Open Door

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The Open Door Ministry is more about Love and Friendship…

Blog Post by Cade Patterson: Open door has been and continues to be a blessing. It is a shared experience of love and friendship with people that I would otherwise never encounter. The first time I volunteered I was taken aback by the people there. I was expecting to see all these people from church … Continue reading

Open Door & Fig Leaf Ministry Updates

In December 2014, Open Door served brunch to 748 guests, including a special Christmas dinner.   Fig Leaf served 237 guests. (It was not open one week due to IHN.) On the Saturday before Christmas sixty children were given special Christmas gifts, and all adult guests were given a gift bag. In addition to numerous individuals … Continue reading

Micah 6 Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted by: Jane Leifeste Volunteers needed for Micah 6 Street Youth Ministry which serves youth, ages 30 and down, who are dependent on the streets in the University area.  We are in need of volunteers for the Sunday Drop-In and the Cold Weather Shelter.  Both take place at University Baptist, 2107 San Antonio. The Drop-In … Continue reading

Fig Leaf Donations & Open Door Updates

Fig Leaf is now accepting donations again of your gently used clothes, shoes, and other clothing items again. The donation bin has returned to its old location beside the elevator at the north entrance. On Saturday, July 19th, Open Door provided sack lunches to 216 guests and Fig Leaf assisted 96 guests. Assisting UUMC and … Continue reading

Love Works & Open Door Angel Tree

The LoveWorks and Open Door Angel Tree will take place again this year during the Alternative Gift Market.  The tree is decorated with  2 tags each  for over 60 adorable children who count on us for a very special Christmas with Santa delivering just what they asked for.    Please take one or more tags … Continue reading

Open Door Hires Social Worker

Open Door Ministry has recently hired Laura Westerlage, MDIV/MSSW, to be a part of the UUMC team dedicated to connecting our community members to the resources they need. Below is Laura’s introduction of herself and her hopes of working with UUMC: “Most of you at UUMC don’t know me, but as of a few weeks … Continue reading