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INTERFAITH MINISTRIES PREPARES HOMEBOUND SENIORS FOR HURRICANE SEASON IN WAKE OF COVID-19

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES PREPARES HOMEBOUND SENIORS FOR HURRICANE SEASON IN WAKE OF COVID-19

2020-06-30T13:32:30-05:00June 30th, 2020|

HOUSTON (June 30, 2020) – Each year prior to Hurricane Season, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) prepares the over 5,300 homebound seniors it serves through Meals on Wheels for hurricane season with a week’s worth of emergency, shelf-stable food. This food is to be used if a storm disrupts meal deliveries. This year, [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON RELEASES JUNETEENTH COMMEMORATIVE VIDEO FEATURING THREE FAITH AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS

2020-06-19T13:35:49-05:00June 19th, 2020|

HOUSTON (June 19, 2020) Juneteenth – June 19 – is a holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. To commemorate this special day Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston has partnered with the powerful faith and civil rights trio Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, Rabbi Samuel Karff, and Reverend William Lawson to present The Dialogue Project: Vital [...]

ARCHBISHOP FIORENZA, RABBI KARFF AND REVEREND LAWSON AGAIN LEND THEIR VOICES TO THE FIGHT FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

2020-06-16T07:38:23-05:00June 16th, 2020|

HOUSTON (June 16, 2020) – For over half a century, three Houston faith leaders- often affectionately referred to in Houston as the “Three Amigos” - have been joining their voices and influence in support of civil rights. Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza (Catholic), Rabbi Samuel E. Karff (Jewish) and Reverend William A. Lawson (Baptist) found that, [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON ISSUES INTERFAITH STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY AND EXPRESSION OF CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF GEORGE FLOYD

2020-06-06T13:36:53-05:00June 6th, 2020|

Faith leaders and the community members are invited to sign the Statement of Solidarity HOUSTON (June 6, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston invites faith leaders and community members to read and sign the Interfaith Statement of Solidarity and Expression of Condolences to the Family of George Floyd. Introductory Message In an introductory message [...]

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Issues a Statement on Racial Inequality for African Americans and the Death of George Floyd

2020-06-02T13:22:10-05:00June 2nd, 2020|

Our hearts and souls are troubled and saddened in the death of George Floyd. To his name, though, we know we could add many more, recognizing that the trouble we feel in our hearts: the anger, the grief, the loss, the rage, is not only for the death of a child of Houston, but we [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HOSTS VIRTUAL INTERFAITH VIGIL FOR THANKS, HOPE AND HEALING

2020-05-26T16:19:57-05:00May 26th, 2020|

Featuring a special recognition and reflection for graduating high school seniors HOUSTON (May 26, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is hosting a virtual Interfaith Vigil for Giving Thanks and Healing on Thursday, June 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. as a way for the community to be united during these [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HOSTS VIRTUAL DINNER DIALOGUE TO EXPLORE SPIRITUAL IMPACTS OF COVID-19

2020-05-21T16:12:22-05:00May 21st, 2020|

HOUSTON (May 21, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston is hosting a first-ever Virtual Dinner Dialogue on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to explore how COVID-19 has changed our world, especially our spiritual life.  As part of the series, “Community and Faith in the COVID-19 Era” people will make [...]

Meals on Wheels looks for ways to safely serve Houston-area seniors amid coronavirus crisis

2020-05-11T15:44:10-05:00May 11th, 2020|

and bags with food inside a warehouse before heading out to make deliveries to Houston-area seniors. Outside, in the parking lot, Geoff Newby packed up a truck with the hot meals that he typically delivers daily. But he also added a box of meals with non-perishable items — canned goods and meats, juices and other [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HOSTS VIRTUAL INTERFAITH PRAYER AND REFLECTION VIGIL FOR HOPE AND HEALING

2020-04-27T17:10:35-05:00April 27th, 2020|

HOUSTON (April 27, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston will host a Virtual Interfaith Vigil for Hope and Healing as a way for people of all faiths to be united during these difficult times. The virtual gathering will occur on Thursday, April 30 from 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. and will feature prayers and reflections for strength, hope and [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON AND YMCA OF GREATER HOUSTON TEAM UP TO SERVE MORE SENIORS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

2020-04-27T12:00:12-05:00April 27th, 2020|

HOUSTON (April 27, 2020) – Thanks to generous community support from numerous individuals, companies, foundations, congregations and government agencies, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) continues to provide meals and more to over 4,300 homebound seniors in Greater Houston. Interfaith Ministries operates the largest Meals on Wheels program, in the state of Texas. Prior [...]