Open Arms seeks to hire community outreach worker

Open Arms Hispanic Ministries is looking to hire a community outreach worker. This person would be bilingual, be able to maintain a flexible schedule (up to 20 hours per week) and live in or near Wayne County. Please contact Dan King for more information at dljnking@gmail.com or 330-466-1269.

Songs & Salsa fundraiser planned

Open Arms Hispanic Ministries invites you to Songs & Salsa at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron. This event will feature music by Honeytown. Tortilla chips will be served with a variety of salsas and dips. A freewill offering will be taken.

Songs & Salsa to benefit Open Arms

Save the date: Open Arms Hispanic Ministries will hold its annual Songs & Salsa fundraising event on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at Salem Mennonite Church, 3363 Zuercher Road, Dalton. Tortilla chips will be served with a variety of salsas and dips. The group Renacer from Goshen, Indiana, will provide music. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit…

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Open Arms fundraiser set for July 17

Save the date! Open Arms Hispanic Ministries is sponsoring a Summer Fiesta Picnic on Saturday, July 17, at 4 p.m. at Oak Grove Mennonite Church, located at 7843 Smucker Road, Smithville. After more than a year of COVID-related restrictions, we will enjoy a safe, enjoyable time in Oak Grove’s beautiful picnic area. Activities include live music, a program at 5…

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Open Arms plans Fellowship Fiesta

Open Arms Hispanic Ministries will hold a fund-raising event, the Open Arms Fellowship Fiesta, on July 17 at Oak Grove Mennonite Church in Smithville. This event will be a boxed-lunch picnic. More details will follow.

Open Arms Live Online set for Sept. 19

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Open Arms Hispanic Ministries will hold an online program, “Open Arms Live Online,” on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. The program will include up­dates on how Open Arms is working to meet the needs of Hispanics during the time of COVID-19. Speakers will in­clude Open Arms Executive Director Haroldo Nunes and Dan King, who serves as chair of the…

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Hispanic families suffering more in the era of COVID-19

By Haroldo Nunes Executive Director Open Arms Hispanic Ministry Hello my sisters and brothers, I would like to start this article with a quote from Jim Wallis of Sojourners: “We believe that the ultimate test of our discipleship to Jesus Christ is how we treat the most vulnerable in society, or as Jesus refers to them in Matthew 25, ‘the…

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