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.
This award-winning organization operates seven Single Room Occupancy (SRO) housing properties for single adults, most of whom have been chronically homeless, as well as one property designed for homeless and at-risk families.
When Mercy Street began deepening its outreach program, our congregation was exploring how to better welcome women from Santa Maria Hostel, one of the few substance use disorder treatment centers that serve pregnant and parenting women.