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NEWSLETTER of March 2020.
Our March 2020 Newsletter has been published. Go here to get your copy.
NEWS UPDATE as of March 12, 2020.
Effective at noon on Thursday, March 12, 2020, Crossroads at Park Place will be CLOSED due to the Health Emergency declared in the City of Houston. The facility will re-open when the health emergency is ended by the City of Houston
Please check back on our Facebook page for updates to this situation at Crossroads at Park Place.
NEWS UPDATE as of August 1, 2019.
The 2019 Crossroads at Park Place Charity Golf Tournament will be held again at the beautiful Bay Oaks Country Club on Monday, October 14, 2019 from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm. Format will be a Foursome Scramble starting immediately after a quick Grab-and-Go breakfast consisting of pastries, fruit, juice and coffee. (Address is: 14545 Bay Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77059.)
A relaxing lunch buffet, consisting of grilled chicken, burgers, beans and potato salad, will be served in the Ball Room. Those who do not wish to enter the golf tournament are encouraged to attend the lunch buffet, starting at 12:00 pm, and to enjoy a lively program of 2018 Crossroads at Park Place progress, tournament awards and a Silent Auction.
Go here to download the 2019 Crossroads at Park Place Charity Golf Tournament - Brochure and Registration Form.
NEWS UPDATE as of March 4, 2019.
Crossroads at Park Place (Crossroads) is pleased to announce that a limited number of services will be available beginning Tuesday, March 5th at St. Paul's/San Pablo's Episcopal Church located at 7843 Park Place Blvd, Houston, TX 77087-4639. The services will be delivered in the Parish Hall from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Services available will be:
• Hygiene packs
• Laundry (20 loads only)
• Food Stamp counseling
• One sack lunch upon departure
There will be no showers, hot meals or clothing provided at this time. We plan for showers and more food services to be available at some point in the future.
In order to receive services, all clients must check in at the door.
• Services will not be available to those who do not check in.
• Adherence to the Crossroads Behavior Policy will be strictly enforced.
Crossroads appreciates the support of St. Paul/San Pablo Episcopal Church, our covenant partners and our generous contributors in our work to continue our ministry to the homeless and poor. We look forward to providing more effective services to our clients in the future.
NEWS UPDATE as of November 20, 2018.
Crossroads at Park Place (Crossroads), located at 3827 Broadway St., Houston, TX 77017 will stop operations at Servants of Christ United Methodist Church after a Thanksgiving dinner at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
Services will renew beginning on about January 15, 2019 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church located at 7843 Park Place Blvd., Houston, TX 77087-4639.
Initially, services will include all previous services except for clothing, showers and haircuts. These services will resume as we work toward full operations at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Crossroads is grateful to St. Paul's Episcopal Church for welcoming our organization into its family. Crossroads looks forward to continuing its stated mission to provide services to promote the health, hygiene, and dignity of all persons experiencing homelessness and poverty in Southeast Houston. For further information, please contact us through our website Contact Us page.
We are all grateful to our Lord and Savior for guiding our leaders to a merciful, graceful win-win partnership with those at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Please pray for ways you might help us make for a smooth transition to our new location. Check this Newsroom page periodically for further information on our move.
NEWS UPDATE as of October 16, 2018:
The Fall 2018 Golf Tournament concluded yesterday with upwards to 100 guys (and gals) showing up to play a round of golf and show their support for Crossroads at Park Place. Much fun was had on and off the beautiful Bay Oaks Country Club golf course. After the game, we all retired to a hot meal in the Ball Room and enjoyed good company. Many thanks to all who participated in the game and the silent auction and to those who came just for lunch and the fellowship of one another. Go here for photos taken during the event. See you next year!
NEWS UPDATE as of August 25, 2018:
Over 1,000! - The final tally for our "Altar Made of Jeans" collection effort at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church (contributions by the congregation and others) is as follows:
• 348 prs jeans • 188 belts • 99 prs sneakers • 59 blankets
• 50 backpacks • Over 92 prs shorts • Over 64 shirts
May God bless all the faithful supporters of the Crossroads at Park Place Homeless Ministry.
NEWS UPDATE as of August 12, 2018:
Members of the Clear Lake United Methodist Church and others demonstrated heart-felt compassion for our clients the past three weeks by piling the sanctuary high with pants, belts, sneakers and shorts. Over 600 items were counted. Pastor Charles Anderson led the way by urging everyone to participate because our stocks have been running low and the weather is especially hot. Everyone at Crossroads is grateful for the support shown to our clients and pray to the Lord that this help will continue throughout the year. Thanks to all who contributed. May God bless you abundantly.