Back to the Future at Shepherd Hood Ministries

There are rock stars in Kenya and some of the stars are like the ones we look at above our heads at night and wonder how they got there. One of those supernovas is Pastor Simon Muvengei.  Or as we call him; “The Miracle in Mwingi”. I first met Simon by God’s invitation in August of 2011. […]

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Jeremiah House forges ahead in spite of political unrest

The Jeremiah House is open for miracles and their 8 boys are thriving even with the challenging situation in Haiti. Berdy JeanMary; the centers director sent a sponsor update to assure everyone that the orphanage is functioning as usual thanks to the dedicated volunteers and staff in Haiti. Berdy writes: “….our boys are safe and […]

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PUSHING UP the KINGDOM

When it comes to sheer will, and confidence on achieving goals, no one can argue that Miranda Stacy Burcham has what it takes. Miranda was accomplishing miracles long before her connection to Orchid, but adding our vision to her heart was a match made in heaven. Miranda has been serving the forgotten for a long […]

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Orchid Donors brew up a storm of support

Orchids of Light sponsors stepped up an bloomed big for the August Micro Brew tour campaign and raised over $14,000.00 as a down payment for the land to build a new youth center in Mwingi, Kenya. This Center is the dream of Pastor Simon Muvengei and his Shepherd Hood Ministry.  Orchids of Light was formed in […]

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New Youth Center Planned at Shepherd Hood Ministries

  It is still a dream but now there are Angels in the architecture for this Youth Center in Mwingi Kenya. Pastor Simon Muvengei and Orchid are committed to get the funding necessary to build a facility like the one pictured and deliver a much needed brick and mortar sanctuary for the youth of this […]

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Lancaster County Microbrewery Fund Raiser

  GET OUT TO LANCASTER AND GET HOPPY Orchid is Raising Money to build a brand new Youth Center in Africa!! On August 26th 2017 Orchid will be hosting a tour and tasting at five of the best micro breweries in the country all based in beautiful Lancaster County PA. They include Lancaster Brewing Company, Wacker […]

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Want to Sleep Better?

  As a kid when I had trouble sleeping my mother taught me to count sheep. Count sheep I thought….why would I do that? So I tried it and fell asleep. When I got older my wife told me I should think of something soothing. A place or a memory that that could take my […]

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Small Grants Giant Outcomes

    It doesn’t take a million dollar grant to deliver incredible change. It just takes you. Orchid never set out to raise a lot of money and it was born of a simple creed: “Give away all the money raised and follow the gift into the hand of the needy”. That principal has never […]

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What would you do with 2.3 Million Dollars a Day?

  Reprinted from Len Morris and Media Voices for Children Imagine a sudden windfall. You wake up one morning and have the power to distribute $2.3 million dollars a day in charitable donations in your own hometown. Through your newfound philanthropy, you can help people access health care, feed the hungry, house the homeless, support […]

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Orchids sponsored School in Jaipur was another miracle

The ask was made in 2012 and Orchid supporters answered the call. Once just a flat plain of sand it is now a beautiful school making a world of difference. Orchids of Light sponsors like you helped drill the well, build the security wall and furnish the building. This construction of the Stars of India […]

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