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The Right Thing to Do

This is Meri. She has been volunteering her time three times a week at our Family Outreach/Donation Centers for three and a half years. When asked why she donates her time, she simply replies, “It’s the right thing to do.” Thank you, Meri for changing lives through selfless servitude! To learn how to get involved …

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Serving and Being Served

Opportunities for volunteers to serve guests at Open Door Mission are always a blessing, from Christmas to New Year’s Eve. As our New Year’s Eve Brunch ended, I looked over at one of our residents from Permanent Supportive Housing, Kathryn. She was saying thank you to a volunteer for her service. Then she walked outside …

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The Potter and the Clay

Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; We are all the work of Your hand. –Isaiah 64:8 This week I have praying more for divine appointments, and the Lord has responded with MANY appointments! Please pray for the guests and tenants we serve at the Permanent Supportive Housing …

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Snow Day!

Last week’s snow day at the Lydia House started with an extra-long Devotional time with one of our staff members, Lisa. The ladies LOVE studying the bible with Lisa! After that we did some deep cleaning. The Learning Center, Fitness Center, Work Net Room, and Classroom have never been cleaner. We cleaned, listened to music, …

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This is so awesome, to see one man from our life-changing program investing in another man in the program through love, discipleship, and prayer! Imagine if each one of us would invest in just one other person what a difference our family, our community, and our world would be! Pat McKernan Garland Thompson Men’s Center …

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More Than a Christmastime Miracle

Open Door Mission and the Lydia House have been blessed by the faithfulness of the Omaha Police Union to invest their time and money to develop relationships with children desperately needing to engage with positive role models. There have been hundreds of friendships established through one evening together during our Shop with a Cop program, …

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