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
Connect with others in a home setting at locations throughout the metro. Explore the most recent sermon together, study God’s Word, talk about your marriage, build relationships with others your age or not your age, or just grow deeper in Christ as you connect with other attenders. Spring groups run Feb 10-Apr 5 (9 weeks). Contact: Kati
Click here for available groups. If you find a group that fits, email leaders to sign up!
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
Are you looking to grow in your relationship with God with a group of other guys trying to do the same thing? Come join us on Wednesday mornings to study God's Word and discuss how it applies to us today! Take a look at the Men's Bible Study video to learn more about this group.
Contact: Bruce | (612) 414-3825
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7-8am
WOMEN'S VIRTUAL BIBLE STUDY
Be a part of a virtual women’s bible study! We will be using uniquely designed scripture cards from Gathered Co, to focus our hearts and prompt our discussions and contemplations. Through the scared activity of memorizing and learning Gods word we will deepen our relationship with God and each other.
Virtual Meetings: First Mon, May 4 - Aug 28, 7:30pm
Register by Apr 28
Cost $25 (scholarships available)
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)
Follow Open Door Young Adults (ODYA) on social media to stay up to date one what's happening!
COFFEE TALK - ON HOLD UNTIL WE CAN MEET IN PERSON
A place for young adults (18-30 somethings) to connect, build community, grow, and talk about life. Meet for coffee at 9am, then go to church together at 10am.
Meeting: Sundays, 9am (no mtg the first Sunday of the month)
CARBS & CARDIO - ON HOLD UNTIL WE CAN MEET IN PERSON
It’s a fun evening of sports and food with a unique carbohydrate theme each time. Bring your carb to share, your comfy clothes and a friend or your kids! Follow us on Instagram to find out the monthly theme (@odyoungadults).
Meeting: Fourth Fridays of the month, 7-9pm