LifePath Christian Ministries / York Union Rescue Mission

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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
P.O. Box 1968
York, PA 17405-1968


Phone: 717-845-7662


Organization details

EIN: 236444734

CEO/President: Norman Humber

Chairman: Michael Crocenzi

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


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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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating833 of 1022131 of 160
Fund acquisition rating960 of 1024158 of 160
Resource allocation rating954 of 1024149 of 160
Asset utilization rating192 of 102234 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$66,833$41,584$27,591$8,326$39,930
Short-term investments$704,323$842,011$801,183$897,164$651,586
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,196,807$936,465$1,259,921$1,472,004$1,334,333
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,394,727$1,763,821$1,833,206$1,982,792$1,827,603
Other long-term assets$1,020,841$1,105,687$1,130,848$948,222$951,783
Total long-term assets$2,415,568$2,869,508$2,964,054$2,931,014$2,779,386
Total assets$3,612,375$3,805,973$4,223,975$4,403,018$4,113,719
Payables and accrued expenses$284,891$241,637$251,019$313,323$64,561
Other current liabilities$8,380$33,520$2,100$0$0
Total current liabilities$293,271$275,157$253,119$313,323$64,561
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$380,320$153,947$198,685$0$0
Total liabilities$673,591$429,104$451,804$313,323$64,561
Net assets20202018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$1,822,363$2,133,158$2,501,463$3,034,439$4,049,158
With donor restrictions$1,116,421$1,243,711$1,270,708$1,055,256$0
Net assets$2,938,784$3,376,869$3,772,171$4,089,695$4,049,158
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,971,681$710,836$1,818,643$2,315,753$1,964,234
Program service revenue$1,150,719$463,434$900,018$856,971$921,392
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$204,070$12,040$63,954$309,203$30,645
Other revenue$1,631$10,164$32,739$36,151$16,193
Total other revenue$1,356,420$485,638$996,711$1,202,325$968,230
Total revenue$3,328,101$1,196,474$2,815,354$3,518,078$2,932,464
Program services$2,248,112$1,009,743$2,129,600$2,385,229$2,243,162
Management and general$443,987$232,219$623,309$615,957$477,404
Total expenses$3,370,825$1,547,292$3,311,723$3,512,383$3,148,483
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Surplus (deficit)($42,724)($350,818)($496,369)$5,695($216,019)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($42,724)($350,818)($496,369)$5,695($216,019)


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

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/22/2021. To update the information below, please email:


"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.

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