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Lunch with A Mission

YOU ARE INVITED! "Lunch With A Mission" occurs the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. Please join us for a tour of Open Door Mission to find out more about what we do and why we do it. As a thank you, a catered lunch by Open Door catering

2018 DoorWay Graduation Schedule

2018 DoorWay Graduation dates are: November 22nd December 20th   All DoorWay Graduations are open to the family of graduates, community partners, mentors, and sponsors and are held on the Open Door Mission campus in the Lord Jesus Christ Chapel at 1 p.m.

A Call for Volunteers

The Mission is seeking volunteers to decorate our campus and dining hall for the holidays. Please contact Katherine Burns at 832-962-4241 or kburns@opendoorhouston.org for more information.

Thanksgiving Dinner

The Mission will be serving Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 22nd at 4:00 for men and their family on campus. Family members are limited to TWO people per resident. Unless otherwise instructed.

Thank You!

Thank you for making the 2018 Annual Gala “The Power of One”, an evening with Dove Award Nominee - New Artist of the Year Micah Taylor Ellie Holcomb a memorable evening at the The River Oaks Country Club Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Approximately 500 guests celebrated another year

Mission Alumni work hard at Marriott Marquis Houston Downtown

The Super Bowl is long gone, but a Houston hotel continues to hire the kind of people who helped them through the big game, the formerly homeless. Six months after Super Bowl 51, there’s one guy still smiling. "Man, I'm so blessed with how things are going in my life right now,” said Ricardo Hernandez,

Ricardo never thought he’d end up homeless. He was wrong.

In all his born days, Ricardo never imagined he’d be homeless. However, his move to Houston in search of better opportunities didn’t turn out the way he’d planned. After some temporary jobs, suddenly he couldn’t find anything. All too soon, he couldn’t pay his rent. “It made me look at another side of life,” Ricardo

I never graduated from anything before

My name is Daniel and when I was 16 my stepmother held my arm and my cousin put a needle in it. That was the first time I got high, and I liked it. My childhood with my father’s side of the family made Jerry Springer look like Leave It to Beaver, and drugs were

Fatherhood is the most beautiful thing in the world.

When you think of Father’s Day gifts, you probably picture things that you’d want to give to Dad—like the old familiar standby, a new tie. Many of the men at Open Door Mission are fathers, and if you asked them their number-one reason for seeking help, most would say it’s because they need to set

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