Jesus House

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At the Jesus House, love lives here. The Jesus House is more than an emergency shelter providing refuge to the homeless who are mentally ill and addicted. The Jesus House soup kitchen serves approximately 100,000 hot and nutritious meals each year to the homeless of Oklahoma City. The Jesus House food basket outreach distributes hundreds of shopping carts loaded with essential grocery items to poverty stricken households each week. The Jesus House clothing and used furniture outreach provides hundreds of articles of clothing and household items to people in need every week. And the Jesus House street ministry outreach delivers a hot, fresh breakfast each week to the unsheltered homeless of OKC where they are on the street with fellowship and encouragement to forsake the street for programs that work.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Jesus House
PO Box 60369
Oklahoma City, OK 73146


Phone: 405-232-7164


Organization details

EIN: 731173687

CEO/President: Jared Frazier

Chairman: John Suter

Board size: 13

Founder: Sister Ruth Wynne and Sister Betty Adams

Ruling year: 1983

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2013


We envision the long-term empowerment of people through hope, recovery, and transformation.

Mission statement

We inspire generosity to feed the hungry and provide hope for those suffering from addiction.

Statement of faith

We firmly believe in the healing power of a relationship with God made possible only by grace, through faith, in the finished work of Christ; and as a faith-based organization, our fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity, genuine love, and Christ-like compassion in all we do.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating53 of 102210 of 160
Fund acquisition rating140 of 102417 of 160
Resource allocation rating41 of 10248 of 160
Asset utilization rating293 of 102250 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$104,249$176,499$246,549$109,358$111,961
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,524,532$2,529,278$1,908,949$619,221$515,924
Long-term investments$29,037$20,790$10,000$0$0
Fixed assets$765,622$695,172$371,214$346,174$347,593
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$794,659$715,962$381,214$346,174$347,593
Total assets$3,319,191$3,245,240$2,290,163$965,395$863,517
Payables and accrued expenses$6,358$5,378$4,983$5,097$9,399
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$6,358$5,378$4,983$5,097$9,399
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$6,358$5,378$4,983$5,097$9,399
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,692,454$2,647,962$1,887,360$930,861$787,972
With donor restrictions$620,379$591,900$397,820$29,437$66,146
Net assets$3,312,833$3,239,862$2,285,180$960,298$854,118
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,199,473$4,801,443$4,521,704$3,445,742$2,620,341
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total revenue$3,199,473$4,801,443$4,521,704$3,445,742$2,620,341
Program services$2,877,877$3,635,116$2,978,362$3,097,746$2,407,623
Management and general$159,597$114,134$142,020$117,502$122,831
Total expenses$3,126,502$3,846,761$3,196,822$3,339,562$2,647,358
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$72,971$954,682$1,324,882$106,180($27,017)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$72,971$954,682$1,324,882$106,180($27,017)


Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/30/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Jesus House opened in 1973 in a storefront building at Reno and Walker Avenues by Sister Ruth Wynne and Sister Betty Adams. In the early years, our location often changed. Still, Jesus House was always on the front line providing those in need with food, clothing, shelter, and spiritual encouragement. We have no profit motive, only a strong desire to meet the needs of our suffering neighbors and help those who have nowhere else to turn. Love has always and will continue to live here!

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