To help people in meeting their basic needs and to assist individuals, families, and churches to change the conditions of oppression in a way that preserves dignity. This is achieved by providing basic services and advocacy. We do this as a witness to the risen Christ.
Who We ARe
Open Heart Ministry has been a viable ministry in Harrison County since the spring of 2007. In many cases, we collabo-
rate with state and local agencies and other faith-based groups so that the most pressing needs are met. During 2021, the ministry spent over $70,000 assisting low-income families and individuals with utilities, rent, home repair, and other needs, serving over 1,300 adults and children. The overhead cost for the ministry is less than 2.5%. In 2021 dedicated volunteers provided over 1,200 hours of service to the ministry. With some of our families we are building trusting relationships and we continue to work with them over time as they strive to get out of poverty and to become self-reliant once more.
The Open Heart Ministries offices are located at FUMC Clarksburg, 3rd floor, situated on the corner of 2nd and Pike St.
10 AM – 3:30 PM
Closed ~ State and Federal Holidays
Please call for appointments at:
In addition to the United Methodist Parish churches and individuals, Open Heart Ministries has also been supported by the following:
All Saints Roman Catholic Church
Abundant Life Church
Centerbranch Assembly of God
Christ Episcopal Church
First Baptist Church of Shinnston
Jewel City Church
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Simpson Creek Baptist Church
Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church
Sisters of St. Joseph in Wheeling
Glen Falls Baptist Church