is a supportive 13-week group for those dealing with the pain of
divorce that offers hope, healing and transformation. Topics include the
road to healing, anger, depression, loneliness, new relationships,
financial survival, kid care, single sexuality, forgiveness,
reconciliation, and moving on.
- Fall Sessions: Tues, Sep 8 - Dec 1
- Wrap Up Dinner: Dec 8
- Surviving the Holidays Session: Dec 15
Contact: Annie-Claude | ext 1300.
Meetings: Tuesdays, Sep 8 - Dec 15, 7pm
Location: In socially-distanced groups at Open Door
Cost: $20 (includes workbook)
Walk-ins always welcome
RE | ENGAGE
18-week experience examines God's design for marriage and applies
principles from the Bible to guide couples towards growth in their
relationship with each other. re|engage aims to bring hope and
restoration to your marriage through teachings, testimonies, and working
through an established curriculum with other married couples. Marriages
in any condition can benefit, whether you are struggling to get along,
your marriage is broken, or you simply want to grow closer together as a
Contact: Annie-Claude | ext 1300.
Meetings: Next session begins January 2021
Cost: $40 per couple (includes 2 workbooks)
PRAYER BEFORE THE SERVICE - ON HOLD UNTIL WE CAN MEET IN PERSON
Before you head into the service on Sundays, get a cup of coffee and spend time with others who have a heart for pursuing God together to pray for Open Door, our community and beyond. This is open to anyone with an impulse to pursue God in prayer. “The impulse to pursue God originates with God, but the outworking of that impulse is our following hard after Him” (A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God).
Meeting: Sundays, 9-9:45am
Location: toddler room at the back of the sanctuary
with God and others in casual living room spaces all over town (virtual
options available). Whether you’re new to church, curious about God or
are a long-time attender, all ages and all stages are welcome! Meeting
in groups of 10 or less to follow CDC guidelines. Explore the most
recent sermon, study God’s Word and get to know others using our
Meeting: Weekly at your host's home, Oct 11-Nov 15 or as determined by leader.
Registration is necessary to comply with CDC meeting guidelines.
2ND HALFERS LUNCH - ON HOLD UNTIL WE CAN MEET IN PERSON
This is a place for adults in the second half of life (age 50+) to connect with each other through social events, grow in faith with educational opportunities specific for second-half life dynamics, and serve others in our generation and those following. Lunch events are Sundays after church several times a year. We provide a buffet lunch. Donations to offset food costs will be accepted at the door. Get on the email list by contacting Jeff and Jolene.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
Join us for a time of fellowship, sharing stories, and prayerfully knitting or crocheting symbols of comfort and blessing. The shawls are then given to those in need of a tangible expression of God's love and care during seasons of loss, transition or celebration. Patterns are provided. Men and women are encouraged to come!
Meeting: Second Sundays in Mar, Jun, Sept & Dec, 11:15am - 12:45pm
HEARTS IN ACTION - ON HOLD UNTIL WE CAN MEET IN PERSON
This group of men desires to help our church and local community by serving single mothers, widows, and those with special needs through home projects, such as repair work, electrical, plumbing, etc. They meet for breakfast at the Original Pancake House, Maple Grove and then head out to the work site. Men of all ages welcome - bring your sons! If you know of a widow, single mom, or those with special needs who could use some help, contact Maureen.
Contact: Del | (952) 412-7333
Meeting: Third Saturday of every month, 7am
Location: Original Pancake House, Maple Grove for breakfast and then head to the work site
MEN'S MORNING BIBLE STUDY
Our new fall study on Philippians by N.T. Wright begins on September 23.
If you are looking to grow in your relationship with God with a group of other
guys trying to do the same thing, join us on Wednesday mornings for study and
Contact: Bruce | (612) 414-3825
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7-8am
WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Join with other women as we study God's Word and are
encouraged through community and connection. In person and online options
available. Meets (almost) WEEKLY October-April, with breaks for holidays. We
will be starting in October with the Chasing Vines Study by Beth Moore.
First book is included in class fee, other book costs will be collected through
the year. Contact: Annika | ext 1204
Meeting options include:
In person at Open Door Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
Online via zoom Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
Hosted in your leader's home Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
*No kids programming available at this time.
*COVID precautions: Mask required, social distancing will be
observed, bring your own beverage
Dates: Oct 7-Apr 28
Register by Oct 1
OD MOMS FACEBOOK GROUP
Open Door Moms Group is a place where all moms (no matter what age or stage) are welcomed and loved. As a community, everyone is encouraged to participate. We share with each other: happiness, sadness, advice, needs, inspiration, play dates, mom’s nights out, no-longer-needed items and more. Let's do this mom-life together! Follow Open Door Moms on FaceBook Contact us if you're not on Facebook, but still want to connect with other moms.
Contact: Kari Odorizzi
MOMS OF EMERGENCY WORKERS PRAYER GROUP
Join in intercessory prayer with other moms of adult children who work in emergency services (firefighters, paramedics, law enforcement personnel, etc). Exchange emails to share information and prayer requests. A dinner will be held every couple of months.
YOUNG ADULTS (ODYA)
A place for young adults (18-30 somethings) to connect, build community, grow, and talk about life.
Follow Open Door Young Adults (ODYA) on social media to stay up to date one what's happening!
Join us for a good ol’ fall bonfire! Meet at the church firepit with your chair and mask on Friday, Oct 2 from 7-9pm.