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INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON’S ANNUAL TAPESTRY GALA RAISES OVER $665,000

 

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON’S ANNUAL TAPESTRY GALA RAISES OVER $665,000

2022-11-28T10:25:02-06:00November 28th, 2022|

Sysco and Houston Methodist Make Surprise Gifts totaling $200,000 Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) celebrated its mission of dialogue, collaboration and service at its annual Tapestry Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Hilton-Americas Houston. KTRK’s Melanie Lawson welcomed more than 550 supporters who raised over $665,000 for Interfaith Ministries’ five [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES ilEAD PROGRAM FOR YOUTH AND PARENTS TO EXPAND IN 2023

2022-11-15T09:30:00-06:00November 15th, 2022|

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES ilEAD PROGRAM FOR YOUTH AND PARENTS TO EXPAND IN 2023 Recruiting 8th Graders and their parents for junior leadership and service program HOUSTON (November 15, 2022) – For more than 50 years, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) has been bringing diverse groups together in dialogue, collaboration, and service. This work [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO CALL SENIORS ON THANKSGIVING

2022-11-02T16:13:28-05:00October 31st, 2022|

HOUSTON (October 31, 2022) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s Meals on Wheels program is seeking volunteers to make phone calls to area homebound seniors on Thanksgiving morning. At this time, 300 volunteers are needed to ensure that the over 5,000 seniors served by Meals on Wheels receive calls. Members of our staff will [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES’ SERVE HOUSTON LAUNCHES AS FULL AMERICORPS PROGRAM

2022-10-13T09:03:13-05:00October 13th, 2022|

HOUSTON (October 13, 2022) – After the successful pilot year of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s (Interfaith Ministries) SERVE HOUSTON program, the initiative has expanded into a full AmeriCorps cohort this fall.  Interfaith Ministries received a grant from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism through OneStar, the Texas Service Commission. SERVE [...]

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED RELIGION AUTHOR AND REPORTER BOB SMIETANA TO HEADLINE 4TH ANNUAL GERSHENSON LECTURE – THE FUTURE OF FAITH

2022-08-26T14:10:20-05:00August 26th, 2022|

Focused on topics of religion, peace and ethics, the annual Gershenson Lecture is named in honor of Elliot Gershenson, President Emeritus of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston. HOUSTON (August 26, 2022) – On the evening of Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) will present Bob Smietana as keynote speaker [...]

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston to Host Annual 2022 Tapestry Gala

2022-08-09T08:47:15-05:00August 8th, 2022|

Save the date: Saturday, November 12, 2022 HOUSTON (August  8, 2022) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) will celebrate dialogue, collaboration and service at its annual Tapestry Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Americas – Houston. This year’s gala will honor Laurence J. “Larry” Payne [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES AWARDED $380,952 IN AMERICORPS FUNDING FOR SERVE HOUSTON

2022-07-21T14:50:08-05:00July 21st, 2022|

Funding will support 50 AmeriCorps members to meet community needs in Greater Houston. HOUSTON (July 17, 2022) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) has received a grant of $380,952 from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism through OneStar, the Texas Service Commission. The grant will expand the services of [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES TO HOST IMPOWERED VOICES: A UNITY CONCERT 2022

2022-06-03T12:01:21-05:00June 3rd, 2022|

HOUSTON (June 3, 2022) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston is excited to announce IMpowered Voices: A Unity Concert 2022, hosted by IMpower, the women’s initiative of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston. on June 9. The concert theme is, “Unity is Our Strength” and will be streamed on IM’s Facebook at www.facebook.com/interterfaithministries. IMpower supports the [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES’ FOR ALL HUMANITY DINNER RAISED FUNDS, AWARENESS FOR REFUGEES

2022-06-02T09:58:42-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

HOUSTON (June 2, 2022) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston and its Board Chair Charlene Chuang hosted the annual For All Humanity event, benefiting Refugee Services and the other programs of IM, on May 18. This year’s event featured dinner, entertainment and an inspiring address by Vican Sun. The elegant event took place at the Junior [...]

UVALDE MASS SHOOTING STATEMENT FROM INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON

2022-05-31T14:26:32-05:00May 31st, 2022|

We are heartbroken. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families in Uvalde whose little children and loved ones were killed or injured in another horrific incident of gun violence. Our country is stunned once again. The hurt is unbearable. We were already reeling from the horrors of hate that killed ten and wounded [...]