After graduating from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2016, LaQuinn Thompson became youth service director for The Lighthouse, a York youth program.
Summer camp is something ingrained in the memories of many people. For LaQuinn Thompson, it became part of his life.
The 24-year-old York native, like several family members before him, attended LifePath Christian Ministries summer camp, starting when he was in first grade.
“I loved it from the first day,” LaQuinn says. “The counselors were very inspirational, very encouraging. They allowed me to be who I wanted to be, to be myself. And they were very welcoming to everybody.” Continue reading
Mary Ann Bull says her time spent at LifePath Christian Ministries is a rewarding experience.
Mary Ann Bull says she’s been blessed with a good life.
It’s partly why she’s been a volunteer at LifePath Christian Ministries for the past six years. She sees it as a way for her to give back.
“I get joy out of it,” she says, “knowing that I’m doing something to benefit people who really need help.” Continue reading
For Curtis Rook, donating to LifePath means bringing hope to those in need.
A few years ago, Curtis Rook was invited to a breakfast and tour at LifePath Christian Ministries Men’s Shelter. When the tour reached the room where the men slept, he stopped short.
“It was a ‘Wow, oh my gosh’ moment,” Curtis says.
He’d been where these men were. This room looked like a room he had stayed in 13 years earlier.
He knew he needed to help. Continue reading
“I don’t belong here.”
That’s what Joann Gardiner remembers thinking the day she showed up at LifePath Christian Ministries Women and Children’s Shelter.
The shelter was a place for troublemakers and drug addicts, she thought.
But, she had nowhere else to turn.
Becky Rupp remembers the day she rang the doorbell at LifePath Christian Ministries Women and Children’s Shelter.
She’d just gotten out of rehab for drug and alcohol addiction.
It was the second time Becky had turned to LifePath for help, and the woman who opened the door, Pam Billet, recognized her.
“I’m so happy to see you!” Pam said.
Becky broke down, tears streaming down her face.
They went back to Pam’s office. For the better part of an hour, Becky cried. Together, they prayed for Becky and her two-year-old daughter.