Chosen in Love

Sep 28, 2016  |     |   General

     I found this to be very encouraging, and wanted to share it with all of my Open Door Mission friends.     J.D. Greear said, “What is important is that you live...

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Packages of Diapers

Sep 27, 2016  |     |   General

     This is James.  He is in a community service program at Lakeside Hospital, and a recent assignment was to choose a non-profit in the area to support in some way.  We are ...

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A Tale of Faithfulness

Sep 23, 2016  |     |   General

     I recently was able to witness a volunteer bless a woman who was staying at the Lydia House.      Early in the week, this woman was accepted for an apartment th...

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Sep 22, 2016  |     |   General

     Shwin lives at the Lydia House with her children and has been such a hard worker since the day she moved in.  Last week, Shwin obtained her GED!  This is such an exciting...

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Day of Caring

Sep 21, 2016  |     |   General

     Last month the Volunteer was able to be a part of the United Way Day of Caring!  This is an annual event where different businesses and individuals sign up through United Way ...

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Desperate for Hope

Sep 20, 2016  |     |   General

     I wanted to share this story from a few days ago and ask for prayers.     At our Administration Building’s front desk, I received a call from a man begging for pra...

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The Pain of Hunger…Part 2

Sep 19, 2016  |     |   General

Continued from Friday, 9/16.     We packed his back pack full of bottled water and sack lunches.  I talked to him about seeking shelter and gave him Open Door Mission’s number. &...

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Labor Day Cookout

Sep 15, 2016  |     |   General

     Our Permanent Supportive Housing family had a Labor Day cook out last weekend, and it was such a wonderful time of fellowship!  It is awesome to gather together as a community...

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God is at Work

Sep 14, 2016  |     |   General

     I got to throw a PARTY in the elevator last week.  One of our New Life Recovery Program graduates and long- time tenants at the Rebuilding Lives Center got a full time job!&nb...

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United in Prayer

Sep 9, 2016  |     |   General

     Last week, we had a prayer meeting of many men of all ages and from all parts of the United States and abroad.  We all came together for a powerful time of prayer before the C...

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A Fresh Start

Sep 8, 2016  |     |   General

     “There are no strangers to me, Jessica.  There are only friends I haven’t met yet.”     These words were spoken to me, followed by a big hug f...

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