News & Updates

December 1, 2022

Deborah Berry On Parenting, Cyber Awareness, and The Tech Trap | The Work + Faith Online Speaker Series

Deborah Berry was conducting a random check of her daughter’s phone one day when she happened upon something she’d never forget.
January 26, 2022

Meet Our Volunteer: Mari Goerlich

Meet our volunteer, Mari Goerlich! Mari is a WorkFaith volunteer who lives just outside of Houston in Spring, Texas. She and her wonderful, fun-loving husband, Chris, will celebrate their 20th anniversary next month! What an adventure it has been, especially after the very blessed surprise of having quadruplets 14 years ago. Her three teenage sons, Cohen, Noah, and Finn, and
November 19, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Lou Tchan Clarisse Bah

A volunteer at WorkFaith, Lou Bah, originally from the Ivory Coast, is a graduate of Houston Community College with an Associate Degree in Business. She is currently pursuing an Accounting Degree at the University of Houston-Downtown. In her free time, she likes listening to music, watching movies, and going on road trips. Her favorite stop thus far is San Antonio,
October 28, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Garrett Rink

Meet our volunteer Garrett Rink! Garrett is a freelance audio engineer who found out about WorkFaith as we were seeking a volunteer to help edit The WorkFaith Podcast. He has thoroughly enjoyed giving back to our community! Currently, Garrett is working in music, podcasts, video games, and other general audio work. He enjoys helping artists turn their music into professional recordings as
September 29, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month

Our country observes Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15 each year. This month honors the impact and contributions of Hispanic Americans to the culture and accomplishments of the United States. We have an exciting announcement. WorkFaith will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month this year by introducing the Spanish IMPACT Certification Program! This 6-hour program teaches skills like
September 29, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Dylan Doener

Meet our volunteer, Dylan Doener! We are grateful that Dylan is volunteering with WorkFaith over the summer as a receptionist. He heard about WorkFaith following a family member’s experience of going through our program. Currently a sophomore at The University of Texas at Austin, Dylan is majoring in biology with a minor in business. After graduation, he plans on attending
August 25, 2021

iWork Houston Hiring Expo!

The iWork Houston Hiring Expo is a hiring event designed to provide hope, build community, and connect job seekers with long-term employment.
August 25, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Marina Llorente Cudala

Meet our volunteer, Marina Llorente Cudala! Marina began volunteering with us in 2020, serving as a Financial Peace University Facilitator.
July 28, 2021

13TH ANNUAL BY FAITH BREAKFAST

You are cordially invited to WorkFaith’s 13th Annual By Faith Breakfast. We cannot wait to gather together to celebrate God’s mighty work!
July 28, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Emily Chew

Meet our volunteer, Emily Chew! Emily is a Pacific Northwest native who connected with WorkFaith in the midst of the pandemic. As she was searching for socially distanced community service opportunities, she found WorkFaith to be the perfect match: “I love that WorkFaith grounds something so practical as employment with Christ-centered faith because that’s where the foundation, the true and
June 29, 2021

What’s New at WorkFaith: WorkFaith Academy

WorkFaith Academy Gain the leadership and soft skills you need to advance in your career with this 90-minute workshop. In WorkFaith Academy, you will learn the following: Before You Quit: Principles of Perseverance What work experience has caused you to either quit or want to quit your job in the past? What does it take to be able to persevere
June 29, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Victoria Fradette

Meet our volunteer, Victoria Fradette! Victoria has been volunteering with WorkFaith in various capacities for several years. She started out volunteering as a Graduate Encouragement Caller one Tuesday a month, and after COVID, as a Job Accelerator Program virtual practice interviewer. Victoria has worked in Human Resources in the oil and gas industry for over ten years. On a personal note,
May 25, 2021

What’s New at WorkFaith: IMPACT Certification

What’s new at WorkFaith? Our IMPACT Certification! This 6-hour online interactive training combines biblical principles and market best practices to improve soft skills for anyone who desires long-term employment. Through the IMPACT Certification Program, you will learn problem solving, adaptability, communication and teamwork skills. Read below for the trainings we offer as part of our IMPACT Certification Program. TRAININGS OFFERED
May 25, 2021

