Open Doors United Methodist Church

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116 North Third St. , Kiester , MN 56051
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595 First Ave. SW , Wells , MN 56097
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Trunk or Treat - 2019

posted on October 11

Mark the date and start planning for this year's Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 27! 1st Avenue west of the church will be blocked off to allow for lots and lots of decorated trunks and Trunk or ...

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Jamaica Team Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

posted on September 14

The Jamaica Mission Team will be hosting a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. 4:30-8:00 p.m. The Jamaica team will be your waiters and waitresses for the evening. They will receive a...

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Country Store - September 14 & 15

posted on September 13

Shop at the Country Store, open for TWO days, Saturday and Sunday, September 14 & 15. The Community is invited! Saturday Hours: 9:00am - 11:00am  Sunday Hours: 10:30am - 12:30pm with Lunch from ...

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September Mission Focus is Gift of Life Transplant House

posted on September 13

In August, Open Doors UMC began a new ministry called “Mission-A-Month.” Collecting school supplies was our first mission.  September’s mission project is The Gift of Life Transplant House, located ...

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New Women's Book Study Beginning June 10

posted on May 28

Busyness drains our souls and harms our bodies. When you don't have a moment to be still, how can the still, small voice of God's wisdom and love speak into your life? Shauna Niequist was in a season...

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List of Church Auction Items

posted on May 09

Check back often. Items are added daily.       Last updated: May 18, 5:30 pm * Photo is available     Item Donator $50 Gift Certificate & “Cat Miracles” book All Pets, Mapleton ...

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Open Doors UMC Expands E-Giving Options

posted on November 13

We're trying to make life easier. With our new electronic giving options, making donations is easy, fast, and so convenient. Open Doors UMC now offers an app for smartphone users, a secure donation ...

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Open Doors UMC mentioned in feature article on umc.org

posted on November 01

  Open Doors United Methodist Church is mentioned in a feature article by United Methodist Communications writer, Joe Iovino, posted October 26, 2018, on the UMC.org website. Several months ago, Joe ...

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Open Doors UMC Launches Groundbreaking Bible Reading Campaign

posted on September 16

"The Bible is central to our faith," said Pastor Chris Leistra of Open Doors United Methodist Church, "but many people are intimidated by its scope and size. The Story gives us a way to journey from ...

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Farewell and Welcoming Plans set for Pastor Transition

posted on May 24

It is the intention of Bishop Bruce Ough to appoint the Reverend Christopher Leistra as pastor of Open Doors United Methodist Church in Wells and Kiester as of July 1, 2018, and acting on behalf of ...

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Christopher Leistra Appointed as Open Doors UMC's next Pastor

posted on April 23

It is the intention of Bishop Bruce Ough to appoint the Reverend Christopher Leistra as pastor of Open Doors United Methodist Church in Wells and Kiester as of July 1, 2018, and acting on behalf of ...

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Open Doors UMC demonstrates service to others with its first Serve Day - March 18

posted on March 20

     “Loving God, Serving People” is Open Doors United Methodist Church’s mission statement. On Sunday, March 18, the congregation and guests of Open Doors UMC had the opportunity to do both by having...

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The Worship Arrangement for the 2018 Season of Lent

posted on February 15

Join us on Sundays for a unique worship experience through Lent, 9am at Wells, and an equally unique experience at our Kiester location at 10:30am. Our worship series is "Rehab" - week 1 - "Wilderness...

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Open Doors UMC - Wells Campus sanctuary upgrade completed!

posted on January 31

New carpet, paint, upgraded lighting, and a very special gift of new modular, cushioned pews has transformed the sanctuary of the Wells Campus of Open Doors UMC. The majority of the work was being ...

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January 28, 2018, Sermon

posted on January 28

Click on the title above to view a video of the sermon from January 28, titled "Teaching with Authority," based on Mark 1:21-28.  

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January 21, 2018, Sermon

posted on January 21

Click on the title above to view a video of the sermon from January 21, titled "The Calling of the Disciples," based on Mark 1:14-20.  

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January 14, 2018, Sermon

posted on January 14

Click on the title above to view a video of the sermon from January 14, titled "Come and See," based on John 1:43-51.  

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January 7, 2018, Sermon

posted on January 07

For the month of January, Open Doors UMC-Wells Campus is having worship services in the basement while the sanctuary is getting renovated. Since there is no video recording equipment in the basement, ...

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All Saints Day, Baptism, Communion, and Full House!

posted on November 30

What a wonderful service on November 5, 2017! We celebrated the saints, those loved ones who left us this past year, and welcomed a new little one into God's family through Holy Baptism.

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Trunk or Treat - 2017

posted on November 02

Our very first Trunk or Treat event was SO fun! We're looking forward to next year and an even bigger and better event. Trick or treaters were busy outside and inside, where there were snacks and ...

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Trunk or Treat - 2017

posted on November 02

Our very first Trunk or Treat event was SO fun! We're looking forward to next year and an even bigger and better event. Trick or treaters were busy outside and inside, where there were snacks and ...

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