2023 Candlelight Memorial Service

October 17, 2023

The 2023 Candlelight Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, November 16th at our Pensacola Mission. The purpose of this event is to remember those in the homeless community who have lost their lives in the last year. We invite the community to join us in prayer during this event. DATE: November 16, 2023 at 5:30 LOCATION: 348…

2023 Cold Weather Community Forum

October 17, 2023

The Cold Weather Community Forum will take place on Wednesday, November 8th. Real Change Escambia will run the event, but it will be hosted at Waterfront Rescue Mission in Pensacola. The purpose of this event is to team up with our community partners to produce a “cold weather plan” for this winter.  LOCATION: Waterfront Rescue Mission, 348…

Our Summer LifeBuilder Graduation

October 13, 2023

This August we celebrated the men that graduated from our LifeBuilder Recovery Program. Earlier this year, the 90-day program was restructured to a three-phase program totaling 9 months in duration. Phase 1 – Recovery Readiness, Phase 2- LifeBuilder, and Phase 3 – Career Development. This format was to better ensure that our clients were equipped…

Real Change Escambia on September 26, 2023

September 17, 2023

Waterfront Rescue Mission will have a booth set up at the 2023 Real Change Escambia event. The purpose of this event was to provide resources and information to the homeless community in Escambia County. The following will be provided for anyone in need: free lunch, opioid addiction education, Florida ID services, free haircut, and free…


Meet Darin

May 16, 2024

Darin was heartbroken when his beloved father passed away, but there wasn’t time to grieve. He had to be strong and provide care for his disabled mother. But when she died three years later, his grief sent him spiraling into a deep depression. “I wanted to leave this world and go be with my mom…

Kevin and Jennifer Grant

Meet Kevin and Jennifer

February 15, 2024

Kevin and Jennifer were at their son’s bedside as he lay dying from his addiction. “We both promised Mitch that we would tell his story of what the Mission and God had done for him,” Kevin says. “He wanted people to know.” It wasn’t the story they’d expected to be telling about their son’s life.…

Meet George

December 5, 2023

Before I came to Waterfront Mission, I had one foot in church ministry and my other foot in hell – and I could die at any moment. Let me explain how I got here.  I grew up in a Christian home, but my father was an abusive alcoholic who left me with a lot of…

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