Partner Ministries

2017-2018 Partner Ministry Application We are currently accepting Partner Ministry Applications – Due May 15, 2017

For more information, contact Ginger Harris

A 2nd Cup

Contact:  Erica Raggett, President

281-382-6161 |

P. O. Box 130126, Houston TX 77219

Physical address: 1111 E. 11th Street, Houston, TX A 2ND CUP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit coffee shop doing our part to fight human trafficking in our city. We provide an avenue for awareness of the issue of human trafficking in Houston and work towards the abolition of slavery in our city. We work alongside a variety of anti-trafficking organizations and movements to raise awareness, generate interest, and engage the public to take action in anti-trafficking initiatives. We fund after-care solutions for survivors of human trafficking, including housing, mentoring, tutoring, job-skills, and other life skills necessary for reintegration into society.

Christ Clinic

Contact:  Kara Hill, Executive Director

281-574-1458 |

5504 1st St, Katy, TX 77493

Christ Clinic exists to help people who fall through the gaps and aren’t able to get much needed care without insurance. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of God by offering healthcare and health related service to those who are uninsured and underinsured.  We serve those in need with love, compassion, dignity, and respect with a team of caring volunteers and staff. Through our patient-centered primary care, strong provider, partner networks and diversified funding, Christ Clinic will be known for providing reliable, accessible, high quality medical services to the most vulnerable people in our community.

Forge For Families

Contact: Dana Thomas, Executive Director

713-660-1861  |

3435 Dixie Dr, Houston, TX 77021

FORGE for Families is a Christ-centered urban ministry located in Houston’s Third Ward that holistically equips families to fulfill their God-given potential. Their programs emphasize character development, educational excellence, sportsmanship, and spiritual formation, while fostering encouraging relationships necessary for individual transformation.  The goal is to see family paradigms change in one generation. 

Generation One

Contact:  Mike Malkemes, Executive Director

281-627-1837  |

3306 Dennis St., Houston, TX 77004, Third Ward

Generation One is a community transformation ministry that uses education, volunteers, and employment to create hope and transformation in the Third Ward.   Ministries include a Generation One Academy, a private Christian school for pre-school to 5th grade, screen printing and sewing and embroidery businesses that employ young people and lot clean up and home repair projects performed by over 8,000 volunteers a year.


Contact:  Jenny Rice, Director of Development

713-988-9757  |

1617 Elmview, Houston, 77080; Spring Branch

Gracewood is not a shelter.  It is a residential program for highly motivated single mothers and their children.  At Gracewood, moms find stability and the opportunity to regain financial independence. Since 2001, Gracewood has been providing a safe haven to these families in times of crisis.

In addition to providing the basic needs of shelter, food and clothing. Gracewood provides a faith-based community with employment resources, money management programs, daycare, family and individual counseling, referral to beneficial community resources and post-residential assistance. A program supervisor and residential family life coordinators tailor a plan of service to fit each family’s individual needs and goals. Focus is placed on building on strengths, recognizing the challenges that led clients to their current situation and giving HOPE for a new future.

The services provided at Gracewood help the motivated single mother preserve her family while locating the resources needed to survive independently. Gracewood’s new Hope for Families is a community outreach program offering professional counseling, parent education and family support.

Mission Centers of Houston

Contact:  Jeff Chadwick, Executive Director

713-227-0304  |

Gano Mission Center (Admin Offices), 1815 Gano St., Houston, TX 77009

Joy Fellowship Center, 7629 Ave. F., Houston, TX 77012 (Ship Channel area)

Mission Centers of Houston has 3 locations that serve impoverished neighborhoods.  The Mission Centers serve people in these neighborhoods through various outreach, discipleship and educational programs. Ministries include: After-school tutoring, kids’ club programs for ages 4-10, preteen clubs for youth 11- 12 years old, teen clubs for youth 13-17 years old,  senior adult ministry, English as a Second Language classes, food ministry, clothing ministry, partnership with Kerusso Grace Church (meets at Fletcher Mission Center),  special holiday events and block parties, and missionary training.

Mission of Yahweh

Contact:  Rick Hill, Executive Director

713 466-4785  |

10247 Algiers, Houston, TX 77041, (North Spring Branch between Beltway 8 and Hwy. 290)

The Mission of Yahweh is a Christ-centered non-profit organization that has empowered homeless women and women with children for over 50 years. We are a truly unique refuge that not only gives food, clothing and shelter, but also is committed to rehabilitating women to become self-sufficient productive members of society. Through a  series of programs the Mission addresses the physical, educational, psychological and spiritual needs of each resident.

