Rev. David Lima

New Bedford Homeless Population Totals 398
The number of homeless people in New Bedford has increased slightly, according to data collected in January by the city's Homeless Service Providers Network.
Reverend David Lima says the count in 2017 was about 350 people living in shelters and on the street, but this year the numbers went up a …
Immigration Forum Thursday In New Bedford
Rev. David Lima describes the immigration debate in the U.S. as being like a tennis match played with a hand grenade. No one is listening to each other, and no progress is being made.
Rev. Lima, the Executive Minister of the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford, hopes to shed light on the …
Lima: Reaching Out To Others Is Important During Holidays
Christmas is the perfect time to help others, but its something that should happen year round. That's the feeling of Reverend David Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council.
There are many people who feel alone or can't seem to fit in this time of the year, and Re…
New Bedford Homeless Count Continues Into Thursday
Volunteers are combing through the shelters and streets of New Bedford attempting to gather information from homeless people as part of the city's annual "Point-In-Time Homeless Count.
During the kickoff on Wednesday, Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked the volunteers for their efforts...
Rev. David Lima Rips Casino Plan For New Bedford
When it comes to building a casino in New Bedford, don't expect Reverend David Lima to remain quiet.
Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council and a long-time casino opponent, says he can understand why the idea of a casino in the Whaling City might be attractive to som…

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