To serve, empower, and minister to clients in order to prevent and end hunger and homelessness through advocacy, education, housing, and coordination of services.
Open Door Ministries was established in 1995 as a merger of High Point Urban Ministry and Open Door Shelter. High Point Urban Ministries began in 1969 and provided assistance for food, clothing, and financial needs. Urban Ministry also operated a soup kitchen that serve a lunch meal (Monday - Friday). Open Door Shelter, which began in 1987, provided a homeless shelter for men, women, and children.