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S E R V E

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  • It's not just about a donut...this weekly, sweet (pun intended) rhythm provides space for hospitality, welcome and connection! Donuts will be served outdoors, as weather permits.


    Each Sunday we need 6-8 volunteers to arrive in the kitchen area at 10:45am. Various tasks include: setting up donuts, hanging the banner, serving donuts (with tongs) and cleaning up afterward. Super cool apron provided. Serve as much or as little as you'd like!


    Sign-Up to Serve Donuts

  • VBS is coming to Open Door and NextKids needs some help to pull it off! 


    Small Group Leader: Spend intentional time leading an age-specific group through all parts of VBS


    Craft Volunteers: Help kids engage in God's story through creating


    Snack Volunteers: Fill kids' bellies so they can keep having fun and noticing God


    Games Volunteers: Lead active and fun games in indoor and outdoor settings


    Welcome & Check-In Volunteers: Greet kids & families, check them in and help them get where they need to be



    Contact: Tami Madison | tmadison@thedoor.org

    Dates: August 9- 12, 8:30am-12:00pm

    Location: Open Door


    Sign-Up Here

  • Lack of access to healthy food is always a problem for many people around the world – but even more so during a global pandemic. You can help! Have fun with family and friends by packing meals together at Feed My Starving Children (Coon Rapids location). Help restore dignity and provide nutritious meals for families while discovering how God is at work through His people around the world. Feed My Starving Children also has a marketplace where you can buy handcrafted goods that support small businesses from around the world.

     

    Contact: Kimla Abeler | KimlaAbeler@gmail.com

    Dates: 2nd Saturdays (June 12, July 10, August 14), 9-11am

    Location: Feed My Starving Children, Coon Rapids



    June 12 Sign-Up


    July 10 Sign-Up   


    August 14 Sign-Up

  • Open Door is providing a number of $100 Microgrants to help us as we bring God’s love to the world through building relationships, fostering community, and getting to know neighbors. This could happen through community service projects, social gatherings, cross cultural events, etc. We want to support what God is stirring in His people to be salt and light to the world. As God prompts you to put action to your vision, apply for a Microgrant. Projects should be completed by August 29. 

     

    Contact: Rose Larson | rlarson@thedoor.org

    Dates: June 13-August 29


    Apply Here

  • Join our Open Door family on July 16th and 17th to volunteer for Maple Grove Days – a celebration of the community that Open Door calls home. There are lots of ways to serve including set up or tear down, check-in, various event volunteers, parking attendants and more! Let's inundate them with volunteers from our church family - grab a friend (or three!) and sign-up to serve!

     

    Contact: Rose Larson | rlarson@thedoor.org

    Dates: Friday, July 16 & Saturday, July 17, various times

    Location: Maple Grove (most events happen at the Maple Grove Community Center or Central Park)


    Volunteer Sign-Up

  • July 26-30 our NextYouth are heading to Dayton Mobile Home Park for their AWOL mission and they would love to have you join them by donating your time, money, or resources! Click the link below to sign up and we will get in touch with you with details! Examples of needs include: cold snacks, nail polish, VISA gift cards, sponsorships, etc. 

     

    AWOL (A Work Of Love) takes place every year at Dayton Mobile Home Park in Dayton, MN. Throughout the week our NextYouth students lead a VBS, create lasting relationships and grow deeper in their walk with God. It's a highlight of the year for everyone involved! For more information about AWOL or for questions, please contact Sonia Malmquist (smalmquist@thedoor.org).


    Sign-Up Here

  • It’s time to spruce up our grounds! Gardening, trimming, planting, weeding, putting down fresh mulch and making our home more inviting. There’s something for everyone who can lend a hand. Bring any gardening equipment that you have on hand (gloves, shovels, trimmers, etc) and a water bottle. There is specifically a need for wheelbarrows - let us know if you have one we could borrow for the day. Hot dogs and snacks provided!

     

    Contact: Tom Johnson | tjohnson@thedoor.org

    Dates: Saturday, June 12, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Location: Open Door


    Sign-Up Here

G R o u p s  &  c l a s s e s

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  • Let’s be together! Whether you’re new to church, curious about God, or are a long-time attender, Open Yard is a great way to connect with others in a fun, casual, outdoor space. Bring your dinner, water bottles, lawn chairs, friends, and neighbors to this open house style gathering. We’ll provide some games and cold treats. All ages and stages are welcome; families encouraged.

     

    Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

    Dates: Wednesdays, June 16-August 11, 6:30-8pm

    Location: Open Door Circle Drive

  • Join with other men as we study God’s Word and are encouraged through community and connection. We are currently exploring our relationship with God through a study focused on the questions God asks of us.

     

    If you are looking to grow in your relationship with God with a group of guys trying to do the same, join us Wednesday mornings for study and discussion. Walk-ins welcome.

     

     

    Contact: Bruce Kuehl | (612) 414-3825 | bruceckuehl@gmail.com

    Meets: Wednesdays, 7-8am

    Location: Open Door


    Walk-Ins Welcome

  • We will explore the shared experiences of cumulative grief and loss in our lives and in the life of Jesus. There are many types of losses in addition to the death of a loved one: losses of health, marriage, occupation, and physical contact with loved ones and friends due to Covid, just to name a few. 

