Who is Lydia?

Jul 19, 2019  |     |   General

Why is Lydia House is named Lydia House? Just who was this Lydia of the Bible? When I first came to Open Door Mission I decided to learn more about Lydia and possibly why a building was named for her....

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More Gift-in-Kindness

Jul 17, 2019  |     |   General

Open Door Mission has large garden and greenhouse on our campus to provide fresh fruit and vegetables for the 3,000+ meals we serve daily. This year’s crazy weather, flooding and wildly fluctuating ...

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Hug Your Kid Day

Jul 15, 2019  |     |   General

Today is “Hug Your Kid” day, a great time to get in some extra hugs. The best thing about hugging your child is you get a hug too. In a recent Parenting Class we discussed the importance of parent...

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Summer Blues…Blueberry Muffins

Jul 11, 2019  |     |   General

Do the summer blues have you and the kids down? Now is the time to do something for somebody else. Studies have proven that volunteering (hint, hint) and doing for others is just plain good for you. W...

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Gift-in-Kindness

Jul 8, 2019  |     |   General

Open Door Mission cannot do all it does without “our Village” of caring people. Some of these people are our “every day what can I do to help” volunteers. We also have professionals that come ...

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Let’s Run!

Jul 5, 2019  |     |   General

Garland Thompson Men’s Center keeps busy in so many ways. The men have volunteered to help clean up flood damage in Plattsmouth. Last month they decided to something fun and supportive. They ran...

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Independence

Jul 4, 2019  |     |   General

Independence is something we seem to want, but too much of it can cause problems. It was a good thing when the colonists rebelled over 240 years ago…a new country was established. People want indepe...

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Brotherhood of Love

Jul 3, 2019  |     |   General

The guests that come to Open Door Mission’s Garland Thompson Men’s Center are special guys. They have usually been through a lot of trials in their lives.  They have seen addiction, gangs, pr...

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Cars for Graduates

Jul 2, 2019  |     |   General

Did you know that Open Door Mission helps our graduates become car owners? Open Door Mission and Chariots 4 Hope help the graduates become even more independent with their own “wheels’.  The proc...

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