Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church is one of about a dozen participating churches in Lawton. Family promise of Lawton is a community-wide, non-profit corporation dedicated to assisting newly homeless families find the stability they need to acquire their own housing, jobs, or financial independence. During the time a family is enrolled in Family Promise, our church and approximately twelve other area churches provide the temporary housing, meals, and related support for up to four families on a weekly basis. Family Promise of Lawton is an affiliate of the National Family Promise program headquartered in Summit, New Jersey. Large numbers of volunteers from our church other area churches form the heart of Family Promise of Lawton, Inc.
Family Promise is located at 901 SW 17th Street, Lawton, OK 73501. Phone: 580-699-2821 or 580-353-7522.
We host at Aldersgate United Methodist Church approximately every nine weeks. When we host, we need couples to be in charge of quarters each of seven nights. We need seven suppers prepared and served that week, and charge of quarters for Saturday and Sunday, something for everybody. Additional opportunities include administrative support, children activities, maintenance, cleaning, adult classes (i.e. nutrition, job development, life skills, parenting), serve meals, bring meals, overnight volunteers, activities for adults and children. Please contact Charles Benke at 580-353-5011 or contact our Parish Office.