The Triumph of Relationship
Over Poverty.


Open Table is operating in 60+ cities and expanding nationally.

Mission:  Train congregation members, through the Open Table Model, to form communities – called Tables – that transform their vocational and life experiences into tools our Brothers and Sisters in poverty can use to develop and implement plans that create change. Congregations from 25 members to over 20,000 (estimated) practice the model.

Vision: A movement of servants restoring people in poverty to our communities through relationship and the investment of our own vocational and life experiences and personal networks.

The Movement: A collaboration of faith communities, government, business and non-profits working through Open Table, a shared community model, to transform poverty.

Community:  The Open Table process is the catalyst for the deployment of a Missional Community committed to the transformation of a family or individual in poverty.  However, the servants themselves are often the most transformed.  When the Open Table process is complete, these Missional Communities, having brought each other through the wilderness of poverty, where they collided with society’s false beliefs about the poor, become a new community in which the family or individual they helped is now unrecognizable from those who did the helping.  In many instances, individuals helped in Open Table return as servants helping the next family.


Help the Open Table Movement restore families in poverty to communities through relationship. Gifts of all levels, large and small, are deeply appreciated and always helpful! Choose the amount of your donation on our secure page after clicking the Donate Now button above.

Open Table Videos:







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Open Table Founder, Jon Katov  VIDEO
Woodcreek Church, Richardson TX  VIDEO
Gracepoint Church, San Antonio TX  VIDEO
   Pastor Kyle Burkholder
Community of Christ, Michigan VIDEO
First Presbyterian Church, Duquesne, PA VIDEO
Experience Relationship
Experience Transformation VIDEO
Experience Table Life VIDEO