Hi, We are the Douma Family! we are the faces behind Sola and are ready to welcome the 2023 hikers! We have been praying for this season and those we’ll meet, host, and help in some way. Maybe you?!  Please reach out if you are a hiker and want to stay with us when you come through Unionville, or if you are interested in what we’re doing and have a desire to volunteer. 

Psalm 121:1-2 “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth.”

Intern with us at Sola!

Sola Internship – 2023 General Description: Internship at a Christian hospitality ministry to hikers on the Appalachian Trail in rural New York (discoversola.com) closely involved with the small (36 members) nearby Unionville Presbyterian Church (BPC). Three-month to...

Some Homesteading on our 1/3rd of an acre.

This is entirely my own definition; I think of homesteading as a situation where you have a property that somehow makes you some money rather than you merely paying rent or a mortgage on it. It is not necessarily the case that the property “pays for itself.” Even if...

We’re Taking a Short Break! Be Back Soon!

We're taking a break from hosting hikers for a few weeks as we are anticipating the birth of baby#2!149 hikers have come through our mission so far this year. I hope we'll surpass 200 once we're back open later this summer. Blessings, - Banzai