Update on Using GNH for your party or event

The Good Neighbor House is available for use by community groups, classes, informal gatherings of friends, book clubs, prayer meetings – just about anything you can imagine! Write us at info@goodneighborwaco.org or call 254-716-3079 with the date and time range...

Group Spotlight: The Heart of Texas Storyteller’s Guild

On Saturday, April 13th from 3:00pm-5:00 p.m., the Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild will present the inaugural Porch Tales: Backyard Neighborhood Story Telling event! For this first event the Storytelling Guild is inviting Consuelo Samarippa, a master storyteller,...

The Mighty Oak

In the backyard of the Good Neighbor house, there is a tiny sapling planted into the ground. It stands across from a much larger, older tree —a constant reminder of what it may someday become. This sapling doesn’t look like much, and it’s not. There’s nothing...

5 Ways to be a Good Neighbor

The poet John Donne once said that “no man is an island” and yet we have found ourselves living increasingly isolated lives. On a national scale, we are witnessing communities hunkering down and drawing lines in the sand, often refusing to engage with anyone outside...

Settling the Nineteenth Century

The bright yellow house on the corner of Colcord Ave and 23rd street is hard to miss, and that’s good because the house and its occupants are eager for people to join them. The Good Neighbor House, located in Waco, Texas is modeled after settlement homes of the...