Special Events - Open Door Baptist Church

Victory & Vision Banquet- January 25

The Victory and Vision Banquet is our annual, semi-formal event where we project the future plans God has laid on our hearts, and rejoice in what has been done for our Lord throughout the past year. Each year we give special recognition gifts to our newest members, and enjoy a wonderful catered meal together at the beautiful Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo.

Child Dedication Services- March 16 & November 2

Are you expecting an addition to your family this year? Do you have an older child you wish to dedicate to God? There is no better time than childhood to sanctify oneself to the Lord and to His service. At our Child Dedication services we give parents an opportunity to present their children to God, and promise to raise them in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Each family will receive a certificate with their childís name and a New Testament in remembrance of the occasion.

Couples Retreat - March 28 - 29

We are delighted to host our Couples Retreat at the stunning Bellevue Hyatt Regency. Special guest, Pastor Tim Shanks will give you practical truth from God's Word to help you build your marriage, no matter what stage of life you're in. We look forward to the fellowship, the relaxation, and encouragement!

WCBC Youth Conference - April 2 - 5

Every year our Senior High youth attend the West Coast Baptist Youth Conference in Lancaster, CA. This is a good opportunity for our young people to see whatís offered from a Biblical college education by visiting the WCBC campus, but the conference also offers them great fun and outstanding preaching; this is a great spiritual opportunity for your teens.

Easter Drama- April 19 & 20

Our annual Easter Drama is an excellent opportunity to invite your friends and family to see a live dramatic presentation the true meaning of Easter. There will be two shows available, both Saturday night at 7:00 PM and Sunday morning at 11:15 AM.

24 Hours of Prayer- April 30

Each year we start our Missions Conference off with 24 Hours of Prayer. The 24-hour period prior to the start of our conference is divided into 15-minute intervals. We ask that people commit to one of those slots of time, so that our church family is praying for our missionaries and our conference for a solid 24 hours before it even begins! Sign up on the banner this year, and join us in a full day of prayer.

Ladies' Tea - May 10

Bring your mother, daughter, cousins, friendsÖ. All ladies are invited to join us for a special tea luncheon this spring.

Missions Conference- May 14 - 18

It is the aim of the 2014 Missions Conference to burden our hearts for the fields beyond. Join us each night to hear our special missionary guests. Weeknight meetings will be held every evening at 6:30 PM, regular services on Sunday.

Service Member Recognition Service- May 25

Here at Open Door we are proud of our military and civil service members. As our nation celebrates Memorial Day, we thank the many men and women who have given their lives for our country, and we honor those who continue to serve both at home and abroad. If you are an active member or veteran of our military forces or civil services, please join us on this special Sunday so we can have an opportunity to honor you and say thank you. Service men and women are encouraged to wear their uniforms on this special day.

Music Night- June 8

Open Door hosts a yearly special night of musical performance. Come and enjoy the very best presentation of music from the Open Door choir and individual performers on this special Sunday at 6 PM.

Freedom Celebration- June 29

Join us this year in celebrating our freedom on our nationís 238th birthday! We have a family BBQ, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones and much more! There will be patriotic music, fun games for kids of all ages and a great opportunity for all to get involved. Spend this special day with us!

Summer Camp- July 7-12 & August 4-9

No summer is complete without camp! We are proud to attend Camp Northwest in Mossyrock, WA each year, and your children are sure to have a blast during these great weeks of fun and focus on the Lord. In 2014, childrenís week (for grades 3-7) will be July 7-12 and youth week (for grades 7-12) will be August 4-9. Donít let them miss it- send your kids to camp this summer.

Bible Conference- August 24 - 28

Get "filled" with God's Word at our 2014 Bible Conference! With a line up of special guest preachers and great music, you are sure to receive a blessing! Our conference begins Sunday morning. Monday through Thursday services will begin at 6:30 PM.

Lighthouse Parade - September 6

This will be our second year walking in the annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Parade. Walk with scripture signs or ride the church bus- join us in representing our Lord and our church to the local community. We will finish the afternoon with a special lunch.

Menís Retreat- September 26 - 27

Our annual Menís Retreat is always a great time. These two days of preaching, singing, and fellowship around Godís Word are sure to be a blessing to men of all ages. You will not want to miss it.

Round Up Day & Chili Cook-Off/45th Church Anniversary - October 12

The competition will be smokiní at our annual chili cook-off! On this special Sunday, wear your western attire, make your best chili and join us for a great day of down-home fellowship with pony rides for the kids, popcorn, and prize drawings for the family. Donít forget to ďround-upĒ some friends to join in the fun. And join us back on that evening at 6 PM as we celebrate 45 years of ministry in the Lynnwood community!

Ladiesí 24 Hours of Power Retreat - October 17 - 18

Get ready ladies- this is a 24 retreat just for you! Block out this time from 3 PM, Friday to 3 PM, Saturday for some fun, relaxation, and spiritual renewal.

Childrenís Drive-In Movie Night - October 25

Each year our childrenís ministry gathers cardboard boxes from far and near to transform them into cars. They ďdriveĒ them to our Fellowship Hall to watch a movie and eat hot dogs, popcorn and candy! There are games, fun and prizes for all. Your kids are sure to have a blast!

Northwest Youth Conference - November 6 - 8

Every year our Junior High youth attend the Northwest Youth Conference in Portland, OR. This three-day conference is hosted by the Greater Portland Baptist Church and offers not only great fun, but also phenomenal preaching; this is a great spiritual opportunity for your teens.

Veterans Day Service- November 9

Once each year our nation honors those who serve in our armed forces with a special day of recognition. Here at Open Door we salute you as well with a special Sunday service. If you are an active member or veteran of our military forces, please join us on Sunday, November 9, 2014 so we can have an opportunity to honor you and say thank you. Service men and women are encouraged to wear their uniforms on that day.

Ladies Cookie Exchange - December 6

Donít miss our annual Christmas Cookie Exchange. Bring cookies by the dozen (as many as you want) and exchange the same amount with other ladies in our church. This is a great opportunity to fellowship, get to know others and enjoy some delicious and diverse treats of the season.

Christmas Concert- December 20 & 21

The Open Door choir will present a wonderful program of Christmas music for your listening pleasure. At this special time of year, when peopleís minds turn to messages of peace and joy, take the opportunity to invite a neighbor or co-worker to this special event. There will be two performances: Saturday evening at 7:00 PM and Sunday morning at 11:15 AM.

Watch Night Service - December 31

What better way to bring in the New Year than by watching for the Lordís return? At this special service we will share in special music, preaching, and fellowship. The fun will begin on this Wednesday evening at 7 PM. Services will end by 11:00 PM for those who wish to travel home early; the rest are invited to stay and us in celebrating the entrance of 2015.


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