Hope for Houston - Giving Hope Together

Shine Your Light

For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me. Matthew 25:35-37 (NLT)

Lakewood Church encourages its members to share the love of Christ with the Houston community through volunteerism, evangelism, and ministry.


The Beacon Center

Homeless, not Hopeless

The Beacon Day Center provides hot meals, private shower and lavatory facilities, laundry services, and case management to people living on the streets of Houston. Volunteer opportunities include: greeting services, clothing center, food services, prayer, etc. Volunteers will meet the last Saturday each month from 10:30AM – 1:45PM. 1212 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002.

Houston Food Bank

Packaging Food for Families in Need

Join our team as we package boxes of food to families in need. Minimum age to participate is 6 years old. Volunteers will meet the 1st Saturday of each month. To register as a volunteer go to https://www.houstonfoodbank.org

Street Evangelism

Sharing the Gospel with Others

Join our team as we share the Gospel with others the 1st Saturday of each month from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Location varies — apartments, downtown, parks and more. To sign-up email [email protected]


Make a mark on our city.

Every month the people of Lakewood impact Houston with a four hour Servolution event. Volunteers will receive training. If you would like to commit to serve with us for 12 months, pleae email [email protected]

For more details or to sign-up for any of these opportunities, please email [email protected]


Help us impact the next generation

Come and make a difference in the lives of inner-city students. Weekday time (1 hour / week) opportunities to serve in Elementary, Middle school and High school level. Minimum age to participate 18 years old. For more information email [email protected]

Opportunity for physicians and nurses to serve locally. 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00-9:00pm, Southwest Houston area. Volunteers interested in committing for a 6-12 month period, please email [email protected]


HoUSton Rebuild

Serve in your own backyard and help us rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Skilled volunteers are needed for sheetrock, taping, floating, and construction work, and anyone can help with painting, landscaping and more. This service opportunity is only for adults who live in the Greater Houston Area.

October Hurricane Relief Update

| by Lakewood Church

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Since Harvey's record-breaking waters impacted our city, thousands of homes and lives have been turned upside down. God has used us to help piece lives back together one home rebuild at a time. 

Since the storm, we have mobilized over 2,500 volunteers to help clean out nearly 1,000 homes. Our teams have fully completed rebuilding 40 homes, with 6 homes currently in the rebuild process, and we're still hard at work. 

This month, we finished repairs to the Ugboaja home, a family that has attended Lakewood faithfully for fifteen years. Mr. and Mrs. Ugboaja have four children under their roof, as well as their eighty-five-year-old mother. When the flood waters came, they were thankful that the knee-high water levels stopped at their driveway. However, their roof received extensive damage. Water started pouring in from above, causing destruction throughout their home.

Because their insurance deductible was too high, they were unable to fix their roof, leaving their home vulnerable to more damage. They needed it repaired as soon as possible. When we discovered their need, we helped them at once. Lakewood Church provided a $2,000 gift card and our teams went to work repairing their roof. Since the water damage destroyed their bathroom, garage and a few bedrooms, we helped repaint their bathroom and other rooms, as well as fixing the interior ceilings. Our teams also rewired the bathroom and provided new light fixtures and a new sink!

"The Lord used Lakewood to meet our need. We are so thankful for our church. My husband and I could not have fixed our home alone," recalls Mrs. Ugboaja. "I thank God for Lakewood Church. Every time I go, the Lord gives me a Word."

Because of your faithful generosity, we are able to help families like the Ugboajas. As a ministry, we are committed to being a blanket of love and comfort to those in need. Thank you for standing with us! As a part of Lakewood Church, you are a part of every life restored and every home rebuilt.



About Local Missions

Lakewood Church encourages its members to share the love of Christ with the Houston community through volunteerism, evangelism, and ministry. Regardless of your interests, spiritual gifts or talents, there is a place for you.

“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.”
— (2 Corinthians 9:12, NIV) 


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