The world invites us to live our lives for ourselves, but Jesus invites us to live for something far greater. He calls us to turn our faces outward and live for the sake of others. There are many ways to serve at Open Door and beyond.
During the Christmas season an atmosphere of blessing is created as needs among the Open Door community are shared and responded to in turn. Think of how you may need support this Christmas season. This might include groceries, meals, rides, help decorating, purchasing of gifts, household preparations, repairs, help wrapping and mailing items, etc. Contact: Rose | ext 1600
Visit the Community Blessing wall in the Gathering Place.
Share your needs Nov 19 - Dec 3
Respond to needs Dec 3 - 10
*Note We will also be supporting the needs of our Ministry Partners from Dec 3-10 at the Community Blessing wall.
Volunteering your time at church is a great way to connect with others in the community and find your place here. Check out the many ways you can be a part of Open Door.
Updated Sept 2017
Help out our Kids and Youth by volunteering on Sunday mornings or Wednesday nights, or join a parent team.
Kids (Birth-5th Grade): Sunday mornings
Assistant (Early Childhood)
Small Group Leader (Elementary)
Substitute (Early Childhood, Elementary)
Special Needs Buddy
Youth (6th-12th Grade): Wednesday nights
Youth Team Leaders (Middle School or High School)
Youth Coaches (Middle School or High School)
Site Directors & Drivers
Apply for volunteer roles:
Learning to live our lives for the sake of others is a big part of becoming fully alive in God. We are called to live our lives missionally wherever God leads us - in our families, our neighborhoods, or around the world.
Here are some of the organizations where the people of Open Door volunteer.
Contact: Rose | ext 1600 if you'd like to have an organization included in this booklet.
Hurricane Response Team - Nov 2017
Open Door is sending a short term mission team to respond to the needs in Corpus Christie, TX after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. With help and direction from Deb Steiskal and ReachGlobal Crisis Response, the team will be serving affected families by helping to gut homes, dry-wall, painting, investing in relationships through prayer and listening, and impact Rockport, TX with the gospel. Contact: Rose | ext 1600
Sun, Nov 26 - Sat, Dec 2
Hurricane Response Team - Donate here
All donations are tax deductible and help pay for travel expenses for the team as well as to help families whose homes were directly affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Throughout the year, we send short term mission trip teams to Haiti with Beyond our Door Global. Each team has the opportunity to be with the staff and children at the Mephibosheth House and Mother Teresa orphanage. Check out Stories of Haiti for a glimpse into a recent team's experience. Contact: Rose | ext 1600
Open Door relies on many ministry partnerships to connect us to people and places that may seem worlds away. We support people and organizations who align with our mission and values and who are partnering with the work God is doing in the world. If you have questions, or to for an application to be a supported partner, Contact: Rose | ext 1600.
To apply to be supported by Open Door, a ministry must meet one of these criteria:
- Open Door Member(s) raising full time support for vocational ministry.
- A ministry/organization led by an Open Door member.
- A local or global partner in an ongoing relationship with Open Door.