Marcy Thompson began working as an Overnight Coordinator at Bethlehem House in 2013. She came to her position excited to work with the women at the House and be part of their journey as they prepared to bring their unborn child into the world.
As an Overnight Coordinator, Marcy enjoys carrying out a variety of responsibilities. Some of her tasks with the women include facilitating career development exercises, assisting with homework, guidance in problem solving, listening to needs and concerns, and handling/coordinating house and donation tasks.
Marcy’s previous experience includes 13 years in tobacco prevention and control, teaching, childcare, and customer service.
Marcy graduated from Mercy High School and has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Creighton University and a Master of Arts in Health Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Marcy is married to Paul. They are parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
GET TO KNOW MARCY
What do you appreciate most about Bethlehem House? I appreciate getting to know the ladies and listening to what they are looking for in life—college, training, an apartment, their faith, etc. I also enjoy seeing the joy they experience when their baby arrives and planning for their future.
Favorite part of your job: My favorite part of the job is comforting and giving support to the ladies when they are experiencing any problems and helping them explore options that will be the best for them and their baby.
A phrase you’re caught saying the most: “It will be alright.”
Favorite color: Blue
Most memorable experience at BH: When I was talking with three of the ladies in the family room one night, they each told me about their appointment to visit a college campus or training school. The ease in which they talked about their education gave me that “wow’ moment and I was so happy for them.
Favorite Pastime: It is hard for me to name one. I enjoy baking for my husband and family, walking or running outside, and watching comedy on television.
Motto: “Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Ghandi
Photo Credit: Sunny Heart Photography