Mission Story Archives

From the President: February 2024

Families Are in Crisis During Winter Season Sometimes on a cold winter day, it’s nice to cozy up with your family and watch a favorite

From the President: December 2023

Making Sure There’s “Room in the Inn” We all know the story: Joseph and Mary arrive in Bethlehem, desperately seeking shelter so Mary can give

From the President: October 2023

When you’re struggling with something, it’s comforting to know you’re not alone. You meet someone going through the same thing — or who’s been there

From the President: August 2023

Here’s something you might not know about City Rescue Mission. Almost 200 of the individuals in our care right now are children. Their families have

From the President: June 2023

A home is more than just a roof over someone’s head. It’s a source of safety and stability. It’s a launching pad from which we

Our president Erin Goodin delivers her letter for April 2023

From the President: April 2023

One bad judgment. One medical emergency. One missed paycheck. That’s all it would take. Here in Oklahoma City, a growing number of neighbors live perilously

Our president Erin Goodin delivers her letter for February 2023

From the President: February 2023

At City Rescue Mission, we often talk about the path back to hope. Of course, that path looks a little different for each of the

Our president Erin Goodin delivers her letter for December 2022

From the President: December 2022

With Christmas right around the corner, I want to commend you for giving the best gift possible to vulnerable neighbors in the Oklahoma City area.

Our president Erin Goodin delivers her letter for October 2022

From the President: October 2022

As Thanksgiving approaches, my thoughts turn to those who will reach out to City Rescue Mission for help and hope. In many cases, they’ll be

Hearts of Hope 2020 Highlights

This years Hearts of Hope Tea was an inspiring time for all in attendance. We were blessed to hear a powerful testimony from former client

Elevating Our Mission for the Future

In her nine years at City Rescue Mission, Erin has seen a lot of positive change – change in thousands of lives, building improvements, program

4 Ways to be Happier Today

Up until 2018, the most popular class in Yale’s 316-year history was “Psychology and the Law.” But which class recently eclipsed it? Happiness 101. According

From Our Interim President

God’s grace is powerfully at work this time of year, when so many of us are reminded of the importance and strength of hope. Christ

From Drugs to Donor

Nearly three years ago, Carrie began giving to City Rescue Mission. After spending time volunteering for various organizations (some focused on helping homeless men and

3 Secrets for a Fulfilling Life

Humans were created with a deep need to experience identity, mission and belonging. At our best we desire fulfilling, rich lives that leave a positive impact on our world. So, how do we live truly alive?

Hitting the Road

To better serve the homeless beyond our doors, we have been hitting the road in our outreach truck! Winter is especially rough on people experiencing

New Education Center Now Open

With more than 300 courses to choose from, two computer labs, a lecture classroom and a library, residents can learn essential skills to assist them as they reenter the workforce.