friday after the 3rd Tuesday of the month to unload and bag commodities. 100 people are served each Saturday.
DONATION NEEDS: peanut butter, canned meat/fish, canned fruit, boxed cereal, boxed mac and cheese, rice, beans, bagged pasta, pasta sauce.
Program Lead - Susan Naslund and Theresa Erb

SHEPHERD'S CLOSET
Providing basic clothing to our neighbors.
Clothing is available Saturday 9am – 11am.
Volunteers are needed every Saturday 8:00am – 11am. 100 people are served each Saturday.
DONATION NEEDS: new underwear and socks, t-shirts and gently used pants, shirts, coats and shoes.
Progam Lead - Paula Perry


EXCEL YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER
Provides support to juniors and seniors that are at risk for homelessness.
Support is provided Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm – 6:30pm.
Volunteers are needed Tuesday and Thursday in various roles - meal service, welcome desk, shower attendant, mentor.
Program Lead – Danean LeNoir


SAFE HARBORS
Providing meals, overnight and weekend lodging for asylum seeking families.
Volunteers in various roles are needed every day to support the family – weekly shopping for the family, week day transportation, overnight host.
Program Lead – Danean LeNoir


Other Services provided by GSMC Tenants
BASTYR CLINIC
Provides free Naturopathic care to our neighbors.
At this Clinic the Naturopathic doctors use botanical medicine (herbs), homeopathy, nutrition and supplements to help people manage their medical concerns. They also counsel people on changing lifestyles (like eating better, exercise, etc.)
Open Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm.

ELEANOR'S BOUTIQUE II

Provides professional clothing to women that need support re-entering the work force.
Open Tuesday through Friday 2:30pm – 6:00pm and Saturday 12:00am – 4:00pm.

DIRECTOR'S UPDATES
GSMC Director Danean LeNoir provides regular updates on the programs, people and progress of the ministry.

March 2019 Update
February 2019 Update
January 2019 Update
December 2018 Update
November 2018 Update
October 2018 Update