Help serve Vermilion by hosting a trunk to provide and serving candy to kids and families in a family-friendly event for our community.
Help serve Lorain by hosting a trunk to provide and serving candy to kids and families in a family-friendly event for our community.
Help serve Avon Lake by hosting a trunk to provide and serve candy to kids and families in a family-friendly event for our community.
Join your guide, Fred Woodward, on a journey through God’s Word. From Genesis, all the way to Revelation, explore the Bible as it tells an amazing story. Trek 26 will help you understand that story as a whole, enabling us to share God’s Word more effectively with others. Trek 26 is a journey that those, from the student to the seeker, will want to take.
Get away with the guys and focus on advancing on our mission as men. God calls on men to become like Jesus and make disciples, have His kingdom come, heal and set the captives free. Take a weekend away and gather with other men for a time of renewal and refreshment and prepare to advance His kingdom.
Many churches push membership, we like to push to become more like Jesus above all else. Membership at Open Door is simply a step towards belonging in a way that is more focused commitment and responsibility as an invested member of the family. Come and explore that step with us.
GriefShare a special seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time.
God wants you to know His Word even more than you do. He is not trying to hide Himself and His Word behind the pages of Scripture. Explore God’s Word and begin the adventure of knowing God better through the pages of Scripture.
DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce.
Belong 101 provides a candid, engaging look at Church of the Open Door for new (or relatively new) guests. Participants meet with Lead Pastor, Jim Mindling, and Elyria Campus staff. This intimate setting allows guests to get to know us and us to be present in their lives, listening for opportunities to partner with, pray for and serve them as they explore Open Door.
Explore Open Door Lorain and discover what we are all about, including our vision, mission, and history.
Show your church family that you belong to Jesus! Baptism is your chance to demonstrate that you identify with Jesus’ death to your old self and have been resurrected into new life. It symbolizes the transformation that trust in Christ brings and visually tells the story of the Gospel.
Celebrate the Christmas season together with others with a special Christmas Dinner and Christmas Caroling with Pastor Pierce Brown.
Watch Season 2 of The Chosen in a community with your church family and dig deeper into God’s Word and who He is as we study along with each episode. This is a great event to which you can invite your family and friends. It also is a great event to invite someone who is checking out Jesus but is not yet ready to come to church on a Sunday.
The Mom to Mom group is a ministry where young moms receive support from other mothers in their roles as mothers and wives. Moms will also receive spiritual encouragement from peers and mentor moms.
Connecting with other women is a really important part of discipleship. Discover IF:Table, and a way to gather with women around a table once a month for conversation about following God and giving Him away.
Celebrate Recovery is a weekly Christ-centered ministry to help people recover from various forms of hurts, hang-ups, and habits, and be able to make the healing choices that will help them become Christlike in life.