Reverberate 2023: Photos

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What a blessing it was so see individuals from all over Lancaster County come out for Reverberate 2023 in Long’s Park! Despite the heavy rainfall, we were able to simply gather to praise God and be in His presence together.  A big thank you to our sponsors, worship bands, food trucks and every single one […]

Water Street Mission Hosts Reverberate, an Evening of Food, Worship, and Neighborly Love

reverberate 2023

Lancaster, PA (August 2023) – Water Street Mission and over 70 partner churches are encouraging Lancaster County residents to come together in fellowship. The 5th annual Reverberate will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2023. The event will feature food trucks and a night of worship at Long’s Park outdoor amphitheater. Rain or shine, the evening will […]

Food Banks in Lancaster, PA: 6 Common Questions Answered

Food Banks in Lancaster, PA: Water Street Mission's Outreach Center The reality for many individuals and families in Lancaster, PA is having to choose between paying rent or having food on the table. There are several resources for community members in need – including food banks, community kitchens and local government programs.  Water Street’s Outreach Center is one of the local food banks in Lancaster, PA […]

Rescue Mission Food Drive brings in over 90,000 lbs. of food for Water Street Mission

When Uncle Leroy of Uncle Leroy’s Candy Kitchen came to Water Street Mission’s loading dock on Thanksgiving Day 2022 with donated cookies and goodies in hand, Chef Terence Reed (Chef T) was beside himself.  “I fanned out. I acted like Michael Jackson had pulled up on the dock,” Chef T reminisced. “The level of excitement […]

Reverberate 2021

Check your feed. Odds are that if I ask you to find something supporting unity and love you’d have to scroll through a good deal of negativity before you found something relevant. During a time when our country has been overwhelmed with division, fear, worry, hate and exhaustion – especially with all things pandemic – […]

What To Know About Our Lancaster Food Bank

Hello to all our local Water Street Mission neighbors!  Did you know, Water Street Mission has a local food bank for Lancaster County residents? It’s called the Outreach Center, and it gives out groceries 3 days a week to local neighbors.  We can help you meet the bills, and check off the must-have items from […]

8 Things to Know about Water Street Mission’s Emergency Shelter

For many individuals struggling with homelessness, a hot meal and a safe place to sleep are the first steps to finding a better path forward. At Water Street Mission, we believe in supporting men and women experiencing homelessness in our community by equipping them with the tools and mindsets that will help them grow and […]

Reverberate 2021 – Neighborly Love

There’s so much to celebrate! Visit It’s been 17 months since the world turned upside down and uncertainty painted our lives. Seventeen months of changing guidelines, virtual events, and the complete restructuring of life as we knew it. Seventeen months of missing family and friends, settling for virtual meetups, and canceling plans. And yet, […]

Restored to Be Restorers: Food Bank Recipients Giving Back

Our community food bank, also known as the Outreach Center, has been hard at work, sorting, boxing up and giving out food goods to our community. And while so many are in need of help with groceries each week, the heart of the Outreach Center is about much more. To Bola, one of our most […]