In the Wake of the Storm: A Look at the Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Beaumont, Texas

By , | October 11th, 2017|

On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey landed in Texas, devastating Houston and the surrounding cities as it dumped substantial amounts of rain on the residents and their homes and businesses over the next several days. Shortly after the storm, many organizations, churches, and individuals worked together to coordinate Hurricane Harvey relief efforts to assist residents [...]

Shannan McEowen and the Open Table Ministry

By , | June 21st, 2017|

If you look around a Chase Oaks campus on Sunday morning, chances are you won't notice anyone who looks obviously poverty stricken.  Yet poverty and need is all too real in our community and our church.  Ask Shannan McEowen. For the past six years, Shannan and her family have been involved in a program called Open Table. [...]

BEST Kids Program is the Best!

By , Contributing Writer| January 6th, 2017|

Mornings on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and evenings on Wednesdays, are busy at the Chase Oaks Family Center.  Over 80 students from 15+ different countries come to learn and/or strengthen their English skills through our BEST (Building English Skills Together) ESL Program.  Friends are made.  Coffee is provided.  And this year, more than any other, parents [...]

Gifts For Moms Set to Party in Style!

By , Contributing Writer| November 29th, 2016|

About 90 single moms wearing colorful tutus will fill the Legacy Room, Saturday, December 17, as our Chase Oaks Legacy Campus hosts the annual Gifts for Moms Christmas Party. This year’s theme is “Shabby Chic Christmas,” and the attire is “tutu chic.” Moms will be treated to valet parking, a special meal prepared by renowned [...]

2gether for Kids Is Building Relationships

By , Outreach Director / Admin| July 28th, 2016|

Our 2gether for Kids initiative is doing more than just providing much-needed school supplies for students and teachers in need, it’s building relationships in our community.  Our Schoolzone Store—which we host at our Family Center in early August—began out of relationship that Chase Oaks has been building with our partner Mendenhall Elementary over the years. [...]

Serving the CITY in Our City

By , Contributing Writer| July 22nd, 2016|

This past April/May was an amazing time during the Chase Oaks “Make A Difference 2gether” campaign, where everyone was asked to give $22 dollars, 2 bags of groceries, and 2 hours of service time (with most people giving far more of their time than that) at a variety of community projects.  One of those projects [...]

Refugee Crisis Update

By , External Ministries Pastor| July 7th, 2016|

After a recent trip to Jordan this past May, Jeff shared about what he and a few others who traveled with him learned firsthand about the tragic refugee crisis happening in that region of the world.  As bleak as the news was, it was not without hope.  And Jeff invited Chase Oakers to give toward [...]