Open Arms News

A Moment for the Children

Thank you for taking a moment from your day for our children. Prayer Request – One of our new volunteers in the US shared the following story with me this week, her first time serving in our homework club. “The child I was working with shared with me that he was living with his father, but that his mother and siblings stayed behind in

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Meet Agent of Hope, Sarita Romeiro

Meet my dear friend and Open Arms’ Agent of Hope, Sarita Romeiro, Tia (Aunt) Sarita as she is known among the children.  Sarita is a member and commissioned missionary of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Jardim Paulista in Assis, Brazil. She is currently partnered with the UNIEDAS church in the District of Aquidauana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil [Click for Map] Tia Sarita has

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Sterling Park Book Drive a Success!

On June 10th volunteers from Open Arms-Sterling Park, gathered at our local partner church, Sterling Park Baptist (, to sort through the 2,000+ books that were donated in our first Sully Elementary Book Drive. We had a good time dividing books by reading level and even reminiscing over some old classics that had been donated.  On the 13th we delivered the books to the

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Spring Gala 2014 Recap

The Board of Directors and field staff of Open Arms Worldwide would like to thank our sponsors and everyone who attended and worked to make the 2014 Spring Gala a success. On Thursday May 15th we gathered at the Wolf Trap Center for Education in Northern VA for an evening of good food, good music, fellowship and inspiration.  In the process we were able

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UPDATE: Brazil Soccer Club – Thank YOU!

GAME OVER!! The US upsets Brazil in a late burst of giving. The final score USA 12 uniforms vs. Brazil 7. The true winners though are the children of Open Arms. THANK YOU to everyone on both continents who participated in making this happen. You all are champions in our book! God bless you!! Deus te abençoe!!! Stay tuned for a team photo.