Mission Mibly sits right between Mibly High School and Deady Middle School. It was founded in 2002 in an effort to improve student lives, giving students the opportunity to see what careers were available to them, if they graduated.
In some ways, FUMC Sweeny is like so many United Methodist churches throughout Texas. Its membership is older and has declined. Yet, the church had such a strong vision that the 75 attendees enticed Rev. Dr. Richardson to come out of retirement.
When they launched in 2001 to address homelessness in Houston, a chronic and overwhelming problem, Crossroads had a clear vision for how they wanted to make an impact. They envisioned a hygiene center.
Our New Year Spotlight shines on San Antonio Region Justice For Our Neighbors (SARJFON), which provides quality, affordable legal services to low-income immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, and its 2019 collaboration with Texas Impact.
As we begin 2020, TMF shines a light on a story of faith and innovative ministry, Matryoshka Haus. In 2019, TMF grants provided a grant to this UK-based ministry that is expanding its mission in the US and working with UMC congregations.
We’re turning our Christmas Season Spotlight on Iconoclast Artists, a free arts program in Houston and Galveston, Texas, that gives young creative minds from disadvantaged situations a chance to speak out through written, visual and performance art.
Corazon Ministries in the heart of San Antonio celebrated its 20th year in 2019. Corazon Ministries began in 1999 when the Travis Park UMC youth group started a pancake breakfast on Sundays to minister to people living on the street.
We begin by shining a spotlight on New Hope Housing, where a passionate team is delivering on an ambitious mission and vision: to provide life-stabilizing, affordable permanent housing with support services for people who live on limited incomes.
It has been two years since Harvey made landfall, but the storm was so traumatic that some people in Houston and surrounding areas still suffer from “rainxiety” – the fear that flooding like Harvey will happen again – every time the rain falls.