Making A Difference

July 31, 2018  |     |   General

     Calvary Lutheran Vacation Bible School kids are making a difference. They met several Open Door Mission needs with their donations during Vacation Bible Study. If a group of kids c...

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A Tale of Two Summers Part 4

July 27, 2018  |     |   General

Summer is a more challenging season than winter for so many people we serve at Open Door Mission.  A Tale of Two Summers began on this blog a few weeks ago. Here’s the story of Mimi and Pe...

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Evelyn’s Anniversary

July 26, 2018  |     |   General

     This month of July marked my fourth year of serving at the Timberlake Outreach Center (TOC) atOpen Door Mission (ODM). It has been four amazing years, there have been so many divin...

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A Graduate One Year Later

July 25, 2018  |     |   General

     Yesterday I was carrying some glass jars filled with goodies and encouraging notes to our guests.  There were three boxes and I heard a familiar voice ask me if I wanted help....

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Garden Update

July 24, 2018  |     |   General

Illuminate Ministry out of Vinton, IA pulled weeds and harvested 9 lbs. of peppers and 76 lbs. of cucumbers! Thank you for helping Gary the Gardener provide fresh veggies for our community kitchen!Ope...

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Baseball Game

July 23, 2018  |     |   General

Summit Dental donated 20 Storm Chasers tickets so 20 of our students in the New Life Recovery Program could enjoy a baseball game. Sober and thriving, not just surviving! Candace GregoryPresident...

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God’s Love Made Known

July 19, 2018  |     |   General

     In our Conflict Resolution class this morning, I was joined by six new ladies. Having new people in my class always excites me because those are new opportunities to help someone w...

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Praying is POWERFUL

July 18, 2018  |     |   General

     At Open Door Mission, we set aside a time once a week to pray for our leadership team.      Human Resources Director Amy Buss left a message of thankfulness for...

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The Way, The Truth, The Life

July 17, 2018  |     |   General

     Our Sunday morning devotion led by our new staff member Terry, was a great encouragement. Terry did an excellent job of opening up The Word of God to our dear friends (guests at th...

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Fresh Veggies

July 16, 2018  |     |   General

Straight from Open Door Mission’s garden: 71 lbs. of cucumbers and 4 lbs. of peppers – and this is only the beginning! Garry StruebingGardener DONATE NOW | VOLUNTEER TO SER...

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A Tale of Two Summers Part 2

July 13, 2018  |     |   General

Summer is a more challenging season than winter for people who live in the streets. A Tale of Two Summers began on this blog two weeks ago. Here’s today’s installment featuring the story of P...

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Jesus Is Lord and Savior

July 12, 2018  |     |   General

     During devotions in the day room at the Garland Thompson Men’s Center, three men made professions of faith in Jesus.     During dinner time while I was on cafe...

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A New Car

July 11, 2018  |     |   General

Today our friend Eunice received a car and we are so excited! Thank you to our friends who have donated a form of transportation to Open Door Mission. A car is a vital step in being able to go to a jo...

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Note to Self

July 10, 2018  |     |   General

Just a cute note from a programmer to herself for the week! We all need to encourage ourselves from time to time!Liana Martinez Case ManagerDONATE NOW | VOLUNTEER TO SERVE | U...

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