In an event of a local disaster we, as a church, respond to the needs.

Below are ways we respond to a disaster.

If you're still struggling from Hurricane Harvey in any way,

please visit Senator John Cornyn's Website for aid. 

 
PRAY

Prayers are powerful. Pray for those affected and everyone working around the city who are meeting the needs.

 
VOLUNTEER

Volunteering is also a great way to serve those who have been impacted during a disaster. We will update a list of ways to serve during our response to a disaster.

 
GIVE

Financial donations can be made in the following ways:

  • Gift cards from grocery stores, Wal-Mart or Target.

  • Cash or checks made out to “First Methodist Houston” and marked for “Disaster Relief”. 

  • 100% of the funds go directly to people in need

 

PHYSICAL DONATIONS
Physical donations can be dropped off at:

West Houston Assistance Ministries
10501 Meadowglen Ln
Houston, TX 77042
713.780.2727
whamministries.org

 

Catholic Charities
2900 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77006
713.526.4611
catholiccharities.org

Medical Apartment Ministry

ADDITIONAL LOCAL MINISTRIES

Paula Niz | Missions Coordinator | pniz@fmhouston.com

First Methodist Houston leases seven apartments in the Brompton Court Complex. These apartments are rented to out-of-towners whose loved ones are being treated in the Houston Medical Center. The mission was born out of the love for many families who brought their loved ones to be treated for cancer, but were unable to afford housing.

 

The Brompton Court Complex is a gated community approximately two miles from the Houston Medical Center. The complex has five swimming pools and an exercise room available for the tenants. There is a shuttle that goes to the Medical Center every hour. Each apartment is fully furnished, complete with linens and cookware.

 

To apply for one of these apartments, contact the Church Apartment Ministry office at 713-524-2640 or apply online at churchapartmentministry.org.

Disaster Relief

Home Repair

 

The Home Repair Ministry assists those identified as economically disadvantaged by our partner ministries, as well as our congregation’s needs for home repairs. In order to work with more focus and excellence, we have decided to accept home repairs for members only, and establish quarterly projects for greater home repair needs. Each client must own their own home, and demonstrate the need for financial assistance. Applicants are reviewed according to team’s skills and budget availability.

Click here to request assistance.

Online Missionaries

 

Millions of people search for God every day online. As an online missionary, in connection with Global Media Outreach, you can respond to people around the world who are looking for God. You can pray for them, help them begin discipleship or just encourage them with scripture if they are working through relationship, financial or other spiritual issues.

 

Join in God’s ministry to reach searching hearts and share Jesus with more people than you ever thought possible from the comfort of your home or office. You can be part of a pioneering ministry that reaches thousands of people each day.

 

If you are interested in becoming an online missionary or would like to receive more information, contact Paula Niz by email.

Change Cans

 

Collect change around your home and help provide an audio translation of Scripture for people who do not have the Bible in their own language. Change Cans are available at the Welcome Center. Pick up yours this Sunday!

Prison Pen Pals

 

Write letters to incarcerated men and women requesting a pen pal for encouragement. A great way to offer support and forgiveness, with correspondence being routed through the church. Please contact Paula Niz at pniz@fmhouston.com for more info.

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