Life is full of unexpected changes. These changes might be the death of a loved one, hospitalization, divorce, birth, serious illness or injury, or job loss. The Care team walks alongside people who are experiencing times of transition and desire to experience God’s hope and healing.
Care Response Ministry
For those in need of emotional and spiritual care during hospitalization or long-term illness,
as well as those who are in need of a caring presence while grieving the loss of a loved one. This may include
phone conversation, communion served at home and hospital visits. E-mail Kimberly or call
Resources for Life
A listing of Christian Counselors, Spiritual Directors and Retreat Centers. All those listed have been interviewed by Adult Care staff and maintain a working relationship with us. It also outlines Open Door’s standards for Pastoral appointments. Download Resources for Life (PDF), pick one up at the Info kiosk or call ext 1331.
Open Door offers various support groups throughout the school year.
Prayer Ministries provides ways, individually and corporately, to hear His voice and respond to Him. We also provide training and support for those who want to be involved in specific prayer ministries.
The Meal Ministry prepares and brings meals to people who attend Open Door and live within an hour drive of the church. Ext 1300.
Those who have been actively attending Open Door for a year or more and encounter short-term financial distress may receive a gift from the Benevolent Fund. This fund is sustained by donations provided by those in the Open Door community and are carefully dispersed. The Benevolent Fund will be kept at a sufficient level to assist those in the Open Door community who are in need. Donations given that exceed this level may be used to meet benevolence needs beyond our community. Call ext 1335 for more information.