LifePath Christian Ministries / York Union Rescue Mission

The information on this page was last updated 9/13/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

For more than five decades, homeless and hurting neighbors have turned to York Rescue Mission to meet their desperate needs. And they'll continue to do so for decades to come.


Contact information

Mailing address:
LifePath Christian Ministries
363-371 West Market St
PO Box 1968
York, PA 17405-1968

Website: lifepathyork.org

Phone: 717-845-7662

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 236444734

CEO/President: Norman Humber

Chairman: Rev. Dr. Larry Walthour

Board size: 7

Founder: Stuart Shelley and others

Ruling year: 1968

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2019


Purpose

Our Vision: To be a Christ centered organization that is a compassionate shelter and vital community partner.


Mission statement

Our Mission is to extend the love of Christ to our neighbors in need by providing food, shelter, and a connection to support services.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating455 of 103375 of 161
Fund acquisition rating738 of 1035127 of 161
Resource allocation rating561 of 103581 of 161
Asset utilization rating164 of 103324 of 161

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20212020201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%16%34%43%31%22%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%11%20%26%20%15%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
91%71%59%59%65%66%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%13%20%20%17%15%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
9%29%41%41%35%34%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20212020201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%80%67%65%64%68%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
87%84%101%129%118%100%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%67%68%84%76%68%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
13%16%-1%-29%-18%0%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
11%23%-1%-10%-13%0%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%7%13%15%19%18%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20212020201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.551.100.930.410.780.80
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.972.613.024.063.352.99
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.742.862.821.652.632.39
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20212020201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.307.444.083.404.984.70
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.130.250.290.200.21
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.793.633.225.133.653.96
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20212020201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%9%19%11%11%7%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%4%11%4%5%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
150%83%87%218%114%116%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20212020201820172016
Cash$1,685,213$425,651$52,870$431,147$566,514
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$58,087$66,833$41,584$27,591$8,326
Short-term investments$0$704,323$842,011$801,183$897,164
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,743,300$1,196,807$936,465$1,259,921$1,472,004
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,550,720$1,394,727$1,763,821$1,833,206$1,982,792
Other long-term assets$1,259,273$1,020,841$1,105,687$1,130,848$948,222
Total long-term assets$2,809,993$2,415,568$2,869,508$2,964,054$2,931,014
Total assets$4,553,293$3,612,375$3,805,973$4,223,975$4,403,018
 
Liabilities20212020201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$220,910$284,891$241,637$251,019$313,323
Other current liabilities$13,388$8,380$33,520$2,100$0
Total current liabilities$234,298$293,271$275,157$253,119$313,323
Debt$174,800$380,320$153,947$198,685$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$174,800$380,320$153,947$198,685$0
Total liabilities$409,098$673,591$429,104$451,804$313,323
 
Net assets20212020201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,776,909$1,822,363$2,133,158$2,501,463$3,034,439
With donor restrictions$1,367,286$1,116,421$1,243,711$1,270,708$1,055,256
Net assets$4,144,195$2,938,784$3,376,869$3,772,171$4,089,695
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20212020201820172016
Total contributions$4,184,227$1,971,681$710,836$1,818,643$2,315,753
Program service revenue$1,700,253$1,150,719$463,434$900,018$856,971
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($430)$204,070$12,040$63,954$309,203
Other revenue$49,181$1,631$10,164$32,739$36,151
Total other revenue$1,749,004$1,356,420$485,638$996,711$1,202,325
Total revenue$5,933,231$3,328,101$1,196,474$2,815,354$3,518,078
 
Expenses20212020201820172016
Program services$3,979,271$2,248,112$1,009,743$2,129,600$2,385,229
Management and general$352,930$443,987$232,219$623,309$615,957
Fundraising$661,628$678,726$305,330$558,814$511,197
Total expenses$4,993,829$3,370,825$1,547,292$3,311,723$3,512,383
 
Change in net assets20212020201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$939,402($42,724)($350,818)($496,369)$5,695
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$939,402($42,724)($350,818)($496,369)$5,695

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Matthew Carey Till 72019Executive Director$61,412
Steve Brubaker 72019 - 42020Interim Executive Director$55,000
Tiffany Glatfelter Till 72019COO$46,253

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/13/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

"From the very beginning, the importance of a mission for York was on the hearts of all of us."

So said Stuart Shelley, one of the founders of York Rescue Mission (the precursor to LifePath Christian Ministries). In 1961, Shelley and others started planning the Mission's work and vision. We opened in 1962 with only two buildings - one for sleeping quarters for homeless neighbors, a small restaurant to serve meals, and a chapel, and the other for the Mission's superintendent and family.

Herman R. Smith, another founder and our first Board President, said, "Our first priority has always been the salvation of men's souls. Their spiritual needs come first, then their physical needs. We help them, house them, and feed them. We help them find God, and get over the problems they may have so they can reenter the mainstream of life."

Within the first two years, the Mission became overcrowded and had to expand ... and we've been expanding ever since - not just in our facilities, but also in the way we help our neighbors in need, now with more services than ever before.


Program accomplishments

2021 By The Numbers:
51,026 meals served
20,994 nights of safe lodging
1,759 unique guests served


Needs