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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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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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News from Project Zadok

From Agent of Hope, Bruno Fernando Gomes “Hello brothers, todays Team Zadok visit to the Youth Detention Center was very blessed, we were very well received by guards and employees. They arrived saying that we could play soccer with the boys (which they hadn’t permitting recently). During our object lessons and teaching activities they were very engaged. In the message we talk about values,

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Dance Team wins 1st Place in National Competition! Argentina’s Next!

The Art Company/Open Arms dance team competed in one of Brazil’s largest national dance competitions this month. With more than 2,000 dancers competing and judges, dancers, and instructors from around the world (including several from here in the US) this was the biggest stage yet for our kids. And guess what? They won 1st place for their category! Fourteen (14) of these young people

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OA Dance Team qualifies for Argentina!

Fourteen children from Open Arms’ Hip Hop dance team have qualified for an international competition in Argentina! Most of these kids have never been out of their state, let alone country. They have set themselves apart for the gospel themed routines that address major social issues impacting them, like child abuse, poverty, and violence. We can help them get there. The cost per child

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