General

Exceeding the Expectations

Have you ever been counted out or dismissed as a lost cause? The Lydia House at the Open Door Mission has the high calling of taking in those who are being released from both prison facilities and jail. The Assistant Lydia House Director Shelly has shared the task of interviewing inmates and communicating with correctional …

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Double Your Impact

Today, the best hope for the hungry and homeless in our community is found at Open Door Mission. With your help, the weak and weary have a better life. For $2.15, you can provide a good meal to relieve hunger. You will give someone the opportunity to hear the Gospel of God’s grace. Any remaining …

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Humility Creates Change

We as humans have all struggled and failed in our life at different capacities. As Christ followers, our journey and the road to righteousness is difficult, or as Martin Luther King, Jr.  once spoke, “At times, life is hard, as hard as crucible steel.” We stumble and we fall but it is our hope in …

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July 4, 2020

On this day of July 4th, we remember the moment in history when America broke away from the British crown and declared its independence. America’s idea of freedom was proclaimed as our moral and legal banner. It has been up to our many brave men and women who have served in our military to defend …

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Hope for Tomorrow

As the Covid-19 Pandemic has continued its course in history, many people have been greatly affected by its destructive nature. It has been up to the many doctors, nurses, essential workers, and We the People to meet its great challenge in combating this virus. Serving deep in the front lines for our homeless shelter is …

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Open Door Mission Celebrates Program Graduates on Saturday, June 27, 2020

WHAT: On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Open Door Mission will host a special graduation ceremony for men and women who are graduating from the New Life Recovery Program, a residential program committed to providing men, women and families the tools needed to become self-sufficient community members.  Eight men and seven women will be donning the cap and gown and …

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Volunteer Update

Daily, Open Door Mission strives to operate in wisdom and safety for our organization, including those that serve with us and those that we serve. Over the past months, we have learned a lot about COVID-19, social distancing, and how to keep each other safe. Because of the great work of our campus teams in …

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Open Door Mission Offers Drive Thru Resources June 13

WHAT: Open Door Mission will offer COVID -19 relief through a Drive-Thru service on the main Open Door Mission Campus.  Fresh vegetables and fruit, frozen meats and diapers will be available.  Farmers to Families Food Box Program, C&C Produce and City Serve are providing produce boxes. “Since our Outreach Centers are still closed, we wanted …

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Soon a New Art Therapy Studio

We are excited to announce that we are building a new Art Therapy Studio for adults and children at Open Door Mission. Art Therapy helps children, adolescents and adults explore their emotions, improve self-esteem, manage addictions, relieve stress, improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and cope with a physical illness or disability. Techniques used in art …

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