Open Arms News

Let the Bidding Begin! Our First Mobile Auction!

We are so excited to announce that our auction has gone mobile this year! The Silent Auction at the Open Arms 10th Anniversary Gala will be using Handbid – a mobile silent auction platform that allows you to bid from your smartphone.  The best news is, you don’t have to be at the Gala to participate!   The Auction officially opens (insert drum roll

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10 Year Anniversary Party and You’re Invited!

Whether you’ve been a part of the Open Arms family for a long time or you are just checking us out, you are invited to join us at our 10-Year Anniversary Gala! We’ll be joined by three Open Arms missionaries from Brazil to encourage us with their testimonies and be encouraged by our fellowship with them. For 10 years Open Arms has been bringing hope to

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Open Arms News – 2nd Quarter 2016

Open Arms Worldwide News 2nd Quarter – 2016 OAW Opens 3rd Indigenous Children’s Outreach This quarter a team from our headquarters in Assis, Brazil came alongside another OA agent of hope, Sarita Romeiro, to kick-off our 3rd mission outreach in the indigenous area of central-western Brazil.  Please be praying for Sarita as she is now overseeing 4 mission locations in an area that is

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Another Testimony of Hope

“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”   John 8:36 Hugo was a young man who was in youth detention in Brazil for murder. The team from Open Arms’ “Project Zadok” ministered the gospel to Hugo some three years ago in prison and he received Jesus as his Savior.  Our team continued to disciple him even after he was

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Open Arms in the Amazon with Justice & Mercy International

Pastor’s Conference Trailer from Peter Philip Von Kahle on Vimeo. For the third straight year Open Arms has been privileged to participate in Justice & Mercy International’s (Justice & Mercy Amazon) annual Jungle Pastor’s Conference in the Amazon rain forest just outside the city of Manaus, Brazil. www.justiceandmercyamazon.com  President & Founder of Open Arms, Pastor Mike Meyers, along with OA missionary and Vice-president of Brazilian

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Field Report: Brazil Camp 2016!

“You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.” Psalm 30:11 In January we held our largest ever camp in our headquarters city of Assis inBrazil. 350 children (5-16 years of age) and 100 volunteers from 7 of our community ministry locations came together for worship, games (many of them in the rain and mud), arts, lots of good food, and a series of messages

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Open Arms News for December 2015

    Open Arms Worldwide News December, 2015 So close! Help us reach our giving target for 2015 Financial Stewardship God has blessed us with tremendous success on the field this year. We have seen more communities and children given access to Open Arms programs in Brazil and the United States. Our “Agents of Hope” are on the front lines working directly with children, their families, and

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New Open Arms Project in Assis!

“Many, LORD my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would be too many to declare.“ Psalm 40:5 (Photo: Valdinei “Nei” Tapia and Ricardo bring the word to the children) On November 7th we inaugurated our newest Open Arms project in a neighborhood

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Champions on the field and off

Assis – SP, Brazil- August 2015 Since May the boys of the Open Arms Futebol Club of Assis have been competing in the Regional U11, U13, and U15 Youth Championships. I should point out that this championship boasts the participation of the all-star teams from all of the cities in the region and is hotly contested. On the other hand, all of Open Arms’

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