Who we are at Open Door

Church of the Open Door is a community of believers in Jesus Christ, firmly committed to the truths of God’s Word and grace. Our desire is to cultivate a family atmosphere where we can all grow in grace. Our deepest desire is that Church of the Open Door be used by God to meet the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of people in the San Gabriel Valley, and those in other regions and nations as well.

David Anderson

Lead Pastor

From Hope Street to the Hillside

Our History

Since 1915, Church of the Open Door has been home to tremendous vision through a community of faith. For 70 years, we were located in downtown Los Angeles, often identified by the "Jesus Saves" signs, visible from the surrounding freeways. Through pastoral changes, campus changes, and world culture changes, our goal has remained the same: to share the good news of the Gospel and make disciples to Jesus Christ both here and around the world.

Our Beliefs

God has called Church of the Open Door to draw people to His Son so that His eternal purpose for every person can be realized. That’s our mission – to help you know Jesus and His purpose for your life. Behind this mission is our historic and deep commitment to the Gospel of Christ and the inerrancy of the Scriptures. Accomplishing this mission will come about as we fulfill the basic responsibilities of every local church: worship, instruction, fellowship and evangelism. We sense that God has given us a distinct assignment as a local church. We’re excited! We invite you to join us as we, together, pursue lives of eternal significance in Christ Jesus.
our team

Meet Us


David Anderson

Lead Pastor

Ryan Berkman

Student Ministries Pastor

Jessica Lee

Children's Pastor

David Newkirk

Next Generation Pastor

David Schaller

Associate Pastor


Kellie Adamian

Graphic Artist

Jared Almedras

Worship and Tech Coordinator

Ben Andersen

Properties Team

Judy Cocoris

Senior Ministry Coordinator

Tiffany Czarnota

CODkids & Student Ministries Admin Assistant

Alli Elder

Co-Junior High Lead

Ethan Fortner

Properties Team

Annette Greek

Properties Supervisor

Justin Gonzalez

Worship Intern

LeeAnn Jackson

Social Media Coordinator

Lisa Joens

Website and Video Production Coordinator

Melissa Muller

CODlittles Coordinator

Michele Oswandel


Mark Read

Properties Technician

Elijah Regan

Campus Security

Shelly Schaller

Executive Administrator
Contact / Location

Contact info

123, New Lenox, Chicago IL 60606

Gathering Times


8:00am, 9:15am, 11:00am

Events / Calendar