Open Door Mission – September 2020

September News & Updates

Thank you for taking the time to read our monthly e-newsletter that communicates Mission news, updates, prayer requests, needs, events and success stories.

Keeping the Mission Safe & Healthy  

As we are entering the seventh month of disciplined practices related to the Coronavirus pandemic to ensure safety throughout the organization we want to thank all of our donors and volunteers as you have faithfully supported the work that’s changing lives. Of course, many are still unsure what will transpire over the fall and winter months with COVID-19 cases, but the Mission is fully committed to the task of keeping our homeless community as safe as possible. Thank you for your ongoing prayers and gifts of support.

Addiction Recovery Program Spotlight

Our most recent graduation ceremony of four men in our addiction recovery program took place this past July. (left to right) Devin, Chris Ernie and Simoeon have completed the Mission’s year long program and our now preparing to leave the nest and start a new life in Christ.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

We are currently seeking volunteers to give of their weekday time to support our emergency clothing program and fundraising department at our Caring Center facility.
Visit our website and register as an individual or group today. We’ll be sure to follow up when we receive your inquiry.

Job Openings

  • Program Manager for Women’s & Children’s Transitional Housing (Full Time) Now welcoming candidates to apply who have a background in community services or case management.
  • Case Manager for Emergency Shelter (Part Tim
  • e) – Previous experience in residential or shelter environments helpful.

Dollar-A-Dove Decal Campaign

Here’s a great way to support Open Door Mission programs and services during the holiday season.
Sell our Mission Dove Decals for a $1.00 donation in your business, church or organization and then put them on display on a wall, door or bulletin board showing your support of the Mission.
Contact Chris at for more information

What To Pray For

1. Pray for the salvation and restoration of all those we serve with emergency shelter, food, clothes, addiction recovery, transitional housing, life skills and job readiness programs.
2. Pray for peace and health to all of our staff and their families.
3. Pray for the families that just came into the Coldwater House and for those who recently moved out into their own permanent housing.
4. Pray for continued success for the men who recently graduated from our addiction recovery program and for those just entering the program.
5. Pray for the necessary resources to maintain our daily expenses.