Grand Canyon

October 30, 2009  |     |   General

I was recently in the Grand Canyon with my wife and son. The views from the rim and along the trails down the Canyon were beautiful and awe inspiring. As our guide told us how the many layers that are...

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Night Watch in the Lydia House

October 29, 2009  |     |   General

I work primarily in the Lydia House Children & Youth Department. It has been a blessing to share the love of Jesus with our kids. Last month, Charity asked if I would fill in for our Overnight Sup...

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Southwest Kiwanis Club

October 27, 2009  |     |   General

On Tuesday October 20, Open Door Mission’s Children and Youth Department partnered with the Southwest Kiwanis Club for a night of fun with the independent living seniors at Immanuel Village. Our nig...

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Southwest Church of Christ

October 22, 2009  |     |   General

Pastor Jim, from Southwest Church of Christ, and his friend Dave stopped by Open Door Mission this week to bring a “small” gift to help out during the holidays. It was no “small” gift–it...

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Learning Center

October 21, 2009  |     |   General

I am the Learning Center Director for the New Life Recovery Program and the Journey to Work Program. Every one who joins these programs is assessed academically in reading, reading comprehension, voca...

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Volunteer Blessings

October 20, 2009  |     |   General

What a busy week it has been at Open Door Mission! As you probably know, busy means blessing here at Open Door Mission, and the blessings certainly poured into the Volunteer Department this week. We h...

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Greetings from the Lydia House

October 19, 2009  |     |   General

The staff here at Lydia House works as a team to teach and instruct—not only basic life skills to the residents, but also hope to encourage spiritual growth. Sometimes that growth happens slowly and...

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Men’s Ministries

October 17, 2009  |     |   General

Hi, my name is John, and I am the Mental Health Therapist for homeless men, who are, sadly, categorized in society as “throw-away” people. Thankfully, God has other ideas for every man that enters...

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Program Completed!

October 16, 2009  |     |   General

Thumbs up for Lesley as he completes the New Life Recovery Program at Open Door Mission. “Thank You Lord, Thank You Lord” were his words after he received the keys to his new car. Lesley’s journ...

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Crown Pointe Spaghetti Dinner

October 15, 2009  |     |   General

On Sunday, September 27, Crown Pointe Retirement Community hosted a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser to help support Open Door Mission. They had over 500 people for lunch and raised over $3,000 to provide ...

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October 14, 2009  |     |   General

Saturday morning I awoke to a wonderful surprise! Snow! It energized me to look forward to the day the Lord had in store. What a great day it was! Our volunteers are ever-faithful. Despite the snow, w...

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2009 Walk-A-Thon Update

October 9, 2009  |     |   General

On September 20, approximately 400 energetic people showed up at Gallup University’s parking lot to put on their Walk-A-Thon t-shirts and “Walk a Mile in My Shoes.” They followed the route that ...

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A Success Story

October 8, 2009  |     |   General

I’d like to introduce you to an amazing young man that came to the Mission in April of this year. Joel came from Cuidad De Havana, Cuba, 17 months ago with his mother, looking for a better future. J...

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