How Caregiving Changed The Way I Relate With People

When I was fifteen, I got my first job: providing care to my neighbor who had multiple sclerosis. I struggled with the demands of the job, but ultimately found the experience rewarding enough to seek out more similar work. More than ten years later, I like to reflect on my experiences, confident in my knowledge […]

Why we call our residents “Neighbors”

“For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Galatians 5:14 (NIV) Earlier this year, our staff at Hilltop Ranch started a serious conversation around what word we would use for those who call Hilltop Ranch home. If you’re a parent around here, you might rightly say, “our […]

Introducing the Hilltop Ranch Blog!

Welcome to the new Hilltop Ranch Blog!  We hope that this will become a place where various voices can be shared and heard, and where we can progress towards enabling those who currently feel like strangers to experience the belonging of a Neighborhood.  To accomplish this goal, we’ll be sharing content from different members of […]

New LOGO, New PROJECTS, New Interest

NEW LOGO: We’re thankful to Sally Dunn for her work in designing a new logo for us. We love how she brought in our vision to provide homes that offer opportunities for our residents to SHINE! CATCH UP: Why is the lodge temporarily closed to residents? What has prompted the renovations? See the previous update […]

Changes Ahead – Building a Firmer Foundation!

Our story takes a turn… During the early months of 2021, before we hired house parents, the parents of our first four residents gave sacrificially by providing care at the lodge. Our first House Parents were hired in June, but then left early in October to live near family in Missouri – partly because their first baby was […]

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