the HOT COCOA CONNECTION VOLUNTEERS

SUNDAYS, beginning November 27: Sundays a hot chocolate bar will be available in the Gathering Place and we need your help to make it happen! Each week we need 4-6 people to help with hospitality (including setting-up, hosting and cleaning-up afterwards). It’s a great way to get involved as an individual, friend group or family! And remember…it’s not just about a cup of hot cocoa…it’s about connection!



Contact: Kati Beasley | kbeasley@thedoor.org

When: Sundays after the Gathering, beginning November 27

Location: Open Door Gathering Place


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CHRISTMAS EVE VOLUNTEERS

We need some people to help serve at our Christmas Eve gatherings. This is a great way for a family or a group of friends to serve together. 


The positions include:

Greeters: Stand at the exterior doors and greet people as they enter.

Ushers: Help people find seats and light candles.

Candle Team: Help hand out candles to people as they walk into the gathering. 

Refreshment Team: Keep the refreshments stocked

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FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN

2nd SATURDAYS: 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

When: 2nd Saturdays, 9-11am

Location: Feed My Starving Children, Coon Rapids

Register by the Friday before

See Events page to sign up




HEARTS IN ACTION (Men's Group)

3rd SATURDAYS: 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 in Maple Grove before heading out to the worksite(s). Men of all ages welcome - bring your sons! If you know of a widow, single mom, or someone with special needs who could use some help, contact Maureen Pranghofer at maureensmusic@comcast.net.



Contact to serve: Del Sipma | dsipma@comcast.net

Contact with needs: Maureen Pranghofer | maureensmusic@comcast.net

When: 3rd Saturdays, 7am breakfast together, Projects begin around 8:30am

Location: Original Pancake House, 6322 Vinewood Ln N, Maple Grove 55311



open door dream team

We call our in-house volunteers the Dream Team because, well...they are! So much of the ministry of Open Door happens through people who invest time and energy to make it all possible. Volunteering your time at church is also a great way to connect with others in the community, build relationships and find your place in the church family. 


What opportunities might be a good fit for your gifts? They include things like camera operator, photographer, usher, Sunday Prayer Team, NextKids, Coffee Cart & more. 


Find info about these positions and more thedoor.org/serve/dream-team.

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