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To the Family of Hope! Last week I said this was one of the most challenging moments of time we have experienced as a church family, and it has proven to be so. Who would have thought a month ago we would be facing a worldwide pandemic the likes of which we have not seen in the last century? This virus, COVID-19, has hit every segment of our society regardless of socioeconomic status, race, creed or ethnicity, overwhelming our healthcare system and grinding our economy to a virtual standstill. For me, it’s been a surreal and unbelievable time to [...]
The Hope for Families Food Pantry is now open! Our Client Choice Food Pantry, which is in partnership with the Houston Food Bank, providing food for families in need in a dignified and respectful way. Join us every Wednesday from 2PM - 5PM with setup happening Tuesday Night from 5PM - 7PM. Serving opportunities include greeters, registration, product organizers/inventory control, stockers, shopping/carrying assistance, floaters, and baggers. We invite you, yes you, to join us in serving others. For more information, please contact, Mark Slone, at [email protected]
To the Family of Hope! In my letter last week, I called this one of the most challenging moments of time we have experienced as a church family under my leadership. I think it’s safe to say this is the most challenging time in the history of our 148 year old church, with the exception of the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 that resulted in 675,000 deaths. We have watched leagues suspend and cancel seasons, mayors order their cities to shut down, while a governor ordered the residents of his state to self-quarantine. At the time of my writing last [...]
To the Family of Hope! This is one of the most challenging moments of time we have experienced as a church family under my leadership. As the corona virus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic around the world, we have watched, wondered and worried about what this means for us. We have watched major events postponed and canceled, including the Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo locally and the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments across the country . At the time of this writing in the United States 1900 people have been infected and 41 people have died, not to mention [...]