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…

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…

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…

The Woman (and team) Behind Grad Makeovers

Carrie Rowell has been serving the ladies of Evangel Home for 2 years in a very special way. Carrie doesn’t bring food or donations, she gives of her time and talents to make the true beauty inside of our women reflect with their outward appearances! Each EH graduate is treated to a professional hairstyle, their…