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S E R V E

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  • 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


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  • Join our Open Door family on July 16th and 17th as we volunteer for Maple Grove Days – a celebration of the community that Open Door calls home. They have lots of ways to serve including set up or teardown, check-in, various event volunteers, parking attendants and more! We’d love to inundate them with volunteers from our church family, so 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 Community Center or Central Park)

    Sign-up by June 19


    Volunteer 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


    Application open June 6

  • 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

  • It's not just about a donut...we are hoping that 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

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

  • 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, June 6, 11:30am

    Location: Open Door


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  • 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 will create a safe, welcoming space to encounter the Presence of God. We will 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: 1st Sundays beginning June 6, 11:30am-12:45pm

    Location: Open Door


    Walk-Ins Welcome

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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


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  • Our NextYouth will be spending the week serving at Dayton Mobile Hope. We’ll join 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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