Terral explains all families the Christian values that are the base of these programs and it offers the chance to know them better. However, anyone is welcome to join Terral regardless of their religious beliefs.
As in Terral, Opus Dei’s faithful, with many other people around the world promote non-profit civilian initiatives, with the purpose of giving service and Christian testimony: schools, universities, women promotion centers, medical clinics, schools for peasants, training institutes, student residences, cultural centers … In some cases, as in Terral, the Prelature of Opus Dei provides moral guarantee which is based on the Christian orientation. The other initiatives in disadvantaged neighborhoods of big cities are Midtown-Metro in Chicago and The Baytree Centre en Londres.