Heart Sisters Week: More than a Celebration

One of the most beautiful and powerful events of all the many things that go on at Evangel Home is our annual two-hour Heart Sisters secret pal revealing party. In addition to the gift exchange, I read a book called You are Special. The author is Max Lucado, and the story is about wooden people named…

In Memory Of: Honoring Our Women Passed

In 1990 Anthi Renteria was our neighborhood bag lady. She ate and slept in dumpsters, was strung out on drugs, and survived by relying on the kindness of neighbors – and strangers. Eventually Anthi got cleaned up enough to come to the front door of Evangel Home and seek help. Although she never entered one…

Saying Goodbye to Joyce Williams

Evangel Home and Joyce have been together in a number of ways for almost 30 years!!! She has been our wonderful Volunteer Coordinator for 10 of those years, and when we threw a retirement party for her (June 23), more than 100 people showed up. It was a great show of love and support. Thanks to Joyce for her…

What People Notice (Swindoll List #3)

#3. You don’t know what people notice when you aren’t looking   One of our graduates once gave us a compliment and a caution at the same time.  We had no idea how much she was really watching us until shortly after her graduation when she said how hard it was to be the woman she…

Now and Not Later (Swindoll List #1)

Mr. Swindoll spoke on this topic at the Fresno – Clovis Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 23, 2016. His nuggets of wisdom spoke to our hearts and to our ministry. Gerre Brenneman (Executive Director) and Emily Dull (Office Manager) will be highlighting a few of these wise lessons and sharing how they are seen at Evangel…

The “Swindoll List”

One of the Fresno/Clovis area premier events is the Annual Prayer Breakfast. Charles Swindoll was this year’s keynote speaker, and he was powerful and practical humble and humorous. This 81-year old dynamo has “devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching of God’s word and His grace.” He had 1500 people hanging on every word…

Help With Chapel

Message to Our Church Friends: The most important two hours of our day are are those filled with chapel. We have a few vacancies and would like your help in filling them. Morning chapel is 8:30am to 9:30am and evening is 7:30pm to 8:30pm.   Our women need to hear the good news of the Gospel, they…

Christmas Needs List 2015

Wondering how you can help Evangel Home this Christmas? With the holiday quickly approaching, we have some needs that we can’t help but share with you. We’re currently in need of the following items to keep our home running at its best. Let us know if you can help by leaving a message on our Facebook or giving…

Thanksgiving Needs List

It’s that time of year again: Fall is upon us and Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. With the holiday quickly approaching, we have some needs that we can’t help but share with the people who keep us going: you. We’re currently in need of the following items to keep our home running at its best. Let us…

We Enjoy Graduation, Yes We Do

This year we’ve been privileged to see many women graduate from Evangel Home. We absolutely enjoy celebrating every woman’s big day. While thinking about the process that marks every graduate, our social media manager Gabby found herself asking a few interesting questions. She decided to pitch them to our lovely director, Gerre Brenneman. Here’s what came of…