News & Updates

January 26, 2022

Meet our Featured 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 & Finn and daughter, Sophia, have been the
November 19, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Lou Tchan Clarisse Bah!

My name is Lou Bah and I am originally from the Ivory Coast. I am a graduate from Houston Community College with an Associate Degree in Business, and I am pursuing an Accounting Degree at the University of Houston-Downtown. In my free time, I like listening to music, watching movies, and going on road trips. My favorite stop was San
October 28, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Garrett Rink!

Garrett is a freelance audio engineer who found out about WorkFaith only a few months ago when they were looking for someone to edit a podcast. He has thoroughly enjoyed giving back to the amazing community that WorkFaith has created. Currently, Garrett is working in music, podcasts, video games, and other general audio work. He enjoys helping artists turn their music into professional
September 29, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from 15 September – 15 October of each year. The observance is celebrated during this time frame due to many significant events for various Hispanic communities which fall within the observance period. WorkFaith is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by introducing the Spanish IMPACT Certification Program! Now our Spanish-speaking clients can learn the top soft skills
September 29, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Dylan Doener!

Based on the experience of a family member who went through the program, Dylan decided to volunteer with the WorkFaith Connection over the summer. As a receptionist, he had the pleasure of working with the incredibly kind and dedicated WorkFaith team. Currently, a sophomore at The University of Texas at Austin, Dylan is majoring in biology and pursuing a business
August 25, 2021

iWork Houston Hiring Expo!

Hiring Houston: Getting Our City Back to Work! Wednesday, September 22nd The iWork Houston Hiring Expo Presented by Houston’s First Baptist Church Downtown, is an in-person hiring event designed to provide hope, build community, and connect job seekers with long-term employment. As the workforce rebounds from the pandemic, our focus is on Hiring Houston and Getting Our City Back to
August 25, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Marina Llorente Cudala!

Marina has volunteered with WorkFaith since 2020. She has volunteered as a Financial Peace University Coordinator and Practice Interviewer. She’s passionate about advocacies, volunteering and helping various groups do evangelistic events in the Philippines such as previous Festivals of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine, and the Unicef’s Walk the World. She faithfully serves
July 28, 2021


Save the date: Wednesday, September 1stYou are Invited to Join Us and/or Volunteer! It is my delight to invite you to join us for WorkFaith’s 2021 By Faith Breakfast. After a year of uncertainty and trials surrounding the pandemic, we cannot wait to gather together this September to celebrate God’s mighty work in the lives of those we serve. At
July 28, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Emily Chew!

Emily is a Pacific Northwest native who connected with WorkFaith in the midst of the pandemic. She was searching for socially distanced community service opportunities and found WorkFaith to be 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 strong foundation, really is.” Her usual volunteer
June 29, 2021

What’s New at WorkFaith!

Workfaith Academy   Gain the leadership and soft skills you’ll need to advance in your career with a 90-minute workshop. Before You QuitPrinciples of Perseverance in The Marketplace 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 despite all the obstacles you can face
June 29, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Victoria Fradette!

She has been volunteering with WorkFaith in various capacities for several years now. She started out volunteering as a Graduate Encouragement Caller one Tuesday a month (a role that she LOVED), and when COVID took over, she started volunteering as a Job Accelerator Program virtual practice interviewer. Victoria shared, “I cannot articulate the extent to which I’m encouraged and humbled
May 25, 2021

Take a Moment to Discover What’s New at WorkFaith!

Did you know WorkFaith now offers IMPACT Certification?  Through the IMPACT Certification Program (problem solving, adaptability, communication and teamwork), WorkFaith has combined biblical principles, and market best practices to improve soft skills for anyone who desire long-term employment. This certification program is offered online and includes 6-hours of interactive training. TRAININGS OFFEREDDEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLEHow to Keep Your Job This
May 25, 2021

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Alfredo Alberto!

Alfredo joined the Workfaith volunteer family in 2020 and is now a Volunteer Ambassador. He has served in various volunteer roles: Practice Interviewer, Virtual Prayer Experience, Graduation Igniter, and so much more. He is a Family and Community Health Extension Agent for Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program. As an extension agent he serves the people of Houston, Texas
February 10, 2021

April’s Work+Faith Online Speaker is Terrica Smith!

Terrica Smith, Founding Developer of Madeline Cove, joins us on April 7th 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 hear from
January 5, 2021

December’s Work+Faith Online Speaker is Lee Behar!

Lee Behar, Director of Finance and Strategy Director at The Maclellan Foundation, joins us on January 13th 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.
December 18, 2020

Generosity at Work || Jamaal

After entering Star of Hope, “Jovial” Jamaal found himself at the beginning of a new life. Jamaal had tried to live life on his own terms and his own way, leading him to a life of drugs, alcohol, and pain. He ended up homeless on the streets of California, and his dad pleaded with him to come to Texas and
December 16, 2020

Generosity at Work || Tammie

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

Generosity at Work || 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. He 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
November 3, 2020

Believe in People

WorkFaith is partnering with StandTogether to fundraise for the remainder of 2020!  StandTogether’s book ‘Believe in People’ shares lessons from decades of successes and failures in business and philanthropy, as well as applying the principles that have enabled social progress throughout history. For each book sold, StandTogether will donate the cover price ($30) to support WorkFaith! How does it work?