Welcome to H. O. D.

Welcome to the House of the Open Door Community!

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The Retreat Centre

Welcome to our beautiful 17th century Retreat Centre We are on the edge of the quiet village of Childswickham, two miles from Broadway in the Vale of Evesham. For those who enjoy a good walk in beautiful scenery, we are surrounded by excellent walking country on the edge of the Cotswold Hills with an abundance of pretty 'olde worlde' villages. ... ...
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Events

Events at the House of the Open Door community:  Diary of upcoming events and details of regular events -  Friday Nights , Summer at HOD  ,  Men's Breakfast ...
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Community

About the House of the Open Door Community: Our Vision About Us , our History and Influences through the Years ...

Prayer

"My House will be called a house of prayer for all nations..." (Mark 11 v 17) Prayer is a central part of our Vision in community, and underpins our Community life together and our work, activities and outreach. We invite those visiting to take part in prayer and teaching in a number of ways. There are many opportunities to come to ... ...
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The Discipleship Community

Serving the Lord in a residential community is a challenging and wonderful way of life!  In the Discipleship Community we offer young people aged 18 to 30 the opportunity to come and share in the challenge and the wonder of our way of life together. ¨ The challenge is to get along  with and grow to love the people God has ... ...
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Outreach

As part of the   Vision of community, we seek to reach out to the world and the Church through activities which proclaim the Gospel of Jesus.   ...
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The Charity

The House of the Open Door became a registered charity in 1994 (charity number 1064343 ) under the category Advancement of the Christian Religion. Patrons: Archbishop Kevin McDonald Rt. Rev John Went Professor David, Lord Alton of Liverpool See pages below about the charity's purpose and operation. We include pages on our current projects, including The Samaritan's Inn Fund , a ... ...
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Belief Statement / What we Offer

Belief Statement “The beliefs and teachings of the House of the Open Door Community are based on the Bible which teaches that trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ for salvation from sin is the only way to be reconciled to God. ...