Mission: James 1:27 "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this; to look after orphans and widows in their distress..." The ministry of Home on The Range was founded in 1997 and has been the vision of the founder since 1990. Our board of Trustees is an international board with members from Canada, Scotland, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, and USA.Traveling throughout the world, while ministering and evangelizing through productions, we have witnessed the helpless children living under porches of the local stores and begging for food. Homeless, hungry and helpless we at Home On The Range seek to bring them hope.We can provide permanent homes for children like this in our own back yard and around the world.The founders have personally taken into their home on several occasions, destitute widows who had nowhere else to go. Helping these widows get back on their feet and giving them hope, they saw a great need. We believe through the mentorship of the widows, they can offer much to the children. Both groups can be served at the same time, while having a productive and wonderful life. We are continually conducting fundraisers to purchase our first farm. We plan to have "family farms" in different states as well as international. It is our desire at Home On The Range to bring hope to these helpless children, giving them a safe and loving place to call home. We believe the nurturing by widows of the homeless children coming to live at Home On The Range, is a perfect match. Each has so much to offer the other.There will be farm animals raised on these farms and fields planted, where we plan to grow a lot of our own food. Everyone will be responsible for helping to take of the farm."Home on The Range where there is always hope."
Teri Butler did an excellent job coordinating our visit to Catacamas, Honduras. We shared time with the local people, and worked with them to lay bricks for the fence to protect the orphanage in a fantastic experience.
We worked and played with the kids; seeing the smiles on their faces, and the joy we bring to them and they bring to us during our Vacation Bible School (VBS) classes is a memorable experience everyone should be able to live.
I went on a mission trip with Christ the Lord Lutheran Church to Catacamas, Honduras in June, 2009 with Teri Butler. We worked on the construction project for an orphanage that Home on the Range Ministries is building there. We also had the opportunity to minister to over 500 Honduran children using Christian drama, song and dance during the Vacation Bible School we presented. Teri, myself and a few of the missionaries from our church in Lawrenceville, Georgia, are working together to plan a benefit concert to raise funds for the orphanage. The May 1, 2010 concert will feature area Christian dance companies, drama and music groups. Teri is an extraordinary woman with a God-given compassion for everyone she encounters, especially children. She is totally committed to her calling and I strongly feel that the orphanage project will have a profound impact on the lives of many children and widows in Honduras.
I was part of the dance ministry for many years with Teri Butler, when we attended Trinity Church International. Her dream and vision was to answer God's calling on her life and step forward to start up Home On The Range Ministries International. She did just that and whenever God opens the door, untold blessings have come forth and many have been blessed. The more funds come in for travel, the more she will follow her calling and GO where the Lord leads. When God decides, God provides. Everything this ministry (and Teri) does, is with excellence. I am excited to see what God will do next in this ministry of HIS. With love, In His service, Diane Orr