Preventing Homelessness

July 30, 2010  |     |   General

Our work at the Timberlake Outreach Center is PREVENTION; helping our clients, who are the working poor and near homeless, while they are in extreme crisis. We do this by providing them with food, clo...

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Summer Blessings—A Look Back

July 29, 2010  |     |   General

These past few weeks of summer, I have been blessed to speak at various organizations. I have especially enjoyed going to different churches. First of all, I love the diversity of God’s people. I re...

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July 28, 2010  |     |   General

It is truly an honor and privilege to be on staff at Open Door Mission. Everyday there are opportunities to touch the lives of men, women, and children with the “Good News” concerning the Lord Jes...

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Mother Robin

July 26, 2010  |     |   General

Working at Lydia House, you see first-hand the effects of the current economic crisis. Women and families are losing jobs and homes. Fear of the unknown shows on the faces of our new residents as they...

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Homelessness knows no Vacation

July 23, 2010  |     |   General

See full message >> The needs of hungry, homeless people in the Heartland don’t rise and fall with the changing seasons. The needs are always great. But you can help. During the summer months &#...

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Don’t You Just Love Change?

July 20, 2010  |     |   General

The Timberlake Outreach Center serves more than 6,000 families each month. It is truly a blessing to serve in a ministry vital to so many people. As one of the full-time staff at the Center, I am in a...

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July 17, 2010  |     |   General

One of the wonderful programs offered at Open Door Mission is WorkNet. It is available to both residents and the community, and is taught by Joy Stevens. During the three-week class, students learn wh...

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Matching Funds

July 16, 2010  |     |   General

I have the joy and pleasure of working with the most generous people in the Omaha area. As Senior Development Officer, I work with those who donate funds to support the work of Open Door Mission. Thes...

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Donor Appreciation

July 15, 2010  |     |   General

My position with the Mission is in the Development Department, where the majority of “behind-the-scenes” support work gets accomplished. We are responsible for processing all mail, donations and d...

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No Picnic for the Homeless

July 9, 2010  |     |   General

A couple of weeks ago I worked with a group of volunteers on a picnic basket mailing. They came to Open Door Mission to serve. In the beginning, they hesitated because several thought they were going ...

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Permanent Supportive Housing

July 8, 2010  |     |   General

When I think of Permanent Supportive Housing, I also think of the scripture that says: “For thou hast been a shelter for me,[and] a strong tower from the enemy.”Psalm 61:3 KJV. The residents o...

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Filling the Library

July 7, 2010  |     |   General

Central Church of the Nazarene Ladies’ Book Club sponsored a book drive to provide quality reading material for the women, children and families at Lydia House. They collected almost 300 pounds of b...

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Plans of the Lord

July 3, 2010  |     |   General

My church’s weekly sermon was based on Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future....

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