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]


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


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


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 rating433 of 102268 of 155
Fund acquisition rating746 of 1025124 of 155
Resource allocation rating536 of 102574 of 155
Asset utilization rating134 of 102220 of 155

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Balance sheet
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
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
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
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
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
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


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]


"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