Comprehensive services such as on-site case management, job skills enhancement, G.E.D. courses, computer training, resume writing and job search assistance are provided. Additionally, the Mission offers Chapel services, a licensed child-care shelter facility, parenting classes, money management, addiction counseling, HIV education, children’s life skills classes and after school tutorials. After completing their stay in our emergency housing, residents will progress into either our transitional housing or permanent housing offered by someone else.

It is important to note that we also place an emphasis on preventing homelessness through our community outreach program that offers food, clothing and school supplies to families living within our area.

Nehemiah Center

Contact:  Tonia Labbe, Executive Director

713.526.5015   |

5015 Fannin  Houston, TX 77004 (Museum District)

The Nehemiah Center provides the academic tools and positive role models necessary to educate, motivate and inspire students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. The Center works with the whole family to develop high educational expectations and offer support, stability, and a foundation of faith.  The core programs for children include a high quality Prekindergarten, Afterschool Enrichment and College Prep, and Nehemiah Middle School.  Parents are required to attend evidence based Parenting Classes and have full access to free ESL courses, GED tutoring, Microfinance training, and important health and wellness resources.

Serving Houston since 1996, Nehemiah Center students not only graduate from high school but many pursue higher education or skilled trade certification.  Recent graduates are enrolled at Columbia University, the University of St. Thomas, Oklahoma State University, Texas State University, the University of Houston and other prestigious colleges.

Serenity Retreat

Contact:  Kathy Eason, Founder, Executive Director

713-649-7729  |

953 Memory Lane, Bellville, TX  77418

2060 N. Loop West, Suite 200, Houston, TX  77018

Serenity Retreat provides a transformational prayer encounter with God that sets people free from emotional pain such as depression, anxiety, anger and difficult relationships. Transformation Prayer Ministry (TPM) is not counseling, rather it relies on the Lord to make an inner change in the person. Serenity Retreat serves the North Loop, Galleria and Sugar Land areas. We also partner with LifeHouse Houston, Freedom Place and the Vance Unit Prison to bring inner healing to those residents. Serenity Retreat has recently opened a country retreat on 26 acres an hour west of Houston for a Personal Healing Retreat. In addition, we are a regional Transformation Prayer Ministry training center.

The Source for Women

Contact:  Larry Brewster, Chairman/CEO

281-857-7796 |

Galleria: 6009 Richmond Ave., Suite 130, Houston, TX 77057

Spring Branch: 8312 Long Point Road, Houston, TX 77055

Northeast: 3625 Gager Street, Houston, TX 77093

The Source for Women is a Christ-centered, holistic reproductive healthcare provider that offers preventive and pregnancy medical care to women at risk for unintended pregnancy and abortion. Our interdisciplinary team of advocates embrace, equip, and empower every woman we serve to make choices that support the health of her body, mind, and spirit. Services include well woman exams, STI testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, ultrasound exams, counseling, education, spiritual mentorship, materials assistance, reproductive grief and loss support groups and community resource referrals.


WorkFaith Connection

Contact:  Sandy Schultz, President/CEO

713-984-9611  |

4555 Dacoma St. #200, Houston, TX 77092

5100 Travis St., Houston, TX 77002

The WorkFaith Connection is a Christ-centered non-profit organization helping people begin new and productive lives through successful employment.  The program aims to empower people to provide for themselves and their families emotionally, spiritually, and financially. The WorkFaith Connection provides training and assistance to adults who currently find themselves in financially disadvantaged situations; individuals who may be transitioning out of homelessness, prison, addiction, or unstable life patterns.

While offering hope and opportunities to its Members, The WorkFaith Connection also provides employers with a workforce that is positioned to bring commitment, gratitude, and a strong work ethic to the workplace. The WorkFaith Connection has partnered with many other faith-based organizations across the city to provide ongoing support for the graduates of their programs.

The WorkFaith Connection has been serving the greater Houston community since 2007 and has two locations, one near 610 & 290 and one near the museum district.

To become involved as a volunteer, employer or to refer a client for our services, please contact Don Ruppenthal at


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