The Hope Center is a ministry of Cross Timbers Church. Our goal is to pour hope into our city by meeting practical needs and equipping others to share hope.

Ways you can receive and give hope

Would you like to encourage others through the hope that you've been given in Jesus? We have many opportunities to get involved at The Hope Center, and we would love for you to be involved in transforming the city of Denton by sharing that hope with others.


FEED THE CITY

Hungry? Tired of cooking? Cross Timbers Hope Center is feeding the city of Denton on:

August 8th - Cross Timbers Hope Center, Breakfast, 10am - 12pm
September 12th - TBD

Everyone is welcome! This is to bless the city.

Serve at this Event

FRIDAY FAMILY FUN AND FREE FOOD

Every Friday night at 5pm the Hope Center will provide food (drive-through service) for anyone who is interested. This event is for everyone so invite your friends and family. There are no strings attached. It really is free. Food provided on first-come, first-served basis, until food runs out.

SERVE AT THIS EVENT

PROVIDE CHILDCARE

Since schools have closed, many working parents are left without options for childcare. We are partnering with Grace Like Rain to provide classrooms and volunteers to help with childcare for ages 3-11 yrs between the hours of 7am and 5:30pm. If you would like to help with childcare or meals and snacks for the kids, please sign up using the link below.

FOOD BANK

We have drop off bins located at Cross Timbers Church at both the Argyle and Denton campuses. We will need food donations as well as people to help pick up, count, and store the food each night. To get involved, simply drop off food donations to the bins or to serve, contact us.

Where to Drop Items

Argyle: Main Entrance under pavilion
Denton: Breeze Way

Donations Needed

Drop off between 10am-4pm
- canned meat, canned pastas
- hamburger helper
- rice
- beans
- fruit cups


FOOD BOX OR HYGIENE BOX

SOS International needs your help to keep families safe, healthy and fed during COVID-19. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, SOS International is gathering boxes of food and hygiene supplies for those in our community who are currently facing income insecurity. You can help without even leaving your home.


SERVE WITH LOVEPACS

Many children who were on the free/reduced lunch program will need healthy meals while out of school. We are partnering with Lovepacs to provide food and volunteers to feed school aged children. We will need food donations and people to put together the snack packs for the kids. We will also need people to deliver the food. Learn more about the specific food needs at the link below. To volunteer to help pack and deliver food, contact us.

Donations Needed

- 15oz canned veggies/fruit
- 18oz chunky soup cans
- 15oz canned pasta
- 5oz canned chicken/tuna
- Easy Mac cups
- Individual Ramen packets
- 6oz Goldfish packets
- 20oz jelly (plastic)
- 16oz peanut butter (plastic)
- 12oz cereal boxes
- microwave popcorn
- single serve applesauce
- instant oatmeal packets
- granola bars


Celebrate Recovery

This recovery community offers a safe, welcoming, Christ-centered fellowship. No matter what your hurts, habits, or hang-ups; there is hope. You will find many who are dealing with struggles similar to your own and share your desire to be made whole. Celebrate Recovery uses 8 Biblical Recovery Principles and the 12 steps to celebrate God’s healing power that sets us free.

Schedule
6:45 PM – Fellowship
7:00 PM – Large Group Meeting includes live praise and worship and a speaker.
8:00 PM – Small Group Meetings. Meetings are gender and issue specific.
9:00 PM – Solid Rock Café. A time to connect with those in your small group, sponsor or accountability partners. Coffee and dessert available.

Class Information
Cost: Free
Date: Every Friday
Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: Cross Timbers Hope Center - 312 W. McKinney St., Denton, TX 76201

Reminders
Confidentiality and anonymity: We ask that you refrain from using your phone. Recording of any kind is not allowed at Celebrate Recovery. Please do not photograph, live stream, record audio or record video of any part of Large Group (including worship, testimonies and lessons) or Open-Share Small Groups. Please do not "check in" or tag other people on social media. We respect the anonymity and confidentiality of our group.

Children: We do not offer child care on Fridays. Please no children under the age of 12 in large group. To maintain confidentiality and safety for all, no children of any age are allowed in the open-share small groups. We will gladly assist you in finding a recovery group that fits your family needs. Please let us know.


Know someone who could use a little hope?

Please share with us any needs you know of in our city that we could help with.

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