December 25, 2019  |     |   General

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. For those who lived in a land of deep shadows— light! sunbursts of light! You repopulated the nation, you expanded its joy. Oh, they’re s...

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Who or What Do You Worship?

December 23, 2019  |     |   General

I wanted to write about who or what we worship at Christmas; my sister knowing I struggle with writing sent me this message from Paul Tripp. I have edited some of it, but he is far more eloquent in ex...

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Jars of Sunshine

December 20, 2019  |     |   General

A couple of months ago Southwest Church of Christ Ladies had a retreat. Phyllis, in charge of crafts, decided to do a craft that would benefits others and bring joy. She had seen Jars of Sunshine  on...

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Christmas Cards!

December 18, 2019  |     |   General

Do you have Christmas cards (or any greeting cards) leftover? You know when you needed 30 cards but had to buy 36. These cards can accumulate and overtake valuable storage space. Please consider donat...

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Just 3 Gifts

December 13, 2019  |     |   General

As Christmas approaches we start frantically shopping for gifts. We want to get that perfect gifts for that special person. We often get so busy we forget why we give to others. It is not the amount ...

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Christmas Bells

December 11, 2019  |     |   General

When you see the words “Christmas Bells” what do you think of? At Open Door Mission we think about Christmas gifts for our single men and women that come in on Christmas eve or day. They come seek...

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Clean Out that Closet!

December 9, 2019  |     |   General

The holidays are a good time to clean out those closets. Cleaning them out now serves a two-fold purpose…you get space for all the new Christmas gifts and your gently used items can benefit those th...

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A Tree With a Difference

December 6, 2019  |     |   General

Jack Frost’s cold winds are nipping at little fingers and big ones too! At Open Door Mission we have people coming and going all winter. We have children that tend to lose their mittens, just like t...

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Making a List, Checking It Twice

December 4, 2019  |     |   General

It is crunch time for Christmas gift buying, especially for the thousands of children living in poverty. Because there are so many children in need Santa needs help, your help. Project Santa is a prog...

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Unsuspected Blessings

December 2, 2019  |     |   General

Several of the staff at Open Door Mission teach a class for the New Live Recovery Program along with their other duties. Teaching a class is a joy as we see our guests grow strong in their faith and r...

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