Work That Brings Joy

Work That Brings Joy

Recently, the staff was asked why they work at Guest House. Responses were filled with enthusiasm! “Working at Guest House means I am a part of making a positive and powerful difference … in the world. It is good and noble work,” shares a long-time staff member who...

Statement About Suicide in the News

Guest House shares the following statement offered on June 8, 2018, by Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) to provide information and direction in an effort to increase awareness of suicide and to help prevent such tragedies. The understanding that addiction...

Leadership Conference Success

In early July, Guest House hosted our 17th Annual Summer Leadership Conference in Troy, Michigan. Nearly 40 participants and some of our own staff benefited from exceptional presentations. Our guests left with a great deal of valuable information and an understanding...

Guest House is a Health Care Ministry

There are many organizations in the health care industry, but Guest House is special because we are a health care ministry. We are a “hospital and hospice, a haven and sanctuary.” Our culture sets us apart from others. We were founded by a layman, Austin Ripley, who...

Intervention – A Purposeful Beginning

Intervention comes from the Latin word intervenire, which means to come between or interrupt. Generally, an intervention is intended to make things better. It happens when compassionate people feel help is needed to bring awareness of a concern to another person. The...

The Latest Happenings at Guest House

On March 21, 2018, the Guest House staff was excited to be part of the blessing and dedication of the new “Austin Ripley Heritage Room” in the Management Services Office on the Guest House campus. With the inspiration of Guest House chaplain, Fr. George Hazler, IVD,...