Our Mission & Vision

At Open Heart UMC, we strive to live with the heart of Jesus and celebrate "A Kingdom of God Worldview"

This means that we are an intentional, inclusive diverse faith community, welcoming all people ~ Acts 2:5-111 Corinthians: 12:1

We believe in justice (Good News for the Poor) ~ Isaiah 61

We believe that the power of loving and living like Jesus changes lives.  -Pslam 51-10

We live by grace (experienced & demonstrated through our relationships) ~ Ephesians 2:8-10

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Ministering to Youth in South Rapid & Beyond

Our FREE Tuesday faith-based after-school program for youth in grades 6th through 8th takes place very Tuesday through May. We offer a safe place for youth to unwind, eat, play games, share in Christian fellowship, and receive homework help.

— Pastor Holly Sortland

Tabitha's Closet

Open on Sundays from 10:00am to 11:30am, and Tuesdays from 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Tabitha's Closet is a free clothing store named for Tabitha in the Book of Acts. You can also call the church office at 605.343.1813 to make shopping arrangements, or like and follow our Tabitha's Closet Facebook page. We provide clothes and shoes for infants, children, and adults, and also provide diapers for families in need through a partnership with Volunteers of America.


Watch our video to learn how we're living out our mission in South Rapid City and beyond!

Open Heart UMC- loving with the heart of Jesus!