Meet Our Volunteer: Alfredo Alberto

Meet our volunteer, Alfredo Alberto! Alfredo joined the WorkFaith volunteer family in 2020. He is now a Volunteer Ambassador and has served in various volunteer roles: Practice Interviewer, Virtual Prayer Experience, Graduation Igniter, and more. He is a Family and Community Health Extension Agent for Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program. In this role, he provides programing on Fatherhood/Parenting,
February 10, 2021

The Work + Faith Online Speaker Series: Terrica Smith

On April 7, Terrica Smith, Founding Developer of Madeline Cove, joins us for the Work + Faith Online Speaker Series. In this series, WorkFaith CEO Anthony Flynn interviews distinguished professionals who exemplify living at the center of work and faith, making it a priority to reflect Christ-centered lives while empowering others to do the same. We’re excited to hear from
January 5, 2021

Work + Faith Online Speaker Series: Lee Behar

For this month’s Work + Faith Online Speaker Series on January 13, we will be joined by Director of Finance and Strategy Director at The Maclellan Foundation, Lee Behar! In this series, our CEO, Anthony Flynn, interviews distinguished professionals who exemplify living at the center of work and faith, making it a priority to reflect Christ-centered lives while empowering others
December 18, 2020

Generosity at Work: Jamaal’s Story

Meet Jamaal. This edition of our Generosity at Work series features a WorkForce Development Training graduate who went from homelessness to hopefulness. After entering Star of Hope, a Christ-centered community supporting Houston’s homeless men, women and children, “Jovial” Jamaal found himself at the beginning of a new life. Jamaal had tried to live life on his own terms and in
December 16, 2020

Generosity at Work || Tammie

Tammie’s childhood is marked by many challenges. Her mother was an exotic dancer, and she never lived with her father. At age 11, her stepfather and mother divorced. When Tammie was 19 years old, Tammie’s aunt and her aunt’s best friend, who was a madame in Louisiana, trafficked her. Tammie’s past as a human trafficking victim caused her to feel
December 8, 2020

Generosity at Work: Meet Charles

“Committed” Charles found himself living in a transitional facility, stemming from bad choices and recovering from previous medical issues. He was looking to get a new start by searching for employment again. Charles was referred to WorkFaith by community partner Star of Hope, where he had recently completed the Men at Work program. He was skeptical about the Workforce Development
December 1, 2020

Generosity at Work || Abdulla

While Abdulla had over 30 years of international banking experience in Dubai and India, he experienced many difficulties re-entering his career field in the United States. He was told repeatedly that he needed experience in America to be able to find a career in banking. Abdulla also faced ageism due to his senior citizen status. By the time he was
November 24, 2020

December’s Work+Faith Online Speaker is Scott Sabin!

Scott Sabin, Chief Executive Officer at Plant With Purpose, joins us on December 16th for the Work + Faith Online Speaker Series. In this series, our CEO Anthony Flynn interviews distinguished professionals who exemplify living at the center of work and faith, making it a priority to reflect Christ-centered lives while empowering others to do the same. We’re excited to
November 23, 2020

Generosity at Work || Paula

Meet Paula. Paula graduated from WorkFaith’s Workforce Development Training in August of 2018. Originally from Alaska and a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Paula had over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. In November of 2016, Paula was laid off from her position at an environmental consulting firm due to a lack of funding. Unfortunately,
November 17, 2020

Generosity at Work || Sara

“I was employed with a company out of state, so I was working remotely from my home office. Among many others in my company, I lost my job due to COVID-19. I found WorkFaith because I needed to get started with my job search, and WorkFaith’s Boot Camp gave me the motivation I needed to launch into that search. It’s
November 10, 2020

Generosity at Work || Jonathan

Meet Jonathan. Jonathan is a promising young WorkFaith graduate. He graduated from our Virtual Boot Camp in June of 2020! He came to WorkFaith with the desire to learn employability skills. The skills he wanted to focus on were effective networking, job search techniques, and creating a solid resume. Shortly after completing the Boot Camp, Jonathan contacted his coach and
November 3, 2020

Generosity at Work

Over the months of November and December, you will see stories from a few of the WorkFaith graduates you are impacting through your giving. We are excited to share these stories with you through emails and social media and ask that you would consider giving to the work that God is doing here at WorkFaith! “I was a college graduate