Author Archives: Hank Rush

Summer of Hope!

At the Star of Hope, summer camp is an exciting opportunity for the children at our Women and Family Development Center to explore the outdoors and learn about Jesus Christ! Camp for these kids is such a blessing, for many it is their first outdoors experience. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we had to cancel this […]
Every year, Star of Hope’s Youth Ministry holds a graduation celebration for the teens who have finished high school, and are entering a new stage in life. Unfortunately, this year’s celebration had to be canceled due to COVID-19. That did not stop our wonderful Youth Ministry staff from finding a way to show our graduates […]
During these unprecedented times, Star of Hope is still actively serving Houston’s homeless men, women, and children. As we all navigate through the many changes our world is facing, thank you for remembering our mission and those we serve … the less fortunate who have no place to go and turn to the Star of […]
On July 1st 1907 the Star of Hope Mission was chartered as a Christ-centered rescue mission for the homeless of Houston, and 113 years later, we are still serving those who need it most. Throughout the years we have been a shelter for those seeking a new start and true-life change. Today, with your generous […]
We pray you are doing well during the current worldwide events. Here at the Star of Hope, we are continuing to serve the homeless men, women, and children who are calling Star of Hope home during this unprecedented time. As we continue to take all of the necessary precautions to provide a safe environment for […]
This Sunday is Father’s Day! As we prepare to celebrate our beloved fathers, or perhaps the man who filled that role in your life, let us also remember the ultimate Father … God the Father of Jesus, and what He has done for us. Many of our residents who come to our doors have no […]

A Call to Prayer

Our hearts have been broken by the senseless death of our brother in Christ, George Floyd, and the aftermath of rioting and destruction around our country. In THIS time of unrest let us all be praying for Mr. Floyd’s family and those who feel disenfranchised, discouraged and helpless in the face of injustice and violence. […]
Many of us will be celebrating Mother’s Day a little differently, this year. We are all going through changes and adjusting to this new normal, but the hard work and strength of a mother does not change and deserves to be honored. During these uncertain times, we must find new ways to show our appreciation […]
Thank you so much for your prayers and support during this unusual time in our world, nation and city. I pray that during this time you have found comfort in knowing that God is in control, and He has a plan for each of us as we make our way through this pandemic. At the […]
During these uncertain times, some people may find it hard to trust God and His plans for the future. At the Star of Hope Mission, many of our residents entered our doors feeling that same sense of hopelessness … unsure of what the future holds. But in times like this, it is reassuring to know […]