Our Programs

Missionary Intern Program

Mission Centers of Houston offers a missionary training program for young men and women who are seeking to serve God through missions.

Learn more about our Missionary Intern Program

Apply for a fall or spring semester internship here

Apply for a summer internship here

Food & Clothing

Mission Centers seeks to model the example of Jesus Christ in Matthew 25:35-36, “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”

People living in the following zip codes may be eligible to receive food:

Gano Mission Center: 77008, 77009, 77022, 77026, 77028 (Call 713-227-1146)

Joy Mission Center: 77003, 77011, 77012, 77023, 77029, 77087 (Call 713-921-0197)

In an average month, Mission Centers serves over 2,500 people through the food pantry ministries at Gano Mission Center and Joy Mission Center.

Our clothing closet is at the Joy Mission Center. We collect donations of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing.

Items can be dropped off at both of our locations, Monday–Thursday, 9 am – 11:30 am and 1 pm – 3 pm.

Kids Club

Kids Club is for children ages 4–10. Kids club provides a fun and safe environment for kids to do crafts, play games, listen to a Bible story and experience worship. Homework assistance is also provided. Volunteers can assist with activities, as well as share the hope of Christ by being present and involved in children’s lives.

Volunteer with Kids Club.

Preteen & Teen Club

Preteen & Teen Club meets each week at Gano Mission Center and Joy Mission Center and is for students ages 10–17. Our teens love to play soccer, basketball, and dodgeball. Computers, video games, board games, and crafts are also available. A Christ-centered Bible study is taught by staff. Preteens and teens take various outings throughout the year as a reward for attendance, good behavior, and participation in program activities.

Acteens and Sewing Club are also held at the centers. These clubs are a place for girls to explore creativity through crafts, cooking, and other activities. These programs offer a great place for mentoring relationships to flourish. Mission training is a key component to these programs.

Volunteer with Preteen and Teen Club.

Adult Programs

Adult programs at Mission Centers of Houston consist of senior adult ministry, senior adult home-bound food delivery, homeless food and hygiene bags, food and clothing distribution, Bible Study, and marriage and parenting classes.

Each week, over 100 senior adults meet at Gano Mission Center and Joy Mission Center for food, fellowship, and worship. Senior adults also take several day trips throughout the year. An annual overnight trip to Palacios, Texas, is the highlight for many seniors. In addition to on-site ministry, Mission Centers sponsors a weekly homebound ministry to over 30 senior adults. Volunteers deliver food and offer pastoral counsel and prayer for the seniors.

Ladies Bible Study is held twice a week at the Gano Mission Center. We also offer marriage and parenting classes for women at various times.

Volunteer in our adult programs.