Archives for March 2013

A Message from Our Friend David Hilfiker, Who Was Recently Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

David Hilfiker founded Joseph’s House in the summer of 1990 when his young family and three of his patients, men who were homeless and had AIDS, moved into the House to form a community of welcome. David’s roles at Joseph’s House have changed over the years, but his friendship and his pleasure as our community matures in love have only …read more »

Lean on Me

Our new blog is named for the Joseph’s House anthem: Lean on Me by Bill Withers. It was over 20 years ago when we first played Lean on Me at the end of a memorial service in the living room at Joseph’s House. After saying the Serenity Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer, everyone put their arms around each and stood in a close circle, the volume was …read more »