Archive for September, 2012


Friday, September 28th, 2012:

Mid-Week Training and Prayer Discipleship Classes Sunday School Classes Read More →

Sunday School Classes

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

Primary Department Class Age Instructors Location Nursery 0-4 years Sis. S.Rice Mitchell Hall – Back Level Beginners 5-6 years Sis. S.Berry Annex – Lower Level, Rm 006 Primary #1 7 years Sis. A.Smith & Sis. A.Higgins Mitchell Hall – Back Level Primary #2 8-10 years Mother G.Ross & Sis. L.Rollins Mitchell Hall – Main Level Children’s New Membership 6-12 years Sis. W.Hopkins & Sis. B.Wilson Mitchell Hall – Main Level Junior Department Class Age Instructors Location Junior Class #2 11 years Sis.S.Stephens & Sis.N.Hopkins Annex – Lower Level, Rm 004 Intermediate Class 12-14 years Sis. T. Roberts & Sis. J. Higgins […] Read More →

Our Beliefs

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

What We Believe 1. All Have Sinned: We believe the Scriptures teach that all have sinned and need redemption (freedom from bondage). We acknowledge that Jesus Christ is the source of our salvation and all must accept Him through faith. Romans 3:23 2. Consequences of Sin: We believe that sin is anything that is contrary to the law or will of God. When we do what God has forbidden, and when we do not do what He commands, we sin. There are consequences for both. Sin separates us from God and puts us in bondage. Romans 6:23 3. Salvation Through […] Read More →

Our Staff

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

Pastor Joseph Hopkins, III Associate Ministers N. Davis, Associate Minister C. Rogers, Associate Minister R. Smartt, Associate Minister A. Wilson, Associate Minister Supporting Staff B. Brooks, Secretary Read More →

Our Ministries

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

The ministries at The Open Door Missionary Baptist Church are in existence in response to the mandate given by Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Matthew 5:13 which states “Ye are the salt of the earth…”  Salt has a number of positive properties. It heals, preserves, disinfects, and makes unsavory things tasteful. Each one of our ministries is designed to accomplish these four things in the Spirit. The duty of the Church is to be a source of ministry, help and hope for the surrounding neighborhood, greater community, the city, state and nation. All of our auxiliaries, groups and […] Read More →

Our History

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

Open Door 1945 Open Door 1948 1924 In February 1924, Rev. E.D. Berry and his wife were led by the Holy Spirit to find a place to minister to Christian believers. With only a few members and their meeting room on the second floor above a laundromat located at 7516 Woodland Ave., this body of believers became The Open Door Missionary Baptist Church. 1938 As the membership grew, more space was required. In 1938, the church moved to 2566 E. 83rd Street. On January 31, 1939, Rev. Berry was called home by God. Rev. E.L. Brown and Rev. J.W. Howard […] Read More →

Recycling Project

Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

We are asking YOU to help the Open Door Missionary Baptist Church reach their monthly Paper Recycling Goal! Please recycle any of the following items: Newspapers Pamphlets Flattened Cardboard Boxes Magazines Paperback Books Junk Mail Shopping/Office Booklets We solicit Your ongoing support! Let’s WIN for OUR Community by reducing the wastes in landfills through Recycling! The River Valley Paper Recyling Bin is located in the main Parking Lot of the Open Door Missionary Baptist Church. Read More →


Thursday, September 27th, 2012:

    Title Click Here Messenger Date Time Spiritual Warfare Series; The 7 Steps In Temptation! Listen Pastor J. Hopkins, III 8/18/2019 38:32 min Lo I Am With You! Listen Min. N. Davis 7/7/2019 24:02 min Walking With God and Living a Life of Truth! Listen Rev. C. Rogers 5/5/2019 25:51 min Happy Seniors Day; “Living By Faith That Work”! Is Your Faith Living, Dead, Or On Life Support? Listen Min. R. Smartt 7/14/2019 27:21 min Living The Crucified Life! Listen Min. A. Wilson 8/4/2019 32:08 min A Mother’s Day Message!! Listen Sis. Catherine Wilson (Mother) 5/12/2019 11:00 min Mother’s Day Message: […] Read More →

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