Thanks for Volunteering

September 30, 2009  |     |   General

It is an awesome privilege to work at Open Door Mission! Not only do we get to see God at work in our clients’ lives; but we also get to meet awesome volunteers. These volunteers are passionate abou...

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Changing Seasons

September 22, 2009  |     |   General

Fall is hands-down my favorite time of year. I have two beautiful pictures of autumn scenery hanging in my office, and I never grow tired of looking at them. One has these words: “Change is not only...

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Timberlake Outreach Center

September 18, 2009  |     |   General

Candace recently asked me to transfer to the Timberlake Outreach Center as a Community Case Manager. My major area of responsibility is to provide Christ-centered case management to low-income familie...

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September 17, 2009  |     |   General

In the midst of working with staff and volunteers preparing for the opening of Open Door Mission’s Permanent Supportive Housing units in October, planning for occupation of the new Lydia House, and ...

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“Blessings from Above”

September 12, 2009  |     |   General

Here at Open Door Mission, our clients may connect “Blessings from Above” with the area where they may receive toiletries and other goodies. We in the Volunteer Department connect “B...

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The Story

September 10, 2009  |     |   General

As the Senior Development Director the main focus of my work is to tell the story of the Open Door Mission and invite one and all to become a part of the narrative. What an uplifting story we have to ...

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Children Help Open Door Mission

September 9, 2009  |     |   General

Jack and Kristen live in Gretna and their parents have a yard sale every summer. Jack and Kristen help make lemonade and homemade cookies to sell at the yard sale. All the proceeds go toward helping h...

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An Exciting Day

September 8, 2009  |     |   General

It is an exciting day! Open Door Mission’s first ever Permanent Supportive Housing program is entering a test phase in the old Lydia House Buiding pictured to the right. In preparation for this ...

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Amy’s Favorite Scripture

September 1, 2009  |     |   General

Hi I am Amy Buss Open Door Mission’s Human Resource’s Director Today I want to share my favorite bible verse. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whos...

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