House of Hope, a new Christian ministry for women in Mountain Brook, will have a Celebrate Hope event Aug. 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The event includes a barbecue dinner and silent auction.
House of Hope provides a safe, confidential place where women can heal emotionally, physically and spiritually and be encouraged by others. There is no charge for the biblically-based services.
House of Hope also is a nondenominational place to celebrate happy occasions with other Christian women. It offers a library of Christian books, DVDs and praise music.
House of Hope was founded by a group of Christian friends, including Martha Bohorfoush, Charla Brown, Sara Bright, Peggy Goodwin, Kim Wilcox, Virginia Lavallet and Danielle Welden.
The facility is in Mountain Brook at 2106 Cahaba Road in English Village. Hours of operation are Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thurs. from 2 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 639-1360 or visit houseofhopeforwomen.org
The Celebrate Hope event is a fundraiser for House of Hope. The cost is $15 per person, and reservations are required. To make a reservation, e-mail HYPERLINK “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”email@example.com or call House of Hope at 639-1360.