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…

Looking For a House Manager

We have a part-time position as a house manager in the crisis home. These are the key staff members who help the women, answer phones and doors, sometimes prepare meals, are always ready to pray, update files and who sometimes have to balance 5 tasks at once. The position can be physically taxing but you…

Blessings in the Alley

Enjoy the following blog by our director of Evangel Home, Gerre Brenneman: One of the things I am blessed with at Evangel Home is the opportunity to meet people like Nadine. She is not homeless, doesn’t live far from us, and says she enjoys looking for treasures. Today one of her treasures is this set…

The Amazing Race: Agape Tuesday

This past Tuesday was truly an amazing day! The Amazing Race has begun for us and each day has a theme as we spell out the word BRANCH – Friday was Build; Monday, Restore; Tuesday, Agape (love).  Love was much in evidence as we worked at a horse ranch for kids with special needs, then…

We need your help: needs list

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 us a call – (559) 264-4714. Lots of canned goods Coffee (Folgers) All kinds of paper goods Freezer and sandwich bags Hamburger Chicken Bacon…

An Evangel Home Reunion

It was a very special moment this past February when, Judy Henirichs, one of the women who started our Heart Sister’s Tradition, stopped by for a visit. – and to bring Valentine gifts and treasures. Those “treasures” included Judy’s daughter Crystal and Crystal’s husband and infant daughter. Judy came to EH on Christmas Eve,1985. She was pregnant,…

We Need Your Help

We need your help!   This is an unusual request but we cannot accept any more clothing or shoes until the first week of November.  Sometimes we are overwhelmed with items we cannot use and we are now in super clean up mode as we prepare for cooler weather and the holidays.   Some of…

Can a deer and a woman be similar?

Recently I was at the California Fish and Game Department when an employee rushed by and said, “I’ve been called to rescue a deer caught in a volleyball net.” At first it seemed kind of funny and all in a day’s work for her. I wondered if it happened during an actual game (Yes, I…