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 project the charity runs to help us support those who need a break in our beautiful retreat centre but can’t afford it.

Support The Charity

Donations... If you would like to support us with finances you can do so by: Sending a one off gift, ... Read More

Activities and Fundraising

Activities The following activities are supported by charitable funding: Read More

Gift Aid Scheme

One of the advantages of supporting us through this site is that it's easy to Gift Aid your support for us! ...or Support our Fundraising events! Coming along and supporting our fundraising events, such as open days, which will be advertised on the events section of the website The Gift Aid scheme Under the Government's Gift Aid scheme, it is now very easy for taxpayers to increase the value of their donations, by filling in a Gift Aid Form and posting this with their donation. Read More

HOD Charity Project: The Samaritan's Inn Fund

Would you like to help someone in need have a holiday at HOD? “The next day the Samaritan took out two denarii and handed them to the inn-keeper and said “Look after him”.” (Luke 10:35) The Samaritan’s Inn Fund has been set up so that we can help those who need a break but can’t afford it. Read More

Karibu Nyumbani - Welcome Home Ministries

Fiona and Ludmi from The House of the Open Door and Ester from Agape Community in Dar es Salaam have set  up an orphanage in Tanzania. They are always looking for support and funds and we are seeking to support them all in any way we can. Read More