Ministry & Mission

Serving ages infant to five.
Open Arms Child Development Center is a four-star rated, Class A facility that is dedicated to sharing with each child and their parents God's unconditional love, so that children and families may grow, mature, and become full devoted followers of Christ.
Serving ages 5 to 13.
Open Arms Community Center offers before and after school care as well as day camps for all major holidays and the entire summer. OACC programs build character, values, and positive behavior by focusing on Jesus.

Open Arms is proud to sponsor Slidell Cub Scout Pack 347!

Open Arms collects donations for the following local ministries:


(985) 646-0357
Non-perishable food items can be placed in the basket in the church lobby. CCC is a centralized assistance agency located in East St. Tammany Parish that provides basic necessities to individuals and families in crisis.


(985) 218-0311
Baby wipes and diapers (infant/toddler/adult) can be placed in the tub located in the foyer in front of the church office. Holy Diapers provides diapers and wipes of all sizes to families in need.


(985) 259-4781
Canned or jarred food items can be placed in the wooden blessing box located in front of the Community Center on Louisiana Avenue.
Each year, Open Arms hosts Praying Pelican Missions teams  -  groups of young people on mission who come to bless our community with their service.  PPM exists to build up, encourage, and assist the local Church in serving and reaching their communities for Christ.