Leah Gernetzke

Days 3 and 4: We are the world

(Fuller Center communications specialist is documenting the work of a women’s Global Builders trip to Haiti. This is her latest report.) I’m writing with a pen and paper, sitting cross-legged on the ground, surrounded by mountains, a distant view of the ocean, palm trees, meandering cows, horses, goats, a frenetically cheerful hog, and small groups […]

The Fuller Center welcomes Alyssa Hostetler as new Director of the Americus-Sumter covenant partner

The Fuller Center welcomes Alyssa Hostetler as new Director of the Americus-Sumter covenant partner

“She’s four-foot-eleven, but when she’s on the construction site, she’s the tallest person there.” That’s how Kirk Lyman-Barner, The Fuller Center’s Director of U.S. Field Operations, describes the newest Fuller Center staff member, Alyssa Hostetler, who assumed the role of director of the Americus-Sumter covenant partner last week. She will also assist with special events […]

Kirk Lyman-Barner named Director of U.S. Field Operations

Kirk Lyman-Barner named Director of U.S. Field Operations

Since The Fuller Center for Housing’s ministry was founded, Glen Barton has played an essential role, demonstrating a tireless commitment to eliminating poverty housing, to Covenant Partners throughout the U.S., and, most notably, to homeowner families.   So when Barton unexpectedly passed away Sunday, August 14, at the age of 61, The Fuller Center lost […]

Bicycle Adventure leader Allen Slabaugh reflects on a 3,600-mile journey

Bicycle Adventure leader Allen Slabaugh reflects on a 3,600-mile journey

Allen Slabaugh returned to The Fuller Center for Housing headquarters in Americus, Ga., filled with a sense of accomplishment … and a longing for his own soft bed. Slabaugh, who leads our Student Builders program in addition to coordinating the Bicycle Adventure, led a group of cyclists on a cross-country journey from Seattle to Washington, […]