880 Asylum Ave. (2nd Floor)
Hartford, CT. 06105

(church) 860.527.3667 / 860.527.2491

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Service Times:

  • Sunday Service 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Tuesdays & Fridays 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    The Sanctuary will be open to those who want to spend time with God as they read the Bible or pray on an individual basis.

  • SUPER Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Midday mini sermon followed by a take out snack. (e.g. soup or a sandwich)

  • Thursday 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Thursday 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Bible Study

    One - On -One Counseling, Premarital Counseling, tutoring, and more will be available by appointment only.


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Welcome To The Open Door !

About Us and What We Do as A Ministry:

PastorsWe are just a group of imperfect people striving to live a life for God. No matter where you are in this life, we hope you’ll find a place to connect to Jesus and one another at The Ministry of The Open Door.

Demonstrating the love of Jesus & impacting the lives of others.

We're the Ruffins.
We welcome you in the name of Jesus Christ. The Ministry of The Open Door has been gifted in working with people that have been wounded and have faced discouragement in life.

This is a spiritual hospital, a place of refreshing and a launching pad. It's also a place of new beginnings, new hope, and a place where we strive to make disciples of God.

The Ministry of The Open Door is made up of ordinary people whom God loves and has hand picked for Himself. In this place, it is okay to acknowledge there have been some bumps along the way. We thank God that He has been and will always be with us, no matter what we're going through.

Some people come to The Ministry of The Open Door in hopes of making a change for the better; some for the comfort of being around others who love God, some because they feel the call of God on their lives, and some because of the love. There is a feeling of "family" here, and a person is not a stranger for long.

Our Vision + Mission Statement:

John 10:9

"I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture..”

Luke 14:16-23

16 Jesus replied with this story: “A man prepared a great feast and sent out many invitations. 17 When the banquet was ready, he sent his servant to tell the guests, ‘Come, the banquet is ready.’ 18 But they all began making excuses. One said, ‘I have just bought a field and must inspect it. Please excuse me.’ 19 Another said, ‘I have just bought five pairs of oxen, and I want to try them out. Please excuse me.’ 20 Another said, ‘I now have a wife, so I can’t come.’

 21 “The servant returned and told his master what they had said. His master was furious and said, ‘Go quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and invite the poor, the crippled, the blind, and the lame.’ 22 After the servant had done this, he reported, ‘There is still room for more.’ 23 So his master said, ‘Go out into the country lanes and behind the hedges and urge anyone you find to come, so that the house will be full.

Whether during captivating weekend worship services, or at a weekly Bible study, at The Ministry of the Open Door our mission is to:

  • Restore health to the wounded and strength to the weak.
  • Show forth the love of God to those who feel unloved, devalued and alone.
  • Be God's instruments of healing on this earth.
  • Make disciples of Christ

Pointing always to Jesus, the Author of our faith, the Lifter of our heads and the Restorer of our souls.

At The Ministry of the Open Door , we strongly believe that each person is designed with a purpose — a purpose to live our lives for Christ and through this, we use our talents and gifts to serve Him and grow His kingdom. We are made to serve Him. We hope and pray that you will take a few moments to explore this site and all of the opportunities to get involved a The Ministry of The Open Door.

For more info. Please email at : contact@ministryoftheopendoor.com
Office: (860) 527.3667 / Direct : (860) 527.2491


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