News & Updates

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...

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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 sent us are...

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Announcing our new wristbands for Summer 2020

Announcing our new wristbands for Summer 2020

All of our staff, summer missionaries, weekly summer youth group missionaries and other volunteers will receive one these custom printed gel bands (courtesy of RapidWristbands.com) to remind us of our theme for the summer: "A.E.D.".  The letters are an abbreviation...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Fletcher House Renovation Project Underway

Fletcher House Renovation Project Underway

Since the spring of 2019 we have been renovating an 85 year old house at our Fletcher Mission Center.  This home, which was once called 'The Mexican Baptist Goodwill Center', is where Mission Centers of Houston got its start in 1962.  Due to its age and poor condition...

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Expanding Our Homeless Ministry

Expanding Our Homeless Ministry

Often, we highlight the different ministries that take place at Gano Mission Center and how God is moving through them. However, this month we would love to share a new resource that will soon be offered to the homeless of the Near Northside. Gano will now offer an...

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Introducing the Magnolia Park Interns

Introducing the Magnolia Park Interns

In the month of June we invited the youth in our community to come and serve with us at Joy Mission Center rather than sitting at home in front of a television or computer screen. They were known as our Magnolia Park Interns. Having our youth serve with us was, by...

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Highlights of NE Houston Restoration’s May and June

Highlights of NE Houston Restoration’s May and June

Time has just flown by!  We have had 3 After Harvey Resource Fairs since our last update…  St Paul Missionary Baptist Church, New Beginnings Church and Bethany Baptist Church.  These host churches have been wonderful and God has blessed our time in the community.

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BOUNCE!!!

BOUNCE!!!

It’s that time of year again…  June was BOUNCE! month at NE Restoration!  This year we had over 60 young people (plus their adult leaders) come in from 5 different churches to serve in our communities.  What did they do?  Glad you asked.

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Summer Missionaries Have Arrived

Summer Missionaries Have Arrived

Top Row (L-R): John, Cris, Abigail, LauraAnne, Aly, Parks, Kene, Dominique Bottom Row (L-R): Sam, Canton, Jessy, Ana, Josh Our Summer Missionaries arrived on Tuesday, May 28th and we are so excited! This summer we have 13 missionary interns (known as critters) from...

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Highlights of NE Houston Restoration’s March and April

Highlights of NE Houston Restoration’s March and April

Time for an update! Restoration had the chance to put on an After Harvey Resource Fair in 3 different communities through the months of March and April.  We were hosted by House of Grace, Bethany Baptist Church and La Tierra Prometida Iglesia Bautista ~ all three were a blessing to serve with! 

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Announcing our new wristbands for Summer 2019: A.E.D.

Announcing our new wristbands for Summer 2019: A.E.D.

All of our staff, summer missionaries and weekly summer youth group missionaries will receive one these custom printed gel bands (courtesy of RapidWristbands.com) to remind us of our theme for the summer: "A.E.D.".  The letters are an abbreviation for "Assist....

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Big News at Gano Mission Center!

Big News at Gano Mission Center!

After 24 years of faithful service at Mission Centers of Houston Dora Hernandez, Gano Center Director, has retired.  Words cannot begin to explain the enormous impact Dora has made for the Kingdom through her humble and compassionate service for the Lord during her...

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