In 1985, Richard R. Carr born in Macon, Georgia went on a mission trip to the island of Haiti. At the very same time, Karen L. Maynor, of Asheville, NC was also on a mission trip to Haiti. It was there they met and six months later they were married. One year later their first child Kelly Richard Carr was born. Kelly evangelized with his parents for the first two years of his life. After several more years of itinerate evangelism Richard and Karen felt led of God to move to south Georgia and work in the ministry. In 1995, their daughter, Meredith Gloria Carr was born. In January of 1996 Richard & Karen founded and established Open Door Fellowship Church, in Poulan GA. In June of 1998, Karen's brother Evangelist Jim Maynor joined Open Door Outreach Ministries and birthed Open Door Evangelistic Outreach. Within a few months the ministry expanded to include Open Door Missions Outreach which led to outreaches in Ghana, West Africa and Haiti. In March, 1999, Karen and Richards third child was born, Joseph Nathaniel Carr. Richard and Karen both pastor at Open Door Fellowship Church and also evangelize in revivals and seminars. Richard is also the Missions Director for Open Door Outreach Ministries, Inc, and Karen is the Secretary & Treasurer. She is also Chancellor of Southwest Georgia Theological Seminary.
You may contact us to find out more about Open Door Fellowship Church and our upcoming events. Also if your are interested in Open Door Outreach Missions or Open Door Evangelistic Outreach please feel free to call us at 229-776-1229 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Feel free to view our upcoming church schedule.