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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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New Open Arms Charity Wishlist on Amazon

We’ve created a new way for our friends to get involved in the ministry of Open Arms in a direct and tangible way, by launching our Open Arms Worldwide charity wishlist on Amazon.com.  Just access your Amazon account via www.smile.amazon.com, and then click on this link – Open Arms Wishlist You will immediately get to see some of the material needs of the outreach

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A Word from our President and Founder

On behalf of the whole Open Arms family, our founder, Mike Meyers, would like to take moment to share some highlights from the 2018 ministry year with you.  We have so much to be thankful for, and so much to look forward to in 2019.  Enjoy! Help us reach our goal of $40,000 by December 31st by giving online Via Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/donate/366097947294471/?fundraiser_source=external_url or directly through

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“One Such Child” inaugural line of Open Arms Gear has arrived!

We are thrilled to introduce our very first line of Open Arms Gear, the “One Such Child” collection, to benefit the work of Open Arms and help you to spread the hope of Christ in your own mission field. The designs in Open Arms’ “One Such Child” collection were created by some of the very children that Open Arms works with in Brazil. The

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Open Arms “Art Company” Dance Team Wins Big in Argentina!

  This past weekend the children of Open Arms that participate in the dance ministry with Art Company dance school, under the direction of nationally recognized instructor Gisele Vieira, traveled by bus to Argentina to participate in their first ever international dance competition.   Many of these children have never even traveled outside their own city, much less their country.  With the financial support of many generous sponsors

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