The vision of Cradle Of H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Excel) is to go beyond geographical boundaries to provide hope for those who are desperately in need of nurturing. Cradle Of H.O.P.E. is commissioned by God to minister to children who are misplaced and void of purpose.
The mandate of Cradle Of H.O.P.E. embraces the concept for reaching, reviving, and releasing children to be productive and wholesome contributors to the welfare of humanity, globally.
Cradle Of H.O.P.E. will provide training and education in basic life skills for children and families that will allow them to excel spiritually, mentally, physically, and financially.
All of our undertakings will be empowered and directed by the Holy Spirit as we edify the Body of Christ, worldwide.
Cradle of H.O.P.E. is directed by its faith in God. We stand on Biblical Principles taught by Jesus Christ through His love for humanity. We are servants who are called to serve the poor, the hopeless, and those who are challenged by circumstances beyond their control.
Cradle of H.O.P.E. subscribes to the highest ethical and professional standards in its
mission to bring hope to the disenfranchised and underprivileged. We stand on sound principles and are committed to exercise wise stewardship over the resources entrusted
Cradle of H.O.P.E. strives to provide high-quality programs that are designed to educate
and relieve the suffering of the poor and needy, globally.
Cradle of H.O.P.E. is dedicated to reach out and touch the lives of those who are void of purpose. We are devoted to guide them through a transformational process which will empower them to be productive citizens in their respective communities.
Cradle of H.O.P.E. embraces the plurality of cultures and seeks to connect with a network
of humanitarians who will join hands across the globe to bring hope to the hopeless and
help to the helpless.
Reaching Out-Touching and helping children in need
Raising Up-Nurturing and preparing children for the future
Releasing Back-Returning children to make a difference
In 2003, Dr. Benjamin W. Rucker, and Dr. Angela Rucker, Assistant Pastor, Bride of Christ Church Ministries, met Baby Ruth on a missions trip to Guatemala in Central America. While ministering, there was a little girl sitting on the steps looking so lost and forlorn as she struggled to survive in an environment of poverty and very meager resources. When Dr. Angela Rucker looked at little Ruth, the Spirit of the Lord moved upon her heart that she should start a work in Central America for the children.
When Dr. Rucker returned to the United States, Ruth’s face was with her everyday. She saw Baby Ruth in everything that she did and prayed for her everyday. “It was like a burden on my heart to come back and start a ministry that would bring hope to the children of Central America.
Upon her return to the United States, Dr. Rucker introduced the vision. On February 15, 2006, God used little Baby Ruth as the inspiration to birth Cradle of H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Excel) in the earth realm.