     

    Together we'll create a safe, welcoming space to encounter the Presence of God. We'll have the opportunity to share where we are in our journey of grief and practice ways of becoming present to God’s loving Presence with others. Walk-ins welcome.

     

    Contact: Bob McKenna | bob@thedoor.org

    Dates: 2nd Sundays beginning August 8, 11:30am-12:45pm

    Location: Open Door, Room 104


    Walk-Ins Welcome

  • New to Open Door and curious about this place? The Newcomer’s Gathering is an opportunity to meet part of the staff and hear the story and heart behind our church.

     

    Contact: Dawn Wood | dwood@thedoor.org

    Next Opportunity: Sunday, August 1, 11:30am

    Location: Open Door

  • The Summer Book Club is back, online and excited to announce that we are reading Dave Johnson’s new book Gasping for Breath. We’ll kick off the book with an introductory Zoom call, where you can chat with the author and connect with others! Then we’ll send you off into the month with a few questions to ponder as you read through the book. We’ll wrap up with a final discussion Zoom call with Dave Johnson. Participants provide their own books. Buy books here.

     

    Contact: Dawn Wood | dwood@thedoor.org

    Dates: Tuesday Zoom calls, June 22 & August 10, 7-8:15pm

    Location: Zoom

    Register by June 21


    Register Here

Y O U n g  A d u l t S

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  • Join other Open Door Young Adults (ODYA) for Carbs & Cardio Night on the 4th Friday of each month! It’s a fun evening of sports and food with a unique carbohydrate theme each time. Bring your favorite carb, comfy clothes and a friend! 

     

    Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

    Dates: 4th Fridays (May 28, July 23, August 27 - exception: no Carbs & Cardio June 25)

    Time: 7-8:30pm

    Location: Open Door

  • Our NextYouth will be spending the week serving at Dayton Mobile Hope. We’re joining them to help serve food at the final BBQ celebration!  

     

    Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

    Dates: Thursday, July 29, 6-9pm (specific times coming soon)

    Location: Mobile Hope; Dayton, MN

    Email Kati to Sign-Up

  • Lack of access to healthy food is always a problem for many people around the world – but even more so during a global pandemic. You can help! Have fun with family and friends by packing meals together at Feed My Starving Children (Coon Rapids location). Help restore dignity and provide nutritious meals for families while discovering how God is at work through His people around the world. Feed My Starving Children also has a marketplace where you can buy handcrafted goods that support small businesses from around the world.

     

    Contact: Kimla Abeler | KimlaAbeler@gmail.com

    Dates: 2nd Saturdays (June 12, July 10, August 14), 9-11am

    Location: Feed My Starving Children, Coon Rapids

    Register by the Friday before


    June 12 Sign-Up  


      July 10 Sign-Up  


    August 14 Sign-Up

  • The Open Door Young Adults are camping! Grab your friends for a weekend of camping, bonfires, conversations, and all-around fun! Bring your own camping gear, tent, food, snacks and beverages. Campsite provided.

     

    Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

    Dates: June 25-June 27

    Location: Lake Rebecca Park Reserve, Rockford MN

    Register by June 21

  • We’re heading to Dayton Mobile Hope for Taco Tuesday! We’re partnering with NextYouth for a fun night of tacos and laughter with the Mobile Hope community. 

     

    Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

    Dates: Tuesday, June 15, 5-8pm (specific times coming soon)

    Location: Mobile Hope; Dayton, MN

    Email Kati to Sign-Up

N E X T  G E N E R A T I O N

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  • Nothing says summer like friends, sunshine and monkey bars. Join other OD moms & kids to play at Lakeview Knolls Park all summer long!


    Contact: Allison Anderson | aanderson@thedoor.org

    Dates: Thursdays, June 17 - August 26

    Time: 10-11:30am

    Location: Lakeview Knolls Park, 9450 Juneau Ln N, Maple Grove, MN 55369

  • This summer NextYouth is focusing on God within our friendships and in having fun together with games, activities and events. Open to any student who's completed 5th grade through graduating seniors.


    Contact: Kathy Collier & Sonia Malmquist | youth@thedoor.org

    Dates: Wednesdays

    Time: 7-9pm

    Location: Various; contact Kathy & Sonia for the full summer schedule

  • Look up—way up. That’s where we’re headed. Where I-beams float effortlessly high overhead, carefully guided into place by powerful machinery. Where steel and glass converge in a colossal design that appears to almost touch the sky. These magnificent structures were elaborately designed and intricately built. Yet they all began the same way—with concrete and cranes, rivets and rebar, bulldozers and backhoes; and most importantly, a solid foundation. 

     

    This summer kids will learn that Jesus’ love will provide a foundation that lasts. They’ll learn to be wise builders who continue in what they’ve learned and firmly believe. And they will discover that He who began a good work in them will be faithful to carry it on to completion.

     

    Each day kids will dig deep into God’s Word to build on the foundation Jesus provides through the pages of Scripture as well as make crafts, play fun games, enjoy tasty snacks, sing cool songs, and learn about missions.


    We also need volunteers to help (see Serve heading above for more details and sign-up). 


    Contact: Tami Madison at tmadison@thedoor.org

    Dates: Mon, Aug 9 - Thu, Aug 12

    Time: 9am - 12pm

    Cost: $25 per student

    Ages: 4 years - 5th grade

    Location: Open Door

    Register by August 2


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