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Flash Campaign – Help us bring the Bread of life to families in crisis

Help feed a family today HERE Many of the 400+ families that Open Arms serves in Brazil survive on day to day wages. With the current pandemic many of these families have lost their means of feeding themselves, and more are added with each day that passes.  You can help us bridge the gap in Jesus’ name. In the midst of the current Covid19

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Missionary Retreat Slideshow Retrospective

This slideshow retrospective kicked off our 2020 Open Arms Missionary Retreat back in January and traces the story of Open Arms in pictures going back to 2006. Hope you all enjoy it as much as we all did. The video begins with the theme of our retreat, “In the footsteps of the Master: People, Purpose, & Passion.” The following text reads, “You, missionary, are

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OA Camp 2020 – Praise Report

They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds,     and I will declare your greatness. – Psalm 145:6   On January 7th, a team of 21 left from Dulles Airport bound for Brazil to serve alongside Open Arms missionaries and volunteers at our 5th annual Open Arms Kids Camp.  It was really three missions in one. Part 1 was a youth camp for young

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New Program Completes 1 Year: BASE – Open Arms at School

The BASE Program (Braços AbertoS na Escola) is the Open Arms ministry that reaches our children and adolescents while they are at school. In this program, we have groups during school hours, where we apply Biblical principles to subjects like conflict resolution, drug use prevention, family dynamics, and gang activity. We also have a futsal (indoor soccer) class to provide additional discipleship time with

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Camp for Christmas

Every year, just after Christmas, the children from our various neighborhood outreach ministries join together for the highlight of the year…Kids Camp! Every year our team in Brazil, along with a team from the US, prepares games, lots of good food, arts & crafts, the swimming pool, and, most importantly, Bible teaching and small group dynamics that bring home the Hope that is found

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Open Arms Children’s Center in Lagoinha Village

“give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18   In this season of Thanksgiving, we are so thankful for all of our partners in ministry.  You all are helping bring hope, and changing the horizon of children’s lives every day, children like those in the Terena village of Lagoinha (little lake). In January

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Open Arms Gala 2019 – A Blessed Evening!

On September 28th, at The Barn at Willowbrook, Open Arms Worldwide hosted the most successful Gala Benefit in our history.  It was an evening of encouragement, challenge, wonderful food (thank you Mission BBQ!!), and even better fellowship.  Our goal for the evening was to raise $35,000 to support support 2 Agents of Hope and their mission’s needs for one full year in Brazil. We

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Thank You to our 2019 Gala – Hope & Celebrate Partners!

WE ARE SO THANKFUL FOR OUR PARTNERS IN THIS YEAR’S GALA BENEFIT DINNER! THIS WAS OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL GALA EVENT IN OUR HISTORY, AND OUR SPONSORS WERE A HUGE PART OF THAT SUCCESS!  MAY THEY BE BLESSED RICHLY AND PROSPERED IN ALL THEY DO! HOPE & CELEBRATE SPONSORS Michelle Cole w/ Long & Foster – Real Estate Agent: www.longandfoster.com/MichelleValleCole Lizares Design Group – Custom Home

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2019 Gala Benefit Business – Partners Listing

God bless our business partners! Victoria Ro Homes – Realtor: victoria@victoriarohomes.com Redwood Commercial – Commerial Real Estate, Property Management, Leasing: www.redwoodcommercial.net/ Tucker | Nong & Associates – Attorneys at Law: www.tuckerlawpllc.com/ CITY Lending Inc. – Mortgage Lending: www.citylendinginc.com/ Michelle Cole w/ Long & Foster – Real Estate Agent: www.longandfoster.com/MichelleValleCole Lizares Design Group – Custom Home Builder: www.lizaresdesigngroup.com/ The Cleaning Fairies – Home Cleaning Services: www.TheCleaningFairies.Net The Dental Company of Leesburg –

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