Taking Our Mission to Our Kids

Taking Our Mission to Our Kids

In mid-June, we were elated to re-start our kids and youth clubs at our centers following strict covid protocols. We were also planning to restart senior adult programs in July, but then, only 3 weeks in, the covid cases in Houston spiked.  As a result, we had to...
Summer Update

Summer Update

The Lord was at work ahead of the covid-19 pandemic to assemble an incredible team of young adults to serve this summer at MCH.  He knew exactly who and what we would need to help us navigate the uncharted waters we find ourselves in.  The 12 ‘critters’ He...
Our Response During the covid-19 Crisis

Our Response During the covid-19 Crisis

For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness,  but one of power,  love, and sound judgment. (2 Timothy 1:7, HCSB)   When local officials declared a public health emergency on March 11 and later issued a ‘stay home – work safe’ order prohibiting...
Helping More People Through Strategic Partnerships

Helping More People Through Strategic Partnerships

One of the ways we’ve been able to stretch our food budget and at the same time help feed more people at Mission Centers of Houston is by partnering with Second Servings, Houston’s only prepared and perishable food rescue organization. Since we began our affiliation...
A New Pantry Experience at Joy

A New Pantry Experience at Joy

Beginning in January 2020, Joy Mission Center transitioned into a new client-choice style food pantry. In previous years, all community members received identical pre-filled bags. Two years ago, clients were able to choose what they would receive in their bags from a...