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Living Nativity on December 10

Join us on Sunday, December 10th, to celebrate the birth of Jesus with our barnyard friends!  Everyone is welcome at our annual Living Nativity.

Kids and adults are welcome to play a part.  Bring your own costume, or borrow some of our pieces.  Adult volunteers for costumes, beverages, parking, animals, and information desk are also needed!  If you have costume pieces or extra fabric to donate, please let us know.

Arrive by 2:00 p.m. if you would like to have a role in the story.  No speaking parts or rehearsals required.  It will be narrated and you will be guided through your part.

Story and worship will begin at 2:30 p.m.  Stay for hot chocolate and fellowship with friends and animals.

Free of charge.   We will be collecting items for the House of Neighborly Service.  Click here for a list of needed supplies.

We love animals, but kindly ask that you keep yours at home for the day 🙂

Questions?  Call Kaarin at 303-898-5567 or email

By |November 9th, 2017|News & Announcements, Our Farm Animals|Comments Off on Living Nativity on December 10
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Group Publishing Youth Care Award!

We are excited to share that we have been blessed to receive the 2017 Group Publishing Youth Care Award!  This $1000 gift supports the opportunity for us to create pathways using Repurposed Materials between barns.  This will make Guided Hope more accessible to anyone needing more solid footing, walking canes, or wheelchair accessibility to enjoy our animals and family time together.  If you would like to volunteer to help with this project in the spring, please contact Kaarin Scoma at or 303-898-5567.  Thank you, Group Publishing!

(Pictured are Thom Schlutz, President and Founder of Group Publishing, Joani Schultz, Chief Creative Officer and Founder of Group Publishing, alongside Andrea Sutton, Guided Hope Board Member, and Brooke Danner, who is assisting us with our Roundup programs. )

By |November 9th, 2017|News & Announcements|Comments Off on Group Publishing Youth Care Award!

Board of Director Member Needed

Guided Hope has been blessed with five wonderful, committed board members, some of whom have been with us since our inception in 2012!  With the assistance of Ken Schuetz of Aligned Influence, we are fortunate to have a strong governing policy by which board responsibilities are clearly defined.   We are seeking a new board candidate who is interested in “Directing, Protecting, and Enabling” our organization. Our Executive Director, Kaarin Scoma, will continue with her responsibilities to “Lead, Manage, and Accomplish,” the goals of the board.  Please contact Kaarin at 303-898-5567 or for information or to recommend someone.    Thank you for prayerfully considering this important need!

By |November 9th, 2017|Board of Directors, News & Announcements, Volunteer|Comments Off on Board of Director Member Needed

Registration is Open!

Registration is open for our summer Roundups!  Our horses, barnyard friends, and volunteers are waiting for you!  The new Hope Trail will be open in June 🙂

Click here and apply now for your preferred dates.  We encourage all new and returning guests to sign up for at least three Roundups.

After your Roundups, if you wish you may return as a Ranch Hand volunteer. Or, if you prefer, you can jump straight to the Ranch Hand volunteer schedule weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, Wednesdays – Saturdays to help with ranch chores.

Wrangler volunteers are needed.  Help us serve our guests!

Share the flyer attached below with others that may be interested!

By |May 25th, 2017|Hope Trail, News & Announcements, Roundups, Volunteer|Comments Off on Registration is Open!

Open Ranch Day Highlights!

Over 170 guests and volunteers enjoyed a day of fun in the sun together!  Although we had a snowstorm the day before, Praise God that Sunday afternoon was brimming with new and returning Guided Hope friends.  Kids and adults enjoyed horseback rides.  Baby goats got lots of hugs.  New chicks came out to play.  Llamas showed off their fiber.  Ace archers flew arrows.  Painters decorated barn boards and birdhouses for our new Hope Trail.  Not to mention cupcake decorating for Butterscotch’s birthday!  Many thanks to our amazing volunteers who gave their time and energy to keep everything safe and fun!  It was a blessed day.  We hope to see many families returning for summer Roundups!

By |May 25th, 2017|News & Announcements, Our Farm Animals|Comments Off on Open Ranch Day Highlights!
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Open Ranch Day! April 30, 2-4PM

By |April 28th, 2017|News & Announcements, Roundups, Volunteer|Comments Off on Open Ranch Day! April 30, 2-4PM